SPI Building Official Jay Mitchim oversees the safety of the public through timely and effective administration of the Town’s codes and ordinances for building and remodeling structures on the island.
Jay Mitchim 956-761-3219
SPI Executive Services Coordinator and Customer Relations Manager Minerva Lopez assists the public by directing their concerns to the appropriate department for resolution, and also provides administrative support to the City Manager, Mayor, and Board of Aldermen.
Minerva Lopez 956-761-6457
Finance Department Director Larry Homan is responsible for working with the City Manager to ensure the proper and prudent management of the Town’s financial matters and investment of funds. He oversees daily financial activities and preparation of financial reports and documents pertaining to all Town business.
Larry Homan 956-761-3049
The primary goals of the Fire Department and Chief Burney Baskett are to provide 24-7 fire prevention/protection services for citizens and provide first re-sponder services for emergency medical calls. The Fire Department continually works to enhance the working relationship with citizens and visitors.
For non-emergency situations call 956-761-3040
SPI Health/Code Enforcement Supervisor Victor Baldovinos and his staff assist the public by ensuring compliance with health codes and Town ordinances .
Victor Baldovinos 956-761-3226
After hours please call 956-761-5454
Maintenance and Parks
SPI Public Works Supervisor Ray Moya and his crews work to maintain the public right-of-ways, beaches, bay and beach accesses, parks, streets, drainage, land-scapes, and provide building and ground maintenance at all Town facilities.
Ray Moya 956-761-3077
The SPI Town Planner assists the community in deter-mining its vision of the future, developing a town that is tourist friendly and welcoming to businesses and residents and establishment of policies and manage-ment practices necessary to achieve these goals.
The South Padre Island Police Department and Chief Robert Rodriguez provide protection and service to the community. Major goals of the Department are to reduce crime through pre-vention, detection, and apprehension; provide for the orderly and safe movement of vehicular traffic through traffic law enforcement, accident prevention and accident investigation; and ensure public safety through regulation and control of hazardous conditions; the recovery and return of lost and stolen property; and to provide non-enforcement services through programs reflect-ing community needs and desires.
For non-emergency situations call 956-761-5454
SPI Public Information Official, Gary Ainsworth is responsible for planning and implementing public and media relation strategies and leading the Town’s public information activities in support of the City Manager’s Office and Town Departments.
South Padre Island Town Hall 956-761-6456 www.townspi.com
Municipal Court 956-761-3225
Police and Fire Non-Emergency 956-761-5454 Emergency Medical Service 956-761-2895
Public Works Department 956-761-1025
South Padre Island Economic Development Corporation 956-761-4522
South Padre Island Convention & Visitors Bureau 1-800-SOPADRE
Cameron County, Texas www.co.cameron.tx.us Isla Blanca Park 956-761-5494
Andy Bowie Park 956-761-3704
United States Coast Guard 956-761-2668
SPI Chamber of Commerce 956-761-4412
SPI Post Office 956-761-4252