Vol. 2, Issue 19 – 05.13.21
Please view the FY22 Budget Workshop schedule. All workshops will be held virtually via Microsoft Teams. The committee meeting will be streamed on HTV or can be watched online through the below links. Members of the public that would like to sign up to speak can do so by filling out the online forms.Monday, May 17
Public Link to Live Presentations
Public Comment Sign Up (sign up closes on Friday, May 14 at 5:00pm)

Tuesday, May 18
Public Link to Live Presentations
Public Comment Sign Up (sign up closes on Monday, May 17 at 5:00pm)

Wednesday, May 19
Public Link to Live Presentations
Public Comment Sign Up (sign up closes on Tuesday, May 18 at 5:00pm)

Thursday, May 20
Public Link to Live Presentations
Public Comment Sign Up (sign up closes on Wednesday, May 19 at 5:00pm)

Houston’s budget process is set to begin. Here’s how to get involved.
The Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines are authorized for people age 18 and older. The Pfizer vaccine is authorized for people 12 and older.

The Houston Health Department is offering the vaccines at over 20 locations throughout the city. Walk-ins are welcome and appointments are available. For information on the locations, click here.

Free COVID-19 testing is still available at Alief ISD Crump Stadium.

Council Pop-Off Comments
At Wednesday’s Council Meeting, Council Member Thomas dedicated her pop-off comments to the Alief Taylor track team, Karya Kares Clinic, homeless encampment tour in District F, and budget week.
At Tuesday’s Public Session, Council Member Thomas presented the Tzu Chi Foundation Southern Region with a proclamation from the City of Houston in recognition of their 30 years of tireless community service and contributions.
The District F office sends warm wishes to our Muslim residents in recognition of Eid al-Fitr, which lasts through this evening and marks the end of Ramadan.


Due to the high volume of heavy trash, tree waste pickup is still running behind schedule City-wide, including in the District F area (1st Monday-Friday).  Solid Waste heavy trash crews are currently working on 4th Monday junk waste routes.

Junk waste and tree waste are also accepted at the Solid Waste Department’s Neighborhood Depository and Recycling Centers, including the Southwest Neighborhood Depository/Recycling Center located at 10785 Southwest Freeway, 77074. All Neighborhood Depository hours of operations are being extended to 9am–8pm Wednesday-Sunday.

Please stay tuned for more updates.

Last week, the Houston Public Library (HPL) announced that eleven neighborhood and regional libraries will open for EXPRESS BROWSING with limited (50%) capacity beginning May 10th, 2021.

  • Customers will be able to go in and use the library for up to one hour at a time to browse the collection, check out materials, and use library computers.
  • No appointments will be needed to come into the library for this service; customers will be allowed in on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • For hours of service and more information visit www.houstonlibrary.org/frequently-asked-questions or call 832-393-1313.

Libraries Reopening for EXPRESS BROWSING in and around District F include:

For the safety of customers and staff, COVID-19 health procedures will be implemented. HPL will continue offering Virtual Programing, HPL To Go Curbside Service, and Interview Room Access, as well its online services for kids, teens, and adults. For further information, visit the Houston Public Library at www.houstonlibrary.org, on Twitter @houstonlibrary, on Facebook – houstonlibrary, or call 832-393-1313.

The Robinson-Westchase Library is currently providing curbside service. It is included in HPL’s plans for opening additional libraries for the EXPRESS BROWSING model. Stay tuned for more updates.
Currently Open (in compliance with CDC & NRPA guidelines for slowing the spread of COVID-19):

  • All parks and trails
  • Benches and picnic tables
  • Playgrounds
  • Outdoor exercise stations
  • Dog parks
  • 20 community centers for After-School Programs
  • Golf courses
  • Tennis courts
  • And many other facilities

For more information on the Parks and Recreation Department’s reopening plan, click on the image above or click here.

