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  • Cold Weather Tips for Pipes

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  • Grass Cut

    With the recent rainy weather the grass has been growing at a fast rate. Public Works and Park and Recreation are making sure that weedy lots and city parks are being maintained. City Workers will be seen in all parks and in areas around Weslaco throughout the week. https://www.facebook.com/CityWeslaco/videos/246257472726459/  READ MORE

  • Public Works Pothole Refill

     Here below you will see Public Works are continuing to go around the city to refill potholes. They have been going all throughout the city so be mindful of traffic safety if you happen to see Public Workers working on the streets. https://www.facebook.com/CityWeslaco/videos/270085470507240/  READ MORE

  • Parks and Recreation Baseball Field

    ⚾️We are about at the top of the 9th inning on the Harlon Block Sports Complex baseball field 4 project.⚾️The rehabilitation of the field has been running smoothly. The hydromulch and red dirt have been laid out and the finishing touches on the field are being made. https://www.facebook.com/CityWeslaco/videos/327145171425565/  READ MORE

  • Thank you, Irrigation District #9

    Thank you, Irrigation District #9, for clearing the outfall between the City of Weslaco and the flood way, where the City stages a pump operation. By clearing where our drainage discharges into their system, we are better ready for any potential rain. https://www.facebook.com/CityWeslaco/videos/1953544654708838/  READ MORE

  • Mosquito Spraying

    Update: (9/18) As of yesterday morning, Vector Control started with larvicide treatments City-wide, emphasizing areas with standing water. Adulticide treatments by mosquito-spraying started last night; the mounted truck will circulate the city on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday nights, when the winds are the calmest and the mosquitoes most a... READ MORE

  • City Hall 24 hr Calls

    With the Emergency Operations Center up and running phones will be staffed 24hrs during the storm period.   READ MORE

  • Barricades Staged

     Barricades have been stages in known flooding areas around Weslaco.City crews are ready to position these barricades in the event of flood waters.Please observe blocked streets to protect homes and businesses as well as carsand people.   READ MORE

  • Storm Drain Cleaning

    As the day continues Public Works crews have been dispersed throughout the Weslaco City community clearing out storm drains in readiness for the potential of this weekend’s tropical storm. The Emergency Operations Center is staying on top of the tropical storming making sure we have the latest updates and our best readiness. https://www.facebook.com/... READ MORE

  • Water Pumps

    As we prepare for the potential of this weekend's tropical storm our crews continue to set up water pumps throughout the city. The Emergency Operations Center is staying on top of the tropical storming making sure we have the latest updates and our best readiness. https://www.facebook.com/CityWeslaco/videos/1846878575381573/  READ MORE

  • SAND SELF-FILL STATIONS

    Self-fill sand stations are located at City Hall, Harlon Block Park, Mayor Pablo Pena City Park, and North Water Plant (2500 N. Texas Blvd.). Please bring own shovel and proof of residency, such as drivers’ license or water bill. Bags are issued six per household or twelve per business, but supplies are limited.  READ MORE

  • Boil Water Notice Lifted

    Update 09/11/18 at 11:45 am: BoilWater Notice is lifted. Lab results were negative. Water was safe to drink. Update 09/10/18 at 12 noon: Boil water notice remains in effect. State-certified labs were closed yesterday; however, samples were submitted this morning. Please continue to refrain from consuming (drinking) tap water. Update expec... READ MORE

  • EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

     Continued watch of weather in the area. Currently in the Alamo and Donna area.  Heavy impact in the Mission,McAllen, Edinburg as reports from Hidalgo County EMC. Latest from the National Hurricane Center. Newdevelopment in the Caribbean Sea which is expected to enter the Gulf of Mexicoand place it the Gulf in the next few days.  READ MORE

  • EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

     Emergency Management Officials willcontinue to monitor changing weather conditions into the weekend.  All crews have beenplaced on stand-by for possible heavy rains.  READ MORE

  • City Hall closed September 3

    City Hall will be closed Monday, September 3, 2018 in observance of the Labor Day holiday.  READ MORE

  • ENGINEERING INTERNSHIP

     Summer internships a success! Thank you to the Civil engineering students from UTRGV for coming to weslaco and assisting with the city’s infrastructure. Through this University partnership, these next generation engineers gain knowledge and experience and we get the benefits of it! See you next summer! We wish Best of Luck to Linda Na... READ MORE

  • SBA 3 STEP PROCESS

     The SBA has provided a 3 step process for Disaster loans. Below you will see the 3 steps listed. It goes in detail on the step by step process as well as the requirements you need when applying. There is an English and a Spanish translated document.      READ MORE

