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Posted on: August 5, 2020

Council Connection for Aug. 3

Council Connection

At their Monday, Aug. 3 Virtual Regular Meeting, Councilmembers held a public hearing to receive comments for or against an ordinance amending Chapter 82, Subdivisions, of the Missouri City Code, establishing regulations for the naming of new streets; aut...

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Council Connection
Posted on: August 5, 2020

Council Connection for Aug. 3

Council Connection

At their Monday, Aug. 3 Virtual Regular Meeting, Councilmembers held a public hearing to receive comments for or against an ordinance amending Chapter 82, Subdivisions, of the Missouri City Code, establishing regulations for the naming of new streets; aut...

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Posted on: August 4, 2020

MCTX Launches Art in Public Places Survey; Residents Encouraged to Provide Input

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To continue the beautification throughout the “Show Me City,” the MCTX Art in Public Places Program is undergoing an initiative to gather public input from residents and local artists to increase the art in the community. Future art pr...

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Posted on: July 30, 2020

Council To Discuss Ordinance Amendment To Address Offensive/Racially-Insensitive Street Signs on 8/3

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Turning the page on an offensive and racially-insensitive part of Missouri City’s street naming history, Councilmembers are set to hold a public hearing at their Monday, Aug. 3 Regular Virtual Meeting to receive comments for or against ...

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Posted on: July 28, 2020

Alternate Lane Closures Along Waterfall Drive; Delays Expected

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In an effort to further enhance infrastructure throughout the City, the City’s contractor began alternate lane closures along Waterfall Drive from Independence Boulevard to Long Rock Drive. During this reconstruction, detour signage and traffic ...

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Posted on: July 22, 2020

Council Connection for July 20

Council Connection

At their Monday, July 20 Virtual Regular Meeting, Councilmembers authorized the execution of a contract for a monitored cybersecurity solution; authorized the execution of a contract for the cleaning, decontamination, and repair of firefighter bunker gear...

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Council Connection
Posted on: July 20, 2020

UPDATE: City Council Appoints New City Manager, Odis Jones

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Updated: Aug. 3, 2020

As authorized by City Council, MCTX Mayor Yolanda Ford, in collaboration with the Legal and Human Resources Departments, has finalized an employment agreement to hire Mr. Odis Jones as the municipality’s 8th Chief Administra...

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Posted on: July 16, 2020

UPDATE: General Election Candidate Applications Being Accepted Under COVID-19 Submission Procedures

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Updated: Aug. 3, 2020

In accordance with the Texas Election Code, the City will hold a General and Special Election on Tuesday, Nov. 3. The positions on the ballot for the General Election are for Mayor, At-Large Position 1 and At-Large Position 2. And, th...

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Posted on: July 15, 2020

MCPD Annual Report: Decrease in Crime Shows Continued Dedication to Keeping the “Show Me City” Safe

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In a detailed presentation to Councilmembers at their Monday, July 6 Regular Virtual Meeting, MCTX Police Chief Mike Berezin provided the department’s annual report, highlighting success stories throughout the year and discussing initiatives suc...

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Posted on: July 9, 2020

Council Connection for July 6

Council Connection

At their Monday, July 6 Virtual Regular Meeting, Councilmembers authorized the execution of a professional services contract for the design of the Parks Department maintenance facility; authorized the negotiation and execution of a contract for the remode...

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Council Connection
Posted on: June 26, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATES: Mayor Ford Issues Local Order Requiring Face Coverings; Municipal Court Closes

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In accordance with Fort Bend and Harris Counties, Mayor Yolanda Ford is issuing a local order requiring that face coverings (homemade masks, scarfs, bandanas, and handkerchiefs) be worn in all local businesses and workplaces by employees and patrons. Orde...

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Posted on: June 26, 2020

Frequently Asked Questions: MCTX Use of Force Policies

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In light of recent events across the country involving law enforcement officers and officials, some residents and stakeholders have inquired about the City’s policies and procedures, specifically as it relates to use of force practices that may ...

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Posted on: June 25, 2020

Frequently Asked Questions: Election Signage

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On Tuesday, Nov. 3, Missouri City residents will vote in the 2020 General & Special Elections at polling stations citywide. The positions on the ballot for the General Election are for Mayor, At-Large Position #1 and At-Large Position #2 and the Speci...

