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Posted on: February 3, 2014

Council Connection for Monday, Feb. 3

At its regularly scheduled meeting held on Monday, Feb. 3, 2014, City Council received a quarterly investment report, approved a private school’s request to build a new facility on the first of two readings and authorized... Read on...

Posted on: January 6, 2014

Council Connection for Monday, Jan. 6

At its first regularly scheduled meeting held on Monday, Jan. 6, City Council swore in members of the tax increment reinvestment zones, authorized construction improvements for the Mustang Bayou Water Plant and authorized a... Read on...

Posted on: August 8, 2013

Council Connection for Monday, Aug. 5

During its regularly scheduled meeting held on Monday, Aug. 5, City Council recognized a former Member, proclaimed August “Drowning Impact Awareness Month” and administered oaths of office to new boards, committees and... Read on...

Posted on: July 8, 2013

Council Connection for Monday, July 1

During its regularly scheduled meeting held on Monday, July 1, City Council welcomed a new Member, elected a Mayor Pro Tem and approved an ordinance on the second and final reading to rezone approximately 30-acres of land... Read on...

Posted on: November 7, 2012

Council Connection for Monday, Nov. 5

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During its regularly scheduled meeting held on Monday, Nov. 5, City... Read on...

Posted on: June 4, 2012

Council Connection for Monday, June 4

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At its regularly scheduled meeting held on Monday, June 4, City Council Members recognized two... Read on...


Current City Projects

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Posted on: July 18, 2012

Major Reconstruction Two Area Bridges

The road to revitalization is under way for two major Missouri City bridges.

The existing El Dorado Bridge over Stafford Run, located at Quail Valley Golf Course, is currently being removed due to its aging structure. A... Read on...

Posted on: June 13, 2012

Regional Water Treatment Plant Begins Service to Customers

After an unprecedented level of cooperation among 40 Government and private sector groups that partnered with Missouri City, the City's new $53 million Regional Water Treatment Plant was toasted with water from the... Read on...

Posted on: June 13, 2012

City Centre at Quail Valley

Council members approved naming the new Community Center at the Quail Valley Golf Course as the City Centre at Quail Valley. The facility is nearing completion. The City Centre at Quail Valley features a 300-seat banquet... Read on...

Posted on: June 13, 2012

City Council Approves Newpoint Estates Annexation

Missouri City has welcomed additional homeowners into the community after Council Members voted recently to annex portions of Newpoint Estates that were not within the City limits and not within the city limits of Arcola... Read on...


Happening in Missouri City

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Posted on: March 16, 2014

City to Host Spring Garage Sale 4/26

From 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 26, Missouri City residents are invited to the City Hall Complex, 1522 Texas Pkwy., for the 2014 Spring Garage Sale. This is a free event for those wishing to browse and make... Read on...

Posted on: March 16, 2014

Drug “Take Back” Day; 4/26

What: Drug “Take Back” Day: The City will again partner with the Drug Enforcement Administration to accept unwanted medication free of charge, providing residents the opportunity to safely dispose of their... Read on...

Posted on: March 16, 2014

City to Host Trip to Schulenburg 4/29

From 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, April 29, Missouri City will host a Senior Field Trip to Schulenburg, Texas, to treat participants on a tour of the city’s famous painted churches.

Missouri City seniors who participate... Read on...

Posted on: March 26, 2014

City to Host Doubles Tennis Tournament

Missouri City is set to serve up its Second Annual Doubles Tennis Tournament on May 24 and May 25 at the Recreation & Tennis Center, 2701 Cypress Point Dr.

Matches will begin at 8 a.m. each day, entry is $30 per person... Read on...

Register for the Tournament Today
Posted on: March 1, 2014

Answer the Call & Add Your Voice

Missouri City’s Citizen Survey is ongoing and more resident responses are encouraged as the study will provide Staff valuable feedback on a wide variety of programs and services.

Conducted via phone by Creative Consumer... Read on...

Posted on: April 3, 2014

Elkins HS to Host Blood Drive 4/10

What: Elkins High School Blood Replacement Drive for student Hector Iglesias

When: Thursday, April 10; from 7:15 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: Elkins High School (Girls Gym);... Read on...

Posted on: March 16, 2014

Seniors Invited to Breakfast & Bingo

From 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Wednesday, April 16, Missouri City will host another popular Breakfast & Bingo event at the Recreation & Tennis Center, 2701 Cypress Point Dr.

Breakfast & Bingo is a program for senior... Read on...

