The Thomas Telegraph: Vol. 1, Issue 22 – 12-04-2020
Vol. 1, Issue 22 – 12.04.20
DISTRICT F OFFICE
Thank you to everyone who attended our Annual Meeting last night as we recapped our busy year! It is an honor for us to serve District F, and we thank you for placing your trust in us. To view the meeting, click on the image above.
To view our 2020 Annual Report, click on the image above.
To view our 2020 Recap Video, click on the image above.
The City of Houston’s Rental Assistance Program is still accepting enrollment from landlords and renters. To receive up to $2,112 for past due rent for September, October and November, apply here.
If your landlord does not want to enroll in this program, visit this portal to enter your information.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a nationwide eviction moratorium, effective through December 31, 2020.
In order to be covered by this moratorium, you must sign and submit a declaration to your landlord. The moratorium and declaration are available here in English, Spanish, Vietnamese, Chinese, Arabic, Urdu, and French.
If the Rental Assistance Program does not cover the full amount that you owe to your landlord, please ask your landlord to enter into a payment plan. Templates are available here. For guidance on how to speak with your landlord about this topic, click here. For additional tenant resources, click here.
Texas Eviction Diversion Program (TEDP)
The recently announced TEDP is now live and may provide up to 6 months of rental assistance. For more details, including eligibility, click here. For the English and Spanish brochure, click on the image. For the brochure in many other languages, click here.
Did you know that residents of Harris County are eligible for at-home testing for COVID-19? It’s true! You can even schedule larger group testing for your church, neighborhood, or club. Just call 832-393-4301 or toll free 1-800-213-8471 to schedule a time, date, and location.
Mayor Turner’s Health Equity Response (H.E.R.) Task Force is partnering with Lemond Kitchen, a local catering company, on a $2.2 million relief program to assist local restaurants and provide meals to Houstonians impacted by COVID-19. Zip codes in District F that qualify: 77036, 77072 and 77099.
Mayor Sylvester Turner’s Health Equity Response (H.E.R.) Task Force has partnered with Comcast to provide internet access to approximately 5,000 qualifying families in need. This agreement will ensure qualifying applicants can continue to stay connected to the Internet for education, work, and personal health reasons for one calendar year. For information on how to apply, click here.
Sidewalk Improvement Project @ 8155 Richmond
Please be advised that Public Works is currently making repairs to sidewalks at this location. Work is expected to continue into next week. We will keep you updated.
Council District Service Fund (CDSF) Project Update
Please be advised that speed cushions will be installed along Meadowcroft Dr in the Briarmeadow subdivision. Construction is anticipated to begin on December 7h and be completed by December 21st.
Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) Project Updates
Briarmeadow Paving and Drainage – Progress Meeting #6
For updates on this CIP project in the Briarmeadow subdivision, please click on the image to view the progress meeting.
NOMINATIONS FOR NAMING PORTIONS OF FACILITIES IN ALIEF INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Alief ISD Board Policy CW (Local) specifies that the naming process of facilities includes the process for taking nominations for the naming of the facility if the Board of Trustees desires to name a structure. The athletic areas that have been nominated for naming are: Alief Taylor High School Fieldhouse – Adam Marin Fieldhouse; Chris Hardeman Fieldhouse If there is a nomination of a name for these athletic areas you wish to have considered, please send the name of the person you wish to nominate and list the reasons why the Board should consider that nomination. Send your nominations to firstname.lastname@example.org by January 4, 2021. The nominations will be considered by the Board of Trustees at a subsequent meeting after the deadline.
Our updated positivity rate is now at 8.4%. Please limit holiday gatherings, wash your hands, wear a mask, and get tested. #BetterTogether #ProtectTheH