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Important Notices from the City of Presidio
CITY OF PRESIDIO COUNCIL MEETING TUESDAY, 6:30 PM ON SEPTEMBER 30, 2014, AT THE PRESIDIO ACTIVITY CENTER.
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THE 3RD ANNUAL BORDER ZONE UFO FESTIVAL AND DUDE OF THE DEAD CONCERT IS OCTOBER 24TH & 25TH. ADMISSION IS FREE!! VISIT OUR WEBSITES:
WWW.UFOBORDERZONE.COM AND WWW.DUDEOFTHEDEAD.NET FOR DETAILS…
Listen to a Presidio Solar Power Story on NPR.
Check out the New BIG BEND & Texas Mountain Travel Guide for 2014. Read about the Poncho Villa connection with Presidio 100 years ago this year. The Battle of Ojinaga was the battle over the supply line through Presidio, Texas of arms and supplies from the United States for the Mexican Revolution. See the full story on Page 56.
2014-BBTMtravelguide-cover See Presidio’s Travel ad on the back inside cover with our celebrity in his own mind “The Rio Rider.” Ride FM 170 East and West, “Its Like No Other Place on Earth.”
Presidio is featured on CBS “On the Road” with Steve Hartman on National TV. A lesson in perseverance or “Never Give Up.” http://www.cbsnews.com/news/how-a-teacher-inspired-greatness-for-the-presidio-rocket-club-in-texas/
New Drinking Water report going out Monday June 30
See it now online.
A 4th of July Celebration will be held a Daly Park this year on Friday, July 4th.
Donations are being accepted at City Hall for the Fire Works Fund. Your Contribution is appreciated.
Also Vendors, be sure to get your Texas Department of Health (TDH) Permit if you intend to have a food booth. CALL TDH In ALPINE in advance. (432) 837-5523
PHOTOS FROM ESCENIFICACION TOMA DE OJINAGA CENTENARIO.
The Epic tale of the Battle of Ojinaga in 1914. The Prize was the access to Presidio, Texas and the supplies it provided to the Mexican Revolution. Presidio and Ojinaga share the Poncho Villa’s History. Visit Fort Leaton in Presidio to see the Poncho Villa Exhibit on Display.
Something new! Presidio Municipal Court ONLINE…
Now you can pay your fine in time, on line with traffic payment.com https://www.trafficpayment.com/InvoiceInfo.aspx?csdId=515
Presidio Welcomes our new Port of Entry Director, John Deputy from Brownsville, Texas. We wish him well in his endeavors to bring needed improvements to our port to keep traffic flowing smoothly.
Check out the wait times at the Presidio Port of Entry at the CBP.
Check out the wait times updated hourly:
Be mindful that wait times start at the Mexican Toll Booth and does not reflect any traffic waiting in Ojinaga.
Bi National Arts Festival March 27-29 was AWESOME! See KWES Report on Channel 9 News.
Presidio Calling Fortune 500 Companies
Presidio is reaching out to the world in the upcoming issue of Trade and Industry Development magazine in the Nov. Dec. Issue. This entry will feature Ports of Entry, of course Presidio is the only Port of Entry between El Paso Ports And Del Rio, Texas. From Presidio it is only 150 miles to Chihuahua City on a modern toll road. The magazine link is below.
The Presidio Municipal Development District has a new logo.
What’s New in Water?
The City of Presidio Water and Parks Staff have been busy building a new Drinking water Booster Pump Station and Building. The City Crews did over the $45,000 match with a USDA Community Development Block Grant to build a new Drinking water booster station. The new booster station will increase pumping efficiency to the City Stand pipe that provides water pressure to the City of Presidio. The Old Booster pump will serve as back up to the new system and will be refurbished in the near future to expand the City’s Water infrastructure for future growth.