• Galveston County’s Northern Border From the Air

    Galveston County’s Northern Border From the Air

    It should be obvious that Galveston County's southern border is on the water. After all, Galveston Island is barrier island off the Texas Gulf Coast, about 50 miles southeast of Houston. But what you…

    • Galveston County Sales Tax

      Galveston County Sales Tax

      One hundred twenty-four (124) Texas counties (including three in Greater Houston) impose sales taxes. Galveston County isn't one of them. Galveston County's sales tax rate is 0%. City Sales Tax…

      • Water Service in Galveston County Cities

        Water Service in Galveston County Cities

        Water and sewer service in Galveston County is provided either by cities, or by water districts (municipal utility districts, water control and improvement districts, or special utility districts.) Rates and information…

        • City of Friendswood 2019 Q2 Newsletter

          City of Friendswood 2019 Q2 Newsletter

          The City of Friendswood's Q2 2019 business newsletter is out. Get it here. Some highlights: Industry Park's Land Plan Approved, Two Lots PurchasedChipotle Mexican Grill's Site Plan ApprovedLive Here, Work…

          • County Officials Back Grand Parkway Progress

            County Officials Back Grand Parkway Progress

            Galveston County officials are calling for the Texas Department of Transportation to look at the traffic and revenue study for Segment B of the Grand Parkway. Segment B would run…