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Posted on: August 18, 2014

Council Connection for Monday, Aug. 18

At its regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, Aug. 18, City Council Members heard a presentation of the quarterly investment report, recognized several Public Works employees and issued a proclamation recognizing World War... Read on...

Posted on: June 16, 2014

Council Connection for Monday, June 2

At its regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, June 2, City Council Members heard an extended presentation on the City’s proposed Fiscal Year 2015 Budget and an overview of the previous year’s finances. Here is a full list of... Read on...

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: 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 26, 2014

Current City Projects Update: July 2014

The Show Me City’s growth and development continues to include exciting new projects. Here are updates on some:

Missouri City residents now have access to Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital’s leading emergency care... Read on...

Posted on: April 1, 2014

Missouri City In Focus: April 2014

As Missouri City continues to position itself at the forefront of economic development, new and existing businesses are constantly growing and thriving. Currently, the City is working to locate new businesses from all... Read on...

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: August 29, 2014

County West Nile Cases Reported

Two confirmed human cases of West Nile Virus have been reported to Fort Bend County Health & Human Services this week. One case required hospitalization and both individuals are recovering. Additional details about the... Read on...

Posted on: August 28, 2014

City Offices Closed on Sept. 1 - Labor Day

All non-emergency City Hall Offices will be closed on Monday, Sept. 1 in observance of Labor Day. This includes:

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

Posted on: August 26, 2014

City Launches Volunteer Program

Missouri City’s dedication to citizen partnerships is one of the many ways that the “Show Me City” has been recognized as one of “America’s Best Places to Live” by CNN Money Magazine. In keeping with the City’s goal of... Read on...

Posted on: August 26, 2014

Hurricane Lane Public Meeting

The City of Missouri City, in cooperation with the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), will conduct a public meeting on the proposed extension of Hurricane Lane from Trammel-Fresno Road to Lake Olympia Parkway, in... Read on...

Posted on: August 22, 2014

Trammel-Fresno Road Public Meeting

The City of Missouri City, in cooperation with the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), will conduct a public meeting on the proposed widening of Trammel-Fresno Road from Vicksburg Boulevard to Fort Bend Parkway, in... Read on...

Posted on: August 20, 2014

City Park Sprayground Closing For Season

Summer is coming to a close and Hunters Glen Sprayground—one of Missouri City’s favorite spots to beat the heat—will remain open through Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 1; closing for the season on Tuesday, Sept. 2.

The... Read on...

Posted on: August 25, 2014

City Launches Rec Kids for the Fall

On Monday, Aug. 25, Missouri City will launch the fall semester of the Rec Kids after-school program. Free for children ages 5-12, registration for the program is required; the parents of each participant must provide a copy... Read on...

Posted on: August 6, 2014

Fall Tennis Program Schedule

Starting Sept. 2, Missouri City will be kicking off the Fall 2014 Junior Tennis Program with a series of classes designed to engage young Missouri City residents through proper instruction and by keeping the game... Read on...

Posted on: August 25, 2014

City named Sixth Safest City in Texas

Continuing its long-standing tradition of placing citizens first, Missouri City was recently honored as one of the top 10 safest cities in Texas by real estate website Movoto. Compiling crime data from the top 100 most... Read on...

Posted on: August 20, 2014

City to Host Senior Trip 9/4

What: Senior resident trip to the Delta Downs casino

When: Thursday, September 4; 8:15 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Where: Participants will meet at the Recreation & Tennis Center... Read on...

Posted on: August 20, 2014

City Mahjong Classes Begin 9/9

Starting September 9, Missouri City will be hosting weekly Mahjong classes at the Recreation & Tennis Center, 2701 Cypress Point Dr.

All area residents are invited to come refresh their Mahjong skills in a friendly... Read on...

Posted on: August 20, 2014

City, DEA Partner for Drug “Take Back”

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: August 6, 2014

Back to School; No Texting While Driving

In a few weeks, class will be back in session for Missouri City school teachers, administrators and students.

As Aug. 25, the first day of class approaches, public safety officials want to remind motorists that State law... Read on...

