News Flash Home
The original item was published from 10/24/2023 9:43:50 AM to 11/25/2023 12:00:02 AM.

News Flash

News Releases

Posted on: October 24, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Municipal Court plans outreach events for Municipal Court Week

Teens wearing safety vests try to stack cups while wearing impairment goggles.

PHOTO: Youth from Teens Grounded take part in an activity hosted by the City of Victoria Municipal Court during a Keep Victoria Beautiful cleanup March 4 in the Queen City neighborhood. The teens attempted to complete tasks while wearing impairment goggles.

Nov. 6-10 is Municipal Court Week, and the City of Victoria Municipal Court is making plans to teach residents about services offered by the local court and other organizations.

Vaness_Heinhold“This is an important opportunity for us to not only highlight the work of our court staff but help residents understand the services that are available to them,” said Municipal Court Judge Vanessa Heinold. “We’re looking forward to meeting with residents throughout the week and discussing their needs and how we can help them.”

Municipal Court at Teens Grounded

The Municipal Court will pay a visit to the Teens Grounded youth leadership program during the group’s Nov. 5 meeting.

Municipal Court Judge Vanessa Heinold and court staff will teach the teens about what the court does and how to get involved with community service opportunities. Staff will also lead the teens in a team-building activity.

Java with the Judge

People visit under a canopy at the City Hall courtyard.PHOTO: City of Victoria Municipal Court Judge Vanessa Heinold, middle, visits with residents during the court’s first Java with the Judge event Nov. 6, 2020.

Residents can visit with Heinold and court staff during Java with the Judge 7:30-9 a.m. Nov. 6 at the City Hall courtyard, 105 W. Juan Linn St.

Complimentary coffee and pastries will be provided during this come-and-go event.

Community Resource Fair

A table outdoors with a Municipal Court tablecloth, flyers, impairment goggles and stacking cupsPHOTO: Educational materials are displayed at the City of Victoria Municipal Court booth during the National Night Out Kick-Off Party on Sept. 23 at Riverside Park.

More than 20 government agencies, City departments, faith-based groups and nonprofits will share information about their resources during the Municipal Court’s first Community Resource Fair 1:30-4:30 p.m. Nov. 8 at the Victoria Community Center, 2905 E. North St.

Residents will be able to learn about a wide variety of resources, including food and nutrition, health, child welfare, utility assistance, job training, addiction recovery, legal assistance and many more.

More ways to connect

The court provides free informational flyers and children’s activity books on traffic safety and other topics at the Municipal Court building, 107 W. Juan Linn St.

To learn more about Municipal Court resources and services, visit www.victoriatx.gov/municipalcourt

To partner with the court for an event, visit www.victoriatx.gov/courtoutreach

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in News Releases

City of Victoria Municipal Court building

Candidate list finalized for City Council election; 3 seats uncontested

Posted on: February 16, 2024 | Last Modified on: August 31, 2021
Riverside Park duck pond gazebo

Duck pond ribbon-cutting, fishing event postponed due to weather

Posted on: February 14, 2024 | Last Modified on: August 31, 2021
Duane Crocker

New mayor to be sworn in Feb. 20

Posted on: February 9, 2024
Exterior of the public safety headquarters. A large two-story building with public safety logos

City nears groundbreaking for public safety headquarters

Posted on: February 7, 2024 | Last Modified on: August 31, 2021
Logo for the Bicentennial Ball presented by Prosperity Bank on April 13. Logo includes six flags.

Tickets selling out for Bicentennial Ball presented by Prosperity Bank

Posted on: February 6, 2024 | Last Modified on: August 31, 2021
Aerial view of a large carnival at the Victoria Community Center grounds.

City seeks residents’ input on Victoria Community Center improvements

Posted on: January 30, 2024 | Last Modified on: August 31, 2021
Riverside Park duck pond gazebo

City to host ribbon-cutting for Riverside Park duck pond

Posted on: January 30, 2024 | Last Modified on: August 31, 2021
People smiling and standing around a Municipal Court table.

Municipal Court plans extra court sessions for Warrant Resolution Month

Posted on: January 30, 2024 | Last Modified on: August 31, 2021
Five portrait headshots

Public Works announces certifications

Posted on: January 23, 2024
A gazebo overlook with railing lined by Christmas garland and surrounded by planter boxes

Duck pond reopens in Riverside Park

Posted on: December 15, 2023
Kids run and play in foam snowflakes. A woman holds a small child up high.

Merry on Main offers festive family fun

Posted on: December 12, 2023