Category Archives: Community

Council Member Green wants to hear from you…

Council Member Green is polling the District K community to find out how you feel about the proposed measure being presented by Mayor Turner to place the 2018 tax rate of $0.638750/$100 of value on the Wednesday October 18, 2017 Council Agenda. The reasoning behind this tax rate increase is to help pay a share of the costs from the damage caused by Hurricane Harvey. The average Houston home is valued by the Appraisal District at $225,000. That value produces an annual city property tax bill of $1,321. Mayor Turner is asking the City Council to temporarily raise the...
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Students Ride METRO for Free Through September

METRO is offering free rides to all area students through Sept. 30, 2017. Many families are left with limited transportation options and disrupted schedules since the storm. Parents accompanying students to school may also ride for free. Harvey Recovery Free Ride Facts • Free rides for all students K- College • Free rides for parents escorting students • High school and college students must present student ID before boarding • Offer through Sept. 30, 2017 "The road to recovery is a long one for so many people in our community. We hope the free riders...
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