Monthly Archives: February 2016

San Jacinto Battleground Alert

Texas Parks and Wildlife (TPWD) will be holding an "information meeting" at the San Jacinto Monument on Thurs., February 11, at 6 pm, to tell stakeholders that the "Marsh Restoration, Phase II" is a fait accompli. Your immediate help is needed! Please see "How can you help?" at the bottom of this alert.

The Situation

In our last email we sent you TPWD's press release - now for the rest of the story: The "Marsh Restoration Phase II" project will dump Houston Ship Channel dredged spoil on 101 acres of San Jacinto Battleground, including the historically sensitive Boggy Bayou area where Mexican soldiers...
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Mayor Turner Speaks to Texas Transportation Commission

To mark the start of what will be an increased emphasis by my administration on achieving improved mobility for Houston, I recently traveled to Austin to speak to the Texas Transportation Commission, the agency that decides how state transportation dollars are spent. My message was very specific: the transportation strategies of the past are increasingly inadequate to meet the needs of the future. We know this to be true when congestion has continued to grow despite the added capacity that should have occurred as a result of such major past projects as the 610 Loop, the Beltway and...
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Council Member Larry Green Appointed to HGAC’s Transportation Policy Council

Houston City Council Member Larry V. Green, representing District K, has been appointed by Mayor Sylvester Turner to serve as one of two (2) elected officials to represent the City of Houston on the Houston Galveston Area Council’s (HGAC) Transportation Policy Council. The Transportation Policy Council (TPC) provides policy guidance and overall coordination of the transportation planning activities within the region. The TPC consists of 28 members representing cities and counties, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County (METRO) one at-large member appointed by the H-GAC Board of Directors representing cities with a...
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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.