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JBB

Member Since 04 Apr 2004
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Topics I've Started

City plan for Bellaire Drive South drawing neighborhood opposition

29 December 2017 - 12:23 PM

http://www.star-tele...e192008814.html

It's been a few years since I've driven through there on a regular basis (pre-tollway), but that had to be one of the most underutilized stretches of 4 lane road in the city. The traffic concerns with reducing to 2 lanes seem a little extreme.

Happy Holidays

25 December 2017 - 10:03 PM

Best wishes for a merry Christmas and a happy holiday season to everyone out there. I hope everyone is getting the same chance to unwind, relax, and spend time with family that I am. And maybe a few new toys to play with.

House Speaker Straus not seeking re-election

25 October 2017 - 09:47 AM

http://www.wfaa.com/...ction/485945134

I'm a little surprised, but it's highly likely he was going to face his strongest challenge yet from the more conservative faction of the House to retain the speakership for the 2019 session.

County hospital bond election

17 October 2017 - 08:51 PM

The county put off a hospital district bond election for $800 million in 2016. One year later, the needs are becoming more dire and the price tag is over $1 billion.

http://www.star-tele...e179421536.html

Bass Performance Hall

26 April 2017 - 08:24 PM

A really interesting article on the financial intricacies involved in maintaining the hall that is closing in on 20 years old.

 

http://www.star-tele...e146756024.html

 

The accompanying photo is a very flattering angle of the building.