This message is to update you on the status of the City of Houston’s Floodplain Ordinance, Chapter 19. Mayor Sylvester Turner and Houston Public Works have proposed changes to the ordinance, which would require new developments to be built at two feet above the 500-year floodplain base flood elevation. HAR
More than 2.5 million Texans voted in the March 6 primary election, the most ever for a gubernatorial election, but fewer than 17% of registered voters cast their ballots. A record 1.5 million people voted in the Republican primary for a gubernatorial election year, and it’s the second-highest number of
TREPAC supported 55 candidates statewide and finished with 41 wins, 10 losses, and four runoffs. Excluding runoffs, TREPAC’s win percentage was 80.3%. TREPAC supported 39 Republicans and 16 Democrats. (71% R, 29% D) Below are a few election highlights of the most-watched races, with the HAR recommended candidate noted in BOLD: In
Houston and surrounding areas are still working hard to recover from the devastating impact of Hurricane Harvey. At the beginning of this year, Mayor Sylvester Turner proposed tightening rules on new development in Houston. "We have had floods in each of the last three years, with Harvey being the worst.
Important Election Dates Early Voting: Tuesday, February 20 – Friday, March 2 Primary Election Day: Tuesday, March 6 Early Voting for Uniform Election Day: Monday, April 23 – Friday, May 1 Uniform Election Day: Saturday, May 5 (Conroe, Pearland, Sugar Land) Primary Run-off Election Day: Tuesday, May 22 Election Day: