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The Rockefeller Foundation visited the Rio Grande Valley to meet with the Brownsville Public Utilities Board this week. The Southmost Regional Water Authority’s desalination plant was highlighted during the presentation as a perfect example of how BPUB seeks innovative and proactive ways to tackle issues facing the community.
After two years of construction and planning, the Performing Arts Complex at The University of Texas-Pan American is ready to make its debut on Thursday, April 23, with its Grand Premiere Concert.
McAllen and Edinburg are exploring creating a desalination plant to service both cities. The cities’ water supplies are dependent on the Rio Grande, which requires rainy seasons to replenish.
The City of Brownsville is hosting a Public Presentation on Mitte Cultural District Master Plan April 15. The public is encouraged to attend.
Mexico and the United States haven’t built a new crossing point for freight trains between the countries for more than a century. That’s about to change in the next few weeks, largely because of the efforts of local governments in South Texas.
Ramiro Garza, City Manager for the City of Edinburg has been awarded re-certification by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC). The re-certification required every three years, was awarded to Garza who met demanding requirements for continuing education and service to the profession.