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  • Dec 6 2017
    DECK THE HOUSE HOLIDAY LIGHTING CONTEST online voting is now open. The nominated homes are: 603 Falling Leaf Drive, 1804 Sandy Lake Drive, 2008 N. Mission Circle, 16606 Barcelona Drive, 1208 White Wing Circle, and 801 West Stadium Court. Go to http://ffaionline.com/deckthehouse/ to vote (once per device, please) before 10 p.m. December 13. The winner will be announced December 15. ... details
  • Dec 4 2017
    As cooler weather becomes more frequent, the City of Friendswood Fire Marshal s Office reminds everyone to use caution and reduce the risk of fire from heating equipment. --Keep anything that can burn at least three feet away from heating equipment like the furnace, fireplace, or space heater. --Have a three-foot kid-free zone around open fires and space heaters. --Do not plug space heaters into extension cords. --Never use your oven to heat your home. --Have heating equipment ... details
  • Nov 22 2017
    The Rotary Club of Friendswood Charitable Foundation reports that the Foundation has distributed $129,700 to 362 applicants as Hurricane Harvey relief. They are currently accepting applications for relief at https://varcsolutions.quickbase.com/db/bm3cuuppq One hundred percent of all donations received for Hurricane Harvey Relief are being distributed to hurricane victims. Donations are needed. As more donations are received, the Foundation will continue to provide relief to as many applica... details
  • Nov 20 2017
    Click on the link to open the document: Friendswood Recovery Guide 2017_11_20 FEMA Recovery_Guide_11_21_17 ... details
  • Nov 2 2017
    Click here for the Galveston County Residents Residential Disaster Assistance Outreach Form This outreach form is issued by Galveston County to document damage in anticipation of long-term recovery efforts. Filling out this form does not guarantee assistance. By completing this form, you may be contacted at a later date, should County programs become available. ... details
  • Nov 1 2017
    If your application for disaster assistance following Hurricane Harvey was denied or you feel the award amount is insufficient, you have the right to an appeal. The determination letter is intended to explain which category of assistance was processed, the decision made including amount, what action can be taken, and if any additional information should be provided. More information is at: https://www.fema.gov/news-release/2017/10/26/fact-sheet-fema-determination-letters-how-file-appeal ... details
  • Nov 1 2017
    The Friendswood-FEMA Disaster Recovery Center is open at the First Baptist Friendswood Relief Center, 209 S. Friendswood Dr. (at Shadowbend) Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sundays, noon to 5 p.m. A Disaster Recovery Center is where survivors may go for information about FEMA programs or other disaster assistance programs, and to ask questions related to your case. Representatives from other agencies, including the Small Business Administra... details
  • Nov 1 2017
    Eligible Hurricane Harvey survivors receiving Transitional Shelter Assistance (TSA) may receive an extension to stay temporarily in hotels while they look for an alternative place to live. Disaster survivors with a continuing need for the hotel sheltering program may be extended to Nov. 27. However, there is a mid-term eligibility review on Nov. 7 where survivors participating in TSA will receive a phone call, email, and/or text message advising them if they have continued eligibility fo... details
  • Oct 26 2017
    The Final Pass for Hurricane Harvey storm debris began this morning (Thursday, October 26) with crews working in Sun Meadows, Autumn Creek, Imperial Estates Section 2, Empere Chateau, Forest Bend, and Wedgewood Village subdivisions. Since this is the Final Pass, once crews complete an area, they will not return for debris pickup. NEW CONSTRUCTION DEBRIS FEMA regulations do not allow City of Friendswood debris removal contractors to pick up debris from new construction, repair work, and/or... details
  • Oct 24 2017
    The street repair project on San Joaquin Parkway and San Miguel Drive has reached the halfway point. Beginning Wednesday morning, October 25, traffic will shift from the old pavement to the new. During the second half, there will still be temporary traffic lights at four locations to help residents safely enter or leave the area where the construction zone only allows one-way traffic. A reminder: the traffic lights should be obeyed, helping to eliminate head-on collisions in the... details
  • Oct 12 2017
    Kawasaki Motors Corp., USA, through its local dealer, UVC Powersports of Alvin, donated a MULE Pro DXT to the City of Friendswood on Tuesday afternoon (October 3). The MULE Pro DXT was presented by (left to right) Kawasaki's Garry Berry and Bruce Gill to Friendswood Mayor Kevin Holland and City Manager Roger Roecker. UVC Powersports will add additional equipment to the MULE Pro DXT, making it ready for service to multiple City departments in flood recovery operations and beyond. ... details
  • Oct 4 2017
    The Rotary Club of Friendswood Charitable Foundation has released new information about their Hurricane Harvey Relief efforts. As of October 11, the Foundation has distributed $106,297 to 275 applicants. An additional 51 checks totaling $10,923 are approved for disbursement. Five applications are being reviewed. New relief applications are not being accepted until more donations are received. All donations received for Hurricane Harvey Relief are being distributed to victims of the hurrica... details
  • Oct 4 2017
    During the street repair project on San Joaquin Parkway and San Miguel Drive, temporary traffic lights will be added at four locations. The temporary traffic lights will help residents safely enter or leave the area where the construction zone only allows one-way traffic. The traffic lights should be obeyed, helping to eliminate head-on collisions in the construction zone. The temporary traffic signals are expected to be in place until March, weather permitting. If you have questions about... details
  • Oct 2 2017
