News from the Mayor's Office

Mayor: City Reaches Tentative Agreement with Employee’s Organization (6/12/2018) - The City has reached a three-year salary increase agreement with civilian municipal employees, subject to approval by the City Council…
Mayor Turner Launches Liftoff Houston Start-Up Business Plan Competition, With Winners Receiving Cash Prizes (6/6/2018) - Enterprising Houstonians are encouraged to vie for more than $30,000 in cash and prizes during the 6th annual Liftoff Houston…
Houston Selected to Participate in Transportation for America’s Smart Cities Collaborative (6/5/2018) - Transportation for America (T4America) announced today that Houston was one of 22 communities selected to participate in the second cohort…
City of Houston Invites Public to the 2018 Extreme Weather Ready Expo, Shell Oil Company Signs-on as New Title Sponsor (5/31/2018) - As hurricane season gets underway June 1, the public is invited to the 2018 Extreme Weather Ready Expo. This important,…
City Council Approves Mayor’s Balanced Budget Proposal With No Layoffs Or Tax Increases (5/30/2018) - The Houston City Council today approved Mayor Sylvester Turner’s proposed $4.9 billion municipal government operating budget, which balances revenue and…

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Community News & Events

Mayor Turner and the Houston Health Department Celebrate Anniversary of Accepting My Brother’s Keeper Challenge by Sharing Significant Progress in Helping Local Boys and Young Men of Color (6/13/2018) - HOUSTON – Three years after Houston released its Local Action Plan to help the city’s Boys and Young Men of…
BARC Animal Shelter Working with Best Friends Animal Society to Save Houston’s Pets (6/7/2018) -   Want to Keep the Warm Fuzzies of Best Friends Day Going? We Got You: Adopt a Pet from These…
City of Houston Launches 2018 Liftoff Houston Start-Up Business Plan Competition (6/6/2018) - HOUSTON – The City of Houston and Capital One Bank are announcing the sixth year launch of the Liftoff Houston…
Houston Health Department Program Embarks on Tenth Year of Helping Ex-Offenders Re-Enter Community (5/29/2018) - HOUSTON – Walking across the stage on May 31 will give Charles English a fresh start. The skills and support…
Collection and Facility Schedule for Memorial Day May 28, 2018 (5/25/2018) - Monday, May 28, 2018 (Memorial Day) CITY HOLIDAY: NO COLLECTION SERVICES. All Facilities and services closed.   Tuesday, May 29,…

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Public Safety News

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Shooting at 16613 Parkridge Court (6/15/2018) - Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in the shooting of a woman that occurred at 16613 Parkridge Court…
UPDATE: Suspect Wanted, Charged in Shooting at 17100 Quail Park Drive (6/12/2018) - Charges have been filed against a suspect wanted in the shooting of a man at 17100 Quail Park Drive about…
Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 8405 Broadway (6/12/2018) - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a male at 8405 Broadway about 4 a.m. today (June 12). The identity…
Investigation into Shooting at 2200 Sakowitz Street (6/11/2018) - Houston police are investigating the shooting of a man that occurred at 2200 Sakowitz about 5 p.m. on June 5.…
Investigation into Shooting at 11611 Vinedale Drive (6/11/2018) - Houston police are investigating the shooting of a man at 11611 Vinedale Drive about 8:50 p.m. on Sunday (June 10).…

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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

City Housing Department Ramps Up to Deliver on Harvey Recovery (3/14/2018) - Houston, TX – The city’s Housing and Community Development Department (HCDD) added five disaster recovery, affordable housing and finance experts…
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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