Even though the election is over, there is still plenty to keep up to date with in Cy-Fair. Here is what you need to know for the week of Nov. 14:
- Voters elected more than the president on Tuesday.
Nov. 8 marked the end of election season with votes tallied for a number of races both, local, statewide and national. While the presidential race got the most attention, local and statewide races may affect you the most. Read up on who will be representing you this upcoming year outside of the Oval Office.
- The high-speed rail could be coming to Cypress, and you have a voice in the matter.
On Thursday, the League of Women Voters will host a Texas Transportation & High-Speed Rail Update at Jersey Village City Hall from 7-8:30 p.m. The event will feature updates from Kyle Workman, the president of Texans Against High Speed Rail, Anastasia Norton, an impacted resident, and the Texas Central Plans Supporters & Review. Look for an update following the meeting on our website.
- Cy-Fair ISD is poised to name two new schools at their upcoming board meeting.
The board of trustees have started discussing new names for Elementary schools 55 and 56, scheduled to open in the 2017-2018 school year. Trustees began discussions regarding the new attendance boundaries, that would split the Pope Elementary School district in two, adjust Andre's and Postma's boundaries and change Millsap's attendance boundary. The meeting to finalize names will take place on Monday at 6 p.m. and videos can be found here. We will post a recap following the meeting.
- Fairfield Town Center has completed the first phase of construction.
The shopping center, home to Academy Sports + Outdoors, AT&T, Bank of America, Chick-fil-A, GNC, H-E-B, Lenscrafters and more, is opening its first set of stores. Construction is coming to a close. Check out our Impacts section for an up-to-date list of businesses opening their doors.
- Three Cy-Fair ISD teams advance in football playoff season.
Last weekend, three of the four CFISD football teams won their games in post-season. Cypress Ranch, Cypress Ridge and Langham Creek high schools will continue their pursuit of a championship starting Friday with the next round of games. Cy-Fair High School lost to Lamar High School 15-14 Nov. 11. Check out our roundup of the games this past weekend here.
- Our new edition comes to mailboxes starting November 17.
This edition contains our annual Health Care Directory with plenty of news regarding the medical field in Cy-Fair. We will also have profiles on local businesses and non-profits and a debut of our re-design.