News Flash

Posted on: May 18, 2021

Buffalo Speedway Traffic Alert

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**Traffic Alert** 

Starting July 12th, 2021 (pending weather), the contractor (SER Construction) is scheduled to close two northbound lanes of traffic on Buffalo Speedway. The lanes will be diverted to a single lane in each direction at Buffalo Sp...

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Buffalo Speedway Reconstruction
Posted on: April 29, 2021

Contractor Breaks Ground on Buffalo Speedway Project

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After nearly 5-years of planning, the contractor for the Buffalo Speedway project has broken ground! Work has begun at the outfall located at Poor Farm Ditch behind St. Vincent’s de Paul Catholic Church. This initiates work to replace undergroun...

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Buffalo Speedway Reconstruction
Posted on: April 19, 2021

Buffalo Speedway Construction Update

Update 7/26/21: Construction along Buffalo Speedway- Phase 4 in West University Place will begin sooner than anticipated. Phase 4 consists of work starting on Amherst St. progressing north to Wroxton Rd. 

Scheduled on August 2, the Contra...

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Buffalo Speedway Reconstruction

News Flash

Posted on: July 14, 2021

Virtual Gate Phase 2 is Underway

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Work is underway to install new license plate recognition (LPR) cameras and Tilt-Pan-Zoom (TPZ) as part of the Virtual Gate Project – Phase 2.  The cameras are equipped with similar technology used in police patrol vehicles that can det...

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Community News
Posted on: July 6, 2021

West University Place Citizens Academy

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The City of West University Place is offering residents an opportunity to see, firsthand, how their city operates. This unique experience will give residents a closer look at day-to-day City operations, including how services are provided, and what it tak...

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Community News

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Posted on: July 19, 2021

Oleander and Scrub Tree Removal

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Due to extensive damage from the winter freeze, 154 oleanders and scrub trees lining Edloe are slated for removal on Wednesday, July 28, weather permitting. Crews will work through Thursday, July 29 and potentially Saturday, July 31 to complete the projec...

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Parks & Rec Highlights

News Flash

Posted on: June 21, 2019

Recreation Center

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The Recreation Center offers a wide variety of classes for all ages.

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Posted on: January 4, 2021

Statewide Gold Medal Award for Excellence

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The City of West University Place Parks and Recreation Department was honored with the prestigious Gold Medal Award at the 2020 Texas Recreation and Park Society (TRAPS) Institute Annual Awards Ceremony on February 27 at the Moody Gardens Convention Cente...

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Parks & Rec Spotlights
Posted on: January 4, 2021

Colonial Park Pool

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Colonial Park Pool is the place to relax and bring out the inner kid in everyone.

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News Flash

Posted on: July 22, 2021

Dive In Movies

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Join the West University Place Parks and Recreation Department for this year's Dive-In Movies at Colonial Park Pool. Each of the two schedule dates will feature a family-friendly movie shown on an inflatable screen in the grass area at Colonial P...

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Parks and Recreation

News Flash

Posted on: June 24, 2021

WUPD- Catalytic Converter Thefts

Within the past week, the West University Place Police Department has noticed a rise in the theft of catalytic converters from vehicle exhaust systems. Although all vehicles can be a target to the theft, Toyota Priuses are the most recently victimized veh...

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Public Safety
Posted on: June 1, 2021

WUPD- Community Cares Program

The Community C.A.R.E.S. (Connect, Attention, Respect, Engage, and Service) program is a tremendous opportunity for West University Place first responders, of our police and fire departments, as well as our residents, to form a united partnership to creat...

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Public Safety

News Flash

Posted on: January 25, 2021

Noise Ordinance

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In response to the increase of leaf blowers, the City of West University Place amended the City's Ordinance that will help decrease noise pollution in the City. Enforcement of the new noise ordinance will begin MAY 3, 2021.

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Public Works Spotlight
Posted on: January 28, 2021

City Wide Drainage Study

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In 2019, the City authorized the completion of a Citywide Drainage Modeling Study that evaluated and modeled existing conditions of the City's drainage system. The results indicated that the majority of the City has limited drainage capacity. The...

