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SBMD’s Graffiti Abatement Program Marks 10th Year

By | 2017-01-06T10:37:45+00:00 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 [...]

Flooding and Storm Surge Symposium, Jan. 18

By | 2016-12-20T10:21:04+00:00 December 20th, 2016|Community, Public Safety|

Houston is no stranger to the human and economic costs of severe weather. Recent floods in 2015 and 2016 caused 16 deaths and over $1 billion in damage. Additionally, the entire coastal region is particularly vulnerable to the threat of storm surge from a powerful hurricane. In order to address these issues, Houston City Council [...]

Last HPD PIP Meeting of the Year

By | 2016-11-10T10:34:31+00:00 November 10th, 2016|Community, Public Safety, Uncategorized|

November 15, 2016- Our last meeting of the year! This will be a short informative meeting providing a brief outline on the topic of the latest Airbag Recalls. Sgt Tracy Hicks of the Houston Police Dept – Auto Theft Division will be discussing the efforts being conducted in this area. This recall concerns all vehicles! [...]

A PSA to Avoid Tragedy – Kids in Hot Cars

By | 2016-11-02T19:43:21+00:00 November 2nd, 2016|Community, Public Safety|

Constant driver distractions can result in tragedy. In this year alone, 39 children have perished in hot vehicles across the United States. Seven of those deaths occurred in Texas. In most of those cases, the young passenger was forgotten by the driver. Houston TranStar’s “Have A Strategy to Avoid Tragedy” PSA reveals a simple, yet [...]

HPD PIP Meetings for September & October

By | 2016-09-19T11:03:28+00:00 September 19th, 2016|Community, Public Safety, Uncategorized|

Mark your calendars! All are invited- please forward this email to your neighbors, friends, and family! September 20, 2016- ID THEFT- DO YOU KNOW HOW TO PROTECT YOURSELF AND YOUR INFORMATION FROM IDENTITY THEFT? Should you use checks for payment or a single credit card? What are the risks of current credit cards? Learn the [...]

Join BARC & Council Member Brenda Stardig Free Microchipping for First 100 District A Pets

By | 2016-10-17T11:44:29+00:00 September 15th, 2016|Community, Public Safety|

Join BARC & Council Member Brenda Stardig Free Microchipping for First 100 District A Pets Pet Adoptions also Available! Saturday, September 17, 2016 at the 8th Annual Arts & Crafts Charity Bazaar John Knox Presbyterian Church, 2525 N. Gessner, Houston, TX 77080 10 AM - 1 PM Limited services are provided on a first-come, first-served [...]