Houston City Council

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Name: Houston City Council
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Where to Live Now | October 2014

Developed from 1953 to 1962, this futuristic suburb hailed as the “model home for all America” and even the “Little River Oaks” by Better Homes and Gardens has had a tumultuous history.NASA families called the area home in its heyday as did Paul Boesch, ... [Published 002 Houston Magazine - 14 hours ago]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

Report from the Netherlands: Jim Guidry reports that the delegation from Texas has arrived in the Netherlands.

Surge Protection Visit to the Netherlands by Jim Guidry Sunday, September 28, 2014 The delegation from Texas has arrived in the Netherlands. These photos show members of the group visiting at the Crowne Royal Amsterdam City Centre Hotel in Amsterdam before ... [Published Guidry News - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Houston City Council Delays Vote On Expanding Smoking Ban

By: Florian Martin , September 25th, 2014 11:30 AMThere was plenty of discussion over the proposed amendment to the city’s smoking ban , but in the end, City Council didn’t vote on it.Council member Larry Green “tagged” the item, which means it will come ... [Published Houston Public Media - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Memorial TIRZ 17 putting drainage annex south of I-10 on hold

Amid a cafeteria full of disgruntled residents at Frostwood Elementary, representatives from Memorial City TIRZ 17 told the community a plan for drainage involving the annexation of Memorial Drive and Gessner Road would be put on hold.TIRZ 17 Executive ... [Published Memorial Examiner - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Houston City Council signs off on roll-to-the-curb recycling bins

It's official. The City of Houston's 2006 plan to give everyone a 96-gallon roll-to-the-curb recycling cart is finally complete.On Tuesday (Sept. 17), the Houston City Council voted unanimously to approve $5,011,250 to purchase 95,000 recycling bins. ... [Published KTRK TV - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Houston City Council signs off on roll-to-the-curb recycling bins

It’s official. The City of Houston’s 2006 plan to give everyone a 96-gallon roll-to-the-curb recycling cart is finally complete.On Tuesday (Sept. 17), the Houston City Council voted unanimously to approve $5,011,250 to purchase 95,000 recycling bins. ... [Published Bay Area Citizen - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

New measure allows every home to have a curbside recycling bin in 2015

HOUSTON -Houston City Council approved a measure that allows every home in the city to have curbside recycling bins starting in January.The city will spend $5 million to buy 95,000 recycle bins.The mayor's office is also considering a proposal called ... [Published Click2Houston.com - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Interview with Melissa Noriega

Melissa Noriega We round out the county races this year with the Harris County Department of Education, a seven-member board that handles federal grants and provides various programs for the many independent school districts in Harris County. It’s ... [Published Off the Kuff - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Houston City Council approves water conservation plan>

HOUSTON (KTRK) --In a city where flooding is always a worry, water conservation is often more of a concept than everyday reality."I definitely think about it daily, and try to conserve what we can, like try to use rain water and not the sprinkler when ... [Published KTRK TV - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

City to approve multimillions for Authority budget

Monday, September 08, 2014Cynthia CalvertThe City of Houston is considering approving a budget of more than $12 million for the Lake Houston Redevelopment Authority. Houston City Council had the item on its agenda Sept. 3 but it was delayed, or tagged, ... [Published Tribune Newspapers - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 06 2014 - Updated Sep 06 2014 - 1 reports

Crosby High School graduate receives leadership award

University of Houston Hobby Center for Public Policy has awarded Alexander W. Obregon the first Leadership Award during the 2014 Fall Luncheon at University of Houston’s Moores Opera House on Thursday, Sept. 4.The award is given to honor a previous Hobby ... [Published Lake Houston Observer - Sep 06 2014]
First reported May 29 2014 - Updated May 29 2014 - 3 reports

Houston City Council Passes Equal Rights Ordinance Protecting all Houstonians from Discrimination

Wednesday the Houston City Council passed the Equal Rights ordinance by a vote of 11-6.The ordinance, which was introduced by Mayor Annise Parker last month and amended by Councilmember Davis to extend critical protections to transgender people that ensure ... [Published Waller County News Citizen - May 29 2014]

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As Turco puts it, "Drought is still impacting this area, it may not be impacting enough where everyone sees it happening, but it is still happening."
"These apps, while they seem very, very smooth, they have a lot of technical know-how going on underneath the surface. I think these are teams that have a lot of really good designers, a lot of really good coders. Uber is a multi-billion dollar company. … These are companies with deep pockets and a lot of important connections."
"With AABC, we pool money together and hire fulltime security guards to patrol Chinatown" said Li

