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

32nd Annual City of Houston Arbor Day Celebration (1/19/2018) - New Trees to be Planted along Columbia Tap Trail by Volunteers HOUSTON – Mayor Sylvester Turner, Apache Corporation, Trees for…
COLLECTION SCHEDULE – JANUARY 17 -18, 2018 (1/17/2018) - Due to inclement weather, the Solid Waste Management Department will be collecting ONLY residential garbage Wednesday, January 17 starting at…
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…

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Public Safety News

Municipal Courts Reminder | Court Date Reset Deadline is Jan. 24 (1/22/2018) - HOUSTON – Due to the inclement weather event that took place in Houston January 16-17, 2018, the City of Houston…
Investigation into Assault at 1401 Redford (1/22/2018) - Houston police are investigating the assault of a woman that occurred at 1401 Redford about 9:30 a.m. today (January 22).…
Investigation into Fatal Crash at 4300 Old Spanish Trail (1/18/2018) - Houston police are investigating a fatal crash at 4300 Old Spanish Trail about 5:15 p.m. on Wednesday (January 17).   The…
CITY OF HOUSTON MUNICIPAL COURT CLOSURE DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER (1/16/2018) - HOUSTON, Texas – Due to inclement weather, the City of Houston Municipal Courts Department will remain closed on Wednesday, January…
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…

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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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