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District K: CoH Economic Development Committee Meeting

2020-06-16T17:40:11-05:00June 16th, 2020|Community News|

Economic Development Committee Meeting Info The Economic Development Committee reviews matters related to Economic Development, Domestic and International Trade, Business and Job Creation, and Aviation.   The scheduled Council Economic Development Committee meeting will commence Wednesday, June 17, 2020, at 2:00 p.m. Please see agenda, available on the Economic Development website. The presentation will be provided, via email [...]

The Houston Fire Department Protects George Floyd Service Attendees from Record Heat

2020-06-08T16:52:35-05:00June 8th, 2020|Community News|

Over the past few days the Houston Fire Department’s Special Events Team, under the office of the HFD Homeland Security and Planning Division, have been involved in planning meetings in anticipation of today’s high heat index and large crowds for the Funeral Remembrance of George Floyd. The Houston Fire Department has staffed medical professionals within [...]

Visitation and funeral for George Floyd in our community Monday and Tuesday

2020-06-05T16:48:03-05:00June 5th, 2020|Community News|

On Monday and Tuesday, June 8 and 9, a funeral and related activities for George Floyd are expected to bring many visitors from around the city and the nation to Fountain of Praise Church, 13950 Hillcroft Ave. in Houston. Please be aware that traffic in the area may be unusually heavy. Also, please join the [...]

The County Connection: Three Things You Can Do Now to Prepare for Hurricane Season

2020-06-02T11:47:37-05:00June 2nd, 2020|Community News|

The County Connection Lina Hidalgo | Harris County Judge I wish we could say that, because of the COVID crisis, we all get a break from worrying about the potential of a catastrophic storm making landfall this year. Unfortunately, the truth is that hurricane season doesn’t give us the courtesy [...]

District K – Meet the Chief of Staff Virtual Conversation, May 29 at 1:00pm

2020-05-28T18:13:06-05:00May 28th, 2020|Community News|

Meet the Chief of Staff District K, I am so excited to introduce our new Chief of Staff to each of you. Please mark your calendars to join us for a "Conversation with the Chief of Staff" on tomorrow, May 29th at 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm. Perdita "DiDi" Chavis joined our office on May [...]

Opinion: Management districts fill the gaps between city’s pandemic losses

2020-05-27T09:01:26-05:00May 27th, 2020|Community News|

By Homer L. Clark, Wea Lee, Kenneth Li, Patricia Maddox, Gerald Overturff and Ralph Rieger, Houston Chronicle The Houston area’s little known and sometimes misunderstand management districts have been working to enhance public safety, business opportunities and other forms of quality of life issues for years. Now that the pandemic is forcing deep budget cuts [...]