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Posted on: June 23, 2020

Mayor Ford's COVID-19 UPDATE: Wear Masks, Wash Hands

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To stay up-to-date on MCTX COVID-19 developments, residents and stakeholders can visit the City’s websites, www.missouricitytx.gov and www.missouricityready.com, like us on Facebook—fb/MissouriCityTX, follow us on Twitter—@Mi...

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Posted on: June 22, 2020

MCTX to Host Food/PPE Distribution | Saturday, June 27 | 10:30 a.m.-Noon | City Hall Complex

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What: Missouri City Mayor Yolanda Ford invites all residents to a Food/PPE Distribution that is being held to provide local families with essential food and personal protective equipment supplies during the COVID-19 pandemic. Social distancing guidelines ...

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Posted on: June 19, 2020

UPDATE: Candidate Applications for 2020 General Election Being Accepted Until Monday, Aug. 17

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Updated: July 29, 2020

In accordance with the Texas Election Code, the City will hold a General and Special Election on Tuesday, Nov. 3. The positions on the ballot for the General Election are for Mayor, At-Large Position 1 and At-Large Position 2. And, t...

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Posted on: June 17, 2020

Council Connection for June 15

Council Connection

At their Monday, June 15 Virtual Regular Meeting, Councilmembers authorized the execution of an interlocal agreement with Fort Bend County to receive funds under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act; authorized the Mayor to sign ...

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Council Connection
Posted on: June 12, 2020

MCTX Recreation & Tennis Center to Open to the Public on June 15 Under Proper Safety Guidelines

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As the State of Texas continues to open back up during the COVID-19 pandemic, the MCTX Recreation & Tennis Center located at 2701 Cypress Point Drive, will once again open its doors to the public starting Monday, June 15.

To ensure the health and safet...

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Posted on: June 9, 2020

Heat Advisory In Effect Until 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 9; Stay Cool | Stay Hydrated | Stay Informed

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The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for the region including Missouri City from noon to 7 p.m. today, Tuesday, June 9. Temperatures could reach the upper 90s with heat index values between 105 and 110 degrees.

MCTX Emergency Management ...

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Posted on: June 9, 2020

MCTX Municipal Court Re-Opened to the Public; Staff Using COVID-19 Operational Guidelines

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As the State of Texas continues to open back up during the COVID-19 pandemic, the MCTX Municipal Court has re-opened its doors to the public, using State guidelines for operations. Over the past few months, hearings have been conducted virtually, however ...

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Posted on: June 4, 2020

CDBG Applications Now Available; Deadline is July 3

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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 ...

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Posted on: June 3, 2020

Council Connection for June 1

Council Connection

At their Monday, June 1 Virtual Regular Meeting, Councilmembers approved an ordinance disannexing a 34.16-acre tract of land located north of the Sienna Steep Bank Village residential subdivision, south of McKeever Road, east of Sienna Parkway, and west o...

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Council Connection
Posted on: June 2, 2020

2020 Missouri City Community Survey

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At the Monday, May 4 Special Meeting, City Council and Staff were presented the results of the 2020 Citizens Survey, which was conducted by ETC Institute. The survey was mailed to a random sample of 3,000 of Missouri City’s 75,000 households ear...

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

2020 Hurricane Season Is Under Way | For Emergency Updates & Alerts, Follow Official City Outlets

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The 2020 Hurricane Season is officially under way today, Monday June 1, and runs through Monday, Nov. 30. And with tropical storms, heavy rains and high water levels already on the national and regional weather radars, Missouri City residents are urged to...

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Posted on: May 29, 2020

Missouri City Mourns the Loss of Former MCPD Detective Caleb Rule

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The City of Missouri City is grieving the death of former Police Department Detective Caleb Rule, who recently died in the line of duty.

Rule served as a sworn MCPD officer from 2004 to 2018 before joining Fort Bend County Precinct 4 as a Deputy Constable....

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Posted on: May 22, 2020

Frequently Asked Questions: Mosquito Control Program

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In recent weeks, heavy rains and winds have swept across the region, showers are forecast during the 2020 Memorial Day Weekend and Hurricane Season starts on Monday, June 1, which is just 10 days away (to get prepared, visit www.MissouriCityReady.com). As...

