Category Archives: TIRZ 17

Moot Point, Indeed!

Frostwood’s Bruce Nichols was a guest writer for Gray Matters Houston Chronicle column on June 13, 2017.  Residents Against Flooding (RAF) …Read the Rest

2016 Annual Meeting

Residents Against Flooding, Annual Meeting June 29, 2016 (Wednesday), 7:00 PM Memorial Middle School 12550 Vindon Drive, Houston, 77024 Residents …Read the Rest

Recent Gray Matters Editorial by RAF Board Members

Recent Gray Matters Editorial by RAF Board Members

  Don’t blame Mother Nature for flooding. Blame City Council. The disasters are predictable. Why aren’t we preventing them? By …Read the Rest

Memorial Drive Reconstruction

Memorial Drive Reconstruction

Per the request of area residents, beginning May 5th, 2015, TIRZ 17  opened a 30 day public comment period ending …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

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

Notes from the TIRZ Area Flooding Solutions Workshop II:

Before leaving for another meeting, CM Pennington made two notable comments: He said that infrastructure was his number one priority …Read the Rest

11/6/12 City Council Public Comments

Tuesday, November 6, 2012, Public Comments: After a two week delay of the originally scheduled vote, the TIRZ 17 Budget …Read the Rest

10/23/12 City Council Public Comments

Tuesday, October 23, 2012, Public Comments: MCDDC Board Members and other concerned citizens addressed the Mayor and City Council regarding …Read the Rest

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