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The Advocate: Coronavirus/COVID-19 Information for Public Water Systems

2020-03-18T19:20:57-05:00March 18th, 2020|Community News|

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) would like to provide you with important information regarding your public water system and preparing for and responding to the Coronavirus/COVID-19 outbreak. A centralized website has been organized at https://www.tceq.texas.gov/response/covid-19 to make resources and guidance more readily available to you. A drinking water related webpage has also been created to [...]

BOMD: Public Service Announcement

2020-03-18T16:46:40-05:00March 18th, 2020|Community News|

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: Ben Brewer, Executive Director (210) 889-5815 [...]

Harris County Clerk Closing Main Office and Annexes to the Public Residents Encouraged to Use Online Services

2020-03-18T13:56:41-05:00March 18th, 2020|Community News|

(Houston, Texas) – The Harris County Clerk will close its main office and annexes to the public on the advice of county leadership as a measure to help contain and mitigate the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). The closure will take effect Wednesday, March 18, 2020 and continue until further notice. “We are actively monitoring [...]

Houston Food Bank: Meal distribution sites are open to all families

2020-03-18T12:43:12-05:00March 18th, 2020|Community News|

Wednesday March 18 (Note new locations and times) Bonham Elementary School, 8302 Braes River Dr., 9 a.m. – noon Forest Brook Middle School, 7525 Tidwell Rd., 9 a.m. – noon Furr High School., 520 Mercury Dr., 9 a.m. – noon Jane Long Academy, 6501 Bellaire Blvd., 1 – 4 p.m. Kelso Elementary School, 5800 Southmund [...]

Harris County Tax Office Eliminating Services Inside Offices

2020-03-17T18:24:56-05:00March 17th, 2020|Community News|

Property Owners, Commercial Customers, Automobile Dealers/Title Services and Volunteer Deputy Voter Registrars Asked to Use Tax Office Drop boxes Harris County Tax Assessor-Collector & Voter Registrar Ann Harris Bennett announces that Tax Office operations will continue during the COVID-19 pandemic by using drop box payment methods for property owners, Volunteer Deputy Voter Registrars, commercial customers, [...]

District K – COVID-19 Update March 17, 2020

2020-03-17T16:59:06-05:00March 17th, 2020|Community News|

Mayor Turner announces changes to operating procedures for city of Houston bars, nightclubs and restaurants; Houston Health Department broadens COVID-19 social distancing guidance for all Houstonians Yesterday afternoon I joined Mayor Sylvester Turner and Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo and local health officials to announce new measures to help contain and mitigate COVID-19. Mayor Turner [...]

District K – COVID-19 Update March 16, 2020

2020-03-16T21:06:15-05:00March 16th, 2020|Community News|

District K Residents, Today, the City of Houston will be extending the cancellation of all city-sponsored, produced and permitted events through April 30, 2020. The complete clinical picture with regard to COVID-19 is not fully known and we are evaluating plans each day. We are encouraging residents to follow the CDC guidelines for large events [...]

Hidalgo orders bars to close, restricts restaurants to takeout for 15 days

2020-03-16T20:48:06-05:00March 16th, 2020|Community News|

By Zach Despart, Houston Chronicle Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo on Monday ordered all bars and clubs in Harris County to close for the next 15 days, a move intended to slow the spread of the new coronavirus. The order, which takes effect at 8 a.m. Tuesday, also limits restaurants to pickup, delivery and drive-through [...]

ALL Libraries are Closed

2020-03-16T20:07:10-05:00March 16th, 2020|Community News|

WHAT: Houston Public Library temporarily suspends service to implement COVID-19 procedures. The Houston Public Library values the health and safety of our staff and customers as a top priority. We are actively monitoring guidance from the Houston Health Department, as well as local, state and federal authorities to do our part to support the health [...]

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.