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La Grange Career Fair
February 18, 2020

La Grange Career Fair

Looking for a new job or a career change?

The City of La Grange's Office of Community Development and Workforce Solutions – Rural Capital Area office will be hosting the La Grange Job Fair on Tuesday, February 18th from 3-6 pm at the Historic Casino Hall in La Grange.

There will be employers from all industries who have part-time and/or full-time employment opportunities as well as opportunities for youth including summer jobs and internships.

For more information or to register as an employer, email Kim Newton at or call 979-968-3017. Employers can register online here.








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Wayfinding Sign Mock-Up

City of La Grange Accepting Construction Bids for Wayfinding Project

 Phase 1 Wayfinding Signage Construction Project: Notice to Bidders

Sealed bids addressed to the La Grange Economic Development Corporation (EDC) Board of Directors will be received at the office of Kim Newton, Community and Economic Development Manager, City of La Grange; 155 E. Colorado Street; La Grange, Texas 78945 until 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 3, 2020 for furnishing all labor, material and equipment and performing all work required for the project titled Phase 1 Wayfinding Signage Construction (project includes installation of new sign package with scope including but not limited to structural concrete and sign graphics and framing in the City of La Grange, Texas.) Bids must also be accompanied by a “Statement of Bidder’s Safety Experience” included in the Project Manual. No bids may be withdrawn after the scheduled opening time. Any bids received after scheduled bid opening time will be returned unopened. The bids shall be labeled: Phase 1 Wayfinding Signage Construction, La Grange, Texas 

Bids must be submitted on the Bid Forms provided and must be accompanied by a cashier’s check, certified check, or acceptable bidder’s bond payable without recourse to the City of La Grange, Texas, in an amount not less than five (5) percent of the bid submitted as a guarantee that the bidder will enter into a contract and execute a Performance Bond and a Payment Bond within ten (10) days after the notification of the award of the contract.

The bids will be publicly opened and read aloud in City Council Chambers at City Hall at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 3, 2020. The La Grange EDC Board of Directors will officially review the bids at their next regularly scheduled meeting and award the contract as soon thereafter as practical.

In case of ambiguity, duplication, or obscurity in the bids, the La Grange EDC reserves the right to construe the meaning thereof. The La Grange EDC reserves the right to accept or reject any and all bids, as the best interest of the City may require, and to waive any informalities and irregularities in the bids received. The La Grange EDC also reserves the right to award the Contract as may be advantageous to the City.

Plans, specifications and bidding documents may be secured online at or at La Grange City Hall, 155 E. Colorado Street, La Grange, Texas; 979-968-3017.

A Pre-Bid Meeting will be held in the City Council Chambers at La Grange City Hall; 155 E. Colorado Street, La Grange, Texas at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 12, 2020.

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Security Enhancement Grant Program


La Grange Main Street has recently added the Security Enhancement Grant Program to the list of available grants. This grant assists businesses in updating an existing video surveillance system or installation of a new one.

In order to qualify, your business must be within City limits and all projects must be reviewed by the La Grange Police Department prior to installation.

The grant reimburses up to 50% of the total project cost with a maximum reimbursement of $1,500.

For more information on this grants and how to apply, visit our website or contact Kim Newton at (979)-968-3017 or

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