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Posted on: November 16, 2017

City of Portland to return to normal permit, registration fee structure on Dec. 1

In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, the City of Portland temporarily waived several City programs to expedite rebuilding efforts.  These temporary programs will end on Thursday, Nov. 30, and the normal permitting, contractor registration, and d...

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Posted on: November 6, 2017

TCEQ issues voestalpine report

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) has issued their report on the investigation of fugitive dust from the voestalpine facility. The report can be downloaded below:

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Posted on: November 3, 2017

Here’s the latest update from Republic Services as of Nov. 3:

 

By early next week, Republic Services will finish storm-related brush pick-up. They’re also scheduled to complete their second citywide pass collecting construction and other building-related debris (fences, etc.) in the next few days....

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Posted on: October 27, 2017

City extends waiver on some construction-related fees again

The City of Portland has once again extended the period
for waiving fence permit fees and associated contractor registration until Nov.30, 2017.

We’ve been asked about fines being issued for people who don’t yet have their fences repa...

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Posted on: May 31, 2017

Be prepared before a major storm strikes

It’s been 47 years since the last hurricane hit the Coastal Bend section of the Texas Gulf Coast, so most of the residents of Portland haven’t experienced the effects of a hurricane in this community. Being prepared well in advance of ...Read on...