News from the Mayor's Office

“Congress: Continue CHIP and save Texas children” says Houston Mayor (12/5/2017) - HOUSTON – In an essay published by TribTalk a publication of the Texas Tribune, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner today recalls the death of…
Mayor paves way for negotiations to bring Houston a hemispheric operations base for Chinese maker of airport equipment (12/4/2017) - SHENZHEN, China— Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner and officials of CIMC-TianDa, a China-based firm, have signed a memorandum of understanding under…
Mayor to Lead Business Delegation on Trade Mission to China, Houston’s 2nd Largest International Trading Partner (12/1/2017) - Mayor Sylvester Turner will lead a trade and goodwill mission Dec. 2-9 to China, Houston’s second largest international trade partner…
Mayor Gives Thanks Following Extraordinary Events for Houston (11/23/2017) - In an essay published by the Houston Chronicle on Thanksgiving 2017 (today, Nov. 23), Mayor Sylvester Turner gives thanks and…
Mayor Sylvester Turner Announces Choose Local Campaign (11/21/2017) - HOUSTON, TX- Just in time for the holidays, Houston’s collaborative spirit is in full force with the launch of the…

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Community News & Events

Competition and Physical Activity at the Ninth Annual Metal & Muscle Expo (12/6/2017) - The Ninth Annual Metal and Muscle Expo will take place at Hall E of the George R. Brown Convention Center,…
PRESS CONFERENCE (11/27/2017) - A Celebration of Good Deeds in the Air and on the Ground — In Celebration of Giving Tuesday JetBlue to…
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…

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Public Safety News

UPDATE: Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Shooting at 4805 Lyons Avenue (12/8/2017) - Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in the fatal shooting of a man at 4805 Lyons about 2:25…
Investigation into Shooting at 9600 Windswept (12/8/2017) - Houston police are investigating the shooting of a juvenile male at 9600 Windswept about 12:20 a.m. today (December 8). The…
Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Crash at 2000 Gessner (12/4/2017) - Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in a fatal crash at 2000 Gessner about 7:40 p.m. on Sunday…
Investigation into Fatal Crash at 8000 Southwest Freeway (12/4/2017) - Houston police are investigating a fatal crash at 8000 Southwest Freeway (U.S. Highway 59 South) about 9:45 p.m. last Friday…
Investigation into Fatal Crash at 7700 West Bellfort (12/4/2017) - Houston police are investigating a fatal crash at 7700 West Bellfort about 2:50 p.m. on Sunday (Dec. 3). 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

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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