Posted on: August 6, 2014

HCC Sienna Campus To Host Open House

For many years, Missouri City has been recognized for having a well-educated citizenry—more than 30 percent of residents have earned bachelor’s degrees and more than 16 percent have earned graduate and professional degrees... Read on...

Posted on: August 12, 2014

Fall Garden Planning Session 8/16

What: Missouri City’s Organic Community Garden and Fort Bend Master Gardener’s instructional session on planning for a fall garden.

When: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Saturday, Aug.... Read on...

Posted on: July 30, 2014

HBJ Editor Candace Beeke to Present at City's Leadership Luncheon 8/14

At 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 14, Missouri City will host B. Candace Beeke, Editor-In-Chief of the Houston Business Journal, for a... Read on...

Posted on: August 11, 2014

FBISD Back 2 School Expo 8/16

From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 16, Missouri City students of all ages and grades will visit Marshall High School, 1220 Buffalo Run, to attend Fort Bend Independent School District’s annual Back to School Expo as... Read on...

Posted on: August 6, 2014

City Partners With AccessHealth to Host Back-to-School Health Fair

From 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Aug. 9, Missouri City will partner with AccessHealth to host the affordable health care provider’s annual Back to School Fair. The event will take place at the AccessHealth Missouri City... Read on...

Posted on: July 8, 2014

City Names New Chief of Police

After a months-long search, Missouri City Councilmembers announced at their July 7 Regular Meeting that former Assistant Chief of Operations Mike Berezin would be sworn in as the City’s new Chief of Police on July 9 at the... Read on...

Posted on: July 1, 2014

Five-Person Motorcycle Unit Rolls Out

On Monday, June 16, Missouri City’s new five-person motorcycle unit officially began patrolling City streets and neighborhoods. Created as a way to stealthily target traffic violators, the new motorcycle unit allows the... Read on...

Posted on: June 20, 2014

Solid Waste Service Level Changes

Citizens who participate in the Municipal Solid Waste Program are reminded that the boards of directors for homeowners associations and municipal utility districts have until Aug. 31 to review and make any changes to their... Read on...

Posted on: June 20, 2014

2014 State of the City Address

Speaking to a packed house on Thursday, June 5, at the City Centre at Quail Valley, Missouri City Mayor Allen Owen delivered his 2014 State of the City Address, highlighting citizen partnerships that have been pivotal to the... Read on...

Posted on: June 23, 2014

City Council Unanimously Approve Budget

At its Monday, June 16, Regular Meeting, Missouri City Council Members unanimously approved the Fiscal Year 2015 budget, which runs from July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2015. Council also unanimously approved to ratify the... Read on...

Posted on: June 30, 2014

Texas Paratransit Services Survey

During the 83rd Legislative Session, House Bill 1545, a bill related to an interim-study on Paratransit Services in Texas, passed. HB 1545 requires the Texas Governor’s Committee on People with Disabilities (GCPD) to review... Read on...

Posted on: July 1, 2014

City Offices to Close for July 4 Holiday

The Missouri City Recreation & Tennis Center will be closed from Tuesday, July 1, to Friday, July 4, for facility maintenance. The Center will open on Saturday, July 5, at 8 a.m., but the basketball court will remain closed... Read on...

Posted on: June 12, 2014

Annual Fourth of July Celebration

From 6-9 p.m. on Friday, July 4, Missouri City invites citizens to flock to Buffalo Run Park for an exciting day of family friendly activities, patriotic games, delicious food and the always popular firework show.

The... Read on...

Posted on: June 19, 2014

City's Own Eclipse Soccer Club Wins State

Missouri City is proud to congratulate the Eclipse Soccer Club’s 01G Black team for winning the South Texas Youth Soccer Association State... Read on...

Posted on: June 12, 2014

Fire/EMS Safety and Health Week

From June 15-21, Missouri City will participate in the 2014 International Fire/EMS Safety and Health Week. Safety and Health Week is a joint initiative of the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) and the National... Read on...

Posted on: May 8, 2014

City, Juneteenth Celebration Foundation

The Missouri City Juneteenth Celebration Foundation (MCJCF), a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization now in its 12th year, recently announced this year’s week-long line-up of Texas-Sized family related Juneteenth events and... Read on...

