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Galveston County the Daily News (Newspaper) - September 15, 2017, Galveston, TexasFriday september is 2017 a h 86 l 77�a1<m1courts attorney to represent Drivers of damaged vehicles a3 Galveston county ail 5�eui0. Texas oldest newspaper a publishing since 1842 a celebrating 175 \ ers courts lawsuit homeowners sue temp contractors Over Harvey flooding by Matt Degrood the daily news a la Marque More than 50 homeowners in la Marque Are suing a Bevy of contractors and an Energy company asserting that their failure to secure construction equipment led to their neighbourhood flooding during Hurricane Harvey. A instead of an act of god causing the damage you have an act of Man tailing to secure skid pads that flooded a subdivision a said Lawrence Tyika the attorney representing the homeowners. Homeowners in the painted Meadows subdivision in la Marque filed the lawsuit the first Harvey related suit in Galveston county late tuesday in county court at Law no. 2, listing Texas new Mexico Power Mesa line services d. Grimm Crane works Crane works rentals and costello As defendants. Harvey made landfall aug. 25 in Rockport about 200 Miles South of Galveston county but in the 72 or so hours that see temp a a4 development plan Community recovery Galveston approves s212.5m in improvements by Samantha Ketterer the daily news a Galveston Galveston City Council on thursday approved a $212.5 million five year capital improvement plan that win launch an a a onslaught of Street drainage w Ater and sewer projects officials said. A a in a venture to say this is probably the most aggressive capital improvement plan the City of Galveston has Ever had a City manager Brian Maxwell said at a City Council workshop thursday. The plan is funded in part by $61.7 million in tax supported Bonds. The City Council approves a new five year capital improvement plan each year. The projects in the plan will be contracted by 2021 and completed by 2022, finance director Mike Loftin said. The largest amount of Money will be spent on Street and water system repairs according to the plan. The City will spend $66,3 million on Street and traffic projects and $66.8 million in water projects. Streets in the poorest condition a determined by a 2012 survey7 a will take priority. The projects include 25th Street from Broadway to seawall Boulevard 26th Street from Avenue n to Broadway 73rd Street from heards Lane to Avenue n 1/2 a 27th Street corridor project and the reconstruction of 45th Street saving memories Stuart Villanueva the daily news Levi Rosen places a flood damaged photograph on a table among others at his House in league City on wednesday. Rosen has offered his services in retouching flood damaged photographs. Group Aims to save restore photos damaged by Harvey flood see plan a a7 by John Wayne Ferguson the daily news a league City Mary Basso Home in Bay Colony was spared from Harvey s floodwaters on the thursday after the storm had passed when Waters had started to recede and skies had started to brighten she discovered that not All of her family a belonging had made it through the storm unscathed. The storage unit that Bass rented when her family moved to a smaller House had been flooded with More than 3 feet of water. See photos �a4 Stuart Villanueva the daily news Levi Rosen holds up two flood damaged heirloom photographs he Wilt attempt to repair at his House in league City on wednesday. Neighbourhood i new status Cedar Lawn becomes conservation District by Samantha Ketterer the daily news a Galveston the islands Cedar Lawn subdivision gained conservation District status thursday which Means stricter rules for new development and a tax break for residents. The neighbourhood bordered by Avenue l on the North 45th Street on the East Avenue n on the South and 48th Street on the West is known As the first Folly planned residential Community on the Island. While the majority of Homes in Cedar Lawn were built in the 1920s and 1930s, development did no to Stop until 1992. Because of that the Central Galveston neighbourhood has a variety of architectural styles representing what was popular during the times the Homes were built City historic preservation officer Catherine Gorman said. Architectural styles Range from Spanish Eclectic to Tudor revival to mid Century modern according to City documents. The mix of architectural styles is part of what makes the subdivision special and necessary to preserve said Shae Jobe president of the Cedar Lawn association. A a it a More about preserving this unique sense of place that is really like nowhere not Only in Galveston but in the United states a Jobe said. A it Speaks to the sense of time when certain styles of architecture were in the neighbourhood is distinct because it Breaks up an otherwise Stuart Villanueva the daily news a lawsuit by residents in la Marques painted Meadow subdivision asserts construction material from the Texas new Mexico Power substation clogged storm drains and caused flooding coming saturday port of Galveston counts its losses after Hurricane Harvey. Shelter new location red Cross to move its last count v shelter to Houston by Marissa Barnett the daily news a la Marque the american red Cross is dosing its shelter at Carbide Park in la Marque today and moving evacuees Friere to a larger shelter in Harris county where they ill pin evacuees returning from North Texas county officials said. The shelter was the last open in Galveston county Day and county officials said. The red Cross will move about 30 people today from the shelter in Carbide Park to Gloria Dei Luther in Church at 18220 upper Fey Road in Houston Galveston county spokeswoman Brittany Megas said. The county a office of emergency management was planning this morning to pick up at least 16 Galveston county residents who had been evacuated to a shelter in Dalas during Hurricane Harvey Megas said. A bus was scheduled to pick up evacuees about 9am. In 1 talks and take them to Gloria. Dei Megas said. Inside a cars gone the displaced struggle to get around a a3 see shelter a a4 see District a a4 Jennifer Reynolds the a y news Cedar Lawn residents week Doherty left and Shae Jobe president of the Cedar Lawn association worked toward creating a conservation District for their historic mid Island neighbourhood in Galveston. A a a i Index a8bya10 lotto a2 markets a5 obits c9 opinion a6 sports b1 to comics b4-5 �/c\vol175, a no. 156 6 45485 001�� c ? to Gauss coast

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