City of Port Isabel Recycle Center l To recycle Christmas Trees

In an effort to continue the promotion and importance of recycling, the City of Port Isabel will be calling for Christmas Trees for its mulching program. Christmas trees can be dropped off at the Port Isabel Recycling Center from 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday through  Saturday. The trees will be processed into mulch.  Mulch generated will then be available to the public at no charge. The City of Port Isabel has been working for the past eleven years with Valley Proud on this mulching program.

For more information call Baldemar Alaniz, Public Works Director  at (956) 943 –2682.

The City of Port Isabel Recycling Center is located at 217 E. Hickman Street. Hours are 7:30 a.m. 0 4:30 p.m., Monday – Saturday.

City of Port Isabel Employees Recognized l Years of Service

City of Port Isabel employees were recognized on December 23rd for their years of service. Among those pictured below are:

20 or more years: Eddie Holland 12/31/81 (28 years); Cayetano Gonzalez 10/1/79 (30 years); Diodoro Diaz 12/3/87 (22 years); Raul Fernandez 3/19/84 (25 years); Esteban Nava 7/9/74 (35 years); Joe Salinas 11/3/88 (21 years); Ida Tellez 12/4/847 (25 years); Charlie Wood 1/24/89 (20 years).

15 or more years: Joe Delgadillo 3/18/93 (16 years); and Daniel Marchan 3/1/94 (15 years).

10 or more years: Jose Angel Martinez 12/1/99 (10 years); Edward Meza 12/6/96 (13 years); Lourdes Nunez 1/8/99 (10 years); Baldemar Alaniz 3/30/98 (11 years); Omar Olguin 6/12/95 (14 years); and Geraldo Saldivar 10/21/96 (13 years).

Also pictured are Commissioners M.J. Garza and Memo Torres and Mayor Joe E. Vega.