Spring | Klein Edition - January 2020

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In Spring and Klein, there are:

In the Cypress Creek watershed, the HCFCD is in the process of acquiring:

SHOPPING LISTINGS DINING LISTINGS

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active Harris County Flood Control District construction projects as of December 2019 13

capital and bond-funded projects 17 42 maintenance and storm repair projects

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Calmbefore the storm The district had 13 active construc- tion sites in the community as of mid-December, and there are plans for 17 capital and bond-funded proj- ects and 42 maintenance and storm repair projects in the area over the next decade. Challenges persist as Harris County Flood Control District works through bond projects CONTINUED ON 22 Construction is underway on a $2.8million ood control project to address erosion on Spring Gully. (Hannah Zedaker/Community Impact Newspaper) BY HANNAH ZEDAKER After closing out the biggest spend- ing year in its history, theHarris County Flood Control District has no plans of slowing down in 2020 as it continues to navigate the challenges of executing 237 ood bond projects at once. With $2.5 billion in local money at its disposal courtesy of a bond refer- endum approved by voters in August 2018—$291 million of which is allo- cated for the Cypress Creek watershed —HCFCD Deputy Executive Director Matt Zeve said construction is only beginning to ramp up in the Spring and Klein area.

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