Cohen Campaign Goes North!

Supporters joined Ellen at Don Jose's in the north end of District C for her latest campaign event.

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Cohen Campaign Bash

Thank you, Rabbi Lyon

Council honors Ellen's dear friend and spiritual leader, Rabbi David Lyon, for his 25 years of service.

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New Place to Play on Washington Ave!

Thru the City of Houston Neighborhood Matching Grant Program, Washington Ave installed a new swing set for Nellie Keyes Park!

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May. 28, 2015Council Member Ellen Cohen

Flood Resources

The extreme weather our city has experienced this week tragically took six lives. My thoughts and prayers are with their families and friends, some of whom I have spoken with personally. Unfortunately, Meyerland, Braeswood, and several other neighborhoods in District C have also been most heavily impacted by flooded homes and streets. Continue Reading »

May. 27, 2015City of Houston

City of Houston Services Open, Residents Urged to Exercise Caution

The City of Houston Emergency Operations Center (EOC) remains activated at Level III following historic flooding across the City.

At this point, the City is mostly responding to the recovery needs of residents and is working closely with various area agencies through the Houston Transtar partnership on traffic issues, to help Houstonians get back to work.

Houston residents can visit for information on traffic conditions citywide. Continue Reading »

May. 26, 2015KTRK-TV

What happens if you left car abandoned in flood waters?

If you have abandoned a car on the side of the road – and it is not blocking traffic – you have some time to arrange your own tow options. Law enforcement is NOT immediately towing abandoned vehicles that are neither blocking traffic nor a hazard to public safety. Continue Reading »

May. 20, 2015Houston Chronicle

Midtown ‘Superblock’ to break ground next week

The long-awaited Midtown Park, known as the Superblock, will break ground at a ceremony next week.

The Midtown Redevelopment Authority will hold a ceremony on Thursday at 10 a.m. on the project site at 2811 Travis between McGowen and Anita Streets. The project, by the authority and Camden Properties, will cover a 6-acre site with a public park, retail space, a multifamily component and a public parking garage.  Continue Reading »