Shop Local — and Give Local — For the Holidays in the Spring Branch District

By |2018-12-18T18:05:14+00:00December 18th, 2018|Business, Community, Residential|

by Dorothy Puch Lillig Only a few days left to shop for Christmas gifts, and only a few more days after that to make a tax-deductible donation to charity before the end of the year. Why not take care of both at once by supporting a nonprofit in the Spring Branch District? Here are a [...]

Gessner Road Drainage & Paving Project Completion

By |2018-12-12T11:07:34+00:00December 12th, 2018|Community, Projects, Residential|

Ribbon Cutting and Lighting Ceremony Wednesday, December 12, 2018 6:00 PM Gessner at Long Point Gessner Road was recently reconstructed from Long Point to Neuens. This project (N-000809-0001) provided for the design and construction of the six-lane, divided concrete roadway with storm drainage, curbs, driveways, street lighting, traffic control, and necessary underground utilities. The street [...]

TxDOT: Gessner Reconstruction Meeting, Jan 8

By |2018-12-10T12:57:43+00:00December 10th, 2018|Community, Residential|

Where Spring Woods High School 2045 Gessner Road Houston, TX 77080 (Map) When Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Purpose The purpose of the public meeting is to gather public input on the proposed roadway reconstruction of Gessner Road from I-10 to Long Point Road in the City of Houston, Harris County, [...]

Santa Meet and Greet at Ring Library

By |2018-12-08T14:33:02+00:00December 8th, 2018|Community, Residential|

Santa is making a magical stop at the Houston Public Library, and he's ready to pick-up every child's Christmas wish list. Santa is also bringing lots of holiday cheer, music and fun, too. Parents don't forget your cameras! Cherish the moment for years to come. This event is free and open to the public. Wednesday, [...]

Year End Message from the SBMD Board Chair

By |2018-12-11T13:56:49+00:00December 7th, 2018|Community, Residential|

Spring Branch District Evolving —’The Proof Is In the Housing Market’ by Dorothy Punch Lillig For the last 13 years, Spring Branch Management District Board Chair Pat Maddox has seen the District evolve from a “start up” to a valuable part of the immediate area and the entire region. “The proof is in the housing [...]

News from District A: Pay Parity Lawsuit and More!

By |2018-12-07T18:43:22+00:00December 7th, 2018|Community, Residential|

Lawsuit Regarding Parity Pay On Wednesday, November 28, 2018, City Council voted to appropriate funds for a lawsuit to determine the legality of the recently approved Charter Amendment (Proposition B) regarding pay parity for firefighters. I voted against this item. Although I do not believe that pay parity is the best route to give firefighters [...]

Disaster Recovery – Neighborhood Restoration Centers Reach Out to Harvey Victims

By |2018-11-29T15:20:56+00:00November 29th, 2018|Community, Residential|

Harvey Recovery Fairs help people get on path to recovery City of Houston Neighborhood Restoration Centers and community partners continue to reach out to people affected by Hurricane Harvey through an ongoing series of Harvey Recovery Fairs. The events are sponsored in partnership with community agencies and are designed to connect people to the services, [...]