At last week’s city council meeting, Mayor Turner told residents that the Stanley Park subdivision now on the rise in the 100-year floodplain south of Timbergrove Manor “is currently on hold. I know Harris County Flood Control has put a hold on it. We have also put a hold on it to take a look at it.” But as of Monday morning, site work was still continuing on the 12-acre parcel — according to StopStanleyPark, an organization nearby residents set up to oppose the project — until the red tag pictured above was issued for it in the afternoon.
A pair of dump trucks, along with an excavator were the latest visitors to the job site at the end of Shirkmere Dr.:
It’s dotted with mounds of partly-piled dirt, placed there since the city okayed a commercial fill permit for the area in April:
- Red tag ordered by Mayor Turner [StopStanleyPark]
- Previously on Swamplot: Piles of Fill Dirt Now Giving Rise to Lovett Homes’ 77-Lot Neighborhood in White Oak Bayou Floodplain