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A $40 million project extending Landing Boulevard on the city’s west side — which would include building a bridge over Clear Creek — might remedy some of the traffic snarl on FM 518, officials said.

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Councilman Keith Gross, whose time on city council officially ends in January, took a moment Dec. 11 while talking about his tenure to advise his colleagues to pay attention to contractor change orders.

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Over objection from neighborhood residents, city administrators Dec. 11 proposed removing a $30 million diversion channel near Bayridge and several other projects to reduce the cost of a possible May bond referendum.

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County Judge Mark Henry on Monday called for the county's purchasing agent and auditor to resign for failing to protect the county from the loss of more than $500,000 to a computer scammer earlier this year.

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Developers starting in 2019 could pay increased fees to the city for engineering services and inspections as part of the city's plan to cover salary costs.

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Scores of League City residents filled city council chambers Tuesday to voice opposition to a controversial bridge project on the community’s mobility plan, citing concerns about potential flooding, cost and property values.

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Researchers at Rice University incorrectly described data used to model a proposed coastal barrier system in a widely distributed news article published earlier this week, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said.

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After years of unsuccessfully arguing for changes to the way Texas funds public education, some local school leaders say they’re optimistic about the next legislative session after the governor’s office recently released a list of possible solutions.

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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Thursday used emergency powers to suspend part of the Texas Insurance Code and block a proposed increase to windstorm insurance rates on policies sold through the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association.

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Almost two months after several members of the parks board feuded during a council meeting over handling of a proposed dog park, one person of the board is calling for a review of procedures to prevent future disputes.

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Presidential daughter and senior Whitehouse advisor Ivanka Trump visited NASA's Johnson Space Center where she spoke about the importance of science, technology, engineering and math education. 

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The city council on Tuesday took a first step toward a plan to have developers shoulder some of the cost for the city’s growing population by approving a roadway capital improvement plan.

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Mainland cities would have to secure hundreds of millions of dollars through local bond propositions, certificates of obligation, state and federal grants and perhaps other means to cover the massive costs of drainage improvements residents are demanding after Hurricane Harvey.

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Clear Creek Independent School District’s Board of Trustees has approved a change to the tax rate that gives officials more money for maintenance and operations, while keeping the overall property rate steady, officials said.

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After weeks of budget talks, League City council Tuesday approved a $207.9 million budget for 2019, about a million more than city staff initially proposed, while also keeping the tax rate below the effective amount, officials said.

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A community long known for its historic oak trees will soon have new ordinances to protect them after city staff members recently made changes allowing the council to have final authority over the measures.

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Officials could spend as much as $14 million fortifying the Oaks of Clear Creek subdivision against future flooding, but would first need to complete an $11 million regional project for the local improvements to be effective.

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The next day, Councilman Greg Gripon called for a second pump to help the beleaguered subdivision and said he would ask city staff to look into digging the neighborhood’s detention pond deeper and to install a pump station.

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Joseph Hans was at home in the Westover Park subdivision during Hurricane Harvey when two retention ponds in the neighboring Westwood development overflowed and sent water pouring across Maple Leaf Drive, he said.

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League City staff members will soon ask the council’s permission to apply for a grant that would help fund a controversial bridge, but Mayor Pat Hallisey said he doesn’t think it’s a good idea to move forward with the project.

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City officials asked board members Monday how they would feel about moving the sportsplex, which sits alongside Interstate 45 and state Highway 96 in League City, to another location the city owns near the Bay Colony subdivision as part of a public-private partnership swap, said David Hoover, the city’s director of planning and development.

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A $295 million Clear Creek flood control project could take five to 10 years to complete and, while much of the work is outside Galveston County, it will bring benefits to the region, according to Army Corps of Engineers officials and legislators.

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Reports that people from out of town are taking unwanted pets to the city's no-kill shelter has some residents concerned about rising costs and questioning plans to spend $7.5 million to build a bigger facility.

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As League City Emergency Medical Services responded to an onslaught of calls during Hurricane Harvey, water from a leaking roof was badly damaging its own building on FM 270.

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