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Posted on: April 19, 2017

Public Improvement District #1 (Magnolia Creek PID) Update

LEAGUE CITY, TEXAS – The City of League City has received an update for those involved in the Magnolia Creek PID assessment refund process.

The 14th Court of Appeals issued its decision in the interpleader case yesterday. The Appeals Court ruled that...Read on...

Posted on: August 14, 2015

Temporary closure of Calder Road

LEAGUE CITY, TEXAS – The contractor for the Calder Road Improvement Project will be closing Calder Road, from the Dickinson ISD Elementary School to Ervin Street, beginning April 17, until April 27, 2017. This road closure in necessary for the const...Read on...

Posted on: April 12, 2017

League City earns highest ISO rating

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CITY, TEXAS – Texas State Fire Marshal, Chris Connealy, presented the City ofLeague City with an Insurance Services Office, Inc. (ISO) rating 1/1Y at the
Council meeting on April 11, 2017 for improving the fire safety of the city.

 

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Posted on: April 6, 2017

Changes around the corner for Five Corners

LEAGUE CITY, TEXAS – It’s five o’clock somewhere … is probably what many people say after a long day that includes sitting in traffic at the area known as Five Corners.   Combine FM 270, FM 2094 and FM 51...Read on...
Posted on: April 6, 2017

Change to utility bill garbage charges

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Posted on: April 5, 2017

City receives Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada recently awarded the City of League City with a Distinguished Budget Presentation Award. The award is the highest form of recognition in governmental budgeting and represents a ...Read on...
Posted on: March 31, 2017

City seeks to issue Certificates of Obligation

The City of League City is proposing to fund projects identified in the 2017 to 2021 Capital Improvement Plan through the issuance of Certificates of Obligation. The proposed bond issue will fund $13.47 million in tax and revenue supported City projects...Read on...
Posted on: March 29, 2017

City restructures Finance Committee

The Finance Committee is being restructured to help provide citizens who serve on the committee continuity and a deeper understanding of the financial issues impacting the city. Changes to the committee were sponsored by Mayor Pat Hallisey and Council M...Read on...
Posted on: March 20, 2017

City gauges’ citizen input on potential dog park

Citizens living in the Newport and Ellis Landing subdivisions recently participated in a survey to gauge their interest in a potential dog park at Newport Park. Of the 82 citizens participating in the survey, 67 stated they lived in either Newport or Ell...Read on...
Posted on: March 15, 2017

Galveston County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event

Household Hazardous Waste Event

A household hazardous waste collection event is scheduled for April 8, 2017, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Gulf Greyhound Park (located at 1000 FM 2004, La Marque, TX 77568). 

The City of League City, City of Dickinson, and Keep Dickinson Beautiful have...Read on...

Posted on: March 13, 2017

League City to host 2017 Major League Quidditch Championship

League City to host 2017 Major League Quidditch Championship

Major League Quidditch will fly into the skies of League City this coming August as teams from across the nation flock to the city for the 2017 Major League Quidditch Championship.

League City, one of three finalists, was selected to host the championshi...Read on...

Posted on: March 8, 2017

Calder Road construction continues, moves forward to next phase of project

LEAGUE CITY, TEXAS – Construction continues along Calder Road as the next phase of the improvements project kicks off. 

Texas Sterling Construction, the city’s contractor, has been on-site since the beginning of February and moving ...Read on...

Posted on: February 24, 2017

City Council set to participate in retreat

City Council and the city manager will participate in a governance and leadership retreat at South Shore Habour Resort & Conference Center on Feb. 25 at 8:30 a.m. Mike Conduff, President and CEO of the Elim Group, who is an International City/County...Read on...
Posted on: February 15, 2017

City Council appoints John Baumgartner as City Manager

City Manager, John Baumgartner

John Baumgartner was appointed city manager for League City during a City Council meeting on Feb. 14, 2017.

City Council to approve the appointment by a vote of 6-0-0 with two absent.

“I am honored to be selected by City Council to serve our excel...

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Posted on: February 13, 2017

2017 Great Texas Warrant Round Up begins Feb. 25

The City of League City is teaming up with law enforcement agencies and courts from more than 300 jurisdictions across Texas to host the 2017 Great Texas Warrant Round Up beginning Feb. 25, 2017.   The warrant round up is designed to target thou...Read on...
Posted on: February 10, 2017

Janet Shirley joins the League City team

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The City of League City has selected Janet Shirley to serve as the city’s Director of Human Resources and Civil Service beginning Feb. 13.

In this position, Shirley will be responsible for managing and overseeing department operations, employee relat...

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Posted on: February 7, 2017

City seeks feedback on North Kansas Avenue reconstruction project

The City of League City is seeking public input on the North Kansas Avenue reconstruction project.

