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 Council Committee on Quality of Life meets on the fourth Wednesday of every month at 2 p.m. in Council Chambers at City Hall. All meetings are open to the public.

All files below are .pdf, unless otherwise indicated.

09.22.2021 -- Agenda | Neighborhood Resilience Planning | Park Houston Towing Update ... 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: The public may sign up to speak by filling out the online form at: by no later than 5 p.m. on Tuesday, September 21, 2021.

08.25.2021 -- No meeting

08.12.2021 -- Special called meeting ... Agenda | Proposed Brunner Harmonium Historic District

07.28.2021 -- No meeting

06.23.2021 -- Agenda | Houston Zoo | Livable Places | Ending the HIV Epidemic Plan

05.26.2021 -- No meeting

04.28.2021 -- No Meeting

03.24.2021 -- Agenda | Houston Botanic Garden | Donation Box Regulation

03.03.2021 -- Agenda | 2020-2021 Arts Update | Livable Places Action Committee Update | Winter Storm Uri – Unusually High Water Bills

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

11.18.2020 -- Agenda | Complete Communities Phase 2 Update

10.28.2020 -- Agenda | Proposed Sunnyside Landfill Solar Farm Lease | Process to Authorize Letters of Approval for EMS providers

10.13.2020 -- Agenda | Public Improvement Districts (PIDs) & Proposed Levit Green PID | Memorial Park Golf Course Tournament Agreement

09.23.2020 -- Agenda | Climate Action Plan | Civic Art Program Activity Report

08.26.2020 -- (postponed) Joint meeting with Transportation, Technology, and Infrastructure Committee -- Agenda | Climate Action Plan Presentation ...

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

07.22.2020 -- July meeting Agenda & Notice of Virtual Meeting | Overview of Proposed More Space Program | Amendments to the City of Houston Sign Code - Airport Corridor District

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

06.01.2020 -- Joint meeting with Regulatory and Neighborhood Affairs Committee -- Agenda | Long Range Solid Waste Management Plan

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