Monthly Archives: August 2014

City of Houston Creates Stadium Park Redevelopment Authority

stadiumEarlier this month, City Council established the Stadium Park Redevelopment Authority, which is a Local Government Corporation (LGC). The purpose of the Authority will be to enhance the various corridors around the NRG Reliant complex park with general improvements in the form of landscaping and street improvement such as lighting, signage, and way-finding graphics. Private funds will be actively sought and interlocal agreements entered into with other governmental agencies as needed. The Authority will serve as a catalyst to encourage adjacent property owners and/or institutions to improve their properties. "I feel...
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2014 National Night Out – Tuesday, October 7th – Save the Date

national night out 2014Now is the time to start planning your block parties! National Night Out is the first Tuesday in October and is a great community event to celebrate the positive initiatives of your civic association, mingle with your neighbors, and a venue to provide important information about public safety and security concerns. The District K office encourages you to organize block parties or other events and get to know your neighbors. If you want an HPD officer to attend your event, contact the HPD Public Affairs office at 713-308-3200....
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Upcoming Houston Citizen Police Academy (HCPA)

Have you ever wondered what kind of training a police officer must undergo to do his or her job? Do you think you could do it just as well or better? Now is your chance to find out. The Houston Citizens' Police Academy (HCPA) is currently accepting applications for the Fall class. The Houston Citizens' Police Academy (HCPA) was organized in 1989 and offers citizens the opportunity to learn about the internal operations of the Houston Police Department. The Citizens' Police Academy speakers, (mostly Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice experts in their fields), provide lectures, demonstrations, tours, and hands-on...
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Be Prepared for Hurricane Season

Hurricane Season is here and lasts until November 30th. The City of Houston Office of Emergency Management urges Houstonians to prepare for hurricanes, tropical storms, and other emergencies by following a few key steps. Build a Kit - Have a disaster supply kit with enough supplies to last you and your family for 5-7 days. The kit should include food, medications, water and other basic necessities Make a Plan - Have an emergency plan for your family and check to make sure that your workplace, children's school and other places you frequent have emergency plans in place. Be sure to practice your...
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Receive Plat and Permit Reports by E-Mail

city of houston department of Planning and DevelopmentKeep up with development and construction projects in your neighborhood. Sign up for the City's E-Plat summary and E-Permit reports to find out about plat and permit applications. The Plat Summary E-Report contains information about the plats, replats, variances, and special exceptions to plats that will be considered at the upcoming Planning Commission meeting. The report provides location, plat, and applicant information for each application in an Excel format that can be easily scrolled through or sorted based on particular data, such as council district. ...
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Happy Holidays.

Property owners have until January 31st (postmark deadline) to mail in your annual assessment payment in order to avoid penalty and interest, which accrue on February 1.

Payments should be made payable to the District and mailed to: Equi-Tax Inc. c/o Kenneth R. Byrd Tax Assessor/Collector P. O. Box 73109 Houston, TX 77273

or

17111 Rolling Creek Drive, Suite 200 Houston, TX 77090

Questions, please call Customer Service: 281.444.3946 Monday - Thursday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Directions: From I-45 and FM 1960, travel West about 2 miles to the stop light at Rolling Creek Drive, turn North for one block and we are located just past the fire station.

For information regarding ownership, address or appraised value, please call the Harris County Appraisal District.