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Mayor Turner Announces  Incentives for Green Development Launch

Mayor Turner Announces  Incentives for Green Development Launch An example of Green Stormwater Infrastructure pictured on the roof of Carnegie Vanguard High School. August 4, 2021 – Mayor Sylvester Turner and the City of Houston are proud to announce the…

Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs Awards $40,000 to Projects Promoting Tourism and Resilience

Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs Awards $40,000 to Projects Promoting Tourism and Resilience HOUSTON – The City of Houston Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs (MOCA) has awarded $40,000 in grants to four individuals and nonprofit organizations whose work furthers cultural tourism and…

Mayor’s Back to School Fest

Mayor’s Back to School Fest presented by Shell will provide thousands of students and their families with backpacks, school supplies, food and masks HOUSTON – Mayor Sylvester Turner will welcome thousands of students and their families to the 11th Annual Mayor’s Back…

City of Houston launches new 311 platform

City of Houston launches new 311 platform New system provides more efficient service, Houstonians encouraged to download app HOUSTON –  The City of Houston has launched an innovative 311 platform that makes interaction easier, quicker, and more convenient for customers to request information…

Mayor Turner Invites Proposals for National Creative Placemaking Grant

Mayor Turner Invites Proposals for National Creative Placemaking Grant Aerial View of Project Row Houses during Round 41, curated by Ryan N Dennis. – Photo by Peter Molick HOUSTON – Mayor Sylvester Turner is calling for Houston’s best ideas to endorse for the…

City of Houston’s Youth Climate Ambassadors Begin Partnership with EcoRise

City of Houston’s Youth Climate Ambassadors Begin Partnership with EcoRise   HOUSTON – As Houston youth unwind from a busy school year, the City of Houston’s first-ever Youth Climate Ambassadors are hard at work finding creative ways to implement the Houston Climate…

Applications Now Open for Liftoff Houston Startup Business Plan Competition

Applications Now Open for Liftoff Houston Startup Business Plan Competition HOUSTON – Today, Mayor Sylvester Turner kicked off the City of Houston’s 2021 Liftoff Houston Startup Business Plan Competition (Liftoff Houston), sponsored by Capital One Bank and administered by the Houston…

Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs Awards $5.6 Million in Grants to Arts and Culture Non-profit Organizations

Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs Awards $5.6 Million in Grants to Arts and Culture Non-profit Organizations HOUSTON – The Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs (MOCA) will award $5,612,433 in grants to 132 arts and culture nonprofit organizations.  The grants will fund sponsored projects across…

We reached a great milestone in our work to defeat the COVID-19 pandemic in Harris County

I am happy to report that last week we reached a huge milestone in our work to beat the COVID-19 pandemic in Harris County — over half of our eligible population ages 12 and up has been fully vaccinated and 60%…

Free COVID-19 vaccinations available at 26 Houston

Free COVID-19 vaccinations available at 26 Houston Health Department-affiliated sites week of June 28, 2021 HOUSTON – The Houston Health Department is announcing the schedule for sites offering free first doses of COVID-19 vaccine during the week of June 28, 2021. Twenty-six health department-affiliated free vaccination…