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Posted on: February 22, 2024

City to Host Annual Eggstravaganza March 23

Easter basket and eggs.

The City of Manvel is excited to announce the return of its highly anticipated Eggstravaganza on March 23, 2024, hosted at the AISD CTE Annex, 7381 Lewis Ln., from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. This family-friendly event promises a day of entertainment, games, and eg...

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 20, 2024

Scout Hour at City Hall

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The City of Manvel is hosting a special Scout Hour for scouting organizations in the community! City leaders invite scouts to join them on Saturday, March 16, at 10 am to gain valuable insights into local government and take a step toward earning a civic ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 14, 2024

Presidents’ Day Closures

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City of Manvel administrative offices, located at 20031 Morris Ave., 20025 Morris Ave, and 9431 Uzzell Rd., will be closed on Monday, February 19, 2024, in observance of the Presidents’ Day holiday. Administrative offices include:

  • City Manager’s Office
  • City...
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Press Releases
Posted on: January 22, 2024

Donate Blood on February 22

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The City of Manvel will host a Blood Drive by Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center on Thursday, February 22, from 10 am – 2:30 pm in City Hall Council Chambers, 20031 Morris Ave. Donors will receive a free, limited-edition rodeo “Donate Bl...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 8, 2024

Manvel Seeks Passionate Individuals to Apply for a Board or Commission!

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The City of Manvel is seeking passionate individuals to apply for positions on two essential boards: the Planning, Development & Zoning Commission (PD&Z) and the Manvel Economic Development Corporation (MEDC). Candidates must submit their applicat...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 4, 2024

Manvel Names New Personnel, Finance, and Public Safety Directors

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At the City Council meeting on December 4, 2023, City Council concurred with City Manager Dan Johnson in a decision to promote Chad Dumont and Rosa Donaire to the positions of Personnel Director and Finance Director, respectively, and the appointment of P...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 20, 2023

2024 Teen Court Series

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The Municipal Court is accepting applications for the 2024 Teen Court Program! Applications are due by January 5. The program will kick off on January 15 and will run through April 2024. The Municipal Court will host an Informational Meeting on December 2...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 27, 2023

Manvel Partners with NFPA to Promote the Launch of “Charge into Fire Safety”

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The City of Manvel Fire Marshal’s Office is teaming up with the National Fire Protection Association® (NFPA®) to raise awareness about the risks associated with lithium-ion batteries and ways to minimize them. Recently, a homeown...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 16, 2023

Dan Johnson Appointed City Manager of Manvel

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Following a unanimous vote at the Special Called meeting on Monday, November 13, 2023, Manvel City Council appointed Dan Johnson as the new City Manager of Manvel. Johnson brings with him decades of experience working both with, and for, municipal governm...

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Press Releases
Posted on: October 12, 2023

Water and Sewer Rates to Increase November 2023

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At the City Council meeting on October 2, 2023, Manvel City Council approved an ordinance to increase the water and sewer rates beginning on November 1, 2023. Under this ordinance, water and sewer rates for Manvel Utility customers will rise in order to c...

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Press Releases
Posted on: August 22, 2023

Manvel City Council Names Parks after Influential Persons

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In a decision at the July 17, 2023, City Council meeting, the Manvel City Council unanimously voted to honor three prominent individuals who made significant contributions to the city. Delores Martin, former Mayor of Manvel, Buddy Williams, a former counc...

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Press Releases
Posted on: August 17, 2023

Engage and Learn: Manvel Budget Town Hall

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The City of Manvel invites residents to an informative Budget Town Hall meeting on August 28, from 6:30 - 8 pm, at Manvel City Hall, 20031 Morris Ave. This event offers a unique opportunity for community members to gain insights into the City's budget, th...

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Press Releases
Posted on: August 8, 2023

Community Services is now Public Works

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At the City Council meeting on August 7, 2023, Council approved the renaming of the Community Services Department to the Public Works Department, effective immediately. This renaming comes as part of the city's commitment to better align its serv...

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Press Releases
Posted on: August 3, 2023

August Marks the Height of Hurricane Season, Be Prepared!

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As the City of Manvel enters the height of hurricane season this August, it is of utmost importance that residents are prepared and proactive in safeguarding themselves and their properties against potential storms. The City of Manvel wants to remind all ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: July 19, 2023

Robbie Hall Promoted to Director of Manvel Community Services

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The City of Manvel is pleased to announce the promotion of Robbie Hall to the position of Director of Community Services. Having served as the city’s Public Works Superintendent for many years, Robbie brings a wealth of knowledge and experience ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: July 11, 2023

City of Manvel Urges Residents to Conserve Water this Summer

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As the summer heat intensifies and demand for water rises, the City of Manvel is asking residents to take proactive steps toward water conservation. To preserve our water supply, the city urges citizens to adopt simple but effective measures in their dail...

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Press Releases
Posted on: June 27, 2023

Participate in the City of Manvel Citizen Survey!

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The City of Manvel invites all residents to participate in its Citizen Survey to help develop the city's fiscal year 2023-2024 budget. The "Back to Basics" budget aims to address the essential needs of the city and ensure that taxpayer ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: June 15, 2023

County Library Cooling Stations Open for Summer

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Keeping cool in the summer months in Brazoria County is essential to staying healthy. As the summer temperatures rise, the risk of health problems for infants, the elderly, and those with respiratory illness greatly increases.

The Brazoria County Library S...

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Press Releases
Posted on: June 1, 2023

Manvel Municipal Court Accepting Applications for 2023-2024 Teen Court Sessions

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The Municipal Court is accepting applications for the 2023-2024 Teen Court Program! Applications are due by June 30, and the program will kick off in late July; Session One will run from August to December 2023, and Session Two will run from January to Ap...

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Press Releases
Posted on: June 2, 2023

Manvel Police Department Hosts Teen Citizen Police Academy

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The Manvel Police Department is hosting its first-ever Teen Citizen Police Academy for high school students! This program offers an immersive educational experience that allows teenagers to learn about law enforcement and the inner workings of a police de...

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Press Releases
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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Press Releases
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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Press Releases
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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Press Releases
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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Press Releases
Posted on: May 8, 2023

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

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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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Press Releases
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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Press Releases
Posted on: March 21, 2023

Mayor Davision Tours City Hall with Former Mayor's Daughter

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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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Press Releases
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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Press Releases
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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Press Releases
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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