Posted on: December 8, 2017

Silent Witness Program

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One of the most effective methods in solving crime is video surveillance, and we are discovering that more and more of our residents are utilizing video cameras on the exterior of their homes.  DPPD has initiated a volunteer program called "...

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Posted on: December 8, 2017

Citizen's Police Academy

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Are you a proactive citizen interested in furthering the police-community relationship? Have you ever wondered how police work compares to your favorite crime drama, been curious about what exactly a police officer does, or wanted to learn more about purs...

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Posted on: December 15, 2017

Featured Friday Program: The Battle of Galveston

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Can you believe that 155 years ago, a Civil War battle took place in Galveston, TX?  The Battle of Galveston occurred on January 1, 1863.  On January 19, 2018, find out what role steamboats played in the battle as well as who won control...

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Posted on: January 4, 2018

Tax Forms @ DPPL

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The Library has received Publication 17 (en español), which is available for in-house use at the Reference (Help) desk.

You can order all other tax forms and instruction booklets for delivery by mail, free of charge, online at www.irs.gov/orderf...

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Posted on: December 29, 2017

Industrial Intelligence Series - Craft Careers

Industrial Intelligence Series - Craft Careers

Deer Park Public Library is excited to announce our new free program, the Industrial Intelligence Series.  In the coming months, we will be collaborating with experts to inform patrons on subjects relevant to industrial work. The first presentati...

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Posted on: December 7, 2017

Check out RBdigital Magazines

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RBdigital, formerly Zinio, features full-color, digital magazines for instant desktop reading, mobile streaming, and mobile-app download. With this service, patrons can add new and back issues to personal reading libraries with no holds, no checkout perio...

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Posted on: May 1, 2017

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Posted on: December 11, 2017

New Buildings on Underwood Road

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E&S Construction is underway with constructing four new buildings on Underwood Road (near Spencer Highway). The occupants remain to be seen, as these buildings are being constructed “spec” which is short for “speculation”; meaning there is no guarante...

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Economic Development
Posted on: December 11, 2017

Starting or Growing a Small Business?

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The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) for San Jacinto College is located right here in Deer Park at 203 Ivy Ave (in the Economic Alliance building). SBDC provides advice, counseling and mentoring for anyone looking to start or grow a small business...

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Posted on: December 11, 2017

Sub-Zero Nitrogen Ice Cream

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Sub-Zero Nitrogen Ice Cream is now open at 9315 Spencer Hwy. (next door to MOD Pizza and YoYo’s Chinese restaurant). Drawn to the idea of “customizable food”, Jerry and Naomi Hancock wanted to apply this to desserts.  With a background in chemist...

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Posted on: December 11, 2017

Otsuka Ramen & Bar; Now Open in Deer Park

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Authentic, Japanese ramen has now arrived in Deer Park at Otsuka Ramen & Bar, located at 8035 Spencer Highway (next door to 1000 Degrees Pizza and Chipotle).  The owner is Andy Chen, who also owns Spicy Chen Chinese restaurant on Spencer near...

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Posted on: April 17, 2017

Deer Park ranks #17 in the Country - Best Places to Start a Business

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WalletHub’s analysts compared the business-friendliness of 1,261 small-sized cities to determine the best overall for launching an enterprise, and Deer Park ranked #17.

See the full article here.

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Economic Development
Posted on: April 5, 2017

Happy 5th Anniversary to Brisket House in Deer Park

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Brisket House is celebrating their fifth anniversary in Deer Park at 3217 Center St. They are regularly recognized as one of the best barbeque restaurants in Houston by The Houston Press and the Houston Chronicle, and their highly acclaimed pitmaster, Way...

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Posted on: April 5, 2017

Credeur's Cajun Cookin' is now in Deer Park

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Credeur’s Cajun Cookin’ recently relocated from their Pasadena location to 6915 Spencer Highway, near the corner of Spencer and Glenwood Drive. Owner Barry Credeur is originally from Lake Charles, LA.  He and his wife, Tracy, started the restaura...

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Posted on: April 5, 2017

Planet Fitness is now open!

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Planet Fitness is now open at 3601 Center Street in the Deer Park Marketplace shopping center at the corner of Center St. and Pasadena Blvd.  Planet Fitness prides itself as being a “judgement free zone”, so even if your legs ...

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Economic Development
Posted on: January 5, 2017

Chipotle Mexican Grill is now open!

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Deer Park is now home to Chipotle Mexican Grill restaurant, which recently opened at 8035 Spencer Highway (next door to 1000 Degrees Pizza and close to Starbuck’s). When Chipotle opened its first restaurant over 20 years ago in 1993, the idea was...

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Economic Development

Posted on: July 23, 2015

Fire Control, Prevention and Emergency Medical Services District info.

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The City of Deer Park recently updated its information page on the Fire Control, Prevention and Emergency Medical Services District (FCPEMSD). The page includes information about the district’s establishment and accomplishments achieved over the last seve...

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Posted on: July 23, 2015

Schedule a fire prevention program today!

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Is your organization interested in fire prevention education? The City of Deer Park Fire Marshal’s Office offers fire prevention programs for senior centers, scout troops, or any other community group. Fire prevention programs may be scheduled by submitti...

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Posted on: January 9, 2018

May 5, 2018 General Election - Candidate packets available

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Filing for the May 5, 2018 General Election will take place from January 17 through February 16, 2018. 

During the election, voters will elect City Council positions 4, 5 and 6.

Candidate packets are now available in the City Secretary’s ...

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Posted on: January 4, 2018

Soccer Complex Construction to begin!

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Deer Park residents will notice major changes at the intersection of East Boulevard and 13th Street in January, when construction will begin on a brand new Soccer Complex!

The project – with anticipated completion in the fourth quarter of 2018 &a...

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Posted on: October 4, 2017

Getting Disaster Help from SBA

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U.S. Small Business Administration offers federal low-interest disaster loans to businesses of all sizes, most private nonprofit organizations, homeowners, and renters. Find out what you need to know, what you need to do, and how to apply to SBA.

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Posted on: December 22, 2017

Ladder 22 Arrives

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Deer Park Fire Department welcomes a new Pierce Velocity PUC Ascendant 107' ladder truck to its fleet. The quint carries 500 gallons of water, the Pierce PUC 1500 GPM pump, and a heavy duty steel aerial ladder with a vertical reach of 107' - providing nec...

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Posted on: November 6, 2017

NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS

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Service God, Country, and Man is a great honor; but to serve as a Deer Park volunteer fire figher is a privilege.

DPVFD is now accepting applications for our upcoming 2018 Fire Academy! Minimum qualifications are listed below.

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Between 21 and 55 years of...

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Posted on: December 28, 2017

Roscoe's Fishing Adventure

Come out and participate in Dow Park Pool's 4th Annual Winter Fishing event in our public pool! Partnering with Texas Parks and Wildlife, we will stock the Dow Park Pool for you to fish out. Fishing poles will be provided - first come, first serve!

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Posted on: December 13, 2017

What do I need to know about building in Deer Park?

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Do you need a permit? What is the building code? Can I do the work myself? Find out these answers and more..

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Posted on: December 13, 2017

Report a Street Light Outage

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Have you noticed a street light out? Follow this link to report the outage to CenterPoint. You can find the light by map or type in the 6 digit number on the light pole.

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Posted on: December 13, 2017

Current Public Works Projects

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The Public Works Engineering Department is currently overseeing numerous City Projects...

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