Matt Stephens http://impactnews.com/topics/matt_stephens/index.rss en-us © 2005 - 2014 JG Media, Inc. All rights reserved. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMT Livable Center Study examines redevelopment, connectivity options in Spring Several recommendations have been developed as part of the Houston Galveston Area Council’s Livable Center Study in Spring, including commercial and mixed-use redevelopment, trails and the creation of possible design guidelines for future developers.

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Steering committee considers $690 million in possible projects, improvements for 2015 Klein ISD bond referendum The steering committee for Klein ISD’s upcoming 2015 bond referendum is considering up to $690.6 million worth of new construction, campus additions and other expenses that could be placed on the bond referendum next May.

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Environmental study begins on high-speed rail from Houston to Dallas The Federal Railroad Administration and the Texas Department of Transportation have begun work on an environmental impact statement for the Texas Central Railway, a 240-mile high-speed rail system between Houston and Dallas.

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The Vintage races toward completion A decade since Mischer Investments and Kickerillo Companies joined forces to purchase 630 acres from Hewlett-Packard Company, The Vintage has become one of the most sought after mixed-use communities in northern Harris County.

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Transportation Updates http://impactnews.com/houston-metro/spring--klein/transportation-updates/ http://impactnews.com/houston-metro/spring--klein/transportation-updates/ Thu, 14 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMT Gratzi Italian Restaurant Richard White has poured more than 30 years of experience and passion into Gratzi Italian Restaurant. A restaurateur who has held every job in the restaurant business, White designed more than just the menu. He even designed the floor plan.

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The Vintage development races toward completion A decade after Mischer Investments and Kickerillo Companies joined forces as V&W Partners to purchase 630 acres from the Hewlett-Packard Company, The Vintage has become one of the most sought after mixed-use communities in northern Harris County.

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Environmental study on high-speed rail from Houston to Dallas begins The Federal Railroad Administration and the Texas Department of Transportation have begun work on an environmental impact statement for the Texas Central Railway, a proposed 240-mile high-speed rail system between Houston and Dallas.

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Giammalva Racquet Club Known for the quality of its beginners programs, Giammalva Racquet Club has trained young players from when they first learned the intricacies of the sport into collegiate athletes that receive scholarships with hopes of playing professionally.

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Deadline approaching for candidates to file for Spring, Klein ISD boards of trustees Few candidates have filed for the upcoming November board of trustees elections for Spring and Klein ISDs as the Aug. 18 deadline approaches.

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Environmental study begins on possible routes for high-speed rail connecting Houston to Dallas The Federal Railroad Administration and the Texas Department of Transportation have started work on an environmental impact statement for the Texas Central Railway, a proposed 240-mile high-speed rail system between Houston and Dallas.

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Environmental study on high-speed rail from Houston to Dallas begins The Federal Railroad Administration and the Texas Department of Transportation have begun work on an environmental impact statement for the Texas Central Railway, a 240-mile high-speed rail system between Houston and Dallas.

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Environmental study on high-speed rail from Houston to Dallas begins The Federal Railroad Administration and the Texas Department of Transportation have begun work on an environmental impact statement for the Texas Central Railway, a 240-mile high-speed rail system between Houston and Dallas.

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Spring ISD appoints Newhouse to vacant position on board of trustees The Spring ISD board of trustees has appointed longtime educator Rhonda Newhouse to fill the vacant Position 5 on the board of trustees after Trustee Mel Smith recently announced his retirement from the board.

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Klein ISD considers 4-cent property tax decrease The Klein ISD board of trustees will be presented with a budget in August that could decrease the district’s property tax rate by 4 cents per $100 valuation.

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Tuition on the rise for statewide and local colleges, universities Tuition continues to increase for colleges and universities statewide as enrollment grows at higher education institutions across Texas.

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Lone Star College considers November bond election More than a year after the Lone Star College System’s nearly $500 million bond package failed to receive voter approval, the community college system may try to garner support for another bond referendum in November.

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Klein ISD seeks to fill 8 police vacancies, implement additional training programs Klein ISD saw several safety and security improvements in 2013-14. However, with eight of the 44 Klein ISD officer positions vacant, the department has some work to do this school year.

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Klein ISD approves 5 percent raise for employees for 2014-15 school year The Klein ISD board of trustees approved a compensation plan July 14 that included a 5 percent raise for all employees at the control point of the salary, or a point between the minimum and maximum salary offered by the district.

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Spring residents help raise more than $150,000 for Stay family, planning fundraising event Less than two days after the murder of six of the seven members of the Stay Family, people across the globe have reached out to help 15-year-old Klein High School student Cassidy Stay and her extended family.

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