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Here you can apply for a job, pay traffic tickets and water bills, find out about Houston events and Council Meeting schedules and the Mayor's Office of Special Events, including Downtown Special Events and Street Closings List (.pdf), and learn about the City government that serves you. View the City's Code of Ordinances and the City Charter. See the Mayor's Photo Gallery or view our homepage photo archive and send us your favorite photo of Houston! Click rotating graphics above for more about the specific events.
Farmers Market at City Hall
Wednesdays, February 27 to June 26
The City Hall Farmers Market is back for the 2013 Spring Season, running February 27 through June 26. Mark your calendar for the market every Wednesday from 11 am to 1:30 pm. Over 35 vendors offer prepared lunch items and fresh, local produce for you to enjoy sitting by the reflection pond, at your desk, or at home. Don’t forget to bring a reusable bag!
Swimming Pools and Water Spraygrounds Open
May 25, first of two phase openings
The Houston Parks and Recreation Department (HPARD) kicks off the summer with the 2013 Swim Season Splash Off on Saturday, May 25, 2013, 10 a.m. at the Memorial Park Aquatic Center, 6402 Arnot Street, Houston 77007.
The Houston Parks and Recreation Department operates and maintains 37 outdoor swimming pools and 20 water spraygrounds. For the 2013 swim season, H.P.A.R.D.’s swimming pools will open in two phases ... More ...
Freedom Over Texas
Houston will set the stage for an extraordinary patriotic celebration on July 4, at Eleanor Tinsley Park along Buffalo Bayou, at Mayor Annise Parker’s official Fourth of July event, Southwest Airlines Freedom Over Texas with Entertainment Presented by NRG. The annual event is held on Thursday, July 4, 2013, culminating with a fireworks extravaganza set to a perfectly timed bed of patriot and current musical selections. Featured acts on the main stage this year are Sheryl Crow and Martina McBride. More at www.freedomovertexas.org ...
Reliant Park World Series of Dog Shows
July 17 to 21
Visit one of the finest indoor dog shows, the Reliant Park World Series of Dog Shows, in America July 17 to 21 held in Houston's Reliant Center. Along with breed judging and obedience, you'll discover agility dogs racing over obstacle courses, flyball teams hurdling to beat the clock, and four-footed athletes catching Frisbees and dancing to music ... More ...
Fiscal Responsibility and "My Tax Dollars at Work" Web Pages
"This webpage will provide a detailed look at the tough decisions we’ve been making, ... More ...
To see how your annual property taxes pay for all the services provided by the City of Houston enter your property's appraised value on this new site. ... More ...
Annise D. Parker, Mayor
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