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SPOTLIGHT: Priority Meetings and Announcements
SPRUCE/FIFTH AREA: Construction has begun on Fifth Street on the first block of ‘streetscapes’ in the area. The destruction of one of the most functional areas of our central downtown, turning it into a dangerous bottleneck. Businesses are already in trouble.
City Council – June 17, 2019 – 4301 Bellaire Blvd Rezoning – Consideration of the application has been postponed at the request of the applicant.
Planning and Zoning – June 13, 2019 – 5235 Bellaire Blvd Voted 5-0 to approve the application to allow a drive-through service station for oil changes and emissions testing. Moves on to City Council.
Planning and Zoning – July 11, 2019 – 4800 Fournace Place Possible Request to rezone a portion of the Sheena (Chevron) property to Corridor Mixed Use (CMU) and for a Planned Development-Multi Family. Here’s a recent article in RNR.com
New Medical Building Proposed for 4460 Bissonnet @ Fournace
Medical offices are planned. They hope to break ground by July.
Recycling, organic gardening, less pesticides – all win/wins for our kids and our community. So are reusable bags!
Find informative articles here.
100 Years of Bellaire History!
And for a terrific photo history check this out:
Little FREE Libraries
You’ll find Little Free Libraries popping up throughout Bellaire. Take a book, leave a book, whatever suits your fancy. This one’s in Loftin Park, others can be found in Evelyn’s Park, Ware Family Park, plus private LFLs. “A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies . . . The man who never reads lives only one.” – George R.R. Martin
New Bellaire High – Expected Completion in 2022
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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Do You Know Of Any Leaks At Or Near Water Meters?
Leaks at or near water meters have been reported around town. City crews make repairs for some residents, but others are advised to call a plumber. Check with the City, ask if Siemens is responsible for the repair.
What About The Small Stuff?
Author Archives: Opinion
Public Hearing 6pm – Tuesday – April 2, 2019 Bellaire residents in the northwest area of the City just outside the Loop are concerned about proposed affordable housing units in Houston at the corner of Glenmont and South Rice Avenue. … Continue reading
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