Alvin is located twenty five miles southeast of Houston in northeast Brazoria County, on land originally granted to the Houston Tap and Brazoria Railroad. Alvin is home to 24,236 residents and has much to offer our citizens and visitors alike.
The Alvin City Council regular meetings begin at 7:00 PM on the first and third Thursday of each month. Special meetings are held as called. To sign up to address the City Council, the speaker may either send an e-mail to the City Clerk or can sign up in person on the appropriate form at least 10 minutes before the starting time of any meeting. If Council action on the item to be discussed is desired, the item must be included as a posted item on the agenda. Deadline for inclusion on an agenda is 8 days before the actual date of the meeting.
The Alvin Community College (ACC) rebroadcasts City Council Meetings on Channel 16 Time Warner. The schedule is as follows: Monday-Wednesday 8:00 a.m. (Channel 16 Time Warner) Thursday 7:00 p.m. (Channel 16 Time Warner – nights without a council meeting) Saturday 7:00 p.m. (Channel 16 Time Warner)