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Urgent Airbag Safety Recall

By | February 15th, 2017|Community, Public Safety|

The airbag in your vehicle may have a deadly defect. Instead or protecting you, these defective airbags explode like grenades, spraying metal shrapnel inside the passenger compartment. Eleven people have died, including two right here in Houston. More than 180 people have been severely injured. The good news is, the repair is absolutely free. A [...]

District sponsored 2017 West Houston Economic Development Summit

By | February 13th, 2017|Business|

The Spring Branch District was once again a sponsor of the 2017 West Houston Economic Development Summit. The summit, which took place on Friday, February 10 had over 400 guests. Spring Branch board members Victor Alvarez, David Schwab, Rino Cassinelli and Dan Silvestri, along with staff and guests were in attendance. The focus of the [...]

Capital Improvement Plan Community Meeting, Feb. 15

By | February 12th, 2017|Community|

Citizens are encouraged to attend meetings in their Council districts, learn about projects and plans, voice questions and community concerns The City of Houston invites residents to participate in the annual Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) process at public meetings. The meetings afford residents an opportunity to hear from city officials about CIP projects in their [...]

TECH CONNECT 2017

By | February 9th, 2017|Business|

Join us for TECH CONNECT 2017 A free networking evening featuring Houston's entrepreneurial and tech-related organizations. Come meet Houston's amazing start-up groups, discover how your entrepreneurial dreams can become realities, and share a toast with fellow entrepreneurs. February 16, 2017 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm 1911 Bagby Street Houston, Texas 77002 across from the Houston [...]

Income Tax Myths and Facts – Small Business Owners’ Responsibilities

By | February 6th, 2017|Business|

Friday, February 10, 2017, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm, HCC Spring Branch, Commons Many individuals and small business owners are unaware of their tax responsibilities. This workshop clarifies common misconceptions on these topics: Overview– Business Tax Structure. Calculating Taxes – different types; and who should pay them. Consequences of failing to file and pay taxes. Federal Business [...]

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, [...]

Police and Community Relations Forum, Feb. 11

By | February 4th, 2017|Community, Public Safety|

As you are aware, police and community relations has been at the forefront of our nation over the past couple years. All over the country we have seen unfortunate events of excessive force by officers and a lack of respect from civilians. In Harris County we have a newly elected Sheriff, District Attorney, and appointed [...]