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News Release
Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Mayor Turner to lead "Complete Communities" meeting Thursday

HOUSTON - The public is invited to join Mayor Sylvester Turner, City of Houston departments, partnering agencies, and community representatives at the Complete Communities meeting in the Near Northside neighborhood.

The meeting will take place 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2, at Marshall Middle School, 1115 Noble Street, Houston, TX 77009

Pizza and drinks will be served.

Near Northside is one of five pilot program locations for the initiative. Acres Home, Gulfton, Third Ward and Second Ward are the others.

Complete Communities was launched by Mayor Turner on April 17, 2017, to strengthen Houston’s under-resourced neighborhoods.  The city will work in a concentrated manner with stakeholders in each community and partners across Houston to create more complete neighborhoods with enhanced access to quality affordable homes, jobs, well-maintained parks and greenspace, improved streets and sidewalks, grocery stores and other retail, good schools, and transit options.  The work in these pilot areas will help develop solutions that are transferable to other communities across the city.
 
The meetings give residents from pilot neighborhoods the opportunity to share their unique vision for their neighborhood. The vision and input they provide will help define how to make their neighborhood a Complete Community. The city is asking partners and residents to help publicize these neighborhood meetings by sharing the information from the Planning & Development Department Facebook page on social media using the hashtags #completecommunities and #yourneighborhoodname
 
Visit www.houstontx.gov/completecommunities/ for more information on the initiative, meeting updates or to download a meeting flyer.  For information on Complete Communities, contact Lynn Henson at 832.393.6548.



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