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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.

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 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…

HTX Collects

HTX Collects

Houston Solid Waste Management has launched HTX Collects, a mobile app that allows residents to stay better connected with the City’s waste and recycling collection programs.

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Report Blocked Crossings

Report Blocked Crossings

Residents can report blocked crossings on Union Pacific tracks by calling 1-888-877-7267 or the Federal Railroad Administration at

Report a Blocked Crossing

Redistricting Information

Redistricting Information

City Council voted to approve and adopt a redistricting plan to establish new council district boundaries effective January 2024.

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One Safe Houston

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Learn how the City is working to reduce violence and emerge as One Resilient City – One Unified City – One Safe Houston.

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City Infrastructure Projects

City Infrastructure

Plug in your zip code to learn more about all the active infrastructure projects, including streets and drainage upgrades, in our area.

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