Lazybrook News

from the Lazybrook Civic Club

Archive for March, 2011

March Newsletter

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

View the March 2011 newsletter in PDF.

The Sound of the 290 Expansion

Friday, March 18th, 2011

A small group of homeowners that includes residents of Timbergrove, Brookwoods Estates, and Holly Park have filed a lawsuit against the Federal Highway Administration claiming that the agency approved the expansion of Hwy. 290…

City of Houston Redistricting 2011 Town Hall Meeting (District A) — FRIENDLY REMINDER

Friday, March 18th, 2011

The City of Houston Charter requires that the City Council expand to eleven single-member districts at such point that census data demonstrates that the City’s population exceeds 2.1 million residents. The City is interested in hearing from you and your neighborhood regarding your suggestions for the configuration of the new council districts. Attend this Town [...]

Letter from the President

Friday, March 18th, 2011

Hello Lazybrookers!   What a winter….I keep trying to see my garden as half full but my heart aches at the lovely plants that once again didn’t make it through the freeze.  Why oh why do I keep planting delicate plants?  Is it the thrill of a neighbor asking  what is that planted in your side [...]

Recycle Your Refrigerator

Thursday, March 17th, 2011

The company, Jaco Environmental, has a program for recycling refrigerators, freezers, and room air conditioners.

Yard of the Month – March 2011

Thursday, March 17th, 2011

As we drove all around the Lazybrook subdivision on the last days of February looking for the “yard of the month” for March, we finally came back to our own street and selected our next door neighbors, Duane and Betty Davis’ yard.

Community Shred-It Event

Thursday, March 17th, 2011

In an effort to help prevent identity theft, Sheriff Adrian Garcia is extending an invitation to the public to come and shred old documents such as, old tax records, old medical records, and other personal documents free of charge. Identity theft has become one of the costliest crimes in the nation. With that in mind, [...]

Jaycee Park Update

Thursday, March 17th, 2011

It is hard to believe, but just 1 1/2 years since our first meeting, construction at Jaycee Park has begun!!!!! The work they are doing at the park today is the silt fence, which is to prevent construction sediment and debris from running into the storm water system. It will remain up for the duration of the water playground project.

Hike and Bike Trail Supporters

Thursday, March 17th, 2011

London, Fat Tire Bike ToursIn an effort to expand the development of hike and bike trails throughout Texas and especially in urban areas, State Representative Jim Murphy has filed House Bill 1943. This bill encourages (but does not require) local governments and local utilities to work together to develop trails along utility corridors. Specifically, it protects the utilities from additional liability resulting from their allowing recreational use of the property. In addition to our bayou corridors, there is a real need to provide long stretches of off-street multi-use trails via our many utility corridors.

Gardener’s fitness. Are you ready?

Monday, March 14th, 2011

Head gardeners Bellies The rains are ready. The tools are ready. Is your body ready? Gardening is a pleasure that is hard to explain. You may use your whole weekend days to make your yard into the oasis that you envisioned – and beat up your body in the process.

Beautification Update

Friday, March 11th, 2011

Fall LaborsBy the time you read this, the tree planting for this year will be finished. Trees were added on Jester near Foodarama and also near Millwood. A few might be needed on 18th because several trees look as though they are dead. If they do not put out new leaves, they will be removed and replaced.

Civic Club Meeting on March 22nd

Tuesday, March 1st, 2011

Come and join the discussion! All are welcome to participate in the cultivation of our great neighborhood.

Door Prizes will be available!