From the Mayor’s Desk

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The City of Manvel is bustling with activity involving many new ventures for our community. Several subdivisions are considering locating here and commercial projects as well. “Our time is now” and we welcome it.

Congratulations to Pomona for their Pomona Plunge. The project raised over $10,000 to the new school’s PTO Fund. What a grand way to begin!

Congratulations to Dr. Bobby Martinez, Manvel High School Booster Club and AISD on the dedication of the new Maverick Drive. This connects to McCoy and SH6. Working together is a blessing for all!

Welcome to Manvel’s new Finance Director, Michael Higgins. If you are in the area, please stop by and wish him well.

The Manvel Police Department is hosting their 2nd Citizens Police Academy from March 7 to April 25. Sessions will be held each Tuesday evening from 6 to 9 p.m. The sessions will be held at the Manvel EMS building at 6931 North Masters. Applications can be obtained from the Manvel Police Department at 6615 North Masters or you may contact Sgt. Tim Underwood at 281 478 1212 ext. 240 or [email protected]

EC Mason Elementary School and their dynamic Principal, Renae Rives, are one of 40 schools being considered as a National Showcase School. This involves capturing hearts, building positive relationships and encouraging respect for one another. The team will be here on Thursday to evaluate the program. EC Mason, what a fantastic program. We salute you and we should all follow your example!

For the second year in a row, the City of Manvel has received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association. This award is the highest form of recognition in government budgeting and represents a significant Achievement of the City of Manvel’s Finance Department.

On Thursday evening, Feb. 16, Memorial Hermann Hospital will have their inaugural “Hearts and Heels” Fashion Show. This is to educate our community about women’s heart health. Heart disease and stroke cause 1 in 3 deaths among women each year more than all cancers involved To register, please call 713-222-2273 or visit memorialhermann.org/heartsandheels. The event is free, but seating is limited.

Thank you, as always, for your continued input and support. Scott Caan said, “Good things happen when you set your priorities straight.” God bless!

Mayor Delores Martin