Category Archives: Resources

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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District K Facilitates Neighborhood 101 Symposium: How to Run an Effective Civic Board

The District K council office facilitated another series of the Neighborhood 101 Symposiums last month to better connect District K community leaders to resources affecting the viability of their neighborhood. Neighborhood 101 SymposiumThe September Neighborhood 101 symposium was held at the South Gessner HPD Substation and addressed How to Run an Effective Civic Board. Dr. Ronnie Hagerty from the United Way of Greater Houston facilitated the workshop discussion and offered tips and techniques to fine-tune the roles and responsibilities of a civic leader. Because the community room at the substation limited the...
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Houston Police Department Positive Interaction Program (PIP) Meetings

201 District K has three (3) active PIP meetings administered by the Houston Police Department. All PIP meetings are open to the public; regardless of where you live. Westbury PIP Meeting (every 4th Tuesday of the month) Aramco Building 9009 West Loop South Freeway Houston, TX 77096 For more information, please contact the HPD Westbury Storefront at 713-726-7126. The Westbury HPD Storefront hours are 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Hiram Clarke PIP Meeting (every 2nd Monday of the month) Hiram Clarke HPD Storefront 4363 West Fuqua St. Houston, TX 77053 For more information, please contact the HPD Hiram Clarke Storefront...
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