Cy-Fair Edition | October 2020





Now Open, Coming Soon &more TRANSPORTATIONUPDATES 9 Harris County creates corporation for toll road authority CITY& COUNTY 11 Jersey Village adopts property tax rate

FROMEMILY: The beginning of fall brings cooler weather and election time. In this issue you will nd our annual Voter Guide with several pages dedicated to election coverage to prepare you ahead of Election Day. We also look closely at the food insecurity problems aecting our community and the eects the Payment Protection Program has had on businesses in Cy-Fair. To keep up with election results Nov. 3, be sure to follow our online coverage at Emily Heineman, GENERALMANAGER

MARKET TEAM GENERAL MANAGER Emily Heineman, SENIOR EDITOR Shawn Arrajj SENIOR REPORTER Danica Lloyd SENIOR GRAPHIC DESIGNER Kaitlin Schmidt ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE Karen Nickerson METRO LEADERSHIP PUBLISHER Jason Culpepper MANAGING EDITOR Marie Leonard ART PRODUCTIONMANAGER Tessa Hoee CORPORATE LEADERSHIP PUBLISHERS AND FOUNDERS John and Jennifer Garrett GROUP PUBLISHER Traci Rodriguez EXECUTIVE EDITOR Joe Warner John and Jennifer Garrett began Community Impact Newspaper in 2005 in Pugerville, TX. The company’s mission is to build communities of informed citizens and thriving businesses through the collaboration of a passionate team. Today we operate across ve metropolitan areas, providing hyperlocal, nonpartisan news produced by our full-time journalists in each community we serve. BECOMEA#COMMUNITYPATRON Please join your friends and neighbors in support of Community Impact Newspaper’s legacy of local, reliable reporting by making a contribution. Together, we can continue to ensure citizens stay informed and keep businesses thriving. COMMUNITYIMPACT.COMPATRON CONTACT US 8400 N. Sam Houston Parkway W., Ste. 200 Houston, TX 77064 • 2814696181 PRESS RELEASES SUBSCRIPTIONS SUPPORT LOCAL JOURNALISM CREATIVE DIRECTOR Derek Sullivan SALES DIRECTOR Tess Coverman WHOWE ARE © 2020 Community Impact Newspaper Co. All Rights Reserved. No reproduction of any portion of this issue is allowed without written permission from the publisher.




FROMSHAWN: With early voting slated to begin Oct. 13 in Texas, Community Impact Newspaper has reached out to candidates running in a wide variety of races that aect the Cy-Fair area, from U.S. Congress to the Texas House of Representatives to Harris County Commissioners Court. We also took a look at how Harris County is preparing for the upcoming election. Our Voter Guide starts on Page 12. Shawn Arrajj, EDITOR

National, state and local candidates GOVERNMENT Election Day preparation underway CANDIDATE Q&A’S


15 Local candidates weigh in on the issues DINING FEATURE 27 Trattoria Pizza & Pasta REAL ESTATE 33 Commercial market data IMPACT DEALS 35 Local coupons CORRECTION: Volume 12, Issue 1 On Page 20, the demographics of Texas students should be 12.6% African American, 0.4% American Indian, 4.7% Asian/Pacic Islander, 52.6% Hispanic, 2.4% multiple races and 27.4% white. On Page 9, Bishop Square Business Park does not have an ocial address. The address listed—14914 Mueschke Road, Cypress—is the location of Webb’s Automotive of Cypress. CORONAVIRUS COVERAGE All content in this print publication, both editorial and advertisements, was up to date as of the press deadline. Due to the fast-changing nature of this event, editorial and advertising information may have changed. Please visit and advertiser websites for more information.


Local sources 50

New businesses 11

Candidate Q&A’s 25

35-acre paintball course 1

Visit our website for free access to the latest news, photos and infographics about your community and nearby cities. LIVE UPDATES

Our local teams tailor campaigns for all business sizes and industries wanting to reach their customer base and accomplish their nancial goals. Our products ADVERTISEWITHUS

include newspaper ads; mailbox-targeted sticky notes, inserts and direct mail; and digital options. We also partner with Community Impact Printing for nationwide specialty orders. Our advertising clients self- report 97% satisfaction with their overall experience, and a recent third-party Readex survey proved 78% of paper recipients read three of the last four editions, and from what they read 83% “took action” of some kind. Contact us today for more info!


Sign up for our daily newsletter to receive the latest headlines direct to your inbox. newsletter

Proudly printed by





Some discounts, coverages, payment plans and features are not available in all states or all GEICO companies. Motorcycle and ATV coverages are underwritten by GEICO Indemnity Company. Homeowners, renters and condo coverages are written through non-affiliated insurance companies and are secured through the GEICO Insurance Agency, Inc. Boat and PWC coverages are underwritten by GEICO Marine Insurance Company. GEICO is a registered service mark of Government Employees Insurance Company, Washington, D.C. 20076; a Berkshire Hathaway Inc. subsidiary. GEICO Gekco image © 1999-2019. © 2019 GEICO



Powered by