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Newsletter | December 2019
A Bright Spot in My Day
Where will you be living on April 1, 2020? This is one of the most important questions you will answer this spring when the 2020 Census questionnaire arrives in your mailbox.
The importance of an accurate count cannot be overstated. It means significant money to our community. Over the next ten years, more than $5 billion in federal funding will be provided to state and local governments based on population. This is money that funds everything from the National School Lunch Program to highway planning grants. From low-income home energy assistance to Medicare Part B supplemental support. From Section 8 housing assistance payments to the Child Care and Development Fund. Read more .
Employee Spotlight

Jacqueline Brown is a Planner in the Site Plan Review group of Development Services.

1. What is the favorite part about working for the City of Houston Planning & Development Department? Read more.
Good Brick Award

The Planning & Development Department is being recognized with Preservation Houston’s 2020 Good Brick Award for Excellence in historic preservation. The award will be presented at a dinner on February 21, 2020 that will also honor former Mayor Read more.

Map of the Month

This map depicts the ten neighborhoods in the Complete Communities program. Complete Communities is about improving neighborhoods so that all of Houston’s residents and business owners can have access to quality services and  Read more.
New Bikeway Signage

The new Gray Street Bikeway just got a little bit easier to use! City staff spent Friday afternoon lining the street with custom signs that depict how to use the new street, with helpful Read more.
Walkable Places & TOD Presentation/Hearing

The Planning & Development Department held six community meetings to introduce two proposed programs - Walkable Places and Transit-Oriented Development. Read more .

Development Reports

Stay up to date on Houston platting and permitting activity with these P&D publications: Plat Report and Permit Report. View here.

Department Calendar

12/18 HAHC Meeting

12/19 Planning Commission

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