  • SBA FACT SHEET

     Below you’ll see an SBA Fact Sheet in English as well as in Spanish. The information below shows different types of disaster loans, credit Requirements, SBA interest rates, and answered frequently asked questions regarding SBA loan. Please Share or Tag a friend or family member to spread the info. For more information please call SBA’s Dis... READ MORE

  • SBA GETTING HELP

     When it comes to SBA Loan there may be questions regarding on ways to get disaster help from SBA Below there is information on what you need to know and the ways to apply for SBA Loan. There is one form in English and the other is translated in Spanish.    READ MORE

  • PUBLIC WORKS

     This morning Public Works have begun working on the ditch located at W Sugarcane Dr. More updates to come on the progress of the ditch clean up https://www.facebook.com/CityWeslaco/videos/252955398666564/  READ MORE

  • ALFRESCO WESLACO

      the City of Weslaco and Weslaco Economic Development are proud to announce the return of Alfresco Weslaco - Music & Art on the Street this Thursday, August 16, 2018, there will food, arts & crafts, and live music come join the fun with family and friends. The Weslaco EDC is also seeking sponsors interested in donating sc... READ MORE

  • PUBLIC WORKS

     This morning Public Works continues to clean ditch’s and this is one of 3 locations where excavators are present and are cleaning ditch’s As one ditch project ends another one starts immediately after and we’ll continue to show video areas being worked on. https://www.facebook.com/CityWeslaco/videos/2119136691687100/   READ MORE

  • UTRGV CENTER OF INNOVATION AND COMMERCIALIZATION

    The City of Weslaco is set to be the location of a entrepreneurial hub for UTRGV - The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley located behind Weslaco Economic Development which will offer Entrepreneurship’s and Doctoral degrees!Weslaco, the City on the Grow! https://www.facebook.com/rgguardian/videos/2052273031472656/  READ MORE

  • PUBLIC WORKS

     With Public Works out on the field storm drains are being cleaned thoroughly with the Vactor truck. We are making sure that storm drains are clear from any mud and debris as well as cleaning the storm drain pipes. https://www.facebook.com/CityWeslaco/videos/502453526865830/   READ MORE

  • PUBLIC WORKS

    Drainage Ditch Clean-up Update More Updates to Co,E https://www.facebook.com/CityWeslaco/videos/2007717769278959/   READ MORE

  • FEMA

     OPERATION HOURS CHANGEEFFECTIVE THIS MONDAY, AUGUST 13, 2018 the hours for FEMA operation from Monday – Friday will change from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm, in case someone inquires. This does not affect Saturday and Sunday. Saturday: 8:00 am to 3:00 pmSunday: Closed all dayMonday – Friday: 9:00 am to 7:00 pm   READ MORE

  • PUBLIC WORKS

     Public Works report presented to the Weslaco City Commission back in 06/05/2018 The report provied updates in the public works department that included Paving Streets, Emergency Prepardness Pump Training, Water & Service line Replacement, and Demolitions. https://www.facebook.com/CityWeslaco/videos/2007096742674395/  READ MORE

  • PUBLIC WORKS

    WASTE WATER COLLECTIONVactor Trucks Cleaning Out Storm Drains More updates to come https://www.facebook.com/CityWeslaco/videos/2005994049451331/  READ MORE

  • PUBLIC WORKS

     FROM MAY 1, 2018 Report presented at City Commission Meeting https://www.facebook.com/CityWeslaco/videos/2005381872845882/   READ MORE

  • PLANNING & CODE ENFORCEMENT

     FROM MAY 1, 2018 Report presented at City Commission Meeting https://www.facebook.com/CityWeslaco/videos/2005380072846062/  READ MORE

  • WATER TREATMENT PLANT

     FROM MAY 1, 2018 Report presented at City Commission Meeting https://www.facebook.com/CityWeslaco/videos/2005377172846352/  READ MORE

  • PUBLIC WORKS

    Drainage Ditch Projects For FY 2017/2018   READ MORE

  • FEMA

    How FEMA’s Mitigation Programs Cut Losses In Disasters    READ MORE

  • PUBLIC WORKS

    Leisure World Update: Brush removal completed. Now Beginning of Ditch Clean Up. https://www.facebook.com/CityWeslaco/videos/2004268356290567/  READ MORE

  • PUBLIC WORKS

     WASTE WATER COLLECTIONVactor Trucks Cleaning Out Storm Drains More updates to come https://www.facebook.com/CityWeslaco/videos/2004224882961581/  READ MORE

  • PUBLIC WORKS

    WASTE WATER COLLECTIONVactor Trucks Cleaning Out Storm Drains More updates to come https://www.facebook.com/CityWeslaco/videos/2004200449630691/  READ MORE

  • PUBLIC WORKS

     FROM APRIL 3, 2018 Report presented at City Commission Meeting https://www.facebook.com/CityWeslaco/videos/2003722229678513/  READ MORE

