District I

Council Member Robert Gallegos

Council Member Robert Gallegos
Council Member Robert Gallegos represents District I on Houston City Council. The district encompasses downtown, EaDo, Clinton Park, parts of northeast Houston, portions of the greater East End, the Houston Ship Channel, and the neighborhoods along I-45 south to Hobby Airport. Council Member Gallegos is a lifelong resident of District I and has spent over 30 years working and volunteering in the community he now represents on city council.

He was born at Parkview Hospital on 75th and Harrisburg and was raised in Magnolia Park. He attended Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church & Elementary School, where he was baptized, received his Holy Communion and was confirmed ... more ...

Council Meetings and Committees

City Hall
Houston City Council meets every Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. and Wednesday at 9 a.m. in the Council Chamber at City Hall. Tuesday session is devoted to public comment and Wednesday is for matters that require council action. All meetings are open to the public. You can also watch meetings live online.

Council Member Gallegos serves as Chair of the Regulation and Neighborhood Affairs Committee, which oversees the Department of Neighborhoods, Administration and Regulatory Affairs, and the Solid Waste Management Department. More…

Gus Wortham Restoration & Botanic Garden Plan

Wortham Restoration Graphic
In January 2015, city council unanimously approved long-term lease agreements with the Houston Golf Association to restore and operate Gus Wortham Golf Course, and with the Houston Botanic Garden Board to transform the existing golf course at Glenbrook into a landmark botanic garden. More …


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