Mayor’s Proud Partner Awards Call for Entries

By | June 28, 2016
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Who: Keep Houston Beautiful (Houston Clean City Commission)
What: Mayor’s Proud Partner Awards Call for Entries
When: entries due Monday, August 15, 2016
Where: award application is available at
Why: award the efforts of businesses, individuals and community groups who work to enhance Houston’s landscape through environmental and beautification projects
Contact: Audrey Laroche, Program Manager, Keep Houston Beautiful
Secondary Contact: Robin Blut, Executive Director, Keep Houston Beautiful

32nd Annual Mayor’s Proud Partner Award – Call for Entries!
Keep Houston Beautiful, the City of Houston’s Clean City Commission, is now accepting award applications for the 32nd Annual Mayor’s Proud Partner Awards. If your group has worked to support our city through volunteer beautification, neighborhood cleanups or conservation activities, the City of Houston would like to hear about it. Gather your organization’s leaders together and select that special project that you would like to submit demonstrating your commitment to keeping Houston beautiful!

The Mayor’s Proud Partner Award application are available online. Please note, all applications must be submitted online and are due no later than 5 p.m. on Monday, August 15, 2016.

Eligible entries include any program, project or individual effort, big or small, carried out and substantially completed during the last year to create a cleaner more beautiful environment. Examples include: beautification and landscaping installations, neighborhood cleanups, environmental education programs, volunteer park improvements, murals (graffiti abatement), waste minimization efforts, litter prevention programs and similar service projects.
Sponsoring groups may include: businesses, nonprofit and civic organizations, garden clubs, youth groups (including, classroom projects), universities, government agencies, religious institutions, medical institutions and individuals.

Be sure to apply today! For more information, contact Keep Houston Beautiful at

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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.