Partner with others, public and private


Partnerships between the City and other organizations enable Houston to achieve greater results.  The City should strengthen ties to public and private partners as a means to share resources, expand programs, and enhance civic investment. 


  • Coordinate with other governmental entities to ensure policy alignment, identify overlapping services, and find efficiencies. 
  • Ensure coordination among City departments to identify efficiencies and share facilities and resources.
  • Collaborate with partner organizations on infrastructure solutions, economic development and other opportunities.
  • Expand opportunities for non-profits to provide services at City-owned facilities.
  • Use public-private partnerships to generate funding for civic investments.
  • Promote shared use of City-owned facilities to provide opportunities for community interaction.

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