ALERT: Phone Scam Targets Texas-New Mexico Power Customers

The Texas-New Mexico Power company would like to make customers aware of a telephone-based scam under way that threatens to disconnect customers’ power if those customers don’t make payments.

See the attached Press Release for further details.

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7th Annual Sweeny Community Thanksgiving Feast

7TH ANNUAL SWEENY COMMUNITY THANKSGIVING FEAST

Join us on Sunday, November 19, 2017, from 11am-3pm at the Sweeny Elementary School cafeteria for the 7th Annual Sweeny Community Thanksgiving Feast.

8th Annual Sweeny Blue Santa

10/23/2017

APPLICATION & DONATIONS

The Sweeny Police Department is currently accepting applications and taking donations for the 8th Annual Sweeny Blue Santa Program.

Help a family in need by donating new toys, clothing, or money.  Applications can be found in the lobby of the Police Department or downloaded here.  Donations can be dropped off at City Hall or the Police Department.

The deadline to submit applications is Friday, November 10, 2017, at noon.  The deadline to submit donations in Friday, December 1, 2017, at noon.  If approved, the pickup date/time is Sunday, December 17, 2017, from Noon-2pm at the Sweeny Community Center (NO DELIVERY THIS YEAR).

 

FUNDRAISER

A BBQ plate fundraiser is scheduled for Sunday, November 12, 2017 from 11am-2pm at the rear of the Sweeny Police Department (123 N. Oak Street, Sweeny).  The cost of each plate is $10.00.  Drive-thru only.  New toy donations and cash donations will be accepted.

 

EXCLUSIONS, RESTRICTIONS, AND LIMITATIONS

  • Applicants must live within the Sweeny School District
  • Children must be 13 years old or younger
  • Must provide copy of each child’s school report card
  • Proof of residency required
  • Name on proof of residency MUST match name of applicant
  • IF YOU HAVE APPLIED ANY TIME WITHIN THE PAST THREE (3) YEARS, YOU WILL NOT QUALIFY FOR THE 2017 SWEENY BLUE SANTA PROGRAM!

If you have any questions or would like further information, please contact us at 979-548-3112 or e-mail us at info@sweenytx.gov.

Fair Housing Action Plan (FHAST)

07/12/2017

The City of Sweeny is posting the Fair Housing Action Plan (aka “FHAST”) in accordance with the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA).

April is Fair Housing Month.  The City of Sweeny is dedicated to the equal housing opportunity for all citizens under the law.  If you have a concern with how you have been treated and believe your fair housing rights have been violated, here is a local process for reporting your complaint or you can call City Hall at (979) 548-3321 to express your concerns.  The Mayor has been designated to coordinate Section 504 compliance efforts.

Alternatively, to report waste, fraud, or abuse, please call the Texas State Auditor’s Office at 800-TX-AUDIT or click here.

See also:

For more information, please contact City Hall at (979) 548-3321 or via e-mail at info@sweenytx.gov.

2017 Hurricane Guide

2017 HURRICANE GUIDE

2017 Hurricane Guide (cover)

2017 Hurricane Guide

Brazoria County has released the new 2017 Hurricane Preparedness Guide. (PDF)

They have also released the guide in a flipbook view, too!

For more information, contact the Emergency Management Division of Brazoria County at (979) 864-1801 or the Public Information Officer at (979) 864-1200.

City Auction Ending Soon

CITY AUCTION ENDING SOON

The City of Sweeny’s auction of several items is ending within the next 24 hours.

The City is auctioning the following items:

  • Lounge Chairs
  • Office Telephones
  • Vehicle

To view these auctions, CLICK HERE.

2017 Municipal Election Results

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Sweeny Implements MyGov Service

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Pride Day Festival Draws Thousands

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Sweeny

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