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News Flash

Posted on: April 6, 2020

No trash, recycling and yard waste collection on Friday April 10, 2020

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In observance of Good Friday, there will be NO trash, recycle and yard waste collection on Friday April 10, 2020.  Recycling and yard waste normally scheduled for Friday, will be collected on Wednesday April 8.  Please hold your trash un...

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Community News
Posted on: March 23, 2020

New COVID-19 Self-Assessment Tool

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https://www.readyharris.org/

Several COVID-19 testing sites are now operational in our region.  Harris County Public Health and the City of Houston Health Department have launched a new COVID-19 Self-Assessment Tool to determine whether you may ne...

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Community News
Posted on: March 20, 2020

West U Update on COVID-19 (3/20/20)

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March 20, 2020 

CITY SERVICES STILL OPERATING / BUILDING ACCESS TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC RESTRICTED

Starting Monday March 23, 2020, general public access to all City buildings will be restricted.  The only location for in-person service will ...

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Community News
Posted on: March 19, 2020

WEST U UPDATE ON COVID-19 (3/19/20)

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March 19, 2020 

WEST U UPDATE ON COVID-19 

The City’s Emergency Management team is monitoring the ongoing situation with the public health emergency due to COVID-19 and adjusting as the situation evolves.

Current Closures and Canc...

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Community News
Posted on: March 19, 2020

HCPH | Harris County COVID-19 Case Count (THU-11:00)

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HCPH’s new case details:

  • A 40-50 year-old man, who lives in the Northwest quadrant of Harris County (Community spread)

Harris County now has multiple cases without travel history and we do not know the source of transmission. This implies that COV...

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Additional Info... Community News
Posted on: March 18, 2020

Important Update from Harris County Regarding COVID-19 Testing Sites

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Harris County Public Health, along with the City of Houston and community partners are working to establish COVID-19 testing sites and will announce the locations and procedures when details are finalized.

Despite media reports, the sites are NOT scheduled...

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Community News
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Mayoral Declaration of a Local State of Disaster Due to Public Health Emergency

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Mayoral Declaration of a Local State of Disaster Due to Public Health Emergency

On March 17, 2020, Mayor Bob Higley signed a Declaration of a Local State of Disaster Due to Public Health Emergency. The City of West U was covered under the earlier emergency...

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Download Mayor's Declaration as a PDF Community News
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Utility Billing Customers Regarding the COVID-19 Virus

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Utility Billing Customers

At the City of West U, the health and well-being of our customers, residents and employees is our top priority. We understand the concern and uncertainty you may be experiencing surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19) and are commi...

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Community News
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Harris County Judge Issues Order Relating to COVID-19

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Judge Hildago has ordered that effective from 8:00 am on March 17, 2020 until 11:59 p.m. on March 31, 2020, unless terminated or modified by an earlier order, restaurants with or without drive-in or drive-through services and microbreweries, micro-distill...

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Community News
Posted on: March 16, 2020

WEST U UPDATE ON COVID-19 IMPACT TO CITY SERVICES

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March 16, 2020 Update 

WEST U UPDATE ON COVID-19 IMPACT TO CITY SERVICES

As West U continues to monitor the issues with COVID-19 and their impact on our community. In response to the changes conveyed late today by Harris County Health Department an...

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Community News
Posted on: March 13, 2020

MESSAGE FROM MAYOR BOB HIGLEY: An Update on the Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) and City Services

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The City Council and staff wanted to update you on City services related to recent news regarding Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) reported in the Houston metropolitan area.

Our Emergency Management Command Staff has been monitoring the daily updates from the C...

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Download the announcement from the Mayor as a PDF Community News
Posted on: March 12, 2020

West U Cancels/Postpones Some Events

Be advised that some Senior Service classes/events and activities have been canceled or temporarily suspended through March 31, 2020.  Staff will continue to monitor the situation; however, please be mindful of heightened hygiene protocol, such a...

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Community News
Posted on: March 10, 2020

Harris County Launches Coronavirus Call Center

Harris County Public Health (HCPH), in partnership with Harris Health announced an Ask My Nurse hotline from 9am to 7pm, 7 days a week as a resource for residents in unincorporated Harris County who do not have a healthcare provider and ...

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Community News
Posted on: March 6, 2020

Important Coronavirus (COVID-19) Disease Info and Updates

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The City is closely monitoring news and information relating to COVID-19. As of now, we are following the updates, suggestions, and guidelines outlined by Harris County Public Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention at https://www.cdc.go...

