Monday, March 3rd, 2014
Pharr, TX – On Friday March 7, 2014 at noon, the All-America City of Pharr will be host to the Port of Corpus Christi Authority at the Pharr City Hall where they will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).
This will form an alliance of cooperation, which is aimed at generating new business by promoting the efficient logistical land and seaport route between the Bridge and the Port. This alliance is a mutually beneficial synergy due to the result of providing [...]
Wednesday, February 19th, 2014
Pharr, TX – U.S. Congressmen Filemon Vela and Ruben Hinojosa and Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Western Hemisphere Walter Bastian joined officials from the All-America City of Pharr and Donna at the Pharr International Bridge today as part of a tour of southern ports of entry.
Hosting the high-level delegation were Pharr City Manager Fred Sandoval, Assistant City Manager David Garza, Bridge Director Juan Guerra, Police Chief Ruben Villescas, Assistant Police Chief Joel Robles and Donna Mayor David Simmons.
Federal officials viewed [...]
Thursday, February 6th, 2014
Tuesday, February 4th, 2014
Pharr, TX – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently awarded The City of Pharr, with a grant of over $20,000 to develop a bilingual public outreach campaign to help combat illegal dumping. The Pharr Recycling Center, under the direction of the Public Works Department, will help initiate the bilingual campaign in order to reduce illegal dumping and increase the cities overall beautification efforts. “Keeping Pharr Beautiful…Starts at Home,” will be the focus of the outreach program in [...]
Wednesday, January 29th, 2014
The Boys and Girls Club of Pharr has honored State Representative Sergio Munoz Jr. with the 2014 Great Texan Award for his steadfast support of the organization. Mr. Munoz was presented his award at the club’s new facility and said working together is the key. “When we look at our responsibility to care for our children, we realize communication and partnership with the City of Pharr is our best guide for developing successful legislation to address issues and [...]
Thursday, January 23rd, 2014
Pharr City Manager Fred Sandoval (pictured right) accepts a gift on behalf of the All-America City of Pharr from local artist, Jose G. Cano. Mr. Cano presented an oil painting of the late Tejano singer, Selena, during ceremonies at the Pharr Cultural and Theater Arts Center. The painting will be displayed at the Hub City Conjunto & Tejano Museum at 207 W. Newcombe.
Wednesday, January 8th, 2014
PHARR, TX – The Pharr International Bridge, owned and operated by the City of Pharr, is the heart of the Rio Grande Valley’s international economy. Pharr, TX is the hub of South Texas’ international commercial crossing and is excited to introduce ourselves to the Port of Corpus Christi, Texas sea port trade community.
On Tuesday, January 14, 2014, the City of Pharr along with the Pharr International Bridge (Bridge) will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with [...]
Tuesday, January 7th, 2014
PHARR, TX – The All-America City of Pharr is ringing in the New Year
with a unique accomplishment bearing a positive effect on the quality and
taste of the city’s Superior-rated water supply system. With recent
accomplishment by Utilities Superintendent Heriberto De Leon, Pharr is
the only city in South Texas with two Triple “A” status individuals in the
utilities profession. Mr. De Leon and Assistant City Manager/Utilities
Director David Garza recently received their Certified Water Professional
Certificate (CWP) from Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service
AAA status refers [...]
Tuesday, October 15th, 2013
MISSION TEXAS – Rep. Sergio Muñoz, Jr. is announcing today that Election Identification Certificates (EICs) will be available from mobile stations throughout Hidalgo County for a week beginning Wednesday October 16. EICs are available without charge to qualified Texas voters who do not have an approved form of photo ID, which is now required for voting in person. The November 5th Election will be the first statewide election with photo ID requirements in effect.
“Accommodating my constituency to be part of [...]
Tuesday, October 15th, 2013
Pharr, TX – Pharr Mayor Leo “Polo”Palacios Jr. will welcome State Representative Sergio Muñoz Jr. and Texas Secretary of State John Steen to Pharr City Hall on Friday October 18, 2013 for a press conference to discuss the importance of Mobile Election I.D. Certificate Stations in Hidalgo County.
The press conference will be held on the first floor of City Hall at 118 S. Cage Blvd beginning at 1:00 pm. EICs are available without cost to qualified Texas voters who do [...]