  • PLANNING & CODE ENFORCEMENT

     FROM APRIL 3, 2018 Report presented at City Commission Meeting https://www.facebook.com/CityWeslaco/videos/2003719539678782/  READ MORE

  • WATER TREATMENT PLANT

     FROM APRIL 3, 2018 Report presented at City Commission Meeting https://www.facebook.com/CityWeslaco/videos/2003715013012568/  READ MORE

  • PARKS & RECREATION

     FROM APRIL 3, 2018 Report presented at City Commission Meeting https://www.facebook.com/CityWeslaco/videos/2003685693015500/   READ MORE

  • AIRPORT

     FROM APRIL 3, 2018 Report presented at City Commission Meeting https://www.facebook.com/CityWeslaco/videos/2003678236349579/  READ MORE

  • FEMA

    If You Need Disaster Assistance, Deadline to Apply is Less Than 30 Days Away.   READ MORE

  • FEMA

    If You Didn’t Register With FEMA. You Didn’t Register.    READ MORE

  • PUBLIC WORKS

    WASTE WATER COLLECTIONVactor Trucks Cleaning Out Storm Drains More updates to come https://www.facebook.com/CityWeslaco/videos/2002514303132639/  READ MORE

  • PUBLIC WORKS WATER BREAKAGE

     S. BORDER AVE. S Border Ave will be blocked due to water breakage. S Border Ave blockage is from Old 83 reaching to W 3rd St. https://www.facebook.com/CityWeslaco/videos/2002383526479050/   READ MORE

  • PUBLIC WORKS

     FROM MARCH 6, 2018 Report presented at City Commission Meeting https://www.facebook.com/CityWeslaco/videos/2001906473193422/  READ MORE

  • PLANNING & CODE ENFORCEMENT

     FROM MARCH 6, 2018 Report presented at City Commission Meeting   READ MORE

  • PUBLIC WORKS

    Leisure World Update: Brush Removal https://www.facebook.com/CityWeslaco/videos/2000761099974626/  READ MORE

  • PUBLIC WORKS

    Weslaco City Cemetery (North Ditch) https://www.facebook.com/CityWeslaco/videos/2000731069977629/  READ MORE

  • FEMA

    HUD-Assisted Residents in Hidalgo, Cameron, and Jim Wells Counties May be Eligible for More Aid.    READ MORE

  • PUBLIC WORKS

    Weslaco City Cemetery (Middle Ditch) https://www.facebook.com/CityWeslaco/videos/2000690476648355/  READ MORE

  • PUBLIC WORKS

     FROM FEBRUARY 6, 2018 Report presented at City Commission Meeting https://www.facebook.com/CityWeslaco/videos/2000220586695344/  READ MORE

  • WATER TREATMENT PLANT

    FROM FEBRUARY 6, 2018 Report presented at City Commission Meeting https://www.facebook.com/CityWeslaco/videos/2000207303363339/  READ MORE

  • PLANNING & CODE ENFORCEMENT

     FROM FEBRUARY 6, 2018 Report presented at City Commission Meeting https://www.facebook.com/CityWeslaco/videos/2000193663364703/  READ MORE

  • PUBLIC WORKS

     FRIENDLY REMINDERNEW LOCATION FOR DEBRIS DROP-OFFBEGINNING FRIDAY AUGUST 3, 2018 Republic Services will remove roll off dumpsters located behind city hall, San Joaquin & Pike, and Paisano Lane New location: Public Works 1912 Joe Stephens AveProof of Residency required (water bill or Drivers License) to be shown at front office.For inqu... READ MORE

  • PUBLIC WORKS

    August 2018 Departmental Update on Drain Ditch Maintenance  https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.1995651303818939.1073741845.123076454409776&type=3   READ MORE

  • FEMA

    Beware: Disaster Survivors Can be Victims of Fraud and Identity Theft.    READ MORE

  • PLANNING & CODE ENFORCMENT

    FROM JANUARY 2, 2018Report presented at City Commission Meeting https://www.facebook.com/CityWeslaco/videos/1995625160488220/  READ MORE

  • PUBLIC WORKS

     FROM JANUARY 2, 2018 Report presented at City Commission Meeting https://www.facebook.com/CityWeslaco/videos/1995621710488565/  READ MORE

  • FEMA

    What Does “Substantial Damage” Mean?    READ MORE

  • FEMA

    Businesses and Farmers Hurt by Disaster Can Seek Help.   READ MORE

  • WATER TREATMENT PLANT

    Report presented at City Commission Meeting on November 21, 2017 https://www.facebook.com/CityWeslaco/videos/1994037180647018/  READ MORE

  • PLANNING & CODE ENFROCEMENT

    Report presented at City Commission Meeting on November 21, 2017 https://www.facebook.com/CityWeslaco/videos/1994030190647717/  READ MORE

