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Posted on: November 19, 2018

Buffalo Speedway Project Underway

Through a federal grant, the City of West University Place was awarded funding to replace the existing road surface of Buffalo Speedway.  The project area will consist of the entire roadway between Bissonnet and Bellaire Blvd/West Holcombe. &...

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Buffalo Speedway Reconstruction

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Posted on: December 14, 2018

Special City Council Meeting

Wednesday, December 19

Agenda City Council

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Posted on: December 13, 2018

Christmas Tree Recycling to Begin Dec. 26

The City of West University Place will begin curbside collection of Christmas trees for recycling between December 26, and January 11.  All trees are to be free of foreign materials or objects (bulbs, stands, decorations, etc.) and placed at the ...

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Posted on: December 13, 2018

City Hosts Used Holiday Light Collection in Conjunction with the Houston Zoo

Frustrated with broken holiday lights, or just have a bunch that no longer suits your needs?  Don’t throw them away! Recycle them. The City of West U has a convenient drop off location at our Public Works Administrative Office Building,...

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Posted on: December 7, 2018

West U PD Offer Vacation House Watch Service

 West U PD Offer Vacation House Watch Service

Whether you’re going to Colorado for Christmas or New York for New Year’s Eve, the West University Police Department wants you to know they’ve got your back. Although the ...

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Community news
Posted on: December 3, 2018

Statement on the Passing of Former City Councilman

"The City of West University Place mourns the loss of a community leader, neighbor and friend,” said Mayor Susan Sample upon hearing of the passing for former Councilman Mike Farley. 

Farley served two terms on the City Council, being first e...

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Community news
Posted on: December 3, 2018

Notice of Road Closure (Ruskin St.)

Road closure: A concrete contractor will be performing repairs in the 4000 Block of Ruskin Street this week followed by a small repair in the 4200 Block of Ruskin Street. It is anticipated that the road will be closed to through traffic for up to 2 weeks ...

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Community news
Posted on: December 3, 2018

Simplify Your Life With Online Utility Account Management

Paperless Billing, Online Payment and Water Consumption Information

There has been much discussion on how to simplify our lives. One way is to reduce the amount of unwanted paper that passes through our hands.

Did you know the City of West U offers paperles...

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Community news
Posted on: December 1, 2018

City Flags to Fly at Half Staff

Flags at the City of West University Place facilities have been lowered to half staff in  honor of President George H.W. Bush, who passed away yesterday, November 30.

In accordance with a presidential proclamation, flags will remain at their lower...

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Posted on: November 28, 2018

Notice of Traffic Detour (Bridge Construction at Brays Bayou)

The Harris County Flood Control District has begun construction to modify or replace three existing bridges over Brays Bayou with new higher, wider and/or longer spans that will improve the conveyance of storm water along Brays Bayou in south central Harr...

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Community news
Posted on: November 21, 2018

Happy Thanksgiving

Here at the City of West University Place, we'd like to take a moment to wish you and yours a safe and happy Thanksgiving.  This is the time of year for sharing what you’re thankful for, and our residents are at the top of our list. We ...

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Posted on: November 16, 2018

City Offices Closed for Thanksgiving

City offices, including the Community Center, will be closed Thursday, November 22 and Friday, November 23, in observance of Thanksgiving.  All offices will re-open for business at 7:30 am, Monday, November 26. 

City parks will remain ope...

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Community news
Posted on: November 19, 2018

Buffalo Speedway Project Underway

Through a federal grant, the City of West University Place was awarded funding to replace the existing road surface of Buffalo Speedway.  The project area will consist of the entire roadway between Bissonnet and Bellaire Blvd/West Holcombe. &...

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Community news
Posted on: November 15, 2018

Councilwoman Named Mayor Pro Tem

Councilwoman

City Councilwoman Mardi Turner was elected Mayor Pro Tem at the Council’s Monday night meeting. She replaces the previous Mayor Pro Tem, Wayne Franklin, who resigned from the Council in August.

Mardi was elected to her first term on City Council ...

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Community news
Posted on: November 1, 2018

West University Place Opens New “Quiet” Park

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The City of West University Place officially opened Jennie Elizabeth Hughes Park, 6446 Sewanee, on Tuesday, October 30. 

The 15,000 square foot park includes a covered front porch entry at the corner of Sewanee and Pittsburg complete with a ceilin...

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Community news
Posted on: October 26, 2018

Notice of Unclaimed Property

Public Notice of Unclaimed Property

Valued at $100 or less

Every year various departments of the City of West University Place report unclaimed cash and valuables, from uncashed checks, deposits, refunds, overpayments or any other transactions creating a cr...

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Additional Info... Community news
Posted on: September 26, 2018

We'd Love to Have Your Feedback

Social media, emails, newsletters, meetings, the media, your neighbors - how do YOU get information about the City?

We’d like to know WHAT topics are most important to you and HOW you’d like to receive that information. 

Please...

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Posted on: September 4, 2018

Former West University Place Fire Chief Passes

Steve Ralls

September 4, 2018                                

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Patti Jett

Communications Director&nbs...

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Posted on: December 17, 2018

No trash, recycle or yard waste collection on Tuesday December 25.

In observance of Christmas, there will be no trash, recycle and yard waste collection on Tuesday December 25.  Trash, recycling and yard waste normally scheduled for Tuesday collection will instead be collected on Wednesday December 26.  ...

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Posted on: October 16, 2018

Statement on West University Place Adopted Tax Rate

This year's levy to fund maintenance and operations expenditures exceeds last year's maintenance and operations tax levy. The following statements must be included in the ordinance, resolution, or order setting this year's tax rate. The statements must be...

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Finance

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Posted on: December 3, 2018

Recreation Center Holiday Hours

Recreation Center Holiday Hours

Christmas Hours

Monday, December 24:  5:00am - 1:00pm

Tuesday, December 25:  CLOSED

Wednesday, December 26:  5:00am- 9:00pm

New Year's Hours

Monday, December 31:  5:00am - 6:00pm

Tuesday, Januar...

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Parks and Recreation

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Posted on: December 11, 2018

WUPD is seeking your assistance

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The West University Place Police Department is asking your assistance with locating this urn that contains a child’s ashes that was taken during a home burglary that occurred on 12/01/2018. The urn is white in color made of hard plastic with a teddy bear ...

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Police Department
Posted on: November 28, 2018

WUPD: Seeking information

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The West University Place Police Department is asking your assistance in identifying the subject in these photos. This subject is sought in connection with possible criminal activity in the 5900 blocks of Kirby.

If you have any information, please give us ...

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Police Department
Posted on: October 23, 2018

WUPD: Can you identify this subject?

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On 10/19/2018 a burglary of a motor vehicle took place in the 3000 block of Duke at Belmont. The suspect forced entry into the vehicle and removed a purse. A short time later, the victim's credit card was used at a nearby store for a large purchase.

The We...

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Posted on: April 19, 2018

WUPD Needs Your Help Identifying Suspect

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The West University Place Police Department is asking for your assistance in identifying the suspect depicted in the composite sketch. This suspect was observed in an attempted auto theft incident on Friday, March 9, 2018 in the 2700 block of Tangley.

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Additional Info... Police Department
Posted on: December 28, 2017

FEMA Fraud Investigations

The FEMA Fraud Division has begun contacting persons affected by fraudulent applications for assistance.

The FEMA agent that will contact you will have personal information about you from the claim(s) you have filed. However, if you are concerned about ver...

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Police Department

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