Hobby Livable Centers Study

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HobbyFest 2017

We celebrated the 2017 HobbyFest on April 15.
Take a look at our video of the event.

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Broadway Beautification

Short video of the stakeholder meeting on September 9, 2014.

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2017 State of the District

Supplement Existing Public Services

The District was created to enhance the physical, social, and economic well-being of the community. Our service plan includes improvements for public safety, business development, transportation planning and visual improvement initiatives.

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Making headway in public safety

The District contracts with S.E.A.L. Security Solutions to provide proactive law enforcement within the borders of the District. S.E.A.L. officers work in the commercial areas and major thoroughfares to supplement the existing services provided by the Houston Police Department and other law enforcement efforts in the area. Mobile security cameras (4) are rotated throughout the…

Leadership Changes in Hobby

Since our last newsletter the District has undergone a few changes in personnel. In April we said goodbye to Director of Services Eoles Whitaker who left to become the Director of Intergovernmental Relations for State Representative Garnet Coleman. Jerry Lowry was appointed as the new Executive Director having previously been the Deputy Executive Director. Prior…

Hobby Area District Newsletter, Fall 2016

Download and read our latest newsletter. Content Hobby Area District 2016 Projects on Track & Succeding! Historic Glenbrook Valley Refreshes Brand Mini-Murals Soothe and Smooth the Jagged Edges of Urban Sprawl Broadway Underway Hello Beautiful – Scenic Houston began its first capital project Public Safety – Making Headway Meetings & Events Leadership Changes in Hobby

Public Hearing for Draft Action Plan on Disaster Recovery – 2015 Flood Events

The City of Houston Draft Action Plan for Disaster Recovery-2015 Flood Events (Draft Plan) serves as an application for $66,560,000 in federal funds to help with recovery costs associated with severe storms and flooding in May and November of 2015. Residents are invited to attend the public hearing and/or comment on the Draft Plan and…

TSA opens new PreCheck application centres at two airports in Texas, US

The US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has opened two new PreCheck application centres at George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) in Houston, Texas. TSA IAH federal security director Gerry Phelan said: “With the opening of permanent application centres at both Bush and Hobby airports, many more Houston-area travellers will be…

Inside District I Newsletter – August 2016

At the end of July, the Houston Independent School District Board of Education named Richard Carranza as the sole finalist for superintendent. The Board approved him on a unanimous 9-0 vote. I welcome Mr. Carranza to Houston and look forward to visiting with him about our community’s educational challenges and many opportunities as soon as…

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