Monthly Archives: July 2014

Transportation, Technology, and Infrastructure Council Committee Meeting, July 28

citysealBelow is the Transportation, Technology, and Infrastructure (TTI) Council Committee agenda – scheduled for Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 10:00 a.m., City Hall Council Chambers (901 Bagby St., 2nd Floor).

Agenda

  1. Welcome Remarks – Council Member Larry V. Green, Chair
  2. Facilitation Meeting Update – Council Member Brenda Stardig
  3. Summary of Proposed Substitute Amendment: Chapter 46 of the Code of Ordinances Related to Vehicles for Hire
    • Tina Paez, Director, Administration & Regulatory Affairs Department
    • Alexander Heim, Administration & Regulatory Affairs Department
  4. Public Comments
  5. Adjournment

Remaining Meetings for this year

  • Tuesday, August 12, 2014
  • Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014
  • Tuesday, October 14, 2014
  • Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014
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HPD Wants You to be “Purse Aware”

HPD, in partnership with the Greater Houston Loss Prevention Alliance (GHLPA) and Crime Stoppers of Houston, want you to be purse aware and guard against purse theft. Area retailers report higher incidents of purse thefts during the summer months. The GHLPA has teamed up with HPD to bring awareness of this crime and teach citizens how to not become a victim. Some general safety tips to keep in mind while running errands:
  • Only bring the things you need- necessary cards and cash
  • Leave your social security card and passport at home
  • Keep your purse zipped and closed
  • When carrying your purse, always hold it tightly and...
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Education Seminar: Rainwater to Drinking Water 2014

Education Seminar

Rainwater to Drinking Water 2014

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. at the Green Building Resource Center 1002 Washington Avenue Houston 77002
In partnership with the Texas Gulf Coast Chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council What does it take to collect rainwater in Houston and be able to drink it safely and legally? Mark Illian will lead a presentation on the design and construction considerations implemented in the first three residential rainwater to drinking water projects installed here in Houston under the new Appendix R Potable Rainwater Catchment System of the plumbing code. Al McDonald will discuss filtration safeguards required to...
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Transportation, Technology, and Infrastructure Council Committee Meeting, July 17

citysealBelow is the Transportation, Technology, and Infrastructure (TTI) Council Committee agenda – scheduled for Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 10:00 a.m., City Hall Council Chambers (901 Bagby St., 2nd Floor).

Agenda

  1. Welcome Remarks – Council Member Larry V. Green, Chair
  2. Municipal Setting Designation Hearing – 2902 West 12th St.
    Jennifer Clancey, Program Manager, Public Works & Engineering Dept.
  3. Public Comments

Remaining Meetings for this year

  • Tuesday, August 12, 2014
  • Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014
  • Tuesday, October 14, 2014
  • Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014
Please contact Donald Perkins at 832.393.3016 if you have any comments to questions....
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West Houston Subregional Planning Initiative – Public Meeting and Open House, July 22

west-houston-mobility-planH-GAC invites area residents, business owners, community members and local officials to attend a public meeting to provide comments on the West Houston Subregional Planning Initiative (SPI), also known as the West Houston Mobility Study. This study is being conducted to identify and achieve locally developed transportation goals through long-range planning and implementation strategies. A public meeting and open house will be held to present findings on existing conditions, future population and employment growth scenarios, and potential infrastructure and policy strategies in the study area. ...
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West U residents voice concerns over proposed bus route on Weslayan

By Robin Foster at yourhoustonnews.com West University Place residents say METRO’s proposed new bus route on Weslayan will worsen traffic congestion and create hazards for pedestrians there and on nearby neighborhood streets. The comments were made during a West University Place City Council workshop held June 23 to discuss the new route and other changes proposed in METRO’s System Re-imagining, a process that began more than a year ago to improve bus service city-wide. The resulting draft five-year service plan would replace an existing network that radiates out from downtown with a grid-like system that provides more frequent routes through key...
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