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Texas A&M Graduate Students Assisting Rockport with Comprehensive Plan Update

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Aransas County Long Term Recovery Plan

This past year, in collaboration with Texas Sea Grant at Texas A&M University, the Aransas County Long Term Recovery Team (LTRT) and all jurisdictions within the County have drafted an Aransas County Long Term Recovery Action Plan and Report. The Report was written to lay out a plan to detail our actions after Hurricane Harvey and to document the challenges we faced along the way in the Long Term Recovery process. The Aransas County Long Term Recovery Action Plan Report’s is available for review.  Click here for the link.  Please note that it is a very large document and will take some time to load.  You do not have to join Dropbox to view.

Homeowner's Assistance Office in Rockport

The Texas General Land Office’s Homeowner Assistance Program is located at 2803 Hwy 35, in the shopping center next to Popeye’s.  There is also an office at 1314 Staples in Corpus Christ. The Coastal Bend Region has been allocated more than $121 million on a first-come, first-served basis ---so we encourage Aransas County residents to start preparing now.

Direct link to the Homeowner Assistance Program, which outlines eligibility, application process, documentation, and other criteria/services may be found at the address below.  Please review the Application Document Checklist (http://www.glo.texas.gov/recovery/files/hap-checklist.pdf) before proceeding with your application.

The office hours for the Rockport location are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 8am – 5 pm.  Thursday 8 am – 7 pm and Saturday 9 am – noon.  Please note that hours may be adjusted based on demand.


Additional Disaster Relief

Hurricane Disaster Relief is offered through organizations that include Lutheran Social Services, On the Road Lending, BCFS Health & Human Services, Red Cross and more.  Every Thursday (except January 17) from 9 am - 3 pm at the Aquarium Education Center, located at 706 Navigation.  Documents needed:  identification,  proof of residency at the time of disaster and FEMA paperowrk.  If you don't have the paperwork, case managers will be available to help.  

Rebuild Texas Commission

Governor Greg Abbott’s Commission to Rebuild Texas offered to the Texas Legislature wide-ranging recommendations to help Texas better prepare for future catastrophic storms in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.Click here for report.

Click here for list of registered contractors

ALL CONTRACTORS must register with the Building Department.  Visit the Rockport Service Center on the Bypass 35 to register.


For an updated list of attractions, hotels, restaurants, retailers and businesses that are currently open. Click here for a list that is continually updated.