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Glenshire Park Participates in 2014 Arbor Day Activity

The District K office partnered with the Parks and Recreation Department in celebration of the 2014 Arbor Day festivities that occurred on January 25th. As part of the Arbor Day plantings, the Parks and Recreation Department contributed 100 five gallon trees toward Glenshire Park. January 25th was a frigid day in Houston. Despite the elements, dedicated volunteers from the Glenshire Community Association pitched-in to assist with the planting efforts. Thus, the Parks Dept. decided to plant 50 trees whereby the remaining 50 trees can be used for a future tree planting event within Glenshire Park this Spring. The Parks Dept....
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Brays Oaks 42″ Project Update

In September 2013, the City of Houston Public Works and Engineering Dept. (PWE) began a 42" waterline project within the Brays Oaks area that will extend from West Bellfort Ave. at Braes Forest to Pembridge; southward to Ludington; eastward to Sandpiper, and southward to terminate at West Airport Blvd. The affected neighborhoods are Northfield Sec. 5 and Sec. 6 and Southwood Place. In preparation for this infrastructure project (before the construction began), Council Member Green hosted an informational meeting at the South Gessner HPD Sub-station where representatives from the three residential communities impacted by this project were invited to...
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Hiram Clarke – White Heather Storm Sewer Project – Phase 4

The City of Houston Public Works and Engineering Dept. (PWE) has completed Phase 4 of the White Heather Storm Sewer infrastructure project within the Brentwood neighborhood. This year-long infrastructure project included the replacement of the aging infrastructure and the total reconstruction of the streets within Brentwood, Sec. 4 which included concrete pavement, curb and gutters, sidewalks, and street lights. For more information about this infrastructure project, access the District K webpage. This link has a PDF of the frequently asked questions (FAQs), an outline map of the project, and an engineering report of the project....
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The South Houston Concerned Citizens Coalition Hosts Inaugural Appreciation Awards Banquet

273The South Houston Concerned Citizens Coalition ("Coalition") held their first annual awards banquet on January 25th at the Hiram Clarke Multi-Service Center. The semi-formal gala entitled "Community of One" highlighted the contributions and supporters of the Coalition during the 2013 calendar year. Council Member Green was asked to be the keynote speaker for this inaugural event. "As the event's keynote speaker, I applaud and acknowledge the works and stewardship of the Coalition," states Council Member Green. As an added bonus to the event, US Congressman Al Green, State Representative Dr. Alma Allen,...
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