Regulatory and Neighborhood Affairs Committee
The RNA Committee headed by CM Sallie Alcorn met November 2 to discuss the issue of noise, mostly associated with loud music emanating from bars, restaurants, and party houses near residential properties. View meeting here.
Livable Places Action Committee
The LPAC Committee including MPNA President Sandy Stevens met October 20 to review several technical changes to existing ordinances. Committee members agreed to the changes primarily designed to bring them into line with current practices. View the meeting here.
Holiday Dinner Cancelled
Plans for the MPNA Holiday Dinner at Lucille’s have been cancelled for 2020 due to Covid 19 restrictions. Tentative plans for a spring backyard event at Lucille’s are underway. Check out the Houston Chronicle for feature stories about Chris and Ben Williams and their non-profit, Lucille’s 1913.
In and Around the Neighborhood
Java Lava has reopened. Stop by and welcome the coffee shop/restaurant back to the neighborhood.
Also try out the new Hermann Park Restaurant, Ginger Kale, located between the mini-train station and McGovern Lake. Happy birthday to May! May Hill, a long term resident of Museum Park, turned 98 on November 10. May served as Parliamentarian of MPNA for many years.
Please take a moment to complete the survey being conducted by Harris County and the Kinder Institute at Rice University. The “My Home is Here" housing study will inform recommendations for safe, affordable and inclusive homes for the Houston region through 2030. Your participation is a part of the work that Harris County is conducting to ensure safe homes are available to residents of all ages, incomes and backgrounds.
Next step on the Caroline Promenade includes pruning of trees along Caroline. Funding for the removal of dead and unhealthy branches was provided through former CM Dwight Boykins' office and Southeast Management District, as part of the Caroline Promenade pre-design grant. Keep an eye out for the improvements. Get a copy of the Caroline Promenade pre-design here.
Our Resilient City: The Joy of the Journey
A recording of the meeting is found on the MPSN website.
- Check out the panel discussion hosted by Museum Park Super Neighborhood on October 14. Panelists, Marissa Aho, Chief Resilience Officer, City of Houston; David Fields, Chief Transportation Planner, City of Houston; Jaime Gonzalez, Resilient Cities Director, The Nature Conservancy- Houston; and Jay Maddock, PhD, Co-Director, Center for Health and Nature, Professor of Environmental Health, Texas A & M University.