Economic Gateway https://www.seguinedc.com Seguin Economic Development Corporation News RSS Feed Tue, 04 Jan 2022 18:55:25 -0600 en-US City Selects New Director of Engineering https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media/p/item/39961/city-selects-new-director-of-engineering https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media Tue, 04 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Seguin, TX, USA / Seguin Today Darren Dunn (Seguin) — The City of Seguin is starting the new year, with a new face on its staff. It kicked off 2022 with new leadership at the helm of its Capital Projects and Engineering Department. Public Information Officer Jennifer Sourdellia says that Melissa Reynolds... City approves stormwater drainage fee https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media/p/item/39960/city-approves-stormwater-drainage-fee https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media Mon, 03 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Seguin, TX, USA / Seguin Today Darren Dunn Fee provides funding for drainage projects, protects city streets (Seguin) — Drainage issues are a serious problem in the city of Seguin. Not only are there ponding and flooding issues in many parts of the city, but the lack of an adquate drainage system is... City councilwoman resigns after moving out of Seguin https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media/p/item/39958/city-councilwoman-resigns-after-moving-out-of-seguin https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media Sun, 02 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Dalondo Moultrie The Seguin Gazette Seguin City Councilwoman Penny Follis’ move beyond the city limits prompted her to resign as the District 7 representative. The move opens up a seat for someone at an exciting time for the city, Follis said. On Monday, Follis moved into a home out of Seguin’s city limits... Local hospital not affected by lack of COVID medicine https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media/p/item/39959/local-hospital-not-affected-by-lack-of-covid-medicine https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media Sun, 02 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Dalondo Moultrie The Seguin Gazette Low supplies of a monoclonal antibody believed to more effectively treat cases of the COVID-19 omicron variant are not slowing down the specific treatments at a local hospital. “We do still have our regional infusion site up in a part of our hospital,” said Elizabeth McCown, Guadalupe... Seguin fire, EMS adopt Patlan students https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media/p/item/39940/seguin-fire-ems-adopt-patlan-students https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media Sun, 26 Dec 2021 00:00:00 -0600 Felicia Frazar The Seguin Gazette Faces of the students at Patlan Elementary lit up when a group of firefighters walked into the cafeteria, sat down at the tables and talked to the children. Laughter filled the room as the children asked Seguin firefighters questions and carried on conversations during the first Festivities... Dream BIG for Downtown Seguin https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media/p/item/39935/dream-big-for-downtown-seguin https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media Mon, 13 Dec 2021 00:00:00 -0600 Seguin, TX, USA / Seguin Today Cindy Aguirre Special By: Kyle Kramm, Main Street & CVB director (Seguin) — Seguin Main Street is pleased to announce the launch of the public input phase of the Downtown Master Plan. Since hiring Freese and Nichols, Inc to develop the plan, the firm has been busy... GRMC among first in the nation to install new Twin Robotic X-ray system https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media/p/item/39345/grmc-among-first-in-the-nation-to-install-new-twin-robotic-xray-system https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media Thu, 09 Dec 2021 00:00:00 -0600 Seguin, TX, USA / Seguin Today Cindy Aguirre (Seguin) – GRMC is among the first in the nation to welcome the best and top x-ray system available today in the medical industry. Guadalupe Regional Medical Center (GRMC) has announced the installation of the Multitom Rax twin robotic X-ray system, a universal diagnostic imaging... Seguin City Council to begin redistricting process https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media/p/item/39939/seguin-city-council-to-begin-redistricting-process https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media Thu, 09 Dec 2021 00:00:00 -0600 Seguin, TX, USA / Seguin Today Darren Dunn (Seguin) — The redistricting process is about to begin in the city of Seguin. The city needs to redraw its city council districts based on the results of the 2020 Census. City Attorney Andy Quittner says the Census showed that the city grew to just... A cookie recipe for student, community success https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media/p/item/39934/a-cookie-recipe-for-student-community-success https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media Wed, 08 Dec 2021 00:00:00 -0600 Seguin, TX, USA / Seguin Today Cindy Aguirre Cookies with A