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Tree Down

May 26, 2015

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This tree was uprooted in the 2700 block of Albans.
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West U Observes Memorial Day

May 22, 2015

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In observance of Memorial Day, the city of West University Place offices will be closed on Monday, May 25, and no curbside collection will take place.   Recycling normally scheduled for collection on Monday, May 25 will be collected on Wednesday, May 27. Trash normally scheduled for Monday will be collected on the next regularly […]

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WU Council Signs Off

May 19, 2015

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The West U City Council on Monday endorsed an update to the city’s Long Range Master Plan, for consideration by the next city council. The council also unanimously approved expenses of more than $125,000 spent pursuing a controversial land swap with West University Baptist Church. Since it was the final meeting for the current council, […]

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WU Council to Consider 2015 Master Plan

May 16, 2015

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The West University Place City Council will meet Monday at 6:30 p.m. to canvass the official results of the recent May 9 municipal election, and to consider the city’s 2015 long-range Master Plan for municipal facilities. Mayor Susan Sample and the four newly elected council members, Burt Ballanfant, Bob Kelly, Brennan Reilly and Mardi Turner, […]

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Council Meeting Canceled after Church Pulls Plug

May 14, 2015

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The special meeting of the West U City Council that had been scheduled for today has been canceled. The decision to cancel the meeting was announced early today, after officials of West University Baptist Church decided late Wednesday to pull the plug on real estate negotiations with the city of West U over its new […]

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George Boehme: My Opinion

May 14, 2015

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West University Baptist Church has done the right thing by bowing out of a struggle with city officials over where the church will build a youth center. West U city council was scheduled to make a final decision tonight on a proposed land swap with the church, which would have allowed to church to build […]

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Baptist Church Pulls Plug On Land Swap

May 13, 2015

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Statement From West University Baptist Church

In an effort to avoid more controversy, representatives of the West University Baptist Church have notified the City of West University Place that they are terminating any negotiations about a property exchange with West U. Here is the statement from West University Baptist Church. It is expected that the special meeting of the West University […]

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Council to Hold Special Meeting on Church Land Deal

May 11, 2015

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Despite an election victory by opponents, the West U City Council will hold a special meeting Thursday at 6:30 p.m. to consider a land deal with West University Baptist Church. Notice of the special meeting was posted shortly before 5 p.m. Monday on the city’s website. The only item on the agenda is:  “Real Estate […]

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THURSDAY: WUES Attendance Issues Back on Agenda For HISD Board

May 11, 2015

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Parents of students at West U Elementary School are engaged in a massive email and letter-writing campaign, in an effort to convince the Houston Independent School District’s Board of Trustees not to vote on a plan that could re-zone some students at the acclaimed elementary school. The HISD board might consider a plan aimed at […]

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Weekend Burglary in West U

May 11, 2015

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On Saturday, May 9 at 2:34 p.m., West University Place police officers were dispatched to the 2600 block of Sunset, in response to a residential burglary. The victim told officers that an unknown subject knocked on her front door and told her that he was going to be trimming the trees in her backyard. The […]

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