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Announcing MWSBE and DBE Pre-Certification Workshops for the Surface Water Supply Project

By | March 7th, 2017|Community, Projects, Public Safety|

Please join the West Harris County Regional Water Authority for City of Houston MWSBE and DBE Pre-Certification Workshops for the Surface Water Supply Project You are invited to participate in workshops held by the West Harris County Regional Water Authority to encourage local MWSBE and DBE participation in the upcoming Surface Water Supply Project. Please [...]

H-GAC Transportation Survey – asking for your assistance

By | February 4th, 2017|Community, Projects|

We are asking for your assistance with a survey CDS is conducting for the Houston-Galveston Area Council (H-GAC). It’s a region-wide community survey of public transportation service needs and opinions, including topics such as ride sharing, local bus service, park and ride service, and other types of public transportation services. We’ve conducted a phone survey, [...]

IH 10 E/B Major Closures between Antoine and IH 45 for the week of Jan. 16 and the weekend of Jan. 20-23

By | January 16th, 2017|Community, Projects|

Please see below for information regarding the reopening of the remaining Houston Ave. Northbound Lane at IH 10. The reopening of this lane took place this morning. No closures remain in place for this project at this time. However, major closures of the IH 10 Eastbound Mainlanes remain as previously scheduled for the weekend on [...]

Spring Branch Welcomes First Work of Public Art

By | January 16th, 2017|Community, Projects, Uncategorized|

Around 9 p.m. one December evening in downtown Houston, a work crew lifted an enormous steel sculpture—16 feet high and 30 feet wide—into the bed of an 18-wheeler. The sculpture, an angular abstract work called “High Plains Drifter,” was then driven about 15 minutes down I-10 to its new home: Agnes Moffitt Park. “High Plains Drifter” has [...]

SBMD’s Graffiti Abatement Program Marks 10th Year

By | January 6th, 2017|Community, Projects, Public Safety, Uncategorized|

Before the Spring Branch Management District launched its graffiti abatement program in May 2007, the district was plagued by vandalism. “It was unbelievable. There was graffiti everywhere you could think of,” recalled local business owner Rino Cassinelli. Cassinelli, who serves on SBMD’s board of directors and chairs the public safety committee, helped found the graffiti [...]

Arbor Day, January 21

By | January 3rd, 2017|Community, Projects|

Mayor Sylvester Turner, the Houston Parks and Recreation Department and hundreds of volunteers will celebrate the City of Houston's 31st Annual Arbor Day on Saturday, January 21, 2017, at Herman Brown Park. The day commemorates the City's designation as a Tree City USA by the National Arbor Day Foundation. The Tree City USA designation is [...]