Houston-Galveston Area Council

Houston-Galveston Area Council The Houston-Galveston Area Council is the region-wide voluntary association of local governments in the 13-county Gulf Coast Planning region of Texas.
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Its service area is 12,500 square miles and contains more than 6 million people.

Operating as usual

Building your network is fundamental for career success.  Live chat with employers across the region at the 9th annual H...
10/23/2020

Building your network is fundamental for career success. Live chat with employers across the region at the 9th annual Hiring Red, White, & You! job fair on Nov. 5 and 6. Learn more at www.wrksolutions.com/HRWY and register now at https://wrksolutions2.easyvirtualfair.com/prefair/.

#WorkforceSolutions #HireAVeteran #AdvanceMyCareer #veteransday #supportourtroops #texasjobs

We will conduct our Transportation Policy Council (TPC) meeting today, Friday, October 23, 2020 at 9:30 a.m. via telecon...
10/23/2020

We will conduct our Transportation Policy Council (TPC) meeting today, Friday, October 23, 2020 at 9:30 a.m. via teleconference and webinar.

To join the meeting, visit http://h-gac.com/live/default.aspx

Don't forget to join us tonight!
10/22/2020

Don't forget to join us tonight!

The H-GAC Transportation Policy Council established a work group to develop a memorandum of understanding between the key cooperating entities on the project that will showcase their commitment to ongoing discussions regarding the North Houston Highway Improvement Project’s design, opportunities for increased transit, and mitigating community impacts.

To ensure the final version of the memorandum of understanding is effective, meaningful, and properly addresses the framework for future planning processes, please join us on October 22 for an overview of the memorandum and opportunity to provide feedback.

Thursday, October 22, 2020
5:30 P.M. to 7:30 P.M.

For details on how to join the listening session, visit http://h-gac.com/north-houston-highway-improvement-project/

The 9th annual Hiring Red, White, & You! job fair is going virtual for a live two-day event. Veterans and their spouses ...
10/21/2020

The 9th annual Hiring Red, White, & You! job fair is going virtual for a live two-day event. Veterans and their spouses will join us on Nov. 5 and the event is open for all on Nov. 6. Register now and tag a veteran.
https://wrksolutions2.easyvirtualfair.com/prefair/

#HRWY2020 #HireAVeteran #WorkforceSolutions #JobSearch

The H-GAC Transportation Policy Council established a work group to develop a memorandum of understanding between the ke...
10/20/2020

The H-GAC Transportation Policy Council established a work group to develop a memorandum of understanding between the key cooperating entities on the project that will showcase their commitment to ongoing discussions regarding the North Houston Highway Improvement Project’s design, opportunities for increased transit, and mitigating community impacts.

To ensure the final version of the memorandum of understanding is effective, meaningful, and properly addresses the framework for future planning processes, please join us on October 22 for an overview of the memorandum and opportunity to provide feedback.

Thursday, October 22, 2020
5:30 P.M. to 7:30 P.M.

For details on how to join the listening session, visit http://h-gac.com/north-houston-highway-improvement-project/

The next H-GAC Board of Directors meeting takes place today at 10 a.m. See what’s on the agenda and how you can listen i...
10/20/2020

The next H-GAC Board of Directors meeting takes place today at 10 a.m.

See what’s on the agenda and how you can listen in at h-gac.com/board-of-directors/.

The Houston-Galveston Area Council, in partnership with Wharton County, will apply for the Texas General Land Office Com...
10/19/2020

The Houston-Galveston Area Council, in partnership with Wharton County, will apply for the Texas General Land Office Community Development Block Grant-Mitigation (CDBG-MIT) funds for the Hurricane Harvey State Mitigation Competition program no later than October 28, 2020. H-GAC is seeking public comment on this funding application. Public comments will be accepted from noon on October 12 to noon on October 26, 2020.

Visit h-gac.com/cdbg-app for more information.

