Valerie Wells

Friendswood’s solid-waste management contractor early next month will stop picking up bagged construction and Hurricane Harvey-related debris, city staff said.

League City also closed the park for a week in January for water and drainage maintenance issues, and now has closed it for another week for grounds maintenance.

The city relied on incentives in the past to attract companies like Cabela’s to move to town and Ineos to stay in town, but in the future, city officials will attract businesses with a different carrot stick.

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Thanks, Chad. You are right. We are fixing it now.

Dugie -- and several other council members -- talked about cutting money from the Capital Improvement Projects, and the most likely place that cut would happen is in the "reinvestment program" to improve existing infrastructure.
Long made the "nice-to-have" comments,…

One of the arguments was that homeowners were already facing expenses due to the storm. I should have included that in the story.

The number reflects full-time equivalent employees. The hours that part-time employees work are included, which makes a strange total number.

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