The Keep Katy Beautiful Board accepted a $20,000 donation from CenterPoint Energy to pay for the construction and planting of a 3-acre arboretum in Katy City Park at the regular city council meeting Oct. 27.
With all precincts reporting in for the race for Texas Senate District 7, Republican Paul Bettencourt is the unofficial winner with 72 percent of the vote. Democrat Jim Davis finished with 45,162 votes to Bettencourt’s 123,416.
Katy residents have approved a $748 million bond for the school district a year after rejecting a smaller proposal, with 55.4 percent voting for the referendum and 44.6 percent voting against it, according to unofficial results.
Unofficial results show incumbent Hubert Vo as the projected winner over challenger Al Hoang in the race for the Texas House Seat in District 149 with 54.61 percent, or 11,500 votes, to Hoang’s 45.39 percent, or 9,558 votes.
Katy ISD officials already knew the school district’s enrollment was growing, and they now have an even better idea on how much the student body could expand—possibly exceeding 105,000 students in 10 years.
With Halloween just around the corner, the master-planned community of Cypress Creek Lakes is set to debut the inaugural Cypress Creek Lakes Zombie Stomp event this weekend featuring a 5K and 1-mile family walk.
Missouri City officials, in conjunction with Houston Community College, have started looking at possibly relocating the HCC–Missouri City campus to two vacant tracts of land on either side of the extension.