Baytown City Manager Bob Leiper announced his intention to retire to City Council Thursday night during their Executive Session. Leiper, who has served as Baytown’s City Manager since 2011, and then advised staff that he will retire in early 2015, after agreeing with the City Council to assist with the transition.
She’s been posting pictures all over social media, and on Tuesday, December 16, Jingle, that energetic little elf, will be at the Eddie V. Gray Wetlands Education Center, 1724 Market Street to meet the children of Baytown.
The City of Baytown Animal Shelter unveiled its new emergency evacuation trailer to the Baytown City Council on November 17. The trailer is designed to evacuate the animals housed in Baytown Animal Shelter when a natural or manmade disaster strikes, as well as assist other animals impacted by the disaster.
Baytown children… have you been naughty or nice this year? If nice is the answer (or even just a little naughty), Santa wants to know. You can share your Christmas wishes with the one and only Santa Claus, Tuesday, December 9 when he stops by Sterling Municipal Library from 6pm-8pm.
The Baytown Nature Center, 6213 Bayway Drive, offers a double feature of fun and learning in the great outdoors. Two great events showcase this wonderful City resource both day and night on Saturday, December 6.
Stocking stuffer ideas come and go, but the Eddie V. Gray Wetlands Education Center has the solution for the perfect stocking stuffer for your 1st-3rd grader. Wetlands Winter Camp gives kids the gift of learning during the 3-day winter break camp, held December 29-31.
City offices will be closed Thursday and Friday, November 27-28, in observance of Thanksgiving. All offices will re-open for business at their regular time on Monday, December 1.
All emergency services will operate as usual. Street and utility crews will be on stand-by in the event of an emergency.
Santa Claus is coming to town! Show your holiday spirit at the 2014 Baytown Christmas Parade, hosted by Baytown Parks and Recreation, Thursday, December 4, beginning at 6:30 p.m. This year’s theme, “A Christmas Wonderland,” evokes visions of sparkling snow and bright Christmas lights.
The City of Baytown Health Department in partnership with Keep Baytown Beautiful, will hold the 14th annual Baytown Recycles Day, Saturday, November 15, as part of their Litter Abatement Program. This environmentally friendly event is coordinated with hundreds of other Keep Texas Beautiful affiliates throughout the state. Residents will be able to drop off recyclable items in the south parking lot of Lowe’s between the hours of 9 AM and 2 PM. Staff will assist in removing items from vehicles.