News from the Mayor’s Office

MAYOR PRAISES COUNCIL APPROVAL OF RECYCLING CONTRACT THAT ACCEPTS GLASS & PLASTIC BAGS AND SAVES TAXPAYERS MILLIONS (1/10/2018) - HOUSTON – Mayor Sylvester Turner hailed the City Council’s resounding approval today of a 15-year contract with FCC SA for…
Mayor Launches Web Page Explaining City Requests for Federal Funding for Recovery & Resiliency Projects After Hurricane Harvey (12/26/2017) - Mayor Sylvester Turner has launched a web page explaining the city’s requests for federal funding for Houston’s recovery from the…
Mayor: Sale of Bonds Today Puts Bow on Break-through Pension Reform Package (12/22/2017) - The City of Houston closed today on a $1.005 billion pension obligation bond issuance that put the gift wrap and…
Mayor and Non-Profit Agencies Announce Major Achievement in Housing the Homeless (12/20/2017) - Mayor Sylvester Turner staff and The Way Home have exceeded their goal to house 500 chronically homeless individuals in six…
City Exploring New Downtown Option for Homeless People (12/11/2017) - The City of Houston, along with METRO and the Houston Recovery Center, is studying the feasibility of converting a downtown…

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Community News & Events

PLAY EVERYWHERE TOUR COMES TO HOUSTON (2/23/2018) - On Saturday, February 24, 2018, the Play Everywhere Tour makes a stop in Houston. This FREE family-friendly all-day event was…
Department of Neighborhoods to Resume Heavy Trash Code Enforcement March 1, 2018 (2/16/2018) - In the wake of Hurricane Harvey’s devastating floods, the Department of Neighborhoods (DON) placed a moratorium on the enforcement of…
Solid Waste Management Department (SWMD) Thursday, March 1, 2018 City Crews return to regular Tree/Junk Schedule (2/14/2018) - The Solid Waste Management Department will temporarily suspend city crews collecting Hurricane Harvey storm debris effective February 28, 2018. Contracted…
HOUSTON PUBLIC LIBRARY PRESENTS NIKKI GIOVANNI (2/14/2018) - The Houston Public Library (HPL) is honored to present Nikki Giovanni as part of its Houston Public Library Quarterly (HPLQ)…
Texas State Library and Archives Commission Honors Stimley-Blue Ridge Neighborhood Library (2/13/2018) - Houston – Stimley-Blue Ridge Neighborhood Library and WIC Center received an official designation as a Family Place Library by the Texas…

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