The Texas Workforce Commission ("TWC") is the entity responsible for enforcing the Fair Housing
Act in the State of Texas. You have one year after an alleged violation to file a complaint, but you
should file it as soon as possible. Go to https://www.tdhca.state.tx.us/fair-housing/complainthow-
to.htm to file a complaint.
The City of Pine Forest is now taking applications for Pine Forest Police Chief. We are looking for an individual who needs to keep their license active with TCOLE and understands that this is not a paid position. Applicant must be up to date on all current TCOLE training. Applicant must provide the City with a minimum of 15 hours a week patrol, provide monthly patrol logs, and must attend monthly & special council meetings & other city events. Please submit resume to the City of Pine Forest, 305 Nagel Street, Vidor Texas 77662.
Public Notice to All Citizens of the City of Pine Forest A Public Hearing will be held on Tuesday, September 5, 2023 at 6:00 P.M. at the Pine Forest City Hall, 305 Nagel Street, Vidor, Texas to consider adoption of the City budget for the Fiscal Year October 1, 2023 through September 30, 2024.
2023 NO NEW TAX RATE
2023 TAX RATE CALCULATION SHEET https://clients.municipalimpact.com/images/images_mi/mi_250_2023_Tax_rate_Calculation_Worksheet_1352902479_6147.pdf
POSTING DATE: April 20, 2023
CITY OF PINE FOREST
TEXAS COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM
The City of Pine Forest is giving notice of the city’s intent to submit a Texas Community Development Block Grant Program grant application for a Community Development Fund grant request of up to $500,000 for a street improvement project in the City of Pine Forest. The application is available for review at the Pine Forest City Hall during regular business hours.
La Ciudad de Pine Forest está notificando la intención de la ciudad de presentar una solicitud de subvención del Programa de Subvención en Bloque para el Desarrollo Comunitario de Texas para una solicitud de subvención del Fondo de Desarrollo Comunitario de hasta $500,000 para un proyecto de mejora de calles en la Ciudad de Pine Forest. La solicitud está disponible para su revisión en el Ayuntamiento de Pine Forest durante el horario comercial regular.
Contact Langford Community Management Services at 512/452-0432 if further information is needed.
Fair Housing Equal Opportunity
City of Pine Forest
CDBG-DR 2018-2019 Floods
Applications Available for Review
The City of Pine Forest 2018/2019 Floods CDBG-DR applications are now available for review at City Hall, 305 Nagel Street, Vidor, TX 77662 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. The City encourages citizens to participate in the development of this application and to make their views known by presenting their opinions, comments, and suggestions to Cathy Nagel, City Mayor, City Hall, 305 Nagel St., Vidor, TX 77662, during regular business hours. Written comments must be recieved at City Hall by 5:00 p.m. on July 8, 2022 to be considered. For additional information, please contact City Hall at 409-786-4100 or the Grant Administrator for the project, Melinda Smith, at 903-581-0500 ext. 219.
The Texas Workforce Commission ("TWC") is the entity responsible for enforcing the Fair Housing Act in the State of Texas. You have one year after an alleged violation to file a complaint, but you should file it as soon as possible. Go to https://www.tdhca.state.tx.us/fair-housing/complaint-how-to.htm to file a complaint.
PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT
City of Pine Forest has received a Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) contract under the Texas General Land Office (GLO). The City will comply with the Civil Rights requirements of Title I of the Housing and Community Development Act and the Fair Housing Law and ensure that equal opportunities are afforded to all persons and that no person shall be excluded or denied program benefits on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, disability, familial status, and national origin. City of Pine Forest has established policies, plans and resolutions for the following:
- Equal Opportunity • Section 504 Non-Discrimination Provisions
- Section 3 Policy • Fair Housing
- Affirmative Action• Excessive Force Policy • Citizen Participation Plan
PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT: FAIR HOUSING, IT’S THE LAW
To promote fair housing practices, City of Pine Forest encourages potential homeowners and renters to be aware of their rights under the National Fair Housing Law. Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968, as amended, prohibits discrimination against any person on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, disability, familial status or national origin in the sale or rental of units in the housing market. For more information on fair housing or to report possible fair housing discrimination, call the Texas Workforce Commission at (888) 452-4778 or (512) 463-2642 TTY: 512-371-7473.
POLICY OF NONDISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF DISABILITY
City of Pine Forest does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its federally assisted programs or activities. Cathy Nagel, Mayor of the City of Pine Forest, has been designated to coordinate compliance with the nondiscrimination requirements contained in the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) regulations implementing Section 504 (24 CFR Part 8. Date June, 1988).
CITIZEN PARTICIPATION & GRIEVANCE PROCEDURES NOTICE
FOR THE GLO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT-DISASTER RECOVERY PROGRAM
City of Pine Forest has adopted complaint and grievance procedures regarding its Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) Program. Citizens may obtain a Copy of these written procedures from the Mayor, Cathy Nagel at the City of Pine Forest City Hall located at 305 Nagel Street, Vidor, Texas 77662, or by calling (409) 786-4100, during regular business hours. These procedures outline the steps for a citizen to follow if he/she wishes to file a complaint or grievance about GLO CDBG-DR activities. A person who has a complaint or grievance about any services or activities with respect to the GLO CDBG-DR project may, during regular business hours, submit such complaint or grievance, in writing to Cathy Nagel at the City of Pine Forest.
City Hall located at 305 Nagel Street, or by calling (409) 786-4100. City of Pine Forest will make every effort to respond fully to such complaints or grievances within fifteen (15) working days where practicable after receipt of the original complaint or grievance.