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City Hall Parking Lot Construction
Posted: Thursday, October 8, 2009

Hurricane Ike took its toll on all kinds of property in Shoreacres, including City Hall. Slowly we are making repairs and hope to be back good as new by the summer of 2010.

Previously we repaired the marquee. This week we replaced our radio tower and antennas. Next week we will begin the process of replacing the parking lot. Not only did flood water damage the asphalt surface, but heavy trucks and forklifts used to provide emergency supplies created hazardous potholes that desperately need repair.

Parking Lot Construction Begins Monday, October 12.

Our new parking surface will be all concrete and provide additional parking space and improved drainage. Sidewalks surrounding City Hall will also be replaced.

Despite the construction, City Hall will maintain normal business hours.

The rear and front-side parking areas will be done one at a time. This means that while somewhat limited, parking will be available at City Hall throughout construction. The public business entry will always be via the front stairs. City Council and other meetings, including Municipal Court, will use either the rear or side door depending on the area of construction work.

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Homeowners Disaster Recovery Grant Program
Posted: Thursday, October 8, 2009

The Harris County Homeowner Disaster Recovery Program (HDRP) is now open for business. Under this program you may be eligible to receive money toward reconstruction, rehabilitation and/or elevation of your home. Even if the work has already been completed.

To be eligible homeowners must:

  1. Have been the owner of the property at the time of the storm and have remained the owner of the damaged property;

  2. Have occupied the property as primary residence at the time of the storm; and,

  3. Have received significant housing damage caused by Hurricane Ike.

Application process

Internet: Applications can be filed online at www.HarrisRecovery.org.

Telephone: Applications can be made by telephone at 877.332.8014.

In-Person: Applications can be filed in person at
               16602 Diana Lane in Clear Lake City (old Freeman Memorial Library).

The City of Shoreacres will not accept, nor process applications. 

After your application has been submitted, it may take approximately four weeks before you are notified if you are accepted into the program.

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Party at the Pier! A Grand Re-Opening
Posted: Thursday, October 22, 2009

Saturday, October 24th, the Shoreacres Recreation Association (SRA) will celebrate the Grand Re-Opening of the Shoreacres Pier.

Come down from 3:00pm to 7:00pm. Please bring your own lawn chair and a small side dish or dessert to share with your neighbors. The SRA will be serving up the barbecue.

Bring the kids too so they can play on the Lil' Jack's party slide.

Of course pier keys will be available ($30, half the normal cost).

For additional information about the Shoreacres Recreation Association or the pier please contact Keith Jasek at 281.684.1579 or Joel Graham at 281.701.8751.



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