  • PARKS & RECREATION

    Report presented at City Commission Meeting on November 21, 2017 https://www.facebook.com/CityWeslaco/videos/1994010763982993/  READ MORE

  • FEMA

    Disaster Aid Based on Individuals Needs   READ MORE

  • PUBLIC WORKS

    Before & After video of the Weslaco City Cemetery south ditch https://www.facebook.com/CityWeslaco/videos/1993970610653675/  READ MORE

  • PUBLIC WORKS

    Public works at Leisure World taking out brush to be able to clean the ditch. Thank you to Leisure World for removing the fence to give public works access to clear drainage. https://www.facebook.com/CityWeslaco/videos/1993803577337045/  READ MORE

  • FEMA

    Rumor Control   READ MORE

  • FEMA

     Change in operation hours Location: 275 S Kansas Ave, Weslaco TX 78596     READ MORE

  • PUBLIC WORKS NEW LOCATION FOR DEBRIS DROP-OFF

     BEGINNING FRIDAY AUGUST 3, 2018 Republic Services will remove roll off dumpsters located behind city hall, San Joaquin & Pike, and Paisano Lane New location: Public Works 1912 Joe Stephens AveProof of Residency required (water bill or Drivers License) to be shown at front office.For inquiries contact: (956)973-3146     READ MORE

  • PUBLIC WORKS

    Culvert CleaningMore updates to come https://www.facebook.com/CityWeslaco/videos/1992354620815274/  READ MORE

  • PUBLIC WORKS

    Culvert CleaningMore updates to come https://www.facebook.com/CityWeslaco/videos/1992343490816387/  READ MORE

  • PUBLIC WORKS

    Culvert CleaningMore updates to come https://www.facebook.com/CityWeslaco/videos/1992310414153028/  READ MORE

  • FEMA

    Rebuild with Flood-Resistant Materials   READ MORE

  • PUBLIC WORKS

     Culvert Cleaning More updates to come  https://www.facebook.com/CityWeslaco/videos/1990652700985466/ https://www.facebook.com/CityWeslaco/videos/1990654407651962/ https://www.facebook.com/CityWeslaco/videos/1990655797651823/ https://www.facebook.com/CityWeslaco/videos/1990655290985207/   READ MORE

  • Public Works

     Debris Pick-upMore Updates to Come.  https://www.facebook.com/CityWeslaco/videos/1990237181027018/  READ MORE

  • POWER OUTAGE

    There is a power outage on the Southwestern part of town. AEP estimates power out for two hours.  READ MORE

  • FEMA

    Myths vs Facts   READ MORE

  • Planning and Engineering

    Collection of data (size of line, top elevation, water flow line, and location) for mapping   READ MORE

  • Public works

     Drainage Update: DAY 1 & 2 at Cemetery Ditch Located inside Weslaco City Cemetery Day 1: https://www.facebook.com/CityWeslaco/videos/1988921227825280/ Day 2: https://www.facebook.com/CityWeslaco/videos/1988922204491849/  READ MORE

  • Public Works

    Culvert Cleaner and Mobile Excavator in assembly to begin work at Northeast quadrant on Monday.    READ MORE

  • Public Works

    Debris Pick-Up Located in the subdivision behind Big Lots https://www.facebook.com/CityWeslaco/videos/1983423378375065/  READ MORE

  • FEMA Regarding Vehicle Damage

    FEMA might be able to help you with your damaged vehicle    READ MORE

  • Vector Control MOSQUITO SPRAYING

     Vector control will commence MondayJuly 30 – August 35 am – 8 am or 8 pm – 12 am (Times may vary depending on weather) Included below is a notice to prevent diseases like Zika and Dengue from mosquito's and how to prevent mosquito's from growing.           READ MORE

  • Public works

    Update: Drain Ditch Projects...More updates to come.Merida St. and Austin St., East of Texas Blvd - DAY 1 & 2 https://www.facebook.com/CityWeslaco/videos/1982073185176751/?t=2 https://www.facebook.com/CityWeslaco/videos/1982073891843347/?t=0   READ MORE

  • Fema

    Regarding the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP)    READ MORE

  • Fema

    Third-Party Written Consent For People Who are Unable to Meet with Inspectors Onsite   READ MORE

  • PUBLIC WORKS ROAD TO RECYCLING

     Regional Tire Project This Saturday July 28, 2018 a Free Tire Collection Event •Located: 1912 Joe Stephens Ave, Weslaco Tx •Have proof of residency (drivers license or water bill) •8 tires maximum per resident•From 9 am - 3 pm     READ MORE

  • FEMA Guide to setting up an Online Disaster Assistance Account

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  • FEMA Appeal

     If FEMA Turned You Down, You Have a Right to Appeal     READ MORE

  • Public Works Drainage Update

     Update: Completed Drain Ditch Projects...More on our ongoing projects to come.      READ MORE

  • FEMA Free Legal Aid for those affected by flood in June

  • FEMA Steps to take in regards to damages and repairs due to flood.

