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Posted on: January 13, 2021

Candidate Filing Period for the May 1, 2021 General Election

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The City of Brownsville would like to announce that the candidate filing period for the May 1, 2021 General Election is Wednesday, January 13, 2021, through Friday, February 12, 2021, at 5 pm, with following offices on the ballot:

  • City Commissioner At-Larg...
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Posted on: December 29, 2020

Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport New Passenger Terminal

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Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport is located in the southernmost part of Texas. 

As such, the new passenger terminal for this port of entry includes a high-security customs and border patrol screening area in addition to an expa...

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Posted on: December 29, 2020

New code eases headaches for developers

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The city of Brownsville’s building codes and zoning regulations have long had a reputation as being difficult to navigate and even at times contradictory.

Last year city management with the blessing of city commissioners set out to tame that beas...

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Posted on: December 29, 2020

Brownsville Ranked Best Value, Affordable Living

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (September 12, 2019) – In an article published by City Lab, Brownsville, Texas was ranked one of the Best Cities to Live, Based on Salaries and Cost of Living.

According to an analysis conducted by Indeed job site Chief Economist Jed Kol...

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Posted on: December 29, 2020

Mayor Mendez is leading Brownsville to closing the Digital Divide.

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MAYOR TREY MENDEZ ANNOUNCED CHANGE MAKER AWARD RECIPIENT FOR MAYORS MAKING STRIDES WITH BROADBAND

Mayor Mendez is leading Brownsville to closing the Digital Divide.

BROWNSVILLE (December 29, 2020) – Next Century Cities in their inaugural yearbook ...

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