AUSTIN – Tomorrow, Friday, Nov. 16, Commissioner George P. Bush will join the Harris County Flood Control District and Harris County Community Services Department for a bus tour of a comprehensive flood mitigation and buyout project. The tour will include a 160-acre site near Greens Road and I-45 which will conclude in the Glen Forest Detention Basin, one of three planned contiguous basins. Commissioner Bush will be available following the tour and briefing for a media availability.
WHO: Commissioner George P. Bush, the Harris County Flood Control District and Harris County Community Services Department
WHAT: Tour, briefing and media availability
WHEN: Friday, November 16, 2018
Media Availability 10:30 am
WHERE: Glen Forest Detention Basin (bridge area)
Just east of 111 Knobcrest, Houston, TX 77060 (nearest address)
During the tour, Commissioner Bush and his team will also receive a briefing on the project’s progress and discuss how the GLO and Harris County can continue working together in partnership to prevent future flooding. The Texas General Land Office serves as the state sponsor for Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) funding for long-term housing and infrastructure recovery.