  • FEMA Disaster Unemployment Assistance

  • FEMA TRANSLATORS Spanish Translators to assist you with applying for federal disaster assistance.

  • REBUILDING TIPS FROM LOCAL HOME IMPROVEMENT STORES FOR DISASTER SURVIVORS

    AUSTIN, Texas – Disaster survivors from Hidalgo and Cameron counties who are rebuilding and repairing their homes after the severe storms and floods of June 18-June 21, 2018, can visit Lowe’s or Home Depot stores to get free hazard mitigation consultations from FEMA mitigation representatives. Mitigation advisors will be on-hand to answer questions a... READ MORE

  • Brush Pick-up Schedule 2018

    BRUSH PICK-UP Service Guidelines:  Brush should be placed curbside and separate from debris.Keep brush completely clear of sidewalks, mailboxes, fire hydrants, gas/water meters, street lights and sign poles, landscaping and fences, overhead tree branches, power lines and restricted areas.Brush should not block roadway.If brush piles don't f... READ MORE

  • Food Distribution Saturday July 21, 2018 at 10:00 AM

    The City of Weslaco in partnership with Food Bank RGV will be distributing food, water and cleaning supplies to those who were affected by the flood in June.  READ MORE

  • Notice from Texas General Land Office regarding FEMA

    The Texas General Land Office (GLO)works to rebuild communities, to put Texans back in their homes and to helpbusinesses recover after the trauma of disaster. As your residents begin theirrecovery from the June 2018 flood, the information below may be useful to yourconstituents.  The first step in the recoveryprocess is for households with insur... READ MORE

  • FEMA Guidance for Finding Assistance after the Disaster

    Are you a Texas homeowner or renter whose home is damaged or uninhabitable because of recent severe storms and floods? Resources are available to help get you on the road to recovery. Do you have insurance? If you have a homeowner’s or flood insurance policy, contact your insurance company and file a claim first.If your home IS safe, sanitary, and secure:... READ MORE

  • SBA to Open Business Recovery Center in Weslaco to Help Businesses Impacted by Severe Storms and Flooding

    The U.S Small Business Administration today announced the opening of an SBA Business Recovery Center (BRC) in Weslaco to provide a wide range of services to businesses impacted by the severe storms and flooding that occurred beginning June 19. The center will open as indicated below.“Due to the severe property damage and economic losses these storms infli... READ MORE

  • Help Weslaco! Volunteer Time and Donate Resources

    The Weslaco Community needs your help in response to the Flood Event in June. The biggest need is for Volunteers; monetary contributions are also encouraged. To volunteer please call 956.242.4773 or visit the RGV Food Bank at 724 N. Cage Blvd. in Pharr. To make a monetary donation please go to http://www.foodbankrgv.com/flooding2018. For more in... READ MORE

  • Relief Activities - updated 07/09 at 10:45 a.m.

     Scroll down for list.Please monitor for updates:         WhoWhat When Where Contact Hotline Assistance-Clean upIndividual home muck out, repair various relief organizations 1-800-451-1954 Agency on Aging Assistance-Elderly Clean upSenior Citizen home muck out, repair ages 60 ... READ MORE

  • FEMA Individual Assistance Program Activated

    The FEMA Individual Assistance program now is activated:Individuals and business owners who sustained losses in the designated area can begin applying for assistance by registering online at www.DisasterAssistance.gov or by calling 1-800-621-FEMA (3362).   From the Office of Governor Abbott: President Donald Trump and the Federal Emerg... READ MORE

  • Possible Rains - as of 07/05/18

    Yesterday we monitored the weather all day for possible rain. The City did the following:1. Yesterday, July 4, 2018 at 2:15 p.m. instruction was given to our Public Works Department and Parks Department to deploy the three 12-inch pumps along the levees where Weslaco drains.2. We checked all ditches to insure we did not have any major debris in the dit... READ MORE

  • Debris Dumpsters locations updated as of July 5, 2018 at 4:35 p.m.

     Roll-off dumpsters are assigned to the following locations, where citizens may dispose of bulky debris: Behind City Hall300 Block of West Paisano500 Block of West 15th Street600 Block of Silva Avenue All debris must be put inside roll-off container. Bulky debris includes furniture, appliances, and construction materials. Republic Services... READ MORE

  • FEMA Assessment Ongoing

    City officials, FEMA and SBA continue to assess homes across Weslaco damaged by the flood. Please monitor this webpage or the media for updates should the President issue a federal disaster declaration. Applications then may be filed online, by phone, or in person at a designated intake facility; FEMA inspectors will schedule appointments for a home vis... READ MORE

  • Flood water not draining into manholes

    The City of Weslaco is not opening any manholes to drain flood waters.  This would be a violation of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality regulations subject to fines and penalties.  READ MORE

  • Pumps Update - 06/26 at 10:45 a.m.

