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...
County Music Star Darius Rucker and Special Guest the Eli Young Band***Volunteers Needed*** Help Houston celebrate our nation's birthday on Monday, July 4, 2016 from 4 - 10 p.m. The event will feature GRAMMY Award winner and 2009 CMA New Artist of the Year Award winner Darius Rucker with special guest the GRAMMY nominated Eli Young Band. Both artists will perform on the US Family Health Plan Main Stage. The evening will culminate with a spectacular fireworks display sponsored by CITGO....
One million square feet of space is now available for lease in the new Beltway Southwest Business Park at the northeast corner of Beltway 8 and Hillcroft in the Five Corners Management District. A ribbon-cutting on June 14 officially marked the opening of the facility. The location was a prime consideration for the development, said Houston City Councilman Larry Green of District K. "The proximity to the Port of Houston and Highway 90 opened the door," he said. "This facility will be a vibrant asset to this community along Beltway 8....Read more
Attached is the Transportation, Technology, and Infrastructure (TTI) Council Committee agenda – scheduled for Monday, June 20 at 9:00 a.m., City Hall Council Chambers (901 Bagby St., 2nd Floor).Read more
- Welcome Remarks – Council Member Larry V. Green, Chair
- SH 288 Expansion Update
- Varuna Singh, Strategic Projects Director, Texas Dept. of Transportation
- Quincy Allen, Houston District Engineer, Texas Dept. of Transportation
- IH-45 Project Update
- Pat Henry, Advanced Project Development Director, Texas Dept. of Transportation
- Quincy Allen, Director, Houston District, Texas Dept. of Transportation
- Multi-Function Printer Replacement Update
- Tina Carkhuff, Chief Information Officer, Houston...