Category Archives: Government

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

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

10/30/12 TIRZ 17 Board Meeting

The 7-member TIRZ Board, with a new chair and three new board members*, met before a crowded HEB Community Center …Read the Rest

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