Category Archives: Resources

GO Neighborhoods is expanding

GO Neighborhoods is Growing!

Dear Partner, We are excited to share that LISC's Great Opportunities (GO) Neighborhoods initiative is expanding in 2017! JOIN US - we are hosting one of two information sessions this Thursday. GO Neighborhoods is a multi-year, place based approach to comprehensive community development. For Houston LISC, GO Neighborhoods is how we help neighbors build strong communities of opportunity. The initiative:
  • Drives investments to under resourced communities
  • Transforms place and people
  • Builds the capacity of local leaders
  • Achieves success through collaboration
  • Engages the community through resident-driven strategies
The initiative launched in 2009, and currently includes...
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Sims Bayou Watershed Open House Announcement

The Flood Control District and FEMA are sharing revised preliminary floodplain maps in the Sims Bayou Watershed in order to help officials and residents identify their flood risks and use that information to make decisions about buying flood insurance and any future development. These Flood Insurance Rate Maps include the map revisions that became effective in May 2016. To share this information, a public Open House is scheduled for interested citizens to obtain more information about the proposed changes. Tuesday, May 16, 2017 3:00 – 7:00 p.m. Houston Community College – Central South Campus 1990 Airport...
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Transportation, Technology, and Infrastructure Council Committee Meeting, May 8

citysealAttached is the Transportation, Technology, and Infrastructure (TTI) Council Committee agenda – scheduled for Monday, May 8 at 10:00 a.m., City Hall Council Chambers (901 Bagby St., 2nd Floor).
  1. Welcome Remarks – Council Member Larry V. Green, Chair
  2. INFOR Update
    • Lisa Kent, Chief Information Officer, Houston Information Technology Services Dept.
    • Reenie Askew, Deputy Chief Information Officer – Enterprise Applications, Houston Information Technology Services Dept.
  3. Northeast Water Plant Purification Project Update
    • Jeff Benjamin, Senior Assistant Director, Public Works & Engineering Dept.
  4. Public Comments
Please contact Donald Perkins at 832.393.3016 if you have any comments to questions. Read more

Transportation, Technology, and Infrastructure Council Committee Meeting, April 17

citysealAttached is the Transportation, Technology, and Infrastructure (TTI) Council Committee agenda – scheduled for Monday, April 17 at 10:00 a.m., City Hall Council Chambers (901 Bagby St., 2nd Floor).
  1. Welcome Remarks – Council Member Larry V. Green, Chair
  2. Storm Water Action Team (SWAT) Program Update
    • Stephen Costello, Chief Resilience Officer, Mayor’s Office
    • Rod Pinheiro, Assistant Director, Street & Drainage Division, Public Works & Engineering Dept.
  3. Houston Permitting Center – Avolve ProjectDox Electronic Plan Review / Five Year Support and Services Contract Update
    • Mark McAvoy, Executive Director, Houston Permitting Center, Public Works & Engineering...
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