Mosquitoes aren’t just a bothersome itch, they are also carriers for the Zika virus and more. Here are a few safe treatments and natural prevention methods to keep your home bite-free.View Post
For those affected by Hurricane Harvey, knowing what to do next, where to find items that need replacing or contractors to help it get done, may be a bit of a challenge.To that end, the following list of resources has been compiled to help in the Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.View Post
HCMUD 1 Meetings are held on the second Tuesday of every month at 12:30 pm. This month the meeting location has been changed to:
2817 West Dallas
Houston, Texas 77019
The public is welcome to attend.
Due to circumstances as a result of Hurricane Harvey, the recyclables which were scheduled to be picked up on 9/6 will not be collected until 9/10 (Sunday). Please have your recycle bins in the street no later than Sunday morning at 6:00am. We apologize for the inconvenience. Normal schedules for recycling should resume next week.View Post
Water services are fully operational and the water is safe to drink. Trash collection services are continuing as regularly scheduled, but high volume and lots of traffic at disposal sites may cause some delays for trash collection for residents. Thank you for your patience as we get through the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.View Post
Tax-Free Holiday Weekend for Purchasing Emergency Supplies April 22-24
It’s that time of year again, to start thinking about emergency preparedness. Did you know that hurricane season starts June 1? Knowing how important emergency preparedness is, we invite you to evaluate your emergency supplies and possibly take advantage of the upcoming tax-free holiday weekend.
On April 22-24, an assortment of emergency supply items will be eligible for purchase, tax-free! Also, there is also no limit to the number of qualifying items you can purchase. Please refer to the list below for assistance:
Less than $3,000:
Less than $300:
Less than $75
Supplies that do not qualify for tax exemption:
Delivery and shipping charges:
During the holiday weekend, when buying the emergency supply items online additional charges are considered part of the sales tax (such as delivery, shipping, etc). This means if you exceed the allowed limit, you will be charged tax on the entirety of your purchase.
For more information, check out the Texas Comptroller's website.