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

Collection and Facility Schedule for Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday January 15, 2018 (1/10/2018) - Monday, January 15, 2018 (MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DAY) CITY HOLIDAY: NO COLLECTION SERVICES. All Facilities and services closed. Tuesday,…
Groundbreaking Ceremony Scheduled for $1.9 Million Busby Park Improvements (1/10/2018) - On Thursday, January 11, 2018 the Houston Parks and Recreation Department together with Council Member Jerry Davis, District B; Dan…
Firefighters Rescue two from Burning Home (12/30/2017) - At 11:30 am on 12/30/17 firefighters from District 19 responded to a house fire in the 2000 block of Stevens…
Yard/Tree Waste Collection Resumes January 2, 2018 (12/27/2017) - In coordination with its Annual Christmas Tree Recycling Program, the Solid Waste Management Department will restart its Yard/Tree Waste Collection…

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Public Safety News

City of Houston Municipal Court Closure due to Inclement Weather (1/15/2018) - HOUSTON – Due to inclement weather, the City of Houston Municipal Courts Department will be closed beginning at 8 a.m., on…
Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 8900 Chimney Rock (1/12/2018) - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man that occurred at 8900 Chimney Rock at about 10:30 p.m.…
Suspect Arrested, Charged in Stabbing at 8403 Park Place Boulevard (1/10/2018) - Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in the stabbing of a man at 8403 Park Place Boulevard about…
Investigation into Shooting at 9530 Westheimer (1/10/2018) - Houston police are investigating the shooting of a man at 9530 Westheimer about 2:55 p.m. on Tuesday (January 9). The…
Suspect Charged, Wanted in Shooting at 8000 Howton (1/9/2018) - Charges have been filed against a suspect wanted in the shooting of a man at 8000 Howton about 4 p.m.…

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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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