A public meeting is set for Feb. 22, 6:30 p.m., at the Johnnie Arolfo Civic Center (400 W. Walker St., League City, Texas 77573). 

The League City commu...

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Posted on: January 27, 2017

Fire Department responds to structure fire

Fire Department responds to structure fire

The League City Volunteer Fire Department responded to a structure fire at 205 W. Saunders St. shortly before 7 a.m. today. Crews arriving on-scene found the house engulfed in flames.

The fire was under control within 30 minutes; however, the hou...

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Posted on: January 27, 2017

Parks recreational specialist receives regional award

Katrina Beecher - 2017 Texas Recreation and Park Society East Region - Recreation Professional of the Year

The City of League City recognized Katrina Beecher for receiving the 2017 Recreation Professional of the Year for the Texas Recreation & Park Society East Region award during City Council meeting on Jan. 26.

The award was originally presented to Beecher, w...

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Posted on: January 26, 2017

Council adds public comment to boards, commissions meetings

The city’s boards and commissions meetings will now include a public comment section on agendas after a recent ordinance change. City Council approved the first and second reading of the ordinance to amend the Code of Ordinances by a vote of 8-...

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Posted on: January 25, 2017

Traffic signal activation set for Jan. 26, 2017

A new traffic signal will be activated at the intersection of FM 517 and Shoreview Dr. on Jan. 26, 2017.

The signal is being activated to help improve traffic patterns near Elva C. Lobit Middle School. 

Drivers are asked to exercise caution and should...

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Posted on: January 25, 2017

Athletes of the Year honored for their commitment, dedication

Scott Maier and Mikayla Simek were recognized as the 2016 Male and Female League City Athletes of the Year during a City Council meeting on Jan. 24, 2017.

The awards were presented to athletes from the city’s youth sports program in partnership w...

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Posted on: January 17, 2017

City ramps up tourism efforts with new Convention & Visitors Bureau administrator

Bryan Roller, CVB Administrator

The City of League City recently selected Bryan Roller to serve as the city’s Convention and Visitors Bureau Administrator beginning Jan. 17.

In this position, Roller will be responsible for strengthening and expanding tourism efforts through the dev...

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Posted on: January 10, 2017

Water Main Break

A water main was hit a short time ago. The following areas are either without water or have low water pressure: Bay Colony, Ron Carter, both sides of I-45 (between FM 646 and League City Parkway - includes Wal-Mart, Target, UTMB, Starbucks, Jimmy Changas,...Read on...

Posted on: January 9, 2017

League City welcomes Chief Building Official

Robert 'Bob' Kinsey, Chief Building Official

The City of League City recently selected Robert ‘Bob’ Kinsey to serve as the new Chief Building Official beginning Jan. 9.

In this position, Kinsey will be responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the building department. ...

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Posted on: January 5, 2017

City of League City to close for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

The City of League City will close, Jan. 16, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Closures include City Hall, the Police Department’s records division, Hometown Heroes Park facility, the Civic Center, and all other city offices.

All public ...Read on...

Posted on: December 12, 2016

Holiday impacts for the City of League City

The City of League City has set its hours of operation and services impacts for the upcoming holidays.

All public safety and emergency services will remain open throughout the holidays.

Additionally, residential and commercial trash route impacts will ...Read on...

Posted on: December 22, 2016

A special holiday message from Mayor Pat Hallisey

View Mayor Pat Hallisey's holiday message at https://youtu.be/qffLwFbMUHI

Posted on: December 26, 2016

Fireworks prohibited in League City

The City of League City’s Fire Marshal’s Office reminds all League City residents that the selling, buying, use, or possession of fireworks within city limits and the City’s extraterritorial jurisdiction is illegal.

Sparklers, noisemakers, and popper...Read on...

Posted on: December 21, 2016

Christmas tree disposal options

Christmas Tree Disposal Site

Residents looking to dispose of Christmas trees have two options this year.

Dumpster containers will be placed throughout the city for tree disposal from Dec. 22 to Jan. 13, 2017. Locations are as follows:

• Fire Station 2: 2120 Hobbs Rd.
• Fire ...Read on...

Posted on: December 20, 2016

City Council appoints interim city manager

John Baumgartner

John Baumgartner was unanimously appointed interim city manager for League City during a special meeting on Dec. 19, 2016.

City Council voted 8-0-0 to approve the appointment for a six-month period beginning Dec. 20, 2016.

“I am humbled by the suppo...Read on...

Posted on: December 15, 2016

Mayor proclaims: ‘League City’s 49er’s Junior Football Team Day’

League City's 49er's Junior Football Team Day (2016)

Mayor Pat Hallisey declared Dec. 13, 2016 as ‘League City’s 49er’s Junior Football Team Day’ during a recent City Council meeting.

A proclamation was presented to the team’s coaches and players on Dec. 13 for ending their ...