Posted on: March 29, 2014

Fort Bend County Candidate Forum 4/3

What: Fort Bend County Candidate Forum—City and School Board Elections; hosted by the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce.

When: Thursday, April 3; 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.:
*11 a.m.:... Read on...

See registration and attendance fees
Posted on: March 27, 2014

HCC Missouri City Campus Open House

What: Houston Community College Open House. Representatives will answer questions about enrollment, financial aid, testing, the High School Dual Credit Program and counseling and advising.

When... Read on...

Posted on: March 15, 2014

Missouri City Police & Fire Academy 4/8

Missouri City’s Citizens’ Police & Fire Academy begins Tuesday, April 8 and offers a “behind-the-scenes” view of the dangers firefighters and police officers face on the job. The free, six-week program is open to residents... Read on...

Posted on: February 20, 2014

Help Keep Missouri City Clean & Green

Missouri City’s dedication to its appearance and beautification is a subject of pride for residents and stakeholders. Public and private partnerships have resulted in Missouri City earning many honors, including being... Read on...

Posted on: March 17, 2014

Bond Referendum Town Hall Meetings

In keeping with the City’s goal of promoting transparency and public engagement, Missouri City will host two Bond Referendum Information Town Hall meetings:

Tuesday, March... Read on...

Posted on: March 16, 2014

Non-Emergency Offices Closed 3/20; 11a

All non-emergency City Hall Offices will be closed on Thursday, March 20, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for an Employee Recognition Committee team event. This includes:

Posted on: March 12, 2014

Missouri City, FBISD to host Student Career Day March 26

From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, March 26, the City of Missouri City will continue its commitment to fostering student development and partner with the Fort Bend Independent School District to host a special Student... Read on...

Posted on: March 16, 2014

City to host Senior Bingo Night 3/27

WHAT: Missouri City will once again opens its doors to all area seniors for another exciting Senior Bingo Night. Refreshments and bingo will be served up for all senior citizens age 50 and older. Residents... Read on...

Posted on: March 5, 2014

City to Host “Camp Pennies: Change for Change” To Support Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Youth Program

From March 10-14, Missouri City will be hosting “Camp Pennies: Change for Change,” a series of action-packed afternoon activities designed to raise awareness and funds for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Youth Program:... Read on...

Posted on: March 5, 2014

City to Host Spring Break Tennis Camp

Missouri City will host a Spring Break Tennis Camp from March 10 to March 13 at the Recreation and Tennis Center, located at 2701 Cypress Point Dr. Instructors will be providing both Developmental Camps for beginners and a... Read on...

Posted on: March 5, 2014

City to Host Rice University’s Renowned Demographer, Dr. Steve Murdock

Missouri City is pleased to welcome Dr. Steve H. Murdock, the Allyn R. and Gladys M. Cline Professor of Sociology at Rice University, for this month’s Leadership Luncheon presentation on Thursday, March 13, at 11:30 a.m. at... Read on...

Posted on: February 28, 2014

Statewide Warrant Roundup 3/1-8

Starting tomorrow, Saturday March 1, and continuing until Saturday, March 8, Missouri City will take part in a Statewide Warrant Roundup to allow defendants to settle their fines without going to jail.

Extended hours... Read on...

Posted on: February 25, 2014

Severe Weather Awareness Week 3/2-8

Throughout the most recent winter months, Missouri City citizens have experienced record lows, unusually frequent icy weather and dangerous road conditions. As the weather continues to surprise and keep residents guessing,... Read on...

Posted on: February 20, 2014

City Partners With AccessHealth For Community Softball Tournament

As Missouri City’s growth increases in various sectors such as business development and health services, partnerships with community advocates and leaders continues to be an ongoing priority. On March 8, 2014, Missouri City... Read on...

Posted on: February 19, 2014

Council Members Approve Ordinance

At their Monday, Feb. 17, Regular Meeting, Missouri City Council Members voted 5-2 to approve an ordinance that places four bond propositions on the May 10, 2014, general election ballot. Following multiple meetings with... Read on...

Posted on: February 19, 2014

Citizens Encouraged to “Go Green” 2/22

On Saturday, Feb. 22, from 10 a.m. to noon, Missouri City is inviting citizens to “Go Green” this winter at a special tree planting event alongside the Oyster Creek Trail. Missouri City will once again continue its... Read on...

Posted on: February 19, 2014

Community Garden Sowing Project 2/22

WHAT: Missouri City Organic Community Garden Sowing (Slowing Obesity with Investment in Nutritional Gardening) Project

Volunteers are needed to help with the first stages of the City’s new Organic... Read on...

