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Property Owners Who Care

Our Goal Property Owners Who Care
 
South Padre Island is an organization based on South Padre Island. Our purpose is to protect the interests of property owners of South Padre and the environment and parks of the island. This very special part of the Gulf Coast is home to a unique group of citizens and a wonderful quality of life. It is our goal to preserve, protect, educate and ensure that quality of life remains secure for the property owners of South Padre Island. Statement of Purposes Consistent with the bylaws of the Corporation (i.e., “Property Owners Who Care – South Padre Island” or “POWC – SPI”).
 
The general purposes and goals of the Corporation shall include, without limitation, the following:

  • Ensure that due process is followed with respect to the enactment and/or enforcement of the laws, rules and regulations of the City of South Padre Island.
  • Ensure that due process is followed with respect to the enactment and/or enforcement of the laws, rules and regulations of Cameron County, Texas, which have the potential to impact the citizens and the quality of life associated with the City of South Padre Island.
  • Ensure transparency of decision making by elected and/or appointed public officials of the City of South Padre Island and officials of Cameron County, Texas, including, without limitation, adherence to Texas state laws relating to “Open Meetings” applicable to governmental entities.
  • Educate Members and Condominium (Homeowners) Association Members of the Corporation and local citizens about, and monitor, any prospective amendments in the zoning rules and regulations relating to the City of South Padre Island (including rules and regulations of Cameron County, Texas, that could impact the City of South Padre Island).
  • Promote and encourage continued economic growth of the City of South Padre Island in a manner which will (1) emphasize a “family-friendly” environment on a year-round basis (2) support the expansion of business and commercial interests which would be considered “quality” in nature and (3) add value to the City’s tax base.
  • Educate Members/Condominium (Homeowners) Association Members of the Corporation and local citizens about, and monitor, the expenditure of public monies by the City of South Padre Island (and Cameron County, Texas, if those expenditures might impact the City of South Padre Island).
  • Examine whether conflicts of interest exist with respect to elected officials of the City of South Padre Island, or Cameron County, Texas, especially with regard to zoning and other actions taken by various governmental entities of the City of South Padre Island and/or Cameron County, Texas.
  • Ensure that all applicable laws, rules and regulations (local, county, state and federal) that would impact the quality of life of the residents of the City of South Padre Island, Texas, are enforced in a proper, timely and completely consistent manner.
  • Educate Members/Condominium (Homeowners) Association Members of the Corporation and citizens concerning any activities undertaken by the City of South Padre Island or Cameron County, Texas (or any committees or other groups created by the City of South Padre Island, Texas, or Cameron County, Texas) which relate to modifications to zoning, traffic, or signage laws, rules or regulations. Monitor such activities.
  • Educate Members/Condominium (Homeowners) Association Members of the Corporation and citizens about activities undertaken by the City of South Padre Island, Texas, or Cameron County, Texas (or any committees or other groups created by the City of South Padre Island, Texas, or Cameron County, Texas) that would in any way impact Isla Blanca Park. Particular emphasis shall be directed to preserving Isla Blanca Park for the long-term use and enjoyment of the general public. Monitor such activities.

Gulf Boulevard

Gulf Boulevard Comments

Parking on SPI

Regarding parking on South Padre Island.