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Posted on: August 20, 2018

Active Shooter Incident at Ben E. Keith Foods Distribution Center

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The Missouri City Police Department is continuing its investigation of an active shooter incident that occurred early today at the Ben E. Keith Foods Distribution Center in the 700 block of Cravens Road at about 2:11 a.m. The suspect, identified ...

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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: July 26, 2018

Adams Street Construction Update

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Missouri City’s contractor will close the Martin Lane and Adams Street intersection to all traffic today (Friday, Aug. 17).

Traffic control devices will be set up, and a detour route via Overland Street will be set up. It is estimated that this intersectio...

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Posted on: August 14, 2018

City to Host Animal Services Open House Saturday, Aug. 25

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What: Join Missouri City Animal Services’ staff and volunteers at our 2018 Animal Shelter Open House! Come see some adoptable pets, meet our staff, including new team members, and learn about several new and innovative shelter improvements. Gues...

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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: June 6, 2018

MCTX Plans Exciting Fun for Summer/Fall 2018

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The Parks & Recreation Department has a full program agenda that is fun for all ages. Visit www.mctxparks.com or see details below:

Summer Fitness Series

What: Free fitness classes in the park. Class offerings will feature yoga, PiYo and boot c...

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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 27, 2018

City Receives State Comptroller’s Transparency Star For Online Clarity

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Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced this month that Missouri City is the latest local government to achieve specific transparency goals through the Comptroller’s Transparency Stars program. Missouri City received a Transparency Star in the a...

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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: July 5, 2018

As Rains Continue, City Officials Urge Residents To Take Precautions Against Mosquitos

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As heavy rains continue across the area, Emergency Management Officials urge residents to be aware of the health risks associated with standing water, including increased mosquito activity. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) war...

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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 10, 2017

501c3 Parks Foundation Gives Nod of Approval to Veterans Memorial

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City officials are excited to share that the 501c3 Missouri City Parks Foundation is moving forward with its first strategic priority, the future Veterans Memorial slated for construction in the City Hall Complex.

“We are thankful that the Parks Foundation...

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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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