Members of the Houston City Council heard updates on several items during a meeting Monday.
•Will consider the cost of upgrading a home in Emmett Kelly Park that is used for adult education classes.
•Heard that a small house on newly acquired property near King Street and Hawthorne Avenue will be used for smoke testing by the fire department.
•Learned that following repairs, a home on Florence Street has been removed from the city’s demolition list.
•Heard that new electrical poles and lights have arrived for North U.S. 63. Installation will occur in the spring. A similar project was earlier completed on the south end of U.S. 63.
•Will consider the development of annual and monthly leases for new hangars at the Houston Memorial Airport.
•Authorized contributions for the backboard team at Hiett Gymnasium and the community’s Miss Merrie Christmas pageant.