Chelford City Diversion Package #1 (along Westpark Dr)
Please be advised that:

  • the intersection of Westpark Dr and W Houson Center Blvd has reopened
  • construction has begun at the intersection of Westpark Dr and  S Dairy Ashford Rd and driving lanes have been closed down to 1 lane in each direction
W Bellfort Paving and Drainage
Progress Meeting – 5.10.21
Sidewalk Repair at
10855 Meadowglen Ln, 77042
Please be advised that, funded by our office’s Council District Service Fund, a damaged section of a sidewalk at 10855 Meadowglen Ln will be replaced.

  • Scheduled start date: 5/26/21
  • Anticipated completion date: 5/28/21
Please be advised that speed cushions, funded by our office’s Council District Service Fund, will be installed in the Bellaire Villa and Oak Harbor subdivisions.

  • Scheduled start date: 5/26/21
  • Anticipated completion date: 6/9/21
Great News! The corner of Alief Clodine Rd. and W. Houston Center has been cut and mowed. Lawerence Bell with Pct. 3 was able to get the Toll Road Authority to perform the work. The District F office and Pct. 3 are working together to identify the property owner to ensure ongoing maintenance.
Dynamic Messaging Sign (DMS) installations are still in progress throughout the city.  Once installations are complete, the DMS will be integrated into a system at Transtar and will begin displaying weather and traffic messages to motorists.

  • Scheduled for 5/13/21
    • Located on Richmond Ave between Dary Ashford and W Houston Center Blvd going eastbound.
    • This DMS foundation installation includes a possible lane closure.
  • Scheduled for 5/14/21
    • Located on Beechnut St west of Dairy Ashford going eastbound.
    • This DMS foundation installation includes a possible lane closure.
  • Scheduled for 5/17/21
    • Located on Richmond Ave between S. Gessner Rd and Fondren Rd going eastbound
    • The DMS foundation and electrical installation will be done during the daytime between 9am-4pm to minimize traffic impact.
  • Scheduled for 5/20/21
    • Located on Beechnut St west of Dairy Ashford going eastbound
    • The DMS foundation and electrical installation will be done during the daytime between 9am-4pm to minimize traffic impact.
  • Scheduled for 5/21/21
    • Located on Richmond Ave between Dairy Ashford and Houston Center going eastbound
    • The DMS foundation and electrical installation will be done during the daytime between 9am-4pm to minimize traffic impact.


Super Neighborhood 17 – Eldridge/West Oaks

Super Neighborhood 25 – Alief

The International Management District holds its open Board meetings on the fourth Thursdays of the month at 12:00pm.  For more information on their meetings, including the agendas, click here.
The Southwest Management District holds its open Board meetings on the 4th Monday of each month at 12:00pm. For more information, click here.
The Westchase Management District holds called board meetings at 12pm. Locations are determined and announced when the agenda is posted. Committee meetings are generally held at the Westchase District offices at a time determined by the committee. All agendas are posted in advance of the meeting.For more information, including the agendas, click here.
Midwest Divisional PIP Meeting
Wednesday, May 19th, 2021 at 7:00pm *IN PERSON*
*Mask and Social Distancing Encouraged*

HPD will continue to livestream via Microsoft Teams.

Rules for Microsoft Teams:
– All participants must keep their device(s) mute at all times as a courtesy for the speaker.
– If you do not wish to reveal yourself, your name/email must be shown on your screen.
– Do not have a blank screen.
– If you have a question during the meeting, please utilize the chatroom and type your question(s) in the comment section and we will answer your question(s) accordingly.

(Join on your computer or mobile app): Click here to join the meeting
Or call in (audio only): +1 469-480-7460
Phone Conference ID: 940 673 716#


If you would like to assist with Yahweh Outreach Ministries International’s ongoing food distributions, please contact Vanessa Carrington at (832) 710-7636.

Super Neighborhood 17
Trash Cleanup Event
Saturday, May 22nd at 9:00am 
  • Location: Meet at Conns’ parking lot on the west end of the parking lot, near Jack in the Box and Taco Bell.  Address is 14500 Westheimer Rd, just east of Highway 6.
  • Supplies will be provided.  You can bring your children, assuming that they are mature enough to be responsible and out of harm’s way. There is a lot of traffic in this area, and bright safety vests are available to wear. We need to stay safe