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.

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🗣 Make your voice heard 🗣The Unified Planning Workforce Plan (UPWP) & Title VI Environmental Justice Program need your f...
07/13/2021

🗣 Make your voice heard 🗣

The Unified Planning Workforce Plan (UPWP) & Title VI Environmental Justice Program need your feedback! These programs ensure reduced traffic congestion, improved air quality, safer bike paths, and boosted public transportation for our region's transportation planning and projects. Visit h-gac.com/unified-planning-work-program or h-gac.com/title-vi-program to review the updates, register for one of the July 22 public meetings, or learn how you can submit a public comment.

H-GAC strives to connect with all of our communities in the Gulf Coast Region and your input allows us to represent your needs.

#houstontransportation #texastransportation #txdot #publictransportation

🗣 Make your voice heard 🗣

The Unified Planning Workforce Plan (UPWP) & Title VI Environmental Justice Program need your feedback! These programs ensure reduced traffic congestion, improved air quality, safer bike paths, and boosted public transportation for our region's transportation planning and projects. Visit h-gac.com/unified-planning-work-program or h-gac.com/title-vi-program to review the updates, register for one of the July 22 public meetings, or learn how you can submit a public comment.

H-GAC strives to connect with all of our communities in the Gulf Coast Region and your input allows us to represent your needs.

#houstontransportation #texastransportation #txdot #publictransportation

The Transportation Advisory Committee will meet tomorrow, July 14 at 9:30 a.m. Visit h-gac.com/live to watch the livestr...
07/13/2021

The Transportation Advisory Committee will meet tomorrow, July 14 at 9:30 a.m. Visit h-gac.com/live to watch the livestream.

The Transportation Advisory Committee will meet tomorrow, July 14 at 9:30 a.m. Visit h-gac.com/live to watch the livestream.

Tips for how you can help your child be prepared for a hurricane:1. Talk to your child about hurricanes and why it's imp...
07/12/2021

Tips for how you can help your child be prepared for a hurricane:

1. Talk to your child about hurricanes and why it's important to plan for them.
2. Assign them a task or a way to help in the event of an evacuation.
3. Have your child help you build a kit with at least three days worth of supplies.

#Hurricaneprep #tropicalstormelsa #tropicalstorm #stormsafety
KHOU 11 News Chita Craft KHOU ABC13 Houston KPRC2 / Click2Houston KPRC2 Frank Billingsley

Tips for how you can help your child be prepared for a hurricane:

1. Talk to your child about hurricanes and why it's important to plan for them.
2. Assign them a task or a way to help in the event of an evacuation.
3. Have your child help you build a kit with at least three days worth of supplies.

#Hurricaneprep #tropicalstormelsa #tropicalstorm #stormsafety
KHOU 11 News Chita Craft KHOU ABC13 Houston KPRC2 / Click2Houston KPRC2 Frank Billingsley

Interested in working in the education industry? Workforce Solutions is hosting an Education Industry Virtual Job Fair t...
07/09/2021

Interested in working in the education industry? Workforce Solutions is hosting an Education Industry Virtual Job Fair today through Sunday, July 11. Visit wrksolutions.com/calendar for more information.

#gethired #getpaid2021 #jobsearch #texasjobsearch

Interested in working in the education industry? Workforce Solutions is hosting an Education Industry Virtual Job Fair today through Sunday, July 11. Visit wrksolutions.com/calendar for more information.

#gethired #getpaid2021 #jobsearch #texasjobsearch

The Gulf Coast Economic Development District Board will meet tomorrow at 10 a.m. Visit bit.ly/3waKnc2 to join.The Gulf C...
07/08/2021

The Gulf Coast Economic Development District Board will meet tomorrow at 10 a.m. Visit bit.ly/3waKnc2 to join.

The Gulf Coast Economic Development District assists and advises elected officials in their decision-making process by providing recommendations on issues related to economic development.

The Gulf Coast Economic Development District Board will meet tomorrow at 10 a.m. Visit bit.ly/3waKnc2 to join.

The Gulf Coast Economic Development District assists and advises elected officials in their decision-making process by providing recommendations on issues related to economic development.

The Village of Surfside Beach recently joined Trash Free Texas as the newest Adopt-a-Spot partner! In June, a group of t...
07/07/2021

The Village of Surfside Beach recently joined Trash Free Texas as the newest Adopt-a-Spot partner! In June, a group of two dozen volunteers met to clean up the heavily trafficked beaches in the community.

