CITY DEPARTMENT INFORMATION
See detailed information in our news release below.
May 5, 2020
City facilities remain closed to the public, however, staff are working during normal business hours. To contact the appropriate departments please use the contact list below.
Payments can be made in the following ways:
- Pay By Phone 833-309-432
- Online at www.cityofbaycity.org
- Drive-Through drop box (please no cash)
- HEB walk in payments (cash or debit/credit card)
For other questions, please email email@example.com.
The Bay City Community Development Corporation remains open and continues to serve the businesses of Bay City.
Visit www.matagordaopenforbusiness.com for business resources available in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jessica Russell (Executive Director)
Karen Stephens (Administrative Assistant)
Shelly Story (Mainstreet)
Due to the City of Bay City practicing social distancing, City Hall Council Chambers will not be open to the public. Citizens may call (979) 323-1125 to listen and participate during the live meeting (i.e. public comments and to speak on agenda items). You can watch the live meetings on the City of Bay City Facebook page.
Agendas for meetings can be found here.
Physical services (curbside and drive-thru print/fax/copy) have resumed. Staff can be contacted by calling 979-245-6931 Monday -Friday between 8:00am and 4:00pm.
An internal decision was made today to halt physical library services temporarily. We will provide an update when these services will resume once that information is available. We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause.
Please be aware that our online services remain available! Contact a staff member by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
All branches of the Bay City Public Library remain closed to the public at this time.
Curbside Pickup will resume beginning Monday, April 27, 2020 following the "Retail to go" executive order by Governor Abbott. Drive-through print/fax/copy is available at the Bay City location only. Both services are available in Bay City on Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 3:30pm. Curbside is available at our Sargent location on Thursdays, 9:00am - 11:00am outside the new library location (old VFW) beginning the week of May 4, 2020.
Follow us on Facebook @baycitylibrary for updates to services and access to virtual programming.
Call 979-245-6931, email email@example.com, or message us on Facebook for assistance.
As a result of recent of COVID-19 concerns, Bay City Municipal Court is rescheduling all defendants set for Pre-Trial and Show Cause hearings from March 17th, 2020 through May 3rd, 2020 with possible further cancellations/reschedules to come, pending further instruction from the State of Texas regarding public gatherings surrounding COVID-19.
Our hours of operation are as follows: Monday thru Friday 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. a clerk(s) will be available to assist you by phone or email as our offices will remain closed to the public at this time. We will be available from 12:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. for operations limited to: email requests, case information requests and correspondence via phone or email.
For the health and safety of our citizens, please consider utilizing the following options to address your case/citation:
1. Payment of fine and costs in full over the phone by calling: 979-323-1713 Monday thru Friday from 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. or by visiting https://www.municipalonlinepayments.com/baycitytx/court/search to pay in full online.
2. Payment Plan- by calling 979-323-1713 during the hours of 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. Monday thru Friday or 979-323-1647 from 12:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. Monday thru Friday. You can also request a payment plan via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
3. Driving Safety Course- by calling 979-323-1713 during the hours of 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. Monday thru Friday or 979-323-1647 from 12:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. Monday thru Friday. You can also make a Driving Safety Course request via email to: email@example.com. Please be advised that you are required to meet certain criteria to be eligible for this option.
4. Requesting a Pre-Trial: by calling 979-323-1713 during the hours of 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. Monday thru Friday or 979-323-1647 from 12:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. Monday thru Friday. You can also make a Pre-Trial hearing request via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
5. For any other options not mentioned, please call 979-323-1713 during the hours of 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. Monday thru Friday or 979-323-1647 from 12:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. Monday thru Friday or email our office at: email@example.com
If you make any handwritten or email requests, please include your Name, Address, Date of Birth, Phone number, Citation number and email address. Your request will be reviewed and notice will be provided to you as soon as possible.
Please be advised that if you reach a voicemail when calling either of the numbers listed above to please leave a message with your Name and phone number so that we can get back to you. We appreciate your patience during this time.
Parks and Trails Are Open
All City parks and trails are open from sunrise to sunset.
Playgrounds are closed until further notice.
- All Playgrounds
- Riverside Boat Ramp
- Riverside – Overnight Camping
- Valiant (16th Street) Pool
- Hilliard Pool
- Amistad Park
- Barkway Dog Park
- Bayridge Park
- Chateaux Oaks Park
- City Field
- Community Park
- Duncan Park
- Hardeman Park
- Skate Park
- Walking Trail
- Henderson Park
- Highland Park
- Le Tulle Park
- Liberty Park
- Mary Withers Park
- Riverside Park
- Day Use Area
- Exercise Trail
- Trail of Tales
- Sports Complex
- Southern Pacific Trail
- Valiant Park
Park and trail users are encouraged to follow CDC guidance and practice physical distancing by remaining a minimum of six feet away from anyone you pass on the trails and avoid areas where people may gather.
Rentals and Reservations
All public and private rentals at pavilions, sport fields, the depot and USO are canceled until further notice. Events may be canceled for a full refund or rescheduled at the request of the renter. We are not accepting any new reservations for private or public events taking place during this time period.
If you have questions, please contact us at 979-323-1660, via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or message us on Facebook @BCPAR
Effective March 24, 2020, Bay City Mayor Robert Nelson has enacted a curfew order for anyone under the age of 18 years of age (inside the city limits). The curfew applies between the hours of 10:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. each day until the curfew is lifted. This curfew was made county-wide by Matagorda County Judge Nate McDonald on March 30, 2020.
UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE:
If you are needing to make a report, please contact 979-245-8500. We will not accept any civilians to enter the PD unless of an emergency.
If you are needing open records or background checks you can send an email to email@example.com
Accident Reports cris.dot.state.tx.us/public/purchase
For non-emergency calls, please contact 979-245-8500.
For changes to services offered through the Public Works Department, call 979-323-1659 during regular business hours.
To report emergencies after normal working hours or on weekends and Holidays, call (979) 245-7146 to reach the after hours dispatching service which will contact the appropriate Public Works "on call" personnel. When reporting an emergency, please provide your name, address, telephone number and a brief explanation of the nature of the emergency.
The Recycling Center's drive-through drop off services have been suspended. Citizens may walk up to the drop off zone to place accepted recyclable materials into the appropriate receptacles.
For more information, call 979-323-1659.