Monthly Archives: February 2015

School Round-up

Almeda Elementary

Feb. 18–PAC/PTO Meeting 4:00-5:00 P.M.; Feb. 19– Family Writing Night 5:00-7:00 P.M., Feb.. 25-Early Dismissal 12:30 P.M.; Mar. 7– Tutorials 9:00 A.M.-12:00 noon; Mar. 13– Grade 4 Writing Camp; Mar. 16-20-Spring Break

Fondren Elementary

Feb. 16-19-A.S.A.P. Program and Tutorials 3:30-5:30 P.M.; Feb. 20-Report cards for Pre-K, A.S.A.P. Program and Tutorials 3:30-5:30 P.M.; Feb. 23-24–A.S.A.P. and Tutorials 3:30-5:30 P.M.; Feb. 25-Early Dismissal 12:45 P.M.; Feb. 26-A.S.A.P. Program and Tutorials 3:30-5:30 P.M.; Feb. 27-Perfect Attendance Jam, A.S.A.P. Program and Tutorials 3:30-5:30 P.M.

Grissom Elementary

Feb. 16-17-Tutorials (Grades 3,4,5); Feb. 19-Clubs’ Day; Feb. 20-College Day (Wear college t-shirts); Feb. 21-Saturday Tutorials 8:00 A.M.-12:15 P.M.; Feb. 23-24-Tutorials 3:30 – 4:30 P.M. (Grades 3, 4, 5); Feb. 25-Early Dismissal 12:30 P.M.; Feb. 26-Clubs’...
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Transportation, Technology, and Infrastructure Council Committee Meeting, Feb. 10

citysealBelow is the Transportation, Technology, and Infrastructure (TTI) Council Committee agenda – scheduled for Thursday February 10, 2015 at 10:00 a.m., City Hall Council Chambers (901 Bagby St., 2nd Floor).


  1. Welcome Remarks – Council Member Larry V. Green, Chair
  2. Municipal Setting Designation -- Dixie Electro Plating Company (3001 Engelke St.) • Jennifer Clancey, Program Manager, Planning and Development Division, Public Works & Engineering Dept.
  3. Draft 2016-2025 “5+5 Year Plan” for Streets and Drainage • Dale Rudick, Director, Public Works & Engineering Dept.
  4. Update on Cellular and Wireless Mobility Devices and Services Request for Proposal • Charles Thompson, Chief...
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District 146 Day at the Texas State Capitol, Feb. 12

jpeg On Thursday, February 12, 2015, I will be hosting District 146 Day at the Texas State Capitol; the details are provided below. The primary focus of this event will be for participants to gain familiarity with the legislative process while gaining access to leading figures within the Legislature. Buses will depart from the district no later than 7:00 AM on that day heading to Austin. Once there, participants will get a firsthand look at the legislative process, and our own Pastor Gusta Booker, Sr. of Greater St. Matthew Church will...
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Channel 13 reports about ongoing pothole problem

by By Ted Oberg and Trent Seibert, ABC13 abc-screenshot

Road repair cash is there, so why months-long delay?

HOUSTON (KTRK) -- After an ABC-13 investigation in April showed a steep decline city road-paving and pothole fixing, Houston city officials quickly said they would find additional money to help fill the gaping, tire-ripping holes in city streets. By May, Mayor Annise Parker proposed -- and City Council signed off on -- $10.8 million of additional taxpayer dollars from the city's drainage fee targeted at fixing Houston's roads. "We need it as bad as the...
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