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Harris County

January 27, 2015 -- The Port of Houston Authority Commission today voted unanimously to enter into a 30 year lease agreement with the Houston Maritime Museum for property near the M/V Sam Houston. More
January 27, 2015 -- Harris County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to designate January 27, 2015, as Arthur L. “Art” Storey, Jr. Day in the county. More
January 27, 2015 -- The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has announced that it will take public comment on six draft total maximum daily loads for indicator bacteria in the Armand Bayou watershed of the San Jacinto–Brazos Coastal Basin in Harris County More
January 27, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department reports that charges have been filed against 18 suspects in an organized crime ring following a multi-agency investigation in 2014. More
January 27, 2015 -- The Houston Airport System today announced that Houston airports posted record-setting passenger traffic numbers for 2014. More
January 27, 2015 -- Pearland City Council on Monday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution expressing support for the use of vote centers in county-wide joint elections. More
January 27, 2015 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve an $88,650 agreement with Ray+Hollington Architects, Inc. for architectural services associated with the restoration of the historic La Pore Independent School District Colored School at 501 North 5th Street. More
January 27, 2015 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to order an election for May 9 to elect three positions on the city council. More
January 26, 2015 -- The University of Houston has added a new, state-of-the-art supercomputer to its arsenal of research tools. More
January 26, 2015 -- The Harris County Tax Office will offer extended hours on Friday and on February 2 to ensure taxpayers can pay their property tax bills before the February 2 deadline. More
January 26, 2015 -- The City of Seabrook today reported that the city received $224,718 in sales tax revenues for January. More
January 23, 2015 -- United States Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack visited the Port of Houston on Friday. More
January 23, 2015 -- The Harris County Department of Education's Center for Afterschool, Summer and Expanded Learning for Kids, or CASE for Kids is organizing and coordinating this spring's Energy City of the Future 2050 competition. More
January 23, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department is accepting applications for its Citizens' Police Academy class. More
January 23, 2015 -- Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick has appointed Texas State Senator Larry Taylor as chair of the Senate Public Education Committee. More
January 23, 2015 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Transportation Policy Committee today voted unanimously to elect Houston City Council Member Stephen Costello chair for 2015. More
January 23, 2015 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker today received the 2015 National Award for Local Arts Leadership from Americans for the Arts during the United States Conference of Mayors Winter Meeting. More
January 23, 2015 -- Update: The City of Pasadena has postponed Saturday's planned street closures in the area of 624 Pasadena Boulevard as the demolition of a building at the property has been delayed. More
January 23, 2015 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin reports on liesure activities this weekend, including the Gulf Coast Reading Series at Rudyard's Pub in Montrose, an Arbor Day celebration at the Houston Arboretum and Nature Center and the 16th Annual Invitational School Choral Festival in Houston. More
January 23, 2015 -- League City City Council will host a workshop on Saturday to discuss goals for the city's future. More
January 23, 2015 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council will host an open house on February 3 to showcase its "Back Home Rapid Housing Program" prototype housing unit. More
January 23, 2015 -- The City of Seabrook today announced that election packets are available for candidates interested in filing for the May 9 City Council Election. More
January 22, 2015 -- The Houston Mayor's Office reported that the U.S. Conference of Mayors has recognized Houston as the National Summer Youth Jobs Challenge Large City award recipient. More
January 22, 2015 -- Congressman Gene Green will host a Healthcare Enrollment Forum on Saturday at the M.O. Campbell Education Center in Houston. More
January 22, 2015 -- The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning for southeast portions of Houston until 3 p.m. today. More
January 22, 2015 -- Harris County Tax Assessor-Collector Mike Sullivan today wrote a letter to the editor announcing that his office will offer extended hours to allow taxpayers to pay their property taxes by the February 2 deadline. More
January 22, 2015 -- Houston City Council Member Dave Martin today reminded residents that a public meeting will be held tonight at Space Center Houston concerning a proposal to establish a spaceport at Ellington Airport. More
January 22, 2015 -- Houston Independent School District today announced that the district's board of education will consider a plan in March that will readjust attendance boundaries at 22 schools in order to reduce overcrowding. More
January 22, 2015 -- Taylor Lake Village City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve the purchase of high intensity reflective street signs to upgrade current signs in one of the city's neighborhoods. More
January 22, 2015 -- El Lago City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve the investment reports for the fourth quarter of 2014 and first quarter of 2015. More
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