The Houston-Galveston Area Council, in partnership with Wharton County, will apply for the Texas General Land Office Com...
10/19/2020

The Houston-Galveston Area Council, in partnership with Wharton County, will apply for the Texas General Land Office Community Development Block Grant-Mitigation (CDBG-MIT) funds for the Hurricane Harvey State Mitigation Competition program no later than October 28, 2020. H-GAC is seeking public comment on this funding application. Public comments will be accepted from noon on October 12 to noon on October 26, 2020.

Visit h-gac.com/cdbg-app for more information.

Join us TODAY for our virtual  Brown Bag Luncheon as Lauren Grove from the Cityof Houston discusses the city's plans to ...
10/19/2020

Join us TODAY for our virtual Brown Bag Luncheon as Lauren Grove from the Cityof Houston discusses the city's plans to improve traffic safety. Register today for the webinar at http://bit.ly/BrownBagVisionZero

Join us TODAY for our virtual Brown Bag Luncheon as Lauren Grove from the City of Houston discusses the city's plans to ...
10/19/2020

Join us TODAY for our virtual Brown Bag Luncheon as Lauren Grove from the City of Houston discusses the city's plans to improve traffic safety. Register today for the webinar at http://bit.ly/BrownBagVisionZero

Today is the last day to complete the #2020Census. Visit 2020census.gov.
10/15/2020

Today is the last day to complete the #2020Census. Visit 2020census.gov.

H-GAC and Workforce Solutions celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). This year marks the 75th...
10/14/2020

H-GAC and Workforce Solutions celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). This year marks the 75th observance of NDEAM and the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Join national events and activities centered on the theme “Increasing Access and Opportunity" to help educate about disability employment issues and celebrate the varied contributions of America’s workers with disabilities.

#WorkforceSolutions #HGACregion #NDEAM #ADA

For more information visit dol.gov/agencies/odep/initiatives/ndeam

Have you registered yet? Join us for our next Brown Bag Luncheon on Monday, Oct. 19 as Lauren Grove from the City of Hou...
10/13/2020

Have you registered yet? Join us for our next Brown Bag Luncheon on Monday, Oct. 19 as Lauren Grove from the City of Houston discusses the city's plans to improve traffic safety. Register today for the webinar at http://bit.ly/BrownBagVisionZero

#HGACregion #transportation #trafficsafety #VisionZero

The Houston-Galveston Area Council, in partnership with Wharton  County, will apply for the Texas General Land Office Co...
10/12/2020

The Houston-Galveston Area Council, in partnership with Wharton County, will apply for the Texas General Land Office Community Development Block Grant-Mitigation (CDBG-MIT) funds for the Hurricane Harvey State Mitigation Competition program no later than October 28, 2020. H-GAC is seeking public comment on this funding application. Public comments will be accepted from noon on October 12 to noon on October 26, 2020.

Visit h-gac.com/cdbg-app for more information.

The Geographic Data Workgroup and its Houston Area GIS Day planning subgroup are seeking volunteers for this year’s Hous...
10/12/2020

The Geographic Data Workgroup and its Houston Area GIS Day planning subgroup are seeking volunteers for this year’s Houston Area GIS Day, taking place virtually from Nov.16-18 in association with the Texas GIS Day. The Houston Area GIS Day is the largest showcase of its kind on how geographic information systems are used in Houston and surrounding areas. For more information or to register to volunteer visit houstonareagisday.org.

#Volunteer #VolunteersNeeded #GIS

Join us for our next Brown Bag Luncheon October 19 as Lauren Grove from the City of Houston discusses the city's plans t...
10/09/2020

Join us for our next Brown Bag Luncheon October 19 as Lauren Grove from the City of Houston discusses the city's plans to end traffic deaths.

Register for the webinar athttp://bit.ly/BrownBagVisionZero.

WorkinTexas.com is Texas' largest FREE #job matching network. Over 2 million jobs have been filled through WorkinTexas.c...
10/08/2020

WorkinTexas.com is Texas' largest FREE #job matching network. Over 2 million jobs have been filled through WorkinTexas.com. Check it out today for personalized job matching, resume building, and more great career tools.

