Abbott says failure to mask, COVID-19 spike could create 'necessity of closing Texas down' Abigail Rosenthal July 10, 2020 Updated: July 10, 2020 3:46 p.m. Wednesday, May 13, 2020, in Houston. The city of Houston on Wednesday exhausted its entire $14.4 million stock of rental assistance funds within 90 minutes. City offices are closed on the dates listed below. Calendar of Events - City Holidays Official City Holidays. Mayor Sylvester Turner called a 6:15 p.m. press conference Friday to repeat again that the city of Houston is not shutting down. Major cities are shutting down restaurants, bars, gyms and schools to try to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus, which has killed at least 85 people in the United States. The City of Houston Partners With NeighborhoodLift Program That Will Offer Eligible Homebuyers Education and Down Payment Assistance Grants (2/26/2019)-The City of Houston joined Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC), NeighborWorks® America and its local network members today to announce… Two weekends ago ABC13 spoke with Turner and asked if he would support another shut down. A viewer reached out to KHOU 11 Meteorologist Chita Craft to see if the City of Houston would be shutting off the water or if this was a simply a rumor. Harris County and Houston residents will be under a stay-home/work-safe order starting at 11:59 pm Tuesday, March 23, and running through April 3. HOUSTON (AP) — Mayor says city will shut down Houston Rodeo, which draws hundreds of thousands of visitors, over coronavirus fears. 2020 Holiday Schedule. Gov. Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo and Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner ordered all bars and clubs to close for the next 15 days at least, starting at … Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo on Tuesday ordered county residents to stay home to stop the spread of the coronarvirus, limiting all outside travel to … For trash pickup scheduling changes, please go to Solid Waste Management Department Holiday Schedule. In an email to visitors, the rodeo wrote: “In the interest … Houston's La Lucha is reopening on Friday, nine days after shutting down upon learning of an employee's positive test result, the restaurant announced on its website. Residents are not being told to shelter in place.