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Posted on: October 19, 2018

Meet Cheeto: MCTX’s Adoptable Pet of the Week

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Cheeto
is a 1-year-old male lab mix who is available for adoption by a forever family. Cheetoenjoys playing with tennis balls/rope toys, taking long walks and visiting
dog parks.

Cheeto is scheduled to be neuteredand has tested negative for heartworm...

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Posted on: October 18, 2018

Council Connection for Oct. 15

Council Connection

At their Monday, Oct. 15, 2018 Regular Meeting, City Councilmembers authorized the City Manager to negotiate and execute a contract for the construction of a skate park; authorized the execution of a Community Development Block Grant housing rehabilitatio...

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Posted on: October 16, 2018

Frequently Asked Questions: MCTX METRO Service Expands; 364 Flex Route Launched Oct. 15

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The “Show Me City” and METRO have again expanded local transportation options for residents and visitors by adding a Missouri City Flex Route (364 MCTX Flex) to connect riders of the Park & Ride routes (Fondren Park and Highway 6) with five popular de...

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Posted on: October 11, 2018

Frequently Asked Questions:
Signage Placement

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In fewer than 30 days, Missouri City residents will vote in the 2018 General Election at polling stations citywide. Local races this year include the following positions: Mayor, At-Large Position #1 and At-Large Position #2. Recently, the City has receive...

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Posted on: October 9, 2018

Playground Ribbon-Cutting, Shrimp Boil Tennis Tournament, Public Art Input Session, Build Day

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REMINDER: Residents and stakeholders are invited to join City officials, staff and representatives of Niagara Bottling for the official grand opening of the newly expanded community playground that was made through a partnership with the entities and the ...

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Posted on: October 1, 2018

Balanced Budget: Fiscal Year 2019 Plan Charts a Course For Steady Progress In Municipal Operations

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Capping another strong fiscal year and moving the City forward into a new one, Council Members unanimously approved the Fiscal Year 2019 General Fund Budget at their Sept. 17 Regular Meeting.

The financial plan went into effect on Oct. 1, 2018 and &ldq...

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Posted on: September 17, 2018

MCTX Wins KaBOOM! Grant Funded Through BlueCross Blue Shield

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Missouri City’s ongoing commitment to enhancing greenspaces for residents and visitors has received another national award; this time through a KaBOOM! playground grant funded through Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas that will be used to replace the ag...

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Posted on: August 1, 2018

Frequently Asked Questions:
New MCTX METRO Community Connector

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The “Show Me City” and METRO officially launched the new MCTX Community Connector bus service within City limits on Monday, Aug. 27 at 10 a.m. at the Community Center in the City Hall Complex, 1522 Texas Pkwy.

To help riders prepare to ...

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Posted on: September 17, 2018

Adams Street Reconstruction Update: Overland Street Intersection to Close Today, Sept. 17

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Missouri City’s contractor will close the Overland and Adams Street intersection to all traffic today (Monday, Sept. 17). Adams Street remains to be a one way street.

Traffic control devices and a detour route via Kirkwood Drive will be set up. I...

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Posted on: September 15, 2018

Due to Recent Heavy Rains and Increase in Mosquitoes; City Officials Adding Extra Spray Days

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In response to the recent heavy rains and an increase in the mosquito population citywide, Missouri City has added two additional spray days through Oct. 31. In addition to the City’s contractor spraying every Thursday; the company will also add Monday an...

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Posted on: September 7, 2018

“Show Me City” Ranked As One of America’s Best Locales to Open a Small Business

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A recent Verizon “Best Small Cities for Small Businesses” report positions the “Show Me City” as one of America’s best places to operate a company in, ranking the area as No. 42 in a list of the nation&...

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Posted on: August 21, 2018

Frequently Asked Questions: MCPD, Texas Ranger Division Conducting Investigation Of Active Shooter

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The Missouri City Police Department, in cooperation with the Texas Ranger Division of the Department of Public Safety, is continuing the investigation of an active shooter incident that occurred at the Ben E. Keith Foods Distribution Center in the 700 blo...

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Posted on: June 27, 2018

Independence Boulevard Construction Update

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As part of the Independence Boulevard construction project, the City’s contractors will close Staffordshire Road from Court Road to Independence Boulevard on Monday, Aug. 20.

Staff estimates that the closure will be in effect until the opening of...

