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Permit Now Required For Houston Establishments Allowing BYOB After Midnight

Today is Sergeant Kendrick Simpo Day in the City of Houston

Houston Earns LEED Gold Certification for Sustainability and Resilience Achievements

New Montrose Library to Feature Artwork from Houston Artist "Kill Joy"

City Council Approves an Additional $1.95 Million of American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Funds for the Houston Forensic Science Center

Mayor Turner Announces Details of FY 2024 Fiscally Sound, Balanced Budget

City of Houston Awards Five Scholarships to Area High School Seniors

Houston Public Works Addresses Meter Device Replacements

$5 Million Investment of American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Funds for the Arts Sector Approved During Houston City Council

The Mayor's Office of Cultural Affairs Announces Its Third Exhibition in the Expressions! Series with "Garden Traces"

Mayor Turner Discusses Houston's New Transportation Paradigm

TSU Aviation Program Reaching New Heights with Approval of Training Facility at Houston Spaceport

Houston Achieves a One-Year 17% Decrease in Street Homelessness

Day Two: Mayor's Mission to Brazil Includes Government Engagement and Focus on Building Business Partnerships

Mayor's Office of Education and Youth Engagement Awarded LEE Fellow

Mayor Turner and Greater Houston Partnership Lead Trade and Investment Mission to Brazil

Environmental Friendly Fashion Show, Hands-on Demonstrations and More!

City of Houston Kicks-Off Earth Day HTX

Mayor Turner Announces City's 2023 Demolition Initiative with Demolition Day Event

Earth Day HTX Comes to Downtown Houston April 17-19

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Houston has a strong mayor form of government. The elected officials, who serve four-year terms, are: the mayor, the city controller and 16 City Council Members: 11 represent a district and 5 elected citywide.

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View our comprehensive collection of COH department and division social media channels. We encourage all citizens to participate in interacting with your local government.

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311 Houston Help and Info puts your City government at your fingertips –- one contact, via the channel of your choice, phone or email -- and you get answers or have your service problem solved.

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HTV cablecasts 24/7 and provides live programming of City Council and council committee meetings. HTV is headquartered in a multi-faceted production facility on the first floor of City Hall at 901 Bagby.

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City Data Portal

The Open Data Portal is the platform to host City-wide open data. The Open Data Portal’s goal is to encourage civic engagement and collaboration, improve transparency, and facilitate access to public information.

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Houston Recovers

Get Hurricane Harvey recovery info and more.  The City of Houston will use AlertHouston, the City's emergency notification system, to keep you informed about recovery in your neighborhood.

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Updated: Mon May 29 18:13:01 CDT 2023