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Notice is hereby given that the Planning and Zoning Commission of the City of Jamaica Beach will hold a public hearing and make a recommendation to City Council on April 3, 2017 and the City Council of the City of Jamaica Beach will hold a public hearing and take possible action on April 17, 2017, both public hearingS will be conducted at 6:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers, 16628 San Luis Pass Rd., Jamaica Beach, TX 77554, giving all interested parties the right to appear and be heard on the following item:

Amendments to the Zoning Ordinance for the City of Jamaica Beach, Texas, zoning property within the corporate limits, providing for certain regulations and penalties as authorized by Article 1011A and following Articles, Vernon’s Texas Civil Statues.

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.

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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