Public Workshop to gather comments and ideas about an outdoor sport complex for the community.
DATE: January 29, 2019
TIME: 5:30 p.m.
PLACE: Orange Public Library (Ira Williamson Meeting Room – inside Orange Public Library) 220 N.5th Street Orange,Texas 77630
All non-essential City of Orange offices will be closed Monday, January 21, 2019, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. There will be regular garbage pick-up on this day.
Regular City business will resume on Tuesday, January 22, 2019.
The City of Orange Emergency Management Officials met this morning to evaluate the potential risk of flooding as a result of the release of water from the Toledo Bend Dam. Through ongoing communications with the Sabine River Authority, we will continue to monitor the situation and post advisories as they become available to the City of Orange Facebook page (Orange Texas Gov) and KOGT.
On Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at a regularly scheduled City Council Meeting, held in the City of Orange Public Library Auditorium, 220 N. 5th Street, Orange Texas, at 9:00 a.m., a public hearing was held to receive citizen comments on the proposed use of CDBG-DR disaster recovery funds received from the General Land Office for Hurricane Harvey-4332 recovery grant funds for infrastructure projects. Eligible projects include: Flood Control/Drainage Projects, Acquisition/Buyout, Water Systems, Wastewater Systems, Roads/Streets, Debris Removal, Fire Protection Facilities, Gas Systems, Community Centers, Demo/Rehab of Public Buildings, Economic Development, and Public Services/Crime Prevention. The projects proposed for application are: Coopers Gully Lining Phase II, Regional Sewer Lift Station, Fire Truck designed to traverse floodwaters, Radio Tower, Community Center, Demolition of Cove School, updated City Master Plan, Acquisition/Buyouts, Water Tower Rehabilitation, Box Culvert Construction and Sluice Gates. Written citizen comments will be received at 803 W. Green Avenue, Room 201, Orange Texas, 77630, City of Orange City Hall 409-883-1055 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. The comment period has been extended and comments will be received until Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. close of the business day.
The City of Orange is in the process of developing Federal Grant Applications for mitigation and disaster recovery following Hurricane Harvey. Eligible projects include residential structure elevations, drainage improvements and updating the City’s Master Plan. If you are a resident of the City of Orange and are interested in a grant to elevate your residence please contact MPTX at 409-379-2790 or via email at email@example.com to receive your informational packet. Informational packets may also be obtained on the second floor of Central Fire Station located at 501 N. 7th Street.
Individuals who participated in the survey concerning the appearance of 16th Street are invited to review the final survey results at the link provided below. The following responses will help the City of Orange in making decisions that impact 16th Street between Green Avenue and Interstate 10.