City Of Houston Finances, Flooding, Rebuild Houston, Rebuild Houston - Drainage Fee / 17.08.2018

City Council voted yesterday to hold another vote on the Rebuild Houston proposition in November. You may recall that the Texas Supreme Court invalidated the original election held in 2010 because the City used misleading ballot language. But apparently your vote does not really matter,...

Flooding / 04.06.2018

Recently the City of Houston and the Harris County Flood Control District added new flood mapping tools to their websites. The City’s tool estimates the difference between the ground elevation and the 500-year flood plain.  The map is color coded for incremental differences up to five...