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Posted on: May 2, 2016

TXDOT to Halt Texas Parkway Construction

The Texas Department of Transportation will suspend construction pavement work along Texas Parkway for early voting from Tuesday, May 3, to Wednesday, May 4, and on Election Day (Saturday, May 7). TxDOT will resume construction on Monday, May 9.

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Posted on: April 29, 2016

City to Celebrate Public Service Recognition Week

This year, Public Service Recognition Week is May 1-7, and Missouri City is hosting activities to honor its public service employees and their pride, professionalism and commitment to service. Highlights on the 2016 agenda include:

*City Council Membe...Read on...

Posted on: April 28, 2016

Residents and Businesses Invited to Attend HCC Groundbreaking

What: Groundbreaking ceremony for new HCC Missouri City Campus

Houston Community College will host a “Breaking New Ground”
ceremony for the new Texas Parkway Campus.

When: Wednesday, May 4; 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Where: City Hall Plaza, 1522 Texas...Read on...

Posted on: April 24, 2016

City Invites Residents To Join The Annual Citizens’ Police & Fire Academy

Missouri City invites residents to join the Annual Citizens’ Police & Fire Academy for 2016. The program offers a “behind-the-scenes” view of the dangers firefighters and police officers face on the job. Classes begin on May 10.

This free, seven-week p...Read on...

Posted on: March 30, 2016

Council Member Floyd Emery Elected

On Friday, March 4, Missouri City Councilmember Floyd Emery was elected Vice Chair for the Houston-Galveston Area Council (H-GAC).

The H-GAC is a regional organization through which local governments address issues and pose resolutions in solving are...Read on...

Posted on: March 30, 2016

Latest Youth, Senior & Family Events

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

Build-A-Wreath Class

  • What: Morning and evening classes throughout May for participants to learn wreath building from Build A Wreath USA’s Sharon Hill. Partic...
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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: December 8, 2015

City Wins $500,000 Justice Dept. Grant

Missouri City is one of five Texas municipalities to receive a coveted COPS grant in the sum of $500,000; the new grant will fund the hiring of four new officers in the Missouri City Police Department. The grant win is the result of a joint effort between...Read on...

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: September 25, 2014

City Launches SeeClickFix “iReport” Mobile App

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...

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."

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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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Posted on: June 8, 2015

Fort Bend County Residents May Now Apply for Federal Disaster Assistance

AUSTIN, Texas – The federal disaster declaration has been expanded to include Individual Assistance for 20 more counties as a result of the severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and flooding that began May 4, according to the Texas Division of Eme...Read on...

Posted on: May 18, 2015

Major METRO Agreement Paves Way For New Transportation Solutions

U.S. Rep. John Culberson and METRO Board Chairman Gilbert Garcia today announced an agreement paving the way for future transportation solutions to address the growing needs of the region and the nation's fourth most populous city.

The agreement pr...Read on...

Posted on: June 15, 2015

City Preparing for Possible Rain Storms, Residents Urged To Avoid Flooded Roads

Missouri City staff are preparing for a dangerous flood threat that could develop Monday evening and continue through Wednesday as a Gulf of Mexico tropical disturbance heads toward the Texas coast.

Public Safety and Emergency Management officials with the...

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