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Feb 18, 2020

2019 Commercial Growth
The City of Edinburg is proud to share the great news of the growth occurring right here at your city ! Just in December of 2019, 665 permits were issued with a total of 9,627 permits in total for the entire year of 2019! Read more about the great news here!

Feb 12, 2020

Addition of Inclusive Play Equipment
The City’s goal is to offer children access to play and fall in love with the outdoors as any other child. This is why the City of Edinburg is currently working on adding inclusive play equipment to the city’s existing playgrounds. This helps create an environment for kids and families of all abilities to play and spend time outdoors at their local playgrounds. Five of our eight parks have already been completed, read more about it here!

Feb 10, 2020

Car Seat Safety Awareness
On Saturday 8, 2020, the Edinburg Police Department and TXDOT got together for their very first car seat safety awareness event  at the Richard E. Flores Stadium. Police officers performed seat inspections and informed the community on child safety. 

Feb 06, 2020

Find Your Dream Job with The City of Edinburg
Want to work for the City of Edinburg? Browse the current career opportunities with the City and join our team. Current open positions include Assistant Track and Field Instructor, Enviromental Educator, Custodian, Engineer III and many more!

Feb 04, 2020

Edinburg Firefighters' Promotion
Today we celebrate the promotion of four Edinburg firefighters! Ciro Martinez, Rolando Reyes, Alexandro Villanueva, and Jason Perez who have been promoted to lieutenants of the Edinburg Fire Department and have earned that spot for their leadership and exemplary skills.

Feb 04, 2020

Proclamation Presentations
Congratulations to the Edinburg Parks & Rec martial arts students for becoming the 2019 TASK State Champions, and the Junior Catholic Daughters of Americas who also received a proclamation at the meeting.

Feb 03, 2020

Census 2020: Why it Matters

Census counting has been important count since 1790 which is mandated by the U.S. Constitution in Article 1, Section 2.“We need to get the count right. It is important to me that our community knows what is at stake but what to expect,” Richard Molina, Edinburg’s Mayor explained...

Feb 03, 2020

Thank you for 2020's 10K!
We want to thank the City of Edinburg, the sponsors and everyone who came over to participate for this year's sucessful 10K! 10,466 of you participated, breaking our record for the 10K once again! Thank you, Edinburg! From the 10K to the Fun Run and Miracle Run, everyone demonstrated great support and talent. 

Feb 01, 2020

CodeRed: Don't Forget to Sign up
It is 2020, the decade of prosperity  and of technology advancement in our society. This is why The City of Edinburg created CodeRed for its citizens. It is a mass warning system that gives citizens access to important information in a timely and accurate fashion. Sign up today!

Jan 31, 2020

Presenting the 2020 Prominence Medicare Recipient Lifetime Achievement Award to David Chavana
On January 30th, the public was invited to welcome the elite runners for 2020’s Annual All-America City David Chavana 10K. This included presenting David Chavana with the 2020 Prominence Medicare Recipient Lifetime Achievement Award.

Jan 31, 2020

On the Job: Public Works
Public Works department’s member, Abel Perez, has been installing a black cat traffic radar on the corner of Closner and Trenton. This device will accurately calculate the number of vehicles that drive through this street which is needed for future projects such as widening the streets or changing the street’s driving limit. 

Jan 28, 2020

Fire Department Adds New Features to Firefighting Vehicle
The Edinburg Fire Department added some new features to their firefighting vehicles. Just last year they had purchased a third vehicle. These special vehicles, which they purchased from the military, cost the city around $7,000. Read more about why these features were added and how they can help you and your community.

Jan 27, 2020

The David Chavana 10K and Capable Kids Foundation Partnership

The David Chavana 10k has partnered up with Capable Kids Foundation, Inc to get children and adults with disabilities to participate in the miracle mile. Capable Kids Foundation is a local, non-profit whose goals are to improve the quality life of kids with disabilities. They focus on what these children can do and capitalize on the things they’re great at doing.

Jan 24, 2020

Paving and Other Reconstruction Projects
Public Works have been busy these days with the number of successful street reconstructions and projects they are working on. They currently just finished paving and reconstructing a number of streets which had been severely impacted by weather which include Chapin road. This included the bridge which they have successfully completed thanks to TexDot and The City of Edinburg. Read more about their successful work here.


Jan 24, 2020

Employee of the Month: Every Life Matters
Jonathan Salas is a dispatcher with the Edinburg Police Department who was very surprised to take on this honorary award from the City of Edinburg as the employee of the month. His dedication to saving people's lives is part of why he’s such an exemplary employee. This dedication was seen on a call he took not long ago on a wednesday afternoon around 9:40 P.M. Read more about it here.

Jan 22, 2020

Proclamation and Other Recognitions
The City of Edinburg is always encouraging healthy lifestyles for its residents along with supporting public schools and their students. This is why on one of their monthly council meetings, they took their time to congratulate some highly talented individuals.

