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Posting for East Aldine Management District – Defined Area Election

2020-04-23T23:12:26+00:00April 23rd, 2020|About the District, Community|

Order Calling Bond Elections and Operation and Maintenance Tax elections for Defined Area No. 1, Notice of Bond Elections and Operation and Maintenance Tax elections for Defined Area No. 1, The Voter Information Document, and the Sample Ballot. Order Calling Election Voter Information Document Notice of Election

District Staff is Working

2020-04-05T16:56:28+00:00April 5th, 2020|About the District, Community|

In partnership with the Federal, State, County and City Officials to protect the public health and help stop the spread of COVID-19, the East Aldine District offices are closed until at least April 30. Staff is working remotely and may be contacted as follows: David Hawes, Executive Director, DHawes@AldineDistrict.org Richard Cantu, Deputy Executive Director, 832-392-2547 [...]

WW Thorne / Great Aldine School Board War of ’59

2020-03-30T21:50:06+00:00March 29th, 2020|About the District, Community|

Participatory democracy can be an emotional affair, and few aspects of it elicit quite as much primal passion as the education of our children. Aldine is no exception, and about 60 years ago, its tempestuous school board meetings made national news, and in its resolution, Aldine ISD found a hero in W.W. Thorne whose name [...]

“Stay Home. Stay Safe.” order and essential services

2020-03-25T14:16:09+00:00March 24th, 2020|About the District|

A Message from the Executive Director This morning County Judge Lina Hidalgo, with the support of Mayor Turner, issued a mandatory “Stay Home. Stay Safe.” order that will start at midnight tonight. In order to support this effort, the East Aldine District will cease their graffiti and litter abatement and other non-essential services. Staff will [...]

Aldine’s Rich History in Cartographic Change

2020-01-03T23:16:46+00:00December 31st, 2019|About the District, Community|

Photo credit: Houston Subdivision Collection. Houston Metropolitan Research Center, Houston Public Library Well, if there is one thing you can learn from this 1907 plat map of the town of Aldine, it’s that time changes everything. Of the 20 named streets, only one today retains its name, and some have ceased to be [...]

Aldine History, Part 1

2019-04-24T00:57:27+00:00April 5th, 2019|About the District, Community|

Editor’s Comments: Below you’ll find the first in a series of (at least) 3 articles focusing on the history of Aldine and some of its earliest settlers. Our writing staff is exploring local activities, folklore, and documented history in an effort, in part, to ensure Aldine’s history is properly celebrated and curated for all to [...]

District Receives AA- Bond Rating

2019-01-22T21:47:25+00:00January 22nd, 2019|About the District, Community, Projects|

The District is pleased to announce that as a part of their planned bond issuance for the Town Center project, it has been given a rating of AA- according to S&P Global Ratings. This primarily due to: continued expansion and diversification of the district area; a very strong audited sales tax collections through 2017 and [...]