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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 ... 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 t... 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... 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 the... 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 la... 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 hom... 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 Emer... 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 stor... 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 a... 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-c... 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 Nat... 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 part... 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 a... 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 ... 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. T... 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/... 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... 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 imm... 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 E... 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 clea... 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 no... 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 Prepardn... 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/20023835264... 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 Pa... 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.faceb... 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 J... 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/ htt... 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://w... 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... 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:/... 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 tir... 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 Ho... 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, stre... 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 ... 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 i... 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... 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 956.242.4... 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, repa... 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.Di... 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 Dep... 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... 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 declar... 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.&n... 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 pr... 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.&nbs... 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... 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 cit... 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... 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 sinc... 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 ea... 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.Conti... 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 edi... 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 w... 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 ... 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 wi... 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, an... 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 technol... 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 -- p... 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 ... 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... 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 an... 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 en... 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... 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!... 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 ... 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... 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) ... 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... 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, Au... 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 Figueroa... 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 ... 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. ... 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 Americ... 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.... 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 c... 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 ... 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 ... 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 reso... 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