News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: October 18, 2019

Roadway Repairs on University Boulevard at Highway 6 Begins Monday, Oct. 21; Delays Expected

Happening

The City’s contractor Brooks Concrete, will be doing enhancements on southbound University Boulevard at Highway 6 beginning Monday, Oct. 21. 

Crews will be on-site from 9 a.m. doing repairs on the outside lane on southbound University Bo...

Read on...

Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: October 11, 2019

Councilmembers Approve 2019 Property Tax Rate, FY2020 General Fund Budget & Sale of $14M in Bonds

Happening

In their recent official actions to unanimously approve the 2019 property tax rate of $.630000, the Fiscal Year 2020 General Fund Budget and the sale of $14 million in general obligation and refunding bonds, Missouri City Councilmembers focused on the mun...

Read on...

Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: September 12, 2019

Frequently Asked Questions: Election Signage

Happening

On Tuesday, Nov. 5, Missouri City residents will vote in the 2019 General Election at polling stations citywide; early voting will take place from Oct. 21 through Nov. 1. Local races this year include the following positions: Districts A, B, C and D.

Recen...

Read on...

Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: September 26, 2019

MCTX Development Services Announce New Hours For Permits & Inspections Office; 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Happening

To improve efficiencies and customer service, the Development Services Department is changing the hours of operations for the Planning/Inspections/Permits front office where development applications/other documents and alarm permit payments are submitted ...

Read on...

Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: September 20, 2019

City Earns Prestigious GFOA Budget Award for 31st Consecutive Year

Happening

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 31st consecutive Distinguished Budget Presentation Award, the Gov...

Read on...

Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: September 20, 2019

MCTX City Manager Anthony J. Snipes Selected A Fellow by National Academy of Public Administration

Happening

MCTX City Manager Anthony J. Snipes has been selected by the National Academy of Public Administration (the Academy) for inclusion in its 2019 Class of Academy Fellows, in recognition of his years of public administration service and expertise. Induction ...

Read on...

Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: September 20, 2019

MCTX City Hall Complex Closed Today (Friday, Sept. 20) Due to Power Outage From Recent Storms

Alerts

Due to an emergency power outage caused by the recent severe weather, facilities in the MCTX City Hall Complex, 1522 Texas Pkwy., will not be open today (Friday, Sept. 20).

This includes:

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

Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: September 13, 2019

Railroad Commission of Texas Investigated Foul Odor Issue at Fort Bend County Toll Road/Texas Pkwy.

Happening

Over the past several days, citizens and media outlets have contacted MCTX officials and staff about a foul odor in the vicinity of the intersection of Fort Bend County Toll Road/Texas Parkway.

The incident, which happened outside of the City’s j...

Read on...

Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: September 9, 2019

MCTX Earns “Safe” City Recognition from Background Checks.org

Happening

The “Show Me City” has been named one of the “Lone Star State’s safest communities” in a comprehensive study conducted by Background Checks.org, using recent FBI crime statistics.

MCTX is one of only two Fo...

Read on...

Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: September 4, 2019

MCTX Public Hearings for 2019 Proposed Property Tax Rate Set for Monday, Sept. 16 & Monday, Sept. 23

Happening

In a 7-0 record vote at their Tuesday, Sept. 3 Regular Meeting, Missouri City Councilmembers approved a 2019 proposed tax rate of $0.63000 per $100 valuation for the Fiscal Year 2020 Budget year.

State law requires that two public hearings be held before f...

Read on...

Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: August 15, 2019

On the Parks Agenda: Community Park Clean Up Day, Archery, Tennis Training, Senior Foodies and more.

Parks Agenda

If you’re looking for a fun way to give back to the community and to help keep our Platinum Scenic City beautiful, join us on Saturday, Aug. 24 at Community Park, 1700 Glenn Lakes Lane, for a “Park Clean Up Day!” The clean up...

Read on...

Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: August 1, 2019

New MCTX “Real-Time” Travel Map Provides More Accurate Traffic Patterns for Drivers

Happening

Residents and visitors will now have a more vivid look into traffic patterns around the “Show Me City” as staff recently launched a new travel map on the City’s website: http://bit.ly/2yvl2hS.

“It’s a real-...

Read on...

Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: July 17, 2019

Candidate Applications for 2019 General Election Being Accepted Until Monday, Aug. 19

Happening

In accordance with the Texas Election Code, the City will hold a General Election on Tuesday, Nov. 5 and the positions on the ballot are for Districts A, B, C and D Councilmembers.

The first day to file for a place on the ballot is this Saturday, July 20; ...

Read on...

Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: July 15, 2019

Glenn Lakes Bridge Construction to Begin on July 29

Happening

The City’s contractor will be closing the bridge on Glenn Lakes Lane near Highland Lakes Drive to all traffic on Monday, July 29 for a reconstruction project.

This project will reconstruct the bridge using current engineering design standards, an...

Read on...

Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: July 1, 2019

MCTX Ranked As One of Top Cities to Live In Texas

Happening

Missouri City was named to the list of the “Best Cities to Live in Texas, 2019” by Chamber of Commerce, an online organization that assists with the longevity of small businesses. Missouri City came in at number 13 on the list, which i...

