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Christmas Parade road closures


On Saturday night, December 14, at 5:45 p.m. Friendswood Drive (FM 518), between Edgewood Drive (FM 2351) and Stevenson Park will be closed for approximately an hour during the Friendswood Annual L...

Blue Santa Toy Drive is underway


Working in our community each and every day, Friendswood Police officers see children and families in need, or barely getting by. Through Blue Santa, the Friendswood Police Department and the Frien...

"Deck the House"


Friendswood Fine Arts has decided not to host a "Deck the House" holiday lighting competition this year. They are planning to resume next year. 

Friendswood resident Astronaut Welcomed Home


A Friendswood resident has returned a piece of City property after taking it (with permission) on an extended journey. On Monday (November 26), Astronaut Nick Hague presented Mayor Mike Forema...

City Hall holiday closures


Friendswood City Hall will be closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas (December 24 and 25) and New Year’s (January 1, 2020).

Holiday trash pick-up schedule


The City of Friendswood’s Trash and Recycling collection vendor, Waste Connections, will not be working on Christmas (December 25), or New Year’s (January 1, 2020). There will also be n...

Mayor Mike has just returned from the North Pole


He has a message for kids AT THIS LINK

Santa’s fire truck visit to Friendswood


Santa Claus is coming to town on a Friendswood Volunteer Fire Department truck on Saturday, December 21 between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m.  He will be visiting all of the residential streets in town du...

Santa in the Park, Saturday, December 14 from 3 to 8 p.m.


To get you in the mood for Christmas, don’t miss the City of Friendswood’s 12th annual Santa in the Park, Saturday, December 14 from 3 to 8 p.m. in Stevenson Park, 1100 S. Friendswood D...

Friendswood Fairy Trail will be enhanced by grant


The plan for a nature-driven Friendswood Fairy Trail just got a little more magical, thanks to the award of a grant by H-E-B through Keep Texas Beautiful (KTB) to local volunteer organization, Keep...

Mayor Mike's Minute-Budget Highlights


CLICK HERE FOR MAYOR MIKE'S BUDGET HIGHLIGHTS VIDEO

City of Friendswood 2019 Tax Rate


On October 7, 2019, the City of Friendswood adopted its 2019 tax rate of $0.521439 per $100 property valuation.  This tax rate will raise more taxes for maintenance and operations and debt ser...

Friendswood joins partnership aimed at reducing flooding


Friendswood City Council approved an agreement with the City of League City to help fund completion of a flood mitigation plan for lower Clear Creek and Dickinson Bayou at their September meeting. ...

Keep drains clean


A clogged storm drain can cause water to back-up and could lead to preventable flooding. Drains in the right of way are periodically cleared by City of Friendswood crews. On private property, the p...

Friendswood extends award-winning streak of excellence


The City of Friendswood has been awarded the Government Finance Officers Association’s Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for the sixteenth consecutive year. Roger Roecker, forme...

Message from Mayor Mike Foreman


About a month ago, I messaged you that the State of Texas was contemplating the removal of multiple unbuilt segments of the Grand Parkway near Friendswood from the 2020 Unified Transportation Progr...

Friendswood named best Houston suburb


Friendswood is at the top of the list for “Best Suburb in Houston” according to GOBankingRates.com. The personal finance website conducted a comprehensive study, analyzing the co...

"Clear the Shelter" results


Twelve cats and six dogs are now with their “forever families” after being adopted during Friendswood Animal Control's "Clear the Shelters" event on Saturday, August 17.&n...

Matthew Diaz is Five Star Spirit Award winner


Friendswood City Council recognized Matthew Diaz as the Five Star Spirit Award recipient for the second quarter of 2019 during their August meeting. Matthew began working for the City in January 20...

Pollinator Garden officially open


Although the bees and butterflies have already found it, Keep Friendswood Beautiful (KFB) celebrated the official opening of the Pollinator Garden on Friday (August 9). KFB Board member Kaye Corey ...

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