Posted on: January 9, 2013

Eagle Scout Beautifies Fire Station 4

As one of the most diverse cities in the nation, Missouri City is home to a multitude of spoken languages. While the City’s diversity has made it an attractive location for international families, language barriers do arise,... Read on...

Posted on: January 21, 2014

Missouri Couple Wins Top Honors

For years, Missouri City beautification projects have been a top City Staff priority. From Parks and Recreation to Planning to GIS, Staff has dedicated their time to providing Missouri City residents with the best and most... Read on...

Posted on: January 9, 2014

Texas Parkway Widening Project

WHAT: The Texas Department of Transportation will manage the Texas Parkway Widening project that will involve specified areas of Texas Parkway being expanded from two lanes to four, the installation of a... Read on...

Posted on: January 13, 2014

Attention Seniors Breakfast & Bingo

Attention all Missouri City Seniors! On Thursday, Feb. 13, from 9:30 a.m. – 11 a.m., the City will once again host its popular and always exciting Breakfast & Bingo event at the Recreation and Tennis Center, 2701 Cypress... Read on...

Posted on: January 28, 2014

Community Garden Town Hall Meeting

On Tuesday, Feb. 11, at 6 p.m., Missouri City Staff and representatives from Men for Change will partner with Aetna to host a Community Garden Town Hall meeting at the Missouri City Recreation and Tennis Center, 2701 Cypress... Read on...

Posted on: January 29, 2014

Missouri City is Going "Red for Women"

During February 3rd – February 7th, the City of Missouri City will be participating and hosting events for “Go Red for Women”.

Heart Disease is the No. 1 killer of women (www.goredforwomen.org). We would like for you,... Read on...

Posted on: January 13, 2014

[UPDATE] 18th Annual Dad & Daughter Dance Will Be Held In Community Center

Due to forecasted inclement weather on Saturday, Feb. 8, Missouri City officials have moved the 18th Annual Dad & Daughter Dance indoors to the Community Center in the City Hall complex, 1522 Texas Pkwy. The... Read on...

Posted on: January 15, 2014

Free Mah-Jongg Class; Feb. 6

On Thursday, Feb. 6, at 1 p.m., Missouri City residents hoping to learn an exciting new game are invited to join City Staff for Mah-Jongg: 101, a free introductory course on the popular Chinese game.

Come learn the... Read on...

Posted on: January 28, 2014

Non-Emergency Offices Set to Reopen Jan. 29

Although rain mixed with freezing rain may still be falling around parts of Missouri City, weather forecasters anticipate precipitation moving out of the area this afternoon. Unless weather conditions deteriorate this... Read on...

Posted on: January 27, 2014

Non-Emergency Offices Closed On Jan. 28

Missouri City will close all non-emergency offices on Tuesday, Jan. 28, due to forecasted inclement weather. This includes:

  • City Hall, 1522 Texas Pkwy.
  • Inspections & Permits, 1522... Read on...

Posted on: January 25, 2014

Senior Breakfast & Bingo; Feb. 13

Attention all Missouri City Seniors! On Thursday, Feb. 13, from 9:30 a.m. – 11 a.m., the City will once again host its popular and always exciting Breakfast & Bingo event at the Recreation and Tennis Center, 2701 Cypress... Read on...

Posted on: January 25, 2014

Free Fishing Clinic At Community Park

On Saturday, Jan. 25, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Community Park, area residents 16 and younger will be able to learn fishing basics at Missouri City’s free Fishing Clinic!

Equipment, bait and lunch will be provided for all... Read on...

Posted on: January 24, 2014

[UPDATE] Previously Closed Area Overpasses Have Been Reopened

Area Overpasses at Texas Parkway, Highway 6, 90A, Fort Bend Parkway and Trammel Fresno at Fort Bend Parkway Have Been Reopened to Traffic.

Posted on: January 24, 2014

Area Overpasses Closed Due to Weather

Missouri City Staff has coordinated with TxDOT to close overpasses at Texas Parkway and Highway 90A, and at Highway 6 and the Fort Bend Parkway due to ice. City workers have also closed an overpass on Trammel Fresno at the... Read on...

Posted on: January 23, 2014

Non-Emergency Offices To Open at 10a

Given the extreme weather forecasters predict for Friday, Jan. 24, Missouri City’s non-emergency offices will have a delayed opening at 10 a.m.

Before 10 a.m., residents who have questions about City services and... Read on...

