News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: September 17, 2020

November 3 Election

The City of West U residents will not be voting on anything specific to West U on November 3.  The  City’s next general election will be held in May 2021.  

For important information about the November 3 Election, refer...

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Community News
Posted on: August 24, 2020

Tropical Storms Marco & Laura Update

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WEATHER UPDATE - TROPICAL STORMS MARCO & LAURA

The City of West U is finalizing preparations for TS Marco & Laura as they approach the gulf coast.   Depending on the storm’s path and severity, residents should expect service inte...

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Community News
Posted on: August 11, 2020

Notice About 2020 Tax Rates

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For information regarding the FY 2021 budget & 2020 tax rate Click here

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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

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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
Posted on: June 30, 2020

West U Update - Changes to Some City Services

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West U Update – Changes to City Services

Due to increasing COVID-19 concerns that have caused the County and State to pause their reopening plans, the following temporary reductions to non-essential services will go into effect on Friday, July 3....

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Coronavirus / COVID-19 Updates

News Flash

Posted on: August 27, 2020

FINAL UPDATE - Hurricane Laura

FINAL UPDATE – HURRICANE LAURA

Updated – Thursday Aug. 27 @ 9:10 am

Fortunately, West U and the Houston area were spared any significant issues resulting from Hurricane Laura.  Our hearts and prayers go out those communities in ...

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Emergency / Severe Weather Alerts
Posted on: August 26, 2020

HURRICANE LAURA UPDATE - Information and Reminders

SEVERE WEATHER UPDATE – HURRICANE LAURA

Updated – Wednesday Aug. 26 @ 6:00 pm

There has been no significant change from the storm path since this morning’s update.  Tonight, approximately 60 City team members will be s...

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Emergency / Severe Weather Alerts
Posted on: August 26, 2020

HURRICANE LAURA UPDATE

SEVERE WEATHER UPDATE – HURRICANE LAURA

Updated – Wednesday Aug. 26 @ 11:55 am

In response to Hurricane Laura and its projected landfall, Mayor Bob Higley signed a Disaster Declaration  and the City has activated our Emergency O...

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Emergency / Severe Weather Alerts
Posted on: August 25, 2020

SEVERE WEATHER UPDATE - Hurricane Laura

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SEVERE WEATHER UPDATE – HURRICANE LAURA

Updated – Tuesday Aug. 25 @ 1 pm

The following is an update on Hurricane Laura and impacts on City provided services.

PROJECTED LANDFALL

Laura’s projected landfall has moved west of the Tex...

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Emergency / Severe Weather Alerts

News Flash

Posted on: September 10, 2020

New Playground Equipment and Youth Challege Course Coming to Colonial Park

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Thanks to recommendations and the input from the Parks and Board, Friends of West University Parks Board, Parks and Recreation staff and a citizen user group new playground equipment and youth challenge course will be coming to Colonial Park soon.

On June ...

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Parks & Rec Highlights

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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: September 10, 2020

New Playground Equipment and Youth Challege Course Coming to Colonial Park

Colonial Park Challenge Course Rendering

Thanks to recommendations and the input from the Parks and Board, Friends of West University Parks Board, Parks and Recreation staff and a citizen user group new playground equipment and youth challenge course will be coming to Colonial Park soon.

On June ...

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Parks and Recreation

News Flash

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

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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

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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: August 12, 2020

Budget & Tax Rate

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View FY 2021 budget and 2020 tax rate information.

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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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