The Housing and Community Development Department is pleased to announce the opening of the Minor Critical Emergency Home Repair Program operated through Rebuilding Together Houston. Rebuilding Together Houston has successfully completed two previous contracts for home repair programs with the City of Houston. This third contract was approved by City Council on April 13, 2016, and intends to assist approximately 200 elderly or disabled households with incomes below 120% of Area Median Income (AMI) by providing minor home repairs critically needed to alleviate life, health or safety hazards. Such repairs could include...Read more
Who: Keep Houston Beautiful (Houston Clean City Commission) What: Mayor's Proud Partner Awards Call for Entries When: entries due Monday, August 15, 2016 Where: award application is available at www.houstonbeautiful.org Why: award the efforts of businesses, individuals and community groups who work to enhance Houston's landscape through environmental and beautification projects Contact: Audrey Laroche, Program Manager, Keep Houston Beautiful Secondary Contact: Robin Blut, Executive Director, Keep Houston Beautiful 32nd Annual Mayor's Proud Partner Award - Call for Entries! Keep Houston Beautiful, the City of Houston's Clean City Commission, is now accepting award applications Read more
CIP On Court AgendaNext Tuesday, June 28, Commissioners Court will review the proposed Capital Improvements Program (CIP) for Fiscal Year 2016-2017. Maintaining and expanding Harris County facilities, transportation systems and infrastructure to serve the rapidly growing population is a challenging and essential function of county government. Items for consideration include:
- Harris County Hospital District - $70 million renovation of Ben Taub Hospital to continue its status as a Level One Trauma Center.
- Harris County Flood Control - A plan to spend $120 million annually with a minimum of $60 million...