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Spring Heavy Trash Clean-up & Annual Garage Sale:  The City of Jamaica Beach's Annual Spring Heavy Trash Clean-up is scheduled for Saturday, April 29, 2017 beginning at 9AM until Noon.  Please click here for more details.

May 6, 2017 General Election: The City of Jamaica Beach will be conducting a City Officer's General Election on May 6, 2017 to elect 1 Mayor and 2 Alderman for two year terms.  Please click on the Order of Election or Notice of Election to view Early Voting & Election Day dates, times and locations.  You may also visit our City Election page. A Jamaica Beach registered voter may vote at any polling location listed on the Notice of Election.  The local polling location is Seaside Baptist Church.  Early Voting is April 24-28, 2017 from 8AM-5PM and May 1-2, 2017 from 7AM-7PM.  The polls will be open from 7AM-7PM on Election Day, May 6, 2017.

Hotel Occupancy Tax (HOT) is imposed on the rental of a room or space costing $15.00 or more each day for State reporting and $2.00 or more each day for Local reporting. Any person leasing their house(s), or room in their house, as a Short Term Rental must collect the tax from their customers in the same way a hotel or motel collects the tax from their guests. The HOT rate in Jamaica Beach is 15% (6% to State and 9% to Local) of the cost of the room.  Please visit the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts website for more information and/or State reporting. Download the city's Hotel Occupancy Tax Form for Local reporting and remitting. Please file reports, even if no tax was collected, by due date to avoid State and Local penalties.

For Sale: The City of Jamaica Beach has "New" JB Flags, T-Shirts, Hot & Cold Tumblers, & 40th Anniversary Koozie for sale benefitting the Jamaica Beach Park Board!! Golf Cart Flags: 1-$20, 2-$35 or 3-$45; Flags: $35; T-shirts: $15 each or 2-$25; Tumbler: $15 each or 2-$25 (or mix-match: 1-shirt & 1-tumbler for $25); Koozies: 1-$3, 2-$5 or 5-$10!!  Items for sale at City Hall, Park Board Events, or City Pool (during operating Season). 

 

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