Policy & Innovation

Commissioner Lesley Briones is committed to advancing opportunity and justice for Precinct 4 and all Harris County residents through innovative partnerships and evidence-based policy.

Commissioners Court Highlights

January 30, 2024

✅ Approved the Clean Streets, Safe Neighborhoods Civic Art Initiative, allocating $3 million in federal #ARPA funds. This initiative will elevate our public spaces in Alief, Gulfton, and Sharpstown by integrating artwork into existing projects.

✅ Approved the establishment of a CPS Prevention and Rehabilitation Court, a vital step in prioritizing the well-being of our community's youth and families. This civil specialty court will provide those families with essential case management and substance abuse treatment.

✅ Received the annual utilization report for the Minority- and Women-Owned Business Enterprise Program, showcasing remarkable progress. Contract dollars awarded to M/WBEs have surged from about 9% in 2020 to an impressive 27% - a significant step forward.

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