Cop: New pilot program pairs up Seguin PD officers with local students (Seguin) – When there are cookies to share, it’s easier for everyone to become friends. Cookies were apparently the ice breaker needed to help begin future relationships between Seguin Police... Seguin Education Foundation surprises teachers with education grants https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media/p/item/39933/seguin-education-foundation-surprises-teachers-with-education-grants https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media Tue, 07 Dec 2021 00:00:00 -0600 Seguin, TX, USA / Seguin Today Cindy Aguirre (Seguin) – The spirit of giving and receiving was fully underway this past week across the Seguin ISD. That’s because teachers from across the district were surprised in their classrooms with a 2021 Seguin Education Foundation Grant. The teachers not only received a large... Seguin Pour heart into another successful KWED Holiday Food & Toy Drive https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media/p/item/39352/seguin-pour-heart-into-another-successful-kwed-holiday-food-&-toy-drive https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media Mon, 06 Dec 2021 00:00:00 -0600 Seguin, TX, USA / Seguin Today Cindy Aguirre (Seguin) – Tis the Season of Giving in Seguin. Thanks to you and the rest of the local community, Seguin Radio, in just two hours Friday morning, collected $8,183 during its annual Holiday Food and Toy Drive benefiting the Christian Cupboard and Seguin Police... PARADE OF LIGHTS: Holiday Stroll returns, kicks off the Christmas season https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media/p/item/39354/parade-of-lights-holiday-stroll-returns-kicks-off-the-christmas-season https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media Sun, 05 Dec 2021 00:00:00 -0600  Felicia Frazar - The Seguin Gazette The Holiday Stroll Lighted Parade saw a great turnout from the community. Austin Street was lined from College Street to Washington Street with paradegoers. Judges selected their top three winners in both commercial and noncommercial categories from 85 parade entries. Commercial entry winners are: Jungle Jam Party... Police, students bond over lunch, cookies and Cop Cards https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media/p/item/39361/police-students-bond-over-lunch-cookies-and-cop-cards https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media Sun, 05 Dec 2021 00:00:00 -0600 Felicia Frazar The Seguin Gazette   The Jefferson Elementary campus cafeteria was buzzing as students filed in for lunch and saw about a dozen Seguin police officers in the room and a table full of cookies. Their eyes grew bigger as they saw the different options of the sweet treats the officers handed... One Stroll down, two MORE to go https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media/p/item/39353/one-stroll-down-two-more-to-go https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media Fri, 03 Dec 2021 00:00:00 -0600 Seguin, TX, USA / Seguin Today Cindy Aguirre Special by Blaire Zahn, Main Street & CVB assistant director (Seguin) — To get the community in the holiday spirit, there will be a full weekend of continued festivities dedicated to spreading holiday cheer in Seguin. The three-day festivities started Thursday with the Holiday Stroll... Navarro Education Foundation picks up the tab for new classroom tools https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media/p/item/39351/navarro-education-foundation-picks-up-the-tab-for-new-classroom-tools https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media Thu, 02 Dec 2021 00:00:00 -0600 Seguin, TX, USA / Seguin Today Cindy Aguirre (Geronimo) — Christmas came early for teachers in the Navarro ISD. The Navarro Education Foundation recently rolled out its latest batch of grants surprising them and their students in their classrooms. Katie Clark, the interim president for the NEF, says the foundation is again, excited... Plans get closer for new Guadalupe County Veterans Outreach Center https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media/p/item/39350/plans-get-closer-for-new-guadalupe-county-veterans-outreach-center https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media Wed, 01 Dec 2021 00:00:00 -0600 Seguin, TX, USA / Seguin Today Cindy Aguirre (Seguin) – Planning is now officially down to color schemes and landscaping for what will soon be Guadalupe County’s new Veterans Outreach Center. A project overview was shared Tuesday with members of the Guadalupe County Commissioners Court. Bringing forth the latest in the much... Seguin officially launches annual Shop Local, Shop Seguin campaign https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media/p/item/39349/seguin-officially-launches-annual-shop-local-shop-seguin-campaign https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media Mon, 22 Nov 2021 00:00:00 -0600 Seguin, TX, USA / Seguin Today Cindy Aguirre (Seguin) – Tis the season to Shop Local, Shop Seguin! Local businesses gathered recently to remind customers of keeping their dollars local by shopping the many stores in town. The gathering in Central Park was part of the community’s Shop Local, Shop Seguin Campaign... Seguin gets first ever million-dollar sales tax check https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media/p/item/39348/seguin-gets-first-ever-milliondollar-sales-tax-check https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media Fri, 19 Nov 2021 00:00:00 -0600 Seguin, TX, USA / Seguin Today Darren Dunn (Seguin) — There’s yet another sign that the economy remains strong in the city of Seguin. Finance Director Susan Caddell delivered some good news during Tuesday night’s meeting of the Seguin City Council.   “For our first time in history, the city of Seguin received its first... City proposing $3 monthly drainage fee https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media/p/item/39346/city-proposing-3-monthly-drainage-fee https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media Sun, 14 Nov 2021 00:00:00 -0600 Seguin, TX, USA / Seguin Today Darren Dunn New fee helps to create storm water drainage utility (Seguin) — Seguin officials are moving closer to establishing a new and what they think is a better way to provide funding for drainage projects in the city. The city is proposing the creation of a... Navarro ISD voters approve $130M for new campuses https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media/p/item/39355/navarro-isd-voters-approve-130m-for-new-campuses https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media Sat, 06 Nov 2021 00:00:00 -0500 Dalondo Moultrie The Seguin Gazette In a close race, the Navarro ISD electorate supported only a portion of the district’s $160 million bond package on Tuesday. Voters approved Navarro ISD’s Proposition A to build a new high school and elementary campus, while declining Proposition B slated for a new athletic complex, according... Texan by Nature is excited to recognize Alamo Group, Inc. as a 2021 TxN 20 honoree https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media/p/item/38639/texan-by-nature-is-excited-to-recognize-alamo-group-inc-as-a-2021-txn-20-honoree https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media Fri, 05 Nov 2021 00:00:00 -0500 Texan by Nature is excited to recognize Alamo Group, Inc. as a 2021 TxN 20 honoree for their leadership in conservation and sustainability.Alamo Group’s commitment to conservation, their projects, programs, best practices, and lessons learned are an example and inspiration for us all. Honoree Industry and Size: Agriculture – Mid Company Overview: Headquartered in Seguin, Texas, Alamo Group,... OSHA Issues COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard: Employers With 100+ Employees Must Ensure Workers Are Either Vaccinated or Tested Weekly https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media/p/item/38638/osha-issues-covid19-emergency-temporary-standard-employers-with-100-employees-must-ensure-workers-are-either-vaccinated-or-tested-weekly https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media Thu, 04 Nov 2021 00:00:00 -0500 On November 4, 2021, the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a new emergency temporary standard (ETS) that requires employers with 100 or more employees to ensure that their employees are either fully vaccinated or subject to COVID-19 testing at least once per week. The ETS will be published in... New Braunfels and Seguin Team Up Again for a Regional Job Fair https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media/p/item/38682/new-braunfels-and-seguin-team-up-again-for-a-regional-job-fair https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media Wed, 03 Nov 2021 00:00:00 -0500 November 3, 2021 – Job Seekers looking for a change are invited to attend the New Braunfels and Seguin Regional Job Fair, scheduled to take place on Wednesday, November 10, 2021, at the Seguin Coliseum located at 950 S Austin St. from 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM. Approximately 40 employers... Report: Seguin’s crime declines with public’s help https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media/p/item/38555/report-seguins-crime-declines-with-publics-help https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media Sun, 31 Oct 2021 00:00:00 -0500 Dalondo Moultrie The Seguin Gazette   Working with the community is the name of the game when providing police services in Seguin, and authorities say it is paying off. The city of Seguin saw lower numbers of certain crimes committed thanks in part to the department’s community policing strategy, Seguin Police Department Assistant... GRMC’s Board of Managers highlight hospital’s continued success during a pandemic https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media/p/item/38552/grmcs-board-of-managers-highlight-hospitals-continued-success-during-a-pandemic https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media Thu, 28 Oct 2021 00:00:00 -0500 (Seguin) — GRMC’s board chairman is giving the local hospital a round of applause for its ability to offer the highest quality of care to its patients, all while operating during a pandemic. Dr. James Lee, the chairman for the Guadalupe Regional Medical Center’s board of managers, publicly highlighted the hospital’s efforts...