Welcome to the City of Palacios

Mayor's Message

Read the Mayor’s message on Palacios, our beautiful City by the Sea.

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City Manager

The City Manager’s message on the direction of the City organization.

Meeting Agendas

This page provides a look at our City Council Agendas and Minutes.

Mission Statement

Our mission is to deliver the highest level of service while providing leadership, integrity, and efficiency that promotes the greatest quality of life and public confidence.

Vision

The City of Palacios will continue to provide municipal services through efficient, effective and progressive governance allowing individual, families, and businesses the opportunity to thrive in a friendly, safe and dynamic environment.

Elements of the Vision

1.     We strive for quality and entertainment developments.
2.     We strive for adequate public services.
3.     We strive to be a safe city.
4.     We strive for job growth and higher wages.
5.     We strive for a vibrant downtown and waterfront district (a community gathering place for entertainment and shopping).

Core Values

The City of Palacios values . . .

  • Ethical behavior
  • Respect
  • Honesty and Integrity
  • Accountability to each other and the public
  • Teamwork
  • Initiative and Innovation
  • Fiscal responsibility
  • Excellent customer service

Value Statements

  • We exhibit personal integrity with every decision.
  • We serve by leading and lead by serving.
  • We show a high level of respect and concern for our coworkers and customers.
  • We encourage creativity and innovation to improve our effectiveness.
  • We learn and grow in a progressive work environment.
  • We excel through desire, determination, and dedication.

NOTICES

10-13 Mayor’s Update | Reopening Bars

Checklist for Bars to Reopen

10-7 Executive Order GA-32

Notice of General Election 2020 >>>

Proposed 2020-2021 Budget >>>

7-13 Texas Letter to Employers  English  |  Spanish 

7-2 Mayor’s Update | Mandatory Masks >>>

6-4 Mayor’s Update on Reopening Texas >>>



2019 Annual Drinking Water Report – CCR Public Water System >>>



5-8 MCHD Covid-19 Surgical Services Update >>>

FEMA Notice: Proposed Flood Hazard Determination for Matagorda County, Texas and Incorporated Areas >>>

Texas CDBG Hurricane Harvery Disaster Recovery Program >>>

Local Citizen volunteers invited to apply for vacancies on boards & committees >>>

City to Receive $250,000 Grant for Downtown Revitalization >>>



The City of Palacios Adopted a Tax Rate that will raise more taxes for Maintenance and Operations than last year’s tax rate.

THE TAX RATE WILL EFFECTIVELY BE RAISED BY 0.00 PERCENT AND WILL RAISE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS ON A $100,000 HOME BY APPROXIMATELY $0.00.



Resources for Fair Housing

Texas Workforce Commission  >>>
Civil Rights Division – Employment and Housing Discrimination
Phone: (888) 452-4778

Filing a Housing Discrimination Complaint
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development  >>>

Contacts
Fair Housing Equal Opportunity Resources  >>>
Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity (FHEO)
Phone: (800) 669-9777

City Hall:

311 Henderson
Palacios, TX 77465

OFFICE:
361-972-3605
FAX:
361-972-6555

Hours:

Mon – Fri 8:30 – 4:30
Closed for lunch: 12:00 – 1:00