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Proclamation
Posted on: December 15, 2016

Mayor proclaims: ‘Clear Creek Intermediate 8th Grade Jaguar’s Day’

Clear Creek Intermediate 8th grade football team (2016)

Mayor Pat Hallisey declared Dec. 13, 2016 as ‘Clear Creek Intermediate 8th Grade Jaguar's Day' during a recent City Council meeting.

A proclamation was presented to the team’s coaches and players on Dec. 13 for achieving a perfect football ...

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Proclamation
Posted on: December 13, 2016

Bring a pet ‘Home for the Holidays’

Are you looking for that special gift?

The League City Animal Shelter has launched ‘Home for the Holidays’ adoption month – a campaign aimed at providing all the animals in the shelter a home for the holidays.

Adoption fees throughout the ...

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Posted on: November 28, 2016

Employees recognized for dedication, performance

The City of League City recognized employees for their hard work and dedication to serving the community on Dec. 7, 2016.

City Administration honored and recognized each employee by thanking them for their time, efforts and being a part of the team during...

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Posted on: December 8, 2016

Calder Road still under construction, faces delays

Calder Road still under construction

Construction on Calder Road is now months behind schedule and facing continued delays due to the city’s wastewater contractor, S.J. Louis Construction of Texas, Inc. 

“The Calder Road initiative is a series of projects (i.e., water line, ...

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Posted on: December 3, 2016

CANCELED: Holiday in the Park Grand Night Parade

The Holiday in the Park  Grand Night Parade set for 6 p.m., Dec. 3 has canceled due to inclement weather.   Event organizers have also canceled the Pet Parade scheduled for Dec. 4.Read on...
Posted on: November 23, 2016

Council members take oath of office

The City of League City officially held a swearing-in ceremony for three council members on Nov. 22.

City Secretary, Diana Stapp, administered the oath of office to returning council member Todd Kinsey, and incoming council members, Larry Millican and Greg...

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Posted on: November 17, 2016

Thanksgiving holiday impacts on city services

Impacts to City of League City services throughout the Thanksgiving holiday are as follows:    

City offices, Johnnie Arolfo Civic Center, and the records department will close at 1 p.m., Nov. 23; the Helen Hall Library will close at 2 p.m.;...

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Posted on: November 9, 2016

Registration opens for League City’s Citizens University

Citizens interested in learning more about municipal operations are invited to register for League City’s Citizens University.

The 12-week course is set for every Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. beginning Jan. 19, 2017

Each session will include an interact...

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Citizens University
Posted on: November 8, 2016

Unofficial League City Election results

The City of League City held a General Election for the purpose of electing Council Members to Positions 3, 4 and 5 on Nov. 8.

League City residents re-elected Todd Kinsey to position 4 with 15,492 votes; elected Larry Millican to position 3 with 16,457 vo...

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League City Election Results - Nov. 6, 2016
Posted on: November 8, 2016

City of League City General Election results

Results for the city's General Election for Council Member positions 3, 4 and 5 will be posted as they come in at www.leaguecity.com/index.aspx?nid=2838 and on the city's social media sites. Facebook Twitter Instagram Read on... League City General Election Results (11/8/16)
Posted on: November 7, 2016

City Council Work Session canceled (Nov. 7)

The City Council Work Session scheduled for Nov. 7 has been canceled due to lack of quorum.  

City Council will meet on Nov. 8, 6 p.m., in Council Chambers for their next regularly scheduled meeting.

Agenda for Nov. 8 meetingLive streaming of Nov....Read on...

Posted on: November 3, 2016

Veteran’s Day impacts on City Services

Impacts to City of League City services throughout the Veteran’s Day holiday are as follows:   

City offices, Johnnie Arolfo Civic Center, and the records department will close at 1 p.m., Nov. 10, and remain closed on Nov. 11. 

H...

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Posted on: October 18, 2016

Texas Comptroller recognizes City of League City for transparency efforts

League City was recently awarded a star in traditional finances from Texas Comptroller, Glenn Hegar.

This recognition is presented through the Comptroller’s Transparency Stars program to local government entities for their outstanding efforts in transp...Read on...

Posted on: October 5, 2016

League City ranks second ‘Fastest Growing City’ in the nation

The City of League City is the second ‘Fastest Growing City’ in the nation, according to a recently published WalletHub study.

League City was also ranked the fastest growing small city for 2016.

Rankings were determined based on a variety of sociod...Read on...

WalletHub: 2016's Fastest Growing Cities
Posted on: September 1, 2016

Labor Day impacts on City Services

The City of League City offices will be close on Monday, Sept. 5, in observance of Labor Day.

This includes City Hall, Municipal Court, Utility Billing, Hometown Heroes building, and the records department.

Parks, public safety and emergency servi...Read on...

