Monthly Archives: December 2016

Council Member Green Appointed to National League of Cities, Board of Directors

cm-greenCouncil Member Larry Green was elected to the National League of Cities (NLC) board of directors by NLC's membership at the group's annual business meeting this month at the 2016 City Summit in Pittsburg, PA. Council Member Green was elected to a two-year term and will play an important role as a leader of the nation's largest and most representative membership and advocacy organization for city officials. "I'm honored to be given the opportunity to participate on the Board of Directors of the National League of Cities," states Council Member Green....
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Westbury Wins Big at Mayor’s Proud Partner Award Event

proud-partner-awardLast month, Council Member Green participated in the 36th Mayor's Proud Partners Luncheon that honored the efforts of businesses, individuals and community groups who work to enhance Houston's landscape through environmental and beautification projects via Keep Houston Beautiful. "I'm so proud to boast of 2 outstanding District K organizations that received awards this year: Westbury Civic Club and the Willow Waterhole Greenspace Conservancy," states Council Member Green. Westbury Civic Club took top honors with the Distinguished Neighborhood Award. The Westbury Civic Club won this top award due to the culmination of projects...
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District K Hosted Neighborhood 101 Symposium How to Run an Effective Civic Association Board

101-symposiumThe District K office facilitated a Neighborhood 101 symposium at Westbury High School in October that addressed How to Run an Effective Civic Association Board. This interactive symposium provided attendees with best practices and updated information about civic association board governance. The workshop highlighted the latest changes in the legislative sessions. "It is extremely important that the District K office continue to provide these insightful workshops to equip our civic associations with the tools and techniques needed to sustain their respective communities," states Council Member Green. "I really want to thank both...
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Ridgemont Elementary Gets a NEW SPARK Park

spark-parkMonday, November 14, 2016 was a great day for Ridgemont Elementary School and Fort Bend ISD. Ridgemont is the first school in Fort Bend ISD to receive a SPARK Park. The SPARK Park at Ridgemont Elementary will not only be enjoyed by the students, the residents and community members will also be able to use this public space during after school hours. SPARK School Program works with schools and neighborhoods to develop community parks on public school grounds. For the past 30 years, SPARK has built over 200 community parks throughout the...
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District K Welcomes New Elected Officials

District K welcomes new and familiar faces among its political representatives. The new state representative replacing Borris Miles of District 146 is State Representative-Elect Shawn Thierry. Ms. Thierry is also a District K resident. The new state senator replacing Rodney Ellis is State Senator-Elect Borris Miles. Lastly, the Harris County Commissioner replacing the vacated seat of El Franco Lee is Harris County Commissioner-Elect Rodney Ellis. District K also congratulates State Representative Ron Reynolds as he continues to serve District 27 among the Fort Bend Houston constituency....
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