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Posted on: May 22, 2020

West U Update - City Services & Building Access Beginning June 1

West U Update – City Services & Access Beginning June 1

As the State of Texas begins the healing and reopening process, West U will also begin reopening and resuming services on June 1.  Please read the following for upcoming changes...

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Posted on: May 21, 2020

State of Texas & Harris County Update - Information on Executive Orders

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State of Texas & Harris County Update – Governor’s Executive Order GA-23 and Harris County Extension of Stay Home Order

In an effort to keep this update short, information regarding the limited reopening of West U facilities and ser...

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Posted on: May 12, 2020

West U Update - Park Green Spaces Reopening this Week

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West U Update – PARK GREEN SPACES REOPENING THIS WEEK

The City of West U will be opening its park green spaces this week to provide some additional areas for our residents to enjoy the weather while maintaining acceptable social distancing. These...

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Posted on: May 8, 2020

West U Update - Note from the City on Resuming Services

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West U Update – Note from the City on Resuming Services:

In response to Governor Abbott’s May 5 Executive Order GA-21, which amends the phased reopening plans for businesses in Texas, the City of West U is currently evaluating what faci...

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Posted on: May 6, 2020

State of Texas Update - Governor's Amends Order Allowing Additional Businesses to Open

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State of Texas Update – Governor Abbott Amends Order Allowing Additional Businesses to Open

On May 5, 2020, Governor Abbott issued Executive Order GA-21, which expands the types of business that will be able to open and clarifies appropriate soci...

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Posted on: May 4, 2020

Harris County Update - County Judge Hidalgo Issues Second Amended Stay Home, Work Safe

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Harris County Update – County Judge Hidalgo Issues Second Amended Stay Home, Work Safe Phase Reopening of Services

Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo issued an amended Stay Home Work Safe order to further the goals and polices of the State of Texas...

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Posted on: April 30, 2020

Thank You and a Measured Approach to Reopening City Services

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West U Update – Thank You and a Measured Approach to Reopening City Services

As we are all aware, on April 27, Governor Abbott announced the phased reopening of the Texas economy on Friday, May 1, which provides the framework for allowing busines...

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Coronavirus / COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: April 29, 2020

West U Update - Changes to Some City Services

West U Update – Changes to Some City Services

In response to Governor Abbott’s Executive Order GA-18 on Monday April 27, 2020, the City will be making some adjustments to the services and facilities. 

Please keep in min...

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Posted on: April 28, 2020

Harris County Update - Amended Order for Use of Face Coverings

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Harris County Update – County Judge Hidalgo Amends Order for Use of Face Coverings

On April 28, 2020, Harris County Judge Hidalgo amended her face covering order from mandatory to recommended, which complies with Governor Abbott’s Execu...

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Posted on: April 27, 2020

State of Texas Update - Governor's Executive Order Starts Phased Reopening of Texas

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State of Texas Update – Governor’s Exec. Order GA-18 Starts to Reopening Texas

The following updates relates to the Governor Abbott’s order today to reopen Texas, which layouts the framework towards accomplishing that goal. &a...

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Posted on: April 24, 2020

Harris County Issues Mandatory Face Covering Order

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Harris County Issues Mandatory Wearing of Face Coverings 

Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo signed an order mandating that everyone over the age of 10 wear a face covering when outside their home.  The order will be in effect for 30 days f...

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Posted on: April 17, 2020

West U Update - State of Texas Executive Order GA-16

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West U Update – Governor’s Executive Order  GA-16

West U – thank you for doing your part in stopping the communal spread of the Coronavirus. 

We are a little more than half way through the Stay Home &ndash...

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Posted on: April 9, 2020

West U Update - Easter Weekend Park Closures & Alternative Work Schedule for Public Works

West U Update – Easter Weekend Park Closures & Alt. Work Schedule for Public Works

EASTER WEEKEND PARK CLOSURES:

During Easter weekend, Friday (4/10) through Monday (4/13) the field at Colonial Park and the recreation center playing fields wil...

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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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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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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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Posted on: April 6, 2020

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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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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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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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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

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

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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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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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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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Posted on: March 23, 2020

New COVID-19 Self-Assessment Tool

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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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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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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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Posted on: March 19, 2020

WEST U UPDATE ON COVID-19

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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...

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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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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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Coronavirus / COVID-19 Updates
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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