League City trash pick-up schedule
Posted on: August 23, 2016

League City to host Paws and Claws Adopt-A-Thon, give animals a new lease on life

Paws and Claws

The League City Animal Shelter is partnering with shelters throughout the area to give a loving animal a new lease on life at the annual Paws and Claws Adopt-a-thon Aug. 27 and 28.

The event, which is sponsored by the Friends of League City Animal Shel...Read on...

Posted on: August 17, 2016

League City takes reins, charts new path with ‘Roadmap to the Future’

League City is one of the fastest growing cities throughout the region and is steadily implementing the community’s ‘Roadmap to the Future’ with the vision of becoming the best place to live, work and play.

The city developed its ‘Roadmap to the Future...Read on...

Posted on: August 16, 2016

Tonight’s City Hall in the Park canceled

The City Hall in the Park event scheduled for tonight, Aug. 16, from 6 to 8 p.m., has been canceled due to inclement weather impacting the area.

Contact the League City Communications Department with any questions at (281) 554-1025.Read on...

Posted on: August 8, 2016

League City selects Director of Public Works

Gabriel Menendez - Director of Public Works

The City of League City recently selected Gabriel Menendez to serve as the new Director of Public Works beginning Aug. 8.

In this position, Menendez will provide direct oversight for streets, storm water management, traffic operations, wastewater treat...Read on...

Posted on: August 2, 2016

City creates new tool to assist in development

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The City of League City has designed a new tool to assist those who are seeking to do business in the city in accordance with city, state, and federal laws.

The new tool is a flowchart geared at guiding those involved in the development process throug...Read on...

Flowchart
Posted on: July 27, 2016

League City selects Neighborhood Services Manager

Frank LeBlanc

The City of League City recently selected Frank LeBlanc to serve as the city’s next Neighborhood Services Manager beginning July 25, 2016.

In this position, LeBlanc will be responsible for the administration of the Code Compliance function including i...Read on...

Posted on: July 12, 2016

City Council receives proposed fiscal year 2017 budget

League City’s proposed budget of $192.2 million for fiscal year 2016 to 2017 was delivered to City Council July 11.

The budget places focus on League City’s long-term vision and capital investment needs.

“The proposed budget addresses our major conc...Read on...

Fiscal year 2017 proposed budget
Posted on: July 8, 2016

League City’s capital improvement shortfalls

City Council and staff are continuously working to enhance the quality of life for the League City community while executing the city’s ‘Roadmap to the Future’ and planning for the future needs beyond today and tomorrow.

League City must maintain pub...Read on...

Posted on: July 1, 2016

League City releases 2015 water quality report

The City of League City released the 2015 Consumer Confidence Report for the City’s drinking water system on July 1, 2016.

The annual water quality report provides information on the City’s source water, the levels of detected contaminants and complian...Read on...

2015 Consumer Confidence Report
Posted on: June 30, 2016

Nomination call for the Arthur Hewitt Volunteer Spirit Award

Nominations are currently being accepted for the 2016 Arthur Hewitt Volunteer Spirit Award for the period of July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016.

Arthur Hewitt, who passed away in 2012, dedicated 61 years of his life to the League City community by serving a...Read on...

Arthur Hewitt Volunteer Spirit Award
Posted on: June 29, 2016

LCVFD honors former League City Deputy Fire Marshal

The League City family is mourning the loss of Joseph ‘JJ’ Jack who passed away June 26, 2016 at 2:05 a.m. from natural causes.

Jack was well known throughout the League City as a volunteer firefighter who was passionate about serving the community and...Read on...

Posted on: June 27, 2016

Fourth of July impacts, activities

The City of League City will host its annual Citizen Appreciation Day on Monday, July 4, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at League Park.

The event is free and open to the entire community as a token of appreciation for all who make League City their home. Fest...Read on...

Posted on: June 21, 2016

Upgrade rejuvenates League City Animal Shelter

Signs of progress are happening throughout the City with the latest improvement project focused on the League City Animal Shelter.

A project to expand and upgrade the current shelter at a cost of $150,000 was approved by the City Council of League City...Read on...

Posted on: June 21, 2016

Trail Safety Tips

Safety is on the minds of everyone as the Summer swings into gear.

City officials urge residents to keep safety in mind as they hit the city’s Hike and Bike trails.

Random assaults are a rare occurrence in League City; however, a few assaults th...Read on...

Posted on: June 3, 2016

Weather conditions postpone City’s National Trails Day event

The City of League City’s National Trails Day scheduled for tomorrow, June 4, has been postponed to June 11 due to weather conditions.

The annual event will take place at the Rustic Oaks Park (5101 Orange Blossom) from 9 to 11 a.m.

League City’s Na...Read on...

Posted on: June 2, 2016

City to host Downtown Revitalization public meeting

The City of League City is seeking public input on the proposed Downtown Revitalization Plan.

