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Apply now for openings on City of Bellaire boards and commissions.

From the City of Bellaire: The City of Bellaire is accepting applications for openings on City boards and commissions until 5:00 p.m. on Monday, May 27, 2019.  There are currently openings on each of the City’s eight boards and commissions as follows:  Board of...
West University honors Judge Ed Emmett.

West University honors Judge Ed Emmett.

From the City of West University: City Council was honored to recognize West U resident, Judge Ed Emmett at Monday night’s City Council meeting with a Key to the City. Judge Emmett was recognized for the tremendous service he gave to both West U and Harris Co....

West U announces candidates for May election.

Election 2019 Information: The candidate slate for the May 4th General Election to elect a West University Place Mayor and four council members is: For the position of Mayor:*  Bob Higley Council Candidates:  John P. Barnes  Kevin Trautner  Laurinda (Lauri)...
The sidewalk drama continues in Bellaire.

The sidewalk drama continues in Bellaire.

Mayor Friedberg’s latest blog post details the steps necessary to hold a Special Election dealing with sidewalks. A group of Bellaire citizens turned in a petition to City Council calling for “three charter amendments to be submitted to the voters...

Texas Dose of Reality – Drug Take-Back Program

From the City of West University: In 2017, about 1 in 7 Texas high school students took opioids without a prescription or differently than how they were prescribed. Among U.S. youth ages 12 to 17, nearly 60% report that the source of their most recent misuse of...

West U makes list of Texas’ Safest Cities.

The City of West University Place has been named one of the top 10 safest cities in Texas in a recent report published by The Home Security Advisor. Mayor Susan Sample was not surprised by the ranking. “West U is a very safe place to live and raise a family. Our...
Bellaire Camp Paseo Summer Camp Registration begins February 4.

Bellaire Camp Paseo Summer Camp Registration begins February 4.

An all day camp (8 am – 3:30 pm) tailored to children ages 5-12. Before and after care is available for this camp. To view additional Camp Paseo Information click here! Camp Paseo Forms Bellaire Resident Registration Form Bellaire Non-Resident Registration Form...
West U Summer Camp Registration begins soon.

West U Summer Camp Registration begins soon.

West University Place Parks and Recreation Department has the perfect camp for every interest! Choose from Building Brains LEGO Camp, Dance Camp, iKids Camp, Tennis Camp, Kidventure, and more! Space is limited, so early registration is recommended. Visit...
West U City Council Announces New City Manager.

West U City Council Announces New City Manager.

The City of West University Place is pleased to announce the selection of Mr. David Beach as its next City Manager. Mr. Beach’s contract was approved during the regular City Council Meeting on Monday, January 14, 2019, effective January 22, 2019. City Manager Dave...
The new Bellaire Police and Court building will open January 22.

The new Bellaire Police and Court building will open January 22.

From the City of Bellaire: The new Bellaire Police and Court building located at 5110 Jessamine St., will be operational on January 22, 2019. There are no expected disruptions of service during the move from the temporary location. 911 is available in case of an...

Bellaire City Offices will be closed January 21.

In recognition of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Holiday, all Bellaire City Offices including the Library and Recreation Center will be closed and there will be no solid waste service on Monday, January 21, 2019. Please note the following changes to the solid waste...