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Council Member Green Rolls Out Over $500 Million in Public Investments for the Hiram Clarke Community

Council Member Green hosted a Hiram Clarke Economic Development and Community Summit on October 12, 2013 at the Brentwood Baptist Church Joe Samuel Ratliff Lifelong Learning Center located within the Hiram Clarke community.  investmentDuring the summit, Council Member Green highlighted current and proposed capital improvement projects planned for the Hiram Clarke area which totals more than $500 million in public investments. Such projects include the new HISD schools planned via the 2012 HISD bond passage, the planned capital improvement projects of Buffalo Speedway, Holmes Rd, Kirby Dr., US 90A enhancements, a new...
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City Council Confirms the Board of Directors for TIRZ #25

Houston City Council confirmed the Board of Directors for the recently created Hiram Clarke and Fort Bend Houston Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone (TIRZ #25). The 7-member Board of Directors consists of the following confirmations: tirz board
  • Rosemary Capetillo, Position 1
  • Theadore Andrews, Position 2, and to serve as Chair
  • George Anderson, Position 3
  • Linda Scurlock, Position 4
  • Homer Clark, Position 5
  • Kevin Riles, Position 6
  • Horace Allison, Position 7
"Overall, the TIRZ Board of Directors consists of a competent group of individuals whose professional skill sets will add leadership value toward implementing the TIRZ project plan," states Council Member Green. Economic...
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TxDOT Plans to Enhance the US 90A Corridor

The Texas Dept. of Transportation (TxDOT) is scheduled to install center traffic barriers along the US 90A corridor (South Main St.) extending from Hiram Clarke Rd. to Beltway 8. The center traffic barriers construction project is scheduled to start on November 4. Council Member Green, in conjunction with State Representative Dr. Alma Allen, hosted an informational meeting on Thursday, October 17 at 10:30 a.m. at the Fountain Life Center (14065 South Main St. @ Hillcroft Ave). This construction project highlighted the traffic control along US 90A during the construction process that will slightly impact the commercial entities and residential streets that...
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