RelatedSPI City Council to meetSpecial to the PRESS The South Padre Island City Council will meet Wednesday, May 2 for a workshop session at 2 p.m. and a regular City Council meeting at 5:30 p.m. The workshop session will be devoted to a presentation on parliamentary procedures. The regular meeting agenda includes an update…April 30, 2012In “News”Island approves marketing firm hireBy ABBEY KUNKLE Special to the PRESS The South Padre Island City Council met last week for a special meeting regarding approval of a new marketing contract for the City. Mayor Pro tem Alex Avalos led the meeting in the absence of Mayor Barry Patel. Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB)…September 25, 2015In “News”City council approves interim fees for HB 852By PAMELA CODY Special to the PRESS On Wednesday evening, the South Padre Island City Council unanimously approved an interim fee schedule for new residential dwelling construction to be in compliance with newly enacted House Bill 852. Effective May 21, 2019, the Texas Legislature enacted House Bill 852, which…June 10, 2019In “News” Share By ABBEY KUNKLESpecial to the PRESSThe City Council met Wednesday evening with a range of items to discuss. The agenda was full, covering many ongoing projects in the city. The approval of the Sister City agreement with the City of Matamoros was the highlight of the evening.The council welcomed Reynaldo Del Toro, who was in attendance to represent Mayor of Matamoros Leticia Salazar. After unanimous approval by the council, the City of South Padre Island adopted a resolution to recognize the City of Matamoros, Tamaulipas as a Sister City to foster international business and provide for open and frequent exchange of information and ideas.Want the whole story? Pick up a copy of the Port Isabel-South Padre Press, or subscribe to our E-Edition by clicking here.