Monthly Archives: March 2016

Transportation, Technology, and Infrastructure Council Committee Meeting, March 21

citysealAttached is the Transportation, Technology, and Infrastructure (TTI) Council Committee agenda – scheduled for Monday, March 21 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 – 1436 Studewood St.
    • Jennifer Clancey, Program Manager, Planning and Development Division, Public Works & Engineering Dept.
  3. Neighborhood Traffic Management Program Recommendations
    • Jeffrey Weatherford, Deputy Director, Traffic Operations Division, Public Works & Engineering Dept.
  4. Customer Information System Update
    • Sherri Winslow, Senior Assistant Director, Resource Management Division, Public Works & Engineering Dept.
  5. High Speed Rail Update
    • David Hagy, Executive Director,...
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Curbside Recycling to Continue but Glass no Longer Accepted in Bins

sylvester turner header The City of Houston and Waste Management have reached tentative agreement on a new 2-year contract that will allow the city to continue offering recycling services without any disruption. The only change in service that Houstonians will notice is the elimination of glass from the list of items that are acceptable for placement in the green curbside single-stream recycling bins. Glass, currently has no value on the commodities market, breaks down during collection and transportation and is unduly destructive to the processing equipment. Residents will still have the option of dropping...
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District K reports third lowest number of crimes

As the City of Houston recognized March as the month to "March on Crime," District K Councilman Larry V. Green announced that, once again, the District ranked third lowest in the number of crimes committed in 2015. "A comprehensive approach to public safety with assistance from the Houston Police Department (HPD), Harris County Constable and Sheriff’s Offices, private security, and the management districts’ public safety committees all ensure a holistic approach to public safety," Green said. "This is one of the reasons why the District K office continues to have lower crime rates in comparison to the rest of the...
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