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Houston-Galveston Area Council

Gulf Coast State Planning Region (16)

Executive Director
Mr. Jack Steele
P.O. Box 22777
3555 Timmons Lane, Suite 120
Houston, Texas 77227-2777
(713) 627-3200
Fax: (713) 993-2414
Email: jack.steele@h-gac.com
Website: www.h-gac.com

TARC Board Member
The Honorable Nate McDonald
County Judge, Matagorda County
3555 Timmons Lane, Suite 120
Houston, TX 77027
(979) 216-8787
Email: cojudge@co.matagorda.tx.us

Established: September 1966
Area: 12,187 sq. miles
Population: 6,537,046 (2014 est.)
Counties Served: Austin, Brazoria, Chambers, Colorado, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris, Liberty, Matagorda, Montgomery, Walker, Waller, Wharton

To check for population statistic updates by region click here.

Assisting local governments today while helping them plan for tomorrow is the central goal of the Houston-Galveston Area Council. Fulfilling that mission involves a balanced program of both planning and service to virtually every area of shared concern to local governments, including transportation and air quality, workforce development, economic development, cooperative purchasing, 9-1-1 emergency telephone communications planning, solid waste management planning, geographic information systems and demographic information, and social and nutrition services to senior citizens.

Board of Directors Meeting Date:
Third Tuesday of each month, unless specifically changed.


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