Lisha Lupher, director on Harris County MUD 396, presents checks from both Harris County MUD 396 and Harris County MUD 397 to Dr. Elizabeth Miller, principal of Swenke Elementary School. The checks are the final part of a year-long fundraising campaign by the Swenke PTO, families within the Fairfield community as well as generous donations by Harris County MUD 396, Harris County MUD 397, and Harris County MUD 322. The Fairfield MUDS played an integral role in funding the all-inclusive playground for special needs children and also a canopy to shade the multiple structures and specialized surfaces. This will be the first of its kind park within Cy-Fair ISD. Moving forward, it is the hope that this partnership between MUDS and the school district will be a catalyst to see more of these all-inclusive parks and recreational facilities built in other areas of the Cy Fair ISD community. This park will serve all children and will be available to the public outside of school hours.
Winter weather and freezing temperatures are expected this week across Texas. The National Weather Service is forecasting widespread freezing temperatures on Friday and Saturday mornings. Residents should closely monitor media and the National Weather Service for updates to the forecast. We wanted to assure you that the teams at Inframark are monitoring and working diligently in preparation for a freezing weather event to safeguard your facilities. It is also important that you take action as well in protecting the “Four P’s”: People, pets, pipes and plants.
Keep warm, stay inside if possible.
If you need to go out, dress in layers and wear hats, gloves and an appropriate coat.
Avoid overexertion, as cold weather puts added strain on your body.
Bring pets inside, and move other animals or livestock to sheltered areas.
Keep adequate food and water available.
Disconnect outdoor hoses, drain and store in protected area.
Wrap exposed faucets and pipes – including those outside the house or in unheated crawl spaces, attics, garages and other areas.
Bring potted plants inside or store in garage near interior wall to provide extra warmth and protection from wind.
For cold-sensitive outdoor plants, put down extra mulch and consider covering with a cloth fabric of some kind to shield the plants from wind and frost.
Additionally, if you have an irrigation system, turn off the water to the system at your backflow preventer and then drain the system so your irrigation pipes and sprinkler heads are not damaged.
The following sites can also be used as a source of information and to keep you updated: