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Meet Our Next Mayor

The Meyerland Community Improvement Association, in partnership with the Brays Bayou Association, will host a candidate forum August 17th to discuss flood control and the City of Houston’s role in flood risk reduction. Each of the 7 declared mayoral candidates (Chris Bell, Stephen Costello, Adrian Garcia, Ben Hall, Bill King, Marty McVey, and Sylvester Turner) will be in attendance.

Candidate Forum - Monday, August 17, 2015

Lovett Elementary School, 8814 S. Rice Ave., Houston, TX 77096

Doors open 6:30pm; Candidate Forum 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Former Houston City Council member Anne Clutterbuck will moderate the event and candidates will be asked a series of questions about flood control, Rebuild Houston, and issues of interest to the over 700,000 residents within the Braes Bayou watershed. Representatives from the City of Houston Public Works and Engineering Department and Harris County Flood Control, as well as current Members of the Houston City Council will also be in attendance

For questions about the event or to submit suggested topics for discussion, please contact Elizabeth Black Berry, 713-459-5878, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .


August 2015 Board Meeting Announcement

There will be a meeting of the Willow Meadows Civic Club Board of Directors on Tuesday, August 11th, 2015 at 7:00pm at Willow Meadows Baptist Church in Fellowship Hall. Topics may include general association business, including unfinished business and new business. A vote by the board will take place at this meeting related to the filing of a lawsuit to pursue collections against a property.


Freedom Over Texas July 4, 2015

Freedom Over TexasHelp Houston celebrate our nation's birthday on Saturday, July 4, 2015 from 4 - 10 p.m. Prolific singer-songwriter and Houston son, Clint Black and double-platinum-selling singer, songwriter Josh Turner will headline the 29-year-old annual event on the Southwest Airlines Stage that will culminate with a spectacular fireworks display by CITGO. For more details visit www.FreedomOverTexas.org.

The general admission is $8 per person June 2 – midnight July 3, 2015 (children 5 and under free). Tickets may be purchased on-line prior to the event. On July 4, tickets will be $10 online and at the gate admission booths.


City of Houston to provide free CERT training

The City of Houston will be providing free CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) Training. CERT helps communities become resilient and respond to disasters, such as our recent Memorial Day 2015 flood.

The time & dates for the upcoming 2015 CERT course are as follows:  July 16, 23, 30, Aug. 6, 13, 20, 27, Sept. 3, 2015 from 6-9 p.m. at Willow Meadows Baptist Church (4300 West Bellfort Avenue, Houston, TX 77096).

Please respond to reserve your space by emailing:

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All spaces will be allotted on a first-come, first-served basis.

Click here for a flyer about the CERT program: http://www.houstoncert.org/external/content/document/2747/2219038/1/J77021_Cert_Bro_DI_web.pdf


Board Member Sought

As noted in the June 2015 newsletter, long-time board member and elected Secretary, Mr. Emory Glover, has moved out of the neighborhood. Howard Lindsay has graciously agreed to his appointment as Secretary for the remainder of the year, but this still leaves an at-large vacancy on our board. If you are interested in filling this vacancy please contact Steven Paletz directly for more information.


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Willow Meadows Civic Club
P.O. Box 35551
Houston, Texas 77235