Posted on: June 12, 2014

Winners of 2014 Tennis Tournament

Dozens of tennis enthusiasts from around the community braved the May heat to compete in Missouri City’s Second Annual Doubles Tennis Tournament held at Missouri City’s Recreation and Tennis Center, 2701 Cypress Point Drive,... Read on...

Posted on: April 21, 2014

Second Annual Summer Day Camp

Beginning June 16, Missouri City will once again host eight Summer Day Camp sessions at the Community Center in the City Hall Complex, 1522 Texas Pkwy., to give area youth from all corners of the city an exciting way to beat... Read on...

Posted on: June 12, 2014

City to Host Senior Trip to Huntsville 7/24

What: A $25 Senior Field Trip to Huntsville, Texas. Participants will enjoy a trip to the Texas Prison Museum, lunch, shopping and a visit to the Sam Houston Memorial Museum.

When: 8:15... Read on...

Posted on: May 28, 2014

Hurricane Season Starts June 1

Although Hurricane Season starts in four days on June 1; our region is already experiencing heavy rains and flooding.

According to the National Weather Service, Missouri City and the entire Fort Bend area is expected to... Read on...

Posted on: May 22, 2014

City Debuts Outdoor Concert Series

From 6:30-8:30 p.m. every second Friday of the month, the City of Missouri City will be hosting a free outdoor Summer Concert Series throughout the City as a way for residents to enjoy local Houston-area musicians in their... Read on...

Posted on: May 16, 2014

City Prepared for Mosquito Season

To control the pesky mosquito populations, Missouri City has scheduled spray days in place to protect citizens.

From May to November, the City will spray all neighborhoods each Thursday between the hours of 9 p.m. to 5 a... Read on...

Posted on: April 15, 2014

City Expands Prescription Drug Box Program; Second Box at Mini-Station

Missouri City launched a Prescription Drug Take Back program in 2012 to address the nationwide prescription drug abuse crisis. A prescription drug box was placed in the lobby of the police station in the City’s Public Safety... Read on...

Posted on: May 23, 2014

City Offices Closed on Memorial Day

All non-emergency City Hall Offices will be closed on Monday, May 26 in observance of Memorial Day. This includes:

  • City Hall, 1522 Texas Pkwy.
  • Inspections & Permits, 1522 Texas Pkwy... 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: May 16, 2014

City Declares May ‘Building Safety Month’

At its May 5 meeting, the Missouri City City Council proclaimed May 2014 as Building Safety Month. Members of Development Service’s Permits and Inspections Team were honored in front of Council with a copy of the Council... Read on...

Posted on: May 8, 2014

City's Fallen Officer’s Memorial 5/14

At 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 14, Missouri City will host a Fallen Officer’s Memorial in Protector’s Plaza at the City’s Public Safety Headquarters, 3849 Cartwright Rd, as a tribute to all law enforcement officers who have... Read on...

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 30, 2014

Public Service Recognition Week 2014

All non-emergency City Hall Offices will be closed on Wednesday, May 7, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Friday, May 9, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. in honor of Public Service Recognition Week.

This includes:Read on...

Posted on: April 28, 2014

City to Celebrate Lemonade Day 5/3

From 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 3, Missouri City will host the first ever “Lemonade Day” as a creative way to teach the city’s youth how to start and operate their own business.

Staff will partner with the... 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 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: April 21, 2014

Third Bond Referendum Town Hall 4/24

In keeping with the City’s goal of promoting transparency and public engagement, Missouri City will host its third Bond Referendum Information Town Hall meeting on

Thursday, April 24, at Fire Station 2, 12043 McLain Blvd.... Read on...

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: April 17, 2014

Non-Emergency City Offices Closed 4/18

All non-emergency City Hall Offices will be closed tomorrow, Friday, April 18 in observance of Good Friday. This includes:

  • City Hall, 1522 Texas Pkwy.
  • Inspections & Permits, 1522... 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: July 11, 2014

Road Work at FM1092 & SH6

On Saturday, July 12, starting at 4 a.m., the City and a contractor will be realigning the traffic striping on Murphy Road southbound at State Highway 6 to add a designated right-turn lane from Hampton Boulevard to Highway 6... Read on...

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: 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...