News Categories: Commissioners E-Corner

‘Operation Finally Home’ Surprises Veteran at Meyer Park

The best gifts are often the most unexpected. Army Staff Sgt. Stephen Netzley and his daughter were visiting Precinct 4’s Meyer Park in November when they noticed a parade of decorated vehicles approaching. Their surprise quickly turned to joy when representatives with Operation Finally Home, the Houston Texans, Perry Homes, and The Howard Hughes Corporation […]

Blazing Trails and Building Parks Across Precinct 4

Precinct 4 has a secret weapon when it comes to building parks and trails. The Trailblazers are an in-house crew of specialists who repair, build, and maintain trails faster and cheaper than a contractor ever could. With Precinct 4’s Trailblazers on the job, park visitors can expect smoother, safer trails. The group started 14 years […]

Harris County Commissioners Court Recognizes Indigenous People’s Day

Local Native American groups celebrated a victory last month after Harris County Commissioners Court members unanimously voted to designate the second Monday in October as Indigenous People’s Day. Commissioner R. Jack Cagle also introduced a resolution in November honoring Dave and Maria “Lil” Frakes and their family, an indigenous family dedicated to ensuring that the […]

Legacy Trees Earns Grant

Precinct 4 residents can look forward to shadier streets and parks, thanks to a recent grant from the Apache Corporation. Through the Apache Corporation 2020-2021 Tree Grant Program, Precinct 4 received 1,500 trees, including 1,000 bare-root seedlings and 500 3-gallon trees. The grant allowed Precinct 4’s Legacy Trees Project to plant 30 different tree species, […]