Galveston voters approved the price increase in May 2019, but the state required the city to improve beach access before island officials could implement it.
Gov. Greg Abbott is asking the same question. His answer will directly affect what cities in Galveston County can do.
Biden and First Lady Jill Biden traveled to Houston because of winter storms that left millions of Texans without power for days.
Some will be be facing higher water bills, but cities across the county are making plans to help buffer the costs of leaking pipes.
Some council members were concerned with continuing to give the mayor emergency powers, while others said doing away with the COVID-19 state of emergency would send an incorrect signal that the pandemic is over.
Teachers in the online learning program must teach remote classes from the district campus.
Local transmission companies argue the situation was no worse in Galveston County than elsewhere, however.
District 6 Councilwoman Marie Robb was frustrated with Mayor Craig Brown's communication about the West End during the freeze.