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Jerry Davis

City Council Member District B

MEDIA ADVISORY
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Carla Hulsey (832) 393-3292 Cell: (832) 493-8676 carla.hulsey@houstontx.gov Council Member Jerry Davis Instrumental in Removing Blight in Northeast Houston HOUSTON — July 10, 2013 — Houston City Council Member Jerry Davis led the charge on Wednesday to eliminate a dilapidated shopping complex in Northeast Houston. With strong support from Mayor Annise Parker and City Attorney Dave Feldman, the City has issued a repair or demolish order. Within 60 days of Friday, July 12th, 2013 the building must be demolished or repaired or the property owner must submit an acceptable plan to remedy the blight. The former K-Mart has been an eye-sore in the community for over a decade. As a result of today’s unanimous vote from Houston City Council we have an opportunity to improve the quality of life for District B residents. “My constituents brought me here to make our community and district a better place to live. Today, we took another step in the right direction,” said Council Member Davis.

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