Monthly Archives: August 2014

Westbury High School

Last month, Houston ISD sponsored a meet-and-greet event at Westbury High School to introduce the new principal for Westbury High School, Mr. Jason Catchings has been selected to lead the Westbury High School campus during the 2014-2015 school year. Mr. Catchings is the former principal of Scarborough High School where he spent the past three years. In addition, he is a 16-year veteran educator and administrator. While at Scarborough, Mr. Catchings placed a strong emphasis on career and technology education, launching the Futures Academy of Network and Computer Administration and the Wal-Mart E-tail/Retail Internship Program, both of which have flourished...
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Braeswood: Residential Pavement Overlay Project Planned Knollwood Village

Last year, the City of Houston Public Works and Engineering Dept. (PWE) completed the neighborhood street reconstruction project -- NSR 451, collectively encompasses the neighborhoods of Knollwood Village and the southern portion of Braeswood Place (south of Brays Bayou). The City of Houston PWE Street and Drainage Division has begun to resurface the remaining residential streets within the Knollwood Village subdivision that were not part of the NSR 451 project. Prior to the start of this overlay project, the District K office facilitated an informational meeting at Linkwood Park Community Center. Overall, the turnout was great and the meeting was...
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City of Houston Creates Stadium Park Redevelopment Authority

stadiumEarlier this month, City Council established the Stadium Park Redevelopment Authority, which is a Local Government Corporation (LGC). The purpose of the Authority will be to enhance the various corridors around the NRG Reliant complex park with general improvements in the form of landscaping and street improvement such as lighting, signage, and way-finding graphics. Private funds will be actively sought and interlocal agreements entered into with other governmental agencies as needed. The Authority will serve as a catalyst to encourage adjacent property owners and/or institutions to improve their properties. "I feel...
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