    Permits are required for all flood repairs. Permit fees for flood repair work will be waived. Permitting Forms and Applications Flood Repair Permits Flood repairs only, no structural additions or alterations: Permit applications building plus electrical, plumbing and mechanical (if applicable) Value of work include labor and materials Detailed scope of work for values $75,000 or greater and/or if structure is located in flood zone Sample Scope of... details
  • Oct 2 2017
    THINGS TO REMEMBER DURING CLEANUP Wear protective clothing, mask, boots and rubber gloves when handling items touched by flood waters. Wash your hands often with soap and water. Do continue to be aware of debris piles and their hazards. Do continue to be aware of rodents, snakes and insects. Do not try to do structural or electrical work yourself. Keep children and pets safe. Keep them away from wet or damaged materials, and leaking or spilled chemicals. Do not combine chemical... details
  • Sep 28 2017
    A FEMA Disaster Recovery Center is opening in Friendswood at the First Baptist Friendswood Relief Center, 209 S. Friendswood Dr. (at Shadowbend) on Friday at 1 p.m. They will close Friday night at 7 p.m. The Center will be open Saturday (September 30) from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Sunday (October 1) from Noon to 5 p.m. Beginning next week, the hours will be Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sundays, noon to 5 p.m. A Disaster Recovery ... details
  • Sep 26 2017
    Please click on the link for Flood Repair Permit information ... details
  • Sep 26 2017
    On Tuesday, September 26, Friendswood Mayor Kevin Holland accepted a $75,000 check from Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC) to assist the City s recovery from Hurricane Harvey. It is part of a $1 million dollar regional donation by MPC, the nation s third largest refiner, with large nearby operations in Texas City. ... details
  • Sep 25 2017
    Stevenson Park is open with the exception of both playgrounds. They are surrounded by temporary orange fences. Please do not use the Stevenson Park playgrounds until the fences have been removed. The Splash Pad and other facilities at Stevenson Park are open. For more information call 281-996-3220 or email rec@friendswood.com ... details
  • Sep 22 2017
    Message from Friendswood Mayor Kevin Holland: I wanted to take a moment to share an update on how things are going and what the near future looks like. First, a little background information; for many years, the City of Friendswood has had plans and contracts in place to help us get through a disaster and begin to recover quickly. Earlier this year, months before Hurricane Harvey, Friendswood City Council again approved those annual contracts which include specific FEMA-approved procedure... details
  • Sep 22 2017
    NEW RED CROSS INFORMATION Infographic https://imageserv11.team-logic.com/mediaLibrary/246/Red_Cross_Financial_Assistance_Infographic.pdf Red Cross Hurricane Harvey immediate assistance program--As we continue to provide food, shelter and comfort for those affected by Hurricane Harvey, the American Red Cross is delivering financial assistance to people who need it most. Thanks to our generous donors, the Red Cross will provide $400 to qualified Texas households that were severely impacted by... details
  • Sep 21 2017
    Click here for the Red Cross Infographic RED CROSS HURRICANE HARVEY IMMEDIATE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM September 21, 2017 As we continue to provide food, shelter and comfort for those affected by Hurricane Harvey, the American Red Cross is delivering financial assistance to people who need it most. Thanks to our generous donors, the Red Cross will provide $400 to qualified Texas households that were severely impacted by Harvey and need help taking care of emergency needs right now. S... details
  • Sep 21 2017
    Click on the link for SBA Disaster Loan details ... details
  • Sep 20 2017
    Homeowner, renter, business owner...a FEMA Disaster Recovery Center can help you learn what assistance may be available to you. For more information, visit: https://www.fema.gov/disaster-recovery-centers ... details
  • Sep 20 2017
    There is a lot of misinformation circulating online. Because rumors spread fast, please tell a friend, share this page, and help FEMA provide accurate information. https://www.fema.gov/disaster/4332/updates/rumor-control ... details
  • Sep 17 2017
    The quickest way to apply for federal assistance? Online at www.DisasterAssistance.gov or by phone at 800-621-3362 (voice, 711 or VRS) or 800-462-7585 (TTY). Due to high demand, lines may be busy. Please be patient, and try calling in the morning or evening when call volume may be lower. FEMA Disaster Relief Center locator http://asd.fema.gov/inter/locator/home.htm The September 15 edition of the Friendswood Recovery Guide 9_15 Details on FEMA Buyouts ... details
  • Sep 14 2017
    Click on the links: Debris Guidelines Debris Hauler Identification ... details
  • Sep 14 2017
    Click on the links Apply for FEMA Assistance or call 1-800-621-3362 Locations of Disaster Recovery Centers Details on FEMA Buyouts SBA Disaster Loan details ... details
  • Sep 14 2017
    Click on the links Red Cross Assistance Friendswood Rotary Club Charitable Foundation taking cash donations Library Resources Immediate Disaster Case Management. Call the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services at 855-742-5989 to talk with trained case managers who can assist recovery by referring you to available resources. If you need help cleaning up your flood-damaged home, call (844) 965-1386. In support of Texas 2-1-1, the Cleanup Assistance Helpline is helping connect... details
  • Sep 13 2017
    Harvey damage reporting--Harris County Appraisal District http://hcad.org/ ... details
  • Sep 13 2017
    Hurricane Harvey Damage Reporting for Galveston Central Appraisal District http://www.galvestoncad.org/ ... details
  • Sep 13 2017
    The Friendswood Library provides 14 computer workstations with internet, printing, and scanning services. Reference librarians are available to assist with navigation, printing, scanning, and emailing of documents related to Disaster Assistance. Contact the Friendswood Library at 281-482-7135 for more information. ... details
  • Sep 13 2017
    A new Harvey recovery message from Mayor Kevin Holland is available at this link: https://youtu.be/n0RyOfLq5Oo ... details