Important Meetings and Events
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Bellaire City Council Meeting September 13, 2021 Budget Session #5 Cancelled, now scheduled for September 20, 2021 – Find the Agenda here
Planning & Zoning Public Hearing: Planned Development on South Rice and Fournace (old Chevron site) – September 9, 2021 – 6 PM – City Hall. Files are available on the City’s website.
It’s pre-budget time in City Hall.
Find the Proposed 2022 Budget here.
Longtime Police Chief Byron Holloway retired as of July 31, 2021. Welcome fo our new Police Chief, Onesimo Lopez, Jr.
Many City of Bellaire meetings can be viewed live online on the City’s website, also on television on U-verse Channel 99, Comcast Channel 16, and on the City’s Facebook page.
Brays Bayou Association News
Memorial to Captain Gary Herod
Find out about the namesake of Herod Elementary and Donate here to help erect a memorial.
New Bellaire High – Expected Completion in 2022
Construction on the new Bellaire High school began in 2018. The original building was demolished during the week of July 13-17, 2021. Find a Quick update here.
100 Years of Bellaire History!
And for a terrific photo history check this out: www.bellairebook.com
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.
Houston Metro is planning a circulator routefrom the Gulfton area to the Westpark Transit Center. This Center also connects the Silver Line to the Northwest Transit Center.
Recycling, organic gardening, less pesticides – all win/wins for our kids and our community. So are reusable bags!
Find informative articles here.
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.
Category Archives: Floods
The recent Bellaire City Council meeting on March 2, 2020, which included a Workshop regarding Revised Street and Drainage Reconstruction Selection Criteria, once again revealed a marked change in attitude by Council members.
The highlight of the December 17, 2018, Council meeting was the presentation a Bellaire Master Drainage Concept Plan, beginning with a proposed interlocal agreement among Bellaire, TX-DOT, and the Harris County Flood Control District. Bellaire is located at the east/southeast … Continue reading
Preface: On August 15, 2016, City Council approved a motion to call a bond election for November 8, 2016, for $53,980,000. Four propositions were initially discussed: 1) street and drainage facility improvements for $20 million); the construction of new municipal … Continue reading
July, 2018 – Even as we enter another hurricane season many residents in Bellaire and the Houston area continue to suffer from the damage and the costs of Hurricane Harvey. Numerous homes have yet to be repaired with the owners … Continue reading