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Posted on: November 22, 2021

MCTX Special Runoff Election: Vote Early Nov. 29 – Dec. 7; Election Day is Dec. 11

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In accordance with the Texas Election Code, the City will hold a Special Runoff Election on Dec. 11, 2021, to elect a District A City Councilmember. Candidates in the order they will appear on the ballot are: City Councilmember, District A

  • Reginald Pearson...
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Posted on: November 22, 2021

MCTX Office Closures for Thanksgiving Week | Solid Waste Services on Schedule

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All non-emergency City offices will be closed Thursday, Nov. 25 and Friday, Nov. 26 for the Thanksgiving holiday. This includes:

  • City Hall Front Lobby, 1522 Texas Pkwy. 
  • Inspections & Permits, 1522 Texas Pkwy. 
  • Animal Shelter, 1923 Scan...
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Posted on: November 17, 2021

City Council Approves $1.5 Million Plan for Texas Pkwy/Cartwright Rd Makeovers

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During the Nov. 15 Regular City Council meeting, the Council approved a $1.5 million plan to upgrade the facades of businesses along the Texas Parkway/Cartwright Road Corridor, an essential district for businesses, residents, and visitors seeking goods an...

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Posted on: November 16, 2021

Council Connection for Nov. 15

Council Connection

At their Monday, Nov. 15 In-Person Regular Meeting in the Community Center, District B Councilmember Jeffrey L. Boney, Mayor Pro Tem/District C Councilmember Anthony G. Maroulis and District D Councilmember Floyd Emery were sworn in to office and City Cou...

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Posted on: June 25, 2021

City Seeking Applicants for New Ethics Commission | Application Deadline Extended to Nov. 30, 2021

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Update: Application deadline is now extended to Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021. Submit Application

Authority: Ordinance O-21-27 establishes the Ethics Commission of Missouri City.

Objectives: Pursuant to said authority and in accordance with City of Missou...

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Posted on: October 28, 2021

Helping Our Community: Stuff the Squad Car & Fire Truck Set for Nov. 20

Events

It’s that time of the year again! The MCTX Police, Fire & Rescue Services and the community will work together again for "Operation Thanksgiving: Stuff the Squad Car & Fire Truck" to collect non-perishable items for those in ne...

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Posted on: November 16, 2021

MCTX to Close Non-Emergency Offices Wednesday, Nov. 17 From 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. for Luncheon

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All non-emergency City Hall offices will be closed Wednesday, Nov. 17 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. to facilitate City employees attending and participating in the annual Thanksgiving Luncheon.

This includes: 

  • Inspections & Permits, 1522 Texas P...
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Posted on: October 21, 2021

On the Parks Agenda: Plan to Join the MCTX Team to Close Out 2021

Parks Agenda

The holiday season is near and Missouri City has planned several events, activities and camps for the whole family to enjoy. Mark your calendar and close out year 2021 with the MCTX team. For more information or to register for any of these events listed ...

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Posted on: September 24, 2021

Council Approves FY2022 Budget, Further Lowering Tax Rate

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The MCTX City Council voted unanimously to adopt the Fiscal Year 2022 Budget at their Regular Sept. 20 Meeting on Monday night. The FY2022 budget of $157,545,108 includes a lower tax rate of $0.578035, which is two cents less than last year’s ra...

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Posted on: November 1, 2021

REMINDER: Today is Election Day | Polls Open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

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In accordance with the Texas Election Code, the City will hold a General and Special Election Tuesday, Nov. 2. The ballot will include the positions for Districts A, B, C and D Councilmembers and the 2021 Bond Referendum.

Polls are open from 7 a.m. until 7...

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Posted on: September 20, 2021

New MCTX Economic Development Director, Aubrey Nettles, Sets Her Sights on Revitalization

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Aubrey Nettles has dedicated her life and career to investing in public service initiatives across the region, striving to improve the quality-of-life for citizens and to create growth opportunities for businesses. And, Nettles is excited to bring her bus...

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Posted on: September 20, 2021

Jennifer Thomas Gomez, Experienced 15-Year City Veteran, Ascends to Director of Development Services

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Based on her 15-year record of leadership and excellence with the “Show Me City”, Jennifer Thomas Gomez has been promoted to be the new Director of Development Services. Gomez, who had served as the Interim Director since January, was promoted to the top ...

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Posted on: September 16, 2021

City to Contract With GFL Environmental for Debris Pick Up on Sept. 25 & Oct. 2

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The City is contracting with its municipal solid waste provider, GFL Environmental to schedule an additional pick up day to assist citizens with debris removal from Hurricane Nicholas. Neighborhoods are assigned one storm debris pick up day based on their...

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Posted on: September 1, 2021

REMINDER: Bond Referendum Open House Today at 7 p.m.

