District K Friends,
Happy Spring! I love spring for so many reasons, including more daylight, amazing weather for opening the windows, flowers blooming, green grass and the sun lifting my mood. I hope you are enjoying these beautiful spring days too.
Last month I delivered our 2021 State of the District address. It’s important to me that all of our residents see the “BIG” picture of District K. During the address I introduced 2 programs. MPAC- Martha’s President Advisory Council and the Kudos Award which is our District K recognition program. You can learn more about these programs by watching the State of the District Address here. If you were unable to watch on March 31st, you will also hear from several community leaders and learn more about upcoming projects and plans for District K. The answers to the questions submitted during registration of the State of the District virtual event will be sent out soon.
In the meantime I hope you are noticing the improvements happening on the streets, sidewalks and esplanades and in your neighborhoods. I’m proud to say we have over 45 drainage, street repair, and beautification projects happening simultaneously throughout our community. I will continue to advocate for the improvements needed in District K. If you have specific concerns in your neighborhood, email me and let’s see how we can work together to solve the problem. If your neighborhood group is meeting virtually, let us know, I’d love to join your meeting. As always, do not hesitate to call us or reach out via email. Be kind and take care of each other!

Concrete Panel Replacement Coming to Greenbriar St.

As we continue to work to identify poor street conditions throughout the district, please note the next area scheduled for panel replacement is Greenbriar St. between S. Main and S. Braeswood. The construction will commence on April 12, 2021 and should be complete by June 12, 2021. We are looking forward to a safer, smoother riding surface along Greenbriar St. soon.

District K Business Owner to Chair Office of Business Opportunity Advisory Board

Congratulations Brandi Harleaux of South Post Oak Recycling! City Council unanimously supported Mayor Turner’s appointment of the Office of Business Opportunity Advisory Board on March 24, 2021. District K’s own, Ms. Brandi Harleaux, Chief Operations Officer for Post Oak Recycling Center, will serve as this year’s board chair. She has served on the OBO Advisory Board since 2018. Before becoming successor to her 25-year old metal recycling company, Harleaux worked as a strategic leader and consultative talent management and organization development executive within highly matrixed and complex Fortune 500 companies.
“As a business owner, I realize and see the need and value of the OBO department within the City of Houston,” Harleaux said. “I look forward to getting the ball rolling in collaboration with the rest of the Advisory Board as we focus on short, medium, and long term goals in supporting the Mayor’s Office of Business Opportunity.”
Read the entire press release here.

2021 Keep Houston Beautiful Day is Tomorrow

We are excited to gather outdoors and participate in this one day community impact event, thrilled that YOU will join us!
The following District K neighborhoods have Clean Up events scheduled:
Almeda Plaza Civic Club
Braeswood Super Neighborhood
Briargate Clean Up Volunteers
Hiram Clarke- Triangle Effect/ Goodfellaz Inc.
Quail Run
Riceville Mount Olive Baptist Church
Westbury Civic Club
Willowridge Wall of Honor
The District K staff members and HOT Team will be collecting bandit signs and visiting your events with a certificate of appreciation. We are looking forward to the spring cleaning happening throughout our community. Let’s continue to Keep District K Beautiful!

Houston Food Bank Distributions in Fort Bend Houston

Mark your calendars and share these dates with any residents that may need these resources. Making sure our community members have the basic necessities is important to our collective well-being. Sharing is caring!

Vaccines Available this Weekend in District K

Are you still in need of a vaccine? Here are two opportunities. Friday at the Power Center from 1pm to 5pm there will be 300 Johnson and Johnson vaccines and no appointment is needed.
Saturday at the Fountain Life Center from 10am to 6pm you can also receive the Johnson and Johnson vaccine. You must schedule an appointment for Saturday. To schedule an appointment for Saturday, click here.
Feel free to share with your family and friends who may still need to get their vaccine.
Stay safe and be kind! #TakeYourBestShot
Apply Here

New Mini Murals in District K

Have you seen the newest mini murals in the district yet? To see the “Aquarium” painted by Anat Ronen, take a ride down South Post Oak at Heatherbrook.
The “Jazz Greats” mural was painted by Samara Barks and is located at Buffalo Speedway and W Orem. Make sure you check out Nina Simone, Miles Davis, Count Basie and Billie Holliday.
Special thanks to TIRZ 9 for sponsoring these two civic art displays and UP Art Studio for making sure our communities have beautiful artwork to enhance our neighborhoods and provide color and character to our public spaces. Stay tuned for more civic art coming soon.

Hire Houston Youth 2021

(April 16th is the last day to apply)


Madison Feeder WrapAround Services to Host Resource Distribution in District K


Houston Parks Board Repairs Bike Fix-It Stations

Houston Parks Board have begun repairs of some Bike Fix It stations along Brays, Sims and White Oaks Bayou Greenways; these will be temporarily removed for repairs. The stations include tools necessary to perform basic bike repairs and maintenance. The locations of the stations are as follows:
Brays Bayou Greenway and intersection of:
  • Stella Link Road
  • S Gessner Road
Sims Bayou Greenway and intersection of:
  • Blue Ridge Road
  • Martin Luther King Boulevard
White Oak Bayou Greenway and intersection of:
  • Ella Boulevard
  • Alabonson Road
Halls Bayou Greenway and intersection of:
  • Forest Brook Middle School (where the Bayou Greenway connects into school property)
This work began March 31, 2021, and is expected to last two to three weeks. After the repairs are made, all of the stations will be reinstalled. Please plan your Bayou Greenway trips accordingly.
Visit Houston Parks Board for more information on Bayou Greenways.