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Galveston County the Daily News (Newspaper) - September 23, 2017, Galveston, TexasSaturday september 23,2017 a h 89 l 79 a a10 a $1police former Texas City cop arrested again this time for assault a3 Galveston coun Yoti a Satin news. Texas oldest newspaper i since 1842 Cei Abr i in. I 75 years Post Harvey education daycare Prek programs struggle to reopen by Matt Degrood the daily news four weeks alter Hurricane Haney badly flooded areas of the county More than 17 Day care centers remain temporarily dosed leaving parents looking for alternatives or waiting for their childrens schools to reopen. A a we be probably gotten at least 15 to 20 More students that have been displaced Quot said Mary Patrick executive director of special programs pre kindergarten and homeless Liaison at Galveston Independent school District. Patrick works in the Moody Early childhood Center which has seen enrolment growth after Harvey. A right now. There a a total of 140 kids Quot Patrick said. A the Only Strain that a come in has been in trying to help the parents get the kids registered and trying to get clothes for everyone. But we re of in the classroom at this Harvey made landfall aug. 25 in Rockport about 200 Miles South of Galveston county but in the 72 or see program a a4 Kelsey Walling the daily news Faith lutheran Church in Dickinson is moving its preschool teachers students and classrooms to spaces in abundant use Christian Church in la Marque on wednesday. Post Harvey housing a temporary solution coming sunday Jennifer Reynolds the daily news Carla Onken walks her dogs teeny Weenie Center and mama Goose right outside the Motel 6 in Galveston on Friday where she is staying while she searches for a new place to live after her Dickinson apartment flooded during Hurricane Harvey. Or coast monthly salutes the men and women who ame to the Rescue during Hurricane Harvey. I 1 building 1 regulations More than 2,200 displaced residents in area hotels by Marissa Barnett the daily news a Galveston displaced residents Are camping out in local hotels and motels As they search for new places to live or wait for their Homes to be repaired a but getting a room especially with so Many displaced people Isnit always easy. As of this week More than 2,900 people in Galveston county had used Federal emergency management Agency vouchers for transitional housing in local hotels and motels in the after math of Hurricane Harvey Agency spokesman William re key ser said. More than 2,200 displaced see hotel a a4 Jennifer Reynolds the daily news Carla Onken sits with her dogs teeny Weenie on Lap. And mama Goose in their Galveston hotel room Friday. Utilities electricity tenants still living in powerless apartment Complex by Valerie Wells the daily news a Dickinson Dionne Lesky was taking a Shower wednesday when the Power went off at apartments in Dickinson. Her apartment is one of 237 units in the Complex at 406 deals Road that Texas new Mexico Power disconnected from the Grid at the order of the Dickinson fire marshal. A a in a pretty much homeless a Lesky said the fire marshals staff saw immediate fire and safety issues while assessing flood damage at the Complex Dickinson spokesman Tim Cromie said. A due to these historic floods Many buildings received major damage and have become uninhabitable a Cromie said. A once these buildings have been identified the electricity has to be turned off for the safety of any remaining tenants or adjacent Harvey made landfall aug. See tenant �a7 Kelsey Walling the daily news flood damaged furniture and debris is outside the Creekside apartments 406 deals Road in Dickinson on Friday. Three buildings in the Complex were identified As dangerous and inspectors found several fire and life safety issues. Jennifer Reynolds the daily news the old Martini theater building at 21st and Church streets in Galveston has been unoccupied for years. Councilman Craig Brown District 2, will introduce an ordinance to address vacant structures or buildings that appear to be uninhabited and to have had no lawful activity for a Long time. New ordinance could address vacant structures by Samantha Ketterer the daily news a Galveston City councilman Craig Brown has counted about 200 vacant structures in District 2 alone. Browns District encompasses the neighbourhoods South of Broadway and East of 25th Street with some parts stretching West to 35th Street. All throughout the District Brown said he has seen dozens and dozens of what he describes As buildings that appear to have had no lawful activity for More than 90 Days. Those buildings exist across the Island and need to be brought to code Brown said. After months of working on an ordinance Brown plans to bring some form of the rules to a vote in october he said. A a it san ordinance that a Well overdue for the City of Galveston Quot Brown said. A there has been a lot of National research on the negative Impact vacant structures have on a some of the buildings Are blighted a a condition that brings Down property values see ordinance �a4 Index abbya10 lotto a2 markets a9 obits c6 opinion a6 sports b1 to comics b8-9 a it i vol. 175, no. 164 6 a 45485 Quot 00100 a �91 ? Ftp Gawat caws of ten 0 a

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