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Posted on: May 25, 2023

Memorial Day Closure

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City of Manvel administrative offices will be closed Monday, May 29, 2023, in observance of Memorial Day. 

Offices will reopen on Tuesday, May 30, 2023, at 7:30 am.

Posted on: May 24, 2023

Manvel Police Department Aids State in Arrests of Houston-Area Fuel Thefts

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Eight people have been arrested in connection with a large-scale organized theft ring that allegedly stole more than 100,000 gallons of diesel fuel from gas stations across the Houston region. Eight suspects remain at large.

Investigators from the Manvel P...

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Posted on: May 19, 2023

The City of Manvel Reminds Residents to “Fight the Bite” this Summer

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As summer temperatures rise, so does the likelihood of mosquito-borne illnesses such as West Nile virus and Zika virus. The City of Manvel wants to educate residents on ways to reduce the risk of mosquito bites and prevent the spread of these dangerous il...

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Posted on: May 16, 2023

Mayor Davis, Councilmember Opliger, and Councilmember Sarmiento Sworn into Office

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The citizens of Manvel have elected Mayor Dan Davis, Councilmember Harry Opliger, Place 3, and Councilmember Crystal Sarmiento, Place 5, to serve on the City Council for the term 2023-2026. The three newly elected officials were sworn into office on Monda...

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Posted on: May 15, 2023

Manvel High School Students Unveil Inspiring Mural at Manvel Public Library

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The City of Manvel would like to thank the art students of Manvel High School for the stunning mural they created at the Manvel Public Library from May 9 to May 12, 2023. View the full-size image of the mural

In a collaborative effort between th...

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Posted on: May 8, 2023

City Council Approves Construction of New Police Station and Community Services Building

Design render of the new police station.

The Manvel City Council has approved a debt issuance of $35 million to fund the construction of a new Police Station, a Community Services building, and an expansion to the current City Hall. The majority of the funding from this issuance will be utilized...

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Posted on: April 18, 2023

City of Manvel Receives Superior Public Water System Designation from TCEQ

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The City of Manvel received a Superior Public Water System designation from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) last month, achieving its two-year-long mission of improving the infrastructure and quality of its public water system. This a...

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Posted on: April 17, 2023

The BCAD Announces Increase in Appraised Property Values for 2023, Protest Deadline is May 15

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The Brazoria County Appraisal District (BCAD) has announced an increase in appraised property values for 2023, citing "strong residential market sales in 2022." The deadline for individuals to Protest the increase is May 15, 2023.

In a press rele...

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Posted on: March 21, 2023

Mayor Davision Tours City Hall with Former Mayor's Daughter

Photo of Brenda Sarzone next to Former Mayor Fenn's portrait.

Yesterday morning, March 20, 2023, Mayor Davison toured City Hall with a special guest— Brenda Sanzone!

Brenda Sanzone, nee Fenn, is the daughter of former Mayor Doyle Fenn, who served the City of Manvel from 1991 to 1994.

Brenda has never lived i...

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Posted on: March 9, 2023

National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (April 23-29)

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National Crime Victims’ Rights Week is April 23-29, 2023 and this year’s theme is Survivor Voices: Elevate. Engage. Effect Change

In an effort to spread awareness of Crime Victims’ Rights, the Manvel Public Library,...

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Posted on: March 2, 2023

Manvel Public Water System Joins State's SWAP Program

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The City of Manvel Public Water System has joined the state’s Source Water Assessment and Protection (SWAP) Program. This free Program allows local water suppliers to partner with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) to find ways to proact...

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Posted on: February 27, 2023

City of Manvel Annual Eggstravaganza

Easter basket and eggs.

The City of Manvel is hosting its annual Eggstravaganza on April 1, 2023, at AISD CTE Annex, 7381 Lewis Ln., from 10:30 am to 2 pm. The event will feature kid-friendly music, a variety of games and activities, inflatables, a bubble zone, an appearance fro...

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Posted on: February 23, 2023

Hosting a Special Event Educational Meeting

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The City of Manvel will be holding an educational meeting on how to host a special event or food truck in Manvel on Tuesday, March 7, from 6 – 7 p.m. The meeting will be held in City Hall Council Chambers, 20031 Morris Ave. The goal of this meeting is to ...

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Posted on: February 21, 2023

Citizens Police Academy

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The Manvel Police Department is hosting a Citizens Police Academy program. We are inviting you to participate in classroom lectures, demonstrations and interactive activities relating to the different facets of the police department. The program will be h...
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Posted on: October 4, 2022

City Council Adopts FY 2022-2023 Budget

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On Monday, September 26, 2022, City Council adopted the Fiscal Year 2022-2023 budget which took effect on October 1, 2022. We encourage everyone to view the adopted budget on our website, and if you're looking for additional information on this and other ...

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Posted on: March 15, 2022

Mayor Davison Welcomes New Business to Manvel!

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Manvel on the rise: Mayor Davison welcomed the newest addition to the City of Manvel with hot coffee and warm conversation on Monday. The Manvel Starbucks location opened its doors on March 14, 2022, and Mayor Davison was onsite to welcome the coffee shop...

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Posted on: December 22, 2005

Register for Emergency Notifications

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The City of Manvel is pleased to announce the Blackboard Connect service, our city-to-resident notification system. This service allows city leaders to send personalized voice messages to residents and businesses with specific information about time-sensi...

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