Monthly Archives: December 2016

Ridgemont Elementary Gets a NEW SPARK Park

spark-parkMonday, November 14, 2016 was a great day for Ridgemont Elementary School and Fort Bend ISD. Ridgemont is the first school in Fort Bend ISD to receive a SPARK Park. The SPARK Park at Ridgemont Elementary will not only be enjoyed by the students, the residents and community members will also be able to use this public space during after school hours. SPARK School Program works with schools and neighborhoods to develop community parks on public school grounds. For the past 30 years, SPARK has built over 200 community parks throughout the...
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District K Welcomes New Elected Officials

District K welcomes new and familiar faces among its political representatives. The new state representative replacing Borris Miles of District 146 is State Representative-Elect Shawn Thierry. Ms. Thierry is also a District K resident. The new state senator replacing Rodney Ellis is State Senator-Elect Borris Miles. Lastly, the Harris County Commissioner replacing the vacated seat of El Franco Lee is Harris County Commissioner-Elect Rodney Ellis. District K also congratulates State Representative Ron Reynolds as he continues to serve District 27 among the Fort Bend Houston constituency....
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Stadium Park Plants New Oak Trees

oak-treesHave you noticed the new oak trees near NRG Park? Thanks to Uptown District for donating these amazing trees from a work zone in the Post Oak area. The additional oak trees are an effort to upgrade NRG's entryway before Super Bowl LI. Two oak trees were planted at the intersection on McNee Road and Main Street. There are a total of 31 oaks planning to take root near the entrance of the stadium. "We're so excited that we are now moving forward with what will be the entryway to NRG," city...
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District K Hosted Two Wildflower Planting Events

wildflower-plantingThis fall, the District K office facilitated two wildflower planting events in conjunction with the annual Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Tribute Planting Project. This is an annual event hosted by the Houston Parks and Recreation Department that selects sites that will benefit from wildflower plantings from both an aesthetic view and an environmental impact. The first location was along the esplanades of West Orem Dr. from Hiram Clarke Rd. to Almeda Rd. and the second location was along Sims Bayou from South Post Oak Rd. to Croquet St. as part of the Bayou...
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