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Mangum-Howell Center Giving Bookmark

Mangum-Howell Center Giving
Looking for ways to give back? The Mangum-Howell Center’s Doss Advisory Council is sponsoring a holiday food and toy drive. A collection barrel will be placed in the Center lobby from Wednesday, Nov. 1 to Tuesday, Dec. 12. Nonperishable food items such as canned vegetables, fruits, meats, juices, and cereals are welcome. Visitors are encouraged to make their donation during the annual holiday luncheon Tuesday, Dec. 12. All food donations will go to the food bank at Northwest Assistance Ministries (NAM).

HCFCD Estimates $74 Million in Priority Repairs After Harvey Bookmark

HCFCD Estimates $74 Million in Priority Repairs After Harvey
Harris County Flood Control District (HCFCD) has released a preliminary list of $74 million in priority repairs for Harris County’s bayous, creeks, and drainage infrastructure in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. According to HCFCD, priority repairs pose an immediate and severe threat to residential or commercial areas, or to public infrastructure such as utilities or schools. Repairs such as sinkholes and slope failures, failed outfall pipes, and concrete voids are also prioritized according to severity.

Harris County Cypresswood Annex Services Relocated Bookmark

Receive a jury summons? Need to register your car or attend court, but don’t know where to go? Most Harris County buildings survived Hurricane Harvey-related flooding, but a few were severely affected. All Harris County offices at the Cypresswood annex, including the Harris County Clerk’s Office, the Harris County Tax Assessor, the Precinct 4 Constable’s Office, the Harris County Sherriff’s Office District 1 station, and the Justice Court Precinct 4 Place 1, have been relocated to new locations due to flooding.