Council Member Larry Green Appointed Chair of Transportation, Technology, and Infrastructure Committee

January 23, 2014

Houston City Council Member Larry V. Green, representing District K, has been appointed chairperson of City Council’s Transportation, Technology, and Infrastructure Committee by Mayor Annise Parker.

The Transportation, Technology, and Infrastructure Committee (TTI), oversees the City’s Information Technology, General Services, and Public Works and Engineering Departments, as well as the Rebuild Houston streets and drainage and water resources and conservation projects. In addition, the TTI Committee oversees the interest of the City of Houston relative to the Harris County Metropolitan Transit Authority (METRO), and the Port of Houston Authority. The TTI Committee oversees revenues and expenditures garnered from the City’s General Fund, Enterprise Funds and Special Revenue Funds. The Committee is comprised of 12 out of the 16 council members that serve on City Council.

“I respectfully thank the Mayor for appointing me as Chair of the TTI Committee. I’m looking forward to spearheading this Committee and moving the City’s transportation, technology, and infrastructure needs forward. Through the collaborative efforts of my council colleagues, I’m confident this Committee will find solid solutions to Houston’s infrastructure needs,” states Council Member Green.

“The committee chairs have been selected with much attention to their areas of expertise and personal interest. I know Council Member Green will serve the City and his constituents well in this new capacity. We have a lot of work to get done in the next two years. I intend to depend on the work of the council committees to help push this aggressive agenda forward,” states Mayor Parker.

For more information about the TTI Committee, e-mail Donald Perkins at donald.perkins@houstontx.gov.