The board of trustees approved a sale of approximately 7 acres of surplus property near Maurice L. Wolfe Elementary School at 502 Addicks-Howell Road, Houston, for about $5.7 million to Weekley Homes. This item was voted 6-0 by the board at the March 30 regular meeting, during which board Vice President Bill Lacy was absent.
The 7-acre parcel is located on the north side of Wolfe Elementary School, east of Hwy. 6 and south of I-10, board members said. According to the Harris County Appraisal District, the 95,600-square-foot school building is located on about 23 acres. An appraised value was not determined.
David Weekley Homes is a custom home builder based in Houston. Its homes are located within Jordan Ranch, Cane Island and The Reserve at Silver Ranch in the Katy area.
Additionally, the board approved new gym bleachers for Mayde Creek High School at the March 30 meeting. The total project cost is $335,000, and the replacement should be completed by Aug. 1.