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Where to Live Now | October 2014 [Published 002 Houston Magazine - 14 hours ago]
Houston Forensic Science Center awarded $1.26 m... [Published Deer Park Broadcaster - 16 hours ago]
Report from the Netherlands: Jim Guidry reports... [Published Guidry News - Sep 28 2014]
Memorial Park Makeover [Published Waller County News Citizen - Sep 26 2014]
Houston City Council Delays Vote On Expanding S... [Published Houston Public Media - Sep 25 2014]
Business briefs September 24, 2014 [Published Tribune Newspapers - Sep 25 2014]
Memorial TIRZ 17 putting drainage annex south o... [Published Memorial Examiner - Sep 24 2014]
Houston City Council signs off on roll-to-the-c... [Published KTRK TV - Sep 23 2014]
Houston City Council signs off on roll-to-the-c... [Published Bay Area Citizen - Sep 23 2014]
New measure allows every home to have a curbsid... [Published Click2Houston.com - Sep 17 2014]
Interview with Melissa Noriega [Published Off the Kuff - Sep 17 2014]
BUSINESS EXPOThe Community Chamber of Commerce ... [Published Tribune Newspapers - Sep 15 2014]
Mayor Parker, HPL and H-E-B announce Library Ca... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 11 2014]
Houston City Council approves water conservatio... [Published KTRK TV - Sep 10 2014]
Uber, Lyft and the Wild West of Texas Ridesharing [Published KUTRadio - Sep 10 2014]
City to approve multimillions for Authority budget [Published Tribune Newspapers - Sep 09 2014]
Crosby High School graduate receives leadership... [Published Lake Houston Observer - Sep 06 2014]
Arlington councilman wants city to ditch red-li... [Published Star-Telegram - Sep 04 2014]
Houston City Council Member Ellen Cohen appears... [Published Prlog - Aug 29 2014]
Fight over 'special privileges' for transgender... [Published WorldNetDaily - Aug 28 2014]
Women To Play Key Role In Upcoming Election [Published Houston Public Media - Aug 22 2014]
Kenneth Li: Bringing many voices together [Published CHINAdaily - Aug 22 2014]
Downtown food trucks move one step closer to re... [Published Business First of Buffalo - Aug 22 2014]
Memorial City TIRZ to annex more streets for dr... [Published Memorial Examiner - Aug 21 2014]
Council Member Dave Martin Appointed to Houston... [Published Tribune Newspapers - Aug 21 2014]
And we (finally) circle back to food trucks [Published Off the Kuff - Aug 21 2014]
Houston Mayor Annise Parker and City Council: R... [Published Burnt Orange Report - Aug 13 2014]
Dallas City Council Likely to Approve Uber and ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 10 2014]
Uber And Lyft Now Open For Business In Houston [Published The Consumerist - Aug 07 2014]
Houston City Council Approves Uber and Lyft, Bu... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 07 2014]
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Interview with Melissa Noriega [Published Off the Kuff - Sep 17 2014]
Melissa Noriega We round out the county races this year with the Harris County Department of Education, a seven-member board that handles federal grants and provides various programs for the many independent school districts in Harris County. It’s ...
And we (finally) circle back to food trucks [Published Off the Kuff - Aug 21 2014]
We’ve done HERO, we’ve done vehicles for hire, what other high profile issues are there out there? Oh yeah, food trucks . I’d almost forgotten they were still an agenda item, but they’re back and they should be getting a vote soon. Proposed changes ...
Houston Mayor Annise Parker and City Council: R... [Published Burnt Orange Report - Aug 13 2014]
On September 1, the most stringent plank of last summer's abortion bill is scheduled to take effect, threatening to shut down almost every abortion clinic in Texas—but progressive leaders statewide are fighting to ensure that a pre-Roe Texas doesn't ...
Dallas City Council Likely to Approve Uber and ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 10 2014]
HOUSTON, Texas -- Appearing to follow in the footsteps of Houston, Dallas officials may soon give transportation services such as Uber and Lyft the green light. Last week  Breitbart Texas reported  that  the Houston City Council voted 10-5 to allow ...
Uber And Lyft Now Open For Business In Houston [Published The Consumerist - Aug 07 2014]
( Ben Schumin ) When Uber and Lyft opened for business in Houston, the same thing happened that has happened in many cities with existing livery industries: taxi companies freaked out and sought help from the city government. Now both ride-sharing ...
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