News from the Mayor's Office

Houston Municipal Courts Announces Amnesty Program (2/26/2018) - HOUSTON, Texas –    The City of Houston Municipal Courts Department (MCD) announced the start of their Amnesty Program today…
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…

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Community News & Events

WHAT’S HAPPENING AT HPL – SPRING 2018 (4/24/2018) - HOUSTON – Enjoy The Houston Public Library’s wonderful, educational  and entertaining programs on art, culture, and learning that the entire family can…
Community Invited to Share their Memories of First Lady Barbara Bush at Houston Public Library (4/18/2018) - The Houston Public Library joins Mayor Sylvester Turner and our fellow Houstonians in expressing our sorrow on the passing of…
Local Houston Organizations Selected To Participate In National BUILD Health Challenge (3/26/2018) - Three Houston organizations – Avenue, Houston Health Department (HHD) and Memorial Hermann Community Benefit Corp. – have teamed up to reduce health disparities and…
Houston Health Department Supports Plan To Reduce Nicotine In Cigarettes (3/16/2018) - The Houston Health Department supports the Federal Drug Administration’s plan to lower the level of nicotine in cigarettes. The change could…

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Public Safety News

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Crash at 4000 West Fuqua (4/25/2018) - A juvenile suspect faces two felony charges after he was arrested in a fatal crash at 4000 West Fuqua about 1:55…
Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Crash at 1200 Crosstimbers (4/23/2018) - Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in the fatal crash that occurred at 1200 Crosstimbers at 12:15 p.m.…
Investigation into Deceased Male at 6161 Gulf Freeway (4/23/2018) - Houston police are investigating the death of a male found at 6161 Gulf Freeway (South Interstate Highway 45) at about…
Investigation into Shooting at 9850 Westpark (4/23/2018) - Houston police are investigating the shooting of a man that occurred at 9850 Westpark at 7:05 a.m. on Sunday (April…
Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 14600 Buffalo Speedway (4/23/2018) - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of two men and the wounding of another that occurred at 14600 Buffalo…

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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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