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UPPER KIRBY REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY – UKRA/TIRZ #19

Created by Houston City Council in July 1999, the Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone (Zone 19) helps finance the cost of redeveloping/revitalizing the Upper Kirby District in order to attract sufficient market development in a timely manner.

PURPOSE:

  • Storm Drainage Improvements
  • Safety & Security Infrastructure Improvements
  • Traffic Mobility Improvements
  • Levy Park Improvement
Created: by City Council July 1999
Duration: 30 year
Area: 515 Acres
1999 Base Year Value: $551,323,770
Current Taxable Value (TY2011 Estimate): $1,620,000,000
Funding: Tax increment
Board Size: Seven Members
Boundaries: Roughly Westheimer (N), Shepherd (E), Bissonnet (S) and Buffalo Speedway (W). Link to boundary map.
Proposed Budget: Current budget information is included within this section.



CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS PLAN

PROPOSED CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS PROJECTS:
PROPOSED CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS PROJECTS:
 Follow this link to the UKRA/TIRZ #19 2006-2010 CIP (Capital Improvements Plan).


PROJECT PLAN OVERVIEW

Completed:

  • Levy Park Improvements
  • Richmond Esplanades
  • Wayfinding Signage
  • Traffic/Mobility Study
  • Storm Drainage Study
  • Kirby Drive Richmond to Westheimer
  • Kirby Drive Richmond to US 59
  • TOTAL
$933,000
$198,600
$62,000
$286,000
$372,000
$22.7M
$5.6M
$1,851,600
 

Proposed:

  • Storm Drainage Improvement
  • Safety and Security Infrastructure Improvements
  • Traffic Mobility Improvements
  • TOTAL
$23,260,000
$600,000
$1,850,000
$25,710,000
 

COMPLETED PROJECTS
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Levy Park:

  • TIRZ Revenue
  • Private Funding
  • Annual Maintenance
    By Upper Kirby Management District
$933,000
$240,000
$45,000

 


Richmond Esplanades:
  • TIRZ Revenue
  • Annual Maintenance
    By Upper Kirby Management District
$198,600
$40,000


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Wayfinding Signage
  • TIRZ Revenue
  • Annual Maintenance
    By Upper Kirby Management District
$62,000
$5,000


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Kirby Drive Richmond to Westheimer
  • TIRZ Revenue
  • Management District Participation
  • City of Houston Participation
  • Annual Maintenance
    By Upper Kirby Management District
$14M
$1.5M
$7.2M
$30,000


 


Kirby Drive Richmond to US 59
  • TIRZ Revenue
  • Management District Participation
  • Annual Maintenance
    By Upper Kirby Management District
$4.3M
$1.3M
$25,000


 


Storm Drainage Survey

Identified Improvements
$372,009

$23,840,000
 
     
* Drainage Improvements are to the Kirby,
Greenbriar & Shepherd Drainage Systems
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    Richmond Avenue July 2005
     
    Westheimer July 2005



Construction:
$20,000


$140,000
       Construction Projects
       Design Projects


     
Traffic Mobility Study

Identified:
$286,000

    $2,800,000
 
Mobility and Public Safety Improvements throughout District
Included Kirby & Buffalo Speedway Street Tree Inventory


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PROJECTED DEVELOPMENT

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    2727 Kirby Drive       $28,000,000
     
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    The Gables
    Kirby @ Westheimer
      $75,000,000

CONSTRUCTION UPDATES

For the latest on Upper Kirby construction, visit our Enews Archives. For more information on Upper Kirby construction, contact Travis Younkin at 713-524-8000 or email, This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it .



BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Sydney "Buddy" Bailey – Chairman

Emil Pena – Vice Chairman

Charles Pendergraft – Secretary

Morris Chen – Director

Bob Casey – Director

Monique Ward – Director
 

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