Read on...

Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: June 14, 2019

MCTX Launches #PlayItForward Initiative to Enhance Greenspaces With Citizen/Corporate Partnerships

Parks Agenda

City Manager Anthony J. Snipes, in collaboration with the Parks & Recreation Department, is excited to roll out a new “Show Me City” initiative—#PlayItForward—that is being put in place to not only celebrate the outdoors, but to also build the future ...

Read on...

Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: May 31, 2019

Hurricane Season Began June 1: Citizens Encouraged to Be Prepared & Stay Alert

Happening

The 2019 Hurricane season began, Saturday, June 1 and runs through Saturday, Nov. 30. If disaster strikes, Missouri City’s Emergency Operations Center is ready to respond.

What’s Expected this Season?

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric...

Read on...

Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: May 13, 2019

“Show Me City” Salutes MCPD’s Excellence & Commitment to Service In National Police Week

Happening

Over the next six days, communities around the nation will salute their first responders in blue in recognition of National Police Week.

To highlight the excellence of Missouri City’s Finest and their commitment to serving the citizens, MCPD members were p...

Read on...

Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: May 12, 2019

Police & Fire Teams Locate Missing Person's Body

Alerts

Missouri City Police and Fire teams with assistance from the Houston Police Department Dive Team, Stafford Fire Department and Texas Department of Public Safety’s Highway Patrol located the body of a missing male around 10:33 p.m. tonight in a secondary l...

Read on...

Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: May 6, 2019

“Show Me City” Earns Distinction In Top 25 “Greenest Cities In Texas” List by Just Energy

Happening

Missouri City has been named in the list of “Greenest Cities in Texas” by Just Energy, a multinational energy and gas company with its U.S. headquarters based in Houston. The “Show Me City” came in at number 17 on t...

Read on...

Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: April 12, 2019

The “Show Me City” Community Spotlight: PGA Master Professional Richard Brown III

Happening

Sometimes a golf Master can be found outside Augusta National Golf Club. One such pro—Richard Brown III—plays right here in the “Show Me City”.

Brown has a long-range of golf success soaring from California to New Je...

Read on...

Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: April 8, 2019

MCTX City Manager Anthony J. Snipes Elected as National President & Board Chair of NFBPA

Happening

MCTX is proud to announce that City Manager Anthony J. Snipes has been elected to serve as National President and Board Chair on the Board of the National Forum for Black Public Administrators (NFBPA). At his inauguration on Saturday, April 6, 2019 during...

Read on...

Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: March 21, 2019

MCPD Investigating Another Caller ID Spoofing Scam

Alerts

The Missouri City Police Department received a second report of a suspicious call from an individual. The report said the phone number came from the police department’s non-emergency number, which is 281.403.8700. The suspect claimed to be an MC...

Read on...

Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: March 20, 2019

“Show Me City” Shines In Local, National & Global Business Spotlights

Happening

Missouri City ❤ its businesses! Last week, the “Show Me City” was in the spotlight of success again: Billy’s Donuts made local, national and international headlines after Billy By, the namesake of the store, tweeted a picture...

Read on...

Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: February 8, 2019

MCTX FAQ: Texas Property Tax Reform and Relief Act of 2019

Happening

On Thursday, Jan. 31, State leaders in the Capital introduced legislation that would require voters’ approval of any local property tax increase of more than 2.5 percent for cities, counties, school districts and other governmental bodies before...

Read on...

Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: February 8, 2019

MCTX Ranked No. 5 Safest In TX Cities with Pop. of 50,000+

Happening

Missouri City has once again been ranked among the top safest municipalities in Texas by the Home Security Advisor, an online resource website. The “Show Me City” was listed at No. 42 among all cities rated in the report and at No. 5 a...

Read on...

Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: January 31, 2019

MCTX Earns National Accolade for Safe Streets From Alarms.org

Happening

The “Show Me City” is again being commended for its safe streets, earning the No. 30 rank in a list of 136 Texas cities rated by Alarms.org, the official site of the National Council for Home Safety and Security—an associatio...

Read on...

Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: January 24, 2019

MCTX Welcomes New Financial Services Director Allena Portis

Happening

Allena J. Portis, a fiscal veteran with more than 22 years’ experience implementing sound financial procedures and strategies, is Missouri City’s new Director of Financial Services and Chief Financial Officer.

Portis, who is a Certified...

Read on...

Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: December 28, 2018

MCTX Celebrates Another Milestone Year; Remaining One of America’s Best Places to Live, Work & Play

Happening

2018 was another banner year for the “Show Me City” as the region’s most diverse municipality again earned prestigious awards and recognitions, engaged citizens and stakeholders in a series of strategic initiatives and electe...

Read on...

Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: February 26, 2019

Frequently Asked Questions: Municipal Solid Waste Program

Happening

With Spring cleaning ahead, City officials and staff have received a number of inquiries regarding the Municipal Solid Waste Program that provides regular and recycling pickup services to citizens through a contract partnership with WCA.

