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  • News from the PIPOA - Marvin Jones, President

  • Date:

    June 22, 2022

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    As always, let me have your thoughts. You can reach me at or call me at 469- 231-3485. You can also call the Padre Isles Property Owners Association (PIPOA) office with  any questions you have at 361-949-7025. 

    Short-term rentals (STRs)- On Tuesday, June 28, 2022, the Corpus Christi City Council will  discuss and vote on the City’s staff-recommended City Ordinance regarding short-term rentals.  This is a highly passionate issue for many people. Therefore, it is extremely important that  members of the PIPOA who oppose short-term rentals in the single-family residential RS-6 zone  attend this Council meeting. Those in attendance will have an opportunity to speak before the  council on this issue. However, those who do not wish to speak should attend the meeting and  let the council know that the vast majority of PIPOA members do not want commercialized  mini-hotels located in their neighborhoods. PLEASE ATTEND THE COUNCIL MEETING,  BE IN THE COUNCIL ROOM BY 1:00 PM ON TUESDAY, JUNE 28, 2022. THE ADDRESS  OF CITY HALL IS 1201 LEOPARD STREET.  

    Boat Ramp- The Caravel boat ramp should be reopened by Friday, July 1, 2022. The crew was  pouring cement at the site on Tuesday, June 21, 2022.  

    Towing- Last week, seven vehicles and trailers were towed. There has been a significant  increase in the number of vehicles and trailers that have been towed over last year’s summer  season. The number of sticker sales is above last year’s pace. It appears that the growing  number of tourists visiting the Island has caused the increase in tows. Reminder, the PIPOA  makes no money from the towing of vehicles. You can purchase your sticker for $10 at the  PIPOA Office located at 14015 Fortuna Bay Drive. 

    Grass clippings and other items- Do not put grass clippings, trash, sand, dog poop, or any other  substances in the canals. The PIPOA tries to maintain the canals in an as natural state as  possible. Your cooperation is appreciated. 

    Aerators- The PIPOA maintains several aerators throughout the canal system. The purpose of  these devices is to put oxygen in the water. Thus, the oxygen prevents stagnating water that kills  fish. The PIPOA also does water testing for oxygen levels as requested by the State of Texas. It  appears we are in for a hotter than normal summer. The heat causes algae. One form of algae is  the red tide.  

    Dog poop- Complaints continue to come in regarding people allowing their dogs to poop in the  parks, on the streets, and in people’s yards. The complaints state many people do not pick up  after their dogs. PLEASE, clean up after your dogs! 

    Chickens- It is rumored that PIPOA members are keeping chickens in their backyards. The  covenants strictly prohibit chicken and other fouls. If the PIPOA office receives a complaint you  have chickens in your yard, the PIPOA will be forced to make you remove them. 

    Litter Critter- According to the City website, the next Litter Critter is scheduled for July 9, 2022, at the Briscoe King Pavilion off Park Road 22. The time is usually from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM.  Please see the City website for items accepted. waste/community-cleanup-programs  

    Board Meeting- The next PIPOA Board meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, June 28, 2022, at 5:30  PM at the Padre Island Baptist Church located across from Whataburger. The start of the Board  meeting may be delayed due to Board Members attending the City Council meeting.  

    On Monday, July 4, 2022, the PIPOA Office will be closed for the holiday.    

    Marvin Jones, PIPOA President