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Click here for more important information. Community News

News Flash

Posted on: April 7, 2020

West U Update - Information & DIY Guide to Making Cloth Face Coverings

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April 7, 2020 - West U Update – Information & DIY Guide on Making Cloth Face Coverings

The CDC is recommending the wearing of cloth face coverings to slow the spread of COVID-19 when in public, especially where social distancing of 6 feet can...

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Coronavirus / COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: April 6, 2020

West U Update - Do Your Part to Stop the Spread!

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April 6, 2020 - West U Update – Do Your Part to Stop the Spread

Do your part to help stop the communal spread of COVID-19.  The following information comes the CDC’s website on COVID-19

HOW THE VIRUS IS SPREAD? 

Person-t...

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Coronavirus / COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: April 6, 2020

COVID-19 vs. the Flu (Why is COVID-19 is worse than the flu)

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April 6, 2020 - West U Update – COVID-19 vs. FLU  (Why is COVID-19 worse than the flu)

There is common misconception that the COVID-19 is similar to the seasonal Flu, but only slightly worse.  Unfortunately, that is not the case...

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Coronavirus / COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: April 6, 2020

Do you want our Covid-19 updates via text message?

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If you’re receiving this email, you’re already subscribed to West U Covid-19 updates. You can also receive these updates via text message to your phone.

To subscribe via text, just follow these simple steps:

  1. Go to https://www.westutx.gov...
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Posted on: April 5, 2020

West U Update - Utility Payments No Longer Accepted in Person

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April 5, 2020 - COVID-19 UPDATE – UTILITY PAYMENTS NO LONGER ACCEPTED IN PERSON

While we enjoy the one on one interaction with our customers wanting to pay their utility bills in person, we feel that it is necessary to stop accepting uti...

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Coronavirus / COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: April 4, 2020

West U Update - Changes to How Some City Services Are Provided

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April 4, 2020 - COVID-19 UPDATE – CHANGES TO HOW SOME CITY SERVICES ARE PROVIDED

As the issue and severity of COVID-19 virus continues to evolve, the City will be changing how some of our City services are provided to our customers. &...

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Coronavirus / COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: April 4, 2020

West U Update - Additional Information on Harris County Stay Home Order

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April 4, 2020 - West Update

UPDATED INFORMATION ON HARRIS COUNTY STAY HOME – WORK SAFE ORDER

HARRIS COUNTY released additional on their extension of the Stay Home – Work Safe order that continues through April 30, 2020. &nbs...

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Coronavirus / COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 31, 2020

Update - Harris County Extends Stay Home - Work Safe Order

March 31, 2020 - Update

Harris County Extends Stay Home - Work Safe Order

State of Texas Extends Social Distancing & School Closures

HARRIS COUNTY  

At 3:00 pm on March 31, 2020, Harris County Judge Hidalgo extended the Stay Hom...

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Coronavirus / COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 27, 2020

West U Update - Thank You and Update on City Services

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WEST U COVID-19 UPDATE – THANK YOU FOR DOING YOUR PART 

Considering the daily changes in information on COVID-19 you hear on the news, the City Council and staff want to thank you for doing your part to fight this virus by staying home, ...

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Coronavirus / COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 24, 2020

West U Update - Additional Info on Harris County's Stay Home - Work Safe Order

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March 24, 2020 (7:15 pm)

WEST U COVID-19 UPDATE – ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON HARRIS COUNTY’S STAY HOME – WORK SAFE ORDER AND IMPACT ON WEST U 

The following update provides additional information regarding Harris County...

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Coronavirus / COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 24, 2020

Harris County Issues Stay Home – Work Safe Order

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WEST U COVID-19 UPDATE – HARRIS COUNTY ISSUES STAY HOME – WORK SAFE ORDER FOR ALL OF HARRIS COUNTY INCLUDING CITIES

Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo announced a Stay Home – Work Safe order that will go into effect at midnight ...

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Coronavirus / COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 23, 2020

New COVID-19 Self-Assessment Tool

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https://www.readyharris.org/

Several COVID-19 testing sites are now operational in our region.  Harris County Public Health and the City of Houston Health Department have launched a new COVID-19 Self-Assessment Tool to determine whether you may ne...

Read on...

Coronavirus / COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 20, 2020

West U Update on COVID-19

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March 20, 2020 

CITY SERVICES STILL OPERATING / BUILDING ACCESS TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC RESTRICTED

Starting Monday March 23, 2020, general public access to all City buildings will be restricted.  The only location for in-person service will ...