H-GAC has officially EXPANDED the service area of the Gulf Coast Regional Tow and Go™ Program. The service area now incl...
10/07/2020

H-GAC has officially EXPANDED the service area of the Gulf Coast Regional Tow and Go™ Program. The service area now includes all camera-monitored freeways in #HarrisCounty, #BellaireTX, #HumbleTX, #JerseyVillage, and #LaPorte!

If your vehicle breaks down on a freeway in the Tow and Go service area, call us at 713-881-3333 to have your vehicle towed to a safe area at no cost to you. Tow and Go operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week, including holidays.

For more information, visit TowandGo.com

Build skills with self-paced certificates and courses online from world-class universities for FREE! This opportunity is...
10/06/2020

Build skills with self-paced certificates and courses online from world-class universities for FREE!

This opportunity is available for residents in our region via Workforce Solutions. Areas of study include IT, healthcare, finance and many more.

To learn more, fill out the interest form using the link below and email [email protected] or visit https://bit.ly/2HblxVP.

Recent storms are a reminder that #hurricaneseason is still in full swing. Visit our #hurricane preparedness page for ma...
10/03/2020

Recent storms are a reminder that #hurricaneseason is still in full swing. Visit our #hurricane preparedness page for maps, tips, and tools to help you and your family stay prepared.

#staysafe #gulfcoastweather

h-gac.com/hurricane-evacuation-planning/default.aspx.

WorkinTexas.com is Texas' largest FREE job matching network. Over 2 million jobs have been filled through WorkinTexas.co...
10/01/2020

WorkinTexas.com is Texas' largest FREE job matching network. Over 2 million jobs have been filled through WorkinTexas.com.

Check it out today for personalized job matching, resume building, and more great career tools.

How is our region's transportation system doing in #safety and integrity? Find out in the H-GAC interactive #mobility re...
09/30/2020

How is our region's transportation system doing in #safety and integrity?

Find out in the H-GAC interactive #mobility report at datalab.h-gac.com/2019mobilityreport/.

#transportation #traffic

TODAY, Sept. 30, is the last day to respond to the U.S. Census. Make sure you're counted! Visit 2020census.gov, or call ...
09/30/2020

TODAY, Sept. 30, is the last day to respond to the U.S. Census.
Make sure you're counted!

Visit 2020census.gov, or call 1-844-330-2020 (English), 1-844-468-2020 (Spanish), or 1-844-474-2020 (Portuguese) to respond to the Census!

In recognition of the League of American Bicyclists’ Bike to Work Week and Commute Solutions Month, the Houston-Galvesto...
09/29/2020

In recognition of the League of American Bicyclists’ Bike to Work Week and Commute Solutions Month, the Houston-Galveston Area Council invites you to Bike to Work (or Anywhere) September 28 - October 2, 2020.

Post a picture of your ride to work or anywhere with the hashtag #bikeanywhere on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or LinkedIn, and tag us @HouGalvAreaCog. One person each day will be selected to receive a Commute Solutions Swag Box.

Congratulations to Matagorda County Judge Nate McDonald for receiving the Wilber R. Dunk Award for Regional Leadership b...
09/29/2020

Congratulations to Matagorda County Judge Nate McDonald for receiving the Wilber R. Dunk Award for Regional Leadership by the Texas Association of Regional Councils in recognition of his dedication to fostering regional cooperation through councils of government.

Judge McDonald served on H-GAC’s board of directors since 2007 and as chair in 2016. #TARC #HGACRegion #MatagordaCounty

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 30, is the last day to enter the 15th annual Parks and Natural Areas Awards! City/county planners and d...
09/28/2020

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 30, is the last day to enter the 15th annual Parks and Natural Areas Awards! City/county planners and developers are invited to enter their projects that have made, or stand to make, a lasting impact on our region's lands, water, and natural resources. Enter online at www.h-gac.com/parks.

We will conduct our Transportation Policy Council (TPC) meeting today Friday, September 25, 2020 at 9:30 a.m. via teleco...
09/25/2020

We will conduct our Transportation Policy Council (TPC) meeting today Friday, September 25, 2020 at 9:30 a.m. via teleconference and webinar.