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

Council Connection for May 18

Council Connection

At their Monday, May 18 Virtual Regular Meeting, Councilmembers held a public hearing to receive comments for or against the amendment of the project and financing plan for Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone Number Three, City of Missouri City, Texas; author...

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Council Connection
Posted on: May 12, 2020

“Show Me City” Issues National Police Week Proclamation; Honors MCPD’s Excellence & Commitment

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As the world copes with this unfortunate pandemic, it is important to remember those who are on the forefront during emergencies. At the May 4 Regular City Council meeting, Mayor Yolanda Ford proclaimed the week of May 10 through May 16 “Nationa...

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Posted on: May 7, 2020

2020 Hurricane Preparedness Week is May 3 to 9 | Get Prepared | Season Begins June 1

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While Missouri City stays home during this pandemic, City officials encourage residents to prepare ahead to weather any storms during the 2020 Hurricane Season. As such, City Council Members proclaimed the week of May 3 as “Hurricane Preparednes...

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Posted on: May 6, 2020

Council Connection for May 4

Council Connection

At their Monday, May 4 Virtual Regular Meeting, Councilmembers held a public hearing to receive comments for or against an ordinance amending Subsection 9.6.B.3.e., of Appendix A of the Missouri City Code, entitled, “The City of Missouri City Zo...

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Council Connection
Posted on: May 5, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE: Recreation & Tennis Center to Re-Open in Phases; Outdoor Courts Opening Tomorrow

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As part of Gov. Greg Abbott’s April 27 order, the Missouri City Recreation & Tennis Center, 2701 Cypress Point Dr., will be gradually re-opening in phases. Beginning 9 a.m. tomorrow—Wednesday, May 6—all outdoor courts wil...

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Posted on: April 30, 2020

COVID-19 Testing Site to Open in Missouri City

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New COVID-19 testing site to open in Missouri City at Thurgood Marshall High School beginning May 1. Testing is available for residents even if they are asymptomatic. Interested individuals may call, 281.238.2363 or complete the online screening tool via ...

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Posted on: April 30, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE: Quail Valley Golf Course & Bluebonnet Grille To Open Tomorrow, Friday May 1

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In accordance with Gov. Greg Abbott’s executive order from Monday, April 27 to re-open Texas in phases, MCTX is making changes in operations at the Quail Valley Golf Course and Bluebonnet Grille effective tomorrow, Friday, May 1.

“As ou...

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Posted on: April 30, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE: Resources for Residents & Businesses

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As of today, Thursday, April 30, Missouri City has 163 COVID-19 positive cases with 153 in Fort Bend County and 10 in Harris County. These increasing numbers make it crucial for MCTX residents to follow all social distancing guidelines to ensure proper sa...

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Posted on: April 30, 2020

UPDATE: Face Masks & Gloves Distribution for Residents Tomorrow—Friday, May 1 at Fire Station 2

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What: Missouri City Mayor Yolanda Ford will be hosting a face masks and gloves distribution for area residents. The COVID-19 event was made possible through a partnership with Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo and City of Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner.

As ...

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Posted on: April 25, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE: Frequently Asked Questions - Park Manor Nursing Home

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COVID-19 has spread throughout the southeast part of Texas, with Missouri City being considered a hotspot. As of Saturday, April 25, there have been 147 confirmed cases in Missouri City, including additional new cases at the Park Manor Nursing Home, locat...

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Posted on: April 24, 2020

Calling All Students to Submit Artwork for Mother’s Day Contest; Special Drive-Up Event on May 9

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Despite the given circumstances and the guidelines regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, Missouri City is finding innovative ways to revamp the annual Mother’s Day Cake Decorating Event. With the social distancing guidelines in place around the world...

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Posted on: April 22, 2020

Council Connection for April 20

Council Connection

At their Monday, April 20 Virtual Regular Meeting, Councilmembers held a public hearing to receive comments for or against the disannexation of a 34.16-acre tract of land located north of the Sienna Steep Bank Village residential subdivision, south of McK...

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Council Connection
Posted on: April 16, 2020

UPDATE: Residents Encouraged to Serve On Boards, Committees, Commissions | Apply Online

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City Council and staff value input and feedback from citizens and are seeking applicants for all boards, committees and commissions. When serving, residents will have a unique opportunity to participate in the governing process and to provide ideas and su...

