808 Hwy 77A South/PO Box 738, Yoakum, TX 77995
Phone #:  (361) 293-6321        Fax #:  (361) 293-3318
M - F:  8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (closed on City observed holidays)
You will know the call is
from us when your Caller
ID displays
866-419-5000 or Emergency
Comm for Emergency
855-969-4636 or ECN
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Welcome to Yoakum, Texas
Yoakum is located in South Central Texas, and is centrally located between
Austin, Corpus Christi, Houston, and San Antonio.  Hwy 77-A serves as
Yoakum's major corridor traveling north and south; Hwy 111 serves to
connect Yoakum to Hwy 183 and Hwy 77 traveling east and west.  
Notice of Receipt of Application and Intent to Obtain
Water Quality Permit Renewal
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The link below allows
citizens to download the
CodeRED Mobile Alert
Required public notices
for the Texas Community
Development Block Grant

Section 3 Policy
Civil Rights Non- Discrimination Notice
Fair Housing Notice
Citizen Participation Plan
October Clean Up Program
Due to the extra efforts expended for storm clean up, the Fall Clean-Up Program will NOT include a
bulk item pickup this year.  
As a reminder, the Solid Waste Management Facility is open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday
from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM, and on Wednesdays from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM (closed from 12:00-1:00) and
is also open each Saturday from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM.  Citizens are allowed to dump permitted
items FREE OF CHARGE with the presentation of a City of Yoakum utility bill.
Appliances (without refrigerants), furniture, computers and computer accessories are accepted;
commercial tires, appliances with refrigerants, paint and hazardous waste CAN NOT be accepted.  
During the week of October 28th through November 4th, Transfer Station Fees will be waived. A limit
of four (4) tires per household will be accepted free of charge.

Annual Street Improvement Project scheduled for October        

The annual City of Yoakum Street Improvement Project is scheduled to begin between October 23rd
and October 31st as announced by City staff.  H&C Construction anticipates the work to be
completed before October 31st.  Citizens living on the following streets are asked to keep their
vehicles and any other items off of the street during this time period:

South Park Road  - Water Plant to Dead End
Burt / Antioch - Edgar to S. South
Dunn - Antioch to E. Morris
Plaza - West to Tozik
McKee - W. Gonzales to Yoakum
Welhausen - Nelson to W. Gonzales
West - Irvine to RR Tracks
N. South - Bridge to Carl Ramert Dr.
Wimberly - Poth to W. Grand
Alexander - Nelson to W. Gonzales
Xavier - Nelson to W. Gonzales
Nelson - North to McCarthy
McCarthy - W. Grand to Nelson
Lott - West to W. Morris
E. Gonzales - S. South to Hubbard
E. Hickey - Dunn to Elwood
Airport Road - Industrial Loop (North West)

In addition to the list above, the intersections of Nelson and Front Streets, and East Gonzales at S.
South Streets will be closed during a portion of that time period.  Traffic will be re-routed during the
construction.  Please respect signage designating work area and related detours.

Once the contractor has completed the street work, vehicles will be free  
to park along the right-of-way as usual.  We appreciate the patience and cooperation of our citizens
as we continue our annual street maintenance.
A progressive
community with a
strong work ethic and
excellent quality of life.
FEMA Assistance
FEMA representatives are in town, going door-to-door to offer
assistance.  The representatives have proper identification to
present to you and have made contact with the Police Department
to ensure the public’s trust.  The gentlemen currently working on
the DeWitt County side are Bernard Foster and Mike Mellyn.  As
always, caution should be exercised, however, FEMA is working
diligently to assist those in need after the destruction from
Hurricane Harvey.  
Click on the link below for additional disaster assistance
Blue Santa 2017
Applications are being
accepted beginning
October 6th through
November 20, 2017
10:00 am - 11:30 am
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Monday - Friday
at the
Yoakum Police Department
Click here for more details