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Both cans and bags will be collected on scheduled collection days. If "extra bags" are set out with the containers and not picked up at the same time, please know that Waste Connections will be back around to collect them.
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For more information on utility rates, visit our Utility Billing pages.
A permit is not required in order to hold a garage sale. However, garage sale signs should be limited to the property hosting the sale. Signs are not permitted in public right of ways or property.
View information pertaining to the retention and separation statistics of police officers from 2010 to 2017 (PDF).
View our document (PDF) containing various ways to obtain City information.
The following chart shows the parks within the City of Alvin that are mowed by outside contractors.
Ruben Adame Park
Prairie Dog Park
Hugh Adams Park
City of Alvin Contract Mowing Cost per Park Acre: $487.59/acre
The outside contractors also mow various properties of the City including, but not limited to:
To view the City of Alvin mowing contracts:
Briscoe, National Oak Park, and Lions Park (totaling 57.5 acres) are maintained by the City of Alvin Parks Department. 9/8/16
With the installation of the new water meters', residents may see the impact of more accurate readings. After a meter has been in place for many years it tends to slow down and not properly record water flowing through the meter. Some of the meters within the City have been in place for many years and more than likely were not accurately measuring water consumption. Now that the new meters have been installed they are now recording every gallon flowing through the meter. Because of this, customers may see an increase in their monthly water consumption notated on their water bill.
Yes, sometimes an increase in water consumption gives indication that there may be a leak in one of the toilets within the home or business. City staff may give suggestions as to what to check for. Helpful information on what to look for can be found on the Water Leaks page.
City staff has performed spot check re-reads to check the accuracy of the AMI water meters in place. All re-reads came back accurate.
If you have questions regarding your specific water bill, please contact the Utility Department at 281-388-4260.