Join the Business Network!

This organization is a coalition of area business managers and owners who meet to share ideas on how to do business in the Near Northwest Management District.

Member Benefits:

  • Slide 1

    Business Network Breakfast 2019

  • Slide 2

    Community leaders in attendance included Dr. Quentin Wright with Lone Star College and newly-named NNMD Board Director, Aldine ISD Trustee Dr. Viola Garcia, Lt. Al Pitts and Lt. Joe Rosas with HPD's North Command, Sheldon Moss and Clifford Johnson with Lone Star College, and Wynter Patterson with Lone Star College Small Business Development Center

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    Aldine ISD Trustee Dr. Viola Garcia noted changes initiated at the beginning of the school year and announced that Aldine ISD has partnered with Lone Star College to launch Avalos P-Tech, a dual college credit high school that will open in August 2019.

  • Slide 4

    NNMD President Wayne Norden highlighted several recent projects in the District, including seating and concessions remodeling at Cinemark Tinseltown ($2.6M project), completion of Industrial Developments International's distribution center on W Little York, American Alloy Steel's new warehouse on N Houston Rosslyn, and the issuance of 10 new home construction permits in the last quarter.

  • Slide 5

    METRO President and CEO Tom Lambert discussed the METRONext plan for improving and extending transit services. Key concepts behind the plan are

    Every trip starts with someone walking or rolling, so universal accessibility, especially sidewalks, and shelters are critical.

  • Slide 6

    Implementing smartphone apps to help transit users track bus arrivals;

    Connecting the current system with Houston's airports – via light rail to Hobby Airport and a bus rapid transit to Intercontinental Airport;

  • Slide 7

    Future-proofing what is built, such as alignment with future driverless vehicles;

    Continuing METRO's investment in the General Mobility Plan

  • Slide 8

    Continuing to solicit feedback and input – go to METRONext.org. METRONext projects in this area include a transit center near Willowbrook, bi-directional HOV lanes on US 290, and partnering with TxDOT and other agencies to build capacity on SH 249, especially inside BW 8.

  • Slide 9

    Lambert commented on ongoing partnership with NNMD, including wrapping a number of bus shelters. He noted that when we "own" our community it enhances public safety and boost morale in the district.

  • Slide 10

    Norden highlighted District improvement efforts to remove 12 tons of litter in 2018, bandit signs from corridors, and the code inspection team to identify violations and request voluntary remediation.
    Upcoming projects include the installation of five additional monument markers on the District's borders, and the creation of 10 mini murals at intersections

  • Slide 11

    NNMD Director Heidi Sheesley, owner of Treesearch Farms, announced the 9th Annual Spring Plant Sale.
    The Sale is at the White Oak Conference Center on April 6, 2019; her presentation begins at 9 am, and Sale hours are 10 am – 2 pm.

 

NNMD Map and Directory

Check Out The New and Improved NNMD Business Site!

We’ve changed our look and updated our records to give you current information on businesses in the Near Northwest Management District. Check it out! Get the printed version at the White Oak Conference Center.

District businesses can go online to claim a listing and new businesses moving into the District can submit a listing to be posted to the site. See how this directory can help you get the services you want!

 

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