Category Archives: Community

Ella Fitzgerald Centennial Celebration – Jazz Houston, Nov. 4

The District K office is promoting this jazz performance, in partnership with Jazz Houston. Jazz Houston is a 501(c)3 organization that is dedicated to the performance and education of jazz music. During the upcoming 2017-2018 calendar season, they will present programming in Houston through a series of public concerts and workshops at multiple venues. This upcoming Saturday, November 4, Jazz Houston will host a FREE event at the Fountain of Praise Church in honor of Ella Fitzgerald. Even though the Fountain of Praise Church has agreed to host this public event, the...
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Texas Commission on Environmental Quality: Notice of Public Meeting

Air Quality Standard Permit for Concrete Batch Plants Proposed Registration No. 147030 Application. Locke Investments, LLC, has applied to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) for an Air Quality Standard Permit, Registration No. 147030, which would authorize construction of a specialty concrete batch plant located at 700 Almeda-Genoa, Houston, Harris County, Texas 77047. This link to an electronic map of the site or facility's general location is provided as a public courtesy and not part of the application or notice. For exact location, refer to application. http://www.tceq.texas.gov/assets/public/hb610/index.html?lat=29.61278&lng=-95.41222&zoom=13&type=r. The proposed facility will emit the following air contaminants: particulate...
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Post-Harvey Recovery Info Solid Waste Recycling Resumes Nov. 13

The Solid Waste Department will resume its curbside recycling collection schedule starting Monday, November 13, 2017. The resumption of service is as follows:

"B Week" collection will begin the week of Monday, Nov. 13, 2017 "A Week" collection will begin the week of Monday, Nov. 20, 2017

As curbside recycling collection reboots, customers are encouraged to place only the following items in their green recycling carts: paper, cardboard, clean food cartons, plastic containers #1-5 and #7, aluminum cans and bimetal cans. A detailed list of accepted items can be found on department's website (http://www.houstontx.gov/solidwaste/recycling.html). Customers are also reminded...
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