Welcome to BTX Future! In the year 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic challenged the health and safety of our community and the rest of the world. However, the City of Brownsville remained resilient and led through innovation. Learn more on the City of Brownsville’s major accomplishments and achievements.
This is BTX Future 2020.
A Message from
Mayor Trey Mendez
"None of us expected the challenges that 2020 would bring and how our lives have changed dramatically since. 2020 was a year of many highs and many lows, but I'm glad to report the City of Brownsville continues to perform at an exceptional level, and we have transformed our operations in response to COVID-19."
Mayor Trey Mendez
A Message from City Manager Noel Bernal
“The City of Brownsville is building a fiscally sustainable future through growth management, economic development and innovative strategies that align with the City Commission’s pillars: Economic Development, Planning & Development, Infrastructure, Public Safety, Quality of Life and Governance.”
City Manager Noel Bernal
City Responds Proactively to COVID-19
We are proud to have taken a proactive and aggressive stance to curb COVID-19. Through a series of actions, the City of Brownsville focused on organizational and staff needs, community wellbeing, and business recovery to ensure Brownsville’s continued health and safety.
BRO Airport Terminal Completed
The long-awaited Brownsville South Padre Island International (BRO) Airport new terminal is now complete! The $70 million investment includes a new 91,000-square-foot passenger terminal to better serve the region’s travel needs. To celebrate, the city held a grand opening ceremony in December 2020. The event was livestreamed and followed CDC COVID-19 safety guidelines.