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District I

Council Member Robert Gallegos

Council Member Robert Gallegos Council Member Robert Gallegos is a native Houstonian and lifelong resident of District I, which encompasses downtown, EaDo, Clinton Park, parts of northeast Houston, the greater East End and the Houston Ship Channel, as well as communities along I-45 south from downtown to Hobby Airport.

As a councilmember, Robert is a champion for all District I residents, working families, senior citizens and people with disabilities. He is an advocate for green spaces and has committed funds to improve neighborhood parks, sports fields, and build new dog parks, hike/bike trails and canoe launches. In 2015, Robert spearheaded long-term partnerships to restore historic Gus Wortham Park Golf Course and create Houston’s first Botanic Garden in District I ... more ...

Council Meetings & 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 open for public comment and Wednesday is for matters that require council action. All meetings are open to the public. You can also watch meetings live onlineMore…

Gus Wortham & Botanic Garden

Wortham Restoration Graphic
In January 2015, City Council unanimously approved long-term partnerships with the Houston Golf Association to restore and operate Gus Wortham Park Golf Course, and with the Houston Botanic Garden to transform the Glenbrook golf course into a world-class botanic garden. More …