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Mayor's Back To School Fest Presented By Shell Provides Thousands Of Students And Families With Backpacks, School Supplies, And Health Screenings

Mayor Sylvester Turner to Host Inaugural Houston-Africa Energy Summit with African Heads of State, African Ministers, Corporate CEOs, and Business Leaders

Mayor Turner Launches City of Houston Open Finance Initiative Tied to Financial Transparency

Successful Gun Buyback Collects More Than 800 Firearms

Mayor's Office of Cultural Affairs Awards $90,900 to Artists and Organizations Promoting Tourism and Resilience

Mayor Turner Joins the Houston Fund for Social Justice and Economic Equity and Wells Fargo to Launch OPEN FOR BUSINESS Grant Portal

Mayor Turner Launches 10th Annual Liftoff Houston Startup Business Plan Competition

City of Houston and Harris County Seek Environmental Justice for Fifth Ward Kashmere Gardens Families

Mayor's Office of Cultural Affairs Awards $35,000 to Digitally Innovative Arts and Cultural Works

City of Houston and University of Houston Offer At-Risk Young Adults a Second Chance at Success

Houston Health Receives Monkeypox Vaccine Shipment

The City Of Houston Responds To Surprise And Unwarranted Announcement About U.S. Department Of Justice Investigation

Mayor Sylvester Turner, Harris County Commissioner Rodney Ellis and Houston Police Department Launch Gun Buyback Program

City Extends Redistricting Public Comment Period to July 29

City of Houston Health Department Plans Additional Testing in Kashmere Gardens After Discovery of Dioxin

City of Houston Responds to GLO Claims on Harvey Housing Funding

Mayor Turner Announces One Safe Houston Gun Buyback Program

City of Houston Activates Heat Emergency Plan

View Proposed Redistricting Plan & Give Feedback at 3 Public Hearings

Mayor Turner Appoints New Director Of Office For People With Disabilities

Harris County Attorney and City of Houston Take Action Against Union Pacific

Houston Airport System Public Notice - EFD Taxiway Lima Construction Project

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Houston has a strong mayor form of government. The elected officials, who serve four-year terms, are: the mayor, the city controller and 16 City Council Members: 11 represent a district and 5 elected citywide.

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View our comprehensive collection of COH department and division social media channels. We encourage all citizens to participate in interacting with your local government.

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311 Houston Help and Info puts your City government at your fingertips –- one contact, via the channel of your choice, phone or email -- and you get answers or have your service problem solved.

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HTV cablecasts 24/7 and provides live programming of City Council and council committee meetings. HTV is headquartered in a multi-faceted production facility on the first floor of City Hall at 901 Bagby.

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City Data Portal

The Open Data Portal is the platform to host City-wide open data. The Open Data Portal’s goal is to encourage civic engagement and collaboration, improve transparency, and facilitate access to public information.

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Houston Recovers

Get Hurricane Harvey recovery info and more.  The City of Houston will use AlertHouston, the City's emergency notification system, to keep you informed about recovery in your neighborhood.

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Updated: Tue Aug 9 08:31:01 CDT 2022