    Pumps Update - 06/26 at 10:45 a.m.Pump operations have concluded but remain staged for potential future operations.Pump Update - 06/25 at 5:00p.mLas Brisas Del Oro Street 15FT (fifteen) from the previous marking on the roadway.Emerald and Opal 2''Sapphire South of Opal receded 2''Turquoise South of Opal 2''Pumps Update - 06/25 at 4:00 p.m.Las Brisas Del O... READ MORE

  • Sandbags by Self-Service

    In anticipation of forecasted rain, sand and bags are now available while supplies last at a self-service station:  Weslaco City HallSouthwest Corner of Front Parking Lot255 S. Kansas Ave. Please be prepared with own shovel. There will be a maximum of six sandbags issued per residence.   READ MORE

  • From the Mayor

    Governor Abbott called last night and assured me he will continue to do everything he can do to help get funding to rebuild and improve our drainage system. I told him we need immediate assistance de-watering in order to help our homeowners preserve their life investment; he assured me more pumps are on their way. I advised him that as we initiate our r... READ MORE

  • Mosquito Spraying

    Vector control started with larvicide treatments deployed in flooded areas last night and today. Adulticide treatments by mosquito-spraying start tomorrow; the mounted truck will circulate the city twice daily, early morning and late night—when the winds are the calmest and the mosquitoes most active—on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday. Protect yourself by du... READ MORE

  • Road Closures - Updated 06/26/2018 at 10:40 a.m.

    All roads now are open within Weslaco City limits.  Please drive with caution as there may be potholes.  READ MORE

  • Debris Dumpster Locations - updated 06/29/18 at 2:30 p.m.

    Roll-off dumpsters are being reassigned to the following locations, where citizens may dispose of bulky debris:Illinois and Agostadero - southeast corner Pike and San Joaquin - northeast corner1500 Block of South Westgate Drive300 Block of West Paisano500 Block of West 15th Street600 Block of Silva AvenueAll debris must be put inside roll-off container. ... READ MORE

  • Shelters - updated 07/09/18

     Today Red Cross caseworkers helped the last family in residence at the First Baptist Church shelter transition into safe, long-term living arrangements, most returning to their own homes since cleaned out after the flood.  This shelter no longer is accepting residents; should you need shelter, please contact the Red Cross directly at (956) 423-... READ MORE

  • Local Road Closures as of 06/21/18 at 8:45 a.m.

    The following is a list of local road closures, as of Thursday, June 21, 2018 at 8:45 a.m.:Border from Business to 6th 1300 North Texas Northbound Las Brisas Westgate and frontage east and west Texas from Sgt. Garcia to Plaza Border from Frontage to Paisano  READ MORE

  • Sandbag Distribution Resumes at 8:00 a.m.

    Sandbags will distributed from southside of City Hall, limited 6/residence, resuming today at 8:00 a.m.. Please form traffic line southbound on Illinois Avenue.###  READ MORE

  • Localized Flooding 06/20/2018 Update as of 12:15 p.m.

    Shelters are located at First Baptist Church and Sam Houston Elementary.Call 911 or City Hall 968-3181 to request a medical evacuation or report a gas leak.There are no sand bags at this time.Continue to monitor this page or social media for updates.   READ MORE

  • City Releases Spring 2018 Newsletter

    Weslaco published a newsletter, one-page in English, the other in Spanish, and distributed to households in partnership with the Mid Valley Town Crier.  Look for the insert in the April 25 edition or pick up a copy at City Hall, the Library, or the Business, Visitor and Event Center.  Topics this issue include the ongoing water meter replacement... READ MORE

  • Library Adds Wi-Fi Hotspot Program

    Approximately 10 years ago Marion Booth bequeathed to the Weslaco Public Library Board approximately $481,000. Since that time the Library Board has established the Marion Booth Endowment Program whose proceeds go to innovative and impactful services for library customers. The Endowment Program is intended for purposes that are not a part of the library’s... READ MORE

  • In it to Win It! Nominate Weslaco Parks for a Grant

    April 1st starts the Meet Me in the Park campaign. Please click on the link below to nominate and vote for our Weslaco. Please type in Weslaco, TX and submit to cast your vote. Vote every day this month! All votes are appreciated.https://www.meetmeatthepark.org/pages/index.php  READ MORE

