News from the Mayor's Office

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…
Houston Hackathon Winners Bring Forth Innovative Solutions (5/22/2017) - May 22, 2017 — Hackathon winners focused on monitoring air quality, improving storm drainage and connecting library resources during the fifth annual event.…
Mayor Turner Appoints General Services Department Director (5/17/2017) - HOUSTON- Today, Mayor Sylvester Turner, along with members of Houston Council, voted unanimously to confirm the appointment of  Clyde J. “C.J.” Messiah, Jr., as…
Mayor Turner Issues Statement on Passage of HB100 Which Preempts Municipal Regulation of Transportation Network Companies (5/17/2017) - Statement from Mayor Sylvester Turner: “I am disappointed the Legislature chose to override Houston’s successful regulatory framework which has been…
EPA Recognizes the City of Houston Among Nation’s Leading Green Power Users (4/24/2017) - HOUSTON –  Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that the City of Houston is number one on the EPA’s…

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Community News & Events

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

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 10400 Southwest Freeway (5/26/2017) - Houston police are investigating a fatal crash that occurred at 10400 Southwest Freeway (South U. S. Highway 59) service road…
UPDATE: Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Shooting at 4200 Mowery (5/26/2017) - Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in the fatal shooting of a man the occurred at 4200 Mowery about…
Investigation into Man’s Death at 8300 Winkler (5/26/2017) - Houston police are investigating the death of a man that occurred at 8300 WInkler at about 11:40 p.m. on Thursday…
Investigation into Fatal Crash at 1900 Holcombe (5/26/2017) - Houston police are investigating a fatal crash at 1900 Holcombe about 2:15 a.m. today (May 26). The identity of the…
Investigation into Fatal Crash at 7800 South Dairy Ashford (5/26/2017) - Houston police are investigating a fatal crash at 7800 South Dairy Ashford about 9 p.m. on Thursday (May 25). The…

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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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