District K

Council Member Martha Castex-Tatum

Council Member Martha Castex-TatumMartha Castex-Tatum, a dynamic community advocate, won the May 5, 2018, special election, to fill the unexpired term of the late Council Member Larry Green for District K, which stretches across southwest Houston into Fort Bend County. Breaking barriers, Martha started her public service journey as the first African American female on the San Marcos, TX city council, earning the role of Deputy Mayor Pro-Tem.

A native of District K, Martha entered her first full four-year term in January 2020, and was unanimously elected as the City of Houston's Vice Mayor Pro-Tem by Mayor Sylvester Turner and her Council peers. In January 2024, Martha was appointed Mayor Pro-Tem by Mayor John Whitmire. Read full bio ...

City Council Meetings and Committees

The City Council is the City's legislative body, with the power to enact and enforce all ordinances and resolutions. Houston City Council meets every Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. and Wednesday at 9 a.m. in the Council Chamber on the second floor of City Hall. The Tuesday sessions are devoted to public comments and concerns, while the Wednesday sessions are for matters that require council action. All meetings are open to the public. The City of Houston City Council agenda is published on Friday afternoons and details the actions that Council will consider the following week. You can also watch meetings live online.

Council Member Castex-Tatum currently serves on the Budget and Fiscal Affairs Committee, the Economic Development Committee, the Housing and Community Affairs Committee, and the Transportation, Technology, and Infrastructure Committee.

Keep Up With District K

State of the District

Almeda Flats Community Meeting


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