Posted on: January 17, 2014

Non-Emergency City Offices Closed 1/20

All non-emergency City Hall Offices will be closed on Monday, Jan. 20 in observance of Martin Luther King Day. This includes:

  • City Hall, 1522 Texas Pkwy.
  • Inspections & Permits, 1522... Read on...

Posted on: January 15, 2014

Eagle Scout Beautifies Fire Station 4

As one of the most diverse cities in the nation, Missouri City is home to a multitude of spoken languages. While the City’s diversity has made it an attractive location for international families, language barriers do arise,... Read on...

Posted on: January 9, 2014

Citizens’ University 2014 Set for Jan. 23

For the second year in a row, Missouri City will be opening its doors and inviting residents to participate in an expanded Citizens’ University. This year’s participants will not only meet with Staff members during 10... Read on...

Posted on: January 9, 2014

HCC Hosting Enrollment Drive

Houston Community College Southwest’s Missouri City Campus is offering prospective students an exciting incentive for the spring semester: Until Jan. 17, everyone who registers at HCC’s Missouri City Campus will be entered... Read on...

Posted on: January 7, 2014

Chief Joel Fitzgerald Leaves Legacy of Leadership; Succeeded by Interim Chief Mike Berezin

Leaving a formidable legacy of leadership, Police Chief Joel Fitzgerald is moving on from the “Show Me City” to continue his career as Chief of Police in Allentown, Pennsylvania. During his 4 1/2-year tenure, Fitzgerald has... Read on...

Posted on: December 27, 2013

2013 Holiday Collection Schedule

City's Solid Waste Program

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Posted on: November 5, 2013

City Designates Solid Waste Provider

Effective Feb. 1, Missouri City Council Members authorized Republic Services to be the exclusive solid waste provider for all commercial customers located within City limits (Ordinance No. O-12-47). The... Read on...

Posted on: October 8, 2013

Missouri City Tax Rate Increase Notice

The City of Missouri City adopted a tax rate that will raise more taxes for maintenance and operations than last year’s tax rate.

The tax rate will effectively be raised by 8.00 percent and will raise taxes for... Read on...

Posted on: December 6, 2013

Snowfest Parade CANCELLED Due to Cold Temperatures, Rain; Festival Still Held

Due to inclement weather, Missouri City has cancelled the annual Snowfest Parade that was scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 7, at 9 a.m. Harsh rains, wind and cold weather are expected to hit the Missouri City area later this... Read on...

Posted on: November 15, 2013

"Show Me City's" 30th Annual Snowfest

On Friday, Dec. 6 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Missouri City will be hosting its 30th annual Snowfest Festival in the City Hall Complex for citizens looking for a fun and exciting way to kick off the holiday season.

After more... Read on...

Posted on: November 26, 2013

First Annual “Show Me City Ride of Pride”

Continuing its commitment to quality community programs, Missouri City, in partnership with State Senator Rodney Ellis, is set to host its First Annual “Show Me City Ride of Pride” on Sunday, Dec. 1 from 7 a.m. to noon... Read on...

Posted on: November 26, 2013

Thanksgiving Holiday Hours

All non-emergency City Hall Offices will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 28 and Friday, Nov. 29 for the Thanksgiving holiday.

This includes:

Posted on: November 15, 2013

Operation Thanksgiving-Stuff the Squad Car and Fire Truck!

Community unity will shine through again this year in the “Show Me City” as citizens and the City partner to assist families in need during the holiday season. One of the City’s most popular charitable events is entering its... Read on...

Posted on: November 5, 2013

City To Conduct a Citizen Survey

Starting today—Monday, Nov. 4 to Monday, Nov. 25, Missouri City will be conducting a 2013 Citizen Survey. Conducted via phone by Creative Consumer Research, the survey will compile resident feedback on a wide variety of City... Read on...

Posted on: October 3, 2013

City Launches Design Competition

Missouri City has launched a Veterans Memorial design competition, seeking concepts for a “timeless and iconic” structure to be built in one of the City’s parks.

“The future Memorial will honor veterans from the past,... Read on...

Posted on: October 9, 2013

Drug “Take Back” Day, Oct. 26

Missouri City residents will have the opportunity to safely dispose of their expired, unused or unwanted prescription drugs at the City’s Drug “Take Back Day” on Saturday, Oct. 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The City will be... Read on...

Posted on: October 7, 2013

Bond Exploratory Committee Meeting

Since January, a Bond Exploratory Committee comprised of citizens citywide has met to discuss proposed projects for a potential May, 2014 referendum, including infrastructure improvements for roads, bridges and sidewalks,... Read on...

