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Council Member Green Visits Westbury

188Last month, Council Member Green and the District K staff (Donald Perkins and Barbara Hite) met with Westbury Civic Club President Becky Edmondson and Director of Community Relations Cindy Chapman to address various Westbury concerns ranging from parks, transportation, deed restrictions, and flood protection. For more details about the meeting discussion, visit the Westbury Crier (page 7). Council Member Green wants to thank both Becky and Cindy for agreeing to meet with him and staff to address their immediate community concerns. Pictured are Council Member Green and Westbury Civic Club President Becky...
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The Westbury Crier Monthly Newsletter honored with National Award

193The Westbury Civic Club's monthly newsletter, Westbury Crier, won a Silver Award for their printed publication at the 38th Annual Neighborhoods USA (NUSA) conference held in Minneapolis, Minnesota this past May 2013. The winners of the newsletter competition were presented in two divisions of newsletters - electronic and printed versions. In both of those categories, GOLD and SILVER levels were recognized. "This is great news to hear that our Westbury Civic Club has won a national award for our monthly newsletter. It takes a lot of effort every month to pull it...
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Out and About District K – Special Minimum Lot Size and Minimum Building Line Application Process

86During the months of May and June, Council Member Green facilitated two (2) District-wide community meetings so personnel from the Planning and Development Department ("Planning") could inform civic leaders about recent amendments to Chapter 42 of the City of Houston Code of Ordinances and new tools which might be available to help protect and preserve their neighborhoods. Revisions to Chapter 42 extend the minimum lot size and minimum building line requirements to neighborhoods within the corporate boundaries of the City of Houston that do not have a minimum lot size...
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Two New HPD Captains to Lead the South Gessner and Southwest Patrol Division

Every two years, the Houston Police Department reassigns Captains to new patrol divisions as a way to expose officers to different roles and responsibilities. Last month, the two Captains in charge of the South Gessner and Southwest Patrol Divisions were re-assigned to new Divisions. HPD announced Captain Bob Robertson will take over the South Gessner Division, which patrols the Brays Oaks area and Gulfton areas and Captain Tad Pando will be over the Southwest Division, which patrols the remainder of District K. Captain Bob Robertson is a 30 year veteran of the Houston Police Department. He has served in...
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