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Posted on: August 10, 2018

City Manager Anthony Snipes Appointed to Institute for Building Technology & Safety Board

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In recognition of his exemplary municipal leadership, national professional networks and ongoing commitment to public service, City Manager Anthony J. Snipes has been appointed to serve on the Board of the Institute for Building Technology and Safety (IBT...

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Posted on: July 30, 2018

Glenn Lakes Lane Bridge Over Oyster Creek Now Open

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Missouri City’s contractor opened the Glenn Lakes Lane Bridge over Oyster Creek today (July 30); allowing traffic flow between West Creek Club Drive and East Creek Club Drive.

To celebrate the project, Mayor Allen Owen, Councilmembers Floyd Emery...

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Posted on: July 26, 2018

2018 Citizen Survey Results Show: Residents Have Positive Perception of City

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At their Monday, July 16, regular meeting, City Council Members were presented an overview of the 2018 Citizen Survey results, which showed that residents have a positive overall perception of the City, and citizen satisfaction with City services is much ...

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Posted on: July 17, 2018

City Earns $15,000 Rebuild Texas Fund Grant

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The Rebuild Texas Fund has awarded Missouri City’s Office of Emergency Management a $15,000 grant to be used for emergency preparedness training and continued Hurricane Harvey recovery efforts.

The Rebuild Texas Fund was launched just days after Hurricane ...

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Posted on: July 13, 2018

Annual Police Report: City Streets Safest In Last 5 Years

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Innovative strategies, community partnerships and prevention programs have helped the Missouri City Police Department reduce crime to record lows citywide in the past five years, Chief Mike Berezin told City Councilmembers in a detailed presentation at th...

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Posted on: June 20, 2018

City Earns Prestigious GFOA Budget Award for 30th Consecutive Year

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Missouri City is once again among an “elite group” of U.S. cities honored for their exceptional fiscal stewardship.

In awarding the “Show Me City” its 30th consecutive Distinguished Budget Presentation Award, the Gov...

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Posted on: June 5, 2018

City Welcomes TaBorah Goffney Onboard As Its First Animal Services Manager

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Effective today (Tuesday, June 5), Missouri City welcomed TaBorah Goffney aboard as its first Animal Services Manager with oversight of day-to-day operations and performance objectives, including to:

  • Supervise, and assist, in the Animal Services Division;
  • P...
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Posted on: June 1, 2018

Hurricane Season Began June 1 and Runs Until Nov. 30

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The 2018 Hurricane season began June 1 and runs through Friday, Nov. 30. If disaster strikes, our Emergency Operations Center is prepared to respond. In a disaster, communication between the City and residents is key; we saw this first-hand last year with...

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Posted on: June 1, 2018

City Awarded Certificate of Achievement For Excellence in Financial Reporting

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For the 36th consecutive year, Missouri City has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial...

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Posted on: May 3, 2018

Frequently Asked Questions:
Mosquito Control Program

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In recent days, citizens have raised questions about the City’s mosquito control program and spray schedule. To address residents’ inquiries, staff has compiled a list of frequently asked questions in relation to this topic:

Does Missou...

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Posted on: April 9, 2018

City Receives ‘Outstanding’ Recognition for Online Transparency Efforts

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Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar recently announced that Missouri City is among a select number of local municipalities to achieve open citizen access through the Transparency Stars program.The “Show Me City” received a star in the area o...

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Posted on: March 28, 2018

City Joins H-GAC, Partnering Agencies In Regional Pedestrian & Bicycle Plan

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Missouri City is joining the Houston-Galveston Area Council (H-GAC) and surrounding agencies to update H-GAC’s Regional Pedestrian and Bicycle Plan as part of the 2045 Regional Transportation Plan update. Residents can voice their opinion by fil...

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Posted on: March 19, 2018

Mayor Allen Owen Earns UH Public Official of the Year Award

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On Friday, March 2, 2018 the University of Houston (UH) Master of Public Administration (MPA) Program recognized Mayor Allen Owen as one of its Public Officials of the Year for his exemplary tenure of public service and his leadership during Hurr...

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Posted on: February 26, 2018

City Launched EnerGov Solution for Permit Automation

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In alignment with strategic priorities to improve efficiencies, Missouri City launched its EnerGov solution for permit automation on Thursday, March 1, 2018 which will allow staff the ability to track land development projects and to significantly improve...

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Posted on: February 22, 2018

CDBG Owner-Occupied Housing Rehabilitation Program Applications Available

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City’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Owner-Occupied Housing Rehabilitation Program Applications are available online. View Application

As part of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s CDBG Program, the Owner-...

