News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: November 25, 2020

Heavy Rainfall Friday and Saturday

National Weather Service

A complex weather pattern is setting up for the end of the week and this system will produce locally heavy rain over much of Southeast Texas on Friday and Saturday. Periods of light rain should begin to develop early Friday morning. Favorable upper level ...

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Community News
Posted on: November 24, 2020

Thanksgiving Office Closures

All city offices will be closed on Thursday November 26, 2020 and Friday November 27,2020 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Offices will reopen Monday, November 30th.

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Community News
Posted on: November 21, 2020

Food Waste Drop-off Pilot Program

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The City of West University Place is partnering with Zero Waste Houston to implement food waste/food scrap drop-off pilot program at no cost to residents.  This pilot program will be held every Saturday starting December 5 through January 23. &am...

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Community News
Posted on: November 10, 2020

Holiday Spirit in West U

2019 Tree lighting

"Virtual" Tree Lighting Ceremony (also includes Santa Truckin' thru West U)

The Tree Lighting Ceremony will be held on Monday, December 7, at approximately 6:30 pm. While being streamed live through Facebook, the Mayor and City Council members wi...

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Community News
Posted on: July 2, 2020

2019 Water Quality Report

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The City of West University Place 2019 Water Quality Report is now available.  West U staff continually monitor your drinking water for contaminants, and ensures that it meets federal and state requirements.  The City of West University ...

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Community News

News Flash

Posted on: July 15, 2020

Message from your West U City Council in the Fight Against COVID-19

City of West University Place

Dear West U,

West University City Council encourages people to wear a mask and avoid gatherings to help protect themselves and others from COVID-19. Everything may look calm in West U, but a battle for human life is being fought in the Texas Medical Center...

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Coronavirus / COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: July 3, 2020

State of Texas and Harris County Updates on COVID-19

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STATE OF TEXAS & HARRIS COUNTY UPDATES

Recently, Governor Abbot issued a proclamation amending Executive Order GA-28 relating to mass gatherings in Texas and Executive Order GA-29 relating to the use of face coverings.  Harris County Judge Hid...

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Coronavirus / COVID-19 Updates

News Flash

Posted on: November 18, 2020

Notice on Water Quality - Water is Safe to Use

During the recent low water pressure issue, the City's water pressure remained above the safe threshold and there is no need to boil water prior to using.  Water is safe for consumption.

Thank you for your patience during matter.

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Emergency / Urgent Alerts
Posted on: November 18, 2020

Final Update - Water Pressure Restored

City crews identified the issue that affected water pressure throughout the City and restored pressure at approximately 7:30 pm tonight.  If you are still experiencing water pressure issues after 8:30 pm tonight, please contact the City'...

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Emergency / Urgent Alerts

News Flash

Posted on: November 4, 2020

Recreation Center Programs Starting in December

Tennis

Are you ready to take classes in-person again? If so, the West University Place Recreation Center is here for you. The Recreation Center has several great in-person classes with sessions beginning in December. Programs will follow COVID-19 safety guidelin...

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Parks & Rec Highlights
Posted on: November 10, 2020

Holiday Spirit in West U

2019 Tree lighting

"Virtual" Tree Lighting Ceremony (also includes Santa Truckin' thru West U)

The Tree Lighting Ceremony will be held on Monday, December 7, at approximately 6:30 pm. While being streamed live through Facebook, the Mayor and City Council m...

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Parks & Rec Highlights

News Flash

Posted on: June 21, 2019

Recreation Center

Exterior of Recreation Center

The Recreation Center offers a wide variety of classes for all ages.

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Posted on: June 21, 2019

Colonial Park Pool

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Colonial Park Pool is the place to relax and bring out the inner kid in everyone.

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Posted on: June 21, 2019

Contact Us

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Get in touch!