The first of two public meetings is set for June 15, 6 p.m., at the Johnnie Arolfo Civic Center (400 W. Walker St., League City, Texas 77573).

The propos...Read on...

Downtown Revitalization Overview
Posted on: May 26, 2016

League City selects Economic Development Director

Scott D. Livingston

The City of League City has selected Scott D. Livingston to serve as the new Director of Economic Development beginning June 13.

In this position, Livingston will be responsible for helping the City to achieve economic diversification by strategicall...Read on...

Posted on: May 13, 2016

City Seeks to Issue Certificates of Obligation

The City of League City is proposing to fund projects identified in the 2016 to 2020 Capital Improvement Plan through the issuance of Certificates of Obligation.

The proposed bond issue will fund $13.65 million in tax and revenue supported City projec...Read on...

Bond Issue 2016
Posted on: May 11, 2016

Downtown Redevelopment Presentation

The presentation presented to City Council during the May 10, 2016 meeting is available at www.leaguecity.com/DocumentCenter/View/13989.

Full details on the plan are available at www.leaguecity.com/index.aspx?NID=2760

Downtown Redevelopment Presentation
Posted on: May 10, 2016

City releases 'Long Range Financial Forecast'

The City's 'Long Range Financial Forecast' for the Fiscal Year 2017 to 2021 was recently released.

The forecast provides a long-term context for annual decisions made with the FY 2017 Budget and the FY 2017 to 2021 Capital Improvement Plan. It also ...Read on...

League City Long Range Financial Forecast
Posted on: May 2, 2016

Downtown redevelopment presentation

The Downtown Redevelopment plan will be presented to City Council and the public during a City Council meeting scheduled for May 10.

Downtown redevelopment was identified as one of the key short term goals in the City’s ‘Roadmap to The Future’ by the C...Read on...

Posted on: April 26, 2016

Fight the Bite: Update on mosquito spraying for League City

Mosquito spraying throughout League City is provided by Galveston County Mosquito Control District from late March through early November. This includes routine spraying by truck and aerial spraying.

GCMCD has not begun to spray for mosquitoes due t...Read on...

Fight the Bite poster
Posted on: April 25, 2016

City plans Parks and Open Space Master Plan public meetings

The City of League City is seeking public input on the Parks and Open Space Master Plan.

Citizens interested in participating in the process are invited to attend public meetings set for May.

“Public input is a crucial aspect to this process,” sai...Read on...

Posted on: April 21, 2016

City Council denies, suspends rate increase requests from CenterPoint

The City Council of League City unanimously denied a CenterPoint Energy request and suspended another effort to increase utility rates for League City customers.

An application for CenterPoint to implement a Distribution Cost Recovery Factor (DCRF) was...Read on...

Posted on: April 19, 2016

Residential waste services schedule for week of April 18, 2016

Significant rain totals in the Houston Area yesterday led to Republic Services suspending residential trash pick-up yesterday (April 18). Residential trash routes for the City of League City resumed today with the below schedule, weather permitting. Crews...Read on...

Posted on: April 18, 2016

League City weather impacts - April 18, 2016

Heavy rain and flooding are impacting the League City area. City services and road impacts due to the weather moving through follow. The City of League City encourages everyone to stay safe, don't drive into flooded areas.

WASTE SERVICESAs of 3:...Read on...

Posted on: April 14, 2016

League City to host rain barrel sale

The City of League City will host a rain barrel sale in an effort to promote the City’s Rainwater Harvesting efforts and promote the conservation of water resources.

Through the Rain Barrel Program, residents of League City may purchase ‘Ivy’ rain barr...Read on...

Posted on: April 11, 2016

City announces dates for City Hall in the Park

The City of League City will host City Hall in the Park on May 17 and June 21.

The community outreach initiative provides residents with a forum to informally meet with council members, the City Manager and other key staff.

“City Hall in the Park ...Read on...

Posted on: April 11, 2016

City consolidates development services, repurposes building

City Hall officially opens a new annex this week to consolidate the City’s development services and enhance communication and customer service.

Customers seeking assistance from League City’s engineering, planning, building inspection, and neighborho...Read on...

Posted on: March 31, 2016

Volunteer Fire Department honors firefighters

The League City Volunteer Fire Department hosted its annual awards for 2015 on March 29 at the Johnnie Arolfo Civic Center.

“I am always amazed at the amount of compassion and desire to serve one's neighbor that a person can have,” said Jack Helton, As...Read on...

LCVFD Award Ceremony photos
Posted on: April 1, 2016

TRAFFIC ALERT: IH-45 northbound, southbound lane closures

All Interstate 45 northbound and southbound lanes, between FM 517 and FM 518 in League City, will close nightly from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. beginning Sunday, April 3.

During this time, travelers should expect travel delays as traffic will be routed to the ...Read on...

