Cy-Fair ISD names newest campuses after longtime employees
BY DANICA LLOYD
superintendent of elementary school leadership. This campus is located at 20220 Clay Road, Katy, just west of North Fry Road. Roy Sprague, the district’s chief operations ocer, has a 42-year career in architecture, construction and facilities management and spent the last 26 years in CFISD. He joined the district as the director of facilities planning and construction in 1997. In his rst several years with CFISD, he helped develop the district’s standards for design and construction. Sprague moved into his current role in 2013. He oversees facilities planning, construction, mainte- nance, custodial operations, energy management, transportation, nutritional services and procure- ment services. According to the district, he oversaw the
Dr. Carla Brosnahan Elementary School and Roy J. Sprague Jr. Middle School are the ocial names of Cy-Fair ISD’s 58th elementary campus and 20th middle school following board approval March 6. Both campuses are slated to open this August and are funded by the 2019 bond. Carla Brosnahan spent her entire 39-year educa- tion career in the district. She started in 1983 as a teacher at Lieder Elementary School, where she also served as an assistant principal. She helped open Sheridan Elementary School as an assistant principal in 1992 and was named principal in 1995. She served in this role until 2003, when she opened Birkes Elementary School and served another 12 years. From 2015 until her retirement in 2022, Brosnahan served as the district’s assistant
construction of more than 60% of CFISD’s current square footage. He has completed the purchase of 41 properties as well as the planning and construc- tion of 73 new facilities. Sprague is set to retire this June, district ocials said. This campus is located at 10611 Mason Road, Cypress, at the same site as Wells Elementary School and Bridgeland High School.
165 acres purchased for Harris County Fair and Rodeo, Tin Hall relocation
HARRIS COUNTY FAIR AND RODEO Located o Telge Road and the Grand Parkway, this 165-acre tract will soon be home to the county fair and rodeo. The fair currently takes place at the East Montgomery Fair Grounds at Sallas Park in New Caney.
New warehouses under construction The project is near Hwy. 290 and Hwy. 6. RENDERING COURTESY JLL
BY LIZZY SPANGLER
the land will likely take place in late 2024, with several historical build- ings set to be relocated to the parcel. “We will reconstruct the old Tin Hall which was built in the late 1800s in Cypress, [Texas], and has been closed since 2014,” Stockton said via news release. “I have salvaged many interior elements including the dance oor, the bars and the inside walls, along with the stairway to the second oor, and it will be amazing to bring this building back to life in this new location.” The Harris County Fair and Rodeo currently takes place in October at the East Montgomery Fair Grounds at Sallas Park in New Caney, according to the news release.
A 165-acre tract of land that will be used for the Harris County Fair and Rodeo has been purchased by the Stockton Foundation Inc., ocials announced in a March 10 news release. “We are thrilled to acquire this site to be utilized by our nonprot group that is focused on engaging youth, agricultural education and develop- ment, entertainment, and events in a family-friendly environment,” Fred Stockton, who is with the Stockton Foundation and serves as chairman of the Harris County Fair and Rodeo Association, said via news release. The rst fair and rodeo held on
BY DANICA LLOYD
Construction is underway on a new industrial real estate project at 9302- 9320 Hwy. 6, Houston, just south of Hwy. 290, a representative of architec- ture and construction rm LGE Design Build conrmed via email. Houston Point 290, will consist of three warehouse buildings spanning over 383,000 square feet in total. Construction is slated to wrap up in the fourth quarter of this year.
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