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Sep 14, 2021

City of Edinburg and DHR Health Join Forces to get 8,000 Edinburg Residents Vaccinated
The City of Edinburg is partnering with DHR Health to offer a special vaccine clinic as part of the city’s S.P.A.R.C., (Stimulus Program Aimed at Recovery from COVID-19), program. Read more about it here.

Sep 08, 2021

Edinburg Library to Host Immigration Q&A Forum
Are you ready to take the next step in becoming a US Citizen? If the answer is yes, then you do not want to miss our upcoming Immigration Q&A Forum, scheduled for Thursday, September 30, 2021 in the Dustin Michael Sekula Memorial Library’s Meeting Room. The Immigration Q&A Forum will take place at 6:00 pm. Registration is required to attend this very informative free event.  Read more about it here.

Sep 02, 2021

Edinburg Celebrates 'Library Card Sign-Up' Month With Book Giveaways, New Programs & Book Reading Activities
September is Library Card Sign-up Month, a time when the Dustin Michael Sekula Memorial Library joins the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries nationwide to remind parents, caregivers and students that signing up for a library card is the first step on the path to academic achievement and lifelong learning. Read more about it here.

Aug 30, 2021

The City of Edinburg Welcomes Jaime Ayala as Next Chief of Police
The city of Edinburg names Arlington Assistant Police Chief Jaime Ayala as its pick for Chief of the Edinburg Police Department following a comprehensive selection process with the assistance of an executive recruiting firm, Strategic Government Resources. Read more about it here. 

Aug 26, 2021

Edinburg Launches 311 Call Center To Improve and Enhance Customer Service
The City of Edinburg is the fastest growing city in the Rio Grande Valley and to successfully meet the increasing needs of our booming population, the city is launching its new 311 app and dedicated 311 call center to streamline communication and resident access to city programs and services. Call center agents will be able to answer citizen’s questions about events, water bills, trash pickup, city initiatives, etc making it the city’s central telecommunications hub for residents. Read more about it here. 

Aug 25, 2021

Fire Department Pinning Ceremony
We would like to congratulate The Edinburg Fire Department for everything they do! They  recently got together for a pinning ceremony to recognize several staff members. Read more about it here.

Aug 18, 2021

City Council Approves Bond Program to Revitalize Downtown Edinburg
The Edinburg City Council approved the issuance of a $23M certificated of obligation bonds dedicated to several major downtown improvement and revitalization projects. Read more about it here.

Aug 10, 2021

Edinburg Cultural Arts is Looking for Muralists
The Edinburg Cultural Arts is looking for muralists! Interested artists, please submit samples of your work via email to Arts@cityofedinburg.com.  Read more about it here.

Aug 06, 2021

City Presents New Skate Park for the Community
The City of Edinburg celebrated a new project for the community on Friday, August 6, 2021, a highly requested project by Edinburg residents. This is the construction of a modern skate park, an amenity which will promote a healthy and active lifestyle. Read more about it here. 

Jul 22, 2021

City of Edinburg To Celebrate Annual FridaFest This Saturday!
The City of Edinburg would like to invite the community to our 2021 FridaFest, a festival that celebrates renowned Mexican Artist, Frida Kahlo along with the spirit of perseverance and empowerment. This annual festival will take place at the Edinburg City Hall Courtyard on Saturday, July 24th, 2021 starting at 3 p.m. Read more about it here.

Jul 21, 2021

The City of Edinburg Launches SPARC 3.0!
The City of Edinburg and Edinburg Economic Development Corporation’s Stimulus Program Aimed at Recovery from COVID19 (S.P.A.R.C.) assists locally-owned businesses with economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic. SPARC provides businesses and residents a financial means to invest back into their local Edinburg economy.  Read more about it here. 

Jul 20, 2021

Notice of Deadline to File an Application for Place on the Ballot
Filing period for The City of Edinburg 's November 2021 election has officially opened! This election has opened starting from Saturday, July 17, 2021. You have until Monday, August 16, 2021 to file your candidacy. Read more about it here.

