News from the Mayor's Office

City of Houston Opens Pilot Neighborhood Restoration Center in Northeast Houston for Harvey Flood Survivors (11/21/2017) - HOUSTON -The City of Houston, along with local non-profit organization partners, opened the first Neighborhood Restoration Center at the Kashmere…
Agency Approves City’s Credit Rating After Voter Approval of Bonds (11/14/2017) - HOUSTON – In a move that could save money for the City of Houston and its taxpayers, Moody’s Corp., the national credit…
Map shows income levels of Houston neighborhoods hardest hit by Harvey flooding (11/13/2017) - HOUSTON – The latest addition to the city’s “Harvey By The Numbers” online project is a map showing FEMA data…
Houston Ranks as the #2 City in the U.S. for Veterans to Start, Manage and Grow Small Businesses (11/11/2017) - Thumbtack, the website and app where you can find a local professional for anything you need done, recently announced that…
Mayor Celeberates Facebook’s Selection of Houston for Premier of Community Boost Project (11/9/2017) - HOUSTON- Here’s some news you can like and comment about. Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg announced today that Facebook has picked…

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Community News & Events

Book Bowl Fundraiser Throw Down Challenge Houston Public Library vs Enoch Pratt Free Library Texans vs Ravens, Monday, November 27th (11/21/2017) - HOUSTON– The Houston Public Library (HPL) is gearing up to face Baltimore’s Enoch Pratt Free Library’s friendly Book Bowl fundraiser…
Solid Waste Management Department Collection and Facility Schedule for Thanksgiving Holiday November 23-26, 2017 (11/21/2017) - Thursday, November 23, 2017 (Thanksgiving Day) CITY HOLIDAY: No Collection today all Solid Waste Facilities are Closed. The Neighborhood Depositories/Recycling…
“Shark Tank” Style Pitch Day at the Liftoff Houston Start-Up Business Plan Competition (11/16/2017) - HOUSTON –Nine finalists will participate in a “Shark Tank” style presentation during the Liftoff Houston Start-Up Business Plan Pitch Day Competition. Based on…
Liftoff Houston 2017 Start-Up Business Plan Competition Finals “Shark Tank” Style Pitch Day (11/13/2017) - HOUSTON – The top three winners for the Liftoff Houston Start-Up Business Plan Pitch Day competition will receive cash awards…
Aspen Institute Hosts Houston Dialogue on Public Libraries (11/8/2017) - (Houston) Community and library leaders from across the greater Houston region will gather together with the Aspen Institute for the…

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Public Safety News

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 9898 Forum Park Drive (11/22/2017) - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 9898 Forum Park Drive about 10:40 a.m. on Tuesday…
Investigation into Fatal Crash at 7900 North Loop East (11/22/2017) - Houston police are investigating a fatal crash at 7900 North Loop East (North Interstate Highway 610 East) about 2:30 p.m.…
Investigation into Shooting at 9700 Clinton (11/21/2017) - Houston police are investigating the shooting of two men that occurred at 9700 Clinton about 4 p.m. on Monday (November…
City of Houston Opens Pilot Neighborhood Restoration Center in Northeast Houston for Harvey Flood Survivors (11/21/2017) - HOUSTON -The City of Houston, along with local non-profit organization partners, opened the first Neighborhood Restoration Center at the Kashmere…
Suspect Charged, Wanted in Shooting at 9601 West Montgomery (11/20/2017) - Charges have been filed against a suspect wanted in the shooting of a woman at 9601 West Montgomery about 1:45 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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