From the Mayor’s Desk

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It appears our Winter has decided to take a break and invite Spring to come early. Many exciting happenings are finding our beloved city.

The Hearts and Heels style show on Feb. 16 at Memorial Hermann Hospital with clothes furnished by Macy’s was a tremendous success. I was chosen to be one of the models. It centered on educating 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.

Congratulations to Cub Scout Pack 483 and their blue and gold banquet on Feb. 18 at Sacred Heart Church. This is a very active pack consisting of over 60 young boys and a fantastic group of leaders who give of their time and talent to guide these boys into aspiring leaders of our society.

Another call.. 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 281-489-1212, ext. 240. I was a graduate of the first academy and it is more than worthwhile to participate.

The annual 2017 Tour de Braz will be on Sunday, April 23. It will be passing Manvel Volunteer Fire Department’s station #2 on South Masters. Please pay attention to the traffic.

Progress is being made with the Big Horn Bar-B-Que location. They hope to start construction before summer.

Progress is continuing with HEB. They are pleased with the location and are finishing their due diligence. More information will follow.

Congratulations to Make It Personal, Embroidery and Screen Printing for choosing to locate in our city.

TxDot is moving closer to the Manvel side on the median project. They are in the process of installing the signalization on the right side of SH6 across Valero Please respect the barriers and restrictions that will be enforced during the worktime.

The Forty Days of Lent are approaching so that we can get ready for the Glorious celebrations of Easter. J Kangaa said, “The will to win means nothing without the will to prepare.”

Mayor Delores Martin