  • Weslaco Warming Station Opens During Cold Weather

    Anyone seeking a warm place to spend these cold nights is welcome at First Baptist Church, located at 600 South Kansas Avenue, 7:00 p.m. - 7:00 a.m. Operated as a warming station in partnership with the City of Weslaco, bedding and a warm meal will be provided Tuesday, January 16, Wednesday, January 17, and Thursday, January 18,2018 for all individ... READ MORE

  • City of Weslaco Police Department Toy Drive

    FM 100 KTEX & Sprint have teamed with the City of Weslaco Police Department to spread holiday cheer to children in the Weslaco area. We want to help those less fortunate this holiday season, and you can help. As you are shopping for your holiday gifts, add a new unwrapped toy to your list. Drop off your donation at any of the following locations,... READ MORE

  • City Launches New My Weslaco App

    City Offers Mobile Technology for Citizens to Submit Work Orders Soon it will be as easy to report an issue in Weslaco as just point and pic! On December 6, the City will launch a new technology application called MyWeslaco which will allow users to report an issue by taking a photograph from their mobile device. “We are really excited to imple... READ MORE

  • Weslaco Police Officers Equipped with Life-Saving Defibrillators

    Hospital Volunteers at Knapp Medical Center donate devices to shock patient’s heart back into rhythm.WESLACO - The Weslaco Police Department has become one of the first – if not the first -- police departments in the Valley to be equipped with life-saving defibrillators, which can be used to shock a person’s heart back into beating normally again aft... READ MORE

  • Update: Localized Flooding

     Rains have seemed to lessen in the area. Some localized flooding is still an issue within the City as crews monitor the water and drainage. Motorists and citizens, please stay out of flooded streets for the safety and people and property.   READ MORE

  • Caution: Localized Flooding

    Severe Weather Alert:  The City of Weslaco is experiencing severe rain fall with localized flooding issues.  All motorists please stay out of flooded streets as this may affect homes in those areas. City crews have been hard at work for several hours checking all drainage in the City.  Please report any flooding issues which may affect... READ MORE

  • Weslaco Receives Highest Recognition for its Annual Financial Report

    (Chicago, Illinois)--The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to the City of Weslaco by Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR). The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of governm... READ MORE

  • New York Times Documents Service of Weslaco Fire during Hurricane Harvey

    "After Harvey Hit, a Texas Hospital Decided to Evacuate.  Here's How Patients Got Out." To read the full article, click through the link below.  But be sure to read through to the end, to make sure to see every picture and read every compliment of our own Hometown Heroes, Weslaco Fire Department: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/06/us/t... READ MORE

  • Labor Day Observance

    In observance of Labor Day, City Hall will be closed on Monday, September 4th, 2017.  Regular hours will resume Tuesday, September 5th at 8 am.  READ MORE

  • SOS: SAVE OUR SANDBAGS

    Citizens should store, save bags for future useWESLACO, TX (September 1, 2017) – With three more months remaining in hurricane season, and another storm already forming in the Atlantic, the City of Weslaco recommends storing then saving sandbags for potential future use. “The City of Weslaco distributed more than 17,000 sandbags last week in anticipation... READ MORE

  • Hurricane Relief

    The Weslaco Police Department, City of Weslaco, and the Weslaco Fire Department is asking for your assistance in helping out families affected by Hurricane Harvey. Let's help our neighbors in need! Drop off locations are from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm at City Hall, Weslaco Police Department and Weslaco Fire Department. After hours, Weslaco Fire Department will c... READ MORE

  • Sandbag Locations Reduced

    Citizens who still need bags may fill their own until 5:00 p.m. todayWESLACO, TX (August 25, 2017) - The City of Weslaco is reducing the sites available with sand and bags to two locations. These self-service stations are expected to remain accessible until 5:00 p.m. today. Bags will be provided but shovels may not: Weslaco City Park300 N. Airport Driv... READ MORE

  • Landline Phone at City Hall Restored

    Landline phones have been restored at City Hall. Please contact the City of Weslaco at 956-968-3181 for non-emergency calls; use 9-1-1 for emergency calls.   READ MORE

  • Landline Phones are Down

    Landline phones are down across town. Please contact the City of Weslaco at 956-778-3274 for non-emergency calls.  Continue to use 9-1-1 for emergency calls.   READ MORE

  • Sandbags by Self-Service for Weslaco Residents

    Citizens who still need bags may fill their own FridayWESLACO, TX (August 24, 2017) - Due to the developing status of Hurricane Harvey, the City of Weslaco will make available sand and bags at four locations tomorrow, Friday, August 25 at 8:00 a.m. These will be self-service stations, where bags will be provided but shovels may not.   Wesl... READ MORE

  • Self-fill Sand Site Thursday until 7 p.m.

    In addition to sandbag distribution site at Mayor Pablo G. Pena City Park, a Self Fill Station is open Thursday until 7:00 p.m. Former City of Weslaco Recycling Center (Self Fill Station) 2900 S. Border Ave. Weslaco, TX 78596  Bags are provided but shovels are limited.  Must show proof of residency for the City of Weslaco, su... READ MORE

  • Sandbag Distribution Thursday, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.

