Town Hall Meeting Thursday at 6:30 Will Cover Wide Variety of Topics

Houston City Council Member Dave Martin will host a town hall meeting tomorrow, Thursday, October 17 at 6:30 p.m. It will be at the Kingwood Community Center, 4102 Rustic Woods, Kingwood, TX 77345. Hear from city and community representatives about news related to the Kingwood and Lake Houston areas of District E. 

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner at Kingwood town hall meeting in October of 2018. Flooding was a hot topic then and even hotter now.

List of Speakers and Topics

  • Texas State Senator Brandon Creighton will kick off the town hall meeting, providing an update on Proposition 8 and sand-mining legislation. 
  • Mayor Sylvester Turner will attend.
  • Stephen Costello, City of Houston Chief Recovery Officer, will update residents on the progress of projects such as additional Lake Houston Spillway Dam Improvement Project (Flood Gates) and dredging. 
  • Houston Public Works and the Coastal Water Authority will address the Lake Houston Dam Maintenance Project. It’s why the lake will be one foot below normal through next November.
  • Stan Sarman, TIRZ 10 board chair, will discuss the Northpark Drive Mobility Improvement Project. 
  • Chuck Gilman, San Jacinto River Authority Director of Flood Management, will address the regional watershed study.
  • Chip Place from the Houston Parks Board will update residents on the Bayou Greenways 2020 project along the San Jacinto River. 
  • Texas Department of Transportation will update residents on the Loop 494 expansion project. 

Information About Kingwood Docks and More

Those who arrive early can browse information stations starting at 6:00 p.m. hosted by:

  • Lovett Commercial (Kingwood Docks)
  • Houston Public Works
  • Houston Police Department Kingwood Division
  • Houston Permitting Center to assist residents with questions related to storm damage repairs and rebuilding. 

Tables will remain open after the town hall meeting for those who arrive late.

For more information, please contact Council Member Martin’s office at (832) 393-3008 or via email at

Posted by Bob Rehak on October 16, 2019

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