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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

Public Library CLOSED until further notice


Due to COVID-19 the library is CLOSED until further notice. 

City Hall CLOSED


As of Monday, March 30th City Hall will be closed due to Covid-19

 As of Monday, March 30, City Hall will be closed due to Covid-19. 

We are sorry for any inconvenience.

For the sanitation department, please visit our website at https://www.cityofvidor.com/depts/bill-coll-trash for any forms that you may need. If you are wanting to set up new sanitation service you will need to print the application from our website and scan it and email it to acarter@cityofvidor.com along with a copy of your driver's license. If you are needing to make a payment we have several options for you to choose from: Mail, night drop box (located in the rear parking lot), our payment web site at www.vidorpayments.com, as well as payment over the phone with the payment group.
Step-by-step guide - For online payment instructions, a step-by-step guide can be viewed, downloaded, or printed at http://thepaymentgroup.com/howtopay/
Assisted phone payments are available Monday - Friday from 8 am to 7 pm and Saturday from 9 am to 2pm CDT by calling 888-744-0584.

If you would like to set up draft, please visit our website and print out the form. You will need to fill it out, attach a voided check or a letter from your bank stating your routing number and account number, and place it in our night drop box. The payments will begin being deducted on the 10th of the following month.
If you have any questions regarding payments or new service for sanitation, please call 409-769-5473 and we will be more than happy to help you.

Vidor Municipal Court
Although operations are closed to the public, individuals may still contact the Court by phone and email to get information and handle their cases; many options are available that do not require a personal appearance.
All court dockets are cancelled.  Cases that were set on dockets will be re-set; individuals will be notified by mail of their new court date.
All due dates after March 13th will be extended 45 days
Initial appearance dates (as indicated on citation)
Payment dates (payment plans, extensions, etc.)
Deferral dates (driving safety course, other deferrals)
Community Service
All individuals are encouraged to call or email the Court to take care of their court business. Hours of operation are Monday-Friday 8:00-5:00. There is a Night Depository behind the building at 1330 First Street, Vidor, TX 77662.
Phone: 409-769-7452
Email: Ashley Thibodeaux athibodeaux@cityofvidor.com,
Carla Flanigan
cflanigan@cityofvidor.com