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Mayor Turner Kicks Off Neighborhood Complete Communities Meetings

Mayor Turner Kicks Off Neighborhood Complete Communities Meetings

Mark your calendars! Join Mayor Sylvester Turner, the Planning & Development Department (P&D), and other community representatives to kick off Complete Communities meetings in Acres Home, Third Ward, Second Ward, Gulfton, and Near Northside beginning August 29th.

Mayor Turner envisions a city where every citizen has the opportunity to thrive where they live. To facilitate this vision, the Complete Communities initiative was launched on April 17, 2017, and aims to improve neighborhoods so that all of Houston’s residents and business owners can have access to quality services and amenities. Acres Home, Gulfton, Second Ward, Near Northside and Third Ward are the first round of neighborhoods selected under this initiative.

Attend your neighborhood meeting to share the vision of what you want to see in your community! YOUR input and plans will help define what makes your neighborhood a Complete Community. Visit the Complete Communities website for more information on the initiative and meeting updates. You can also go to the P&D Facebook Events page to share the meeting event for your neighborhood with others, and while you’re at it, add #completecommunities and don’t forget to tag your neighborhood #AcresHome, #3rdWard #2ndWard, #Gulfton, or #Northside!

Second Ward
Wednesday, Sep. 6, 6:30PM-8:30PM
Ripley House
4410 Navigation Blvd.
Houston, TX 77011
Facebook Event

View the Second Ward NST First Meeting Agenda

ROAD MAP to our Complete Community

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Houston’s East End to Become the Region’s Hub for Entrepreneurs

Houston’s East End to Become the Region’s Hub for Entrepreneurs

Neighboring downtown Houston is the East End, a community with deep historic roots and entrepreneurship. It was in the East End that the Allen Brothers envisioned and built Harrisburg, Houston’s founding cornerstone for what has become today, the fourth largest city in the country. Almost 200 years later, this largely Hispanic community is charting a new vision: To become Houston’s primary makers hub.

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Buffalo Bayou Partnership Announces Launch of Buffalo Bayou East Sector Master Plan

Buffalo Bayou Partnership Announces Launch of Buffalo Bayou East Sector Master Plan

Houston’s Buffalo Bayou Partnership (BBP) is launching a major planning effort along Buffalo Bayou’s East Sector that will continue the non-profit organization’s legacy of transformative parks, trails and open space. In revitalizing the waterway east of downtown (from US 59 to the Port of Houston Turning Basin), BBP seeks to establish a pioneering precedent where green space can be a catalyst for inclusive growth and community development.

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East End District Acquires New Weapon in Fighting Graffiti and Blight

East End District Acquires New Weapon in Fighting Graffiti and Blight

The Greater East End Management District’s (GEEMD) Graffiti Abatement Program has a new state- of-the-art machine for removal of graffiti and tagging on commercial properties. The new equipment saves time and operating costs leading to greater efficiency and more sites treated. According to Martin Chavez, Director of Constituent Services and Public Safety at GEEMD, “The new technology allows us to remove graffiti in a fraction of the time compared to the old way. To illustrate, at one location that would have taken 14 man hours, we removed the vandalism in one hour.”

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Artists Wanted for New Murals Coming to Houston Neighborhoods

Artists Wanted for New Murals Coming to Houston Neighborhoods

The City of Houston is gearing up to add another thirty-eight artworks to street-side traffic signal control cabinets throughout Houston and is encouraging artists to submit qualifications for the opportunity to create a mural. Known as “Mini Murals”, Houston now has over 170 new original artworks in neighborhoods throughout the city that have been funded by Mayor Sylvester Turner and City Council, as well as private sponsors.

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East End District Partners with YES Prep for Magnolia Park Clean Up

East End District Partners with YES Prep for Magnolia Park Clean Up

The East End District recently partnered with the students and teachers of YES Prep East End to canvass the Magnolia Park community with door hangers. The door hangers educated residents of garbage, recycling, and tree/junk waste guidelines and specified their heavy trash pick-up day. The students and teachers were also joined by Council Member Robert Gallegos and his staff, representatives from the Department of Neighborhoods, Harris County Precinct 6, Houston Police Department, BARC, City of Houston Solid Waste. The event was additionally sponsored by Space City Credit Union and Frost Bank.

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