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Modified Left Turn Traffic Signal located at 105 and Lakeview Cutoff and Speed Limit Reduced heading North Bound on N.Main/105

3/25/2021

Please be advised, The Left Turn traffic signal located at 105/N. Main and lakeview cutoff has been changed from a flashing caution signal to a double red arrow, Stop signal. Also, the Speed limit traveling North Bound 105/N. Main towards Vidor has been reduced to 55 MPH. The City would like to Thank Speaker Dade Phelan and the Texas Department of Transportation for addressing the issues causing the fatalities affecting the City of Pine Forest and it's resident's. 

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Candidate Packets for the City of Pine Forest General Election

1/14/2021

Candidate Packets are now available for the May 1, 2021 City of Pine Forest General Election. 

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City Streets

8/5/2020

The City has began marking areas of the City Streets with yellow paint that were considered Eligible per FEMA and have already began the appeal process on the remaining sections that were considered Ineligible. The City will begin road construction soon on the marked areas. Thanks for your patience and understanding through this process. -City Staff

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FEMA Partial Determination Memo set 1 City Streets.

7/13/2020

The City will be working dilingently to move forward with the sections that have been deemed eligible with FEMA and has already started the appeal process on the remaining sections that were deemed Ineligible per FEMA. 

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Emergency Orders related to COVID-19

3/24/2020

Emergency Orders related to COVID-19

  • Governor Abbott Executive Orders To Mitigate Spread Of COVID-19 In Texas. Effective March 20, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott ordered the following:
    • Every person in Texas shall avoid social gatherings in groups of more than 10 people
    • People shall avoid eating or drinking at bars, restaurants, and food courts, or visiting gyms or massage parlors; provided, however, that the use of drive-thru, pickup, or delivery options is allowed and highly encouraged 
    • People shall not visit nursing homes or retirement or long-term care facilities unless to provide critical assistance
    • Schools shall temporarily close

      The order does not prohibit people from visiting a variety of places, including grocery stores, gas stations, parks, and banks, so long as the necessary precautions are maintained to reduce the transmission of COVID-19. This executive order does not mandate sheltering in place. All critical infrastructure will remain operational, domestic travel will remain unrestricted, and government entities and businesses will continue providing essential services. For offices and workplaces that remain open, employees should practice good hygiene and, where feasible, work from home in order to achieve optimum isolation from COVD-19.

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Best practices in preventing the spread of the Coronavirus.

3/18/2020

The health and safety of our residents and employees is a top priority for The City of Pine Forest. Below are a list of resources where you can find factual information on coronavirus causes and prevention measures. 

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