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Houston Region Disaster Recovery Resources

The Hobby Area District is #HoustonStrong and understand as #HoustonRecovers we will have a long tough road ahead of us. Our role within the district is to make sure that you, our constituents have access to accurate and helpful information throughout this recovery phase. Our friends at the Greater Houston Partnership have worked hard to…

Hurricane Harvey HAMD Update

The Hobby Area District is committed to community and economic development and strengthening the security and social vitality of our area. In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, we want to ensure you that we are continuing to work hard for the businesses and residents of the Hobby area community. Below, we have gathered information that…

Inside District I Newsletter

In June, my office hosted a community meeting to hear from TxDOT officials on their plans to move I-45 from the west to the east side of downtown. Construction could begin as early as 2021. As you know, I represent the two communities that will be most affected – East End and downtown – by…

Inside District I Newsletter

In February, my office launched a six-month pilot initiative to pick up shopping carts abandoned on public property in District I. We partnered with the Solid Waste Department to conduct the collections Monday through Friday on a twice monthly basis. A similar pilot is also underway in Councilman Mike Laster’s District J in southwest Houston….

Community meeting on TxDOT’s I-45 project

Join Houston Councilman Robert Gallegos and TxDOT officials at a community meeting on Monday, June 26th (TONIGHT) regarding TxDOT’s proposed plans for re-routing and widening I-45. The proposed project would include: Reconstructing mainlanes and frontage roads Rerouting of I-45 in the downtown area to be coincident with I-10 on the north side of downtown and…

What’s Next for METRO… It’s Up to You!

METRO is embarking upon the development of a new regional transit plan – METRONext – and they need you to be a part of it! Their transit system must help people get to where they need to go today, as well as in the future. They welcome your ideas on how to better serve the…

Review Latest Hurricane Preparedness and Safety Resources

With hurricane season underway, we encourage you to review the 2017 Hurricane Preparedness and Safety page. Flood Safety Checklist Hurricane Safety Checklist Returning Home After a Hurricane or Flood If you have any questions and concerns please contact Mark Baker, Senior Corporate Major Gifts Officer, American Red Cross at Mark.Baker@redcross.org.