City Announces Cold Weather Shelter

From Port Isabel Mayor Joe E. Vega and City Commissioners

City of Port Isabel to Offer Shelter during Cold Spell

The National Weather Service is forecasting very cold temperatures across Cameron County between Tuesday night and Saturday afternoon with temperatures falling into the mid to upper 30s.

The City of Port Isabel is offering shelter at:
The Port Isabel Police Department (Court room), 110 W. Hickman. St., starting on Tuesday, February 1 at 8 p.m., through Saturday afternoon or when the temperature changes for those needing a warm place to stay.

Those who will partake in this offer will need to bring the following:
– Blankets, pillows, sleeping bags.
– Food -Non perishable food including cold cuts, chips, can goods. Non-microwaveable.
– Identification.
– Personal medication.
– No pets except for service animals.

For more information contact City Secretary office at (956) 943-2682. After 5 pm, please call the Police Department at (956) 943-1242.

City of Port Isabel Hosts 1st Annual Open House

Saturday, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., the City of Port Isabel hosted their first annual open house at City Hall. Departments had information and equipment on display throughout the morning. Over 100 area residents participated in tours through city hall and staff on hand gave demonstrations on the city street sweeper, fire truck, police and a variety of public works department equipment. Residents could pick up permit forms and museum and library information, economic development corporation program information, municipal courts and building department information.

Plans are already underway for the 2nd Annual City of Port Isabel Open House.


For more information, contact the Port Isabel City Hall at 956/943-2682 or email