News Categories: Commissioners E-Corner

Blazing Trails and Building Parks Across Precinct 4

Precinct 4 has a secret weapon when it comes to building parks and trails. The Trailblazers are an in-house crew of specialists who repair, build, and maintain trails faster and cheaper than a contractor ever could. With Precinct 4’s Trailblazers on the job, park visitors can expect smoother, safer trails. The group started 14 years […]

Harris County Commissioners Court Recognizes Indigenous People’s Day

Local Native American groups celebrated a victory last month after Harris County Commissioners Court members unanimously voted to designate the second Monday in October as Indigenous People’s Day. Commissioner R. Jack Cagle also introduced a resolution in November honoring Dave and Maria “Lil” Frakes and their family, an indigenous family dedicated to ensuring that the […]

Legacy Trees Earns Grant

Precinct 4 residents can look forward to shadier streets and parks, thanks to a recent grant from the Apache Corporation. Through the Apache Corporation 2020-2021 Tree Grant Program, Precinct 4 received 1,500 trees, including 1,000 bare-root seedlings and 500 3-gallon trees. The grant allowed Precinct 4’s Legacy Trees Project to plant 30 different tree species, […]

COVID-19 Resources

Do you need assistance? Families in need may qualify for masks, food, hand sanitizer, and other essential supplies. Check out the resources below:   Get a free mask from Activewear company Dhvani here. Please note that you must sign up for coronavirus-related emails from Dhvani to qualify. The City of Houston will host a drive-thru […]

Summer is the Busiest Time of Year for Road Repairs

It’s the season for outdoor fun. But for Precinct 4’s Road & Bridge Department, it’s also one of the busiest times of the year for road maintenance.   Precinct 4’s Road & Bridge Department works almost daily from March through December, mowing along county roads to control weeds, beautify the community, enhance visibility, and improve […]