Sixteen Council Members, along with the Mayor and City Controller, are elected every four years. Council Members are limited to serving two terms of four years each, with each term beginning on January 2. Five Council Members are elected At-Large, or city-wide, while the other eleven are elected to geographic districts of roughly the same proportion of population.
The next election for Mayor, Controller, and City Council Members will be November 5, 2019, with the next inauguration on January 2, 2020.
You can write to your Council Member at: 900 Bagby / City Hall Annex / First Floor / Houston, TX 77002.