Projects

BARC Participating in National No-Kill “Just One Day” Event on Sunday, June 11

By | 2017-06-09T14:54:49+00:00 June 9th, 2017|Community, Projects|

The animal shelter is featuring $5 and $1 Adoption Specials June 10 - 11 BARC Animal Shelter and Adoptions will join numerous animal shelters and organizations across the U.S. for the national no kill “Just One Day” event. BARC will not euthanize any animals that can be saved. This is the sixth year in a [...]

Mayor Turner Announces Meaningful Change for Veterans

By | 2017-06-04T12:45:42+00:00 June 4th, 2017|Community, Projects|

HOUSTON - Mayor Sylvester Turner announces a $2.3 million mental health grant for local veterans has been secured by the Mayor’s Office of Veterans Affairs. The Texas Veterans + Family Alliance Grant was awarded by the State of Texas Health and Human Services Commission and will fund valuable new programs and services for a community [...]

City of Houston Launches ParkHouston Mobile Parking App

By | 2017-05-24T13:36:36+00:00 May 24th, 2017|Community, Projects, Residential|

The City of Houston and Parkmobile, LLC have partnered to launch a custom parking app for mobile payments called ParkHouston. The application allows parkers to use their mobile devices to pay for parking at the 9,200 metered, on-street parking spaces throughout the city. Customers using the ParkHouston app can pay for parking with their smartphones [...]

The City of Houston requests your feedback

By | 2017-05-19T15:28:11+00:00 May 19th, 2017|Community, Projects, Residential|

The City of Houston is collaborating with Rice University to study how people respond to severe weather. We are asking for your help with a study that will take less than 2 minutes. Your information will valuable for helping the City understand how people cope with severe weather. The study is entirely on line and [...]

Mayor Turner to Announce Complete Communities Initiative

By | 2017-04-17T07:55:24+00:00 April 17th, 2017|Community, Projects|

Mayor Turner Kicks off Complete Communities Initiative City/Private Partnerships aim to Transform Forgotten Neighborhoods WHAT: Mayor Sylvester Turner will announce the first round of neighborhoods selected for his Complete Communities Initiative. Complete Communities aims to transform neighborhoods that have been overlooked for the amenities enjoyed by other Houston neighborhoods. The city will work with stakeholders [...]