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Long Time Resident and MUD Director Honored

State Representative Valoree Swanson honored the memory of longtime resident and board member William “Bill” Black for his many years of service to our community at the September MUD Board meeting. Among other volunteer work, he served on the Northampton MUD board from 1999 until his death on April 25, 2017. Representative Swanson is pictured presenting his wife Mary Lou, and his son Alan, with an official resolution passed by the Texas House of Representatives honoring Bill Black and a flag flown over the Texas State Capitol in his honor on the day he passed away. Director Black will be missed by the Northampton community.

2017-10-10T15:00:57+00:00

Dumpster for Flood Debris

The District has placed a dumpster for flood debris at the rear of the Inway parking lot. Residents may direct their contractors to use these dumpsters. Understandably, dumpsters are in short supply as is the process to have them emptied. Please be respectful that this is for residents whose homes have flooded and is for flood debris.

If we can be of further assistance, please feel free to contact our office.

Our Thanks to the Many Volunteers

In the wake of hurricane Harvey, the gulf coast has experienced catastrophic destruction and devastation. Unfortunately, Northampton was not spared. Over 140 of our neighbors experienced flooding.

The Northampton MUD Board wants to express its thanks to the official first responders as well as scores of good Samaritans who came to the aid of our residents. Certainly, lives were saved due to everyone’s efforts. Additionally, we would like to express our gratitude to local churches and businesses for their support. The district’s engineer, Jones & Carter has had several of its employees here in the subdivision helping homeowners.

Most importantly, we want to thank Northampton’s residents as well as those our neighbors in Auburn Lakes for lending a hand to their fellow neighbor. It is this sense of community which has made Northampton a wonderful place in which to live.

Our thoughts and prayers are with everyone who has suffered loss during this time.

Sincerely,

The Northampton MUD Board of Directors

Urgent Noticie – Debris Removal Has Begun

  1. All debris must be within 10 feet of the curb for the machines to reach it.
  2. Vehicles cannot be obstructing debris or access to streets.
  3. Mechanized equipment will pick up everything in piles, including mailboxes, fire hydrants, etc. Do not put debris around permanent items.
  4. A second round of debris pickup will occur three or more weeks later.

For information concerning debris removal and other storm related issues, please visit the Harris County Precinct 4 website: www.hcp4.net

Dear Constituents,

Let me express my deep sorrow for your losses.

I have been working with Volunteer, County, City, State, and Federal groups to help our area recover as quickly and efficiently as possible. Harris County Precinct 4 Commissioner Jack Cagle is working hard to get large debris removal equipment and trucks here today.

Again, my staff and I share your sorrow for your loss. We are committed to doing everything we can to speed recovery, cut red tape, and otherwise help in any way we can. Our local district office number is 281-257-4222. You may email me directly at Valoree.Swanson@House.Texas.Gov.

It is an honor to serve such and awesome district! It has been a real blessing seeing neighbors helping neighbors in this crisis.

Sincerely,
Representative Valoree Swanson

Garbage Collection Service

The MUD has been in contact with our garbage collection company, Residential Recycling and Refuse of Texas. They hope regular garbage pickup will resume on Friday. Household garbage is the first priority, and if capacity permits, they will pick up large heavy trash curbside later on Friday.

We hope to schedule additional days for bulk item pickup. In addition to roads, landfills and recycling centers have been closed.

We ask for your patience as we are working to service our residents as best possible during the aftermath of this storm. We will continue to keep you informed. You may contact our office M-F 8:30-4:30 at 281-376-3499.

Cardboard Box Drive

In an effort to help our residents who have flooded, we are organizing a cardboard box drive. As the water recedes and our neighbors are able to access their homes, cardboard boxes will be in demand. If you have cardboard boxes that you would like to donate, please bring them to the MUD Building.
Boxes must be collapsed. If you would like to donate packing tape, that will be appreciated as well.

You may drop off or pick up boxes during our office hours: 8:30 – 4:30 M-F. For more information, please call our office at 281-376-3499.

2017-10-10T14:58:25+00:00

Harris County Household Hazardous Waste Disposal

Household hazardous waste can be taken to the Harris County facility at 6900 Hahl Road. This facility is open to residents of Harris County who reside outside of the Houston city limits. There is no fee for this service.

Open to public for Collection:

  • 9:00am-3:00pm -Every Wednesday
  • 9:00am-2:00pm -Every 2nd Saturday of the month

The facility may close during inclement weather.

Please call 281-560-6230 for closure information.

Every 4th Saturday of the month on select months.

Items collected:

  • Aerosols, except for Freon and mace
  • Automobile products, such as gas and motor oil
  • Batteries, up to car-battery size
  • Compact fluorescent lights and fluorescent tubes
  • Fats, oil and grease
  • Paint
  • Fire extinguishers

 

  • Household cleaners
  • Items containing mercury
  • Mercury thermometers
  • Pool chemicals
  • Small and barbecue size propane cylinders
  • Tires, up to five per visit
  • Yard products, such as fertilizers and pesticides

Items not collected:

  • Waste from businesses
  • Electronics (computers/TVs/DVR/radios/etc)
  • Explosives (including ammunition and firecrackers)

 

  • Medical/biological/radioactive materials (including smoke detectors)
  • Household appliances
  • Municipal trash.

Harris County is committed to providing residents the ability to dispose of household chemicals and other hazardous household items in the most cost efficient, safe and environmentally compliant manner.

You may subscribe to the counties’ listserve to receive monthly e-mails on upcoming HHW collection information such as closure dates, pharmaceutical collection dates, and fourth Saturday locations and dates.

To subscribe and for up-to-date schedules and information please visit their website: eng.hctx.net

REMEMBER: Fats, oils, and grease can block flow in household plumbing lines and cause backups. Additionally, disposal of these fluids into our wastewater treatment system increases the demand on the system and ultimately costs residents money. Please dispose of these products properly!

 

Harris County Household Hazardous Waste Disposal 2017-07-27T10:01:48+00:00
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