Community Services

Heritage Plaza in Downtown Longview, Texas

The Community Services Department includes the Office of Carts and Culture, Partners in Prevention, Housing, and Community Development.

Within Community Services Administration, oversight is provided to the Operational Departments, supporting assigned Boards, Commissions and Task Forces including The Cultural Arts and Activities Commission and that grant process to area Arts And Culture Groups, the Mayor’s Task Force on Passenger Rail, the Texas Eagle Marketing and Performance Organization (both associated with the Historic Longview Depot,) the Longview Arboretum and Nature Center and other related community organizations.  Community Relations is charged with promoting, encouraging and facilitating citizen participation in the enhancement, expansion and delivery of municipal services.