The issue of whether taxpayers should provide funding to the West University Tri-Sports Association is emerging as one of the major points of discussion in the bi-annual West University Place election on May 1. The issue is a close call. There are legitimate cases to be made on both sides. But the inventory of misinformation on this topic is vast, so let me try my very … [Read more...] about Politics 101: West U Youth Sports Funding
Despite the governor’s lifting of a mandate to wear masks as protection against COVID-19, the city of West University announced Monday (March 8) it will continue to require anyone entering city facilities to be wearing a face covering. The announcement said the decision is “in accordance with guidance from local health officials and the CDC (Centers for Disease Control) to … [Read more...] about West U will still require masks in city facilities
Grenita Lathan — who has served as interim superintendent of the Houston ISD for three years — is leaving to lead the Springfield, Mo. Public School District, she announced Monday (March 8). “It’s a bittersweet moment as I accept an opportunity to make a positive impact in the Springfield (Missouri) Public School District, while bidding farewell to one of the most remarkable … [Read more...] about ‘Interim’ for 3 years, HISD chief leaving for full superintendent title in Missouri
The city of Bellaire lifted the boil-water order Sunday (Feb. 21) that had been in effect since Tuesday, and issued steps residents and businesses should take before using their water again. The city indicated it had to turn off the water supply provided by Houston in order to pass state standards for safety, and provided evidence from the Texas Commission on Environmental … [Read more...] about Showers, everyone! Bellaire lifts its boil-water order. Here’s what to do now.
By Charlotte Aguilar With nothing but a winter weather emergency on most minds the past week, the close of candidate filing for West University’s May’s municipal election got little attention — but the ballot is going to be a whopper, with 12 residents making a run for office. The two-person race for mayor and 10 candidates seeking four council positions is a stark contract … [Read more...] about West U, you have an election. Meet your 12 (count ‘em, 12) candidates