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Posted on: February 21, 2018

Frequently Asked Questions:
Animal Services Volunteers Share Insight With City Staff

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City Manager Anthony J. Snipes, in collaboration with key staff members, convened a meeting with Animal Services municipal volunteers on Tuesday, Feb. 20 to provide an opportunity for staff to directly receive input and feedback from the citizen partners....

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Posted on: February 16, 2018

City Continues Legacy of Financial Excellence

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S&P Global Ratings, a division of Standard & Poor’s Financial Services LLC, has upgraded Missouri City’s bond rating from AA- to AA “while affirming a stable outlook” for the municipality.

The increase of the...

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Posted on: February 22, 2018

Frequently Asked Questions:
City Budget

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City Prepares for the Upcoming Budget Year

With the changes in the budget cycle, planning for Fiscal Year 2019 has already begun. To ensure transparency throughout this new budget process and to educate citizens, staff has prepared a few frequently asked q...

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Posted on: February 7, 2018

Frequently Asked Questions:
Improvements Announced for City’s Animal Services

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To further enhance Animal Shelter operations in alignment with strategic City policies and State law, City Manager Anthony J. Snipes has initiated additional measures for service improvements that were outlined for City Council Members at their Monday, Fe...

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Posted on: January 29, 2018

Frequently Asked Questions:
2018 Update on Animal Services

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The State review of policies and procedures at the Missouri City Animal Shelter, involving multiple entities, is still under way. One entity, the Texas Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners, has responded with a letter that outlines “several are...

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Posted on: January 8, 2018

Surf the Redesigned City Website

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As citizen engagement and community partnerships grow and evolve, the “Show Me City” continually strives to be a leader in municipal transparency and engagement. Across all citizen communications platforms, Missouri City is dedicated t...

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Posted on: December 29, 2017

2017 Year-In-Review: City Celebrates a Year of Growth & Distinction

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The 52 weeks of 2017 marked as many milestones for the “Show Me City”, spanning a gamut of progress for residents, stakeholders and staff, including the City retaining its AA bond rating, maintaining its public safety status as one of ...

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Posted on: December 26, 2017

City Receives Three Competitive Grants for Citywide Parks and Recreation Programming

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Missouri City is capping off 2017 by being the recipient of three grant awards for Parks & Recreation programming: the National Recreation and Park Association’s Walk With Ease Instructor Training Grant, the United States Tennis Association&...

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Posted on: October 20, 2017

Regional AFH Resident Survey

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In response to Hurricane Harvey, several questions have been added to the survey to understand the hurricane’s impact on your household.

Please click here to view the survey.

This Survey is for informational purposes only, however if you are inter...

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Posted on: December 2, 2017

Frequently Asked Questions:
Missouri City Logo

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In recent weeks, citizens have raised questions about the official, trademarked City logo. To address residents’ inquiries, staff has compiled a list of frequently asked questions in relation to this topic:

When was the trademarked, official Missouri City ...

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Posted on: September 18, 2017

“Show Me City” Shines Bright in New York City’s Times Square

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Image courtesy of VWR

Missouri City recently celebrated the opening of VWR International’s new 125,000-square-foot facility in Park 8Ninety. The grand opening included a ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by Mayor Allen Owen and City Manager Anthon...

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Posted on: November 8, 2017

City Welcomes BestBuy Warehouse

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Retailer Best Buy will build a 550,000-SF delivery distribution center near Highway 90 in Missouri City on the southwest side of Houston.

Best Buy plans to open the distribution center prior to the 2018 holiday shopping season. The facility will distribute...

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Posted on: February 21, 2017

Frequently Asked Questions: Missouri City Addresses, Limits & ETJ

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In the past months, citizens both inside and outside Missouri City have raised questions about the City’s limits and how the postal office assigns addresses. For clarification, certain homeowners who do not live in Missouri City may have a Misso...

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Posted on: February 15, 2016

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

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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 Insurance Services Office (ISO). Currently, only 26 cities in Texas and 97 cities nationwide hav...

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Posted on: December 30, 2015

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

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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 Cit...

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Posted on: September 25, 2014

City Launches SeeClickFix “iReport” Mobile App

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This month, Missouri City launched an online and mobile smart phone application through SeeClickFix.com called “iReport” that allows citizens to report code enforcement violations. Using GPS to identify a citizen’s location, the application is also aided ...

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