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Matagorda County Attractions and Museums Recreational Facilities Industrial Advantages: Matagorda County Museum Matagorda Beach Rio Colorado Golf Course Sargent Beach Large land tracts Birding Nature Center Birding Nature Center Air quality attainment area Palacios Area Historical Museum LCRA Matagorda Bay Nature Park Plastic pellets and plastic powder producers Palacios Marine Education Center Riverside RV Camping Commercial barge port Texas Settlement Trail Hunting and Fishing (River, Bay, and Gulf) Agricultural, aquaculture and seafood products Texas Independence Trail Boating Intracoastal Waterway Historical Markers Parks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 Available labor force Landmark Home Tours Swimming Facilities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48. 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .ennis CourtsT Attractive labor rates Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad Bay City Community Public Libraries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Union Pacific Railroad Development Corporation Public Golf Courses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Oil and natural gas resources Enterprise Zone . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Workforce Training Finance Bay City Palaciosge capacity utility linesTax AbatementLar Business friendly City of Palacios No. of Banks . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 02 . . . . . . . . . . . . .5 .. . . . . .kenient highway networnv Co Valentine Parade.........................................February No. of Credit Unions FACTSvelopment CorporationEconomic De Jackson Electric Co-op Matagorda County Economic BAY CITYainingTrorkforce . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Wade ZoneTrvelopment CorporationreignTax AbatementEnterprise ZoneFoDeMajor Annual EventsMarket Days......................................Third Saturday3971(866) 322-556(979) 245-302(979) 245-232(979) 245-231 . . . . . .alacios)Bay City). . . . . . . . . . . .(P. (y .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .gyggencBillinEmer Utilities Electric CPL Retail Ener Gas Hub Zone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tax Abatement Bay City Gas Company IDA Bonds . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Workforce Training CenterPoint Energy Rock the Block..............................Second Thursday (Palacios) . . . . . . . (800) 427-7142 CamoFest ......................................................January Water Charity Ball.................................................February City of Bay City . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (979) 245-2322 Matagorda County Fair and Rodeo.................March City of Palacios . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (361) 972-3605 Matagorda Seafood Fest .................................March Bay City Water Capacity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9.5 MGD Cinco de Mayo...................................................May Bay City Wastewater Capacity . . . . . . . . . .4.3 MGD Relay for Life.....................................................June Telephone Shrimporee and Blessing of Fleet................. AugustFourth of July Festivals...................................... July AT&T. . . . . . . . (Bay City) . . . . . . (800) 464-7928 Palacios Chamber Fishing Tournament........ August Repair . . . . . . . . . . (800) 246-8464 Lion’s Club Rice Festival ........................September Verizon . . . . . . (Palacios) . . . . . . . (800) 483-5000 Harvest Moon Dinner and Dance ................October Cable Television Bull Blast .....................................................October Matagorda Boil Blast...................................October New Wave Communications Gourmet Guys..............................................October (Bay City). . . . . . . . (979) 245-5511 Miss Palacios Pageant..............................November (Palacios). . . . . . . . (979) 543-6858 Trade and Industry Show.........................November Fisherman’s Festival................................November Lighted Boat Parades...............................November Christmas Bird Count ...............................December Christmas Lighted Parade.........................December Santa on a Shrimp Boat ............................December Port of Bay City Authority Since 1965, the Port of Bay City Authority (POBCA) has been serving the maritime needs of Matagorda County. The commercial docks at the Port of Bay City connect the heart of Matagorda County with gloabl trading partners via the Colorado River and Bay City Community Gulf Intercoastal Waterway. In 1990, the POBCA opened Matagorda Harbor in the historic port town of Matagorda. The harbor has grown over the years to meet the needs Development Corporation of pleasure and commercial traffic and now is proud to offer 260 boat slips, a commercial dock, RV park, bait house and restaurant. May we help you expand or relocate to our city? D.C. Dunham - Executive Director Matagorda County.The POBCA continues its commitment to attract and serve water-borne commerce to (979) 245-8081 • Fax (979) 323-1642 Contact us at: 1305 Seventh Street • Bay City, Texas 77414 1900 5th Street • Bay City, Texas 77414 Visit the web at: www.portofbaycityauthority.com • www.matagordaharbor.com dcdunham@cityofbaycity.org • cityofbaycity.org Business Office (979) 245-5831 • Harbor Master (979) 863-2103 25


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