Neighborhood News - 1/5/2018

Neighborhood News

Information on College Station events and services.


2018 College Station Senior Games - Register Today!

The City of College Station is hosting the 2018 College Station Senior Games Feb. 23-25.  Ages 50+ are invited to compete in track and field, swimming, basketball, cycling, golf, a 5k, a 10K, bowling, pickleball, disc golf, table tennis, tennis, 3-on-3 basketball, cornhole, and basketball skills.

Registration deadline is Feb. 12. Fee is $30, and includes a shirt and two tickets to the reception, with an additional $4 fee per event.

For more information and to register, visit cstx.gov/SeniorGames or call 979.764.3486.

 

Exploring History Luncheon: "Stradivarius Violin"

Enjoy lunch while learning about our community's history! This month's Exploring History Luncheon will be presented by Joseph Nagavary on Wednesday, Jan. 17 at 11:30 a.m. at Southwood Community Center, located at 1520 Rock Prairie Rd. Cost is $7 per person.

Please R.S.V.P. by Friday, Jan. 12 to kpeterson@cstx.gov or call 979.764.6371.

 

Apply For a Citizen Committee, Board or Commission

One way to become actively involved with the City of College Station is to serve on one of the following citizen boards, committees or commissions:

  • Construction Board of Adjustments
  • Design Review Board
  • Historic Preservation Committee
  • Joint Relief Funding Review Committee

Those interested must be a resident and qualified voter of College Station. Members serve without monetary compensation. Deadline to apply is Monday, Jan. 29 by 5 p.m.

For complete details and to apply, visit cstx.gov/committees.

 

The Big Event Job Request Forms Available

Need help getting a project done around the house? March 24 is Texas A&M University's annual The Big Event, where students spend the day giving back to the community.

Click here to fill out a job request form before Feb. 9 and get help mowing your lawn, painting a fence or even washing your windows. If you have a neighbor, friend or family member that could benefit from this service project, please help them get signed up before the deadline.

Don't Mess with Texas Trash Off

March 3: Don't Mess with Texas Trash Off
   
What?
Keep Brazos Beautiful is holding their annual Texas Trash Off event on March 3rd  Volunteer teams of 3 or more will be assigned a site in B-CS area to clean up, all tools needed for the cleanup will be provided. The event will wrap up at the Brazos Center with a complimentary lunch. The   first 300 volunteers to register will receive a free tee shirt. For information on how to register, go to www.keepbrazosbeautiful.org. or email us at volunteer@keepbrazosbeautiful.org
Where?
Various sites around Brazos County
Event wrap Up Lunch will begin at 11:30 am at the Brazos Center.
When?
March 3
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Post Event Lunch
11:30 am at the Brazos Center
   
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City Committees Openings

Good Morning Neighbors!

Several city committees are still in need of members. They are :

  • Construction Board of Adjustments
  • Design Review Board
  • Historic Preservation Committee
  • Joint Relief Funding Review Committee

The deadline to apply for these committees has been extended to January 29th by 5:00 p.m.

For more information on these committees or to apply, please visit, www.cstx,gov/committees or call the City Secretary’s Office at 764-3500.

Also, Citizens University is receiving applications as well. It will begin on Jan. 22 and will go for 13 weeks, exploring all aspects of city government. For more information, visit www.cstx.gov/cu  or contact Marketing and Outreach Manager Lacey Lively at 764-3655.

Thanks,

Barbara

City of College Station

Home of Texas A&M University ®

College Station City News

The City of College Station's contractor will begin construction on improvements at the intersection of Greens Prairie Road and Arrington Road on Tuesday, Jan. 2. Various lane closures are expected, and motorists are advised to drive with caution. The project includes new travel lanes, median improvements, and a traffic signal. The work is expected to be finished by summer.

Ladies Fitness Class - New Session starting soon

Wake Up, Work Out.... Ladies Fitness Class

  • Classes meet every week, Monday - Friday from 5:15 – 6:00 am.  We will start up a new session right after the Holidays. 
  • Castlegate II Event Center, 4205 Norwich, College Station, TX 77845
  • $8 per class / 2 or 3 day options available
  • Each 45 minute class is a mixture of Strength training and Cardio Exercises
  • Low-Impact modifications are available.
  • Visit earlybirdbootcamp.com for more details

Contact Niki Lewis, 979-218-3250 or earlybirdbc@yahoo.com

Theft - Christmas lawn decorations

THEFT

Holiday Lawn Decorations Stolen from
Castlegate Community on December 14, 2017

Please notify our office at office@hoapartners.net or 979-690-2330 if you have any information on the items listed below.

Description:  (2)  light-up Duchshund dogs with red Santa hats.

See picture attached

City Council Meeting and Workshop Reminder

Tomorrow is the City Council Meeting day. Please note that the workshop meeting will begin at 3:00 pm and the regular meeting will begin at 6:00 pm. Below is a link to the agendas for both meetings. 

 

http://agenda.cstx.gov/nom/default.aspx?commid=1

Holiday Closure

Neighborhood Partners will be closed Dec. 22-Jan. 1, 2018.  Dues can be put in the drop box. 

Please remember to make your check payble to Castle Rock Community.

Thank you! 

Friendly Reminder

Howdy Neighbors!

Tomorrow is the last day to apply for City Boards and Committees. Below is a link to information on the boards and committees with vacancies and the application process. If you have any questions, please contact the City Secretary's Office at 764-3500, for more information.

 Thanks!

 http://cstx.gov/index.aspx?page=2031

Invitation to CSFD Community Driven Strategic Plan

Community Driven Strategic Plan

For more information please see attachment below.

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