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City of South Padre Island


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About Us

The Citizens adopted the Home Rule Charter for the City of South Padre Island at an election held on November 3, 2009. The benefits of local government outlined in the Home Rule Charter affirm the values of representative democracy, professional management, strong political leadership, citizen participation and regional cooperation through the Council-Manager form of government.

The City Council consisting of the Mayor and Five Council Members and the City Manager's Office comprised of the City Manager, Assistant City Manager, City Secretary and Executive Assistant form the City's strategic team. These two bodies are responsible for the formulation and communication of public policy to meet community needs, assure orderly development in the City, and provide for the general administration of the City.

The City Council appoints the City Manager, City Attorney, Municipal Court Judge and various citizen boards and commissions. The City Council's public policy activities include: 1)financial management of the City by adopting the City's annual budget, establishing general objectives and provide for an annual independent audit of the City's financial records; 2)reviewing and adopting all ordinances and resolutions; and 3)establish programmatic goals and strategic direction for the City.


Executive Assistant: (Full-Time)
Category: Administrative, Support & Clerical
Executive Assistant: (Full-Time) Pay Rate: $16.48/hour  Performs a variety of routine and complex administrative work in keeping official records, providing administrative support to the Fire Chief, Fire Inspector and assisting in the administration of the standard operating policies and procedures of the department. Graduation from high school or GED equivalent with course work in general more
Phone:(956) 761-6456
Facility/Grounds Maintenance: (Part-Time)
Category: Facilities, Maintenance, and Repair
Facility/Grounds Maintenance: (Part-Time) Pay Rate: $11.39/hour  Performs a variety of semi-skilled tasks in maintenance and operation of building, grounds, and related facilities. One year of building maintenance/custodial work. Any combination of education and experience, which demonstrates the knowledge, and experience to perform the work. Must posses a valid state driver’s license. Please more
Phone:(956) 761-6456
Information Counselor: (Part-Time)
Category: Public Relations
Information Counselor: (Part-Time) Pay Rate: $10.00/hour This position performs front desk duties including receiving telephone inquiries, counseling and assisting Island visitors. Responsible for getting all mail related correspondence to the post office on daily basis whether parcel, first class or bulk. Responsible for delivery and pick-up of daily mail to City Hall and Convention Centre. more
Phone:(956) 761-6456
Convention, Group & Meetings Assistant: (Temporary/Part-Time)
Category: Planning
Convention, Group & Meetings Assistant: (Temporary/Part-Time) Pay Rate: $10.50/hour  This position is responsible for assisting in the planning, implementing, managing, organizing, coordinating and execution of convention, group and meeting programs that generally include athletic, cultural, educational, environmental and special events. Graduation from a two (2) year college or university with more
Phone:(956) 761-6456

Rep/Contact Info

Victor Baldovinos
Environmental Health Director
Edgar Cruz
EHS - Code Enforcement
Wendi Delgado
Human Resources/Asst City Manager
Susan Manning
City Secretary
Patrick McNutly
Rachel Rocha
PD Admin
Nikki Soto
David Travis
Building Official

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