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In a 5-1 vote, the MCTX City Council approved a special bond election to be held on Nov. 2. The vote was taken at the Aug. 16 In-Person Regular Meeting. If voters pass the measures, the bond referendum will raise more than $85 million for improvements to ...

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Posted on: September 1, 2021

REMINDER: Cast Your MCTX Votes Today & Tomorrow for McNaughton Park to Win

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The MacNaughton Park, 3047 Hampton Dr. has been selected as one of five projects in the 2021 Niagara Perk Your Park Contest from Niagara Bottling in partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA).

The Perk Your Park Contest is part of...

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Posted on: September 8, 2021

On the Parks Agenda: It’s Almost Fall Ya’ll! Get Geared Up & Join in the Fun!

Parks Agenda

It’s almost fall and the Parks & Recreation team have many fun activities planned to get residents out and moving. For more information or to register for any of the upcoming events listed below, call 281.403.8637 or visit www.mctxparks.com....

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Posted on: September 13, 2021

Tropical Storm Warning & Flash Flood Watch in Effect: Non-Emergency Offices Closed at 3 p.m. Today

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As Tropical Storm Nicholas moves inland, the National Weather Service has issued a Tropical Storm Warning and a Flash Flood Watch for the region. Tropical storm-force winds of 30-40 mph with gusts up to 55 mph are expected along with total rainfall amount...

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Posted on: August 26, 2021

City Council Approves Lower Tax Rate in Proposed $157 Million FY2022 Budget

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At its Monday, Aug. 16 In-Person Regular Meeting, the City Council approved consideration of a lower maximum tax rate for the upcoming fiscal year. The proposed new tax rate is $0.578035, two cents less than the current tax rate of $0.598035. Interim City...

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Posted on: August 11, 2021

UPDATE: Panel Examines Bond Issue, Recommends $86M Referendum to Repair City Parks and Roads

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Correction: A previous version of this release mentioned the Police Training Facility as part of $17.5 million in project facilities improvements. Although the Police Training Facility was among the original funding requests reviewed by the Bond Explorato...

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Posted on: August 2, 2021

NewQuest Properties Ready to Break Ground On 300,000-SF Fort Bend Town Center II

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MISSOURI CITY. Texas – In a testament to the area's fast-paced growth, NewQuest Properties will break ground Thursday on a 300,000-sf second phase of Fort Bend Town Center to advance visions to create a regional retail destination for M...

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Posted on: July 14, 2021

2021 General Election Candidate Applications Accepted from Saturday, July 17

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In accordance with the Texas Election Code, the City will hold a General Election on Tuesday, Nov. 2, and the positions on the ballot are for Districts A, B, C and D Councilmembers. The first day to file for a place on the ballot is this Saturday, July 17...

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Posted on: July 19, 2021

Back-to-School Health Fair Aims to Get Students Classroom-Ready

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What: The City of Missouri City, AccessHealth, and other community partners will host their annual Back-to-School Health Fair. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s event will be the first-ever drive-through health fair. Services offered to ...

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Posted on: July 30, 2021

Rise in Domestic Violence Among Challenges Police Faced During Pandemic Year

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MCTX Police Chief Mike Berezin presented the department’s annual report at the July 6, 2021 Regular City Council Meeting.

“It is still quite an honor – and I consider it an extreme privilege – to represent the 138 me...

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Posted on: July 27, 2021

Council Passes Ordinance to Change Name of Confederate Drive to Prosperity Drive

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At the June 21st Regular Meeting, the City Council unanimously approved an ordinance to change the name of Confederate Drive, in the Vicksburg subdivision, to Prosperity Drive. The change was proposed by homeowners, and the City Planning Department suppor...

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Posted on: July 6, 2021

MCTX HOA Summit: Learn About New State Codes On Saturday, July 31; 10 a.m.; Community Center

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What: The City in partnership with the Law Firm of Rice & Rice and Marshall Management Group, Inc. will host an HOA Summit to discuss the recent changes made by the Texas Legislature to Chapters 202, 207 and 209 of the Texas Property Code that directl...

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Posted on: July 7, 2021

2021 State of the City: Our Mission, Our Vision & Our Future

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MCTX Mayor Robin J. Elackatt will highlight the Show Me City’s vision, mission and future at the 2021 State of the City on Thursday, Aug. 5 at 7 p.m. in the Community Center located in the City Hall Complex, 1522 Texas Pkwy.

This will be Mayor Elackatt’s i...

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Posted on: July 6, 2021

REMINDER: Proposed 2021 Bond Referendum Open House This Thursday, July 22, 7 p.m.

Events

What: The 2021 Bond Exploratory Committee and City Staff will partner again to host a second public input workshop on a proposed November referendum. 

