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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:

  • Recog...
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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: December 7, 2016

City Wins $50,000 Lowe's Grant

The Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation (LCEF) recently announced the City will receive a $50,000 grant for the Quail Valley North Park Playground Replacement project. “I am very proud of Parks & Recreation Director Jas...Read on...
Posted on: November 28, 2016

City Council Approves Strategic Code Enforcement Ordinances

At their Monday, Nov. 7 Regular Meeting, Missouri City Council Members unanimously approved two ordinances related to Code Enforcement policies and procedures; the actions are aimed at assisting officers in the field and streamlining the violation reporti...Read on...

Posted on: October 24, 2016

City Earns Bulletproof Vest Grant

The Missouri City Police Department has once again received an award from the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) under the Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 Bulletproof Vest Partnership (BVP) solicitation. The City has received this recurring grant for more than a de...Read on...

Posted on: October 19, 2016

Council Votes To Move City Elections

At their Monday, Oct. 17, meeting, Missouri City Council Members voted 4-3 to approve a resolution that will move the City’s general elections from May to November.

Section 6.01 of the City Charter provides that elections for the Mayor and the At-Lar...Read on...

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 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: 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: 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...