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SPI issues voluntary evacuation for high-profile vehicles and recreational vehicles
The City of South Padre Island has issued a voluntary evacuation of high-profile vehicles and recreational vehicles (RVs). A Tropical Storm Watch has been issued for south Texas. Currently Tropical Depression Harvey is stationary in the Gulf...
Candidate Filing Notice Special Election - 11-07-17
A Special Election will be held in the City of South Padre Island, Texas on November 7, 2017 to fill the unexpired term of Council Member – Place 1.
Tropical Storm Watch has been issued
A Tropical Storm Watch has been issued for the Lower Texas Coast. Currently there are a few models that continue to show Tropical Wave Harvey heading towards south Texas. Mother Nature is unpredictable and can raise some challenges when prepar...
Sandbag distribution available
The City of South Padre Island wants to encourage the community to plan ahead. As a preventative measure, sandbags will be available to residents and businesses to help prevent possible water damage to properties. In the event the storm does...
UPDATE SPI prepares for potential landfall of storm
The City continues to monitor Tropical Wave Harvey and is an estimated 55 hours out from potential landfall. As a precaution, the community is asked to stay prepared and informed as this storm has potential to develop.

Spring Break 2017 Updates

To view a video of the 03-01-17 City Council Spring Break Meeting, please click here

For more information regarding Spring Break 2017, please view the following:

Fire EMS Spring Break 2017 Review

Comparison Matrix Related to Special Events

Spring Break 2017 Police Analysis

Spring Break 2017 Finance Analysis

Spring Break Debriefing Process

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The City of South Padre Island offers a number of tools to make it easy for residents, businesses and visitors to keep up with what is going on in the City. We offer email and text message alerts, RSS feeds, the City website, a Facebook page, a Twitter page, a city blog and hard copy information distributed by the City and through other media outlets. We encourage you to subscribe to the media outlets that are most convenient for you.

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Want quick access to online forms for submitting a request or contacting us - or need to download a building permit? Here are some quick links to these resources.

Emergency Preparedness

Emergencies can happen and being prepared can make all of the difference in the world. Please use the resources below to help you before, during and after an emergency situation.


Hurricane Info


Prior to an Emergency



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