Mayor's Office Press Release

Mayor Turner Releases Transition Team Report

April 7, 2016 -- Mayor Sylvester Turner has released a 17-page report that details the work of his transition team chaired by businessman and long-time civic advisor David Mincberg. More than 250 Houstonians from all walks of life participated.  They have submitted policy recommendations on 13 different areas:

  • Comprehensive Financial Reform
  • Criminal Justice
  • Economic Opportunity
  • Education
  • Housing
  • Houston Airport System
  • Public Health
  • Public Safety
  • Public Works
  • Quality of Life
  • Rebuild Houston
  • TIRZs
  • Traffic and Transportation

"I want to thank this group for their hard work," said Mayor Turner.  "They dedicated countless hours of their personal time to this process.  Some of these recommendations can be implemented sooner than others.  They are constructive suggestions that will be helpful as I continue to put together my plans for Houston."

The entire report is available at