Urban County Director P.R. Avila presented the Texas Community Development Block Grant, through the Texas Department of Agriculture, for Emergency Services due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
McALLEN — Beginning Monday, June 22, the City of McAllen Passport Division Facility will begin accepting U.S. Passport applications in person from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
EDINBURG — In less than 24 hours, Border Patrol agents seized more than 900 pounds of marijuana and arrested five smugglers in connection with their illegal activities.
MISSION — In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic that is affecting local municipalities and governments worldwide, city leaders are looking toward innovative methods to improve service delivery of critical, essential services in spite of revenue losses while also ensuring the health and safety of city employees and residents. The City of Mission this week joined municipalities across the nation that are transitioning from an outdated and aging water utility system to a modernized, upgraded and efficient water system. After a thorough and lengthy due diligence process spanning more than two years that consisted of analyzing current usage data to develop a customized and efficient solution to meet its needs, the City of Mission approved upgrading the city’s water system to be more sustainable, enhance revenues, improve efficiency, and enhance their customer experience for city residents.
EDINBURG — Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents arrested two illegal aliens with previous convictions for sexual assault.