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Coronavirus / COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 19, 2020

WEST U UPDATE ON COVID-19

COVID-19

March 19, 2020 

WEST U UPDATE ON COVID-19 

The City’s Emergency Management team is monitoring the ongoing situation with the public health emergency due to COVID-19 and adjusting as the situation evolves.

Current Closures and Canc...

Read on...

Coronavirus / COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 19, 2020

HCPH | Harris County COVID-19 Case Count (THU-11:00)

Harris Ready News

HCPH’s new case details:

  • A 40-50 year-old man, who lives in the Northwest quadrant of Harris County (Community spread)

Harris County now has multiple cases without travel history and we do not know the source of transmission. This implies that COV...

Read on...

Additional Info... Coronavirus / COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 18, 2020

Important Update from Harris County Regarding COVID-19 Testing Sites

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Harris County Public Health, along with the City of Houston and community partners are working to establish COVID-19 testing sites and will announce the locations and procedures when details are finalized.

Despite media reports, the sites are NOT scheduled...

Read on...

Coronavirus / COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Mayoral Declaration of a Local State of Disaster Due to Public Health Emergency

COVID-19

Mayoral Declaration of a Local State of Disaster Due to Public Health Emergency

On March 17, 2020, Mayor Bob Higley signed a Declaration of a Local State of Disaster Due to Public Health Emergency. The City of West U was covered under the earlier emergency...

Read on...

Download Mayor's Declaration as a PDF Coronavirus / COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Utility Billing Customers Regarding the COVID-19 Virus

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Utility Billing Customers

At the City of West U, the health and well-being of our customers, residents and employees is our top priority. We understand the concern and uncertainty you may be experiencing surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19) and are commi...

Read on...

Coronavirus / COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Harris County Judge Issues Order Relating to COVID-19

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Judge Hildago has ordered that effective from 8:00 am on March 17, 2020 until 11:59 p.m. on March 31, 2020, unless terminated or modified by an earlier order, restaurants with or without drive-in or drive-through services and microbreweries, micro-distill...

Read on...

Coronavirus / COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 16, 2020

West U Update On COVID-19 Impact to City Services

COVID-19

March 16, 2020 Update 

WEST U UPDATE ON COVID-19 IMPACT TO CITY SERVICES

As West U continues to monitor the issues with COVID-19 and their impact on our community. In response to the changes conveyed late today by Harris County Health Department an...

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Coronavirus / COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 13, 2020

March 13, 2020 MESSAGE FROM THE MAYOR: An Update on the Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) & City Services

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The City Council and staff wanted to update you on City services related to recent news regarding Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) reported in the Houston metropolitan area.

Our Emergency Management Command Staff has been monitoring the daily updates from the C...

Read on...

Download the announcement from the Mayor as a PDF Coronavirus / COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 12, 2020

West U Cancels/Postpones Some Events

Be advised that some Senior Service classes/events and activities have been canceled or temporarily suspended through March 31, 2020.  Staff will continue to monitor the situation; however, please be mindful of heightened hygiene protocol, such a...

Read on...

Coronavirus / COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 10, 2020

Harris County Launches Coronavirus Call Center

Harris County Public Health (HCPH), in partnership with Harris Health announced an Ask My Nurse hotline from 9am to 7pm, 7 days a week as a resource for residents in unincorporated Harris County who do not have a healthcare provider and ...

Read on...

Coronavirus / COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 6, 2020

Important Coronavirus (COVID-19) Disease Info and Updates

COVID-19

The City is closely monitoring news and information relating to COVID-19. As of now, we are following the updates, suggestions, and guidelines outlined by Harris County Public Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention at https://www.cdc.go...

Read on...

Click here for more important information. Coronavirus / COVID-19 Updates

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: June 21, 2019

Recreation Center

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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: February 14, 2020

Summer Registration

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Summer Class Registration Dates

Priority Registration starts Tuesday, April 7.  

You can register in advance for the same classes that you are currently enrolled in or have been enrolled in within the past 30 days online or in person at the Recreat...

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Parks and Recreation

News Flash

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

News Flash

Posted on: March 12, 2020

Coronavirus Updates and Event Cancellations

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The City of West University Place is diligently monitoring the COVID-19 situation and City staff are taking steps to ensure continuity of essential services and keeping residents informed of what they can do to stay prepared. 

Public Health Author...

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Urgent News

News Flash

Posted on: March 12, 2020

Parks and Recreation Coronavirus Update

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Updated March 20, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

The Parks and Recreation Department’s primary concern is the health and safety of our members, program participants, staff, and their families. In accordance, the following measures are currentl...

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Urgent News - Parks and Rec

News Flash

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

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

History

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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

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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