October 1, 2019
Contact: Jessica Beemer (832) 393-3008
Council Member Dave Martin Hosts
Kingwood/Lake Houston Area Town Hall Meeting
Houston, TX – Houston City Council Member Dave Martin will host a town hall meeting on Thursday, October 17 at 6:30 p.m., at the Kingwood Community Center, 4102 Rustic Woods, Kingwood, TX 77345. The community is invited to attend and hear from city and community representatives about ongoing projects, issues and community news related to the Kingwood and Lake Houston areas of District E.
Mayor Sylvester Turner will be in attendance again this year, and residents will also hear from Stephen Costello, City of Houston Chief Recovery Officer, on the progress of projects such as the additional Lake Houston Spillway Dam Improvement Project (Flood Gates). Houston Public Works and the Coastal Water Authority have been invited to speak on the Lake Houston Dam Maintenance Project, which currently requires the level of Lake Houston to be kept one foot below normal pool elevation through next November.
Stan Sarman, the Chair of the TIRZ 10 board, will provide information on the Northpark Drive Mobility Improvement Project. Chuck Gilman, San Jacinto River Authority Director of Flood Management, will provide an update on the regional watershed study that is being completed with Montgomery County, Harris County Flood Control District and the City of Houston. Additionally, Chip Place will be speaking on the Houston Parks Board Bayou Greenways 2020 project along Hamblen Road. Finally, the Texas Department of Transportation has been included on the agenda to provide an update on the Loop 494 expansion project.
For those that arrive to the Kingwood town hall meeting early, there will be information tables available starting at 6:00 p.m. from Lovett Commercial (Kingwood Docks), Houston Public Works, Houston Police Department Kingwood Division, the Houston Permitting Center to assist residents with questions related to storm damage repairs and rebuilding. The tables will be on site with information available to residents before and after the town hall meeting.
For more information, please contact Council Member Martin’s office at (832) 393-3008 or via email at email@example.com.