Monthly Archives: February 2018

Park-Smart Precinct One survey closes February 28!

Hello all, This is a reminder that the Park-Smart Precinct One parks and trails survey closes at the end of the day February 28. We still need more responses, and we could use your help. In order to truly understand the needs in Precinct One, we need to hear from as many people as possible. The survey will provide us crucial information about residents' priorities for future parks—and the barriers to using and enjoying current parks. The survey is online here. If you could share this link...
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Tomorrow, Feb. 28! A Conversation with Judge Ed Emmett.

This forum is free and open to the public. Everyone is welcome. Wednesday, February 28 6:30 pm Leonel Castillo Community Center 2101 South Street, Houston, TX 77009 Mike Morris, government reporter for the Houston Chronicle, will moderate. We'll explore how Harris County tax structure and finances can best meet the needs of America's third largest county, with a special eye to the challenges put forward in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. We welcome questions from the audience. You can find suggested background reading here. Is there a special topic you'd like Judge Emmett to address? A...
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Houston Municipal Courts Announces Amnesty Program

HOUSTON, Texas – The City of Houston Municipal Courts Department (MCD) announced the start of their Amnesty Program today at a press conference held at the Herbert W. Gee Municipal Courthouse. For the next 3 weeks, certain delinquent cases will be discounted to help citizens save money while resolving outstanding cases. “After Hurricane Harvey, we’ve all been through a lot and there are many of us who are still rebuilding our lives. Municipal Courts staff can help you have one less thing to worry about, we are here to ease your burden by helping you to get your delinquent cases resolved,”...
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Save the Date: Big Give, March 22

Dear Friend, SNAP is excited to share with you that we are kicking-off this year with one of our annual fundraisers, the Big Give. This 24-hour online giving event will take place on Thursday, March 22, 2018. The Big Give focuses on supporting the valuable work charitable organizations like SNAP provide in our communities. With valuable partners like you by our side, we are able to provide the very best in veterinary wellness care for all the dogs and cats who come through our doors. Your support will help SNAP continue...
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News From Houston City Council District K (Jan-Feb 2018)

West Airport Blvd. Extension Groundbreaking Ceremony

The West Airport Blvd. extension from Hiram Clarke Rd. to Almeda Rd. is finally ready to start construction. In celebration of this long awaited mobility project, Council Member Green hosted a ceremonial groundbreaking event on February 1st at the current dead-end of West Airport Blvd., east of Hiram Clarke Rd. A portion of this West Airport Blvd. extension corridor runs through the Five Corners District boundary; particularly at the Buffalo Speedway intersection. "With the near completion of the Buffalo Speedway bridge over Holmes Rd., which is slated for completion...
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