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Knollwood Village/Braeswood Place and Woodside Neighborhood Reconstruction Projects are Finally Completed

Over the past year, the Public Works and Engineering Dept. (PWE) has managed two (2) simultaneous neighborhood street reconstruction projects within the South Braeswood area – NSR 451, collectively encompasses the neighborhoods of Knollwood Village and the southern portion of Braeswood Place (south of Brays Bayou); and NSR 446A, which encompasses the northern portion of the Woodside neighborhood. "I want to thank all three neighborhoods for their patience during these two construction projects. Finally, both projects are substantially completed," states Council Member Green.      The final stage of both NSR projects is for Centerpoint to authorize the installation of decorative street...
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Get Involved with the “Friends of Linkwood Park”

If you live within the vicinity of Linkwood Park or just a strong supporter of Houston parks, the "Friends of Linkwood Park" are asking for your participating and seeking volunteers. Linkwood Park is nestled within the heart of the South Braeswood community. The Friends of Linkwood Park, formerly the Linkwood PAC, are asking for representatives from the various surrounding civic association to be a part of their community collaborative. houston parksFor the past couple of months, the Friends of Linkwood Park have been coordinating with the Houston Parks Board to assist with...
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Fall Roll-Out of Expanding Single Stream Recycling Program for District K Neighborhoods

Council Member Green is pleased to announce that the City of Houston Solid Waste Management Department has added 70,000 additional households citywide to its single-stream automated curbside recycling program. As part of this curbside expansion, residents within these selected neighborhoods will receive one 96-gallon green automated cart. This will be similar to the black automated garbage cart. "Since coming into office last year, I have strongly advocated for single-stream recycling for all neighborhoods within District K," states Council Member Green. "I will continue to advocate for expanded recycling services for all neighborhoods within District K." Only 5,573 households out of the 70,000...
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Special Minimum Lot Size and Minimum Building Line Application Process

city of houston department of Planning and DevelopmentCouncil Member Green facilitated two (2) District-wide community meetings so staff from the Planning and Development Department ("Planning") could better inform civic leaders about recent amendments to Chapter 42 of the City of Houston Code of Ordinances and offer new tools to help protect and preserve your 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 or minimum building lines...
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