City Council COMMITTEES AND AGENDAS
Quality of Life
Councilman Robert Gallegos serves as Chair of the Council Committee on Quality of Life. This committee considers issues related to: the Parks & Recreation Department, Houston Public Library, the Houston Health Department, the Planning & Development Department, topics pertaining to Houston’s international community and cultural affairs, and other items relating to the quality of life of Houstonians.
The Quality of Life (QoL) Committee meets on the fourth Wednesday of each month, unless otherwise noted. Due to health and safety concerns related to COVID-19, the meetings will offer the options to participate via videoconference or in-person. All meetings are open to the public.
All files below are .pdf, unless otherwise indicated.
11.16.2023 -- Agenda ... Due to health and safety concerns related to COVID-19, this meeting will offer the option to participate by videoconference or in-person. The location for the committee meeting will be City Hall Council Chamber, 901 Bagby, 2nd Floor, Houston, Texas 77002. The meeting will be open to the public but restrictions regarding masks, allowable room capacity, and seating arrangements may be in place. The Chair, as presiding officer of Committee, will be physically present in chamber. In accordance with the provisions of Section 551.127 of the Texas Government Code applicable to a governmental body that extends into three or more counties, all other committee members have the option to participate in-person or virtually via Microsoft Teams. Microsoft Teams Live Meeting: https://bit.ly/Oct2023QoL ... This meeting will also be broadcast on HTV, the City of Houston’s Municipal Channel, and streamed as usual on the City’s website: https://www.houstontx.gov/htv.
09.14.2023 -- Agenda
07.26.2023 -- Joint QoL and Economic Development Committee Meeting ... See Agenda and related documents on the EconDev Committee webpage
05.24.2023 -- No meeting
04.26.2023 -- Joint QOL and PSHS meeting
- Update on multi-family and commercial recycling / Update on Rubicon performance management system
- Proposed Ordinance to Regulate BYOB Establishments
03.22.2023 -- No meeting
January 2023 -- No meeting
- Municipal setting designation: 5129, 5133, & 0 Lawndale, Houston, Texas 77023
- Mayor’s office of cultural affairs civic arts update
- Overview of minimum lot size and minimum building line programs
10.26.2022 -- No meeting
09.28.2022 -- No meeting
06.22.2022 -- No meeting
05.25.2022 -- No meeting
- Funding and Priorities for Rail
- BNSF Railway Operations in Houston
- Smart Railroad Crossing Monitors Pilot Update
04.07.2022 -- Agenda | Prenatal, Parental, and Infant Wellness Leaves Overview
03.23.2022 -- No meeting
01.27.2022 -- (Joint meeting ... TTI, QOL, RNA)
- Union Pacific Railroad Operations in the Houston Region
- Gulf Coast Rail District Overview and Railroad Operations and Safety Update
- Federal Railroad Administration’s Role and Responsibilities
10.27.2021 -- Agenda | Civic Art Program 2021 Activity Report and Equity Review | Census 2020 Update
08.25.2021 -- No meeting
07.28.2021 -- No meeting
05.26.2021 -- No meeting
04.28.2021 -- No Meeting
02.24.2021 -- rescheduled to Wednesday, March 3rd at 2 p.m.
01.27.2021 -- cancelled
12.17.2020 (Joint meeting with RNA Committee) -- Agenda | Long Range Plan SWD Update | Houston Action Levels for Benzene Air Pollution Events
The joint meeting will not be rescheduled, instead the pending items will be presented as follows:
Special Called TTI Meeting – Sept. 17th
- Public Work’s presentation on the mayor’s street rehabilitation initiative
- Response to FY21 budget amendment 14.05
06.24.2020 -- Joint meeting with Transportation, Technology, and Infrastructure Committee -- Agenda | Proposed Houston 3-1-1 Replacement Project | Proposed Walkable Places and Transit-Oriented Development Ordinances
05.27.2020 -- The May 27 Quality of Life Committee meeting has been canceled. There will be a special called joint Quality of Life – Regulatory & Neighborhood Affairs committee meeting on Monday, June 1 at 2 p.m. The agenda for the special called meeting will be provided soon.
04.22.2020 -- Meeting cancelled
03.25.2020 -- Meeting cancelled