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Posted on: April 14, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE: 97 Confirmed Cases | Observance of CDC Guidelines Urged | Golf Course Closed

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As of today (Tuesday, April 14), Missouri City has the most confirmed COVID-19 cases in Fort Bend County with 90 confirmations, according to the Fort Bend County Health & Human Services Department. The City also has seven confirmed cases in the Harris...

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Posted on: April 9, 2020

Council Connection for April 6

Council Connection

At their Monday, April 6 Virtual Regular Meeting, Councilmembers postponed the May 2, 2020 Special election to Nov. 3, 2020; authorized the negotiation and execution of a contract with Gulf Coast Water Authority to purchase an additional 10 million gallon...

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Council Connection
Posted on: April 8, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE: All City Parks & Trails, Quail Valley Golf Course to Close During Easter Weekend

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As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect Southeast Texas, Missouri City officials are taking proactive measures to further assist in slowing the spread of the virus. All City parks and trails will be closed from 8 p.m. Thursday, April 9 to 8 a.m. Mond...

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Posted on: April 7, 2020

MCTX Once Again Earns National Distinction for Safe Streets From Alarms.org & SafeWise

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The “Show Me City” is once again being commended for its safe streets, earning the No. 34 rank in a list of 154 Texas cities rated by Alarms.org, the official site of the National Council for Home Safety and Security—an assoc...

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Posted on: April 2, 2020

Mayor Yolanda Ford's April 2 COVID-19 Update

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To stay up-to-date on MCTX COVID-19 developments, residents and stakeholders can visit the City’s websites, www.missouricitytx.gov and www.missouricityready.com, like us on Facebook—fb/MissouriCityTX, follow us on Twitter—@Mi...

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Posted on: April 2, 2020

Mayor Yolanda Ford, City Council and Staff Extend Get Well Wishes to Councilmember Jeffrey L. Boney

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As the world struggles to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, the “Show Me City” is acutely aware of the perils associated with the crisis given that it has impacted one of our own elected officials, District B Councilmember Jeffrey L. Boney...

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions: Local Case, Symptoms, Resources, City Office Closures

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Missouri City officials and staff are continuing to work closely with local, state and federal experts to implement proactive measures that will ensure the safety of citizens and stakeholders.

To further assist all MCTX constituencies during this public he...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE: City to Host Virtual Meetings for City Council,
P & Z Commission & Parks Board

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In compliance with the local, state and national guidelines and to ensure safety, all MCTX public meetings will be held virtually until the COVID-19 pandemic is contained. This will include, but will not necessarily be limited to upcoming City Council, Pl...

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE: Stay Home Orders Issued for Fort Bend & Harris Counties

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As the world continues to fight the Coronavirus pandemic, MCTX is monitoring the trajectory of the cases in our region and is working closely with local, state and national officials to implement proactive measures to ensure the safety of our residents.

At...

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

Council Connection for March 16

Council Connection

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, MCTX City Councilmembers had a new system in place at the Monday, March 16 meeting to ensure proper safety for everyone in attendance. In alliance with local, state and national guidelines, City Council, staff and the...

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Council Connection
Posted on: March 17, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE:

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In the wake of the latest national social distancing guidelines and increasing COVID-19 cases in the region, MCTX is working closely with local, state and national officials to implement proactive measures to ensure the safety of our residents.

Earlier tod...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE: Mayor Yolanda Ford Signs Proclamation Declaring a Local Disaster

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MCTX took additional proactive actions today to further safeguard public health and safety during the ongoing coronavirus public health crisis. Continuing to follow best practice recommendations provided by local, state and federal authorities:

  • Mayor Yolan...
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Posted on: March 12, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE: City Monitoring Crisis with Fort Bend/Harris Counties; EOC Activated to Level III

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MCTX officials are closely monitoring COVID-19 and are working with local, state and federal agencies to manage the pandemic in this region. Based on recent updates, including the “Declaration of Local Disaster for Public Health Emergency&rd...

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Posted on: March 9, 2020

Frequently Asked Questions: METRO to Consolidate MCTX Services

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On Tuesday, Jan. 28, METRO in partnership with Missouri City hosted a public hearing to discuss and receive feedback on its proposed MCTX service changes, to merge the 364 Flex Route with the 363 Community Connector.

