Public invited to ceremony and tours for new College Station City Hall

Public invited to ceremony and tours for new College Station City Hall

A dedication ceremony followed by tours will take place at the new College Station City Hall at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 7. We hope you’ll attend and get a first look at the three-floor, nearly 80,000-square-foot facility at 1101 Texas Avenue — just behind the current city hall, which will be razed in the coming months. Continue reading Public invited to ceremony and tours for new College Station City Hall

You can have an impact on our city’s future by serving on a board, commission, or committee

You can have an impact on our city’s future by serving on a board, commission, or committee

Have you ever considered volunteering to serve on one of the city’s 14 boards, committees, or commissions? These essential citizen groups have a vast influence in determining our community’s quality of life, and we have abundant opportunities for you to make a difference. Continue reading You can have an impact on our city’s future by serving on a board, commission, or committee

Can you imagine a day without water?

Can you imagine a day without water?

Today is the fourth annual Imagine a Day Without Water, a nationwide day of education and advocacy about the value of water. The Value of Water Campaign is helping hundreds of organizations across the country host events and spearhead projects aimed at raising awareness about the crucial need for investing in our nation’s water infrastructure. Continue reading Can you imagine a day without water?

Major changes underway at popular Lick Creek Park

The 515-acre Lick Creek Park on East Rock Prairie Road is undergoing extensive improvements, including the construction of a long-awaited nature center. Expected to be finished by May, the improvements will enhance one of College Station’s favorite recreational areas and make it more accessible – and enjoyable — for young and old alike. Continue reading Major changes underway at popular Lick Creek Park

Community grants have made College Station better

Community grants have made College Station better

By David Brower, Community Development Analyst

Since 2011, College Station has received about $7.2 million in federal community development grants. As part of National Community Development Week, it’s informative and enlightening to look at the positive impact these funds have had on our city.

Tarrow Park 3 5.27.2011Our Community Services Department coordinates with other city departments, social service agencies, businesses and other governmental entities to ensure the grants are used in the most effective way to address our most pressing needs.

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