Posted on: March 31, 2016

League City to host 2016 Major League Quidditch Championship

Major League Quidditch announced today that the City of League City will host the 2016 Major League Quidditch Championship Aug. 20 to 21 at Hometown Heroes Park.

The announcement comes after weeks of discussions with MLQ and city officials.

“Major L...Read on...

Posted on: March 30, 2016

Hallisey, Dugie sworn-in to City Council

The City of League City officially welcomed two new councilmembers during a swearing-in ceremony on March 29 in the City Council Chambers.

City Secretary, Diana Stapp, administered the oath of office to incoming mayor, Pat Hallisey, and incoming counci...Read on...

Posted on: March 28, 2016

Public Notice: Drinking Water Quality Maintenance activity begins April 15, 2016

Gulf Coast Water Authority (GCWA) and the City of League City will be conducting water quality maintenance on the transmission and associated distribution systems served by GCWA’s Thomas Mackey Water Treatment Plant, which includes the City of League City...Read on...

Posted on: March 22, 2016

TRAFFIC ALERT: I-45 northbound lane closures begin March 22

All Interstate 45 northbound lanes, between FM 517 and FM 518 in League City, will close nightly from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. beginning March 22.

During this time, travelers should expect travel delays as traffic will be routed to the frontage road.

The ...Read on...

TxDOT Road Closures
Posted on: March 19, 2016

Unofficial League City Special Election Results

League City Special Election Results - March 2016

The City of League City held a Special Election for the purpose of electing a Mayor and a Council Member to Position 2 on March 19.

Pat Hallisey was elected mayor with 2,068 votes. Hank Dugie, who ran unopposed, was officially elected with 3,395 votes...Read on...

League City Special Election Results - March 2016
Posted on: March 17, 2016

Special Election polling locations

The City of League City will hold a Special Election for residents to elect a Mayor and a Council Member to Position 2 on March 19.

Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the following locations:

• CCISD Administration Building, 2425 E. Main St.
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Posted on: March 16, 2016

League City ranks among ‘Best Cities for Young Families’

The City of League City ranks among the ‘Best Cities for Young Families’ in the nation, according to a recently published ApartmentList.com listing.

League City has been ranked the 18th best city for 2016.

Rankings were determined based on safety, h...Read on...

2016 Best Cities for Young Families
Posted on: March 14, 2016

Cabela’s brings destination retail to League City

The City of League City welcomes, Cabela’s, as they open their doors to the public on March 17.

Cabela’s, the first destination retailing of its kind in League City, features 72,000 square feet of high quality hunting, fishing and outdoor camping gear....Read on...

Cabela's - League City
Posted on: March 10, 2016

Significant League City Council Meeting

The City of League City set the stage for a brighter future during the March 8, 2016 meeting with three significant accomplishments.

The first accomplishment was Council unanimously approving a construction project of more than three million dollars t...Read on...

City Council Meeting - March 8
Posted on: March 14, 2016

Police partner with Rotary, will provide free Active Shooter training for community

The threat of an active shooter in a populated place is on the minds of both the public and law enforcement agencies. Active shooter situations are unpredictable and evolve quickly. The League City Police Department, in partnership with the Rotary Club of...Read on...

Event Registration
Posted on: March 3, 2016

Alabama Avenue closes for repair

Alabama Avenue, from FM 518 to Coryell Street, is closed until tomorrow - March 4 - at approximately 10 a.m.

The street is currently undergoing rehabilitation. Part of the rehabilitation includes applying oil to the street which may have some potentia...Read on...

Posted on: March 1, 2016

League City ranks among safest cities in Texas

The City of League City ranks among the safest cities in Texas according to a recently published BackgroundChecks.org listing.

League City has been ranked the 21st safest city in Texas.

Rankings were determined based on FBI violent crime stats and...Read on...

Posted on: February 25, 2016

League City Athletes of the Year

The City of League City’s Recreation Department recognized Drew Moreno and Anna Soles as the 2015 Male and Female League City Athletes of the Year on Feb. 23, 2016.

The athletes, who were selected from the City’s Youth Sports Program, were presented pl...Read on...

Posted on: February 25, 2016

2016 Great Texas Warrant Round up begins March 5

The City of League City is teaming up with law enforcement agencies and courts from more than 300 jurisdictions across Texas to host the 2016 Great Texas Warrant Round up beginning March 5, 2016.
The Roundup is designed to target thousands of defendant...Read on...

Posted on: February 25, 2016

Calder Road construction project to begin

The City of League City, in partnership with the County of Galveston, will begin a construction project to improve Calder Road on Feb. 29, 2016.

The project will convert Calder Road to one-way traffic (north bound only) from Big League Dreams Parkwa...Read on...

Calder Road Construction Traffic Map
Posted on: February 24, 2016

Local high school student honored for community service

Clear Springs High School student, Chandler Moore, was recognized for his community service to the League City community on Feb. 23, 2016.

