News from the Mayor's Office

Mayor Turner’s Statement on Santa Fe High School Shooting (5/18/2018) - HOUSTON – The tragedy at Santa Fe High School is a painful reminder that our children are vulnerable in the…
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…

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Community News & Events

City Pools Set to Open Memorial Day Weekend HPD and Parks Department to Announce New Partnership (5/20/2018) - Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner together with the Houston Police Department (HPD) and the Houston Parks and Recreation Department (HPARD) will…
Use F.A.S.T. to Remember Signs of Stroke (5/15/2018) - HOUSTON, Texas – When a person suffers a stroke, every minute without treatment increases the likelihood of brain damage and…
GRAND OPENING TECHLink at Scenic Woods Regional Library (5/11/2018) - HOUSTON – The Houston Public Library (HPL) is opening the doors of its latest innovative library to date – TECHLink!…
Houston Health Department’s WIC sites closing May 7-13 to switch to automated system, train employees (5/4/2018) - HOUSTON – The Houston Health Department’s Women, Infants and Children (WIC) sites will close May 7-13 to migrate to an automated…
Houston Health Department Partners with Houston Marathon Foundation to Introduce Youth to Off-the-Field Careers in Sports (5/3/2018) - HOUSTON, TX – My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) Houston, a program of the Houston Health Department, and the Houston Health Foundation…

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Public Safety News

UPDATE: Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Shooting at 4005 Hollister (5/17/2018) - Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in the fatal shooting of a man at 4005 Hollister about 5 p.m.…
Investigation into Shooting at 5805 Chimney Rock (5/16/2018) - Houston police are investigating the shooting of a man that occurred at 5805 Chimney Rock about 4:20 p.m. on Tuesday…
Investigation into Shooting at 4141 Barberry (5/16/2018) - Houston police are investigating the shooting and wounding of a juvenile male that occurred about 9:35 p.m. on Tuesday (May…
Investigation into Fatal Crash at 1400 Congress (5/14/2018) - Houston police are investigating a fatal crash at 1400 Congress about 10:30 a.m. on Sunday (May 13). The identity of…
Investigation into Fatal Crash at 2400 Berry Road (5/14/2018) - Houston police are investigating a fatal crash at 2400 Berry Road about 11:35 a.m. on Sunday (May 13). The identity…

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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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