H-GAC Regional Focus
 
March 2018
In This Issue
H-GAC General Assembly Elects New Officers
2017 County Profiles
The 2045 Regional Transportation Plan
25th Trash Bash
Texas Municipal League Region 14 Spring Meeting
Careers at H-GAC
Quick Links
Meetings and Events
H-GAC Board of Directors Meetings are held at 10:00 a.m. on the third Tuesday of each month. Agendas for all committees can be found on our website Please visit our  calendar  for upcoming meetings and events.

Unless otherwise listed, meetings are held on the second floor at H-GAC's office, 3555 Timmons Lane, Houston, TX 77027


H-GAC General Assembly Elects New Officers
 Chair Floyd Emery, Vice Chair Nancy Arnold and Chair Elect Stacy Adams.(L to R)

H-GAC General Assembly representatives met on Friday, March 9 at The Briar Club to elect their officers for the 2018 term.  Serving as Chair, Mayor Pro Tem Floyd Emery, City of Missouri City; Chair Elect is Commissioner Stacy Adams, Brazoria County and Vice Chair is Council Member Nancy Arnold, City of Waller.  

Congressman Pete Olson of the U.S. House of Representatives was the keynote speaker at the meeting.

To see the 2018 Board of Directors, click HERE.
H-GAC Releases 2017 County Profiles
2017 County Profiles
H-GAC recently released a 2017 update of the County Profiles for the 13-county H-GAC region. Originally developed in 2013 as part of the Our Great Region 2040 planning effort, these profiles contain information on population, housing, employment, education, health, the environment, and transportation.

The  2017 County Profiles provide demographic data to help county leaders identify needs and opportunities and better tell their stories through data. 

For information, contact  Clint McManus at 832-681-2513.
2045 Regional Transportation Plan - Public Meetings Scheduled
In the year 2045, our region will have an integrated multimodal transportation system, achieved through coordinated public and private investments, that supports a desirable quality of life, enhanced economic vitality and increased safety, access and mobility.

To realize this vision, H-GAC, transportation agencies, local governments, and residents must work together to ensure that long-range transportation plans reflect the region's needs and desires.

Opportunities to participate in Public Meetings are fast approaching. We want to hear your thoughts on how best to prepare and plan for the years ahead.
25th Trash Bash - March 24
Trash Bash volunteers group photo
The  River, Lakes, Bays 'N Bayous Trash Bash celebrates 25 years on  Saturday, March 24.

Since the cleanup event began, 105,800 volunteers have cleaned up 2,189 tons of trash, 10,709 tires, and 16.3 tons of recycling along 1,446 miles of shoreline.

Thousands of volunteers will meet at 14 locations across the Galveston Bay Watershed on March 24. Volunteers get t-shirts, supplies, lunch, and chances to win prizes. Educational exhibits and displays provide a chance to learn more about waterways. Cleanup locations and registration information is available online.

For more information, contact waterresources@h-gac.com .
Texas Municipal League - 2018 Region 14 Spring Meeting - Save The Date!

TML Region 14 members will meet on Friday, April 20, 2018 for their annual Spring Meeting at Sam Houston Race Park to enjoy an exciting evening of dinner and  live racing.  Registration will open soon, so please make plans to attend this memorable event.
Careers at H-GAC
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H-GAC offers opportunities in clerical, technical, and professional positions, when available. Qualified, motivated individuals are encouraged to view our current opportunities and apply.

H-GAC is currently seeking:
To learn more and stay up to date on all career opportunities at H-GAC click HERE and follow us on Linkedin
Rick Guerrero, Intergovernmental Relations
Houston-Galveston Area Council