H-GAC New Employee Orientation

Section 1- INTRODUCTION OF H-GAC

PROGRAMS

H-GAC programs are carried out under the direction of H-GAC's local elected official Board of Directors.

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    provides data protection, telecommunication, and end-users support. Manages networks, desktops, servers, and enterprise network storage.

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    maintains SharePoint intranet and H-GAC's Web site.

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    provides policy guidance and overall coordination of the transportation planning activities within the region.

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    This programs support local, state, federal and private entities in efforts to clean up the air through information and funding for alternative fuels and infrastructure as well as clean diesel technologies.

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    is a low interest loan program that enables eligible truck owners to finance the purchase of newer, cleaner and more environmentally-friendly trucks.

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    is designed to facilitate idea-sharing between city staff, county staff, and community organizations to create effective environmental awareness campaigns.

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    is an online mapping tool that gives planners an opportunity to identify valuable environmental resources within the region.

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    is a program that promotes cleaning up the enviroment and educates the public about protecting our water resources.

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    represents the cooperative efforts of eight counties, 24 public safety answering points (PSAPs), 224 emergency service providers, and numerous telephone companies.

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    promotes regionalism in planning and response to man-made and natural disasters.

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    offers limited financial assistance to help vehicle owners repair or replace cars that have failed the state's emissions test.

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    tries to reduce flood damage to insurable property and encourage a comprehensive approach to floodplain management.

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    is to ensure safe, clean water supplies for the future of Texas.

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    is a thirty-one-member committee that is preparing an implementation plan to remedy high levels of bacteria in waterways.

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    is a network of trained volunteers and supportive partners working together to collect information about the natural resources of Texas.

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    assists its members by executing competitively priced contracts for goods and services commonly used by local governments.

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    provides comprehensive human resource services for businesses and residents of the 13-county Houston-Galveston Gulf Coast region.

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    is to serve as a regional clearinghouse for Economic Development information and provide technical assistance for the purpose of stimulating the economy within the H-GAC region.

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    assists local governments in securing qualified planning services in an efficient manner.

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    provides competitive purchasing of electricity for its local government members through pre-negotiated contracts for the supply of electricity.

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    provides services designed to support the independence and dignity of older individuals 60 years of age and above and their family caregivers.