Improvement plans at the Brownsville-South Padre Island International Airport will soon become reality as the City Commission is set to approve more than $1 million in grant funding for the airport during tonight’s meeting.
The regular meeting will begin at 6 p.m. on the second floor of City Hall on East Elizabeth Street.
The city will receive just over $1 million from the Federal Aviation Administration to update the airport layout plan and perform preliminary design and environmental assessments for a new passenger terminal building.
The airport will receive another $50,000 from the Texas Department of Transportation for routine maintenance.
A 5:15 p.m. workshop on becoming an English Language Learner mentor will precede a 5:30 p.m. executive session regarding economic development.