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TOWNtalk: Did You Know? Census edition

TOWNtalk co-host Ashley Strevel meets with Complete Count Committee members Celeste Menchaca, Bethany Castro and Jodi Sandoval at Liberty Coffee Haus to discuss questions about the census and why an accurate count is important.

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City of Victoria closings for Labor Day observance

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Grants Administrator Katy Connally

City creates grants administrator position to pursue funding opportunities

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Clean, pale-colored water tanks

City of Victoria initiates beautification at water plant

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Victoria Fire Department swears in 8 recruits

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Parks & Recreation, Academy Sports + Outdoors give away gift cards

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TOWNtalk: Wild times at the zoo

TOWNtalk audioIn Episode 4 of TOWNtalk, co-host Shane Blucher visits The Texas Zoo to talk with Convention and Visitors Bureau Director Joel Novosad and Texas Zoo Executive Director Liz Jensen about new exhibits, conservation and COVID-19.

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Complete Count Committee ramps up Census effort as deadline nears

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City Council meeting

The City Council will discuss allocating hotel occupancy tax funds and consider adopting the budget and tax rate for fiscal year 2021.
Residents will have the option of attending in person or remotely.
Dates to remember

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Victoria officials to host press briefing today

Victoria city/county press briefingVictoria County Public Health Department Director David Gonzales, Public Health Authority Dr. John McNeill and Fire Marshal Thomas Legler will provide a brief update.
August 29 COVID-19 case count. New: 7. Active: 151. Recovered: 3,569. Deaths: 68. Probable: 5. Total: 3,788.
Numbers posted Monday-Saturday on the health department's Facebook page
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The local COVID-19 hotline is operational 1-5 p.m. on weekdays.


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Filling out the 2020 Census online is so easy!

Join digital media specialist Ashley Scott as she fills out the census so you know what to expect, and then head to to make sure you're counted.

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Environmental Services: Bulky item pickups

#DidYouKnow City of Victoria residents get two bulky item pickups per year? Learn how to dispose of oversized items in this video from Environmental Services.
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