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Jones Park Alternative Parking Lot Bookmark

Jones Park Alternative Parking Lot
When Jones Park staff set out to build a new parking lot, they had two criteria in mind: preserve as much of the park as possible and make festival parking more convenient for visitors. Despite the need for additional parking, staff wanted to avoid a traditional parking lot that would increase stormwater runoff during floods, contribute to pollution in the park, and absorb excess heat during the summer.

HCFCD Completes Debris Removal from Bayous and Creeks Bookmark

Way to go, Harris County Flood Control District (HCFCD)! HCFCD recently completed a county-wide effort to remove downed trees and other storm debris clogging Harris County’s bayous and creeks. Work started days after Harvey and continued into October. In that time, HCFCD has removed more than 140,000 cubic yards of storm debris, which is enough to fill more than 45 Olympic-size swimming pools. Cypress Creek alone contained 14,000 cubic yards of debris or about 327 trucks full of debris.

Creekside Center Library Bookmark

Creekside Center Library
Tomball residents can look forward to new children’s library services at Lone Star College – Creekside Center(LSC) by next year! Activities kick off with a visit from Santa Wednesday, Dec. 5 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Children are invited to share their wish list with Santa and pose for a photo. Refreshments, library announcements, and holiday activities will follow.