Monthly Archives: March 2015

From the president of the South Houston Concerned Citizen’s Coalition

Spring officially arrived March 20. Spring is like a rebirth from the winter months. Trees, flowers, and plants bloom anew. I would like to take spring as a metaphor for an awakening for our community. It’s time for many of us to awaken from our season of apathy, complacency, and inactivity. If we want a decent community, we have to work for it ourselves. No one can solve our problems without our help. I would like to refer to a quote from John F. Kennedy: “Ask not what your county can do for you but what you can do for your...
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School Round-up

March 14-Neighborhood 101 Workshop: In’s and Out’s of Chapter 42 (City of Houston Land Development Ordinance) Linkwood Park Community Center, 3699 Norris Street, Houston 77025, 9:30 A.M.-11:30 A.M. March 19-South Houston Concerned Citizens’ Coalition meeting 7:00 P.M., at the Hiram Clarke Multi-Service Center, 3810 W. Fuqua. Speakers include the representatives from Harris County Flood Control District, City of Houston Planning Department, and the Department of Neighborhoods (DON) March 28– Bunny Hop, 10:00 A.M.-2:00 P.M., at Townwood Park, 3403


April 7-Super Neighborhoods 39 & 40 Meeting 6:45 P.M., at the Hiram Clarke Multi-Service Center, Visit the POD at the Hiram Clarke Multi-Service Center....
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Pictures from the January Plant a Tree event

District K, in partnership with Trees for Houston and Houston Parks Dept., facilitated a citywide 2015 Arbor Day event that concentrated on the Hiram Clarke community. Over 400 trees were planted along the following esplanades: Hiram Clarke Rd. (Anderson Rd. to West Orem Dr.), West Orem Dr. (Hiram Clarke Rd,. to Waterloo Dr.), and Buffalo Speedway extension (West Orem to West Airport Blvd. terminus). [nggallery id=11]...
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Neighborhood 101 Workshop: In’s and Out’s of Chapter 42

citysealSponsored by Council Member Larry V. Green, District K SAVE THE DATE! Saturday, March 14, 2015

Neighborhood 101 Workshop: In’s and Out’s of Chapter 42

(City of Houston Land Development Ordinance) Attend this informative Neighborhood 101 workshop to learn everything you need to know about the City’s land development ordinance. This interactive workshop will help inform you of the difference between a variance, plat, replat, shared driveways and what’s allowed and not allowed under the City’s development code. Learn what resources are available to ensure neighborhood stability. Linkwood Park Community Center, Community Room 3699 Norris St., 77025 (adjacent to...
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5 Corners hosts first Business Mixer of the year

5cmd-2014-jan-biz-mixer-webOn January 14 the Five Corners District hosted their first Business Mixer of 2015. Chairman Clark shared District accomplishments for 2014 and attendees watched a District Services video which highlighted the year in review. The District newsletter and other marketing materials were also distributed. Chairman Clark noted that the marketing materials contained information on how businesses can connect with the District via Facebook and Twitter as well as meeting times and places for the board of directors and committee meetings. The Chairman also encouraged businesses to share any news related to their...
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Transportation, Technology, and Infrastructure Council Committee Meeting, March 10

citysealBelow is the Transportation, Technology, and Infrastructure (TTI) Council Committee agenda – scheduled for Thursday March 10, 2015 at 10:00 a.m., City Hall Council Chambers (901 Bagby St., 2nd Floor).


  1. Welcome Remarks – Council Member Larry V. Green, Chair
  2. City Hall Annex Escalator/Elevator Update
    • Scott Minnix, Director, General Services Dept.
  3. CSMART Update
    • Charles Thompson, Chief Information Officer, Houston Information Technology Services
    • Barbara Hartle, Presiding Judge, Municipal Courts Dept.
  4. Public Comments
Please contact Donald Perkins at 832.393.3016 if you have any comments to questions....
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