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April West University Essentials Magazine

March 30, 2015

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Council Meets Tonight

March 30, 2015

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The West U City Council will hold a special meeting at 6 p.m. today, to authorize City Manager Michael Ross to advertise the sale of certificates of obligation for financing the relocation and construction of the city’s Public Works Maintenance facilities on Dincans Street. The council may meet in executive session and has not determined […]

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Zoning Board Approves Church Request for Youth Center After Marathon Meeting

March 27, 2015

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After a 6 ½ hour meeting that started Thursday evening, the West University Place Zoning Board of Adjustment gave preliminary approval early Friday to West University Baptist Church’s request to build a new Youth Center at 3826 Milton. The church — along with its co-applicant the city of West University Place — was seeking a […]

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Location of Church Youth Center on Tonight’s Docket

March 26, 2015

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In what could be its historically best-attended meeting, The West University Place Zoning Board of Adjustment will meet Thursday at 6:30 p.m. to consider two applications from West University Baptist Church relating to the church’s plan to build a new Youth Center. The ZBA is scheduled to conduct public hearings as well as “possible deliberations […]

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Correction: No staff recommendation to ZBA

March 25, 2015

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The West University Place Zoning Board of Adjustment will meet Thursday at 6:30 p.m. to consider two applications from West University Baptist Church relating to the church’s plan to build a new Youth Center. The ZBA is scheduled to conduct public hearings as well as “possible deliberations and decisions” on the church’s applications for special […]

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Council Hears Survey Results, Continues Church Talks

March 23, 2015

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A strong plurality of West U residents — 49.3 percent support the West U City Council’s property exchange with West University Place Baptist Church and relocation of the Public Works Maintenance facility, while nearly 36 percent of those surveyed strongly oppose the plan. Dr. Richard Murray of the University of Houston Hobby Center for Public […]

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West U Crime Report

March 23, 2015

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On March 13, a West U Police Officer was dispatched to the 5600 block of Kirby to investigate the burglary of a motor vehicle. Upon the officer s arrival, the victim stated an unknown person(s) smashed the rear driver’s side window but didn’t remove anything. A criminal mischief report was generated, since nothing had been […]

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Big Issues at WU Council Meeting Monday

March 22, 2015

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After hearing the results of a random sample survey of registered voters, the West University Place City Council on Monday will consider authorizing the sale or transfer of property with West University Baptist Church in the controversial “Super Block” proposal for new municipal facilities. The council will begin with a special workshop meeting at 5:30 […]

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Council Oks Zoning Change, Some Residents Vow Repeal

March 10, 2015

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The West U City Council  on Monday voted, 3 to 1, to finally approve a new zoning ordinance for commercial properties in the city, despite protests from angry residents who vowed a petition drive to repeal the new zoning rules. Mayor Pro Tem Susan Sample, who is running unopposed in her bid to become West […]

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HISD to Delay WUES Enrollment Limits

March 10, 2015

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For now, West U Elementary is "safe" from limits on enrollment, Principal John Threet told the WUES PTO Tuesday.

A proposal to limit enrollment at West U Elementary School has been delayed for at least a year, Principal John Threet announced Monday in the school’s newsletter. At a meeting of the West U PTO Tuesday morning, Threet said that HISD’s plan to cap enrollment at WUES, Twain and Roberts elementary schools “has been delayed […]

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