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 can be found at the following links: City Water Service Provided By Clear Lake Shores City Dickinson District Friendswood City Galveston City Hitchcock City Jamaica […]

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Governor’s Gulf Coast Small Business Workshop

Join us at the Governor’s Gulf Coast Small Business Workshop in League City, Thursday, August 1st, 2019 from 8AM – Noon. Register Now The Governor’s Small Business Workshops provide rural small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs an opportunity to interact with small business resource providers, such as business lenders, business-oriented non-profits, and local, regional, state […]

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Houston Area Cities Ranked

3/10 largest cities in Houston are in Galveston County The US Census Bureau has just released their American Community Survey (ACS) annual population estimate for cities and towns. According to their estimations, Houston increased from 2,317,445 to 2,325,502 over the last twelve months. More interesting is the ranking of the rest of the top ten cities in […]

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Galveston County Ahead of National Average in Employment Growth

Galveston County continues to be great place to do business – with higher employment-growth and lower-wage growth than the national average. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported yesterday that employment increased in 295 of the 349 largest U.S. counties. Additionally, in September 2018, national employment increased to 146.8 million, a 1.6 percent increase over the […]

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Galveston County PACE Program

PACE, Property Assessed Clean Energy, is an innovative financing program that enables commercial, industrial, large multi-family, and agricultural property owners to obtain low-cost, long-term financing for water conservation, energy- efficiency, and renewable energy projects. Participants then repay those loans through a property assessment imposed by the local government at the request of the property owner. Galveston […]

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Why Your Business Should Be Exporting from Galveston County

According to U.S. Commercial Service, 95 percent of the world’s potential consumers are outside of the U.S., and the global affinity for American-made products and services is second to none. Why is exporting a smart move for your business? Exporting can accelerate company valuation because exporters reduce their overall market risk by spreading sales and […]

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