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News Flash

Posted on: November 10, 2020

Holiday Spirit in West U

2019 Tree lighting

"Virtual" Tree Lighting Ceremony (also includes Santa Truckin' thru West U)

The Tree Lighting Ceremony will be held on Monday, December 7, at approximately 6:30 pm. While being streamed live through Facebook, the Mayor and City Council m...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: November 4, 2020

Recreation Center Programs Starting in December

Tennis

Are you ready to take classes in-person again? If so, the West University Place Recreation Center is here for you. The Recreation Center has several great in-person classes with sessions beginning in December. Programs will follow COVID-19 safety guidelin...

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Parks and Recreation

News Flash

Posted on: November 5, 2020

Tips to keep yourself safe from Identity Theft

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Identity theft is a serious crime. People whose identities have been stolen can spend months or years – and their hard earned money – cleaning up the mess the thieves have made of their good name and credit record. With any crime, you ...

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Public Safety
Posted on: November 1, 2020

Fatality Crash in the 5800 block of Weslayan

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On 11/1/2020 at approximately 12:20 PM, West University Place first responders were dispatched to a major vehicle crash in the 5700 block of Weslayan. One party of that crash was involved in a second major crash in the 5800 block of Weslayan. The second m...
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Public Safety
Posted on: October 22, 2020

WUPD: BOLO for Forged Check Suspect

The West University Place Police Department is seeking assistance regarding a suspect sought in connection with cashing a forged check. 

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Public Safety
Posted on: September 24, 2020

Juveniles Apprehended for Criminal Mischief and Trespassing

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On 09/16/2020 Officers apprehended three juveniles for trespassing on private property. The juveniles were later released to an employee of The Shamar Hope Haven Residential Treatment Center at the request of Child Protective Services. Later that morning ...

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Public Safety
Posted on: July 8, 2020

Door-to-Door Scams

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Scammers may disguise themselves as representing a city official or private company in order to gain information or access to your home. Some door-to-door scams include magazine subscription sales, fraudulent fundraisers, “free” home s...

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Public Safety
Posted on: April 29, 2020

WUPD: BMV Suspects - 04/28/2020

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On Tuesday April 28, officers, after receiving a call from a vigilant citizen, apprehended three suspects that had been burglarizing vehicles in the area of the 4200 block of Tennyson. The District Attorney’s Office was contacted and two counts ...

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Public Safety
Posted on: April 10, 2020

A Message from Police Chief Ken Walker

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For some time now the West U Police Department has been listing on our web site persons arrested in West U, and their usually lengthy criminal histories, in an effort to educate our residents about the failure of the criminal justice system in Harris Coun...

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Public Safety
Posted on: April 2, 2020

Don't Fall for the Scam!

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The IRS doesn’t initiate contact with taxpayers by email, text messages, or social media channels to request personal or financial information. Recognize the telltale signs of a scam.

The IRS or other government agency will not call you to confir...

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Public Safety

News Flash

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Posted on: November 20, 2020

Weekly Crime Report 11/13/2020 - 11/20/2020

Important Notice

The West University Place Police Department’s Crime Report represents basic data of crimes. There are limitations associated with the information provided.

Initial crime classifications may be changed at a later date based upon further inve...

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Weekly Crime Report
Posted on: November 13, 2020

Weekly Crime Report 11/06/2020 - 11/13/2020

Important Notice

The West University Place Police Department’s Crime Report represents basic data of crimes. There are limitations associated with the information provided.

Initial crime classifications may be changed at a later date based upon further inve...

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Weekly Crime Report
Posted on: November 6, 2020

Weekly Crime Report 10/30/2020 - 11/06/2020

Important Notice

The West University Place Police Department’s Crime Report represents basic data of crimes. There are limitations associated with the information provided.

Initial crime classifications may be changed at a later date based upon further inve...

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Weekly Crime Report
Posted on: October 30, 2020

Weekly Crime Report 10/23/2020 - 10/30/2020

Important Notice

The West University Place Police Department’s Crime Report represents basic data of crimes. There are limitations associated with the information provided.

Initial crime classifications may be changed at a later date based upon further inve...

