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Posted on: May 24, 2018

City to Partner With American Legion Post 294 For Dedication of Veterans Memorial Stone on May 28

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  • What: A special dedication and unveiling of a veterans memorial stone presented by the Missouri City American Legion Post 294, in partnership with Missouri City. The event is being held in honor and anticipation of the American Legion’s centenni...
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Posted on: May 25, 2018

Non-Emergency Offices to Close for Memorial Day; Weekend Weather Forecast of Rain & High Heat

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All non-emergency City offices will be closed on Monday, May 28 for Memorial Day. This includes:

  • City Hall, 1522 Texas Pkwy.
  • Inspections & Permits, 1522 Texas Pkwy.
  • Municipal Court, 3845 Cartwright Rd.
  • Animal Services, 1923 Scanlin Rd.

The Recreation and T...

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Posted on: May 23, 2018

Two-Lane Closure of Missouri City Drive On 5/24 & 5/25 for Construction

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Due to the construction at the Fort Bend County Missouri City Library Campus, on Thursday, May 24 from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Friday, May 25, from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m., both lanes of traffic will be closed on Missouri City Drive in front of City Hall, 1522 Texa...

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Posted on: May 22, 2018

May 21-25 Proclaimed “Flood Awareness Week” in Texas

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As we approach the third anniversary of the tragic Memorial Day flooding and remember the catastrophic events of Hurricane Harvey, Texas Governor Greg Abbot proclaimed May 21 to 25 as Flood Awareness Week. He encourages all Texans to be informed and prepa...

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Posted on: May 24, 2018

Hurricane Season Begins June 1; Get Prepared

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The 2018 Hurricane season blows in on June 1st. If disaster strikes, Missouri City’s Emergency Operations Center is ready to respond.

“In a disaster, communication between the City and residents is key; we saw this first-hand last year with Hurricane Harve...

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Posted on: May 18, 2018

Pet of the Week: Meet Piper

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Piper is a 2-year-old, tan and white Pitbull Mix and is just as sweet as she is sassy. Energetic, with a smile that lights up the room, she symbolizes why so many people consider dogs their “best friend”.

Piper is spayed, has tested neg...

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Posted on: May 10, 2018

On the Parks Agenda

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Missouri City is saddened to share that Tai Chi instructor and “Show Me City” partner Judy Pasadyn passed away on April 23, 2018. Judy began teaching Tai Chi twice per week at the Recreation & Tennis Center in January 2017. She had a class of dedicate...

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Posted on: May 8, 2018

CDBG Scholarship Applications Now Available; Deadline May 31

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Missouri City’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Post- Secondary Educational & Vocational Scholarship Applications are now available.

As part of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) CDBG Program, the scholarship program ...

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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: April 3, 2018

Adams Street to Close from Hackberry Street and Texas Parkway

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On Wednesday, April 4, 2018, Missouri City’s contractor will close a section of Adams Street to all traffic between Hackberry Street and Texas Parkway. Traffic control devices and a detour route via Crestmont Drive, Pecan Lane and Golf Court wil...

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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: November 15, 2017

Trash Placement Enforcement Sweep Underway

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In the months after Hurricane Harvey, the City suspended enforcement of trash placement and fence and debris violations to assure homeowners in all communities had an opportunity to focus on rebuilding and recovering from the storm.

The deferment continued...

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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: July 21, 2017

City General Election

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REMINDER: City General Election Is Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017;Applications for Place on the Ballot  Accepted July 22 – Aug. 21

In accordance with the Texas Election Code, the City will hold a General Election on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017. The following Mis...

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Posted on: July 1, 2017

FY 2018 Budget Year Began July 1

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At their Monday, June 19 Regular Meeting, Missouri City Council Members unanimously approved and adopted the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 annual budget on the first and final reading. The total adopted budget for FY 2018 is $137,322,554, with a General Fund Budg...

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Posted on: June 2, 2017

City Earns GFOA Budget Award

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This year, the Government Finance Officers Association of U.S. and Canada (GFOA) has awarded Missouri City with the GFOA Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for the 32nd consecutive year. The international association noted that the award “reflects th...

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Posted on: June 1, 2017

Hurricane Season is Here

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Hurricane Season is upon us and if a storm strikes, Missouri City is ready to respond.

To weather a disaster, our first responders encourage you to plan and prepare before a hurricane or tornado hits so that you’ll be able to protect your family. Now is th...

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Posted on: May 19, 2017

Hurricane Lane & Trammel-Fresno

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Construction on Hurricane Lane, which began in June, 2016, is now complete. A new two-lane roadway was constructed to extend Hurricane Lane north from Trammel-Fresno Road to Lake Olympia Parkway where it will connect to the Fort Bend Tollway. The...

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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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