    WESLACO, TX (August 24, 2017) - Due to the potential weather and the current status ofTropical Storm Harvey, the City of Weslaco will be handing out sandbags to thecitizens of Weslaco today, August 24, 2017, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the followinglocation: Weslaco City Park - 300 N. Airport - Weslaco, TX 78596 Must show proof of residency for th... READ MORE

  • Sandbag distribution Wednesday, 3:00-7:00 p.m.

    WESLACO, TX (August 23, 2017) -Due to the potential weather and the current status of Tropical DepressionHarvey, the City of Weslaco will be handing out sandbags to the citizens ofWeslaco today, August 23, 2017, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the following location: Former City of Weslaco Recycling Center 2900 S. Border Ave., Weslaco, TX 78596 Mu... READ MORE

  • Fighting Figueroas Day

    Weslaco, Texas – The Weslaco City Commission honored native sons Omar “Panterita” Figueroa, Jr. and Brandon “Heartbreaker” Figueroa with a proclamation July 25, 2017 declaring it “Fighting Figueroas Day” in celebration of their victories in the boxing ring Saturday, July 15, 2017 on national television from Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Long Island, ... READ MORE

  • Weslaco Permits Online

    The City of Weslaco is proud to announce that we now have permits available online for public viewing.  Our Online Permit Portal is available at www.weslacopermits.com and can be used by building professionals to get additional features. If a General Contractor/Trade Professional has already registered with the City, they can now Create an ... READ MORE

  • Weslaco Hotel Occupancy Tax Application for Funding

    The City of Weslaco, through its Weslaco Hotel Occupancy Tax Advisory Committee (WHOTAC), is soliciting applications for funding for the 2017-2018 budget cycle of its Hotel Occupancy Tax Fund. The applications will be accepted until Thursday, August 3rd, at 4:00 p.m. in the Finance Department of the Weslaco City Hall. Please see application rega... READ MORE

  • Flags Ordered to Half-Staff in Honor of Hernandez

    Navy Gunner’s Mate 2nd Class Noe Hernandez of Weslaco was among those who perished while on duty last week in a tragic naval collision off the coast of Japan. Texas and the United States of America are proud of this young man who gave his life while serving our country. It is fitting that flags should be flown at half-staff in honor of the life and mili... READ MORE

  • Mayor’s Call for Moment of Silence

    Regular City Commission Meeting, June 20, 2017:Weslaco is heartbroken by the tragic loss of Navy Gunner's Mate 2nd Class Noe Hernandez, age just 26, who died on the USS Fitzgerald over the weekend. He was Panther Pride ROTC, Weslaco High class of 2009. Please join me in a moment of silence to honor him. Pray for the comfort of his family, especiall... READ MORE

  • Garbage Service Audit

    If you are a customer of North Alamo WSC or Military Highway WSC, please be aware that the City may need to pick up your trash container.  A recent audit by Republic Services shows that some customers are not being billed correctly for their trash services.  Republic Services provides trash service for residents of the City.  Based on the l... READ MORE

  • Street Closure - Border Ave.

    The Railroad Company will be making improvements to the railroad tracks located on N. Border Ave. from E. Business Hwy 83 to Panther Dr. Repairs commenced Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at 7:30am, and as a result the road will remain closed until Friday, March 17, 2017 at about 5:00pm. The Post Office will be accessible from the north side and STC from Railroad ... READ MORE

  • Street Closure - Huisache St.

    The City of Weslaco Public Works Department will be conducting road improvements on Huisache St. from Border Ave. to Republic St. Repairs will commence on Monday, March 13, 2017; road is scheduled to be paved on Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 8:00am (weather permitting) and will take an estimated nine (9) hours. As a result, the road will remain closed as of... READ MORE

  • Weslaco's Own Valley Nature Center Receives State Award

    The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality revealed the winners of the prestigious Texas Environmental Excellence Awards today, recognizing awardees for helping protect and preserve state’s resources. TCEQ commissioners and the Texas governor jointly selected the nine winners—based on recommendations from a Blue Ribbon Committee—in eight categories.&nb... READ MORE

  • Weslaco Gets Shout-Out in Popular State Magazine

    Texas Highways Magazine's February issue features a segment "On Valley Time," describing downtown gems Villa de Cortez, Jose's Cafecito, and Sarah's Storybook Garden.View Full Story Link READ MORE

  • Comprehensive Smoking Ordinance Approved

    The City of Weslaco has adopted a comprehensive smoking ordinance that will come into effect May 3rd, 2017. Weslaco is the 59th city in Texas to adopt such an ordinance. READ MORE

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