The state-required erosion response plan for Cameron county seeks to meet stakeholder needs and reduce public expenditure while promoting longterm economic prosperity and sustainable shoreline resiliency

This website will be used as a discussion board and information hub for Cameron County stakeholders to stay informed on state requirements, project milestones, and relevant research. Stakeholders have the option to post questions, concerns, and comments publicly to the page or directly to the contract team.

Cameron County Erosion Response Plan

In accordance with state law, Cameron County has elected to prepare an Erosion Response Plan. In general, the purpose of this plan is to explore means and methods to reduce the public expenditures due to damage to property and infrastructure that can result from shoreline change, erosion, and storm conditions.

The Future Development of South Padre Island North of the City of SPI is Expected to Begin Soon. How should the shoreline be used? What can be done to counteract beach erosion and the loss of land? How can public access be assured? What must we do to protect the dune system? Who should pay for future shoreline restoration Projects?

These and many other critical topics will be addressed in the Cameron County Erosion Response Plan and we want your input, help, and participation to make the ERP the best it can be.

Please join the online discussion board at the orange link above or send a private message to the project team.

Calendar and Project Timeline

Thank you to everyone who participated in the public forums!

You can still have your voice heard! The ERP Internal Review Draft is available under the "ERP PUBLIC REVIEW DRAFT" tab at the top of this page.

There you will find a link to the Draft and instructions on how to submit a comment.

The ERP is currently being review by Cameron County and the General Land Office.

Events and Meeting Archive

The first public forum on October 28th was a great success! Thank you to everyone that showed up, many local decision makers were there such as South Padre Island City Council Members Alex Avalos and Dennis Stahl along with City Manager Bill Dilibero, County Commissioners Dan Sanchez and Sofia Benavides and Representative Rene O. Oliveira.

The second public forum was held on December 15th. This was the second public meeting on the Erosion Response Plan that has been developing over the past months. A draft of the coastal technical report and a financial strategy was up for discussion. Your feedback and ideas are necessary for a successful project. The PARC and ACRE team will continue to form the details of the ERP and will discuss further at the third public forum that will be held on February 22nd from 6:30pm - 8pm. We hope to see you there!


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