According to METRO officials, this chan...

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Posted on: March 4, 2020

Council Connection for March 2

Council Connection

At their Monday, March 2 Regular Meeting, Councilmembers awarded Package 1 construction contract for the Mustang Bayou Wastewater Treatment Plant Expansion; amended Chapter 34, Finance Taxation, of the Missouri City Code and declared the City’s ...

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Council Connection
Posted on: February 25, 2020

MCTX Council Votes 4-3 to End City Manager Contract

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At their Monday, Feb. 24 Special Meeting, Missouri City Councilmembers voted 4-3 to dissolve the employment contract of City Manager Anthony J. Snipes, who had served as the City’s Chief Administrative Officer since Dec. 1, 2015.

Due to the relat...

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Posted on: February 19, 2020

Council Connection for Feb. 17

Council Connection

At their Monday, Feb. 17 Regular Meeting, Councilmembers authorized the purchase of six new fleet vehicles; authorized the execution of an interlocal agreement with the City of Corinth for the purchase of two police motorcycles; and approved the submissio...

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Council Connection
Posted on: February 11, 2020

“Show Me City” Rolling Out Its 2020 Citizen Survey

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Missouri City will be conducting its 2020 Citizen Survey through the end of March and it will again be administered through the nationally-recognized ETC Institute via mail, Internet, and phone.

ETC will mail the survey and a City-approved project descript...

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Posted on: February 7, 2020

Council Connection for Feb. 3

Council Connection

At their Monday, Feb. 3 Regular Meeting, Councilmembers approved an ordinance amending Chapter 82 of the Missouri City Code; approved a special election to be held on May 2, 2020 for the purpose of submitting to the qualified voters of the City of Missour...

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Council Connection
Posted on: February 6, 2020

RSWTP Closed for Phase II Expansion Construction; During Shutdown, MUD-Operated Wells Being Utilized

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As part of the Phase II expansion of the Missouri City Regional Surface Water Treatment Plant (RSWTP), service from the facility has been temporarily halted and, in the interim, water is being supplied by area municipal utility districts (MUDs) from groun...

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Posted on: February 5, 2020

Frequently Asked Questions: Lake Shore Harbour Section 5 | PID No. 2

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The City hosted a community meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 15 at the Lake Shore Harbour Clubhouse to educate homeowners on the Public Improvement District (PID) No. 2 and assessment. Based on the discussion and feedback, staff created a list of frequently ask...

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Posted on: February 5, 2020

Portion of Robinson Road Closed For Emergency Repairs; Expect Delays

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The 3200 block of Robinson Road is closed to traffic in both directions so that crews can make an emergency repair to the concrete pavement damaged by a local contractor who was installing a 12-inch sanitary sewer line without prior notification to staff ...

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Posted on: February 3, 2020

On the Move In the “Show Me City”

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MCTX infrastructure projects remain a priority citywide and are critical to improving and maintaining transportation systems—including roadways, sidewalks and trails—throughout the community.

To upgrade mobility flow for residents, firs...

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Posted on: January 22, 2020

Council Connection for Jan. 21

Council Connection

At their Tuesday, Jan. 21 Regular Meeting, Councilmembers authorized the purchase of a sign preemption system for emergency vehicles through the BuyBoard cooperative purchasing program; authorized the purchase of replacement Fire Department safety breathi...

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Council Connection
Posted on: January 14, 2020

Frequently Asked Questions: Municipal Solid Waste Program

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With the New Year under way, we have now entered into the first quarter of the Municipal Solid Waste Program in partnership with the contracted provider, WCA. Residents now have the option to request a change in the size of their trash/recycling container...

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Posted on: January 9, 2020

Council Connection for Jan. 6

Council Connection

At their Monday, Jan. 6 Regular Meeting, Councilmembers authorized the execution of the second addendum to the Steepbank Flatbank wastewater facilities agreement with certain participants; authorized the execution of a letter of approval to operate a non-...

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Council Connection
Posted on: December 27, 2019

District B Councilmember Jeffrey L. Boney Appointed to Serve on NLC’s Committee

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MCTX District B Councilmember Jeffrey L. Boney was recently appointed to the National League of Cities (NLC) 2020 Community and Economic development (CED) federal advocacy committee.

