City improves ramp

first_img Share By SCARLET O’ROURKEStaff WriterWhat is peanut butter without jelly, or the sky without the sun? Much like these things, where would Port Isabel be without docks?The city has been granted the funds to not only improve but add new facilities onto the Pompano Park Public Boat Ramp.According to the city, “The Pompano Park Boat Ramp is one of few public boat launching facilities available in the Laguna Madre area. And it is operated by the City of Port Isabel.”Among the renovations are improvements to the boat launching and parking area, bulkheads, restrooms, utilities and the instalation of solar lights. In addition to the renovations, the city contracted the construction of a new fish cleaning station, courtesy dock and transient docks.For more on this story, pick up a copy of the June 2 edition of the Port Isabel South Padre Press or check out our E-edition by clicking here. RelatedPompano Park and boat ramp closesBy ANTONIO VINDELL Anglers’ and boaters’ alert! The boat ramp and parking area at Pompano Park in Port Isabel are now closed – though not for good. The City of Port Isabel has awarded a contract to H2O, out of Harlingen, to work on the ramp and the park as…December 16, 2010In “News”City lowers Pompano Park fees, moves Lighthouse CinemaBy DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press [email protected] After seeing how increased parking fees at Pompano Park would affect traffic and usage, the City of Port Isabel decided to reduce the rates again during a special meeting of the city commission Tuesday. “We increased these fees about six months ago with…June 16, 2017In “News”Shoreline taskforce recommends Corral Street marinaBy ABBEY KUNKLE Special to the PRESS After the busy summer season, many water recreation-related issues were highlighted by the large influx of visitors to South Padre Island. At their regular meeting Monday afternoon, the Shoreline Task Force addressed many of these concerns including water quality, public access and enforcement…August 28, 2015In “News”last_img

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