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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...

TxDOT will begin resurfacing the 610 frontage road in Bellaire.

From the City of Bellaire: This month, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) will begin installing a new driving surface and new pavement markings along the IH 610 frontage roads within Bellaire.  The work will consist of the removal and replacement of the...

Bank robbery suspects crash on 610 during police chase.

KTRK reports that “Houston police responded to reports of an armed bank robbery at the BBVA Compass on 4004 Richmond Ave. at 9:46 a.m.” Saturday morning. “When officers arrived to the bank, the suspects reportedly fled the scene and led officers on a...

Mayor Friedberg discusses flood repair regulations.

In his latest blog post, Mayor Friedberg discusses flood repair regulations. The Mayor explains, “following a review with positive feedback from the Building and Standards Commission, the Code now provides in the definition of “substantial improvement” that...

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...