Items filtered by date: September 2017

Harvey was a hurricane of historic proportions, but Houstonians turned to modern-day communications to stay informed and connected throughout the storm and recovery. 

Houston Public Library stepped up to offer temporary free childcare for employees.

Thursday, 21 September 2017 15:15

In Memoriam: Joseph “Junior” Dowell

Joseph Dowell, a temporary PWE facilities maintenance employee, perished in Harvey’s floodwaters.

Thursday, 21 September 2017 14:58

In Memoriam: Sergeant Steve Perez

The Houston Police Department lost Sergeant Steve Perez, a 34-year veteran, to Hurricane Harvey’s floodwaters.

HR Director Jane Cheeks has seen what employees at all levels mean to emergency rescue and long-term response to historic flooding.