Jan 21, 2020

The Dustin Michael Sekula Memorial Library's Roof Repairs
The Dustin Michael Sekula Memorial Library has been under construction, and we apologize for the current, unappealing appearance on site. The library is undergoing roof repairs until March 2020 when this project is anticipated to be completed. This is in order to provide a safe area for community members without any inconveniences such as leaks.

Jan 20, 2020

Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 
“I say to you today, my friends, though, even though we face the difficulties of today and tomorrow, I still have a dream. It is a dream deeply rooted in the American dream. I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up, live out the true meaning of its creed: “ We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal.” - Martin Luther King, Jr, 1963

Jan 20, 2020

Edinburg Retired Teachers Association's Donations
We want to take a moment to thank the Edinburg Retired Teachers Association for taking their time to donate pajamas and pillows to the Edinburg Housing Authority. These donations were spread around to our community residents who put good use to them in these cold, winter days.

Jan 17, 2020

Sneak Peak: Car Seat Safety Awareness event
Get ready parents! The Edinburg Police Department has an exceptional event in the works! Acting Police Chief Peter de la Garza was caught working hard, as he unloaded car seat boxes. These car seats will be used for a special Car Seat Safety Awareness event Read more about it here.

Jan 16, 2020

New Stop Signs Implemented
The City of Edinburg’s number one priority always remains to be the citizen’s safety, whether that is outside or inside our roads. This is why the Edinburg Police Department has partnered up with the department of Public Works in order to resolve issues on our streets which have received a number of complaints...Read more about the new changes implemented.

Jan 15, 2020

Got Your Passport?
“If you are planning on traveling, stop by the city hall , we’ll process your passports here, “ Time Sena, Administrative Assistant at the City Secretary’s office invites everyone to come on by and stop for their passport.  Read more about our passport facility here.

Jan 14, 2020

Groundbreaking Ceremony: Northside Drainage Project
The City of Edinburg, Edinburg Economic Development Corporation and the Edinburg Chamber of Commerce got together early in the day on January 14, 2020 for a groundbreaking ceremony. Read more about our next big project here!

Jan 13, 2020

Edinburg Volunteer Fire Department Working for You
The Edinburg Volunteer Fire Department continues to be the best for our citizens. Just last week, they were on the scene of a house fire which occurred overnight. They were able to get the habitants and themselves out safely. They also helped with the power outages occurring after the high winds caused some inconvenient problems around University Dr. And currently they're testing the City's water hydrants as they do throughout the year to make sure our citizens get the best water and best result of an emergency.  

Jan 13, 2020

Edinburg Police Department Visits Vida Healthcare
Our dedicated and hardworking Edinburg Police Department has not only been protecting the citizens of Edinburg, but they have also been keeping our citizens involved in activities without leaving anyone behind from children to the elderly.  Read more about it here.

Jan 11, 2020

#WearBlueDay Human Trafficking Awareness Day
Human trafficking is a modern form of slavery in different forms from forced labor to debt bondage plus many other forms which affects over 27 million people world-wide, including our Rio Grande Valley. This is why the Edinburg Police Department is bringing awareness this month by educating the public about it and working together to help end it once and for all. January 11th has been officially announced as #WearBlueDay National Human Trafficking Awareness Day, don't forget to wear blue and report any suspicious activity.

Jan 10, 2020

Follow Us and Win!

Congratulations to Elizabeth Montelongo who won a Family Pack to the RGV Vipers game on Friday, January 3, 2020. The lucky winner got to take home four tickets to a Stars Wars themed game plus other goodies . Do you want to be the next winner? All you have to do is follow The City of Edinburg social media sites! We will be hosting many other fun, and exciting giveaways, so be on the lookout and follow us now, you don’t want to miss it. 

Jan 10, 2020

The Council Meeting Recap: ECISD and the City of Edinburg Golf Course Usage Agreement
On January 7, 2020, the City of Edinburg hosted their first council meeting of the year where great things came about for our residents. Read more about how ECISD and the City of Edinburg came about with Edinburg's golf course usage agreement. And how Edinburg's airport will now participate in RAMP Grant Agreement to cover improvement costs. 

Jan 09, 2020

Law Enforcement Appreciation Day
Today, and every day, we want to thank our law enforcement officers for their unmatched service to our community. Many of our community members and businesses were kind enough to demonstrate their appreciation by sending gifts or sharing a word of gratitude. So if you see one of our enforcement officers today, share them a smile and a thank you, remind them that just like them, we, too, care for them. 

Jan 07, 2020

No-Cost Biomedical Equipment Maintenance Program
The Edinburg EDC has partnered with Workforce Solutions and South Texas College in order to bring a Biomedical Equipment Maintenance Program to Edinburg Residents! This amazing opportunity is available at no charge to Edinburg Residents who meet the qualifications. The program will be taking applicants on a first-come-first-serve basis. The Program begins on January 13, 2020 and ends on May, 15, 2020. Read more about it here.