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Summer Jobs Program

The City of Houston Summer Jobs Program is accepting applications through March 18 from students age 16-21. This is a wonderful program and great job experience. Participants will be on the job from June 13 to August 5, working 32-40 hours a week and earning $7.25+ an hour. Click here for more information and to…

A message from Council Member Robert Gallegos

My first term in office was filled with many challenges, opportunities, and accomplishments. The District I team worked hard to strengthen relationships, and develop strategic partnerships with stakeholders and communities across the district. In my second term, I will continue building on those relationships. I am also pleased to announce my new position on City…

Inside District I Newsletter, Nov. 2015

I want to thank you for allowing me the opportunity to continue serving District I – the community where I was born and raised. I’m blessed and excited to continue serving our community as your Council Member. As we approach Thanksgiving and the beginning of the holiday season, I want to remind you of the…

Community Meeting on Open Carry Law – Nov. 4th

With the new Texas Open Carry law going into effect on January 1, 2016, the Houston Police Department is hosting an informational meeting to answer questions on what to do if they see individuals displaying weapons in public places. The Open Carry law will allow a license holder to “open carry” a holstered handgun. The…

Livable Centers in the Hobby Area District

The District has successfully applied for $215,000 in funding to complete a strategic plan for the Hobby area. The grant was awarded by the Houston-Galveston Area Council through the Livable Centers program and is intended to build upon the momentum created by improvements to Hobby Airport, Airport Boulevard, and Broadway Street with a plan for…

District I Office Supports After-school Programs

CASE For Kids, a division of Harris County Department of Education (HCDE), collaborated with the City of Houston and Council Member Robert Gallegos to fund four out-of-school time programs in District I through the City Connections program. Two nonprofits and the Houston Independent School District provided diverse educational and physical learning services to nearly 400…

Are you prepared?

The Office of State Senator Sylvia R. Garcia in partnership with Harris County Office of Emergency Management invites you to participate in the Hurricane Preparedness Workshop Thursday, July 9th, 2015 7pm ‐ 8:00pm Glenbrook United Methodist Church 8635 Glen Valley Dr., Houston, TX 77061 Don’t let the weather take you by surprise.

Flood Damage Repair Permit

Daily Public Information Sessions Hosted by City of Houston Floodplain Management Office & Building Code Enforcement Each information session will offer a formal presentation and a question-and-answer forum. Sessions begin on Wednesday, June 17, 2015. Session Times: Daily, Monday through Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30…