Posted on: October 2, 2013

City Council to Consider Tax Increase

In late June, Missouri City Council Members unanimously adopted a $35,467,160 fiscal year 2014 General Fund Budget, a conservative financial plan with progressive measures that will keep the City on a clear path toward... Read on...

Posted on: September 23, 2013

2nd Annual Open House on Oct. 5; 9a-1p

Missouri City’s Bravest are set to host their Second Annual Fire & Rescue Services Open House on Saturday, Oct. 5 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Fire Station 1, 3849 Cartwright Rd.

The theme of this year’s fire prevention... Read on...

Posted on: August 14, 2013

Citizens Set to Celebrate 30th Annual National Night Out on Tue., Oct. 1

Community unity will be on display citywide on Tuesday, Oct. 1, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., as residents across... Read on...

Posted on: September 17, 2013

Second Annual “Team Clean” Day 9/20

Continuing its “Team Clean” go-green initiative for the second consecutive year, Missouri City employees will again join forces this year and dedicate Friday, Sept. 20 to organizing their work areas and disposing of old... Read on...

Posted on: September 11, 2013

Notice of Public Hearing 9/19, 9/23

The City of Missouri City will hold two public hearings on a proposal to increase total tax revenues from properties on the tax roll in the preceding tax year by 7.21 percent (percentage by which proposed tax rate exceeds... Read on...

Posted on: September 6, 2013

City To Increase Mosquito Spraying

To take a bite out of the pesky mosquito populations, which have increased recently due to hot temperatures and rain, Missouri City has scheduled extra spray days.

In addition to every Thursday, the City will spray all... Read on...

Posted on: September 5, 2013

Severe Weather Spotter Training Oct. 10

On Thursday, October 10, 2013 the Houston-Galveston National Weather Service Office in conjunction with the Fort Bend County Office of Emergency Management and Missouri City will hold a free SKYWARN™ training session.... Read on...

Posted on: July 29, 2013

Niagara Bottling Opens for Business

Niagara Bottling, LLC , the largest family-owned, private-label manufacturer of bottled water in the United States, and the City of Missouri City hosted an invitation-only Grand Opening and Open House at the company’s newly... Read on...

Posted on: July 8, 2013

Rec and Tennis Center New Hours

To provide citizens, members and visitors extended hours to enjoy fitness fun, Missouri City’s Recreation and Tennis Center has implemented new operating hours. The Center, located at 2701 Cypress Point Dr., now closes one... Read on...

Posted on: July 29, 2013

City Partners with AccessHealth & Fort Bend County for "Back-to-School" Event

WHAT: Missouri City Staff Members and Fort Bend County are partnering with AccessHealth to host an annual health fair and backpack giveaway to area youth. Participants will receive school immunizations,... Read on...

Posted on: August 15, 2013

August is Drowning Prevention Awareness Month; Keep Your Family Safe

As families enjoy this season of summer fun, Missouri City Fire & Rescue Services reminds residents that August is “Drowning Impact Awareness Month” and has launched a public safety initiative to educate citizens on the... Read on...

Posted on: July 8, 2013

Winners of Tennis Tournament Announced

A total of 42 tennis enthusiasts braved the sweltering heat to compete in the First Annual Doubles Tennis Tournament held at Missouri City’s Recreation and Tennis Center, 2701 Cypress Point Drive, on June 28 through June 30.... Read on...

Posted on: June 25, 2013

Missouri City's 4th of July Celebration

4th of July

Missouri City invites citizens and families across the region to come and celebrate the 4th of... Read on...

Posted on: June 24, 2013

Lightning Safety Awareness Week

The capricious nature of thunderstorms makes them extremely dangerous; however, following proven lightning safety guidelines can reduce your risk of injury or death. You are ultimately responsible for your personal safety.... Read on...

Posted on: May 6, 2013

Code Enforcement to Conduct Sweeps

As part of the City’s goal to protect property values and help keep our community one of America’s best, Code sweeps will continue this year throughout all neighborhoods.

From June 1 to June 30, Code Enforcement... Read on...

Posted on: June 18, 2013

El Dorado Bridge Grand Opening 6/19

WHAT: El Dorado Bridge Grand Opening—all residents are encouraged to attend

WHEN: Wednesday, June 19; 6 p.m.

WHERE: Park in the lot of the City Centre at Quail Valley;... Read on...

Posted on: April 17, 2013

City Launches Official City Facebook Page

The Show Me City’s newest social media presence—an all-encompassing official City Facebook page, www.facebook.com/MissouriCityTX —has been... Read on...

