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Kingwood/Lake Houston Area Town Hall Meeting

10/1/2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

October 1, 2019

Contact: Jessica Beemer (832) 393-3008

[email protected]

Council Member Dave
Martin Hosts


Kingwood/Lake Houston Area
Town Hall Meeting


Houston, TX - Houston City
Council Member Dave Martin will host a town hall meeting on Thursday, October
17 at 6:30 p.m., at the Kingwood Community Center, 4102 Rustic Woods, Kingwood,
TX 77345. The community is invited to attend and hear from city and
community representatives about ongoing projects, issues and community news
related to the Kingwood and Lake Houston areas of District E.


Mayor Sylvester Turner will be in
attendance again this year, and residents will also hear from Stephen
Costello, City of Houston Chief Recovery Officer, on the progress of projects
such as the additional Lake Houston Spillway Dam Improvement Project (Flood
Gates). Houston Public Works and the Coastal Water Authority have been invited
to speak on the Lake Houston Dam Maintenance Project, which currently
requires the level of Lake Houston to be kept one foot below normal pool
elevation through next November.


Stan
Sarman, the Chair of the TIRZ 10 board, will provide information on the
Northpark Drive Mobility Improvement Project. Chuck Gilman, San Jacinto River
Authority Director of Flood Management, will provide an update on the regional
watershed study that is being completed with Montgomery County, Harris County
Flood Control District and the City of Houston. Additionally, Chip Place
will be speaking on the Houston Parks Board Bayou Greenways 2020 project along
Hamblen Road. Finally, the Texas Department of Transportation has been included
on the agenda to provide an update on the Loop 494 expansion project.


For those
that arrive to the Kingwood town hall meeting early, there will be information
tables available starting at 6:00 p.m. from Lovett Commercial (Kingwood Docks),
Houston Public Works, Houston Police Department Kingwood Division, the Houston
Permitting Center to assist residents with questions related to storm damage
repairs and rebuilding. The tables will be on site with information available
to residents before and after the town hall meeting.


For more information, pleasecontact Council Member Martin's office at (832) 393-3008 or via email at [email protected].




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