This Week: Mayor Turner Targeting November to Resume Recycling; Reconstruction of Greenbriar Blvd; the Brays Bayou Association community meeting on flooding; the 39th Annual Houston Italian Festival Continue Reading »
This Week: Mayor Turner Secures $50M for Harvey Recovery; First Round of Relief Fund Grants Approved; Satellite Permitting Centers Opened; Storm Debris Collection Continues; and National Night Out in District C. Continue Reading »
Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner wants to develop new strategies for how housing should be built in the post-Harvey era and he thinks new guidelines to protect houses from flooding are important.
Turner talked about this topic during Wednesday’s meeting of the City Council and said Houston must learn to build “smarter.” Continue Reading »
There were food trucks and pushcarts. There were families with baby strollers. There were line dancers, roller derby skaters and hundreds of bicyclists. Continue Reading »
Some residents throughout Houston have reported unusually high water bills in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. Continue Reading »
Gov. Greg Abbott finally showed up at Houston’s City Hall with a smile on his face, a $50 million check in his hand and some lofty words about working together for the greater good of all Texans. Continue Reading »
During the last two weeks many of you have contacted my office to express your opinions on Mayor Turner’s proposed one-year tax rate increase. The Mayor has stated the funds will be used to cover expenses incurred during the recovery from Hurricane Harvey. Continue Reading »