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The HATT Insider - December 2018

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Beginning August 1st, the HATT Insider Newsletter will no longer be delivered door-to-door - but there's good news!
You can stay in the know about upcoming events, activities, and important information by ac-cessing the newsletter monthly on your computer, tablet, or smartphone!

HATT's Trunk or Treat 2018! On October 30th, HATT celebrated its 2nd Trunk or Treat event in the parking lot of Pecan Ridge Apartments. HATT employees and Trunk or Treat Coordinators, Shanetta Cannon and Zamar Morgan, would like to thank our partners for all of their donations and volunteer time to ensure that the neighborhood kids had a fantastic time!

NOTICE OF PUBLIC COMMENT - Changes to 5 Year Plan
Available for Public Comment: November 16, 2018 to January 2, 2019

The Housing Authority of the City of Texarkana, Texas (HATT) is amending its 5-year PHA Plan because it was a successful applicant in the Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) and will be converting to Project Based Vouchers.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING - Grim Hotel Apartments
Public Hearing: Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 3:00 p.m., Rosehill Ridge Community Room, 1201 Stuckey Street
Notice is hereby given of a public hearing to be held by the Premier Texarkana Development and Facility Corporation, a non-profit public facility corporation created by the Housing Authority of the City of Texarkana, Texas with respect to the issuance of multifamily housing revenue bonds with respect to the acquisition of a property to be known as Grim Hotel Apartments.

Veterans Day Celebration! View photos at 

The RoseHill Neighborhood Network Center and Otis C. Williams Multicultural Museum, 2220 West 15th Street, Texarkana, TX 
Mon-Fri: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm / 903-255-7738.

December 3-7, 10-14, 17-21, 31-4 (11:30-12:30)
Area Agency on Aging at Robison Terrace

December 6th
Christmas Tree Group Picture at Robison Terrace

December 17th (11:00)
The Oaks Resident Council Meeting

December 17th (1:00)
HATT Christmas Gift Giving for Robison Terrace/William Homes Elderly and Disabled Residents

December 17th (2:00)
WKM Bingo at Robison Terrace

December 18th (2:00)
Hampton Homes/Bright Street Resident Council Meeting

December 20th (2:00)(4:00)
Robison Terrace Resident Council Meeting (2:00)
Robison Terrace Christmas Dinner (4:00)

December 22nd (11:00-1:00)(6:00-7:00)
First Love Church at Robison Terrace (11:00 -1:00)
Darrell Nelson Bible Study at Robison Terrace (6:00-7:00)

December 24-25th

Saturday, December 8th at 9-11 am at the HATT Maintenance Annex Building 1611 N. Robison Rd., Texarkana, TX. Come Join The Fun! Sausage Biscuits, Breakfast Burritos, Treats & Santa!

Keep an eye out in your community and in your mailbox for posters and post cards with more specific information, or contact Amberly Shaw, Family Engagement Specialist, at Westlawn for more information at 903-223-4252 or email

December 4th
5th Grade Math Benchmark Test

December 5th
5th Grade Reading Benchmark Test

December 6th
5th Grade Science Benchmark Test
4th Grade Writing Benchmark Test

December 10th
3rd Grade Math Benchmark Test
4th Grade Math Benchmark Test

December 13th
Picture Retakes

December 13th
Family Thanksgiving Lunch-During Regular Lunches

December 13th (5:15-6:30 Come & Go)
Family Night - All Westlawn Families Invited

December 21st
Class Christmas Parties - Early Release at Noon

December 21st (8:30)
Christmas Program

December 24th-January 8th
Christmas Break

January 9th
Students return to school

HATT is staying in touch with you through social media & our website!

HATT Executive Staff
Antonio Williams, Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Jackie Otto, Chief Operating Officer
Tarisha Duson, Director of Admin. Services
Ronnie Odom, Manager of HCV Programs
Jimmy Castl,e Manager of Information Technology
Theo Nyamasvisva, Controller
Bill Edwards, Director of Construction Management and Modernization

2018 Board of Commissioners
Mrs. Melva Flowers, Chairman
Mr. Bruce Powers, Vice Chairman
Rev. L. B. George
Mrs. JoAnn Rice
Mr. Craig Manning
Mrs. Mae Hamilton
Ms. Rosa Golette