Hurricane Harvey Updates

For updates on the City's Response to the flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey, visit houstonemergency.org.

News from the Mayor's Office

Mayor Turner Responds to Senator Regarding Tax Rate (10/18/2017) - HOUSTON – Statement by Mayor Sylvester Turner: “In a written statement published today, state Sen. Paul Bettencourt of Houston questioned…
Mayor Turner, Other Climate Mayors’ Statement about Clean Power Plan (10/11/2017) - Mayor Sylvester Turner helped lead a coalition of mayors across the United States in calling for climate action after the…
Mayor Turner Announces City Digital Design Challenge (10/3/2017) - Mayor Sylvester Turner announces that the City of Houston is launching the first-ever Digital Design Challenge. The City is calling…
Mayor Orders Lowering of City Flags, Remarks Upon Massacre (10/2/2017) - “I am ordering that flags at all city buildings be lowered in accordance with President Trump’s request to place flags…
Mayor Announces Interactive Harvey By The Numbers Web Site (9/29/2017) - Mayor Sylvester Turner announces the launch of the “Harvey By The Numbers” web site that shows where trucks are picking…

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Community News & Events

Houston Parks and Recreation Department Awarded Youth Wellness Grant to Create Youth Ambassador Program (10/17/2017) - Youth Ambassadors Will Promote Healthy Eating and Physical Activity as Part of the National Recreation and Park Association’s Commit to…
Post #2919 (10/12/2017) - Houston Public Library Offers a Free Career Online High School Program  Qualified Adults Can Earn an Accredited High School Diploma  Houston…
Solid Waste Management Department (SWMD) First Pass Debris Collection Substantially Complete (10/11/2017) - With the removal of more than 1 million cubic yards of Hurricane Harvey debris, The City of Houston Solid Waste…
Houston Literacy Partners Kick Off Annual Literacy in the Bag Book Drive at Heights Neighborhood Library (10/6/2017) - Join the Texas Tamale Company and their Houston Literacy Partners at the Annual Literacy in the Bag Community Book Drive!…
Houston Fire Department Recognized for Agency and Department Leadership (10/6/2017) - The Houston Fire Department is a 2017 Route Fifty Navigator Award finalist in the category of Agency and Department Leadership…

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Public Safety News

Annual Red Ribbon Rally Seeks to Prevent Opioid/Prescription Drug Abuse Among Houston Area Students (10/19/2017) - HOUSTON – As part of the City’s annual observance of Drug Prevention Month, Houston area middle school students will attend…
Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 2061 Antoine (10/19/2017) - The fatal shooting of a man at 2061 Antoine about 11:55 p.m. on Wednesday (October 18) will be referred to…
Investigation into Man Found Deceased at 12800 Wallisville Road (10/18/2017) - Houston police are awaiting autopsy results in the death of a man found at 12800 Wallisville Road about 8:25 a.m.…
2nd UPDATE: Surveillance Video, Photos of Suspects Wanted in Fatal Shooting at 6833 London (10/18/2017) - Houston police are asking for the public’s help in identifying three suspects wanted in the fatal shooting of one man and the…
Investigation into Shooting at 8039 Boone Road (10/18/2017) - Houston police are investigating the apparent accidental shooting of a juvenile at 8039 Boone Road about 6 p.m. on Tuesday…

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Infrastructure, Travel & Utilities

Parking Meter Enforcement Resumes Monday (9/8/2017) - HOUSTON–The City of Houston’s ParkHouston Division will resume metered parking enforcement on Monday, September 11, 2017. Customers should be advised…
City of Houston Launches ParkHouston Mobile Parking App (5/24/2017) - HOUSTON —The City of Houston and Parkmobile, LLC have partnered to launch a custom parking app for mobile payments called…
Houston Fire Station Energy Challenge Winners Honored by IKEA (5/9/2017) - HOUSTON — The City of Houston and IKEA today recognized the winners of the Houston Fire Station Energy Challenge – a…

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Business & Development

Parking Meter Enforcement Resumes Monday (9/8/2017) - HOUSTON–The City of Houston’s ParkHouston Division will resume metered parking enforcement on Monday, September 11, 2017. Customers should be advised…
Mayor Turner, Climate Mayors Vow to Honor Paris Climate Agreement Goals (6/1/2017) - HOUSTON – In response to President Trump’s decision withdraw the U.S. from the Paris Climate Agreement, Mayor Sylvester Turner joined…

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