Carrie Rochon McAfee was a very important figure in the Five Corners District community. She is best known for being the first female principal of a comprehensive high school in Texas when she was promoted to that position at James Madison High School in 1974 at the age of 44. McAfee was born in Galveston, TX, on December 20, 1930. Raised by her grandmother, she was the youngest child in her large family family. She relentlessly pursued her dreams of being involved in education, urged on by her father, and earned her Bachelors of Arts in English and History at Texas...Read more
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The Solid Waste Department will resume its regularly scheduled tree waste and junk waste collections effective March 1, 2018. Thursday, March 1, 2018: Regular Tree Waste Schedule starts Monday, April 2, 2018: Regular Junk Waste Schedule starts Remember odd months are Tree Waste and even months are Junk Waste. Tree Waste months: January, March, May, July, September, and November. Junk Waste months: February, April, June, August, October and December. The Solid Waste Department will temporarily suspend city crews collecting Hurricane Harvey storm debris effective February 28, 2018. Contracted storm debris crews will remain in place until further notice. Harvey Storm Debris is still being collected,...Read more
The Administration expects to place this item on council agenda at the Feb. 28 Council Session. By directive of CM Green, here is a link to revisions of Ch. 19 regarding the City’s proposed ordinance to building codes related to flooding: HoustonRecovers.org/houston19. Also, attached is the DRAFT redlined version of the proposed revisions. Download Draft (PDF)...Read more
The West Orem Family YMCA has recently learned that another community meeting is taking place on the same date/time as their open house. As you may know, Madison High School has been identified as an improvement required school by the Texas Education Agency. There will be a community meeting at Madison on February 20th at 6pm. The YMCA wants to ensure that our community members, YMCA staff and volunteers are free that evening to support our local high school. As an organization committed to improving academic achievement, they want to learn how our community can advance active support for our...Read more
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