Their hope is that by partnering with Trash Free Texas, they can keep their beaches clean while also protecting marine life, including the critically endangered Kemp's Ridley sea turtle.

To learn more about how you can join #TrashFreeTexas, visit TrashFreeTexas.org

The Village of Surfside Beach recently joined Trash Free Texas as the newest Adopt-a-Spot partner! In June, a group of two dozen volunteers met to clean up the heavily trafficked beaches in the community.

Their hope is that by partnering with Trash Free Texas, they can keep their beaches clean while also protecting marine life, including the critically endangered Kemp's Ridley sea turtle.

To learn more about how you can join #TrashFreeTexas, visit TrashFreeTexas.org

Does your hurricane evacuation plan include your pets' needs? When building an evacuation kit, be sure to include pet fo...
07/06/2021

Does your hurricane evacuation plan include your pets' needs? When building an evacuation kit, be sure to include pet food, medications, ID tags, and extra water for your furry friend.

Find helpful hurricane planning tools and checklists for everyone in your family at TogetherAgainstTheWeather.com

#BePrepared #HurricaneSeason2021 #HurricanePlanning #HoustonWeather

KHOU 11 News ABC13 Houston KPRC2 / Click2Houston

Does your hurricane evacuation plan include your pets' needs? When building an evacuation kit, be sure to include pet food, medications, ID tags, and extra water for your furry friend.

Find helpful hurricane planning tools and checklists for everyone in your family at TogetherAgainstTheWeather.com

#BePrepared #HurricaneSeason2021 #HurricanePlanning #HoustonWeather

KHOU 11 News ABC13 Houston KPRC2 / Click2Houston

07/04/2021

Wishing you a happy and safe Fourth of July!

#FourthofJuly #IndependenceDay #July4

H-GAC has sought proposals from local governments and other eligible sponsors to conduct Livable Centers planning studie...
07/02/2021

H-GAC has sought proposals from local governments and other eligible sponsors to conduct Livable Centers planning studies. Sponsors who completed their notice of intent to apply must fill out their final applications by July 29. Applications can be found at bit.ly/2UvHyFv

H-GAC has sought proposals from local governments and other eligible sponsors to conduct Livable Centers planning studies. Sponsors who completed their notice of intent to apply must fill out their final applications by July 29. Applications can be found at bit.ly/2UvHyFv

With travel picking up for the summer, we would like to remind you to practice caution while driving. As our region cont...
07/02/2021

With travel picking up for the summer, we would like to remind you to practice caution while driving.

As our region continues to grow, so do the number of traffic-related injuries and fatalities. Improving safety will take every one of us working together. Otherwise, we will continue to pay the price. #gulfcoastsafety #houstontraffic #drivesafe

With travel picking up for the summer, we would like to remind you to practice caution while driving.

As our region continues to grow, so do the number of traffic-related injuries and fatalities. Improving safety will take every one of us working together. Otherwise, we will continue to pay the price. #gulfcoastsafety #houstontraffic #drivesafe

Don't get stuck in a storm! Visit h-gac.com/hurricane-evacuation-planning to make your evacuation plan today. #knowyourz...
07/01/2021

Don't get stuck in a storm! Visit h-gac.com/hurricane-evacuation-planning to make your evacuation plan today. #knowyourzone #hurricaneseason2021 #houstonweather

KHOU 11 News ABC13 Houston KPRC2 / Click2Houston

Don't get stuck in a storm! Visit h-gac.com/hurricane-evacuation-planning to make your evacuation plan today. #knowyourzone #hurricaneseason2021 #houstonweather

KHOU 11 News ABC13 Houston KPRC2 / Click2Houston

Happy #WorldSocialMediaDay! Social media allows us to keep you updated on everything going on in our region, and hear yo...
06/30/2021

Happy #WorldSocialMediaDay! Social media allows us to keep you updated on everything going on in our region, and hear your feedback. Thanks for following!

Don't forget to check us out on Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn, too.

#socialmediaday #stayconnected #SMDay

Happy #WorldSocialMediaDay! Social media allows us to keep you updated on everything going on in our region, and hear your feedback. Thanks for following!

Don't forget to check us out on Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn, too.

#socialmediaday #stayconnected #SMDay

HGACBuy will be hosting two open houses this week for members interested in the procurement of radio communication equip...
06/29/2021

HGACBuy will be hosting two open houses this week for members interested in the procurement of radio communication equipment or special services vehicles.