Posted on: June 5, 2013

2013 Missouri City Juneteenth Festivities

Building on a decade of bonds created through unity with the community, the Missouri City Juneteenth Celebration Foundation is set to embark on its 11th year with a focus on—Family First!

“We welcome residents, businesses... Read on...

Posted on: April 23, 2013

Police Department Partnering With DEA

To help cap the abuse of prescription drugs and the improper disposal of the medicines, the Missouri City Police Department is partnering with Drug Enforcement Administration Agents on Saturday, April 27 to help residents... Read on...

Posted on: August 7, 2012

What’s Up with Missouri City?

The City of Missouri City is opening its doors and inviting residents to meet those in charge, ask questions and share their opinions. The brand new Missouri City Citizens University—a free 8-session program to be held one... Read on...

Posted on: August 10, 2012

Niagara Bottling Plant Brings Jobs

Niagara, the second largest bottled water company in the United States, is constructing a new facility, this time in Fort Bend County. The company will break ground on a vertically integrated manufacturing and distribution... Read on...

Posted on: August 8, 2012

Grand Opening

Missouri City reached a momentous milestone recently as citizens, business owners, dignitaries and police officers welcomed the first... Read on...

Posted on: July 31, 2012

Missouri City Solid Waste Update

Five Percent Fee to be Assessed. Based on key fiscal management guidelines outlined in Missouri City’s Fiscal Year 2013 General Fund Budget, a 5 percent solid waste franchise fee will be assessed to all... Read on...

Posted on: July 18, 2012

New Police Mini-Station

Extending its citizen outreach partnership programs, the Missouri City Police Department will open the doors of its first community Mini-Station at 1703-A Texas Pkwy. on Saturday, Aug. 4.

A grand-opening ceremony will be... Read on...

Posted on: August 2, 2012

A Commitment to Community

A Missouri City couple has flip-flopped the popular money doesn’t grow on trees idiom, putting their dollars at the root of a plan to help cultivate a more affluent tree populous in the city they’ve called home for 23 years... Read on...

Posted on: July 18, 2012

Major Reconstruction for 2 Bridges

The road to revitalization is under way for two major Missouri City bridges.

The existing El Dorado Bridge over Stafford Run, located at Quail Valley Golf Course, is currently being removed due to its aging structure. A... Read on...

Posted on: July 19, 2012

Prepare for a Hurricane

Don’t forget: It’s still hurricane season! Even though there has been no significant activity yet this year in the Gulf Coast, a storm could hit at any time.

While many of you are hustling and bustling to prepare your... Read on...

Posted on: July 18, 2012

Recreation and Tennis Grand Opening

Wow! Wonderful! Awesome! Impressive! Those were just a few of the words used to describe Missouri City’s new Recreation and Tennis Center at the facility’s Grand Opening Ribbon-Cutting ceremony held on Saturday, July 14.... Read on...

Posted on: July 19, 2012

Vietnamese Delegation Visit

Economic development was the center of attention in Missouri City recently during a dialogue with senior Vietnamese officials and dignitaries on the diversity of business opportunities available locally.

Mayor Allen Owen,... Read on...

Posted on: July 9, 2012

Thousands enjoy 4th of July!

About 2,000 people enjoyed pony rides, mechanical bulls, dancing to the upbeat tunes of a DJ, lots of delicious food, and of course, a spectacular fireworks display at Missouri City’s 28th annual 4th of July Celebration. An... Read on...

Posted on: June 5, 2012

Tips for Hurricane Season

Being in the dark is an uncomfortable feeling, in more ways than one, when it’s Hurricane Season.

The useful tips below about gathering pertinent information will help enlighten and prepare you for unpredictable... Read on...

Posted on: June 5, 2012

Be Prepared for Hurricane Season

Texas weather is unpredictable, but the way you stay informed of it doesn’t have to be.

Missouri City’s newly-redesigned website, Read on...

Posted on: June 5, 2012

METRO Seeks Resident Feedback

WHAT: METRO US90A Southwest Rail Corridor Public Meeting

WHEN: Thursday, June 7, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

WHERE: 1432 Texas Pkwy. (Together We Stand Christian Church)

CLARIFICATION: Missouri City is not hosting... Read on...

Posted on: June 12, 2012

Police & Fire Academy Graduates 27 Residents

A total of 27 Missouri City residents graduated from the 26th Annual Police & Fire Academy with a spaghetti dinner at the Community Center on Texas Parkway attended by Mayor Allen Owen and Council members Robin Elackatt,... Read on...

