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Updated: July 16, 2019 @ 1:14 pm
July 16, 2019
City pays Ike recovery contractor $13.5 million By KERI HEATH The Daily News Jan 1, 2019 GALVESTON The city on Monday ended a long-standing legal battle with a $13.5 million payment to disaster recovery contractor CDM Smith on money owed for work completed before the two parted ways in 20…
City agreed to these terms• 75% of all funds collected for improvements • 15% for maintenance of those improvementsThe reality: little or no $ were spent on improvements. It was those stipulations that convinced citizens to forego their objections of paying to park on the seaw…
Yes - lets see those numbers - and the sub ledger they were attributed to:• improvements • maintenance • admin
Thank you Debbie G for sharing your opinion. Voting against this ordinance does not mean you do not want tourists to pay to park. Voting against this ordinance means this ordinance does not recognize that citizens already pay s hefty amount to live here by the gulf. Let the tourists pay... vote no
Wait for the next version of the ordinance allowing citizens to register 2 vehicles for free parking. They can add the registered license plate numbers to the database they check to determine who should not be ticketed.
This is the level of transparency • the city collected the money • the city spent the money
What the citizens approved was:• 75% of funds collected spent on Seawall Improvements • 15% on maintenance • 10% on Administrative overhead
That’s what we approve…
By the coach
So... did the information on this ever get released? Looking at the antenna on the vehicle it has all the earmarks of being law enforcement. You just have to think somebody "protected" was behind the wheel. So much for investigative journalism.
We are "year one" into a seven year fiasco known as Charge for Seawall Parking. The way the ordinance was worded and approved by voters it automatically expires seven years after the first dollar is collected. In order to be renewed it has to be voted on and approved at the polls. …
There is a problem in this town where elected mentally deficient decide whether a person who has a chosen profession and experience can do a good job. That only comes second to their track record of bad decision making on choosing a replacement. Just being elected to office does not make y…