Fishing the bays of Rockport-Fulton plentiful after Hurricane Harvey

For Immediate Release Contact: Sandy Jumper Director of Tourism and Events Rockport-Fulton Chamber of Commerce tourism@1rockport.org (361) 729.6445   Fishing the bays of Rockport-Fulton plentiful after Hurricane Harvey Public piers, marinas and professional fishing guides ready ROCKPORT-FULTON, TX — As the Rockport-Fulton area swings into spring, the Hurricane Harvey economic impact on fishing the bays Read More …

Public Service Announcement: Aransas County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Action Plan Proposed Annexation of the Aransas County Navigation District

Public Service Announcement Aransas County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Action Plan Proposed Annexation of the Aransas County Navigation District March 1, 2018 Aransas County is sponsoring an annex of the Aransas County Navigation District to the adopted Multi-Jurisdictional Mitigation Action Plan, or Plan. Mitigation is defined by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) as sustained actions Read More …

TWIA Claim Assistance Workshops scheduled for next week

Next week, Texas Windstorm Insurance Association (TWIA) will begin hosting monthly Claims Assistance Workshops to provide in-person claims assistance to policyholders on the coast. On Tuesday, February 27, and Wednesday, February 28, They will hold their first workshops at the community center in Portland and the Women’s Club of Aransas County, respectively. We invite policyholders Read More …

The Process Moves Forward

Another milestone is reached today with the demolition of the county courthouse in Rockport. Judge Mills took the first bite to usher in a new era for Aransas County. County staff are currently pursuing funding and will be working to issue request for qualifications soon to develop designs for the new courthouse.   

Governor Requests Federal Govt. to Protect the Fishing Industry of the Texas Coastline

Governor Abbott Requests Recognition of a Federal Fishery Resources Disaster Feb 17, 2018 Governor Greg Abbott recently wrote to U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross asking him to recognize a federal fishery resources disaster along the Texas Gulf Coast as it recovers from Hurricane Harvey. “The magnitude of Hurricane Harvey’s impact on recreational and commercial fisheries Read More …