2018 Bond Program
Sims Bayou - Bond Program
* Public input will continue to be an important part of the Bond Program. The Bond Program Project List currently includes 38 projects that were added as a result of Community Engagement Meetings held across Harris County in June, July and August, 2018. A meeting was held for each of Harris County’s 22 watersheds and in the Halls Bayou watershed (a tributary to Greens Bayou).
An informational public meeting was held for the Sims Bayou Watershed:
June 5, 2018
6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Hiram Clarke Multi-Service Center
3810 W. Fuqua Street
Houston, Texas 77045
The map below shows the approximate location of proposed flood risk reduction projects in this watershed that could be eligible for bond funding.
|Area (sq miles)||Population*||Structure Count**||Harvey Damaged Structures***|
|Inside the 1% (100-year) FEMA floodplain||8.3||26,917||9,720||4,093|
|Inside the 0.2% (500-year) FEMA floodplain||10.3||35,159||15,891||2,916|
|Outside the 0.2% (500-year) FEMA floodplain||64.2||222,071||87,168||7,869||TOTAL||82.7||284,146||112,779||14,878|
*Census 2010, **HCAD 2016, ***HCFCD final estimates as of June 2018
|Median Family Income*||$41,000||Median House Value*||$91,000|
* 2016 Census Data
The actual timing of individual projects will depend on a variety of factors including environmental permitting and right-of-way acquisition. Projects will be authorized individually for funding by Harris County Commissioners Court, based on recommendations by the Flood Control District.