Interim City Manager Bill Atkinson, who is helping to lead the effort, said: "This will be ...

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Posted on: July 16, 2021

MCTX City Hall Front Lobby & Council Chambers to Close for Renovation

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The City Hall Lobby/Council Chambers Renovation Project will begin on Monday, July 19 and to facilitate the construction, those areas will be closed to the public for about four months. 

The City Council Chambers and the foyer area will be renovat...

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Posted on: July 13, 2021

FAQs: Boards, Commissions & Committees | Several Vacancies Available

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The City is continuously seeking citizen engagement in the local governing process and residents to volunteer on the City’s Boards, Commissions and Committees. Currently, there are several vacancies available including some specifically for District A res...

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Posted on: June 25, 2021

Apply for the New Arts & Culture Commission of Missouri City

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Authority: Ordinance O-21-17 establishes the Arts in Public Places Program and the Arts and Culture Commission of Missouri City. The purpose of the Arts in Public Places Program is to create an enhanced visual environment for City residents and visitors, ...

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Posted on: June 16, 2021

Frequently Asked Questions: Boards, Commissions & Committees

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The City is continuously seeking citizen engagement in the local governing process and residents to volunteer on the City’s Boards, Commissions and Committees. Recently, two new committees were established and, during the outreach and interview ...

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Posted on: May 25, 2021

The Missouri City Juneteenth Celebration Update

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Juneteenth celebrations across the nation are being hosted in the wake of the historic vote of Congressional lawmakers in Washington, D.C. to establish June 19 as a federal holiday. Moving forward, cities across the country will be able to commemorate Jun...

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Posted on: May 28, 2021

REMINDER: Public Invited to Give Input on Draft Rules at Civil Service Commission Meeting on June 17

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On May 24, 2021, the City of Missouri City Civil Service Commission (“Commission”) directed staff to post for public comments the Draft Local Rules of the Fire Fighters’ and Police Officers’ Civil Service Commission...

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Posted on: May 17, 2021

Masks & Temperature Checks Still Required to Enter City Facilities

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On May 13 the Centers of Disease Control & Prevention updated its guidance for fully vaccinated individuals allowing them to stop wearing masks and practice physical distancing outdoors and in most indoor settings. However, only about 36% of the total...

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Posted on: May 10, 2021

All City Charter Amendments Pass; Results to Be Officially Adopted at May 12 Special Council Meeting

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Unofficial results of the May 1, 2021, Special Charter Election show that all of the proposed charter amendments passed, including those establishing term limits and expanding City Council terms to three years instead of two. The results of the election w...

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Posted on: April 30, 2021

City Addresses Inquiries Regarding Frontier Utility Project

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Citizens have contacted elected officials and staff regarding the Frontier Communications utility project and the impact it’s having on the MCTX Platinum Scenic community. Residents’ concerns on all issues are an ongoing priority and, ...

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Posted on: April 29, 2021

Citywide Code Enforcement Sweeps Begin Monday, May 10

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As part of the City’s goal to protect property values and to help keep Missouri City one of America’s BEST communities, staff is working to launch code enforcement sweeps citywide. Homeowners Associations, residents and businesses are being given advance ...

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Posted on: April 29, 2021

MCTX Council to Resume In-Person Meetings From Monday, May 3 in Community Center

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As vaccination rates are increasing and COVID-19 cases are decreasing in the region, City Council voted recently to begin their meetings in-person beginning Monday, May 3. The meetings will be held at the Community Center in City Hall Complex, 1522 Texas ...

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Posted on: April 27, 2021

Special Charter Election is Today, Saturday, May 1 | Polls Open Until 7 p.m.

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The City Council approved an ordinance to hold a special election on Saturday, May 1 to submit proposed changes to the City Charter to MCTX voters. Polling locations for both Fort Bend and Harris counties will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

The proposed cha...

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Posted on: April 26, 2021

MCTX Council Votes 5-2 to Terminate City Manager Odis Jones

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Missouri City Council voted 5-2 during the Monday, April 26 Special Virtual Meeting to terminate the employment of former City Manager Odis Jones. Councilmembers also voted (5-0; 2 members were not present) to appoint Assistant City Manager Bill Atkinson ...

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Posted on: April 19, 2021

UPDATE: Early Voting for Special Election Ends Tuesday, April 27

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Early voting for the 2021 Special Election began today, Monday, April 19 and will end on Tuesday, April 27. During early voting and on Election Day, both Fort Bend and Harris County residents may vote at any polling location within their appropriate count...

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Posted on: April 15, 2021

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 these inquiries, staff has compiled a list of frequently asked questions in relation to this topic: 

Does Missouri Ci...

