Houston City Council Agenda – October 3, 2018

The City will consider the following agenda items at the Houston City Council meeting scheduled for Wednesday, October 3, 2018, in the City Hall Chamber at 9:00 A.M.. The agenda items include multiple appropriations out of the Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund to be used for various projects, the purchase of two storm regenerative air sweepers, the appropriation of funds to go toward renovations at Linkwood Playground, the addition of land to Harris County MUD No. 216, and the joint funding agreement between the City and the U.S. Geological Survey to monitor the quality of the local surface water supply. Continue reading

Texas A&M seeks Associate Research Scientist

Texas A&M University’s Department of Oceanography is seeking an Associate Research Scientist to supervise and manage the Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System (GCOOS) Data Management and Communications (DMAC) team and associated projects. The scientist will manage the DMAC team as needed for on time completion of all project deliverables. For a full job description, including education and experience requirements, responsibilities, and application instructions, visit tamus.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com.

Houston Arboretum & Nature Center seeks Natural Resource Specialist

The Houston Arboretum & Nature Center is an experienced, well-organized, and detail-oriented person for the position of Natural Resource Specialist. The Natural Resource Specialist will help the Conservation Team in the implementation of the HANC Master Plan to protect and enhance the Arboretum’s 155-acre grounds. In addition to an appropriate degree, candidate’s work experience should be in some combination of natural resource protection or conservation lands stewardship, particularly as it pertains to natural resource protection. For a full job description and to apply, visit houstonarboretum.org.