Category Archives: Hurricane Ike
It’s been five years since Hurricane Ike came to town, but according to City Manager, Jerry Jones, the city’s recovery has been “pretty phenomenal.” As the storm approached, and looked certain to come to Southeast Texas, city officials took a
After two years there are still approximately 700 homes in Bridge City that have not been dealt with since Hurricane Ike according to Jeff Parrent, president of L.T.C. Professional Builder, Inc.
The Texas Department of Rural Affairs (TDRA) Disaster Recovery division today awarded a grant of $12,304,606 for Orange County to repair damages caused by Hurricane Ike. The grant is funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Community Development Block Grant
The Federal Emergency Management Agency and Texas Division of Emergency Management has announced that the governor’s request for a four-month extension to the Direct Assistance provided for temporary housing has been granted for eligible hurricane Ike individuals and families. The program originally slated to
The Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) recently announced a $10 million award to help restore Orange’s stock of affordable rental housing damaged or destroyed by Hurricane Ike. The award is expected to bring greater stability to the lives of low
Daily progress continues to be made as a federally mandated “End of Program” date of March 12, 2010 approaches for all occupants of temporary disaster housing units provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in the aftermath of Hurricane Ike.
The “We Remember” Committee consists of Richard Solomon, Charlotte Hamilton, Bridge city Councilman David Rutledge, Christy Teague, Bridge City Mayor Kirk Roccaforte and Sarah Briggs.
Richard Soloman and Sarah Briggs attended a check presentation of $1,000 by Jeff Parrent, president of L.T.C. Professional Builders, Inc. to the We Remember celebration, scheduled for Sept. 13 at Community Park. The check was accepted by committee member Christy Teague.
Robert Sullivan, manager of the Bridge City Walmart presented a check for $1,000 to Richard Solomon, chairman of the ‘We Remember’ committee. Solomon said the donation will help with the presentation of the event planned on the anniversary of Hurricane Ike, Sept. 13.
Hurricane Ike, more than 10 months ago, has taken a bite out of alligator populations in the coastal marshes along the upper Texas Gulf Coast.
Bridge City DRT sets departure date
Friday, it will be six months since Hurricane Ike blew through and destroyed Bridge City, a good portion of the Cove and other areas of Orange County.
Property owners with proof of loss claims on Hurricane Ike flood damage have until March 12 to file, however, there seems to be some confusion regarding the deadline.
Kevin Ward of Homespecs, a full-service contractor based in Groves and working in the Bridge City