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Mayor Turner Asks Houstonians to Assist with Mississippi Tornado Relief

City of Houston "Dinner to Home" Program Provides Meals and Wraparound Services to Individuals Experiencing Homelessness

Save the Date: Mayor Turner's 15th Annual Family Day in the Park

Mayor's Office of Cultural Affairs Awards $84,000 to Projects Promoting Tourism and Resilience

Mayor's Office of Cultural Affairs Awards $52,150 to Digitally Innovative Arts and Cultural Works

Mayor Turner's Statement on TEA Takeover of the Houston Independent School District

Depository & Recycling Centers’ Change Hours Of Operations In Beginning Of Daylight Savings Time

Mayor Turner Celebrates Improvements to Forum Park as Part of City's 50/50 Park Partners Initiative

Mayor Turner's Statement Following the Texas Supreme Court's Decision on the Houston Firefighters’ Relief and Retirement Fund

Mayor Turner Welcomes CERAWeek Attendees and Celebrates Future of Energy

Mayor Turner Launches City of Houston Open Finance Initiative Tied to Financial Transparency

Mayor Turner's Statement on FHWA and TXDOT Agreement on the I-45 North Houston Highway Improvement Project

MOCA Opens 2nd Exhibition in the Expressions! Series with Poet Laureate Emeritus of Houston, Deborah D.E.E.P. Mouton

City of Houston and Harris County Statements on EPA Order for Union Pacific Contamination Cleanup

City of Houston Awarded Federal Reconnecting Communities Planning Grant for Gulfton and Beyond Study

City of Houston Suspends Sister City Relationship as World Marks One-Year of Russian Invasion of Ukraine

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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: Wed Mar 29 18:43:01 CDT 2023