Posted on: June 12, 2012

Police & Fire Auxiliary Raises $24,000

The Annual Police and Fire Auxiliary Fundraiser proved to be a big success again this year, with approximately $24,000 raised at the event held last month. Festivities included dinner, live and silent auctions and... Read on...

Posted on: May 14, 2012

Redesigned MissouriCityReady.com

Hurricane Season begins on June 1 and if a storm strikes, Missouri City is ready to respond.

To weather a disaster, our first responders encourage you to plan and prepare before a hurricane or tornado hits so that you’ll... Read on...

Posted on: April 30, 2012

Gang Awareness Class

On May 15, the Missouri City Police Department is holding a Gang Awareness and Auto Theft/Burglary Prevention class from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Community Center, 1522 Texas Parkway. There is no charge to attend. You will... Read on...

Posted on: May 8, 2012

City Hall Closed May 11, 1-5 p.m.

All non-emergency City Hall Offices will be closed on Friday, May 11, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. in honor of Public Service Recognition Week.

This includes:
*City Hall Front Lobby *Inspections &... Read on...

Posted on: April 26, 2012

State of the City: The Movie

Missouri City Mayor Allen Owen went from the “big office” to the big screen on April 25, presenting his “State of the City” address to nearly 300 people who gathered at the Star Cinema Grill on Highway 6. Read on...

Posted on: April 18, 2012

Redistricting Public Hearing

The City Council encourages participation in the redistricting process. A public hearing will be held on the City’s proposed redistricting plan.

According to the 2010 Census data, the City’s councilmember districts are... Read on...

Posted on: April 18, 2012

Volunteers Needed for Cleanup

The “Show Me City’” is looking for some dedicated civic groups, community leaders and volunteers for this year’s “Great American Cleanup” as part of our City’s efforts to maintain our designation as one of the best places to... Read on...

Posted on: April 18, 2012

Sustainable Development Meeting

What: Public Meeting to receive resident input on the Houston Galveston Regional Plan for Sustainable Development.

Experts predict that 4 million new residents will make the Houston Galveston region their home over the... Read on...

Posted on: April 18, 2012

State of the City: The Movie

A screening of “Missouri City State of the City: The Movie,” featuring Mayor Allen Owen, will be screened at 11:30 a.m. on April 25 at a luncheon at Star Cinema Grill, 4811 Highway 6 South, Missouri City.

Hosted by the... Read on...

Posted on: March 26, 2012

Warrant Roundup Nets $163,603

During the recent Great Texas Warrant Roundup, some Missouri City residents learned that crime—even the minor type—doesn’t pay.

In its fifth year participating in the statewide initiative, Missouri City cleared 400... Read on...

Posted on: March 29, 2012

Parks & Rec Awards

Missouri City’s Parks & Recreation Department continues to garner impressive awards for innovative projects and exceptional employees. During the March 19 City Council meeting, Recreation Superintendent Shane Mize was... Read on...

Posted on: March 26, 2012

Municipal Court Closed March 30 at Noon

Missouri City’s Municipal Court will close at noon this Friday, March 30, and will not be open on Monday, April 2, to accommodate software upgrades that will enhance customer service and improve overall operations.... Read on...

Posted on: March 28, 2012

Egg Palooza and Spring Garage Sale

If your family is looking forward to some Spring fun or preparing for Spring cleaning, make plans to attend two of Missouri City’s most popular community events.

The first Egg Palooza will roll into Community Park on... Read on...

Posted on: March 8, 2012

2011 Public Safety Report

Intelligence-led strategies, community partnerships and prevention programs have helped the Missouri City Police Department significantly reduce crime citywide for the second consecutive year.

The public safety... Read on...

Posted on: March 5, 2012

Missouri City Most Diversified

“Middle class Americans looking to purchase homes find Missouri City an appealing choice because of its immediate proximity to Houston, its strong economic and job growth, low crime rate, excellent schools, affordable... Read on...

Posted on: February 8, 2012

City Warrant Roundup

Missouri City will soon take part in a Statewide Warrant Roundup, allowing offenders to settle their fines without going to jail. Payments will be accepted in person, by phone and online beginning Feb. 11 until March 4.... Read on...

Posted on: February 6, 2012

Oyster Creek Trail Expands

The “Show Me City” is proud to announce the ribbon-cutting ceremony for Phase II of the Oyster Creek Trail revitalization project. The community event will be held on Thursday, Feb. 9 at noon at the entrance of the new phase... Read on...

