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New Flood Czar Steve Costello Answers Your Questions

Earlier this month, during his first State of the City speech — and on the heels of catastrophic flooding in mid-April — Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner appointed former city council member Steven Costello as the city’s “flood czar.” Costello hopes the city’s “Rebuild Houston” infrastructure program can help address flooding. We find out how and […]

Steve Costello Mayoral CandidateEarlier this month, during his first State of the City speech — and on the heels of catastrophic flooding in mid-April — Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner appointed former city council member Steven Costello as the city’s "flood czar."

Costello hopes the city’s "Rebuild Houston" infrastructure program can help address flooding.

We find out how and welcome your questions for Steve Costello as we learn about what he’s working on in these very early days in his new role and how he’ll put his experience as a civil engineer to use in his work.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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