HGACBuy Cooperative Purchasing Program is a nationwide, government service that strives to make the procurement process more efficient for local governments and certain non-profits.

To learn more about joining HGACBuy or registering for an event, visit hgacbuy.org.

HGACBuy will be hosting two open houses this week for members interested in the procurement of radio communication equipment or special services vehicles.

HGACBuy Cooperative Purchasing Program is a nationwide, government service that strives to make the procurement process more efficient for local governments and certain non-profits.

To learn more about joining HGACBuy or registering for an event, visit hgacbuy.org.

The Houston-Galveston Area Council is proud to be a recipient of the National Association of Regional Councils' 2021 Ach...
06/28/2021

The Houston-Galveston Area Council is proud to be a recipient of the National Association of Regional Councils' 2021 Achievement Award for our Regional Conservation Framework.

This award recognizes excellence in programs and services of regional councils that contribute to a more efficient government. Thanks, NARC!

#RegionsLead #AchievementAward #AwardWinning

The Houston-Galveston Area Council is proud to be a recipient of the National Association of Regional Councils' 2021 Achievement Award for our Regional Conservation Framework.

This award recognizes excellence in programs and services of regional councils that contribute to a more efficient government. Thanks, NARC!

#RegionsLead #AchievementAward #AwardWinning

The H-GAC Transportation Policy Council will meet tomorrow at 9:30 a.m. via Zoom. #houstontransportation #cityplanningVi...
06/24/2021

The H-GAC Transportation Policy Council will meet tomorrow at 9:30 a.m. via Zoom. #houstontransportation #cityplanning

Visit bit.ly/3iMjbgS to join the meeting.

The H-GAC Transportation Policy Council will meet tomorrow at 9:30 a.m. via Zoom. #houstontransportation #cityplanning

Visit bit.ly/3iMjbgS to join the meeting.

Finding a job can be a challenge. Knowing where to start in your job search can be even more challenging. Workforce Solu...
06/23/2021

Finding a job can be a challenge. Knowing where to start in your job search can be even more challenging. Workforce Solutions offers free online learning tools to provide you with creative solutions for navigating today's job market.

Whether you're actively looking for your next job, or just want to sharpen your skills, Workforce Solutions has courses for you. Visit wrksolutions.com today and improve your knowledge on resume writing, interviewing, networking, and more.

#texasjobs #houstonjobs #resumetips #interviewtips

Finding a job can be a challenge. Knowing where to start in your job search can be even more challenging. Workforce Solutions offers free online learning tools to provide you with creative solutions for navigating today's job market.

Whether you're actively looking for your next job, or just want to sharpen your skills, Workforce Solutions has courses for you. Visit wrksolutions.com today and improve your knowledge on resume writing, interviewing, networking, and more.

#texasjobs #houstonjobs #resumetips #interviewtips

After more than a year of working remotely, many of us are beginning our return to in-person work. But is it possible to...
06/23/2021

After more than a year of working remotely, many of us are beginning our return to in-person work. But is it possible to maintain the benefits of teleworking while transitioning back to office life?

Join us tomorrow at 11:30 a.m. for a live webinar on Leveraging Telework in Your Return to the Office as we highlight the latest data trends in our region and learn how companies will continue to utilize telework programs in the future. Register at bit.ly/35q5fkP

#workfromhome #teleworkweek #backtotheoffice

After more than a year of working remotely, many of us are beginning our return to in-person work. But is it possible to maintain the benefits of teleworking while transitioning back to office life?

Join us tomorrow at 11:30 a.m. for a live webinar on Leveraging Telework in Your Return to the Office as we highlight the latest data trends in our region and learn how companies will continue to utilize telework programs in the future. Register at bit.ly/35q5fkP

#workfromhome #teleworkweek #backtotheoffice

Hurricane season is here in the Gulf Coast region, and it's important to make sure everyone in our community is prepared...
06/22/2021

Hurricane season is here in the Gulf Coast region, and it's important to make sure everyone in our community is prepared for a storm. If you know someone with a disability, medical needs, or who requires special assistance, become a Hurricane Helper by lending a hand and making sure they're prepared for an emergency.

Find helpful tools like checklists, evacuation maps, and more at TogetherAgainstTheWeather.com

#HurricaneSeason2021 #HoustonWeather #BePrepared

ABC13 Houston KHOU 11 News Blake Mathews KHOU

Hurricane season is here in the Gulf Coast region, and it's important to make sure everyone in our community is prepared for a storm. If you know someone with a disability, medical needs, or who requires special assistance, become a Hurricane Helper by lending a hand and making sure they're prepared for an emergency.

