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How and where do I register to vote
Contact the voter registration office at 713-368-2000 or register online at the following link www.hcvoter.net

How do I get a copy of city records or information?
The City's  Public Records are available online. For public information requests you can contact the City Secretary's Office at 281-471-5022 or email the Public Information Officer, Martha Gillett at gillettm@laportetx.gov


City's Public Records

How do I reach the City Council or Mayor?
You may call the Mayor or Council at 281-471-5020 ext. 5002, or write them at 604 West Fairmont, La Porte, Texas 77571.  You may also email them at gillettm@laportetx.gov. For additional information regarding Mayor and Council, you may contact the City Secretary's Office at 281-471-5020.


How do I run for public office
Contact the City Secretary's Office at 281-471-5021 ext. 5021 for instructions on how to run for public office.

How do I vote by absentee (mail) ballot
Contact the City Secretary's Office at 281-471-5021 ext. 5021 to request an absentee (mail) ballot

I need a license for the sale of beer and wine
Contact the City Secretary's Office at 281-470-5029 or the Texas Alcohol Beverage Commission at 512-206-3333.


Texas Alcohol Beverage Commission

My organization will be selling candy to raise funds or my organization is a for profit wanting to go door to door to sell merchandise. Are there any regulations?
Yes, you must contact the City Secretary's Office, 281-471-5020 ext. 5021, for an application/registration, at which time you will also be made aware of other requirements that need to be met.

When are City Council Meetings and how do I sign up to speak?
City Council Meetings are held the 2nd and 4th Monday's of each month at 6:00 p.m., in the City Hall Council Chambers, unless otherwise designated. You may contact the City Secretary's Office to sign up to speak at 281-471-5020 ext. 5021, or you may sign up prior to the meeting to speak on an item that is posted on the agenda. In order to be placed on the agenda, you must contact the City Secretary's Office 7 days prior to the City Council Meeting.

When are the next elections
The General Election for the City of La Porte are the 2nd Saturday of May each year.

Contact Harris County at 713-368-2000 for election administered by Harris County.

When is the next city council meeting?
Every 2nd and 4th Monday of the month

604 W. Fairmont Pkwy
La Porte
TX 77571

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Where are the polling stations for the General Election in the City of La Porte.
Call the City Secretary's Office at 281-471-5020 ext. 5021 for polling locations for the General Election in the City of La Porte.

Where do I file a complaint?
Complaints can be placed on the Citizens Hotline on the City's webpage at <www.ci.la-porte.tx.us> or you may contact City Hall at 281-471-5020 and the receptionist will ring you to the appropriate department.


Who are my representatives
Contact the City Secretary's Office at 281-471-5020 ext. 5021 to find out which Council member represents your district.

Who are the candidates
Contact the City Secretary's Office at 281-471-5020 ext. 5021 to find out who has filed tfor a place on the ballot.