Moore, a member of the League City Methodist Church Scout Troop 603, was presented with a proclamation for volunt...Read on...

Posted on: February 19, 2016

City Council receives CIP funding presentation

City Council members recently discussed the long-term funding needs associated with capital improvements and staffing for the City of League City on Feb. 8, 2016.

The presentation was provided by City Staff during the bi-weekly City Council Work Sessio...Read on...

City Council Work Session - Feb. 8
Posted on: February 11, 2016

Eastbound lane on FM 518 repairs complete, lane re-opens

LEAGUE CITY, TEXAS – Repairs to the eastbound lane on FM 518, between Reynolds Street and Texas Avenue, have been completed and all traffic lanes are open.

The lane was closed on Jan. 27 as a precautionary measure after City crews identified a settle...Read on...

Posted on: February 7, 2016

Lane closure update: Eastbound lane on FM 518 to remain closed

LEAGUE CITY, TEXAS – The eastbound lane on FM 518, between Reynolds Street and Texas Avenue, will remain closed until further notice due to a settlement in the lane.

The Texas Department of Transportation verified the formation of a settlement under th...Read on...

Posted on: January 28, 2016

Main Street Lane Closure

An eastbound lane on Main Street, between Reynolds Street and Texas Avenue, is closed until further notice due to a settlement in the lane.

The settlement was identified on Jan. 27 by city officials who are working, in conjunction with the Texas Depart...Read on...

Posted on: December 28, 2015

Fireworks prohibited in League City

The City of League City’s Fire Marshal’s Office reminds all League City residents that the selling, buying, use, or possession of fireworks within city limits and the City’s extraterritorial jurisdiction is illegal.

Sparklers, noisemakers, and popper...Read on...

Posted on: December 22, 2015

League City Volunteer Fire Department implements daytime staffing plan

The City of League City will implement a daytime staffing plan for the League City Volunteer Fire Department beginning Jan. 4, 2016.

The City plans to use two ways to staff daytime crews.

Existing volunteer firefighters will be offered a stipend o...Read on...

Posted on: December 15, 2015

Holiday impacts for the City of League City

The City of League City has set its hours of operation and services impacts for the upcoming holidays. All public safety and emergency services will remain open throughout the holidays.
Additionally, residential and commercial trash route impacts wi...Read on...

Posted on: December 21, 2015

City Council Work Session Canceled

The City Council Work Session scheduled for tonight, Dec. 21, has been canceled.

City Council will meet for their regularly scheduled meeting tomorrow, Dec. 22, at 6 p.m., in Council Chambers.

Up-to-date information on City Council meetings is als...Read on...

Posted on: December 16, 2015

League City Parks Recreation Spring Brochure now available

The City of League City Parks Recreation department has released its annual Beyond the Oaks Spring Brochure.

Swim lessons, water aerobics, a Kids Night Out, and Spring Break Camp are among the newest programs being offered by the League City Parks Recr...Read on...

Beyond the Oaks Spring Brochure
Posted on: December 12, 2015

League City seeks suggestions for time capsule

The City of League City is celebrating a major milestone - reaching 100,000 residents!

The celebration includes the burying of a 50-year time capsule at Hometown Heroes Park on Dec. 29.

Interested in making your mark in League City’s history?
...Read on...

League City population to reach 100,000: Community
Posted on: December 10, 2015

League City population to reach 100,000: Community Celebration set for Dec. 29

The City of League City will mark a major milestone in the City’s history with a community celebration on Dec. 29, at 1:30 p.m., at Hometown Heroes Park.

The celebration will highlight the City reaching 100,000 in population and will also focus on the ...Read on...

Posted on: December 9, 2015

Public Hearing set for PID No. 2 assessment rate

The City of League City will hold a public hearing on the Public Improvement District No. 2 (Victory Lakes) assessment rate on Dec. 22, 2015 at 6 p.m. in the Council Chambers.

The hearing will be conducted to receive public input regarding a proposed ...Read on...

Posted on: December 3, 2015

Holiday in the Park Parade street closures

Farm to Market Road (FM) 518 from State Highway (SH) 3 to Farm to Market (FM) 270 on Dec. 5 beginning at 5 p.m. for the annual Holiday in the Park Parade.

The Grand Night Parade is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. and traffic will be diverted in several ar...Read on...

Street Closures Map
Posted on: December 2, 2015

League City to hold Special Election to fill City Council vacancies

The City of League City will conduct a special election in March 2016 to fill two vacancies on the City Council.

The vacancies are for the seats formerly held by Councilmember Tommy Cones and Mayor Tim Paulissen.

Cones submitted his resignation ...Read on...

Posted on: November 23, 2015

League City lifts Stage 2 water restrictions

The City of Houston has completed repairs to the main water supply line repairs until further notice.

