Security & Public Safety

September 2002 — Mission: To bring new investment to every aspect of the District by maintaining and enhancing a safe environment in both perception and reality with focused public safety and fire protection programs and an emphasis on redevelopment/investment opportunities to ensure that the District continues to be among the most desirable commercial areas in Harris County.

Objectives

1. Advocate for improved fire protection and ambulance services for the District to cut emergency response times.

2. Maintain supportive-role relationship with public safety agencies.

3. Coordinate security efforts of public/private sectors.

Programs and Projects

Provide additional funding and focused attention on the safety needs of the area.

Build positive relationships between property owners and public safety agencies.

Assist property owners and public safety agencies in maintaining the image and reality of a safe, secure environment in which to work.

Obtain installation of streetlights where needed through a joint program with Centerpoint