Katy City Hall

City Approves Planned Development District to be Called “Village of Katy”

By George Slaughter The Katy City Council Monday night passed ordinances to create a commercial development district that will be called the Village at Katy. It comprises approximately 84 acres, with land in both Harris and Fort Bend counties. The district will be at the northeast corner of I-10 and Pin Oak Road, bounded by I-10 to the south, Pin Oak Road on the west, and U.S. Highway 90 to the north. It will have […]

Mayor’s Christmas Tree Lit in front of City Hall

The Mayor's Christmas Tree, fully lit, in front of Katy City Hall (George Slaughter photo)

By George Slaughter Santa Claus stopped in Katy to help Mayor Chuck Brawner and his wife Marcy light the Mayor’s 45th annual Christmas Tree Thursday night in front of City Hall, 901 Avenue C. Before Santa made his appearance, the ceremonies included performances by the Katy Youth Choir and a dance team from Juleigh Holley’s School fod Dance, 27025 Highway Blvd. For his part, Santa did more than help light the tree, or talk about […]

City Hall to Reopen Tuesday after Sustaining Water Damage from Hurricane Harvey

The east end of the first floor lobby at Katy Hall has stacks of boxes as workers remove drywall and begin building repairs. (George Slaughter photo)

By George Slaughter While the Katy city government continues to function following Hurricane Harvey, Katy City Hall will reopen Tuesday after sustaining considerable water damage. The damage is on the first floor, where workers have removed several inches worth of drywall both from the lobby area and offices. The lobby now has piles of boxes and office furniture in it. Pictures and artwork have been removed from the walls. The elevator is out of order. […]

The public is invited to the June 10, 2016 Dedication of the Katy City Hall

The public is invited to the June 10, 2016 Dedication of the Katy City Hall at 10:00 A.M. Katy, Texas. The keynote speaker is Texas Comptroller, Glenn Hegar Glenn Hegar has deep family roots in this area, he is a sixth-generation Texan, who grew up farming land that has been in his family since the mid-1800s. Before becoming Comptroller, Hegar served in the Texas House of Representatives and the Texas Senate, and also served as […]