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  • Aug 17 2017
    Two more City of Friendswood bond-funded projects are completed. In November 2013, voters approved $6.565 million for two projects: improving, expanding and equipping Fire Station Number 4 (111 Woodlawn Drive), and designing, constructing, and equipping a new fire station next to the Public Safety Building on Whitaker Drive. Both projects were accepted by the Friendswood City Council at their July meeting. Previously, Council voted unanimously to name the new facility the Kenneth M. C... details
  • Jul 19 2017
    According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), each year an average of 8,900 home fires are caused by grilling. While nearly half of the people who grill do it year-round, July is the peak month for grill fires followed by May, June and August. A failure to clean the grill was the leading factor in 19 percent of all grill related structure fires. In 17 percent of grill related fires, materials that could catch fire were too close to the grill. Follow these safety tips to re... details
  • Jul 17 2017
    The reconstruction of Winding Road, and other City of Friendswood bond-funded projects are completed. In November 2013, voters approved $7.71 million for road improvements on Mary Ann Drive, Shadow Bend Avenue, Townes Road, Winding Road, Woodlawn Drive and Blackhawk Boulevard. All are finished except Woodlawn and Blackhawk. Included in the Winding Road project are two real-time speed displays. Work on Woodlawn began in early June. Half of the old pavement has been removed. Weath... details
  • Jul 7 2017
    Two new July 4th videos are now available from the City of Friendswood. The Grand Parade has been uploaded to the City s YouTube Channel. The direct link is: https://youtu.be/WGpJ__MCX4M Also, Friendswood residents divided the Declaration of Independence into sections; each no more than a sentence or two. Readers were first responders, elected officials, students, clergy, athletes, astronauts, local service club presidents, and others from the community. The sections have been recorded an... details
  • Jun 23 2017
    Recently, Friendswood Mayor Kevin Holland honored Rochelle Barr for her development of and service to the Teen Court program. She approached the City about beginning the program in 2010. Over the next six years, Barr served as the Teen Court Coordinator on a volunteer basis, working thousands of hours coordinating court sessions and more than 125 volunteers. She also was the Vice President of the Teen Court Association of Texas. Ms. Barr s work positively affected the lives of hu... details
  • Jun 19 2017
    Download your 2017 Hurricane Guide by clicking on the link... 2017 Hurricane Guide link ... details
  • Jun 6 2017
    Construction of the pavilion and restrooms at Lake Friendswood has begun and should take three months. During that time, a portion of the concrete path circling the lake will be closed to the public. We apologize for the inconvenience. ... details
  • May 29 2017
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