Workforce Solutions of the Coastal Bend – Targeted Funding

Workforce Solutions of the Coastal Bend (WFSCB) has received targeted funding to help people affected by Hurricane Harvey. The Hurricane Harvey Relief Initiative is designated to rebuild impacted cities, counties, schools and other eligible damaged property. Provided by the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) National Dislocated Worker (NDW) Disaster Grant, these funds support the Read More …

Letter from the County Judge

C.H. “Burt” Mills, Jr. County Judge December 28, 2017 TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: On August 23, 2017, County Judge C.H. “Burt” Mills, Jr., issued a Mandatory Evacuation Order and Disaster Proclamation for Aransas County due to impending Hurricane Harvey which was a direct hit to our community on August 25, 2017. The evacuation order Read More …

Texas Hurricane Harvey Recovery Guide

Information for Communities and Survivors Recovery from Hurricane Harvey; There Are Things You Can Do After the Disaster Assistance Registration Deadline While it has been more than 100 days since Hurricane Harvey made landfall, and the disaster assistance registration deadline has passed, there is still a lot of work to be done. Harvey survivors are Read More …

Governor Abbott Presents Aransas County with Check for Debris Removal

Port Aransas, TX – Today, Texas Governor Greg Abbot presented several Coastal Bend cities and counties, including Aransas County, with checks to assist in paying for the county’s cost of 10% of debris removal after Hurricane Harvey. Precinct 2 Commissioner Leslie “Bubba” Casterline accepted on behalf of Aransas County.  

Town Hall Thursday, December 21st @ 6PM!

Aransas County Long-Term Recovery Team will be holding a Town Hall meeting for local residents to address any questions or concerns regarding the recovery efforts within Aransas County. The Town Hall will be held at the Aquarium at Rockport Harbor Education Center, 706 Navigation Circle, Rockport TX 78382 on Thursday, December 21st at 6:00PM. As Read More …

Join Us for a Presentation by John Metz of the National Weather Service Tonight at 7PM!

John Metz will be presenting Understanding Hurricane Harvey: Documented Facts and Damages to local residents of Rockport-Fulton this evening. The event will be held at Fulton Community Church located at 215 N. 3rd Street, Fulton, Tx 78358 at 7:00PM tonight, December 12th. It is sponsored by Fulton Neighborhood Watch and will be open to the Read More …

Rockport/Fulton Tourism Focus Group Kicks off Week-long Series

On Monday, December 11th, local stakeholders and residents met for a workshop and focus group to discuss challenges and solutions affecting tourism in the area. The workshop is part of a week-long series of sessions related to economic development and housing to encourage growth and rebuild in Aransas County following Hurricane Harvey. The Tourism session Read More …

Debris Burning Update

Rockport, TEXAS – Texas A&M Forest Service, Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service, Texas Department of Transportation and Texas Division of Emergency Management continue to support Aransas County in the burning of vegetative debris left by Hurricane Harvey. Located at Hwy 35 Bypass and 12th street in Rockport, the burn site has been in operation since Read More …