Welcome to the Controller’s Office Harvey Recovery Oversight page. On this page, you will find all of the pertinent information pertaining to the City’s financial recovery from Hurricane Harvey.

Harvey Recovery Oversight Committee (HROC)
The Controller’s Office has established and will regularly convene the Harvey Recovery Oversight Committee. This committee serves as an oversight body focused on recovery-related contracting and expenditures. The committee reviews all recovery-related procurement, contracts, and invoices. Along with our Audit division, the committee is also tasked with identifying any fraud and/or waste in either the procurement or execution of recovery-related contracts.

The members of the committee are:

  • Controller Chris Brown, Chair of Harvey Recovery Oversight Committee
  • Courtney Smith, City Auditor
  • Shannan Nobles, Chief Deputy Controller
  • Alex Obregon, Deputy Controller of Operations & Technical Services
  • Special Agent in Charge David J. Green, Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General
  • Christine Lally, Director of SOX and Internal Controls at KBR
  • Michael Porier, Protiviti
  • Gary Horn, Horn Solutions
  • John Sorrells, Horn Solutions

Meeting Agendas & Minutes

Contracting, Procurement, and Invoicing



Important Information

City of Houston Help Line: 3-1-1
United Way Help Line: 2-1-1
Houston Office of Emergency Management: 713-884-4500
Harris County Emergency Management: 713-881-3100
Texas Department of Insurance Consumer Hotline: 1-800-252-3439
FEMA: 1-800-525-0321
FEMA Disaster Assistance: 800-621-3362
FEMA National Flood Insurance Program (FloodStart): 800-611-6122
FEMA/City of Houston disaster fraud complaints: 866-720-5721 or disaster@leo.gov
Red Cross Houston: 713-526-8300
U.S. Small Business Administration’s Small Business Disaster Loan program: 1-800-659-2955
Texas Department of Insurance Consumer Hotline: 1-800-252-3439
Houston Bar Association's Legal Line: 713-759-1133
Houston Volunteer Lawyers: 713-228-0732
Lone Star Legal Aid: 800-733-8394

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