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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 extended period between Sept. 19, 2022 and Sept. 25, 2022.

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The Rockport Center for the Arts (RCA) has announced longtime hospitality executive Paulette Kluge as venue manager for the conference center (The ROCC) portion of the new RCA campus, which is now in the final phase of construction.

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Aransas County Independent School District (ACISD) Superintendent Dr. Joshua Garcia gave a presentation about the ACISD’s 2021-22 State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) scores to the ACISD Board of Trustees in a regular meeting Wednesday, Sept. 21.

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Aransas County commissioners, at their regular meeting Monday, Sept. 26, discussed drainage issues along Allen M. Parks Drive and Rattlesnake Point Road. John Danos and Chris Horn, two residents who live in the area, aired their concerns about drainage issues. These concerns were first broug…

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The aggregate amount of sales tax rebate revenue received by the three local entities, which collect the tax, was up 17.98% this month, and is up 13.74% through the first nine months of 2022.

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Karra and Chris Crowley, major donors to the Children’s Coalition of Aransas County’s (CCAC) Coastal Bend Child Development Center (CBCDC), were honored during a private gathering Thursday, Sept. 22 at the yet-to-be-opened site on Business SH 35 S.

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The newest leaders of two local government entities and one organization were featured at the Rockport-Fulton Chamber of Commerce’s quarterly luncheon Tuesday, Sept. 20 at the Rockport Beach Saltwater Pavilion.

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Aransas County Navigation District (ACND) commissioners, at their regular meeting Monday, Sept. 19, approved a request by 4-H Texas A&M AgriLife Extension to hold the 2023 Coastal Bend 4-H Sportfishing Day July 18, 2023.

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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 extended period between Sept. 12, 2022 and Sept. 18, 2022.

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Aransas County Navigation District commissioners, at their regular meeting Monday, Sept. 19, and after meeting in executive session, took action regarding non-ACND properties (county properties) that the district’s staff maintains.

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Join Friends of the History Center at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 25 for a program at the History Center For Aransas County (HCAC) to accompany the exhibit “Weathering the Storms – 1919 and 2017.” Penny Pillack, historian from Port Aransas, will describe when and where the storm began and how the l…

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Through Friday, Sept. 16 Aransas County had a historical count of 3,953 confirmed cases of COVID-19. Of those 3,953 cases, 2,625 have recovered (1,236 estimated probable cases), per reporting from the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS).

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Aransas County Navigation District commissioners, at their regular meeting Monday, Sept. 19, talked about the status of environmental conditions in Little Bay and other ACND properties, and discussed with, or actions by, other entities about these subjects.

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The Rockport City Council, at its regular meeting Tuesday, Sept. 13, approved the purchase of equipment and implementation services for the Backup Communications Center (BCC) to be located at the Rockport Service Center (RSC) on the SH 35 Bypass (under the water tower).

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The Rockport City Council, at its regular meeting Tuesday, Sept. 13, rejected the two bids submitted for the sale of the old City Hall property, located at 622 E. Market St., and initiated a Request for Proposal (RFP) for development of the property.

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The Rockport City Council, at its regular meeting Tuesday, Sept. 13, adopted the City’s 2022-23 budget, approved on second reading an ordinance setting the tax rate at Unused Increment Tax Rate of $.378149, and ratified the property tax revenue increase reflected in the 2022-23 budget and Ca…

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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 extended period between Sept. 5, 2022 and Sept. 11, 2022.

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Aransas County commissioners, at their regular meeting Monday, Sept. 12, approved with a 4-1 vote entering into an Interlocal Cooperation Agreement between Aransas County, the City of Rockport, and the Town of Fulton for Emergency Dispatching Services for a term of up to three years, with ea…

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The Rockport-Fulton Chamber of Commerce (RFCC) will hold its quarterly luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20 at the Rockport Beach Saltwater Pavilion. The theme is “Change Brings Opportunity”.

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Aransas County commissioners, at their regular meeting Monday, Sept. 12, unanimously approved the proposed final design drawing and specifications for the new Aquarium at Rockport Harbor building.

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Through Friday, Sept. 9 Aransas County had a historical count of 3,935 confirmed cases of COVID-19. Of those 3,935 cases, 2,616 have recovered (1,228 estimated probable cases), per reporting from the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS).

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Aransas County commissioners, at their regular meeting Monday, Sept. 12, initially tabled taking action regarding the Aransas County Navigation District (ACND) 2022 Tax Rate Levy of the No New Revenue rate of $.040434, then “un-tabled” it, and eventually approved it.

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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 extended period between Aug. 29, 2022 and Sept. 4, 2022.

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Aransas County Navigation District (ACND) commissioners, at their regular meeting Tuesday, Sept. 6, tabled the assignment of the Cove Harbor Wetland property from Belaire Environmental to Anchor QEA.

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Aransas County Navigation District (ACND) commissioners, at their regular meeting Tuesday, Sept. 6, heard a report from Chairman Malcolm Dieckow under a standing agenda item worded, “Effects of, and possible actions regarding, City of Rockport stormwater systems and discharges and constructi…

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Aransas County Navigation District (ACND) commissioners, at their regular meeting Tuesday, Sept. 6, approved the selection of G&W Engineering’s recommended contractor Derrick Construction for the Leggett Channel Harvey Storm Repair Project.

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The Fulton Town Council, at its special meeting Wednesday, Sept. 10, approved Ordinance No. 302 (tree ordinance), which protects live oak trees in the Town of Fulton.

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Aransas County Navigation District (ACND) commissioners, at their regular meeting Tuesday, Sept. 6, approved three items related to the district’s new tax rate and budget.

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The Rockport City Council, at its special meeting Tuesday, Sept. 6, held a public hearing for the City’s 2022 property tax rate, and then later approved on first reading an Ordinance levying a tax rate of $.378149.

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