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  Posted on: Wednesday, January 1, 2014
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Community Newsletter                                                                                                    January/February 2014

 


CITY CALENDAR

 

December 23   City-Wide Sanitation Pick-Up  

December 24   Sanitation Pick-Up/8 to Noon               

                         Administrative Offices Closed

December 25   Merry Christmas

December 26   City-Wide Sanitation Pick-Up        

January 1         Happy New Year             

January 2         City-Wide Sanitation Pick-Up        

January 14       City Council Meeting

January 20       Martin Luther King Day           

                        City Offices Closed

February 11     City Council Meeting                                                           Remember:  Solid waste collection rolls to the following business day after a holiday. 

       City-Wide Recycle and Sanitation Collections on December 26 and January 2                                                                      

 

FIREWORKS ARE ILLEGAL

 

Please remember that fireworks are illegal in Southside Place.

Have a Happy and Safe New Year!!!

 

Lovett Homes Private Infrastructure Development at Braes and Bellaire will be completed by May, 2014.

Model Homes will be constructed first along Bellaire Boulevard.

 

TAX RATE AND BILL MAILOUT

 

Property tax bills for 2013 have been mailed.  The 2013 tax rate is .367833 cents per $ 100 valuation.  Tax bills become delinquent in February.  Please make your tax bill drop-off in the night box next to the front door of city hall.

 

Water Bill Auto Draft Sign-Up

 

Please complete the attached city form for water/sewer/garbage auto draft and return to city hall for processing. 

Park Season Pass for 2014

Now Available  -  Form enclosed

 

Additions to the park grounds have been made with new landscaping, tennis court fencing, and playground mulch.  Plans are underway for an exciting pool, summer camp, and swim team season!

 

Please provide any suggestions or comments to Wads Crews as to park improvements and other recreational activities.  The Southside Place Fire Truck Park Fund recently provided monies for a new water fountain.  The second annual Winter Wonderland Carnival raised $ 10,000 toward future improvements at the park.

 

In addition, a 2014 park and pool survey will be distributed to residents in February, 2014.  We encourage and look forward to your feedback!   

 

Prosperity Bank is seeking changes to zoning regulations in the Low Intensity Mixed Use (LIM) District for a new commercial building and bank drive-thru lanes.  A Planning and Zoning public hearing to consider changing zoning regulations will take place in late January or early February.  This Plan Development application has been filed for construction along Bellaire Boulevard at Edloe.  The vacant land site is near Poor Farm Ditch and the bridge.   

 

THANK YOU ROCKY GRAVEL FOR   

   YOUR 21 YEARS OF SOUTHSIDE  

          PLACE PUBLIC SERVICE. 

             HAPPY RETIREMENT!

MERRY MULCHING TO ALL!

 

The City of Southside Place will be recycling holiday trees for the twelfth    consecutive year.  Please have your tree at the curb by January 13 for pick-up.  Holiday mulch will be made available to residents from January 20-24.  Please call Town Center if you would like us to deliver this magical mulch.

 

Police Department Feedback

Always Welcome

 

The SSPD wishes your family a safe and happy holiday season.  We are looking forward to continuing our positive community outreach efforts in 2014.

Please stop by Town Center or e-mail Chief Stephen McCarty at stephen@southside-place.org to let him know how the police department can best serve you.     

 

CLUBHOUSE AND PARK GROUNDS – POLICE PATROLS

 

Please report any suspicious activity on the park grounds or in the clubhouse to the police department.  Police patrols around the clubhouse and public safety security checks inside the park area are occurring during each shift. 

 

REMEMBER TO REGISTER YOUR DOG WITH CITY HALL IN JANUARY, 2014 FOR NEW TAGS.  COST IS $ 5.00  PLEASE HAVE YOUR DOG ON A LEASH AT ALL TIMES WHEN WALKING. 

 

Please remember to have your dogs on a leash when walking.  Pet waste should be picked up and placed inside appropriate black sanitation bags.  Please be courteous to your neighbors and homeowner private property. 

WATER/WASTEWATER RATE INCREASE TAKES EFFECT WITH APRIL, 2014 BILLING

 

In March, 2014, city council is expected to approve a new five year water/wastewater plan and recommendation report based upon a cost of service and rate design study by Water Resources Management.  Each year, the City of Houston increases surface water charges for Southside Place and other municipalities as a result of their own rate study.  Southside Place is required to purchase 80% of our annual water from Houston.  Residential and commercial customer rates will increase.  

 

The new Gramercy water and sewer line replacement project will be completed by February, 2014.

 

NEW CITY WEBSITE ARRIVES IN JANUARY, 2014

 

CONTACT THE POLICE DEPARTMENT FOR THE HOUSEWATCH PROGRAM DURING THE HOLIDAYS!

 

POOR FARM DITCH UPDATE

 

According to the Flood Control District, the draft document as to a ditch reconstruction method is still being developed.

 

HAVE A HAPPY AND SAFE HOLIDAY SEASON !!!

 

Southside Place Today is published by city staff in conjunction with the bi-monthly water bill mailouts.  We would like to hear from you concerning comments and suggestions on this publication.  Your input is important to us.

Southside Place City Hall   713/668-2341

 

 

 

 

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