The FAQs below add...

Read on...

Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: December 20, 2018

“Show Me City” Transition of Council Leadership: Mayor Yolanda Ford

Happening

Resting her hand on her grandfather, Rev. O.D. Ford Sr.’s heirloom Bible, Mayor Yolanda Ford was administered the oath of office at the Monday, Dec. 17 Regular City Council Meeting by Presiding Judge Debra Sinclair, signaling a historic transition of lead...

Read on...

Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: December 17, 2018

City Begins a New Chapter of Leadership with Inauguration of Newly-Elected Mayor Yolanda Ford

Happening

Missouri City marked a historical transition in leadership tonight (Monday, Dec. 17), as newly elected Mayor Yolanda Ford was administered the oath of office by Presiding Judge Debra Sinclair. Ford was elected by voters citywide in the Dec. 8 Runoff Elect...

Read on...

Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: November 26, 2018

2018 Runoff Election: Election Day is Today, Saturday, Dec. 8

Happening

The 2018 Runoff Election will take place today, Dec. 8 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.. Positions on the ballot are: Mayor and At-Large Position #2 with terms of office from November, 2018 to November, 2020. Details on voting locations and hours for both Fort Bend ...

Read on...

Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: November 14, 2018

Frequently Asked Questions: District A Vacancy

Happening

In five days (Monday, Nov. 19), Missouri City Councilmembers will begin interviewing citizen candidates who are nominees for the District A position. Recently, the City has received numerous inquiries regarding the District A vacancy; to address these iss...

Read on...

Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: November 13, 2018

MCPD Investigating Caller ID Spoofing Scam

Happening

The Missouri City Police Department is investigating a complaint from a resident who received a suspicious call from an individual demanding payment for an outstanding warrant.

Officials are closely tracking the case as the resident’s caller ID s...

Read on...

Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: November 9, 2018

Frequently Asked Questions: 2018 Runoff Election

Happening

In fewer than 30 days, Missouri City residents will vote in the Saturday, Dec. 8 2018 Runoff Election for the following races: Mayor and At-Large Position #2. Recently, the City has received numerous inquiries regarding the runoff election; to address the...

Read on...

Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: November 6, 2018

Reminder: Nominations for District A Vacancy Due Today (11/9) by Midnight

Happening

In accordance with Section 3.06 of the Charter of the City of Missouri City, the District A Council position is vacant effective today (Tuesday, Nov. 6) as the current representative, Mayor Pro Tem Yolanda Ford, is a candidate in the 2018 mayoral race wit...

Read on...

Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: November 1, 2018

Municipal Court Director & Court Clerk Earn Prestigious Texas Court Clerk Association Annual Awards

Happening

The Texas Court Clerk’s Association’s 2018 verdicts are in:

  • MCTX Director of Municipal Court Services Brittany Rychlik has earned the organization’s Excellence Award for “exemplary performance of an individual in the...
Read on...

Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: October 16, 2018

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

Happening

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...

Read on...

Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: October 11, 2018

Frequently Asked Questions:
Signage Placement

Happening

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...

Read on...

Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: August 1, 2018

Frequently Asked Questions:
New MCTX METRO Community Connector

Happening

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 ...

Read on...

Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: September 7, 2018

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

Happening

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&...

Read on...

Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: August 10, 2018

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

Happening

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...

Read on...

Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: July 26, 2018

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

Happening

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 ...

Read on...

Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: July 17, 2018

City Earns $15,000 Rebuild Texas Fund Grant

Happening

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 ...

Read on...

Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: June 20, 2018

City Earns Prestigious GFOA Budget Award for 30th Consecutive Year

Happening

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...

Read on...

Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: June 1, 2018

City Awarded Certificate of Achievement For Excellence in Financial Reporting

Happening

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...

Read on...

Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: May 3, 2018

Frequently Asked Questions:
Mosquito Control Program

Happening

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...

Read on...

Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: April 9, 2018

City Receives ‘Outstanding’ Recognition for Online Transparency Efforts

newsrelease

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...

Read on...

Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: February 21, 2018

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

Happening

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....

Read on...

Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: February 16, 2018

City Continues Legacy of Financial Excellence

Happening

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...

Read on...

Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: February 22, 2018

Frequently Asked Questions:
City Budget

Happening

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...

Read on...

Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: February 7, 2018

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

Happening

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...

Read on...

Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: January 29, 2018

Frequently Asked Questions:
2018 Update on Animal Services

Happening

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...

Read on...

Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: January 8, 2018

Surf the Redesigned City Website

Happening

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...

Read on...

Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: December 29, 2017

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

Happening

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 ...

Read on...

Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: December 2, 2017

Frequently Asked Questions:
Missouri City Logo

Happening

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 ...

Read on...

Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: February 21, 2017

Frequently Asked Questions: Missouri City Addresses, Limits & ETJ

Happening

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...

Read on...

Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: February 15, 2016

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

Happening

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...

Read on...

Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: September 25, 2014

City Launches SeeClickFix “iReport” Mobile App

mobilapp-chloroplast

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 ...

Read on...

Happening in Missouri City