Mayor Issues Declaration of Disaster, Enabling Residents to Apply for Federal Aid

By George Slaughter Mayor Bill Hastings Monday issued a declaration of disaster within the City of Katy, which makes federal funding available to city residents following last week’s winter storms. President Joe Biden Saturday declared 77 Texas counties eligible for federal aid. The three counties in which the city sits–Fort Bend, Harris, and Waller—are on that list. Citizens affected by the storm can apply for disaster assistance at www.disasterassistance.gov. They can also call the Federal […]

City of Katy Remains under Boil Water Advisory, Will Resume Garbage Pickup Monday

By George Slaughter A boil water advisory remains in effect for the City of Katy as the weather improves from the frigid temperatures of earlier this week and power is restored around the city. In a statement released Friday, the city said it has achieved operable water system pressure. Now, it said it must disinfect the water and test its quality, in part through flushing the fire hydrants around the city. The city said it […]

Katy on Boil Water Notice; Katy ISD Closed through Friday

Winter Fun in the SNOW! (Photo courtesy of Brenda Cauthen )

By George Slaughter The City of Katy early Wednesday morning instituted a boil water notice in effect, until further notice, in response to the severe weather this week. Citizens are asked to boil and cool all water used for drinking, cooking, and ice making. The water should be brought to a vigorous boil and then boiled for two minutes. In lieu of boiling, citizens may purchase bottled water or obtain water from other suitable sources […]

Stage II Water Restrictions in Effect for City of Katy

By George Slaughter Katy city residents and businesses are being asked to conserve water following the city’s implementation of Stage II water restrictions. The restrictions come in response to continued high temperatures and relatively little or no rainfall in recent days. Citizens are asked to intensify their efforts to keep water from running off into streets, drains, or ditches. They are also asked to repair water leaks as needed and reduce watering for lawns and […]

Frank LaViola, owner of Paul Davis of West Houston to appear on radio show with tips on mold damage and restoration, July 15

(Houston, Texas)  – July 12, 2017 – Houston area property owners will have the opportunity to learn from local expert Frank LaViola, about helpful tips on mold, water, fire and wind damage along with property restoration during a 30-minute radio show, “Home Cents” on KPRC-AM 950. The show will air on Saturday, July 15 at 9 am. LaViola owns and operates Paul Davis of West Houston with his wife Stacey, and their team of restoration professionals. During the radio show, LaViola will also […]

Perry To Chair Committee On Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs

Additionally named to Transportation, Health & Human Services, and Criminal Justice LUBBOCK, TX – Today, Lt. Governor Dan Patrick chose State Senator Charles Perry to once again Chair the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Water, and Rural Affairs. Additionally, Perry was named a member of the Committee on Transportation, the Committee on Health and Human Services and the Committee on Criminal Justice. “I am honored that the Lt. Governor has re-appointed me to chair a committee […]