But some residents, after learning more about the owner's plans, aren't opposed anymore.
A pandemic-fragmented school year likely will disproportionately affect low-income students and students of color, educators say.
The Galveston City Council also is seeking applications for public art and is keeping open its disaster declarations related to Hurricane Laura and Tropical Storm Beta.
While the park board has had to pull from reserves, it has fared better than tourism boards in some other cities during the coronavirus pandemic.
The damage also kicked up an age-old West End worry about what happens when private houses end up on public beaches after a storm causes the lines of mean high tide and vegetation to shift.
Galveston to allow races and runs back on city streets for the first time since March.
Beta weakened to a tropical depression on Tuesday, but its presence was still felt in frequently-flooded parts of Galveston County.