News from the Mayor's Office

Mayor Turner requests study of Confederacy statues (8/15/2017) - Mayor Sylvester Turner has asked top staff members to study whether statues related to the Confederacy should be removed from…
Houston To Host National League of Cities “Road Trip” on Monday, August 14 (8/11/2017) - The National League of Cities, with the generous support of The Kresge Foundation and in partnership with LinkedIn, will focus…
“Stop Bashing Big Texas Cities,” Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner Says (8/7/2017) - In an essay published by the Houston Chronicle, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner today calls for a halt to state leaders’…
Mayor Sylvester Turner announces Nearly $3.5 Million in Arts and Cultural Grant Awards (7/26/2017) - Mayor Sylvester Turner has approved Fiscal Year 2018 grants for the arts, awarded through the Houston Arts Alliance. A total…
New Artwork Dedicated in the Greater OST/South Union Neighborhood (7/26/2017) - The City of Houston has dedicated the newest artwork to the City Art Collection—Books of a Feather, by Dixie Friend…

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Community News & Events

View the Solar Eclipse at the Central Library (8/18/2017) - REVISION HOUSTON – The historic solar eclipse can be viewed from the Houston Public Library’s Central Library.  This is part of…
View the Solar Eclipse at the Central Library (8/18/2017) - HOUSTON – The historic solar eclipse can be viewed from the Houston Public Library’s Central Library.  This is part of…
BARC Joining Telemundo Houston/ KTMD to Host Third Annual Clear The Shelters Pet Adoption Event (8/18/2017) - Special Adoption Fees at BARC Saturday, August 19 and Sunday, August 20 Houston, TX – BARC is joining Telemundo Houston/ KTMD…
Retired Houston Fire Department Assistant Chief Honored by the Houston Texans (8/15/2017) - Retired Assistant Chief David Almaguer has been selected as the 2017 Houston Texans Star of Courage winner.  The annual award…
Parks Soccer for Success Program Receives $175,000 U.S. Soccer Foundation Grant (8/11/2017) - 1,500 Youth to Benefit from Youth Development Program The U.S. Soccer Foundation (The Foundation) recently awarded a $175,000 grant to…

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Public Safety News

Retired Houston Fire Department Assistant Chief Honored by the Houston Texans (8/15/2017) - Retired Assistant Chief David Almaguer has been selected as the 2017 Houston Texans Star of Courage winner.  The annual award…
City of Houston Responding to Flooding. City Services on Normal Schedule (8/8/2017) - HOUSTON – The City of Houston is responding to flooding throughout the area, and is urging residents to take precautions if…
City of Houston Activates Emergency Operations Center Due to Flash Flooding (8/8/2017) - HOUSTON – The City of Houston Office of Emergency Management (OEM) activated the Emergency Operations Center, located at the Houston Emergency…
Houston Firefighters Respond Quickly to Victims Dropped off with Gunshot Wounds (8/1/2017) - It was just before midnight when firefighters were alerted of two people injured on the slab at fire station 46. The…
HFD Arson Bureau Arrest Suspect Accused of Setting a Home on Fire with a Woman Inside (7/31/2017) - Investigators say 32-year-old Kyala Morgan used an open flame and an ignitable liquid to set a fire inside a home…

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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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