Monthly Archives: August 2014

Hiram Clarke: Council Member Green Pushes Bees Out of Almeda Plaza Subdivision

bee hivesCouncil Member Green partnered with Gotcha Pest Control during the summer to remove two (2) large bee hives from the former Almeda Plaza Civic Club clubhouse at 2803 Knotty Oaks Trail within the Almeda Plaza neighborhood of the Hiram Clarke community. Promoting public safety and enhancing the quality of life for residents are top priorities for Council Member Green. One way to accomplish this was to eliminate hazardous areas within District K neighborhoods. Council Member Green states, "I'm thrilled the District K council office was able to identify resources and partner...
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Council Member Green Advocates for South Main Street to Receive Street Lights

street lightsYou may have noticed the installation of street lights along the US 90A corridor (S. Main St.). Council Member Green was a strong advocate and played a major role moving this project forward. The project is being funded by TxDOT from I-610 (South Loop Frwy.) to Beltway 8. The street lights will be installed along the following overpass: West Bellfort Ave., Willowbend Blvd./Stella Link Rd., Holmes Rd., Hiram Clarke Rd., South Post Oak Rd., Chimney Rock Rd., Hillcroft Ave. and Fondren Rd. Also, additional lights will be installed at the exit/entrance ramp...
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Angel Lane Community Opening

Angel Lane CommunityIn 2005, Houston welcomed a number of residents into the region due to the aftermath of both Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. While many displaced residents decided to go back home, others decided to stay and make Houston their new home. Through the generosity of a landowner who donated a large tract of land immediately behind the Glen Iris subdivision for a residential community via the "Oprah's Angel Network", Habitat for Humanity constructed 65 landscaped and furnished homes for families that would become the Angel Lane HOA. As part of...
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Westbury Community Garden is saved

westbury community gardenDuring the past months, Council Member Green worked behind the scenes with the City's Economic Development Office and the Parks and Recreation Department on a strategy regarding the acquisition of the land that houses the Westbury Community Garden. An agreement to create a fund to be used where the Houston Housing Authority and the City of Houston exchange and transfer real property between them was reached. Upon conveyance of the property, the purchase price that would normally be paid at the closing will instead be credited to a separate...
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