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Mayor Friedberg discuss budgeting for FY 2020.

In his latest blog post, Mayor Friedberg discusses the City’s budget, cost cutting, and added expenses, including a resident petitioned off-cycle sidewalks charter election in May at an expense of $80,500. The Mayor discusses the need to plan “for the...

Houston Show Choir forms new choir to better serve the community.

Houston Show Choir has added a new performance group to its family of adult show choirs, specifically to meet the need for daytime entertainment at senior and therapeutic facilities. Artistic Director Jen Young says, “We have three other choirs, but most of our...

West U project will make improvements to Buffalo Speedway.

From the City of West University Place: Through a federal grant, the City of West University Place was awarded funding to replace the existing road surface of Buffalo Speedway. The project area will consist of the section of road that traverses the City beginning at...

Bellaire’s Master Drainage Concept Plan gets a needed boost.

On his latest blog post, Mayor Friedberg states that “the Harris County Commissioners Court voted yesterday to authorize the Flood Control District to engage in formal negotiations with us on an interlocal agreement.  This is a hugely significant development for...

Registration is now open for the 2019 Bellaire Citizens Academy.

From the City of Bellaire: The 2019 Bellaire Citizens Academy set to begin this Fall in September! Bellaire Citizens Academy (BCA) is a ten-week program providing an in-depth look at how the City functions.  BCA participants will have the opportunity to observe, ask...

City of Bellaire activates its Drought Contingency Plan.

From the City of Bellaire: The City of Bellaire has activated Stage 1 of its Drought Contingency Plan. We have entered into a period of warmer and drier weather. As such, we expect that water usage will climb. Bellaire’s surface water comes from man-made lakes,...

Bellaire High School on lockdown May 3

From the Bellaire Police Department: “This morning, Bellaire PD responded to Bellaire High School to assist HISD Police with a lockdown and a homeless individual trespassing on the property. The individual is in custody. Further inquiries may be directed to Bellaire...

Mayor Friedberg discusses pending grant applications.

In his latest blog post Mayor Friedberg talks about the grant  “applications pending for several different programs, each with their own requirements and selection criteria.” While most of the grant applications are disaster related the Mayor states...

StretchLab and Row House are coming to Bellaire.

StretchLab, a wellness boutique that specializes in deep and assisted stretching, and Row House, the nation’s leading indoor rowing workout are coming to Bellaire. The new StretchLab studio will open its doors in Bellaire on April 11 with a grand opening celebration...