Find helpful tools like checklists, evacuation maps, and more at TogetherAgainstTheWeather.com

#HurricaneSeason2021 #HoustonWeather #BePrepared

ABC13 Houston KHOU 11 News Blake Mathews KHOU

06/21/2021

#TeleworkWeek is here! Telework is an important tool that can promote a healthy company culture, increase productivity, and eliminate costs for companies and their employees. What benefits have you experienced while working remotely?

#workfromhome #backtotheoffice

Telework Week starts Monday, June 21! Telework Week aims to highlight the beneficial outcomes of remote work, and motiva...
06/18/2021

Telework Week starts Monday, June 21!

Telework Week aims to highlight the beneficial outcomes of remote work, and motivate companies to adopt flexible work programs as they begin to return to the office.

Join us on Thursday, June 24 for a virtual webinar on Leveraging Telework in Your Return to the Office to learn more about how you can take advantage of remote work programs. Register for the webinar at bit.ly/3gBJOlK

HGACBuy will be hosting two open houses next week for members interested in the procurement of fleet services or traffic...
06/17/2021

HGACBuy will be hosting two open houses next week for members interested in the procurement of fleet services or traffic control equipment.

HGACBuy Cooperative Purchasing Program is a nationwide, government procurement service that strives to make the procurement process more efficient for local governments and certain non-profits.

To learn more about joining HGACBuy or registering for an event, visit hgacbuy.org

HGACBuy will be hosting two open houses next week for members interested in the procurement of fleet services or traffic control equipment.

HGACBuy Cooperative Purchasing Program is a nationwide, government procurement service that strives to make the procurement process more efficient for local governments and certain non-profits.

To learn more about joining HGACBuy or registering for an event, visit hgacbuy.org

Today is the last day to make a nomination for Telework Week!
06/17/2021

Today is the last day to make a nomination for Telework Week!

Don’t forget to nominate a teleworker, tele-manager, or executive leader for Telework Week before June 17! If you know someone who has found a creative way to engage their colleagues while working remotely, we would like to spotlight them during Telework Week from June 21 - 25.

Nominations can be submitted at yourcommutesolution.org/telework/nomination

#workfromhome #telework #teleworkweek2021

Here's your reminder to get connected with Workforce Solutions! Whether you're new to the workforce or just looking for ...
06/16/2021

Here's your reminder to get connected with Workforce Solutions! Whether you're new to the workforce or just looking for something new, a Workforce Solutions recruiter can help you take your next step.

Visit wrksolutions.com or call 832-325-0750 to set up an appointment today.

#GetPaid2021 #TexasJobs #HoustonJobs

Here's your reminder to get connected with Workforce Solutions! Whether you're new to the workforce or just looking for something new, a Workforce Solutions recruiter can help you take your next step.

Visit wrksolutions.com or call 832-325-0750 to set up an appointment today.

#GetPaid2021 #TexasJobs #HoustonJobs

H-GAC Communications Director Meagan Coughlin, APR received the People’s Choice Award during Leadership Houston's recent...
06/15/2021

H-GAC Communications Director Meagan Coughlin, APR received the People’s Choice Award during Leadership Houston's recent graduation ceremony. Leadership Houston is a 10-month intensive leadership program that encourages Houston-area leaders to embrace diversity, commit to helping Houston communities, and to lead with passion and care. Congratulations, Meagan!

#peopleschoice #houstonleaders

H-GAC Communications Director Meagan Coughlin, APR received the People’s Choice Award during Leadership Houston's recent graduation ceremony. Leadership Houston is a 10-month intensive leadership program that encourages Houston-area leaders to embrace diversity, commit to helping Houston communities, and to lead with passion and care. Congratulations, Meagan!

#peopleschoice #houstonleaders

The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors will meet tomorrow, June 15 at 10 a.m.If you're interested in join...
06/14/2021

The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors will meet tomorrow, June 15 at 10 a.m.

If you're interested in joining the meeting, visit zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ojpCJVUXRnSTWJhaQ-1pvg

The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors will meet tomorrow, June 15 at 10 a.m.

If you're interested in joining the meeting, visit zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ojpCJVUXRnSTWJhaQ-1pvg

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