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BOMD Public Safety Committee Initiatives Successfully Bring Together the Community

2020-04-02T11:44:31-05:00March 16th, 2020|Articles, Public Safety|

Last year the BOMD Public Safety Committee successfully pushed forward multiple initiatives that have resulted in an improved Brays Oaks community. Building upon well-known existing events, like National Night Out, and the Houston Police Department’s community engagement programs, our area has seen confidence and trust grow between residents, businesses, and those working to keep us [...]

5 Things You Can Do To Help Us Save Lives

2020-03-13T21:53:38-05:00March 13th, 2020|Articles, Public Safety|

Dear friend, Yesterday, we joined together with City of Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner, Fort Bend County Judge KP George, and public health officials from across the region to provide important regional community guidelines to help contain the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). The guidelines are below. Our goal is to make sure that we stay ahead [...]

Mayor Turner suspends water service disconnections to help protect community from COVID-19

2020-03-12T23:29:58-05:00March 12th, 2020|Articles, Public Safety|

Today, Mayor Sylvester Turner issued an Executive Order to suspend water service disconnections throughout the City of Houston beginning today through April 30, 2020.   The City of Houston takes the health and safety of our community very seriously. As we continue our efforts to stop the spread of the COVID-19, it is important that [...]

SBA Guidance for Coronavirus (COVID-19)

2020-03-12T20:53:21-05:00March 12th, 2020|Articles, Business Development|

SBA To Provide Small Businesses Impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19) Up to $2 Million in Disaster Assistance Loans WASHINGTON – SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza issued the following statement today in response to the President’s address to the nation: “The President took bold, decisive action to make our 30 million small businesses more resilient to Coronavirus-related economic disruptions. Small businesses are [...]

District K – COVID-19 Update

2020-03-12T20:15:21-05:00March 12th, 2020|Articles, Public Safety|

Mayor Sylvester Turner and Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo declare public health emergency due to COVID-19 Local Health authorities say the action will help save lives and contain spread of the disease HOUSTON - Mayor Sylvester Turner signed a proclamation declaring a Local State of Disaster Due to a Public Health Emergency to help contain [...]

Rodeo Cancelled to Help Contain Virus Spread

2020-03-11T20:15:33-05:00March 11th, 2020|Articles, Public Safety|

Houston COVID-19 Press Conference Mayor Turner will sign an emergency health declaration today. It will last for 7 days and be assessed then. Rodeo will be cancelled Tour Houston will be re-scheduled or cancelled. All City events for month of March are re-scheduled or cancelled. Dr. David Persse "We are doing this in order to [...]

COVID-19 resources from Houston Health Department

2020-03-09T22:34:30-05:00March 9th, 2020|Articles, Public Safety|

Our primary webpage with COVID-19 updates, key messages, protective actions, rumor control, communications resources, emergency preparedness tips, and more is at HoustonEmergency.org (short url: bit.ly/2020Coronavirus). The page is also accessible through the homepages of HoustonHealth.org and HoustonTX.gov. Here are our key messages: The Houston Health Department, in conjunction with Harris County Public Health and local, [...]

Howard Sacks helps move Levitt Pavilion at Willow Waterhole towards completion.

2020-03-05T08:16:11-06:00March 5th, 2020|Articles, Business Development, Mobility & Transportation|

By JD Herman Brays Oaks Management District is home to Willow Waterhole, located in the family-friendly neighborhood of Westbury. One of the major stars of Harris County Flood Control District’s $450 million Project Brays, the Willow Waterhole is more than just a flood control zone, it also provides the public with much needed usable green [...]

 Random Acts of Kindness: Friends of Marian Park

2020-03-03T14:10:22-06:00March 3rd, 2020|Articles, Business Development, Mobility & Transportation|

By JD Herman Community activist Bruce Krewinghaus credits his father for instilling the importance of giving back. Growing up his father,  Arthur W. Krewringhaus, a postal clerk and police chief in St. Louis, would buy property along creekbeds in their neighborhood–where homes were not permitted to be built. Eventually cobbling together enough land to establish [...]

BOMD: Public Service Announcement

In partnership with the Federal, State, County and City Officials to protect the public health and help stop the spread of COVID-19, the Brays Oaks District offices are closed and all meetings and events are cancelled through March 31. Staff is working remotely and may be contacted as follows: Our public safety and security patrols, graffiti, litter, and bandit sign abatement, and landscape maintenance are operating as normal and all personnel are asked to take the recommended precautions related to COVID-19. We offer the following sites to monitor for news and updates. We will continue to monitor the situation and will reach out to update the community as new information and resources become available.