The city of Deer Park officially broke ground on a new city hall facility Tuesday prior to the city council workshop and meeting. Construction, which began immediately, will take just over a year to complete. The new city hall building will be constructed east of the current facility
Deer Park City Council unanimously approved all items on its regular agenda at Tuesday night’s meeting. The agenda included rapid deployment armor for the Deer Park Police Department, a grant for the library and May's municipal election.
Deer Park City Council and staff honored retiring City Secretary Sandra Watkins at a special ceremony during Tuesday’s meeting. Watkins announced her retirement earlier this month as she battles an illness. Although she said she is retiring sooner than she wanted, she is grateful to have worked for the city.
The Deer Park boys basketball season ended this week with a 66-43 first-round loss Atascocita. The boys team finished the 2016-17 season 21-13 overall, running off an impressive winning streak to force a one-game playoff to enter the postseason.
The Deer Park ISD Board of Trustees held its monthly regular meeting Monday evening. The Board recognized junior high and high school musicians who performed at the Texas Music Educators Association convention earlier this year. In regular business, the Board unanimously passed everything on its agenda.
The longstanding tradition of parents uniting to provide a safe, festive haven for seniors on graduation night is in serious jeopardy of being cancelled this year. According to organizers of Deer Park High School Project Graduation 2017, less than half of the 299 tickets for next weekend’s Senior Serve event have been sold.