Frida Villalobos

Frida Villalobos

Communications Director

E-mail: frida.villalobos@pct2.hctx.net
Office: 713.274.2011
Mobile: 832.546.1533

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HARRIS COUNTY, TX – Friday, March 22nd 2019, As a precaution during the ongoing ITC incident, Harris County Precinct 2 Commissioner Adrian Garcia is closing a number of Precinct 2 parks along the Houston Ship Channel and Galveston Bay effective Friday. School districts will close their campuses along that area, as well.

“I decided to close some of our parks out of precaution because my main priority is keeping our residents safe,” Garcia said. “We want to ensure our parks are safe and able to function in the way our community expects and deserves. I want to give the EPA, Coast Guard and others to continue their testing.”

The following Precinct 2 parks will be closed with all scheduled events cancelled until further notice:

  • Armand Bayou Nature Center in Pasadena
  • Bay Area Park in Houston
  • Clear Lake Park in Seabrook
  • Sylvan Beach in La Porte
  • Juan Seguin in La Porte
  • Rio Villa Nature Trail
  • Meadow Brook
  • River Terrace
  • Moncrief Park

The following school campuses are closed until further notice:

  • Clear Creek ISD
  • La Porte ISD
  • Channelview ISD
  • Deer Park ISD
  • Sheldon ISD

To stay up to date please check the following social media pages and website-- Harris County Precinct 2, City of Deer Park Office of Emergency Management, ReadyHarris, Harris County Public Health www.readyharris.org/Deer-Park-Fire  www.deerparktx.gov/itcfire