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October 22, 2013

Election Day is Tuesday, November 5, 2013
Early Voting has Begun; Remember to Bring a Photo ID
National Prescription Take-Back Day
Saturday, October 26, 2013
Revised CitizensNet Topics of Interest
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Election Day is Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Early Voting has Begun; Remember to Bring a Photo ID

The Mayor, City Controller and all 16 Houston City Council Members are up for election every two years. There are also municipal offices, nine state constitutional amendments and two county bond initiatives to consider. Please don't forget to cast your votes on these important decisions that need to be made. Early voting has begun and ends Friday, November 1.  Every vote counts!  And remember photo identification (ID) is now required to vote.

For a list of early voting locations, visit http://www.harrisvotes.com/EarlyVoting/EarlyVotingLocationsSchedule.pdf. For information on acceptable photo IDs and election identification certificates, visit http://www.txdps.state.tx.us/DriverLicense/electionID.htm.

On election day, Tuesday, November 5, the polls are open from 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. To determine your voting location, visit www.harrisvotes.com/voterballotsearch.aspx?L=E or call 713.755.6965.  For any other voting information visit, http://www.harrisvotes.com/.


National Prescription Take-Back Day

Saturday, October 26, 2013

To help the public properly dispose of unused or expired medication, the City of Houston is partnering with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to host the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, Saturday, October 26, 2013, 10 am. - 2 p.m. All capsules, tablets and solid dosage forms of prescriptions will be collected. This service is free, anonymous and open to all.

Note: Injectables, intravenous solutions and syringes will not be accepted.

Citizens can drop off prescription drugs to Houston Police Department (HPD) personnel at the following nine locations from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Clear Lake Police Station - 2855 Bay Area Boulevard - Houston 77058
Kingwood (Metro Park and Ride) - 3210 West Lake Houston Parkway - Kingwood 77339
Northeast Police Station - 8301 Ley - Houston 77028
North Police Station - 9455 West Montgomery - Houston 77088
South Central Police Station - 2202 St. Emanuel - Houston 77003
South Gessner Police Station - 8605 Westplace - Houston 77071
Southeast Police Station - 8300 Mykawa Road - Houston 77048
Westside Police Station - 3203 South Dairy Ashford - Houston 77082

For more information, contact Sergeant K. Herndon at 713.308.3200 or DEA at 1.800.882.9539. To learn more about HPD, visit http://www.houstonpolice.org.  To learn more about DEA, visit http://www.dea.gov.


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Council Members: Helena Brown • Jerry Davis • Ellen R. Cohen • Wanda Adams • Dave Martin • Al Hoang • Oliver Pennington • Edward Gonzalez • James G. Rodriguez • Mike Laster • Larry V. Green • Stephen C. Costello • Andrew C. Burks, Jr. • Melissa Noriega • C.O. “Brad” Bradford • Jack Christie
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