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Council Member Green Advocates for South Main Street to Receive Street Lights

street lightsYou may have noticed the installation of street lights along the US 90A corridor (S. Main St.). Council Member Green was a strong advocate and played a major role moving this project forward. The project is being funded by TxDOT from I-610 (South Loop Frwy.) to Beltway 8. The street lights will be installed along the following overpass: West Bellfort Ave., Willowbend Blvd./Stella Link Rd., Holmes Rd., Hiram Clarke Rd., South Post Oak Rd., Chimney Rock Rd., Hillcroft Ave. and Fondren Rd. Also, additional lights will be installed at the exit/entrance ramp...
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Angel Lane Community Opening

Angel Lane CommunityIn 2005, Houston welcomed a number of residents into the region due to the aftermath of both Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. While many displaced residents decided to go back home, others decided to stay and make Houston their new home. Through the generosity of a landowner who donated a large tract of land immediately behind the Glen Iris subdivision for a residential community via the "Oprah's Angel Network", Habitat for Humanity constructed 65 landscaped and furnished homes for families that would become the Angel Lane HOA. As part of...
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Westbury Community Garden is saved

westbury community gardenDuring the past months, Council Member Green worked behind the scenes with the City's Economic Development Office and the Parks and Recreation Department on a strategy regarding the acquisition of the land that houses the Westbury Community Garden. An agreement to create a fund to be used where the Houston Housing Authority and the City of Houston exchange and transfer real property between them was reached. Upon conveyance of the property, the purchase price that would normally be paid at the closing will instead be credited to a separate...
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Westbury High School

Last month, Houston ISD sponsored a meet-and-greet event at Westbury High School to introduce the new principal for Westbury High School, Mr. Jason Catchings has been selected to lead the Westbury High School campus during the 2014-2015 school year. Mr. Catchings is the former principal of Scarborough High School where he spent the past three years. In addition, he is a 16-year veteran educator and administrator. While at Scarborough, Mr. Catchings placed a strong emphasis on career and technology education, launching the Futures Academy of Network and Computer Administration and the Wal-Mart E-tail/Retail Internship Program, both of which have flourished...
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All district meetings have been canceled for December, 2018.

Our regular meeting schedule will resume in January, 2019.