City Issues

Below you can find all updates and upcoming events and news going on in the city.

DWIGHT BOYKINS ACCOMPLISHMENTS INCLUDE:

  • Ensuring an increase in Drainage & Infrastructure Improvements in his Council District, such as reconstruction of MLK Blvd and improvements to Brays and Simms Bayou.

  • Established a Senior Home Repair Program to complete minor emergency repairs for Senior Citizens.

  • Worked to facilitate the opening of several grocery stores in areas that were food desserts including the flagship H-E-B store in Third Ward.

  • Created 2nd Chance Program to facilitate mothers reentering the workforce after child-rearing and to provide prior nonviolent offenders an opportunity to become self-sustaining.

DWIGHT’S PRIORITIES AS MAYOR

  • Streamline the City’s Budget by implementing Zero-Based Budgeting, so the City can pay for important priorities i.e Infrastructure, Pay Parity, Collective Bargaining Obligations, Public Safety, Street Repairs (Potholes), Trash Pickup.

  • Speed up Harvey Disaster Recovery by fast-tracking critical drainage, infrastructure, and housing repair programs.

  • Implement comprehensive healthcare reform to reduce premiums and improve healthcare outcomes for City employees.

 

  • Promote Economic Development by improve contracting opportunities for small businesses, attracting diverse industries to the City, and creating incentive-based programs for employers.

Follow Us Online

The change that Houston needs.

We need your support!

More ways that you can get involved 

In October, Houston residents will begin to cast their vote for the next Mayor of Houston. I am excited to be in this race and want to let you know of some opportunities to get involved with this campaign and help Team Boykins win.