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The Rockport City Council, at its regular meeting Tuesday, Sept. 10, approved entering an agreement with Azavar Government Solutions (AGS) for professional services for administration, discovery and collection of Hotel Occupancy Taxes (HOT).

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Aransas County Navigation District (ACND) commissioners, during staff reports at their regular meeting Monday, Sept. 16, briefly discussed damaged piers in the district’s jurisdictional boundaries.

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The following are open records information compiled by The Pilot staff. These records will be published each Wednesday, except when schedules prevent such publication. This week’s report covers the period between Sept. 9, 2019 and Sept. 15, 2019.

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FlatsWorthy is hosting a public meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25 at La Palma Event Center (2955 Hwy 35 N.) to discuss the potential effects on the health of our bays and the impact to fishing due to the proposed desalinization plants in Ingleside and Harbor Island.

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The 2019 Rockport-Fulton High School (RFHS) Lady Pirate varsity volleyball team has its sights set to take the District 31-4A crown with a deep team that fields seven seniors, along with a mix of young, talented players.

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The Rockport City Council, acting in its temporary role as the Rockport Heritage District (RHD) Board at its regular meeting Sept. 10, turned down, without prejudice, a Certificate of Appropriateness Application submitted by James Davant. He wants to construct a building at the site of the o…

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Community Aquatic & Skate Park lifeguard Kyler Skinner completed a water rescue of a distressed swimmer Thursday, Aug. 8. He was given the life saving award at the Rockport City Council’s regular meeting Tuesday, Sept. 10 for his efforts to rescue a six-year-old girl who jumped off the d…

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The following are open records information compiled by The Pilot staff. These records will be published each Wednesday, except when schedules prevent such publication. This week’s report covers the period between Sept. 2, 2019 and Sept. 8, 2019.

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The Aransas County Independent School District (ACISD) Board of Trustees, at a special board meeting Thursday, August 29, unanimously approved the construction of new parking on existing land near the Competition Gym and Martha Luigi Auditorium.

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The following are open records information compiled by The Pilot staff. These records will be published each Wednesday, except when schedules prevent such publication. This week’s report covers the period between Aug. 26, 2019 and Sept. 1, 2019.

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The Town of Fulton will have a new festival this fall if all goes as planned. The Fulton Town Council has approved the request of Shana Brader of Sun Kissed Graphics and Seaworthy Marine to hold a Fall Festival from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26 on Fulton Beach Road, between Cactus and Pa…

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Wings Rescue Center (WRC), the organization which has rescued more than 700 birds in Aransas County since its founding in 2016, will hold its annual WingDing event Saturday, Sept. 21 at Rockport County Club (RCC) during the HummerBird Celebration.

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The Rockport City Council, at its regular meeting Tuesday Aug. 27, took action to address an issue created by the Texas Municipal League MultiState Intergovernmental Employee Benefits Pool (TML IEBP) after TML IEBP staff failed to file required health insurance paperwork in a timely manner.

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The Wings Rescue Center (WRC) formally introduced the addition of its all-new bird hospital donated to them by the Terry Lynn Poerner Charitable Fund Foundation Saturday, Aug. 31.

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Texas lawmakers approved legislation during its last session in Austin addressing conduct in public meetings. Aransas County commissioners, at their regular meeting Monday, Aug. 26, approved Order #0-12-2019, Third Amended Rules of Procedure, Conduct, and Decorum, at Meetings of the Aransas …

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Eloy and Roxanne DeLeon have been commuting back and forth to Rockport from Robstown for two years following Hurricane Harvey. Now, with help from the Texas General Land Office (GLO) Homeowner Assistance Program, the DeLeon’s are back and living in a brand new home. They received the keys to…

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Local elected officials and agency representatives provided two-year updates regarding Hurricane Harvey recovery Monday, Aug. 26 at the Aransas County Emergency Operations Center.

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The aggregate amount of sales tax rebate revenue received by the three local entities, which collect the tax, was down 4.33 percent this month, and is down 7.39 percent through the first eight months of 2019.

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The Rockport City Council, at its regular meeting Tuesday, Aug. 27, denied without prejudice the first reading of an ordinance for a requested Planned Unit Development (PUD) located at 3250-3330 Highway 35 Bypass (42.54 acres of land out of an 84.118 acre tract, out of the George K. Taggart …

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Children associated with the Early Childhood Learning Center of Live Oak Learning Center (LOLC) have a new place to play after the school introduced its new playground Wednesday, Aug. 28.

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Aransas County commissioners, at their regular meeting Monday, Aug. 26, approved an Order granting a variance from the current Aransas County Floodplain Management and Watershed Protection Order, which prohibits the placement of manufactured homes and recreational vehicles in FEMA Zone (V) a…

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The following are open records information compiled by The Pilot staff. These records will be published each Wednesday, except when schedules prevent such publication. This week’s report covers the period between Aug. 19, 2019 and Aug. 25, 2019.

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