Houston's yard sale? Oops! streets' saleHouston's yard sale? Oops! streets' salehttps://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=168642017-06-20T05:00:00Z2017-06-20T21:35:00Z

​​​​​streets and easements purchased by Valero from the City of HoustonHOUSTON – The Houston City Council approved selling or swapping almost $2 million worth of city streets and utility easements.

That won't correct the more than $100 million budget deficits City officials project for the next five years, but it's not peanuts.

The first example came in Manchester, where council abandoned and sold several streets and easements to the adjacent Valero refinery for $1.4 million.

The second example also comes from the east side, around Houston ISD's (HISD) Milby High School.

The city agreed to abandon and sell parts of five streets and a sewer easement in and around the school campus for $431,000.

Rather than pony up that cash, HISD is instead giving the city a 7.5-acre tract next to Clinton Park valued at $443,000.​

Houston Chronicle
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Infrastructure & Transportation
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