Sworn in to office in January 2014, Council member Michael Kubosh is an At Large Council Member that covers the entire City of Houston. There are five (5) At Large Positions and he holds At Large Position #3.
For the past 20 years Council Member Kubosh has been involved in the Bail Bond Business in the City of Houston and Harris County. He has served on the Harris County Bail Bond board as the representative for the Bondsman of Harris County. He currently serves as a Director of the State Bail Bond Organization (Professional Bondsman of Texas). Council Member Kubosh is married and has been a Foster Parent and is an Adoptive Parent. He has a large family with five (5) children and 16 Grand Children and one (1) Great Grandson.
Council Member Kubosh led the Citizens Against Red Light Campaign. This campaign was successful in the Charter Amendment that prohibits the use of Red Light Cameras in the City of Houston. He led the petition drive to stop the City from criminalizing the feeding of the Hungry in Houston. Council Member Kubosh now serves on City Council and is a voice of the People for transparency. He believes that the Citizens have the right to know what is going on in City Government and believes that the communication to the public should be in simple and plain words without the use of acronyms that confuse the Citizens.
Council Member Kubosh believes in City Government providing CORE services of Police, Fire & Emergency Services, Water & Sewer, Trash pickup to its Citizens. City Government has gotten involved in many other NON-CORE services projects. The City has created Local Government Corporations that has kept council from the day to day operational oversight.
Council Member Kubosh believes that the City should not spend more money than it brings in from taxpayers. There must be accountability and restraint on spending and taxing. He is working hard to protect the citizens from overspending.