Welcome to Harris County Precict One
Commissioner Rodney Ellis


Our Mission

Precinct One is committed to becoming a national model for delivering responsive public service that utilizes inclusive, innovative, and collaborative approaches to improve the quality of life, advance equality of opportunity, and promote the fair treatment of all people in Harris County.

Meet Commissioner Ellis

Harris County Precinct One Commissioner Rodney Ellis believes the role of government is to guarantee that everyone has the opportunity and ability to build a better future for themselves.

Commissioner Ellis is committed to bettering the lives of the people in Precinct One by providing quality and accessible services and programs while fighting for important reforms that benefit all Harris County residents. Learn More…

See Precinct One at Work

Our Priorities

Precinct One develops policies to improve quality of life while advancing equal opportunity and the fair treatment of all residents of Harris County. Learn more about Commissioners’ Court and the policy initiatives championed by Precinct One. Learn More...

Our Initiatives

Working to ensure all residents are provided the opportunity to build a better future, Precinct One is leading a number of initiatives to do just that. Learn more about projects such as Healthy Eating, the Remembrance Project and other campaigns. Learn More…

Our Improvements

Precinct One is always striving to improve our communities and is responsible for a number of road and bridge projects. The precinct also works to plan and develop capital infrastructure, such as inclusive parks, public streets, trails and other facilities. Learn More…

Our Engagement

Precinct One works with the diverse communities of the precinct to serve all residents. The constituent services andcommunity engagement teams make sure residents are informed, provided opportunities to give input, and the precinct is responsive to questions, concerns or requests. Learn More...

See what's Happening in Precinct One

Featured News

Harris County Commissioner Ellis, Flood Control District Executive Director Petersen, Others will Announce Native Seed Mix that Produces Grasses and Flowers that Reduce Storm Damage and Environmental Impacts for 13-County Region

29 Nov, 23

Harris County Commissioner Rodney Ellis, Flood Control District Executive Director Tina Petersen, agricultural scientists and seed experts will announce the Southeast Texas Native Seed Mix (SET NSM) program near a stormwater detention basin that potentially will be a test site for the native grasses and flowers. Experts will discuss seed access and applicability and will detail the benefits to environmental sustainability, storm and drought resilience, public health and the economy. The Regional Access to Native Seed Mix (RANSM) Coalition consists of elected officials, business and economic development leaders, large-parcel commercial landowners, governmental entities, public health authorities, statewide native seed growers, Texas Native Seeds Program and Natural Resources Conservation Service-Texas (NRCS-Texas).
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Low Turnout Alert! Flip the Script, Houston – Vote Early!

27 Nov, 23

Now, through Dec. 5, those registered to vote within the legal boundaries of the City of Houston can vote early in a joint runoff election that will decide the following positions: Mayor of Houston, Controller, District D, G, and H City Council positions, At-Large 1, 2, 3, and 4 City Council positions.
Please make a plan to vote in the runoff, and forward this email to a friend, family member, or neighbor and encourage them to seize the opportunity to shape our city’s future.

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Hunger, housing, and a good friend’s legacy

23 Nov, 23

While Mickey may be gone, his legacy lives on through our work. In Harris County, we are delivering hope through transformative investments in hunger and housing.
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