SPI’s State of the City Address highlighting some firsts for the city

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SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, Texas – South Padre Island officials deliver the latest trends and figures for the destination city during this year’s state of the city address.

This year South Padre Island saw a rise of revenue through the hotel occupancy tax. Allowing the city to focus on community projects for 2020. Some of the most anticipated plans include completions of the Padre Island median project and the skate park.

Mayor Patrick McNulty talks about some of the upcoming changes this year.

“We will be introducing the expansion of the convention center shortly. We’ll start working on that as the venue tax project and we’re going to be working on the re-development of Laguna Boulevard which is a much needed project for our residents, visitors and our guests on South Padre Island.”

2019 was also the year the city welcomed their first female police chief, the first arson dog and began an art business incubator for local artists.

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