Monthly Meetings

When does the Eastwood Civic Association Meet?

The Eastwood Civic Association generally meets on the first Monday of every month* at 6:30 pm at the E.B. Cape Center, at 4501 Leeland St. (enter from Lockwood). Our meetings are also made available via Zoom link can be accessed at

* General membership meetings are not held in January or July and Labor Day shifts the September meeting to the second Monday

Upcoming 2024 General Membership Meetings

  • Open to ALL
    In-person at The E.B. Cape Center, 4501 Leeland St. (enter on Lockwood)
    and via Zoom, link above
    Meetings start at 6:30 pm and are scheduled until 8:00 pm
    Typically socializing is done in the lobby before and after the meeting
  • Spring Fiesta and National Night Out
    Are events and not meetings, and are open to all, but they are not held at the Cape Center but within the neighborhood
  • January 2024 – No Meeting
  • February 5, 2024
  • March 4, 2024
  • April 25, 2024 – Spring Fiesta
  • May 6, 2024
  • June 3, 2024
  • July 2024 – No Meeting
  • August 5, 2024
  • September 9, 2024
  • October 1, 2024 – National Night Out
  • November 4, 2024
  • December 2, 2024

Upcoming 2024 Board of Directors Meetings

  • Board of Directors & members upon request
    These meetings are typically at a Board member’s home. Our Bylaws do allow for non-Board members to attend provided they allow enough time for the Board to find appropriate accommodations. However, unless you’ve prepared a presentation and added it to the agenda, via the President, your attendance should be as a observer only.
    Meetings start at 6:30 pm and are scheduled until 8:00 pm
    Zoom link can be available upon request.
  • January 28, 2024
    10 am – 2 pm
    Board Retreat
    The newly elected Board of Directors meets to decide priorities for ECA and sponsor committees and Committee Heads
  • February 15, 2024
  • March 21, 2024
  • April 18, 2024
  • May 16, 2024
  • June 2024 – No Meeting
  • July 18, 2024
  • August 15, 2024
  • September 19, 2024
  • October 17, 2024
  • November 21, 2024
  • December 13, 2024
    6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
    Board Holiday Party
    The Board of Directors and invitees only

Notes from Past Meetings

Minutes and notes from past meetings can be found in our Public Google Drive – Minutes folder.

In addition to the meeting minutes, our Public Google Drive has helpful information with bylaws, maps, deed restriction information, and much more. Feel free to take a look and contact if you have any questions.

Topics from Past Meetings

Notes from recent board of directors and general meetings are available below.




  • Board Nominations
  • Bylaw Update notification
  • In-depth Metro BRT committee update (Tina B.)


  • National Night Out – Park Drive esplanade near Eddington, tacos and ice cream, HCC, HPD and Constables showed and about 100 neighbors came out


  • Gonzalo Murillo from Harris Health
  • Committee updates (Metro BRT, Home Tour, Trains, Communications)


  • Board replacement election
  • Sonny Garza and Margaret Wallace Brown presented potential changes to the CoH building and development code from the Livable Places Initiative

JULY 2023

  • No Meeting

JUNE 2023

  • Teaya Smith & Cynthia Florez presented on behave of Center for Pursuit highlighting the facilities and programs available for IDD folks
  • Gloria Zenteno presented the East End efforts of Barrio Dogs

MAY 2023

  • Candidate Forum, four mayoral candidate, and 10 at-large and district council-member candidates appeared to present their views and answer prepared questions

APRIL 2023

  • Spring Fiesta – Park Drive esplanade near Telephone, tacos and ice cream, block captain sign up about 120 people showed

MARCH 2023

  • Michael Moritz for Fair for Houston spoke on the petition initiative to make Houston-Galveston Area Council more representative of the population it serves
  • Call to action from President Danielle about Metro’s University BRT corridor plan



  • No Meeting



  • General Meeting – Board elections, TIRZ 23 presented on Telephone Road Main Street Revitalization project


  • General Meeting – Board nominations, committee updates (Metro, Trains, Home Tour)


  • National Night Out – Park Drive esplanade, tacos and ice cream available, a good turnout about 100 people


  • General Meeting – In-Person Return – East End District President Veronica Chapa Gorczynski discussed the Greater Eastwood Livable Center Study, we had follow up from our Trains Committee and Metro BRT Committee and talked about upcoming National Night Out


  • No Meeting

JULY 2022

  • Cancelled due to scheduling error

JUNE 2022

  • General Meeting – BRT Re-cap, Train numbers and talk about Federal dollars our representatives should target, Spring Fiesta re-cap, Survey findings, Eastwood Park beatification June 18

MAY 2022

  • Spring Fiesta – Held on Park St. Esplanade about 150 people showed up, tacos, ice cream and beverages were available, surveys of neighborhood were taken, elected officials showed up and good times were had by all, great turn out!

APRIL 2022

  • General Meeting – Metro presented about the Bus Rapid Transit line planned for Lockwood Boulevard. We also voted to confirm Board of Directors appointments, and an update was provided on where exactly all those 351 freshly planted trees came from on Lockwood.

MARCH 2022

  • General Meeting – Buffalo Bayou Partnership, with Community Engagement Manager Juan Sorto shared the Buffalo Bayou East master plan, changes to our Board of Directors, as well as a discussion about the current CenterPoint gas main/service line construction taking place in the area.


  • General Meeting – HISD Board President & area-resident Judith Cruz, and some candidates for the March 1st primary elections. Discussed master plan improvements to Eastwood Park


  • No Meeting