This Week's Headlines

Water rates increase for some residents

Firefighters petition for pay increase

County unveils new hurricane app

Local police make bizarre drug bust

PISD seeks citizen nominations

$95K check stolen from CBCMUD

UHCL releases briefs

CCISD Board seeks nominations for award

Community report earns Excalibur Award

Dave Martin to host park ribbon-cutting

2017 South Belt Schlitterbahn vacation contest photos shared

Sports personality Flores remembers South Belt upbringing

Clear Brook, Dobie football mark special schedule dates

Shiflett Realtors sells JFD football tix

High school volleyball preaseason begins Aug. 1

JFD tennis to begin unofficial workouts

Longhorn bowlers excel at nationals

 

Emergencies:
Police, Fire & Medical: Call 911

Southeast Volunteer Fire Department
The Southeast Volunteer Fire Department has been serving the South Belt unincorporated area since March 1972. SVFD is currently averaging 1,200 calls a year for the combined fire and ambulance service. The group has a paid Southeast VFD Scarsdale Stationcrew which works five days a week from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Currently SVFD has approximately 50 volunteer members.

SVFD has two locations, 10510 Scarsdale Blvd. and 9830 Hughes Road. SVFD’s equipment consists of two ambulances, three fire engines, a rescue truck, a four-wheel drive booster for grass fires, a high water rescue truck and four duty vehicles. To volunteer to join SVFD, call 281-485-7576. Meetings are held at 7 pm. every Thursday at the Scarsdale station.

 

South Belt Security Alliance
The South Belt Security Alliance was organized to give additional security surveillance to the Sagemont and Kirkwood sections within the city of Houston. The program has one vehicle and is contracted through Constable Gary Freeman's office. Security officers patrol the area daily, making approximately 2,500 calls a year. The alliance is funded by donations from Sagemont and Kirkwood residents. For information contact Linda Arnone 281-484-2766.
In case of emergency dial 911.

Department of Public Safety
Located at 111 Tri-Star, at Highway 3 across from Ellington Field. This office issues Driver Licenses, Learner's permits and official identification cards. The office is open from 8 to 5 Monday through Friday. For information call 281-486-8242.