Author Archives: EdBrowne

A fee in lieu of detention? No thanks. There’s a better way.

Since May, the Super Neighborhood Alliance and the City of Houston were supposed to be discussing changes to Chapter 9 …Read the Rest

Chapter 9 Revision Review

Update (3/29/14) CM Larry Green has put Chapter 9 on his Agenda for the TTI Committee meeting on Tuesday April …Read the Rest

Chapter 42 was passed

Chapter 42 of the City of Houston, Code of Ordinances passed as proposed by the Mayor’s administration with minor amendments …Read the Rest

A final Chapter 42 editorial

On Wednesday April 24, 2013, the Houston City Council will vote on Chapter 42.  Citizens will have one last opportunity …Read the Rest

Chapter 42 and Growth

This is part of a continuation of a series of articles about Chapter 42 and its effects on the city …Read the Rest

SNA meeting April 8, 2013

SNA meeting April 8, 2013

Bad experiences with Chapter 42 redevelopment inside Loop 610, convinced the Super Neighborhood Alliance (SNA) to mount a sustained effort …Read the Rest

Examiner article about Jim Blackburn’s presentation

Memorial Examiner article about Jim Blackburn’s presentation. “A combination of actions by governmental entities and developers have exacerbated flooding problems …Read the Rest

Jim Blackburn’s PowerPoint March 20th

This is the link to Jim Blackburn’s PowerPoint presentation from the MCDDC Annual Meeting on March 20th.  Several new slides …Read the Rest

What can I do?

During our meeting people began to realize that the increased density called for in Chapter 42 would worsen flooding.  They …Read the Rest

Collusion or Incompetence–Flooding in West Houston

Collusion or Incompetence–Flooding in West Houston On March 20th, at the Fourth Annual Meeting of the Memorial City District Drainage …Read the Rest

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