To join the meeting, visit http://h-gac.com/live/default.aspx

09/22/2020
U.S. Census Bureau

Answer the call! Don't wait any longer. Fill out your 2020 Census TODAY!

Answer the call. Time is running out to respond to the #2020Census. Your response will help inform funding for health care, education, and more for the next 10 years. Respond now at 2020CENSUS.GOV.

Build skills with self-paced certificates and courses online from world-class universities for FREE! This opportunity is...
09/17/2020

Build skills with self-paced certificates and courses online from world-class universities for FREE! This opportunity is available for residents in our region via Workforce Solutions. Areas of study include IT, healthcare, finance and many more.

To learn more, fill out the interest form using the link below and email [email protected].

https://bit.ly/2HblxVP

The next H-GAC Board of Directors meeting takes place today at 10 a.m. See what’s on the agenda and how you can listen i...
09/15/2020

The next H-GAC Board of Directors meeting takes place today at 10 a.m.

See what’s on the agenda and how you can listen in at h-gac.com/board-of-directors/.

Regional residents are invited to take the #Montrose Livable Centers self-guided neighborhood walking tour. It identifie...
09/12/2020

Regional residents are invited to take the #Montrose Livable Centers self-guided neighborhood walking tour. It identifies 19 key existing historical & other neighborhood assets throughout Montrose, and their relation to the Montrose Livable Centers project.

This is to get #feedback from the public on our findings, the existing and historical elements of the Montrose neighborhood, and how you hope to see these parts of Montrose preserved or improved as a part of the concept plan.

For more info or to take this #selfguidedtour visit http://bit.ly/MontroseWalkingTour.

#publicengagement #publicmeeting #tour

Thank you to Courtney Carpenter @CW39Houston for visiting the @houstontranstar office and discussing Tow and Go with us....
09/10/2020

Thank you to Courtney Carpenter @CW39Houston for visiting the @houstontranstar office and discussing Tow and Go with us. We can't wait to see the segment! More about Tow and Go at towandgo.com. #htowntraffic #safety #HGAC

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Houston, TX
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Tuesday 08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 17:00
Thursday 08:00 - 17:00
Friday 08:00 - 17:00

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#DYK #2020Census data can impact funding for your community and national parks? #GreatOutdoorsMonth reminds us to explore our nation’s parks and natural beauty. Respond today at 2020census.gov to ensure parks and trails receive the funds needed to enrich your community. Meet Mimi, Shaping the Future of Housing and Public Space Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JaRbYZc1tRk&feature=youtu.be
‪Can you please build a new bus line from downtown Houston Texas to Moody Gardens Galveston Island
Information on local transportation and new development u Houston area.
What can you tell me about the possibility of buyouts for the 75 families in Liberty County who have been displaced since Harvey? Our County Judge said in January that the council would be appropriating federal funds received for that.
Tomorrow evening! Please share this within your community and across your networks! #ITCdisaster https://www.facebook.com/events/380659489187941/
Social Equity is a necessary part of climate action and adaptation. Please show up and spread the word. We need a large presence at this meeting. Stay tuned for more details. https://www.facebook.com/events/740133206357326/
Largest Houston Employers - Oil/Gas - Numbers have shifted, focus for most companies is very different than before, be ready to research their future plans If you want to succeed - Ask Joyce Scott, CEO How - #HoustonLargestEmployers #OilGas
Tomorrow is you last chance! Go vote! Bring your friends! Tell everyone you know!! If you need to know where to go, click the link below. https://harrisvotes.com/PollLocations?lang=en-US If you need a ride, click the link below. https://toppac.org/drive-for-democracy/
Let's build coalition and stand in solidarity! Please come to this on Saturday!!
Bring your lunch and join us for Monday's Brown Bag Lunch Series on July 17 at the Houston-Galveston Area Council, 2nd Fl, Conference Rm. B. "Regulations, Capabilities, Safety Technologies, and Trends for Unmanned Aircraft" by Kraettli L. Epperson, CEO and co-founder of Vigilant Aerospace Systems.
Public Meeting Reminder What's Your Opinion? Engaging the Public in Transportation Planning - June 29 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Houston-Galveston Area Council