Neighborhood Cleanup

September 2002 — Mission: Establish safe, effective, and quantifiable programs to keep Aldine clean, beautiful, and attractive. Programs will operate both independently and in collaboration with community groups, neighborhood organizations, schools, and churches.

Objectives

1. Educate the public

2. Reduce litter

3. Eradicate graffiti

4. Remove hazardous materials, heavy trash, and dangerous buildings

5. Instill community pride

Programs and Projects

Develop a “Clean Aldine” public relations program.

Request assistance from businesses and neighborhood organizations in litter removal.

Sponsor graffiti abatement programs.

Partner with Harris County for periodic heavy-trash pick-ups.

Fund sweat-equity programs that generate matching funds.

Sponsor Bandit-Sign removal program

Sponsor de-litter and mowing program

Sponsor tire removal and recycling program