- Fire Department will purchase a new ladder truck and “medical ready SUVs” in 2014
- Police Chief Jeff Craig discusses rash of thefts from motor vehicles and burglaries, many of them preventable.
- Fire Department introduces new microphones for fire fighting communications.
- Fire Chief Taner Drake talks about the need for Fire Station # 6 in northwest Victoria.
- Plans for Library improvements continue into 2104; director explains why library users continue to increase.
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Category Archives: General City News
Fire Chief Taner Drake discusses the new ladder truck and some “medical ready SUVs” that will improve fire and medical response in Victoria.
Police Chief Jeff Craig discusses rash of thefts from motor vehicles and burglaries, many of them preventable.
Police Chief Jeff Craig discusses the rash of the recent burglaries and thefts from motor vehicles, and how to prevent many of these crimes as we approach the holiday shopping season.
Fire Chief Taner Drake discusses new microphone technology that makes ground fire communications safer for firemen in a structure fire.
Fire Chief Taner Drake discusses why Victoria needs Fire Station # 6 in the rapidly-growing, northwest corridor of Victoria.
Plans for Library improvements continue into 2104; director explains why library users continue to increase.
Library Director Dayna Williams-Capone discusses some planned improvements to the Victoria Public Library and explains why the number of library users continues to increase.
Victoria Fire Chief Taner Drake discusses the move to lower ambulance fees and to improve medical reporting software.
Lack of rainfall on the water shed resulted in the Guadalupe River falling below normal flow levels. On September 1, 2013 Victoria entered Stage 3 water restrictions. Here is a rundown of those restrictions.
John Clagg discusses some tips to avoid heat-related illnesses during the dog-days of summer.
Jim Cantrell explains how the City’s stormwater protection plan protects the Guadalupe River from polution.
If you are looking for an affordable NEW home, Jared Mayfield explains why the City’s Swan Crossing just might be the perfect neighborhood for you.
Lynn Short, Public Works Director, explains the Groundwater Exchange Program. This programs allows the City to maintain its high water quality during these dry conditions by exchanging well water for river water from the Guadalupe River.
Kate Garcia from Environmental Services discusses the Ozone Season, how you can keep it from getting worse and what to do during an Ozone Action Day.
Lynn Short from the Public Works Department explains the river conditions that have put Victoria in Stage II water restrictions and he has some simple tips to conserve water.
Jeb Lacey, Emergency Management Coordinator, offers hurricane preparation tips for both residents and businesses of Victoria County.
Jennifer Sourdellia discusses lots of cool things to do to beat the Victoria heat, and most of them are free of charge!
Listen to all the different activities taking place June 14-17 in downtown Victoria as part of Dig Our History Days! From taking part in a real archaeological dig, to taking a guided tour of the historic homes of Victoria, to a cemetery … Continue reading
Get all the facts about the Summer Reading Program and the new Laptop Checkout Program at the Victoria Public Library.
Jennifer Sourdellia discusses the new Splash Pad at Lone Tree Creek Park.
Jerry James, Director of Intergovernmental Relations, talks about Victoria’s water resources and explains why Victoria is well prepared for the ongoing drought.
Danielle Williams from the Victoria CVB discusses the new Victoria Welcome Center on US59 South and is seeking volunteers to help market travel to Victoria