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Harvey Recovery Update

Hurricane Harvey, and the 2016 floods, have devastated our community, particularly our housing stock. Harris County wants to know about your needs for housing recovery. This information will be used to establish housing programs needed by the community to recover from Hurricane Harvey. Please fill out the brief interest form at this link. Periodically you […]

PRESS RELEASE: Corps to survey silting along the West Fork of the San Jacinto River

HOUSTON (April 10, 2017) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District began surveying levels of sediment deposits last weekend within the West Fork of the San Jacinto River in response to a State of Texas and FEMA request. To determine the level of shoaling and silt accumulation within the West Fork of the […]

Harvey Recovery Update

I hope that you and your family had a great Easter holiday. My family truly enjoyed celebrating with our fellow parishioners at St. Martha’s Catholic Church. This month’s edition of the newsletter contains an updated April 2018 calendar, information about new I-69 road closures, Hurricane Harvey recovery resources and much more, so be sure to […]

PRESS RELEASE: SJRA Announces New Leadership Role in Regional Flood Management

SJRA Announces New Leadership Role in Regional Flood Management On Thursday, March 15th, Governor Greg Abbott challenged the San Jacinto River Authority (SJRA) to identify how it could be part of a regional, flood management solution and how a funding mechanism could be developed to support that effort. In response to the Governor’s charge, the […]

UPDATED: Lake Conroe to Reopen – PRESS RELEASE: Lake Conroe Temporarily Closed

  Lake Conroe to Open to Normal Lake Traffic and Activities at Noon Today Lake Conroe water levels are slowly receding, and the lake will soon reach a point where navigational conditions will become much safer. At noon today, SJRA will open the reservoir to normal boat traffic. Boaters are still urged to use extreme caution […]

Harvey Recovery Update

March 30, 2018 Thank you for subscribing to my e-newsletter. This week was my son Ryan’s birthday. We were so happy to celebrate him as he turned 16. Ahead of the rain storms that hit our area this week, the City of Houston began a pre-release of water from Lake Houston on Tuesday. The additional precipitation did […]

PRESS RELEASE: Clarification: Temporary Reduction to the Level of Lake Houston

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 28, 2018 Clarification: Temporary Reduction to the Level of Lake Houston Houston, TX –  To clarify a press release that went out yesterday regarding the reduction of Lake Houston, the level of the Lake is temporarily being reduced for seasonal rain events  until the river, lake, and interior channels can be dredged. Harris County has approved […]

PRESS RELEASE: Effective Immediately the Level of Lake Houston is Being Reduced

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 27, 2018 Effective Immediately the Level of Lake Houston is Being Reduced Houston, TX – Houston City Council Member Dave Martin would like to announce that after a meeting held yesterday with Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner, the daily pooling level of Lake Houston will be reduced from 42.5 feet to 40 […]

Harvey Recovery Update

I hope that you and your family are having a great week back at school after Spring Break. This week was my son Ryan’s birthday. We were so happy to celebrate him as he turned 16. On Monday, I was in Austin for a Commission on Public School Finance meeting. We listened to 12 hours […]

TxDoT Update: Highway 59/Interstate 69 Construction – Upcoming Major Lane Closures

MOTORISTS SHOULD EXPECT DELAYS AND ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO SEEK ALTERNATE ROUTES Please see below for details of MAJOR closures that will facilitate continued preparations for the emergency repairs for the IH 69 Southbound Mainlanes Bridge at the San Jacinto River, near Kingwood/Humble. TxDOT is continually partnering with our contractor as we work towards a goal of completing […]

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