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Public Works Spotlight
Posted on: May 24, 2021

Mosquito Control

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The City of West University Place monitors mosquito activity through information provided by the Harris County Mosquito Control District. The City’s pest control partner begins spraying the first week of April through the end of October. In addi...

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Public Works Spotlight

News Flash

Posted on: July 23, 2021

Weekly Crime Report 07/16/2021 - 07/23/2021

Important Notice

The West University Place Police Department’s Crime Report represents basic data of crimes. There are limitations associated with the information provided.

Initial crime classifications may be changed at a later date based upon further inve...

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Weekly Crime Report
Posted on: July 16, 2021

Weekly Crime Report 07/09/2021 - 07/16/2021

Important Notice

The West University Place Police Department’s Crime Report represents basic data of crimes. There are limitations associated with the information provided.

Initial crime classifications may be changed at a later date based upon further inve...

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Weekly Crime Report
Posted on: July 9, 2021

Weekly Crime Report 07/02/2021 - 07/09/2021

Important Notice

The West University Place Police Department’s Crime Report represents basic data of crimes. There are limitations associated with the information provided.

Initial crime classifications may be changed at a later date based upon further inve...

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Weekly Crime Report
Posted on: July 2, 2021

Weekly Crime Report 06/25/2021 - 07/02/2021

Important Notice

The West University Place Police Department’s Crime Report represents basic data of crimes. There are limitations associated with the information provided.

Initial crime classifications may be changed at a later date based upon further inve...

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Weekly Crime Report
Posted on: June 25, 2021

Weekly Crime Report 06/18/2021 - 06/25/2021

Important Notice

The West University Place Police Department’s Crime Report represents basic data of crimes. There are limitations associated with the information provided.

Initial crime classifications may be changed at a later date based upon further inve...

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Weekly Crime Report
Posted on: June 18, 2021

Weekly Crime Report 06/11/2021 - 06/18/2021

Important Notice

The West University Place Police Department’s Crime Report represents basic data of crimes. There are limitations associated with the information provided.

Initial crime classifications may be changed at a later date based upon further inve...

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Weekly Crime Report
Posted on: June 11, 2021

Weekly Crime Report 06/04/2021 - 06/11/2021

Important Notice

The West University Place Police Department’s Crime Report represents basic data of crimes. There are limitations associated with the information provided.

Initial crime classifications may be changed at a later date based upon further inve...

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Weekly Crime Report
Posted on: June 4, 2021

Weekly Crime Report 05/28/2021 - 06/04/2021

Important Notice

The West University Place Police Department’s Crime Report represents basic data of crimes. There are limitations associated with the information provided.

Initial crime classifications may be changed at a later date based upon further inve...

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Weekly Crime Report
Posted on: May 28, 2021

Weekly Crime Report 05/21/2021 - 05/28/2021

Important Notice

The West University Place Police Department’s Crime Report represents basic data of crimes. There are limitations associated with the information provided.

Initial crime classifications may be changed at a later date based upon further inve...

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Weekly Crime Report
Posted on: May 21, 2021

Weekly Crime Report 05/14/2021 - 05/21/2021

Important Notice

The West University Place Police Department’s Crime Report represents basic data of crimes. There are limitations associated with the information provided.

Initial crime classifications may be changed at a later date based upon further inve...

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Weekly Crime Report
Posted on: May 14, 2021

Weekly Crime Report 05/07/2021 - 05/14/2021

Important Notice

The West University Place Police Department’s Crime Report represents basic data of crimes. There are limitations associated with the information provided.

Initial crime classifications may be changed at a later date based upon further inve...

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Weekly Crime Report

News Flash

Posted on: May 17, 2021

City Speed Limit Reduction

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In 2020, City Council awarded a contract to Traffic Engineers Inc. (TEI) to complete a Speed and Safety Traffic Study for the City of West University Place. The study focused on gathering data and analyzing traffic conditions to determine the feasibility ...

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West University Place Spotlight
Posted on: July 1, 2021

City Currents Newsletter

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City Currents is a great way to stay up-to-date on City information, including news, events and more. City Currents is the City of West U's newsletter that arrives in the mail quarterly. 

Click here to read the latest edition!

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West University Place Spotlight