Monthly Archives: October 2017

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality: Notice of Public Meeting

Air Quality Standard Permit for Concrete Batch Plants Proposed Registration No. 147030 Application. Locke Investments, LLC, has applied to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) for an Air Quality Standard Permit, Registration No. 147030, which would authorize construction of a specialty concrete batch plant located at 700 Almeda-Genoa, Houston, Harris County, Texas 77047. This link to an electronic map of the site or facility's general location is provided as a public courtesy and not part of the application or notice. For exact location, refer to application. http://www.tceq.texas.gov/assets/public/hb610/index.html?lat=29.61278&lng=-95.41222&zoom=13&type=r. The proposed facility will emit the following air contaminants: particulate...
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Post-Harvey Recovery Info Solid Waste Recycling Resumes Nov. 13

The Solid Waste Department will resume its curbside recycling collection schedule starting Monday, November 13, 2017. The resumption of service is as follows:

"B Week" collection will begin the week of Monday, Nov. 13, 2017 "A Week" collection will begin the week of Monday, Nov. 20, 2017

As curbside recycling collection reboots, customers are encouraged to place only the following items in their green recycling carts: paper, cardboard, clean food cartons, plastic containers #1-5 and #7, aluminum cans and bimetal cans. A detailed list of accepted items can be found on department's website (http://www.houstontx.gov/solidwaste/recycling.html). Customers are also reminded...
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Get Ready – The Big Give is Coming!

GET READY - Your chance to help our furry friends at the BARC Shelter is coming...

Mark your calendar for November 28th - that's the day where Houston will give big! The Houston BARC Foundation is thrilled to participate in this annual online one-day giving opportunity. Your gift can help in many ways. On November 28th, we'll provide you with an easy-to-push button where you can be a part of our success. #GivingTuesday #BigGiveHouston...
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HPD vs Dynamo 18U Charity Game – Fundraiser for Assist the Officer Foundation

The Dynamo will be playing their last season game at BVVA Stadium THIS Sunday, October 22nd at 3pm vs. the Chicago Fire. Tickets to this game will be sold for $20 dollars with $5 dollars of each ticket going to the Assist the Officer Foundation. This ticket will also give you entry to the Charity game that will be played on Saturday, December 16th at BVVA Stadium between HPD Officers and the Dynamo Academy 18U. The Charity match will be dedicated to Sgt. Steve Perez and will honor Officer Nestor Garcia...
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News From Houston City Council District K (September/October 2017)

District K Post- Harvey Community Town Hall Meeting

In the wake of Hurricane Harvey and havoc the storm brought to Houston, Council Member Green hosted a District K-wide community town hall meeting last month at The Power Center, 12401 South Post Oak Rd. @ South Main St. "It was paramount that I connected our District K constituents to the various resources who can better provide recovery following this storm," stated Council Member Green. Invited participants included the following:
  • FEMA
  • Solid Waste Dept.
  • Public Works & Engineering Dept. (Code Enforcement/Floodplain Management Team)
  • Housing & Community...
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