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Weekly Crime Report
Posted on: October 23, 2020

Weekly Crime Report 10/16/2020 - 10/23/2020

Important Notice

The West University Place Police Department’s Crime Report represents basic data of crimes. There are limitations associated with the information provided.

Initial crime classifications may be changed at a later date based upon further inve...

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Weekly Crime Report
Posted on: October 16, 2020

Weekly Crime Report 10/09/2020 - 10/16/2020

Important Notice

The West University Place Police Department’s Crime Report represents basic data of crimes. There are limitations associated with the information provided.

Initial crime classifications may be changed at a later date based upon further inve...

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Weekly Crime Report
Posted on: October 9, 2020

Weekly Crime Report 10/02/2020 - 10/09/2020

Important Notice

The West University Place Police Department’s Crime Report represents basic data of crimes. There are limitations associated with the information provided.

Initial crime classifications may be changed at a later date based upon further inve...

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Weekly Crime Report
Posted on: October 2, 2020

Weekly Crime Report 09/25/2020 - 10/02/2020

Important Notice

The West University Place Police Department’s Crime Report represents basic data of crimes. There are limitations associated with the information provided.

Initial crime classifications may be changed at a later date based upon further inve...

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Weekly Crime Report
Posted on: September 25, 2020

Weekly Crime Report 09/18/2020 - 09/25/2020

Important Notice

The West University Place Police Department’s Crime Report represents basic data of crimes. There are limitations associated with the information provided.

Initial crime classifications may be changed at a later date based upon fu...

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Weekly Crime Report
Posted on: September 18, 2020

Weekly Crime Report 09/11/2020 - 09/18/2020

Important Notice

The West University Place Police Department’s Crime Report represents basic data of crimes. There are limitations associated with the information provided.

Initial crime classifications may be changed at a later date based upon fu...

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Weekly Crime Report
Posted on: September 11, 2020

Weekly Crime Report 09/04/2020 - 09/11/2020

Important Notice

The West University Place Police Department’s Crime Report represents basic data of crimes. There are limitations associated with the information provided.

Initial crime classifications may be changed at a later date based upon fu...

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Weekly Crime Report
Posted on: August 28, 2020

Weekly Crime Report 08/28/2020 - 09/04/2020

Important Notice

The West University Place Police Department’s Crime Report represents basic data of crimes. There are limitations associated with the information provided.

Initial crime classifications may be changed at a later date based upon fu...

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Weekly Crime Report
Posted on: August 28, 2020

Weekly Crime Report 08/21/2020 - 08/28/2020

Important Notice

The West University Place Police Department’s Crime Report represents basic data of crimes. There are limitations associated with the information provided.

Initial crime classifications may be changed at a later date based upon fu...

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Weekly Crime Report
Posted on: August 21, 2020

Weekly Crime Report 08/14/2020 - 08/21/2020

Important Notice

The West University Place Police Department’s Crime Report represents basic data of crimes. There are limitations associated with the information provided.

Initial crime classifications may be changed at a later date based upon fu...

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Weekly Crime Report
Posted on: August 14, 2020

Weekly Crime Report 08/07/2020 - 08/14/2020

Important Notice

The West University Place Police Department’s Crime Report represents basic data of crimes. There are limitations associated with the information provided.

Initial crime classifications may be changed at a later date based upon fu...

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Weekly Crime Report
Posted on: August 7, 2020

Weekly Crime Report 07/31/2020 - 08/07/2020

Important Notice

The West University Place Police Department’s Crime Report represents basic data of crimes. There are limitations associated with the information provided.

Initial crime classifications may be changed at a later date based upon fu...

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Weekly Crime Report
Posted on: July 31, 2020

Weekly Crime Report 07/24/2020 - 07/31/2020

Important Notice

The West University Place Police Department’s Crime Report represents basic data of crimes. There are limitations associated with the information provided.

Initial crime classifications may be changed at a later date based upon fu...

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Weekly Crime Report
Posted on: July 24, 2020

Weekly Crime Report 07/17/2020 - 07/24/2020

Important Notice

The West University Place Police Department’s Crime Report represents basic data of crimes. There are limitations associated with the information provided.

