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Community Development Block Grant Public Hearing Notice


 The city of Vidor will conduct a public hearing on Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at 5:05 p.m. at City Hall located at 1395 N. Main St., Vidor, Texas concerning the closeout of it's Community Development Block Grant funded through the Texas Department of Agriculture (#7217480). This hearing will be held to review the City's program performance, including the actual use of funds and total funds expended. Persons with disabilities that wish to attend this meeting should contact City Hall to arrange for such assistance. Individuals who require auxiliary aids or services for this meeting should contact City Hall at least two days before the meeting so the appropriate arrangements can be made. Para residentes necesitados de interpretes, favor de comunicarse con la municipalidad antes de las audencia publica.

Burn Ban Lifted - ADDENDUM 1 TO THIRD AMENDED EMERGENCY ORDER


On March 28, 2020, Mayor Kimberly Stiebig issued the Third Amended Emergency Order, which became effective immediately at 11 :59 p.m. on March 28, 2020. 

The following Orders are hereby incorporated into Mayor Kimberly Stiebig's Third Amended Emergency Order: 

WHEREAS, I previously ordered that outdoor burning, with exceptions, was prohibited, within the corporate limits of the City of Vidor, Texas;

WHEREAS, I desire to rescind the ban on outdoor burning, with certain provisions;

NOW, THEREFORE I, KIMBERLY STIEBIG, MAYOR OF THE CITY OF VIDOR, TEXAS, PURSUANT TO THE AUTHORITY VESTED BY THE TEXAS GOVERNMENT CODE, CHAPTER 418, AND IN ORDER TO PREVENT THE SPREAD OF COVID-19 HEREBY FURTHER ORDER: 

I rescind the ban on outdoor burning within the corporate limits of the City of Vidor, Texas, provided that those who are conducting the burns can do so safely and with proper equipment and water on hand to prevent the fire from spreading out of control. 

The penalty for violating any portion of these Emergency Orders shall be punishable by a fine that does not exceed $1,000.00 or confinement in jail for a period that does not exceed eighteen (18) months.

This addendum to Mayor Kimberly Stiebig's Third Amended Emergency Order shall take effect immediately upon issuance, be enforced as if incorporated fully into that Third Amended Emergency Order and shall remain in effect until amended or terminated.

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Some Provisions Of Open Meetings Act Suspended


On March 16, 2020 Governor Abbott suspended some provisions of the Open Meetings Act in response to the COVID-19 emergency.  Based on recent orders from Governor Abbott, Orange County Judge John Gothia, and Mayor Kimberly Stiebig's Third Amended Emergency Order and Recommendations dated March 28, 2020, in response to the COVID-19 emergency, until further notice, the public will not be allowed to be present at City Council meetings through April 10, 2020.  

In the interim, regular and special called City Council meetings will be available to members of the public, including allowing for two-way communications.  To participate in the regular or special called City Council meetings via video conference, please go to the website www.zoom.com, click on "join a meeting" and input the correct Meeting ID and password that is provided on the regular or special called meeting agenda.
If you desire to speak or provide comments on an agenda item, please submit your name, address and request to the City Secretary before 5:00 p.m. on the day of the posted meeting at vwatson@cityofvidor.com or by calling at (409) 681-6241.  You may also provide your comments via email to the City Secretary.

(The agenda for the regular and/or special called meeting may be obtained on the City's website.)

County Wide Burn Ban In Effect


County Wide Burn Ban In Effect Including The City Of Vidor

All Municipal Court Sessions Cancelled Until Further Notice


 All court sessions are cancelled until further notice. 

Initial Appearance dockets set for March 13, 2020 until the Mandatory Emergency Order is lifted will be reset; defendants will be notified by mail of their new court date. You must notify the court in writing of any changes to your mailing address. If you fail to do so and we send a summons, notice to appear, or any correspondence to an address that you have provided it will be presumed that you received it.

If your case is already set up on a payment plan, payments can still be made by visiting www.vidorpayments.com, by calling 1-800-444-1187, or by putting a check or money order in the Night Deposit box located behind the building at 1330 First Street, Vidor, TX 77662.

Email the court if you need to request an extension on any of the following pre-existing conditions Ordered by Judge Abbott: payments, defensive driving, deferred disposition, or community service.

Although operations are closed to the public, defendants are encouraged to call the court at 409-769-7452 or email the one of the Clerks for information regarding their case. Court forms can be downloaded from our website at www.cityofvidor.com.

Email: Ashley Thibodeaux athibodeaux@cityofvidor.com

Carla Flanigan cflanigan@cityofvidor.com