Monthly Archives: February 2015

District 146 Day at the Texas State Capitol, Feb. 12

jpeg On Thursday, February 12, 2015, I will be hosting District 146 Day at the Texas State Capitol; the details are provided below. The primary focus of this event will be for participants to gain familiarity with the legislative process while gaining access to leading figures within the Legislature. Buses will depart from the district no later than 7:00 AM on that day heading to Austin. Once there, participants will get a firsthand look at the legislative process, and our own Pastor Gusta Booker, Sr. of Greater St. Matthew Church will...
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Channel 13 reports about ongoing pothole problem

by By Ted Oberg and Trent Seibert, ABC13 abc-screenshot

Road repair cash is there, so why months-long delay?

HOUSTON (KTRK) -- After an ABC-13 investigation in April showed a steep decline city road-paving and pothole fixing, Houston city officials quickly said they would find additional money to help fill the gaping, tire-ripping holes in city streets. By May, Mayor Annise Parker proposed -- and City Council signed off on -- $10.8 million of additional taxpayer dollars from the city's drainage fee targeted at fixing Houston's roads. "We need it as bad as the...
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Graduation Game Plan

Simplify College and Career Planning with Houston College Access Month in February 2015! The Mayor's Office of Education Initiatives and community partners make it easy for students and families to plan for college and their career. Celebrate Houston College Access Month this February and take advantage of these city-wide college and career planning events: Get Money for College: Attend a Houston FAFSA event, and complete an application for state and federal money to attend college. Select a College: Choose from over 300 college representatives to speak with at the Houston National College Fair. Register to attend the Houston National College Fair on...
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Free Spay/Neuter & Pet Wellness Services in District K

HPHS Flyer District K DRAFT 01.28.15 Limited services are provided on a first come, first served basis. If we can't get you in on Saturday, we will schedule another time for your pet to get spayed or neutered for FREE during the following week. Spay/neuter & wellness services available for pets of families living in District K, District D, District B, District I, and District H. For more information call BARC at 832.395.9003....
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IRS Phone Scam

One of our neighbors received a call this week from scammers pretending to be IRS agents. They claim that you owe back taxes and a suit is being brought against you. They then want you to pay them the amount of "back taxes" owed immediately. Everyone should be advised this is a scam and that the IRS will not call or email you about tax problems. The IRS will only contact you by US mail. If anyone has any questions about taxes, the IRS toll free phone number is 1-800-829-1040. Channel 2 also had a story regarding this scam...
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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.