COMMUNITY BOND FORUM

When:   Thursday – October 4, 2012 @ 6:00 PM
Where:  Fifth Ward Baptist Church, Carl Walker Community Center, 4300 Noble St. @ Waco
Hosted by the Fifth Ward Super Neighborhood Council, Kashmere Garden Super Neighborhood Council, Pleasantville Super Neighborhood Council, and Northeast Concerned Citizens.

We cannot overemphasize how much we need to see the faces of   neighbors, family, friends, business owners, etc. from our community.   This forum provides everyone an opportunity to learn and ask questions  about how these dollars are to be used to benefit our communities!

Several local leaders and representatives from major bond organizations will be on the panel, including:

Rhonda Jones and Terry Grier—HISD – $1.9 Billlion in Bond Dollars
Bruce Austin and Margaret Ford-Fisher—HCCS – $425 Million in Bond Dollars
Mayor Annise Parker – City of Houston – $410 Million in Bond Dollars

Phase I: “2012 Bond Election Workshop”

Phase I:  “2012 Bond Election Workshop”

Master of Ceremonies: Attorney J. Goodwill Pierre, Vice-President of the National Bar Association

Introduction of Keynote Speaker:  Jerry Davis, District B Council Member (unable to attend)

Keynote Speaker: Representative Sylvester Turner
Senator John Whitmire (unable to attend)

SECURITY provided by: Sheriff Adrian Garcia

EVENT SUPPORTER: Harris County Democratic Chair, Lane Lewis

Panel Discussion: Issues of the Upcoming 2012 “Bond” Elections

WHO:

Attorney J. Goodwill Pierre, Vice-President of the National Bar Association and Debbie Allen, Precinct Captain (167, 373, 528)

WHAT:

The Upcoming 2012 “Bond” Election Workshop

WHEN:

Sunday, September 30, 20122:00 pm – 4:00 PM

WHERE:

DIRECTIONS:

Pleasantville United Methodist Church
1403 Demaree Lane (corner of Tilgham and Demaree Lane)
Houston TX 77029
Take: I-10 East Freeway, exit McCarty right on McCarty (DonChili),  left on Market ),(Valero), right on Pleasantville Drive (Citgo), right at stop sign on Tilgham, church is on your left.

WHY:

To discuss the issues of the upcoming “bonds” election

  1. City of Houston
  2. HCCS
  3. HISD
  4. METRO

PANELIST:

  1. City of Houston-Billy Briscoe
  2. HCCS (Bruce Austin and Dr. Margaret Ford-Fisher (invited)
  3. HISD: Mrs. Jones, Mrs. Harris and Terry Grier (invited)
  4. METRO- TBA

PARKING:

Street-side parking is on a first-come, first-served basis.  

POINT OF CONTACT:

Debbie Allen, Precinct Captain, (167, 373, 528)
Texas Women For Obama, Chapter Member
Democracy for Houston, Member
Harris County Silver Democrats, Board Member
Harris County Chapter of the Texas Coalition of Black Democrats, Screening and Endorsement Chair
713-298-9833
1dallen1@gmail.com
http://www.debbieswindow.wordpress.com

PHASE II Bond Workshop:

The Breakfast Klub
October 9, 2012

 GOTV:Conducted by NAACP
Refreshments provided by: The Legacy Clinic

The #48 Pleasantville/Navigation Bus Route

The Houston/Harris County Metro Transit Authority plans to eliminate bus routes

Metro Eliminating Key Bus Routes in Houston” We want to hear your thoughts on Metro’s plans to eliminate several bus routes in the Houston area, such as the: