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Posted on: September 19, 2016

Council Connection for Tuesday, Sept. 6

At its regularly scheduled meeting held on Tuesday, Sept. 6, City Council recognized the Sta-Mo Storm baseball teams and authorized public hearings on an ad valorem tax rate increase. Here is a full rundown of Council’s actions from that meeting:

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Posted on: June 30, 2016

Council Connection for Monday, June 20

At its regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, June 20, City Council members presented Clean Restaurant awards to local establishments, authorized the purchase of Public Works fleet vehicles, and approved the Fiscal Year 2017 Budget. Here is a full rundown...Read on...

Happening in Missouri City

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Posted on: September 20, 2016

MCPD Earns H-GAC Grant

The Missouri City Police Department has earned a $59,255 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Formula Grant (JAG) from the Criminal Justice Division of the Office of the Governor (CJD) through the Houston-Galveston Area Council (H-GAC) to purchase aut...Read on...

Posted on: September 13, 2016

City's New Executive Hires

Since becoming City Manager last December, Anthony J. Snipes has implemented a High Performance Organization framework to introduce all teams to proven management techniques that will result in a work culture based on the decisions and leadership of emplo...Read on...

Posted on: September 8, 2016

Council Considers Increase In Tax Rate

At their Tuesday, Sept. 6 regular meeting, Missouri City Councilmembers approved the Finance & Services Committee’s recommendation to place a proposed tax rate of $0.56010 per $100 valuation on the Monday, Oct. 3, 2016 Regular Meeting agenda at 7 p.m....Read on...

Posted on: September 6, 2016

First Annual Community Night Out 10/1

In alignment with the City’s strategic planning for Parks and Recreation programs, the "Show Me City" is proud to host its First Annual Community Night Out on Saturday, Oct. 1 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the City Hall Complex, 1522 Texas Pkwy.
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Posted on: September 6, 2016

Parks’ Moves Into Phase II of Community Center Renovation

Missouri City Parks & Recreation programs continue to be a strategic priority. Last month, the Department removed trees from the courtyard area of the Community Center in the City Hall Complex, 1522 Texas Pkwy. The tree removal is consistent with the ...Read on...

Posted on: August 24, 2016

2016 National Night Out Celebrations

On Tuesday, Oct. 4, the “Show Me City” will mark more than three decades of National Night Out celebrations as citizens, elected officials, first responders and stakeholders partner for year 33 of the community unity event that promotes safe streets.

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Posted on: September 1, 2016

Show Me City's 2016 Community Survey

In Spring of 2016, the City of Missouri City employed ETC Institute to administer a community survey to assess citizen satisfaction with the quality of services. The information gathered from the survey will be used to help the City improve existing progr...

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Posted on: February 15, 2016

City's 1/1Y ISO Rating Effective Aug. 1

Missouri City's Public Protection Class rating of 1/1Y, the highest rating awarded by ISO, became effective Aug. 1, 2016. The designation is through the Insurance Services Office (ISO). Currently, only 26 cities in Texas and 97 cities nationwide have ach...Read on...

Posted on: July 12, 2016

City's Municipal Volunteer Program

Now in its second full year, the Missouri City Municipal Volunteer Program (MVP) has grown exponentially. In the first five months of 2016, more than 60 volunteers were added to the program’s roster, and more than 2,000 volunteer hours were recorded. City...Read on...

Posted on: June 22, 2016

City Council Unanimously Approve

At their Monday, June 20 Regular Meeting, Missouri City Council Members unanimously approved and adopted the Fiscal Year 2017 annual budget. The total adopted budget for FY2017 is $105,975,617 for all funds, with a General Fund Budget of $43,766,630, or 4...Read on...

Posted on: July 15, 2016

2016 Juneteenth Wrap Up

Recently, Missouri City celebrated the 14th Annual Juneteenth Celebration. It is a Texas holiday celebrating the “Emancipation Proclamation” in which lead to freeing the slaves. Mahatma Gandhi’s famous statement, “you must be the change you want to see i...Read on...

Posted on: March 18, 2016

City Council Approves Bond Refunding

Beginning in the first week of January, Missouri City Staff and outside financial advisors strategically tracked market trends and coordinated with Council to earn the largest ever bond issuance by Missouri City and the City’s largest ever savings in any ...Read on...

Posted on: December 30, 2015

City Partners With WCA for 7-Year Municipal Solid Waste Contract

Missouri City’s 5-year-old Municipal Solid Waste Program will enter into a new contract phase with WCA Waste Corp. starting Jan. 1, 2016; service to residents and businesses becomes effective Jan. 4.

The seven-year agreement with WCA was authorized by...Read on...

Posted on: December 31, 2015

Year-In-Review: City Highlights Achievements of 2015

In 2015, Missouri City soared to new heights as strategic planning, public safety initiatives, continued financial transparency and fiscal responsibility, recreation and parks amenities, communication efforts and quality of life programs were all locally ...Read on...

Posted on: December 28, 2015

Open Carry Law - House Bill 910

Beginning Jan. 1, 2016, Texans with a handgun license will be allowed to carry handguns in plain view in a shoulder or belt holster, in accordance with House Bill 910.

Unless City Council otherwise directs staff, new signage such as the one posted bel...Read on...

Posted on: December 23, 2015

Year End Recreation Events, On the Agenda for 2016

As 2015 winds down, the Parks & Recreation Department is planning to host a number of exciting holiday events:

Kids’ Day Out

  • What: A $20-per-day winter day camp for ages 5 – 12 that will include games, large group activities, sports and crafts. Partic...
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Posted on: November 16, 2015

Missouri City Council Members Unanimously Vote to Appoint Anthony Snipes as the Seventh City Manager

Following a competitive eight-month recruitment process, veteran public administrator Anthony Snipes, who has extensive experience managing municipal projects nationwide, has been unanimously appointed by Missouri City Councilmembers to be the Show Me Cit...Read on...