The Downtown Management District (DMD), along with members from City Council, City Staff and Convention and Vistors Bureau staff, spear are spear heading a week-long initiative to clean up downtown Corpus Christi. Together these leaders will be working along with frontline staff to do weeding, sweeping, litter pick-up and power washing of the public right of way.

“This is a tangible way for us to show this community that we are committed to making a better, cleaner and safer downtown,” said Casey Lain, DMD board chair. “We are so fortunate to have the city leaders standing shoulder to shoulder with us as we renew our efforts to raise the bar in downtown.”

The group will work along with City and DMD staff. The City is supporting the effort with a graffiti abatement team, code enforcement officers, engineering, street cleaning and police officers. 

“Our City Council has made revitalizing downtown one of its top 5 priorities in 2014. It will be great to work side by side with our downtown property owners in literally rolling up our sleeves in cleaning up downtown,” said Mayor Nelda Martinez.

Volunteers are still needed throughout the week from 8 a.m.-12 noon Monday, Mar. 24 through Friday through Mar. 29; 8:30 a.m. -12:00 p.m. Saturday, Mar. 30 and Sunday, Mar. 31.

 “We are glad to be supporting this effort as the private sector, downtown stakeholders work to create a better environment downtown,” said Ron Olson, City Manager.

To volunteer, contact DMD at 361-882-2363 or visit