Effective immediately, Stage 2 water restrictions have been lifted for the City of League City.

The City will return to Stage 1 of the Drought ...Read on...

City of League City's Drought Contingency Plan
Posted on: November 23, 2015

Holiday Open House, Tree Lighting to kick-off the League City Holiday Season

The holiday season kicks-off with the City of League City’s annual Holiday Open House and Tree Lighting Ceremony on Dec. 3, 5 p.m. at Helen Hall Library.

The Tree Lighting Ceremony immediately follows the Holiday Open House at 6:30 p.m.

Activitie...Read on...

Posted on: November 19, 2015

Public Hearings & Notices

The City of League City recently notified residents of the Public Improvement District #2 (Victory Lakes) via mail of a public hearing set for Nov. 24, 2015 at 6 p.m. in Council Chambers.

The public hearing will be conducted to receive comments relate...Read on...

Posted on: November 18, 2015

League City names Assistant Fire Chief, Fire Marshal

LEAGUE CITY, TEXAS – The City of League City has selected Thomas ‘Tommy’ Cones to serve as the Assistant Fire Chief and Fire Marshal of League City.

Cones, who currently serves as a councilmember, will assume his new responsibilities on Dec. 7, 2015.
...Read on...

Tommy Cones Biography
Posted on: November 17, 2015

Thanksgiving impacts for the City of League City

The City of League City offices, including City Hall, Helen Hall Library and most municipal offices - will close Wednesday, Nov. 25, at 2 p.m., and re-open on Monday, Nov. 30, in observance of Thanksgiving.

Hometown Heroes Park will close on Nov. 25 ...Read on...

Posted on: November 3, 2015

Unofficial League City Special Election Results

A Special Election for the City of League City was held today for residents to vote on the creation of the League City Municipal Development District and the imposition of a sales and use tax of one-fourth of one percent to finance development projects.
...Read on...

Special Election Information
Posted on: November 3, 2015

Special Election Results - 2015

Unofficial results from the Nov. 3 special election on the creation of the League City Municipal Development District and the imposition of a sales and use tax of one-fourth of one percent will be posted at www.leaguecity.com/index.aspx?NID=2672 as they c...Read on...

Special Election Results
Posted on: October 30, 2015

Special Election polling locations

LEAGUE CITY, TEXAS – A Special Election for the City of League City will be held on Nov. 3 for residents to vote on the creation of the League City Municipal Development District and the imposition of a sales and use tax of one-fourth of one percent to fi...Read on...

Special Election Mailing Trifold
Posted on: October 23, 2015

Weekend weather impacts Harvest Festival

LEAGUE CITY, TEXAS – The City’s annual Harvest Festival, scheduled for Oct. 24, has been rescheduled to Oct. 30, from 6 to 10 p.m., due to inclement weather.

The annual Harvest Festival will be combined with the City’s Volunteer Fire Department Haunt...Read on...

Fire Station Haunted House
Posted on: October 21, 2015

City Matters: Fall 2015 edition

LEAGUE CITY, TEXAS – The City of League City’s quarterly newsletter ‘City Matters’ was officially released today.

The Fall edition of the newsletter was redesigned and provides League City residents with an in-depth look at various city issues, progr...City Matters - October 2015

Additional Info...
Posted on: October 16, 2015

Special Election set for Nov. 3

LEAGUE CITY, TEXAS – A Special Election for the City of League City will be held on Nov. 3 for residents to vote on the creation of the League City Municipal Development District and the imposition of a sales and use tax of one-fourth of one percent.

T...Read more »

Election Information
Posted on: October 4, 2015

City of League City flags at half-staff

LEAGUE CITY, TX - Flags throughout the City are at half-staff in honor of the victims in Roseburg, Oregon until sunset Oct. 6.

Posted on: October 1, 2015

Mayor proclaims October Domestic Violence Awareness Month

LEAGUE CITY, TEXAS – Mayor Tim Paulissen has proclaimed October as ‘Domestic Violence Awareness Month’ throughout the City of League City.

“Domestic violence is a serious crime that affects people of all races, ages, gender and income levels,” said Pau...Read on...

Domestic Violence Awareness Month Proclamation
Posted on: September 10, 2015

Catch League City on ABC 13's 'Check this Out'

LEAGUE CITY, TEXAS – League City’s entertainment, relaxation, luxury and recreational lifestyle is a main feature of ABC 13’s ‘Check this Out’ this Saturday, Sept. 12 at 10 a.m.

The show will highlight how League City is an ideal destination for a ‘Sta...Read on...

Posted on: August 13, 2015

New water and wastewater rates for League City

LEAGUE CITY, TEXAS – The City Council voted to approve an ordinance to increase water and wastewater rates for the first time since October 2008 after a second and final reading on Aug. 11, 2015.

The new rates are effective as of Nov. 1, 2015.

“One ...Read on...