Bellaire City Council – Agenda for June 5, 2023 @ 6:00 PM – Public Hearing – Methodist Hospital – Application for a Planned Development, 5130 Bellaire Blvd; Regular Session will follow
Bellaire City Council – Agenda for June 6, 2023 @ 6:00 PM – Town Hall Meeting for Noise and Lighting
FY2023 City Budget
FY2023-2027 Capital Improvment Plan
Annual Debt Report 2021
Estimated Annual Debt Service FY2023
Bellaire Police Weekly Activity Reports
Recycling, organic gardening, less pesticides – all win/wins for our kids and our community. So are reusable bags!
Interested in composting? Check out Buchanan’s Composting 101 article.
Find other informative articles here.
Find a link to Bellaire’s ESB Learning Academy here.
Mosquito Spray Program Information Here’s a “No Spray Request” for citizens who do not want the spraying to occur near their home. “No Spray Request Form”
Problems with stray cats? Residents can borrow a live trap from the BPD, or buy and share a communal neighborhood trap. Please plan to feed them if they stick around. For low cost spay or neuter check with:
Check with SNAP https://www.snapus.org/houston/.
Friends for Life https://friends4life.org/programs-and-events/fixhouston/
TNR Houston site: https://www.houstontx.gov/barc/trap_neuter_return.html – Very Helpful!
PLEASE CONSIDER DONATING TO THESE ORGANIZATIONS.
100 Years of Bellaire History!
October 28, 2022: Sadly we lost Lynn McBee in 2022. Her volunteerism. historical perspective on city administrations, and her skill in maintaining a written record of Bellaire’s history will be missed.
Click on the Trolley to view the Table of Contents for Lynn’s history of Bellaire. Great information on your Home Town!
I couldn’t resist a photo of one of Bellaire’s manhole covers.
And for a terrific photo history check this out: www.bellairebook.com
New Bellaire High – Completion in 2022
Construction on the new Bellaire High school is complete. The original building was demolished during the week of July 13-17, 2021. Find more information here.
Left Overs From the 2016 Bond Issue
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 rundown fun house. Here’s some background on this project.
Bolivar – What has happened to this quiet tree-lined cul-de-sac? At a cost of amost $2 million more in bond funds.!
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.
Author Archives: Opinion
How Would Bellaire Residents Feel About A Mini Ashby Highrise?
Regarding a proposed moratorium on applications for development in the commercial areas of Bellaire, our City Attorney advised City Council that such a moratorium would take many months to enact and involves specific limitations, including a demonstration that a current … Continue reading
An Opinion Piece – A Methodist Building In Center Of Town? Or Worse?
UPDATE: Bellaire P&Z Meeting on April 13, 2023 @ 6:00 PM: Update by Page Southerland Page, Inc. on behalf of The Methodist Hospital regarding site changes for traffic flow. Find the April meeting agenda here. Exits for right turns only. Find … Continue reading
Can We Just Stop This And Reboot? Save Our Businesses And Our Commercial Area?
On Friday, July 10th, the contractor for Spruce/Fifth and Bolivar/Maple stopped work on projects over a pay dispute with the City.
Mike Jacobs – A Presentation to Bellaire City Council, September 9, 2019
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.
Welcome To A Lush Grove? Now It’s Migrated To The City’s Website!
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