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2700 Western Avenue , West Orange, Texas 77630-6136 ** 409.883.3468 * westorange@cityofwestorange.com * www.facebook.com/WestOrangeTX

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City of West Orange

CDBG-DR Application Project Summary
Flood & Drainage Improvements


Project Description:
During Tropical Storm Imelda, the City of West Orange received between 10 and 12 inches of rainfall.  Widespread flooding led to flooding of streets and overflow of drainage ditches, resulting in structural flooding, environmental hazards and other threats to public health and safety.
The proposed improvements will reduce a risk to public health and safety for all residents of the City of West Orange.
Construction will consist of the regrading and reshaping of approximately 6,200 linear feet of drainage channel from Lansing St. to Adams Bayou and 2,200 linear feet of drainage channel from Holly St. to Adams Bayou.
The Proposed Budget is as follows:
 
TxCDBG Funds
Local Funds
Total Funds
Administration
$100,000.00
$0.00
$100,000.00
Engineering
$117,000.00
$0.00
$117,000.00
Construction
$783,000.00
$10,000.00
$793,000.00
Total
$1,000,000.00
$10,000.00
$1,010,000.00
 

City of West Orange
CDBG-DR 2019/2019 Floods
 Application Available for Review

The City of West Orange 2018/2019 Floods CDBG-DR application is now available for review at City Hall, 2700 Western Ave., West Orange, Texas 77630 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.  The City encourages citizens to participate in the development of this application and to make their views known by presenting their opinions, comments, and suggestions to Jon Sherwin, Director of Public Works, 2700 Western Ave, West Orange, Texas during regular business hours. Written comments must be received at City Hall by 5:00 p.m. on July 15, 2022 to be considered.  For additional information, please contact City Hall at 409-883-3468 or the grant administrator for the project, Melinda Smith, at 903-581-0500 ext. 219.

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City of West Orange

CDBG-DR Application Project Summary
Street Improvements

 

Project Description:
During Tropical Storm Imelda, the City of West Orange received between 10 and 12 inches of rainfall.  Widespread flooding led to flooding of streets and overflow of drainage ditches, resulting in structural flooding, environmental hazards and other threats to public health and safety.
The proposed improvements will reduce a risk to public health and safety for all residents of the City of West Orange.
Construction will consist of reconstruction of approximately 9,587 linear feet of streets in the following locations:
               Bradford, Crabtree, Davis Circle, Plum, Mulberry, Peach, Bowie, Sherill, Lisa,
The Proposed Budget is as follows:
 
TxCDBG Funds
Local Funds
Total Funds
Administration
$100,000.00
$0.00
$100,000.00
Engineering
$117,000.00
$0.00
$117,000.00
Construction
$783,000.00
$10,000.00
$793,000.00
Total
$1,000,000.00
$10,000.00
$1,010,000.00

 

U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS
Orange County Project Overview
Levee/Floodwall System

Informational Brochure

Website:  https://www.swg.usace.army.mil/S2G/

S2G StoryMap:  https://sabine-to-galveston-usace-swg.hub.arcgis.com/


DURING THIS TIME, WE ASK…AND STRONGLY ENCOURAGE…YOU TO MAKE YOUR SANITATION PAYMENTS AND PURCHASE YOUR BUILDING PERMITS ONLINE HERE ON OUR WEBSITE.

ALL RENTALS OF THE CITY’S
COMMUNITY CENTER HAVE BEEN
SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

THANK YOU FOR YOUR
ASSISTANCE AND COOPERATION.

CALENDAR

AUGUST
  1   BUDGET WORKSHOP 
– Community Center – 5:00 p.m – AGENDA
  8   COUNCIL MEETING – Community Center – 5:00 p.m. – AGENDA

SEPTEMBER
  5   NON-EMERGENCY CITY DEPARTMENTS CLOSED IN OBSERVANCE OF LABOR DAY
  8   PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED BUDGET 
– Community Center – 5:00 p.m
  8   PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED TAX RATE – Community Center – 5:15 p.m
12   COUNCIL MEETING – Community Center – 5:00 p.m.

OCTOBER
10   COUNCIL MEETING – Community Center – 5:00 p.m.

NOVEMBER
  HOLIDAY IN THE PARK 
11  NON-EMERGENCY CITY DEPARTMENTS CLOSED IN OBSERVANCE OF VETERANS’ DAY
14  COUNCIL MEETING 
– Community Center – 5:00 p.m.
24-25  NON-EMERGENCY CITY DEPARTMENTS CLOSED IN OBSERVANCE OF THANKSGIVING

DECEMBER
  5  ANNUAL CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING CELEBRATION – Community Center – 6:00 p.m. 
12  COUNCIL MEETING –
 Community Center – 5:00 p.m.
23,26  NON-EMERGENCY CITY DEPARTMENTS CLOSED IN OBSERVANCE OF CHRISTMAS
30  NON-EMERGENCY CITY DEPARTMENTS CLOSED IN OBSERVANCE OF NEW YEAR’S EVE

 

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The West Orange City Council will hold a
Public Hearing to hear and consider
comments regarding the proposed

PROPOSED 2022-2023 BUDGET
on Thursday, September 8, 2022 beginning
at 5:00 p.m. at West Orange City Hall.

Recordings of previous meetings of the
West Orange City Council
are available for viewing here.

The Adopt-A-Street information and registration packet
is available for viewing here.

Misc. Information

You may now pay your garbage bill and apply and pay for building permits on-line.  Click on the “ON-LINE PAYMENTS” tab on the top of the home page and follow the instructions from there.

The West Orange City Council adopted an ordinance that establishes requirements for residential rental property to be registered and inspected annually.  For a copy of the RENTAL REGISTRATION/INSPECTION APPLICATION, click here.

The WEST ORANGE VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT is now seeking applicants for membership in the department. Interested individuals must be at least 18 years of age, be of good moral character, live within 5 miles of the city limits of West Orange and have a valid Texas driver’s license. Applicants must be willing to commit time to the department and the City by faithfully attending and participating in drills and various training sessions. Applications are available at West Orange City Hall, 2700 Western Avenue, West Orange, Texas or click here.

NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT On July 25, 2011 at a legally held, open session, regular council meeting, the City of West Orange City Council appointed the following members to the “Fair Housing Activity Statement – Texas” (FHAST) Work Group:  Group One members include (2): Council Member Shirley Bonnin Director of Public Works Michael Stelly.    Group Two members include (3): Protected class member Frances Lopez,  Affordable Housing provider Dean Fuller,  School District Member Ruth Hancock.  (Mrs. Lopez and Mr. Fuller were appointed to fill open positions on October 7, 2019.)

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