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Posts published in “Day: November 26, 2020

Pct. 2 delivers 1400 Thanksgiving dinners

Precinct 2 Commissioner Adrian Garcia, at center, poses with workers and volunteers that gave out these food boxes and Turkeys for Thanksgiving to 1400 families that registered their need.

Harris County Precinct 2 — Commissioner Adrian Garcia hosted “Turkey Thursday” last Thursday, where he distributed turkeys to families at 10 Harris County Precinct 2 Community Centers.

Each location gave out 140 turkeys to registered families. This is the first time in Harris County history a precinct distributes a total of 1,400 turkeys in one day.

“Turkey Thursday” was possible thanks to partnership with non-profit Precinct2Gether, HEB Grocery Stores, and Partners in Primary Care.

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Crosby MUD’s Harris tells Chamber about growth issues

Teague Harris speaks on local water and sewer.

CROSBY – Teague Harris of Crosby Municipal Utility District (CMUD) visited the Crosby-Huffman Chamber of Commerce Thursday and spoke of neighborhood developments, annexation processes and potential provision of water and sewer to any big box commercial enterprises that wish to pay for part of the hookup outside of the CMUD current district.

Crosby MUD was established by the Texas Legislature in 1975. Their primary role is maintaining, repairing improving, and expanding the water and sewer ways. Historically, it does not concern itself with drainage issues. It does not have the problems of deep ditch supply venues. Initially, CMUD financed all of its construction though revenue. Some neighboring areas were paying for water and sewer and construction while CMUD expanded only upon garnered revenue. The possibility of financing through ad valorem taxes for construction and expansion exists but CMUD has always been financially conservative. Another factor in the history of CMUD is that it had to go to surface water earlier than many districts, in the early 1990’s.

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Santa comes to Highlands Dec. 5

SANTA sits last year in the Park Gazebo with 2020 Miss Highlands Haley Maxey, and Jr. Miss Highlands Aubrey Bird, in preparation to listen to childrens’ Christmas wishes.

HIGHLANDS – Santa Claus is planning on arriving in Highlands on Saturday night, December 5th at 5:00 pm. He is expected to arrive on a fire truck from the Highlands Volunteer Fire Department.

In spite of the restrictions placed on public events due to the COVID19 pandemic, children can expect to have their picture taken with Santa, and to give him a letter that the child wrote, listing gift wishes and other Holiday greetings. To keep everyone safe, distances will be maintained, and although Santa will be in the Gazebo in the park, children will only be able to stand outside near the entry.

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