Jul 14, 2021

South Texas Health System Children's Partners with Edinburg PD and Fire Department for Patriotic Parade
The Edinburg Police Department and Edinburg Fire Department partnered with South Texas Health System Children’s in order to show support during a Fourth of July parade. Thanks to everyone who participated, they were able to help put smiles on the children who attended. Read more about it here.

Jul 07, 2021

New Economic Development in Edinburg Results in Commitments of More Than 900 Jobs and Nearly $175 million in Capital Investment in First Year
Last summer, the City of Edinburg and the Edinburg Economic Development Corporation (EEDC) entered into a new partnership agreement to streamline economic development efforts in the city and generate better outcomes for local businesses and residents. Read more about it here.

Jun 30, 2021

Edinburg Independence Day Holiday Garbage Collection Schedule
Edinburg City offices and the Regional Sanitary Landfill will be closed in observance of Independence Day on Monday, July 5, 2021. Read more about the schedules here. 

Jun 25, 2021

Road Closure Continues - Canton and Sugar
The City of Edinburg will have a road closure on Canton and Sugar which will continue until Friday, July 9th, 2021. Read more about it here.

Jun 17, 2021

Edinburg Designated as a Pet-Friendly City; Receives First Better Cities for Pets' Certification in the Rio Grande Valley
The City of Edinburg is excited to share that it is now one of five Texas cities, the only city south of Houston, to be certified as a 'Better Cities for Pets‘ by the Mars Petcare ‘Better Cities for Pets’ program.  Read more about it here.

Jun 15, 2021

Edinburg Scenic Wetlands & World Birding Center: Now Open Daily
Beginning Monday, June 14, 2021, the Edinburg Scenic Wetlands and  World Birding Center will be opening daily. They also have new, extended hours for the summer.

Jun 14, 2021

Citizen Self-Service Now Available for Customers! Register for an Account and Pay Newly Created Invoices at this Time
The City of Edinburg’s Planning and Zoning Department is pleased to provide our customers access to a new online permit portal, Citizen Self-Service (CSS). CSS is now available to you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Read more about it here.

Jun 11, 2021

DHR Health Opens Trauma Resuscitation Unit in the RGV
We celebrate alongside DHR Health who hosted a ribbon cutting on June 11, 2021. They came together for their first Trauma Resuscitation Unit in the Rio Grande Valley! Read more about it here. 

May 05, 2021

Edinburg Library to Host Summer Reading Program 
The Dustin Michael Sekula Memorial Library proudly announces its annual free Summer Reading Program. This year’s theme is “Tails and Tales” which focuses on the stories of animals big and small, wild and domesticated, even dragons and dinosaurs. Read more about it here.

Feb 01, 2021

The Edinburg Public Library Introduces cloudLibrary®
The Dustin Michael Sekula Memorial Library is now offering virtual library cards, eBooks and eAudiobooks to all Hidalgo County Library System users through the cloudLibrary app.  This new app has replaced RBDigital – HCLS’ former eLibrary service. Read more about it here.

Feb 01, 2021

Emergency Rental Assistance Programs Available NOW
The City of Edinburg is currently providing Emergency Rental Assistance Programs to assist eligible applicants who currently reside inside the city limits.  The programs are available for people who are renting/leasing their current place of residence. Read more about it here.

Jan 19, 2021

Virtual Awards Ceremony: Chief Shawn Snider Receives 2020 Outstanding Leadership Award
The Edinburg Chamber of Commerce recognized many local well-deserving leaders, including the 2020 Man and Woman of the Year, during their virtual awards ceremony on Tuesday, January 19, 2021, at 10 A.M. We want to congratulate the 2020 Man and Woman of the Year, selected by the Edinburg Chamber, along with other recipients from our very own Edinburg City staff.  Read more about it here.
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