Veering outside West U city limits: We all want children to be safe. And I don’t believe there should be any mercy for those who exceed the speed limit in legally adopted school zones. But over the course of the last half-dozen years or so, many West University Place residents have contacted me and questioned the legality of the St. Mark’s Episcopal School zone on Bellaire … [Read more...] about Is the Southside Place school zone legal?
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The West University Place City Council will likely adopt some new restrictions on urban honey beekeeping in our backyards at its July 22 meeting. Interest in the issue was prompted by a complaint from a resident about a neighbor’s honey beehive that is close to their shared property line. The resident believes urban beehives are a public nuisance and should be prohibited … [Read more...] about West U Council to consider new rules for urban beekeepers
The City of West University Place is accepting applications for positions on the Zoning and Planning Commission, the Zoning Board of Adjustments, the Building and Standards Commission, the Parks Board, the Senior Services Board, the Recycling and Solid Waste Reduction Board, and for those positions whose terms expire on the Friends of West U Parks Fund, Inc. (Friends … [Read more...] about West U residents wanted for city boards and commissions
Tonight the West University Place City Council will meet at 5:30 p.m. in the Municipal Building located at 3800 University Blvd. They have a full agenda. Here are some of the more noteworthy agenda items. Urban beekeepers The City recently received a complaint from a resident about a neighbor’s beehive that is close to their shared property line. The resident believes … [Read more...] about Urban beekeepers, Leaf blower noise, and Poor Farm Ditch on West U Council agenda
Tonight is the first meeting of the newly-elected West University Place Mayor and City Council. The Mayor and City Council are expected to select Kevin Trautner to the job of mayor pro-tem. Traditionally the mayor pro-tem honor goes to the city council candidate who receives the most votes on election day. The mayor pro-tem serves as a replacement when the mayor is absent … [Read more...] about TONIGHT: City Council to consider alcohol variance, salaries and Poor Farm Ditch