According to NLC, this committee is responsible for developing policy pos...

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Posted on: December 20, 2019

2019 Year-In-Review: “Show Me City” Continues to Thrive In All Operations

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2019 has been another memorable year in the “Show Me City”. Residents, stakeholders, partners and staff celebrated a prosperous year in MCTX as economic development soared, local subdivisions remained among the safest communities in th...

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Posted on: December 19, 2019

It's CENSUS DAY! Everyone Counts

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It’s Census Day 2020 and we’re asking the community to do its part in shaping the future of the “Show Me City”. Residents now have an opportunity to participate in the nationwide program that only takes place once e...

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Posted on: December 18, 2019

Glen Martel Takes Flight in “Show Me City” As Assistant City Manager

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Glen Martel is no stranger to tackling obstacles. The new Assistant City Manager of the City of Missouri City brings 35 years of experience in the Nevada Air National Guard and the United States Air Force to the “Show Me City,” and his...

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Posted on: December 17, 2019

Council Connection for Dec. 16

Council Connection

At their Monday, Dec. 16 Regular Meeting, Councilmembers accepted a deed for parkland from Herrin Ranch Development II Inc.; authorized the mayor to execute and the city secretary to attest an economic development agreement between the City and Grand Park...

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Council Connection
Posted on: December 16, 2019

MCTX Awarded 37th Certificate of Achievement For Excellence in Financial Reporting from GFOA

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For the 37th 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: December 13, 2019

MCTX Review of Dog Incident Is Ongoing

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As part of Missouri City’s ongoing investigation of all aspects of the dog incident that occurred on Wednesday, Dec. 11, involving multiple pets, staff has taken the following actions:

  • Confirmed the 10-day home quarantine for the dogs involved (i...
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Posted on: December 4, 2019

Council Connection for Dec. 2

Council Connection

At their Monday, Dec. 2 Regular Meeting, Councilmembers amended the Comprehensive Financial Policy for the City of Missouri City by revising the Fund Balance Policy; approved the submission of a grant application for the Community Outdoor Outreach Program...

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Council Connection
Posted on: November 21, 2019

Lane Closures on Independence Boulevard Segment 2 Continues

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As part of the reconstruction of Independence Boulevard Segment 2, the City’s contractors began alternate lane closures along the roadway from Moore Road to South Revolution Way on Monday, Nov. 25.

Motorists should expect delays and are advised t...

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Posted on: November 21, 2019

Lane Closures on Independence Boulevard Segment 2 Continues

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As part of the reconstruction of Independence Boulevard Segment 2, the City’s contractors began alternate lane closures along the roadway from Moore Road to South Revolution Way on Monday, Nov. 25.

Motorists should expect delays and are advised t...

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Roadway Closures
Posted on: November 19, 2019

Council Connection for Nov. 18

Council Connection

At their Monday, Nov. 18 Regular Meeting, oaths of office were administered to Councilmembers Cheryl Sterling, Jeffrey Boney, Anthony Maroulis, and Floyd Emery by Mayor Yolanda Ford, Judge Clarease Yates, City Secretary Maria Jackson and Fort Bend County ...

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Council Connection
Posted on: November 5, 2019

City Manager Anthony J. Snipes Achieves Prestigious “Credentialed Manager” Designation From ICMA

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MCTX City Manager Anthony J. Snipes recently achieved the “Credentialed Manager” designation from the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) in recognition of his extensive public administration service and expertise.

T...

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Posted on: November 5, 2019

Council Connection for Nov. 4

Council Connection

At their Monday, Nov. 4 Regular Meeting, Councilmembers authorized the City Manager to negotiate and execute the calendar year 2020 medical insurance benefits contracts; authorized the City to dedicate an access easement in accordance with the Dry Creek R...

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Council Connection
Posted on: November 1, 2019

REMINDER: Veterans Memorial Groundbreaking on Monday, Nov. 11, 9 a.m., City Hall Plaza

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What: Missouri City cordially invites all residents, stakeholders, area veterans, project donors, media outlets and municipal partners to join the groundbreaking ceremony for the City’s future Veterans Memorial, paying tribute to our military fo...