Initial crime classifications may be changed at a later date based upon fu...

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Weekly Crime Report
Posted on: July 17, 2020

Weekly Crime Report 07/10/2020 - 07/17/2020

Important Notice

The West University Place Police Department’s Crime Report represents basic data of crimes. There are limitations associated with the information provided.

Initial crime classifications may be changed at a later date based upon fu...

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Weekly Crime Report
Posted on: July 10, 2020

Weekly Crime Report 07/03/2020 - 07/10/2020

Important Notice

The West University Place Police Department’s Crime Report represents basic data of crimes. There are limitations associated with the information provided.

Initial crime classifications may be changed at a later date based upon fu...

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Weekly Crime Report
Posted on: July 7, 2020

Weekly Crime Report 06/26/2020 - 07/03/2020

Important Notice

The West University Place Police Department’s Crime Report represents basic data of crimes. There are limitations associated with the information provided.

Initial crime classifications may be changed at a later date based upon fu...

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Weekly Crime Report
Posted on: June 26, 2020

Weekly Crime Report 06/19/2020 - 06/26/2020

Important Notice

The West University Place Police Department’s Crime Report represents basic data of crimes. There are limitations associated with the information provided.

Initial crime classifications may be changed at a later date based upon fu...

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Weekly Crime Report
Posted on: June 19, 2020

Weekly Crime Report 06/12/2020 - 06/19/2020

Important Notice

The West University Place Police Department’s Crime Report represents basic data of crimes. There are limitations associated with the information provided.

Initial crime classifications may be changed at a later date based upon fu...

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Weekly Crime Report
Posted on: May 1, 2020

Weekly Crime Report 04/24/2020 - 05/01/2020

Important Notice

The West University Place Police Department’s Crime Report represents basic data of crimes. There are limitations associated with the information provided.

Initial crime classifications may be changed at a later date based upon fu...

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Weekly Crime Report
Posted on: April 24, 2020

Weekly Crime Report 04/17/2020 - 04/24/2020

Important Notice

The West University Place Police Department’s Crime Report represents basic data of crimes. There are limitations associated with the information provided.

Initial crime classifications may be changed at a later date based upon fu...

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Weekly Crime Report
Posted on: April 17, 2020

Weekly Crime Report 04/10/2020 - 04/17/2020

Important Notice

The West University Place Police Department’s Crime Report represents basic data of crimes. There are limitations associated with the information provided.

Initial crime classifications may be changed at a later date based upon fu...

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Weekly Crime Report
Posted on: April 14, 2020

Weekly Crime Report 04/03/2020 - 04/10/2020

Important Notice

The West University Place Police Department’s Crime Report represents basic data of crimes. There are limitations associated with the information provided.

Initial crime classifications may be changed at a later date based upon fu...

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Weekly Crime Report
Posted on: April 3, 2020

Weekly Crime Report 03/27/2020 - 04/03/2020

Important Notice

The West University Place Police Department’s Crime Report represents basic data of crimes. There are limitations associated with the information provided.

Initial crime classifications may be changed at a later date based upon fu...

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Weekly Crime Report
Posted on: March 18, 2020

Weekly Crime Report 03/20/2020 - 03/27/2020

Important Notice

The West University Place Police Department’s Crime Report represents basic data of crimes. There are limitations associated with the information provided.

Initial crime classifications may be changed at a later date based upon fu...

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Weekly Crime Report

News Flash

Posted on: June 21, 2019

History

Street

The idea for a community of country homes in the area that is now West University Place was conceived in 1910 by Ben W. Hooper, then Governor of Tennessee.

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Posted on: June 21, 2019

Vision & Strategy

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Learn about strategic visioning and goal setting process established by City Council and the City’s executive staff.

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Posted on: June 21, 2019

Parks & Recreation

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Our Parks and Recreation Department has a variety of facilities and parks that offer a wide range of classes, activities, and special events for community participation, fun, physical activity and growth, in a safe and wholesome environment.

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