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Pasadena – Our City

In case of an emergency, please dial 911.


George Bush Intercontinental Airport Houston
(Domestic and International)
William P. Hobby Airport (Domestic and International)
Ellington Airport & Houston Spaceport

Emergency responders

The city of Pasadena is served by resourceful government officials who work closely with local businesses, the residential community, and police and fire officials. Help is just a phone call away through the city’s 911 system.

Pasadena Volunteer Fire Department

PVFD is the largest single-municipality volunteer fire department in the United States. Its membership includes over 200 active and 50 semi-active firefighters. The department responds to approximately 170 alarms per month within the almost 60 square miles of the city of Pasadena. PVFD is part of Channel Industries Mutual Aid organization helping to respond to the numerous petrochemical plants in the region.

City of Pasadena Fire Department
1001 E. Shaw, Ste. B-100, Pasadena, TX 77506

City of Pasadena Fire Marshall

Pasadena Police Department

The Pasadena Police Department is made up of 240 vehicles, 260 officers and 78 civilians patrolling 67 square miles, serving approximately 150,000 citizens. On average, the department responds to approximately 100,000 calls for service per year. The police station has also changed from three offices to a new more than 80,000- square-foot police station. It actively recruits new officers and provides training in its own academy.

City of Pasadena Police Department
1201 Davis St., Pasadena, TX 77506


HCA Houston Healthcare Southeast
4000 Spencer Hwy., Pasadena, TX 77504

CHI St. Luke’s Health Patients Medical Center
4600 E. Sam Houston Pkwy., South, Pasadena, TX 77505

Kindred Hospital – Bay Area
4801 E. Sam Houston Pkwy., Pasadena, TX 77505

Surgery Specialty Hospitals of America
4301 Vista Road, Pasadena, TX 77504

City of Pasadena
1149 Ellsworth Drive, Pasadena, TX 77506

City Council

Mayor Jeff A. Wagner
District A – Felipe Villareal
District B – Bruce Leamon
District C – Don Harrison
District D – Sammy Casados
District E – Cody Ray Wheeler
District F – Phil Cayten
District G – Cary Bass
District H – Thomas Schoenbein
City of Pasadena Action Line: 713-475-5555

Community Resources

American Red Cross – Bay Area: (281) 282-6039
Bay Area Council on Drugs and Alcohol: (800) 510-3111
Today’s Harbor for Children: (281) 471-9622
The Bridge Crisis Hotline: (713) 472-0753
Cenikor Foundation: (888) 236-4567
Community Pregnancy Center of Pasadena: (713) 944-1730
Innovative Alternatives: (713) 222-2525
Baker Ripley: (713) 944-9186
Pasadena Community Ministry: (713) 477-4336
Pasadena Habitat for Humanity: (713) 534-6062
Pasadena Health Center: (713) 554-1091
Poison Control Center: (800) 222-1222
Project Joy and Hope: (713) 944-6569
Salvation Army – Evangeline: (713) 920-1844
Sarah’s House: (713) 475-1480
Southeast Area Ministries (SeAM): (713) 944-0093
Unlimited Visions Aftercare, Inc.: (713) 921-2276

SCHOOL DISTRICT: 713-740-0000
1515 Cherrybrook Lane, Pasadena, TX 77502

Board of Trustees
Vickie Morgan, President
Jack Bailey, Vice President
Nelda Sullivan, Secretary
Mariselle Quijano, Assistant Secretary
Fred Roberts, Member
Marshall Kendrick, Member
Kenny Fernandez, Member
Dr. DeeAnn Powell, Superintendent

Pasadena Public Library
Fairmont Branch : 281-998-1095
Central: 713-477-0276

Pasadena cultural organizations
Armand Bayou Nature Center: (281) 474-2551
Pasadena Historical Museum: (713) 472-0565
Pasadena Little Theatre: (713) 941-1758
Pasadena Livestock Show & Rodeo: (281) 487-0240
Pasadena Philharmonic Society: (713) 941-3332
San Jacinto Day Foundation/Strawberry Festival: (281) 991-9500
San Jacinto Museum of History: (281) 479-2421
Wings Over Houston: (713) 266-4492

The Pasadena Citizen: 281-378-1920
The Houston Chronicle: 713-362-7211

Residential Services
If you have any questions regarding local utilities and city services, contact the Pasadena City Hall, 1149 Ellsworth Drive, Pasadena, TX 77506, at 713-477-1511.

