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Posted on: June 25, 2016

City Prepares for Annual July 4th Event

The Missouri City Parks & Recreation Department has a fitness and recreation agenda that is fun for all ages:

Fourth of July

  • What: The City’s annual holiday celebration and fireworks show. This annual patriotic tradition includes rides, moonwalks, a r...
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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: May 17, 2016

City Commemorates 60 Years of Incorporation

At 11:30 a.m. on Monday, April 25, Missouri City Mayor Allen Owen addressed an audience of more than 350 stakeholders at the City Centre at Quail Valley for the 2016 State of the City Address to commemorate 60 years of Show Me City incorporation and highl...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: February 15, 2016

City Fire & Rescue Improves ISO Rating

Earlier this month, Missouri City was notified by the Insurance Services Office (ISO) that effective Aug. 1, 2016, it will have a Public Protection Class rating of 1/1Y, the highest rating awarded by ISO. Currently, only 26 cities in Texas and 97 cities ...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 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 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...

Posted on: December 23, 2015

Year End Recreation Events, On the Agenda for 2016

As 2015 winds down, the Parks & Recreation Department is planning to host a number of exciting holiday events:

Kids’ Day Out

  • What: A $20-per-day winter day camp for ages 5 – 12 that will include games, large group activities, sports and crafts. Partic...
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Posted on: November 16, 2015

Missouri City Council Members Unanimously Vote to Appoint Anthony Snipes as the Seventh City Manager

Following a competitive eight-month recruitment process, veteran public administrator Anthony Snipes, who has extensive experience managing municipal projects nationwide, has been unanimously appointed by Missouri City Councilmembers to be the Show Me Cit...Read on...

Posted on: September 2, 2015

City Launches Voluntary “Silent Partner” Program

Community partnerships are vital not only to the growth and development of the “Show Me City” but also for the improvement of public safety. Residents are the Police Department’s eyes and ears in the community, and a strong, open line of dialogue between ...Read on...

Posted on: September 2, 2015

2015 Property Tax Rates

This notice concerns the 2015 property tax rates for City of Missouri City. It presents information about three tax rates. Last year's tax rate is the actual tax rate the taxing unit used to determine property taxes last year. This year's effective tax ra...Read on...

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Posted on: August 31, 2015

City Named 2015 Scenic City

The “Show Me City” is respected nationwide for its high-quality development requirements and dedication to preserving the top quality imagery and pride residents have built. Missouri City’s history of stringent planning and development services has earned...Read on...

Posted on: July 31, 2015

National Search for CM Position Extended

After careful consideration of three City Manager finalists, Missouri City Council Members have moved to extend the nationwide search for a new chief administrative officer.

With direction from City Council, Strategic Government Resources will continue...Read on...

Posted on: June 30, 2015

Fire Station 5 Officially Opened

On Wednesday, July 1, 2015, Missouri City Fire Station 5, located at 190 Waters Lake Blvd., officially opened its doors and began serving the southern portion of Sienna Plantation. Officers and drivers for the new station were sworn in on Thursday, June 2...Read on...

Posted on: September 2, 2015

City Invites Residents to Get Fit

Missouri City has a schedule of exciting Parks & Recreation events planned throughout the rest of the summer and into the early fall, including the following:

Shrimp Boil Tennis Festival

  • What: A Ladies and Men’s Doubles level 3.0, 3.5, 4.5, 4.0 and Ope...
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Posted on: August 31, 2015

Sept. is National Preparedness Month

Throughout the month of September, Missouri City will recognize National Preparedness Month and encourage residents to monitor the City's Emergency Management website, MissouriCityReady, and Twitter, @MissouriCityEM, for updates and information on how to prepare for a variety of emergency situations. During the month, the Federal Emergency Management Agency will be focusing on the following hazard themes:

  • Week 1 – Flood
  • Week 2 – Wildfire
  • Week 3 – Hurricane
  • Week 4 – Power Outage
  • Week 5 – Lead up to National PrepareAthon! Day (Sept. 30)

FEMA’s PrepareAthon! website includes free hazard-specific resources that residents can download and utilize in conjunction with preparedness plans available on MissouriCityReady.com. A list of local, state and federal resources is also available on the City’s emergency preparedness website.

"During emergency situations, communication between the City and residents is key. Residents are strongly encouraged to sign up for Missouri City Ready alerts to get up-to-date information as soon as possible,” Missouri City Fire and Rescue Services Chief Russell Sander said. “Recognizing hazards and knowing what to do to protect yourself and your family during these situations will help you take effective steps to prepare beforehand and aid recovery after the event. The City will work throughout National Preparedness Month to further educate the public."

For more information go to http://www.ready.gov/septemberRead on...

Posted on: July 30, 2015

Thomas Taylor Parkway Officially Open

At 8 a.m. on Thursday, July 9, Missouri City staff, elected officials and residents held a special ribbon cutting ceremony for Thomas Taylor Parkway, an approximately $2.5 million, Fort bend County-funded extension of Lexington Boulevard from Texas Parkwa...Read on...

Posted on: July 24, 2015

Recreation for Senior Citizens

Senior Casino Trip

  • What: A Senior (50+) Casino Trip to Coushatta Casino Resort. The program cost is $10, and participants will receive a $10 gaming voucher upon arriving to the casino. Due to demand, a second bus has been booked to allow for more participa...
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Posted on: July 16, 2015

Strategic Government Resources Announces Finalists for CM Position

After conducting a nationwide search, Strategic Government Resources (SGR) has announced three finalists for the City Manager position at the City of Missouri City:

  • Mike Castro, current City Manager at the City of Jersey Village
  • Leonardo Olivares, forme...
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