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Safe Sitter Class July 27


Safe Sitter® is a program for 11-14 year olds to learn life-saving skills so you can be safe if you’re home alone or watching younger children. Your mom and dad will know you're ...

1776 Park


In 2013, the City of Friendswood Disc Golf Course in 1776 Park was created on new parkland along Clear Creek near FM 2351. It became one of the Houston area’s premiere disc golf courses. ...

Friday, June 7 events postponed


Friday’s (June 7) Keep Friendswood Beautiful's School's Out for Summer Event has been postponed and moved. It will now be Friday, July 12 at 7 p.m. at Centennial Park. “Vocal Tr...

The 2019 edition of the annual photo of Friendswood's veterans, gathering after the Memorial Day Ceremony.



Now registering for radKIDS® – Age group 5-7


radKIDS® is a Violence Prevention Program designed for children between the ages of 5 and 12 years. This course teaches them how to defensively resist aggression. Over the course of this 1...

Kids needed for patriotic video


For many years, during the July Friendswood City Council meeting, the Declaration of Independence was read. Since 2016, it was put on video. Here's the 2018 version, read by kids, https://youtu...

Friendswood Library receives Excellence Award


For the fifth consecutive year, the Friendswood Library has been honored with the Achievement of Library Excellence Award from the Texas Municipal Library Directors Association. The award recognize...

Keep Friendswood Beautiful receives top recognition


Of the nearly 300 Keep Texas Beautiful (KTB) affiliates, only 85 received the “Gold Star” recognition. Keep Friendswood Beautiful (KFB) was one of them. The Gold Star indicates KFB...

Friendswood Legends honored at Mayor’s State of the City address


For his first State of the City presentation since his election almost a year ago, Friendswood Mayor Mike Foreman not only shared the progress that’s been made on multiple projects, ranging f...

FEMA Grant Maximum Amount Increased


Due to recent legislative changes, the amount individuals can receive after presidentially declared disasters has increased. This increase is retroactive for recipients of Hurricane Harvey FEMA ind...

Statement on behalf of the City of Friendswood by Councilmember Trish Hanks


The City of Friendswood joins the FISD family in mourning the passing of former Superintendent Walter Wilson. He was a not only a teacher, coach, and administrator, Walter was also a dear friend an...

Simple Recycling is a four-step process


Step 1: Donate First There are local, charitable organizations that would love to put your gently used clothing, textiles, and household goods to use! The Hope Village Resale Shop an...

Serve your city on the Citizen Advisory Team


In THIS VIDEO MAYOR MIKE asks for your help with potential future bond priorities. Please reply at Mayor@Friendswood.com

Scout’s Flag Retirement box popular from day one


There’s a popular new addition outside Friendswood City Hall, courtesy of Daniel Morgan, a Boy Scout and Friendswood High School freshman. Last fall, Morgan began raising money for his E...

Simple Recycling coming to Friendswood


Friendswood residents will soon receive orange recycling bags in their mailbox. The bags are for the new program launched by Keep Friendswood Beautiful called “Simple Recycling.” Beg...

Council successfully reduces water and sewer rate increases


After months of study, discussion and then changes, a water and sewer rate increase of 46 percent for an average water bill was reduced to a 21 percent increase. Friendswood City Council approved t...

Mayor Mike's Minute about Transparency


Mayor Mike talks about increasing transparency in Friendswood government, in this video.

Mayor Mike's Minute--the $6 donation


In this video, learn why your $6 donation on your utility bill every other month is needed.

Friendswood in top ten of safest cities in Texas


A ranking of “Top 10 Safest Cities in Texas” has placed Friendswood at ninth, according to The Home Security Advisor.com. “To determine the most secure towns and cities throu...

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