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Posted on: October 30, 2019

Planning Initiatives/Efforts Honored By Council, Highlighting the Proactive Comprehensive Plan

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One of the reasons MCTX is recognized as a Platinum Scenic City is its ongoing commitment to innovative planning initiatives that have resulted in the “Show Me City”:

  • Proactively updating the Comprehensive Plan every five years;
  • Enacting...
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Posted on: October 24, 2019

Council Connection for Oct. 21

Council Connection

At their Monday, Oct. 21 Regular Meeting, Councilmembers authorized the City Manager to execute a contract for the provision of services required for paving and drainage improvements for Independence Boulevard Segment 2; amended the general budget for the...

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Council Connection
Posted on: October 11, 2019

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

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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...

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Posted on: October 8, 2019

Council Connection for Oct. 7

Council Connection

At their Monday, Oct. 7 Regular Meeting, Councilmembers approved the 2019 property tax rate; authorized the City Manager to execute a contract for the purchase and installation of playground equipment at Roane Park; authorized the reimbursement to Century...

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Council Connection
Posted on: September 26, 2019

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

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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 ...

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Posted on: September 20, 2019

City Earns Prestigious GFOA Budget Award for 31st 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 31st consecutive Distinguished Budget Presentation Award, the Gov...

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Posted on: September 20, 2019

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

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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...
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Posted on: September 20, 2019

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

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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 ...

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Posted on: September 18, 2019

Council Connection for Sept. 16

Council Connection

At their Monday, Sept. 16 Regular Meeting, Councilmembers adopted the budget for the fiscal year beginning Oct. 1, 2019 and ending Sept. 30, 2020; authorized the City Manager to negotiate and execute an amendment to the existing contract for ditch cleanin...

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Council Connection
Posted on: September 13, 2019

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

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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...

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Posted on: September 12, 2019

Frequently Asked Questions: Election Signage

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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...

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Posted on: September 9, 2019

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

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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...

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Posted on: September 5, 2019

Council Connection for Sept. 3

Council Connection

At their Tuesday, Sept. 3 Regular Meeting, Councilmembers authorized a proposal on a maximum property tax rate of $0.63 and set the dates of public hearings for Sept. 16 and Sept. 23; authorized the city manager to execute a professional services contract...

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Council Connection
Posted on: August 21, 2019

Council Connection for Aug. 19

Council Connection

At their Monday, Aug. 19 Regular Meeting, Councilmembers authorized an agreement with the City of Pearland for cooperative purchasing; authorized a contract for the maintenance and service of citywide automatic external defibrillators (AEDs); authorized t...

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Council Connection
Posted on: July 1, 2019

MCTX Ranked As One of Top Cities to Live In Texas

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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...

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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 ...

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Posted on: May 31, 2019

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

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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...

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Posted on: May 6, 2019

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

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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...

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Posted on: April 12, 2019

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

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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...

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Posted on: April 8, 2019

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

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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...

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Posted on: March 20, 2019

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

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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...

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Posted on: February 26, 2019

Frequently Asked Questions: Municipal Solid Waste Program

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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...

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Posted on: February 8, 2019

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

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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...

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Posted on: January 31, 2019

MCTX Earns National Accolade for Safe Streets From Alarms.org

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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...

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Posted on: January 24, 2019

MCTX Welcomes New Financial Services Director Allena Portis

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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...

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Posted on: December 28, 2018

Council Connection for Dec. 17

Council Connection

At the Monday, Dec. 17, 2018 Regular Meeting, oaths-of-office were administered to Mayor Yolanda Ford and At-Large Position #2 Councilmember Chris Preston; long-serving Mayor Allen Owen was honored for more than 32 years of service; seven local scholars w...

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Council Connection
Posted on: December 28, 2018

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

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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...

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Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: December 20, 2018

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

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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...

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Posted on: November 6, 2018

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

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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...

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Posted on: October 16, 2018

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

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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...

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Posted on: September 7, 2018

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

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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&...

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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: August 1, 2018

Frequently Asked Questions:
New MCTX METRO Community Connector

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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 ...

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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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Happening in Missouri City
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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Happening in Missouri City
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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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...

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Happening in Missouri City
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 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: 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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Happening in Missouri City
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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Happening in Missouri City
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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