Montrose Residents Petition the City for Better Sidewalks

By | July 7, 2014

Some Montrose residents have taken it on themselves to petition the City of Houston for better sidewalks, and their petition is really taking off. Check out this video at KHOU for to learn more about this important initiative:

You can also sign the petition.

The District has been lobbying the City for infrastructure improvements based on our comprehensive District mobility study, and hopes that this petition will garner additional community and City support for improving Montrose’s sidewalks and roads.


The Montrose Sidewalk Coalition’s petition received coverage yesterday on Houston Matters, featuring interviews with Alvin Wright, spokesperson for the City of Houston Department of Public Works and Engineering, and David Crossley, President of Houston Tomorrow. Check out the segment:

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District provided services such as safety patrols by off-duty HPD officers, graffiti abatement, trash pick-up, maintenance of esplanades, among other services outlined in the Districts’ Assessment Plan, that are supplemental to services provided by the City of Houston, had been reduced in Mid-November and ceased completely as of December 11. The District had to cease the services due to unpaid assessments from some of the commercial property owners within the District. Delinquent assessments for 2016 and prior years are being collected for services that were delivered in 2017. The current lawsuit status does not affect the collection of delinquent assessments due for 2016 and prior years for services rendered for calendar year 2017. Please direct questions regarding the cessation of services to Executive Director, Ben Brewer at We are committed to helping our neighborhood remain the safe, vibrant and attractive place to live and do business and would like to hear from you on how we can continue to work together in this effort.