Environmental Services
Pasadena Recycling Center: 713-475-7884
Pollution Control – Harris County: 713-920-2831
Sanitation Services: 713-475-7884

Electricity, Telephone, Cable and Satellite
Please refer to the business directory in the back of this publication or visit www. for an online Member Directory listing service providers.

At CenterPoint Energy, a security deposit or letter of credit from a utility company is required to obtain service. Your order will be fulfilled within three to four business days. The deposit is based on the previous quantity of gas used at the address being rented or purchased, and is conditionally refundable with interest following the 12th month of service. Residents may call 713-659-2111 or 800-752-8036, as well as visit

Trash Pick-Up
For a residential garbage pick-up schedule, please call 713-475-7884. Residents should place trash receptacles at curbside by 7:30 a.m. on their scheduled day. A sewer rehabilitation fee covers ongoing repairs to local sewer lines.

A $100 conditionally refundable deposit for a qualified co-signer/signer is required for residences without a swimming pool. A $25 connection fee and a $25 inspection fee are also mandatory. Current identification is essential, so it is necessary to apply in person. Residents may also call 713-475-5566.

Other Important City Information
Pasadena Municipal Court: 713-475-5562
1001 Shaw Ave., Pasadena, TX 77506

Birth and Death Certificates: (713) 475-5593
Building Inspections: (713) 475-5575
City Legal Department: (713) 475-5515
Animal Rescue and Assistance: (281) 991-0602
Emergency Preparedness: (713) 475-5588
Department of Public Safety (Driver’s License): (713) 473-3232
Family Service Center: (713) 472-2344
Parks & Recreation: (713) 740-7055
Pasadena Convention Center: (281) 487-4331
Post Office (Main Branch): (800) 275-8777
Better Business Bureau: (713) 868-9500
Social Security Administration: (800) 772-1213

Harris – Our County
Harris County Clerk’s Office –
Pasadena Branch: 713-274-6230
101 S. Richey, Ste. D, Pasadena, TX 77506

Harris County Commissioners: 713-755-6444
1001 Preston, Houston, TX 77002
Rodney Ellis, Precinct 1 (Houston)
Adrian Garcia, Precinct 2 (Pasadena)
Steve Radack, Precinct 3 (Houston)
R. Jack Cagle, Precinct 4 (Houston)
Harris County Constables
Alan Rosen, Precinct 1 (Houston)
Christopher Diaz, Precinct 2 (Pasadena)
Sherman Eagleton, Precinct 3 (Baytown)
Mark Herman, Precinct 4 (Spring)
Ted Heap, Precinct 5 (Houston)
Silvia R. Trevino, Precinct 6 (Houston)
May Walker, Precinct 7 (Houston)
Phil Sandlin, Precinct 8 (Pasadena)

Harris County – Important Phone Numbers
County Attorney: (713) 755-5101
County Clerk Diane Trautman: (713) 274-8600
County Judge Lina Hildago: (713) 274-7000
District Clerk Marilyn Burgess: (832) 927-5800
Justices of the Peace
Judge Delgado, Precinct 2, Place 1: 281-481-9630
Judge Risner, Precinct 2, Place 2: 713-274-6100
Judge Williamson, Precinct 8, Place 1: 281-479-6900
Judge Ditta, Precinct 8, Place 2: 281-488-8780
Marriage Licensing: 713-274-8600
Tax Assessor/Collector Ann Harris Bennett : 713-274-8008

Texas – Our state

U.S. Senators
U..S. Senator John Cornyn: (202) 224-2934
U.S. Senator Ted Cruz: (713) 718-3057

U.S. Representatives
Congressional District 29–
Congressman Sylvia Garcia: (281) 999-5879

Congressional District 36–
Congressman Brian Babin: (832) 780-0966

Texas State Senators
Texas State Senate District 6 –
Senator Carol Alvarado: 713-453-5100

Texas State Senate District 11 –
Senator Larry Taylor: 281-485-9800

Texas State Representatives
Texas State House District 128 –
Representative Briscoe Cain: (281) 420-1588

Texas State House District 129 –
Representative Dennis Paul: (281) 488-8900

Texas State House District 143 –
Christina Morales: (512) 463-0732

Texas State House District 144 –
Representative Mary Ann Perez: (713) 740-8153