Sharpstown, we simply have no clout, (yet)!

Transitioning from observer to neophyte participant has been an eye opening experience for me. Often in business, science, and politics we have an idea about why a particular situation exists. So as our neighborhood was merged into one of the two, new city council districts, I had a simple idea. I felt strongly that we would find ourselves in an economically and politically weak district, with little leverage to influence government to provide our fair share of resources. But what

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City of Houston – Capital Improvement Plan 2013+

The Mayor’s Office, along with Council Member Mike Laster’s team, conducted the annual Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) meeting last evening at the Sharpstown Community Center. Mayor Parker, CM Laster, and panelists from various city departments provided an overview of many development projects, including the opening slide show about Rebuild Houston. The speakers were professional, articulate, and informative, and I came away with the feeling that there is a well thought out plan of action. CM Mike Laster in particular was

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