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Governor Abbott’s statewide mask mandate begins July 3.

Governor Greg Abbott issued the following order effective at 12:01 p.m. on July 3, 2020: Every person in Texas shall wear a face covering over the nose and mouth when inside a commercial entity or other building or space open to the public, or when in an outdoor...

Bellaire City Offices will be closed July 3.

In recognition of the Independence Day Holiday all Bellaire City Offices, including the Library and Recreation Center, will be closed and there will be no solid waste service on Friday, July 3, 2020. Please note the following changes to the solid waste pickup...

The July 6 Public Hearing has been postponed.

From the City of Bellaire: Public Hearing Previously Noticed for July 6, 2020 – Postponed On June 26, 2020, Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo raised the current threat of risk for Harris County from Level 2 (significant) to Level 1 (severe) as COVID-19 outbreaks...
Some City services close as COVID threat level rises.

Some City services close as COVID threat level rises.

In his latest blog post, Mayor Friedberg discusses the rise of the COVID threat level to Severe and how that affects Bellaire’s services. “The Library building is again closed to the public, but curbside pickup and online services are still available.  The...

The Bellaire 4th of July Parade has been canceled.

From the City of Bellaire: The COVID-19 pandemic has affected all of us in different ways. We recognize that a balance of safety precautions to prevent the spread of the virus coupled with some semblance of normalcy is going to help us all make it through this time. A...
Bellaire City Manager Paul Hofmann resigns.

Bellaire City Manager Paul Hofmann resigns.

In his latest blog post, Mayor Friedberg says that “last night, the Bastrop City Council publicly announced their newly hired city manager, Paul Hofmann.” The post goes on to talk about Paul’s accomplishments saying, “Paul has a lot to be proud...
Rice Ave. will return to 4 lanes in front of Bellaire City Hall.

Rice Ave. will return to 4 lanes in front of Bellaire City Hall.

After much deliberation, Bellaire City Council unanimously voted to return S. Rice Ave. to it’s original configuration of 4 lanes with parallel parking in front of City Hall. The street was changed to 3 lanes during construction of the new City Hall to allow...
Play structures in Bellaire parks are now open.

Play structures in Bellaire parks are now open.

From the City of Bellaire: Celebrate National Parks and Recreation month with us! With Governor Abbott’s announcement of Phase III to open Texas the City of Bellaire has now made the play structures in our parks open for use by children. Interested in swimming?  The...

Mayor Friedberg discusses Police Use of Force in Bellaire.

In his latest blog post, Mayor Friedberg discusses “Continuous Improvement and Best Practices in Police Use of Force”. He states that “Bellaire’s use of force policy is grounded in an express statement of respect for the sanctity of human life and is...

The Bellaire City Library will open June 3 at 25% capacity.

From the City of Bellaire: The Bellaire City Library is excited to announce they will open on June 3 per the 25% capacity limit (25 persons) described by Governor Abbott.  Services available will be book browsing and public computers.  We are not offering programs or...
Bellaire will expand pool schedules in June.

Bellaire will expand pool schedules in June.

From the City of Bellaire: The City of Bellaire Parks, Recreation and Facilities Department will be expanding the pool schedule in the coming weeks. Beginning June 1 Evergreen Pool and Elaine Wood Therapy Pool Monday through Friday 7:00 am – 8:30 pm Saturday...

Vote for your favorite bookmark created by neighborhood students.

The Friends of the Bellaire Library invites you to vote for the Fan Favorite Bookmark from their recent Bookmark Contest. Students in grades K-12 created some fantastic bookmarks for the contest. Click here to vote for your favorite bookmark in each of the 4 age...