Category Archives: Events

THIS SATURDAY: Join Senator Borris L. Miles for the Houston Defender’s Conversations & Coffee

Join Senator Borris L. Miles (D-Houston) and Senator Royce West (D-Dallas) for the Houston Defender's Conversations & Coffee.

SATURDAY, February 23, 2019 10 am - 12 pm Houston Community College - Auditorium 3100 Main Street Houston, TX 77002

Houston Defender's Editor will lead the discussion on several topics, including school finance, school safety, healthcare, mental health, criminal justice, school to prison pipeline, natural disasters, consumer protection and much more. This event is FREE to attend. Register here...
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Special Called Transportation, Technology, and Infrastructure (TTI) Committee Agenda, Feb. 21

Attached is the Transportation, Technology, and Infrastructure (TTI) Council Committee agenda – scheduled for Thursday, February 21 at 1:30 p.m., City Hall Council Chambers (901 Bagby St., 2nd Floor).
  1. Welcome Remarks – Council Member David W. Robinson, Chair
  2. Review of presentations from the Resilience Office, Housing and Community Development Department, and Houston Public Works for the upcoming District Town Hall Meetings
    • Stephen Costello, P.E., Chief Recovery Officer
    • Carol Haddock, P.E., Director, Houston Public Works
    • Tom McCasland, Director, Housing and Community Development Department
  3. Public Comments
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5 Corners New Bridge Opens

By Christina Autry The sound of trumpets and drums marched through the air, welcoming those gathered for this highly anticipated ribbon-cutting ceremony in the Five Corners District. Madison High School cheerleaders held doors open for guests entering the hospitable Brentwood Baptist Church, where the ribbon-cutting was held due to inclement weather. As the ceremony began, the Madison High band and dance team paraded into the ballroom, and led onlookers in the Star Spangled Banner. Pastor Joe Ratliff marked the occasion with prayer, thanking God for “the improvements, advancements, and unity of Houston.” The event...
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