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Posted on: June 15, 2018

Council Connection for June 4

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At their Monday, June 4, 2018 Regular Meeting, City Council Members proclaimed June 10 – 16, 2018, as “Juneteenth Week”, heard a presentation on Texas Parkway updates and authorized the purchase of fleet vehicles.

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Posted on: June 1, 2018

Council Connection for May 21

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At their Monday, May 21, 2018 Regular Meeting, City Council Members authorized a tax abatement agreement, authorized a contract for the reconstruction of Independence Boulevard (Segment 1) and Staffordshire Road and approved an agreement for veterinarian ...

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Posted on: May 18, 2018

Council Connection for May 7

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At their Monday, May 7, 2018 Regular Meeting, City Council Members authorized several tax abatement agreements, approved an ordinance that regulates massage establishments and approved an amendment to the Missouri City Code to rename the Finance Departmen...

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Posted on: April 20, 2018

Council Connection for April 16

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At their Monday, April 16, 2018 Regular Meeting, City Council Members oversaw a check presentation from the Brazos River Bike Rally to the Parks Foundation, oversaw a presentation of the latest Golden Tree Award and adopted an Economic Development Plan. H...

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Posted on: April 6, 2018

Council Connection for April 2

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At their Monday, April 2, 2018 Regular Meeting, City Council Members proclaimed April2018 “National Fair Housing Month”, proclaimed April 8 – 14, 2018, as “National Public Safety Telecommunications Week” a...

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Posted on: March 23, 2018

Council Connection for March 19

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At their Monday, March 19, 2018 Regular Meeting, City Council Members approved a request by the Exchange Club of Fort Bend to post child abuse awareness signs on Highway 90-A and Present Street, authorized a new mission statement for the Animal Services D...

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Posted on: February 23, 2018

Council Connection for Feb. 19

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At their Monday, Feb. 19, 2017 Regular Meeting, City Council Members heard comments and options for residential zoned properties adjacent to industrial zoned properties and adopted a Mustang Bayou/Palmer Plantation Area Wastewater Treatment Master Plan. H...

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Posted on: February 9, 2018

Council Connection for Feb. 5

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At their Monday, Feb, 5, 2018 Regular Meeting, City Council Members heard updates on the Snowdrop Foundation, this weekend’s Visitor Center Grand Opening and Black History Month Celebration and an Animal Services update. Here is a full rundown of Council’...

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Posted on: January 12, 2018

Council Connection for Jan. 2

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At their Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018 Regular Meeting, City Council Members recognized therecipient of the 2017 Municipal Volunteer Program of the Year Award, recognizedthe Police Department for earning re-recognition status from the Texas PoliceChiefs Associati...

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Posted on: December 28, 2017

Council Connection for Dec. 18

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At their Monday, Dec. 18, 2017 Regular Meeting, City Council Members granted a specific use permit for a telecommunications tower, adopted a schedule of parks fees and adopted a community event participation policy. Here is a full rundown of Council’s act...

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Posted on: December 15, 2017

Council Connection for Dec. 4

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At their Monday, Dec. 4, 2017 Regular Meeting, City Council Members approved anapplication to the Texas General Land Office, executed a contract for legal andfinancial services related to the City’s municipal utility district strategyand adopted...

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Posted on: November 30, 2017

Council Connection for Nov. 20

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At their Monday, Nov. 20, 2017 Regular Meeting, City Council Members recognized retiringDistrict B Councilmember Don Smith, elected a Mayor Pro Tem and adopted a policy regarding the timing of City-sponsored meetings. Here is a full rundownof Council&...

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Posted on: November 7, 2017

Council Connection for Nov. 6

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At their Monday, Nov. 6, 2017 Regular Meeting, City Council Members recognized two retiring members of the Fire & Rescue Services Department, authorized a contract for the reconstruction of Waterfall Drive and authorized three resolutions that authori...

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Posted on: October 17, 2017

Council Connection for Oct. 16

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Council Connection for Monday, Oct. 16

At their Monday, Oct. 16, 2017 Regular Meeting, City Council Members heard a presentation of the Parks & Recreation annual report, authorized a contract for the reconstruction of Ashmont Drive and author...

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Posted on: October 3, 2017

Council Connection for Oct. 2

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At their Monday, Oct. 2, 2017 Regular Meeting, City Council Members heard Fire & Rescue Services’ annual report, authorized a parkland dedication for the Liberty Ridge subdivision and approved an ordinance that adopts a tax rate of $0.6000. ...

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Posted on: September 22, 2017

Council Connection for Sept. 18

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At their Monday, Sept. 18, 2017 Regular Meeting, City Council Members held the second and final public hearing for a proposed tax rate, authorized a contract for mosquito spraying services and authorized a contract for utilities and engineering services. ...

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Posted on: September 8, 2017

Council Connection for Sept. 5

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At their Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017 Regular Meeting, City Council Members heard a Work Plan end of year performance report, authorized a contract for a municipal utility district legal consultant and authorized a proposal on an ad valorem tax rate by record v...

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Posted on: August 25, 2017

Council Connection for Aug. 21

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At their Monday, Aug. 21, 2017 Regular Meeting, City Council Members recognized Clean Restaurant Award Winners and approved an ordinance on the first reading to create Recognized Sports Associations. Here is a full rundown of Council’s actions from that m...

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Posted on: August 10, 2017

Council Connection for Aug. 7

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At their Monday, Aug. 7, 2017 Regular Meeting, City Council Members heard a presentation on the Police Department’s annual report, presented scholarships to Community Development Block Grant recipients and approved an ordinance to provide for a general el...

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Posted on: July 27, 2017

Council Connection for July 17

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At their Monday, July 17, 2017 Regular Meeting, City Council Members presided over a badge pinning for the Assistant Fire & Rescue Services Department Chiefs, authorized the design contract for the reconstruction of the Glenn Lakes Bridge over Oyster ...

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Posted on: July 18, 2017

Council Connection for July 3

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At their Monday, July 3, 2017 Regular Meeting, City Council Members declared July Parks and Recreation Month, approved a City naming policy on the second and final reading and adopted a new personnel manual on the first of two readings. District C Council...

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News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: June 14, 2018

El Dorado Boulevard Westbound Lane Is Closed Through July 6 for Construction

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Through Friday, July 6, 2018, the westbound lane of El Dorado Boulevard will be closed at the intersection with Covey Trail Court for street repairs. There will be a detour via Covey Trail Court – Covey Trail – FM 1092. Additional rout...

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Posted on: June 6, 2018

On the Parks Agenda

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Missouri City Parks & Recreation Director Jason Mangum recently earned the Certified Park and Recreation Executive (CPRE) certification from the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA).

Founded in 2011, the CPRE establishes a national standard ...

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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: 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: 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: 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: 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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