Humble Mayor Norman Funderburk proudly presented a video of the city’s Holiday Christmas Parade, held Dec. 7, 2021 at the latest city council meeting.
“A lot of work went into the production of this event to make it happen,” said the mayor.
Gwen Willis then read the names of the top three winners and the Christmas Parade top recipients. “The lighting contest winners — residential included the following: in first place, Debbie and Donnie Pierce, 302 N Avenue F, second place to Rose Martinez, 510 Lakeland Dr., and third place to Natasha Ortiz, 205 Granberry.”
Willis continued with the lighting contest winners — commercial as follows, “In the first place, Green Oaks Tavern, second place belongs to Deerbrook Baptist Church and third place goes to Abundant Health and Wellness.”
The final list of names consisted of the Christmas Parade winners. Willis again read the honorees by category. “Community organization float: Wee Kare Pediatrics; motor vehicle float: Humble Public Works; school floats: Humble ISD Operations Support Services and Atascocita FFA; and finally, walking group: Atascocita High School and Atascocita Middle School. Congratulations to not only our winners but to all who participated and attended this event. It was truly a memorable time for all,” Key said.
Several Humble ISD FFA students were present to invite all attendees to the up-and-coming Humble ISD 75th annual Livestock Show and Auction. The livestock showing is set to take place Jan. 31 through Feb 4 outdoors at the Humble Civic Center Arena. The date of the live auction is planned for Thursday, Feb. 3, at 1 p.m. in the Humble Civic Center Ballroom. The final event will be the freezer sale. This event will be available for anyone to purchase an exhibitor’s animal that will not be sold in the auction or did not secure a guaranteed buyer.
The Humble City Council opened the Jan. 13 meeting with public comment. During this time, citizens were each given three minutes to discuss their issues, voice their concerns, or thank one or more people; however, the council could not comment.
Mike Marshall raised concerns regarding new state laws in effect regarding fencing requirements. Lawrence Bruns discussed concerns regarding new state laws in effect regarding religious signs. Finally, Margaret Palacios offered thanks before the attendees stating, “Thank you to the mayor, city council, and city staff members for their efforts during the recent tornado.”
The next scheduled meeting of the Humble City Council is set and a notification is posted on the city website for Jan. 27 at 6:30 p.m. in the Humble City Council Chamber.
For more photos of contest winners, visit: https://ourtribune.com/humble-parade.html