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A smoother East Aldine ride could be just around the corner

From the frigid February freeze to torrential July rainstorms, Houston’s 2021 weather has been “the perfect storm” for the proliferation of potholes that are a persistent and pricey problem for drivers and public officials. Not only are potholes a threat to public safety, as drivers sometimes swerve to avoid danger, they are a costly and [...]

2021-08-03T10:57:46-05:00August 3rd, 2021|Community, My East Aldine|

Mark Your Calendar: SBA Houston Virtual Events

Houston District Office  - March 2021       Women in Business: Lender Matchmaking Tuesday, March 23 | 8:30am CST | REGISTER HERE Are you READY to pursue financing to start or grow your business?  Hear from multiple participating SBA Lenders and Micro Lenders and learn about non-traditional and traditional loan programs, understanding lending credit requirements, [...]

2021-03-14T20:47:45-05:00March 14th, 2021|Economic Development|

Houston Hog Removal came to the rescue at Keith-Wiess Park

City parks need upkeep. Especially when they get torn up by wild hogs.  The feral beasts were the problem at Keith-Wiess Park that led the East Aldine District to one of Jeff Baker’s businesses, Houston Hog Removal. Because the district and the city are non-profit operations, Baker donated his crew’s time and effort to round [...]

2020-11-25T22:20:12-06:00November 25th, 2020|Community, My East Aldine|

Aldine ISD Closed August 26-28

Dear Aldine Community, We have been closely monitoring the weather. While Marco turned east, Laura intensified overnight from a tropical storm to a Category 1 hurricane as it entered the Gulf of Mexico. The National Hurricane Center’s latest track has it making landfall possibly as a Category 3 hurricane sometime Wednesday into Thursday along the [...]

2020-08-25T18:34:11-05:00August 25th, 2020|Community|

Virtual Community Engagement Meeting for the Lauder Stormwater Detention Basin – Phase 2

Virtual Community Engagement Meeting for the Lauder Stormwater Detention Basin – Phase 2 HCFCD Unit P500-06-00 – Bond Project C-34  The Harris County Flood Control District will hold a virtual Community Engagement Meeting for Phase 2 of the Lauder Stormwater Detention Basin project. The purpose of this meeting is to inform residents about the status [...]

2020-08-17T22:09:03-05:00August 17th, 2020|Community, Projects|

Hidalgo orders bars to close, restricts restaurants to takeout for 15 days

By Zach Despart, Houston Chronicle Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo on Monday ordered all bars and clubs in Harris County to close for the next 15 days, a move intended to slow the spread of the new coronavirus. The order, which takes effect at 8 a.m. Tuesday, also limits restaurants to pickup, delivery and drive-through [...]

2020-03-17T20:11:39-05:00March 17th, 2020|Community|

SBA Guidance for Coronavirus (COVID-19)

SBA To Provide Small Businesses Impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19) Up to $2 Million in Disaster Assistance Loans WASHINGTON – SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza issued the following statement today in response to the President’s address to the nation: “The President took bold, decisive action to make our 30 million small businesses more resilient to Coronavirus-related economic disruptions. Small businesses are [...]

2020-03-13T01:52:36-05:00March 13th, 2020|Economic Development|
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