Posted on: February 8, 2012

Public Hearing on CDBG Funding

On Monday, Feb. 13 at 6 p.m. in the Council Chambers, Missouri City invites all residents to attend a public hearing on the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program... Read on...

Posted on: February 3, 2012

Hightower Hurricanes Honored

The “Show Me City” recognized Hightower High School’s football team, the Hurricanes,

for reaching the Class 5A Division I Finals at the City Council meeting held on Tues., Jan. 17. Following a winning regular season,... Read on...

Posted on: January 19, 2012

New Paved Bike and Pedestrian Pathway

Oyster Creek Trail, an outdoor pathway for exercise enthusiasts who want to enjoy a scenic hike, bike, walk or jog in the “Show Me City”, recently received a $250,000 upgrade.

The 2.6 mile path now includes a paved bike... Read on...

Posted on: November 23, 2011

Special Police Department Ceremony

In a special ceremony held at the Missouri City Community Center on Nov. 15, the Police Department honored officers who were promoted and recognized several recent hires, including members of the new Burglary and Auto Theft... Read on...

Posted on: October 25, 2011

Stuff the Squad Car on Nov. 19

Missouri City residents are invited to come out and share their generous spirit of giving again at this year’s 3rd annual “Operation Thanksgiving-Stuff the Squad Car!” on Saturday, Nov. 19 from 8 a.m. until noon in the... Read on...

Posted on: October 19, 2011

New Assistant Fire Chief Named

Missouri City Fire & Rescue Service is adding extensive leadership, government and... Read on...

Posted on: October 24, 2011

Second FM 1092 Public Meeting on Nov. 3

What: Second public forum for the FM 1092/Murphy Road Access Management Study conducted by the Houston-Galveston Area Council, in association with Missouri City and the Texas Department of Transportation.

When: Thursday,... Read on...


Roadway Construction

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Posted on: January 24, 2014

Area Overpasses Closed Due to Weather Texas Pkwy, Hwy6, 90A and Ft Bend Pkwy

Missouri City Staff has coordinated with TxDOT to close overpasses at Texas Parkway and Highway 90A, and at Highway 6 and the Fort Bend Parkway due to ice. City workers have also closed an overpass on Trammel Fresno at the... Read on...

Posted on: October 10, 2013

Road Closure-5th Street from Bull Lane to Orchard Street

Starting today (Oct. 10, 2013) until tomorrow afternoon, 5th Street from Bull Lane to Orchard Street will be closed for asphalt repairs; please travel along alternate routes. We appreciate your patience during this roadway... Read on...

Posted on: September 27, 2013

Dulles Avenue/Austin Parkway & SH 6 Intersection

Beginning Monday, September 30, 2013, Dulles Avenue/Austin Parkway & SH 6 Intersection will be closed during the evening hours of 9:00 PM to 5:00AM. The work is to repair sections of the Dulles Ave/Austin Parkway roads where... Read on...

Posted on: September 22, 2013

Adams Street & 5th Street Reconstruction Projects

Starting Sept. 23, Fort Bend County and City crews will begin working on the roadway reconstruction project of Adams Street from Texas Parkway to Kirkwood Drive and of 5th Street from Texas Parkway to Bull Lane. During the... Read on...

Posted on: August 20, 2013

Fort Bend Parkway Extension - Knight Road Closure

Beginning Friday, August 23 at 8:00 p.m. through Monday, August 26 at 5:00 a.m., Knight Road will be closed for construction of the Fort Bend Parkway extension. We apologize for any travel delays this project may cause and... Read on...

Posted on: May 29, 2013

Lane Closure at Highway 6 North of the Township

One lane is closed at Highway 6 north of The Township due to a spill on the roadway. Travel delays should be expected. Updates will be provided as soon as possible.

Posted on: May 7, 2013

Lane Closure on Sienna Parkway-North of Watts Plantation in Northbound Lanes

Due to a sinkhole forming along the edge of the roadway on Sienna Parkway from a boring operation by the contractor for the Fort Bend Parkway construction, it was necessary for the contractor to close down the outside lane... Read on...

Posted on: May 30, 2012

Flashing Yellow Arrow Installed at Two Intersections

Attention motorists! A flashing yellow arrow has been installed at the intersections of Murphy Road and Lexington Boulevard and the intersection of Murphy Road and Fifth Street. Motorists are allowed to turn when the arrow... Read on...

Posted on: February 27, 2012

Traffic Signal Work at All City Intersections

Traffic signals at all intersections in the City will be updated this week. The work requires some signals to flash red for approximately ten minutes. Motorists should expect delays during this time. Thank you for your... Read on...