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SPOTLIGHT – – Important Meetings and Events
P&Z Agenda for February 11, 2021 – Telephonic – 6 PM – North Bellaire Special Development District on old Chevron property
Wednesday February 10th at 7:30pm – BRAYS BAYOU ASSOCIATION MEETING-Virtual via ZOOM. Go go Updates for more information.
Randalls Store Is Closing – Last day is scheduled for the end of February 2021. No plans have been announced for the building or the 3-acre site, located in the UV-D District.
Spruce and Fifth Streets – Now the subject of a lawsuit, the $3.2 million in contracts for this project called for completion by February 15, 2020. A drive through the area feels as though you’re in a fun house. Here’s some background on this project.
- The City’s property tax revenue increased – from $15.42 million in 2015 to $20.53 million in 2019. Over $5 million in additional revenue.
- But per the Harris County Tax Office, Bellaire’s annual property tax revenue over the past 3 years has flattened: $20,028,121 in 2018; $20,534,596 in 2019; $20,658,141 for 2020.
- Over those same 5 years our bonded debt increased almost $50 million dollars,
Recycling, organic gardening, less pesticides – all win/wins for our kids and our community. So are reusable bags!
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100 Years of Bellaire History!
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No More City Of Homes?
According to the City manager and staff our longtime City logo, representing Bellaire as a City of Homes, will soon be gone, thanks to City Council and the $50,000 branding study. Read more here.
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On Friday, July 10th, the contractor for Spruce/Fifth and Bolivar/Maple stopped work on projects over a pay dispute with the City.
Please click on the page below to view Mike Jacobs’ Budget Analysis FY2020 as presented to Bellaire City Council on September 9, 2019. The pdf can also be downloaded. Thank you.
Back in 2017 City Council approved $50,000 for a branding study, with a no-bid contract to a company owned by a Bellaire resident. The results of that study, a B/leaf logo, a verbal identity, and a green font, were met … Continue reading