News Flash

Posted on: September 21, 2020

Tropical Storm Beta Update

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Tropical Storm Beta is projected to make landfall tonight near Matagorda Bay. The City of West University Place continues to monitor the forecast for changes but anticipates no interruptions to normal City services or office hours at this time.

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Community News
Posted on: September 20, 2020

Tropical Storm Beta

09.20.20 - Tropical Storm Beta - 2

Harris County residents should prepare for potential tropical weather impacts beginning today. According to the National Hurricane Center, Tropical Storm Beta continues to move toward a landfall in southeast Texas by early Tuesday morning. The National We...

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Community News
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: 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
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 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 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: 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: 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
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
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