News from the Mayor's Office

Houston’s Newest Art Recycle Truck Hits the Streets (6/14/2017) - The City of Houston is proud to celebrate its commitments to making neighborhoods greener and showcasing local artists with the…
Houston Pension Solution Draws Positive Reviews from Credit Rating Agencies (6/13/2017) - In their first reviews since the Houston Pension Solution was signed into state law on May 31, 2017, the three…
Mayor Turner Leads an Economic Development Mission to Israel (6/9/2017) - Tonight, Mayor Sylvester Turner will lead a delegation on a week-long economic investment and trade mission to Israel to explore…
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…
Mayor Turner Breaks 16-Year Pension Logjam as Houston Pension Solution Passes Last Step in Legislative Process (5/25/2017) - Mayor Sylvester Turner: “Today’s significance is not marked merely by what we have accomplished, but by what we can achieve…

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Community News & Events

THE HOUSTON PUBLIC LIBRARY AND THE HIP HOP COMMUNITY COME TOGETHER TO PROVIDE SCHOLARSHIPS! (6/14/2017) - Leaders in the hip hop community have joined forces with the Houston Public Library to provide Youth with the opportunity…
Historic Emancipation Park To Be Rededicated Following Completion of $33.6 Million Renovation (6/13/2017) - Mayor Sylvester Turner will lead the rededication ceremony of Emancipation Park, together with OST/Almeda Redevelopment Corridors TIRZ#7, Emancipation Park Conservancy…
BARC Participating in National No-Kill “Just One Day” Event on Sunday, June 11 (6/9/2017) - The animal shelter is featuring $5 and $1 Adoption Specials June 10 – 11 HOUSTON, TX – On Sunday, June 11, BARC Animal…
H.P.A.R.D. Hosts Summer Food Service Program (6/6/2017) - Every year, many families in Houston face hunger for their children when the school meal programs they depend on end…
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…
Kick Off The Summer with Houston Public Library (6/1/2017) - WHAT:  Summer Reading Program Kick-Offs WHEN: Thursday, June 1 – Saturday, June 3, 2017 Start the summer with the Houston…
Family-Friendly Weather Ready Expo Connects Houstonians with Life-Saving Preparedness Information (5/31/2017) - Saturday’s event expected to draw thousands to the George R. Brown Convention Center HOUSTON – The Atlantic Hurricane season starts…
BARC IS OVERFLOWING WITH MORE THAN 190 CATS! (5/31/2017) - BARC is taking drastic measures to save more lives: $1 adoptions for ALL adoptable cats and kittens at BARC now through…
Memorial Day Weekend Marks Start of Summer Swim Season (5/25/2017) - The Houston Parks and Recreation Department’s summer swim season begins with the opening of all 37 outdoor pools for the…
Memorial Weekend Holiday Trash Schedule (5/25/2017) - Solid Waste Management Department (SWMD) Collection and Facility Schedule for Memorial Day Holiday May 29 – June 1, 2017 Monday,…
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…
Free Immunizations, Books and Groceries at Denver Harbor Multi-Service Center (5/19/2017) - WHAT: Everyone is invited to join the Community & Literacy Fair. This exciting and fun event fosters and promotes literacy…
Houston Parks and Recreation Department Announces Winner of $20,000 ‘Meet Me at the Park’ Grant (5/19/2017) - Grant Awarded by the National Recreation and Park Association and The Walt Disney Company The Houston Parks and Recreation Department’s…
HEALTHY FUN AT STIMLEY-BLUE RIDGE NEIGHBORHOOD LIBRARY RE-OPENING (5/10/2017) - WHAT:            Re-Opening of Stimley-Blue Ridge Neighborhood Library WHEN:            Saturday, May 13, 2017 | 11:30 AM – 2 PM WHERE:          Stimley-Blue…
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…
Department of Neighborhoods: Improving Quality of Life (4/28/2017) - HOUSTON – The City of Houston Department of Neighborhoods offers a wide range of services to improve quality of life…
Houston Public Library Receives Book Donation from Consulate General of Mexico (4/24/2017) - MEDIA RELEASE HOUSTON – The Houston Public Library will be receiving a very significant donation of text books in Spanish…
Civic Art Dedication at Young Library (4/13/2017) -   MEDIA ALERT Civic Art Dedication at Young Library WHAT: Civic Art Dedication with Nationally Acclaimed Artist Dixie Friend Gay…
Parks & Recreation Logo Vote to Support Your Favorite Houston Park this Earth Month (3/31/2017) - One of Three HPARD Parks Has the Chance to Receive $20,000 through Meet Me at the Park Campaign This Earth…
Books Alive! 8th Annual Children’s Book Celebration Kicks off with a High Flying Let’s Go Fly a Kite Contest (3/30/2017) - The Houston Public Library (HPL) invites children to help kick off its Books Alive! 8th Annual Children’s Book Celebration by…
Parks & Recreation Logo Texas Parks & Wildlife Commission Awards $1 Million Urban Outdoor Recreation Grant for Avondale Promenade Park (3/30/2017) - Grant Will Be Matched on a 50/50 Basis for Development of Neighborhood Park in Montrose Area The Houston Parks and…

Public Safety News

UPDATE: Suspect Arrested in Fatal Shooting at 6700 Westover (6/22/2017) - A suspect wanted in the fatal shooting of a man and assaulting a peace officer at 6700 Westover about 12:10 a.m. on…
TS Cindy City of Houston Monitoring Tropical Storm Cindy, Urges Residents to Remain Vigilant (6/20/2017) - HOUSTON – The National Hurricane Center (NHC) has issued Tropical Storm Watch for the City of Houston as Tropical Storm…
Investigation into Fatal Crash at 11000 Homestead Road (6/20/2017) - Houston police are investigating a fatal crash that occurred at 11000 Homestead Road at about 4:40 p.m. on Sunday (June…
Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 6225 Nuben (6/20/2017) - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 6225 Nuben about 10:10 p.m. on Monday (June 19).…
Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 10603 South Wilcrest (6/19/2017) - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man found at 10603 South Wilcrest about 10:40 p.m. on Saturday…

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Infrastructure, Travel & Utilities

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

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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