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Harris County, TX — Harris County Precinct 2 Commissioner Adrian Garcia is proud to announce the opening of Atascocita Park. This $11.5 million project created a brand new addition to Precinct 2’s park system and boasts several exciting amenities including: a large playground with one of the highest skywalks in the area, dog park for large and small breeds, large picnic pavilion, and much more!

Houston, TX –The Harris County COVID-19 Relief Fund will open its public application to all eligible Harris County residents in its second phase of fund deployment. The public application will be open Tuesday, June 23 and Wednesday, June 24, 2020.

Harris County, TX - In the wake of the murder of George Floyd, Commissioner Garcia supports measures that would will lead to meaningful law enforcement reform. 

Harris County, TX — TODAY, Harris County Commissioners Court passed an expansion of the Homestead Exemption for seniors, disabled veterans, and homeowners living with disabilities. The increased Exemption now applies to qualifying homeowners with homes valued up to $286,250.

Harris County, TX — TODAY, May 19, 2020, Harris County Precinct 2 Commissioner Adrian Garcia issues the following statement in support of the appointment of Christopher Hollins to become the Harris County Clerk for the remainder of 2020. Hollins’ term begins June 1st, when current clerk Dr. Diane Trautman’s resignation becomes final.

Harris County, TX — Today, Harris County Commissioner Adrian Garcia announces will be putting an item on the next Commissioners Court Agenda (May 19, 2020) to extend the Harris County Homeowners Property Tax Exemption for seniors and disabled homeowners.

Harris County, TX — Today, May 5, 2020, Harris County Commissioner Adrian Garcia, along with program administrators from Houston-Galveston Area Council are proud to announce that the first set of cash disbursements have been made to successful applicants to the Harris County Loan Program.

Harris County, TX — Today, April 23, 2020 Commissioner Adrian Garcia is announcing the launch of the “Senior Care Facility Task Force” to ensure seniors, who are among the most at-risk during the Coronavirus pandemic, are not forgotten. The group will hold discussions with operators of Precinct 2 senior living facilities and will use this information to present a set of recommendations for how to navigate the current crisis and keep residents and facilities safe. The task force features experts from an array of sectors related to all aspects of crisis management and senior facility care.

Houston, Tx – The Houston-Galveston Area Council’s local development corporation announced today that applications submitted by area small businesses for the Harris County COVID-19 Forgivable Loan Program are currently being reviewed by assigned underwriters. 

Harris County, TX — Following Judge Lina Hidalgo’s order to close all county parks to the public, Harris County Precinct 2 Commissioner Adrian Garcia has ordered all Precinct 2 parks to be closed to the public beginning this Thursday, April 9th at 8 p.m. To help prevent further spread of Covid-19, there will be no picnicking, no congregating or swimming permitted. The parks closures will remain in effect until Monday, April 13th at 8 a.m.

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    Frida Villalobos

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