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District A: Tropical Storm Beta Updates and Preparedness Information

2020-09-21T08:56:48-05:00September 21st, 2020|Community|

September 21, 2020 Tropical Storm Beta Updates & Preparedness Information As Tropical Storm Beta makes its way through the coastal region, please prepare for intermittently heavy rain over the next few days. Although the storm weakened overnight, there is still a possibility of heavy rain, so please make sure you are prepared just in case. Hurricane [...]

2020-09-17T18:40:47-05:00September 17th, 2020|Community|

September 17, 2020 Street Reconstruction Initiative Recently Mayor Turner announced the City's new Street Rehabilitation Initiative, a program designed to improve streets, curbs, and gutters citywide. Houston Public Works will rehabilitate nearly 300 lane-miles of roadway across the City this year, which is double what crews accomplished last year and almost four times the amount three [...]

MAM’s upcoming Overcoming Obstacles Virtual Event

2020-09-17T15:28:26-05:00September 17th, 2020|Community|

Memorial Assistance Ministries invites you to the 2020 Overcoming Obstacles Virtual Event on Thursday, September 24 at noon! This year MAM is honoring our long-time community partner, Amegy Bank! Plus NYT best-selling author Bob Goff will share some uplifting words, and it's all hosted by Deborah Duncan from Great Day Houston and Joe Francisco, DJ [...]

Mayor Turner Announces Citywide Anti-Litter Campaign, Encourages Houstonians to Properly Dispose of COVID-19 Face Masks, Gloves and Sanitizer Wipes

2020-09-17T08:11:00-05:00September 17th, 2020|Community, Projects|

News conference video includes a COVID-19 pandemic update and the anti-litter campaign announcement on Wednesday, Sept. 16. Mayor Sylvester Turner joined several city council members and community and neighborhood groups to announce an anti-litter campaign to encourage Houstonians to properly dispose of face masks, gloves, sanitizer wipes, and other trash. "Don't Let Houston Go to [...]

Houston Health Department, partners announce free COVID-19 testing schedule for week of September 14

2020-09-14T10:27:44-05:00September 14th, 2020|Community, Public Safety|

The Houston Health Department and its agency partners are announcing the schedule for sites offering free COVID-19 tests the week of Sept. 14, 2020. The week will offer more than 20 free testing sites across Houston, including four mega sites. Houston Health Department The Houston Health Department, in partnership with the U. S. Department of Health and [...]

The County Connection: Time is Running Out

2020-09-04T09:54:30-05:00September 4th, 2020|Community|

The County Connection Lina Hidalgo | Harris County Judge We got lucky, but we also did everything right as a community. As Tropical Storm Laura travelled through the gulf, our team was data-driven, relying on projected storm surge data from the National Weather Service's Sea, Lake and Overland Surges from [...]

District A: September Newsletter

2020-09-02T17:23:38-05:00September 2nd, 2020|Community|

Neighborhood Matching Grant Program Accepting Applications Through November 6 The Neighborhood Matching Grant Program helps neighborhoods fund various beautification and improvement projects by providing a dollar-for-dollar matching grant reimbursement ranging from $500 to $5,000. This program is administered in partnership through the City of Houston's Department of Neighborhoods and the council member offices. It is designed to build [...]

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