When Time Magazine, Inc. published its, “Time 1968 40th Anniversary Special” (© 2008 Time, Inc.) in which it describes that year and the 1960s era as, “War abroad, Riots at Home, Fallen Leaders and Loner Dreams: The Year that Challenged the World.”
Agenda for September 28, 2023 @ 6:00 PM Joint Special Session City Council and Planning & Zoning
Find information on all Current and Upcoming City Meetings
Comprehensive Plan Update – Please send your ideas and comments anytime. Comprehensive Plan Comments.
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.
Problems with stray cats? Residents can borrow a live trap from the BPD, or buy and share a communal neighborhood trap. After TNR 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!
Houston Humane Society: https://www.houstonhumane.org/
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.
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.