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Posted on: April 14, 2021

Fort Bend Lowers COVID-19 Risk Level to Yellow

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Fort Bend County has lowered its COVID-19 Risk Level from Moderate/Significant (Orange) to Low/Moderate (Yellow). At a press conference yesterday, County Judge KP George announced that, due to the public’s diligence in wearing face masks and getting vacci...

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Posted on: April 13, 2021

MCTX COVID-19 UPDATE: As Texans Get Vaccinated in Record Numbers, Feds Call for Pause on J&J Vaccine

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The Texas Department of State Health Services is asking vaccine providers in the state to pause administration of the single-dose Johnson & Johnson/Janssen vaccine, in accordance with today’s recommendation from the Centers for Disease Control and Pre...

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Posted on: April 5, 2021

UPDATE: Chief Partida Honored to Lead "Incredible Team" of Fire Professionals

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Missouri City CEO/City Manager Odis Jones announced on Monday, April 5 that Mario Partida, a distinguished public service veteran, is the new MCTX Fire & Rescue Services Chief. City Councilmembers unanimously concurred with the decision at the Special...

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Posted on: April 1, 2021

MCTX Offices to Close Tomorrow, April 2; Solid Waste Service on Schedule

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All non-emergency City offices will be closed tomorrow, Friday, April 2. This includes: 

  • City Hall, 1522 Texas Pkwy. 
  • Inspections & Permits, 1522 Texas Pkwy. 
  • Municipal Court, 3845 Cartwright Rd. 
  • Animal Shelter, 1919 S...
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Posted on: March 23, 2021

MCTX COVID-19 Update: Texas to Open COVID-19 Vaccinations to All Adults on March 29

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The Texas Department of State Health Services announced earlier today, March 23 that COVID-19 vaccination will now be expanded to all adults beginning Monday, March 29.

DSHS has also directed vaccine providers to prioritize people 80 years old or older whe...

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Posted on: March 16, 2021

City Council Approves May 1st Special Election to Change City Charter

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The City Council recently approved an ordinance to hold a special election on May 1, 2021, to submit proposed changes to the City Charter to Missouri City voters. The proposed changes include the following: 

  1. Amend Section 3.05 – Delete t...
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Posted on: March 10, 2021

MCTX Activities for the Upcoming Spring Break & More

Parks Agenda

Spring is almost upon us! Make plans to join in the fun activities planned by our Parks & Recreation team. For more information or to register for any of the upcoming events or camps listed below, call 281.403.8637 or visit www.mctxparks.com.

Kids Camp...

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Posted on: March 10, 2021

Gov. Abbott’s GA-34 Order Goes in Effect Today City Offices to Open Monday, March 15

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Gov. Greg Abbott’s Executive Order (GA-34), rescinding the statewide mask mandate goes in effect today, March 10. All businesses, organizations and facilities are allowed to increase their capacity to 100 percent as well. 

However, the o...

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Posted on: March 9, 2021

REMINDER: Input Meeting for Proposed FM 1092 Medians is Tomorrow | 2 p.m. | Community Center

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What: Missouri City is inviting residents, businesses and stakeholders to learn more about the Texas Department of Transportation’s (TxDOT) proposed FM 1092 (Murphy Road) median installation and to provide additional feedback.  

According to TxDOT...

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Posted on: March 8, 2021

Severe Weather Awareness Week is March 8 - 12 | Learn Life Saving Tips & How to Stay Connected

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The National Weather Service is celebrating Severe Weather Awareness Week for Southeast Texas from today, March 8 through Friday, March 12. Each day is focused on a specific safety category to educate the community on protecting life and property.&nbs...

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Posted on: March 4, 2021

UPDATE: City to Offer Debris Pick Up in All MCTX Subdivisions | No Scheduling Necessary

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UPDATE: The City is amending its contract with WCA Waste Corp. to establish debris pick up for all residents within city limits in both Fort Bend County and Harris County. To ensure pick up, residents must place their winter storm debris at the curb by 7 ...

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Posted on: March 2, 2021

Gov. Abbott to Lift COVID-19 Mask Order, Allow All Businesses to Open at Full Capacity

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Governor Greg Abbott today issued a new executive order, rescinding the statewide mask mandate to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. The Governor also announced that all businesses will be allowed to reopen at 100 percent capacity. The rules take effect on Marc...

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Posted on: March 2, 2021

New Small Business Advisory Committee Application Deadline Extended to March 22

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Authority: Pursuant to Section 3.05 of the City Charter of the City of Missouri City, the mayor of the city shall appoint special committees as instructed by the council. The City Council of the City of Missouri City instructed the mayor to establish the ...

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Posted on: February 18, 2021

Frequently Asked Questions: Warming Center, Water Notices, Closures, Grocery Stores, Gas Stations

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City officials and staff has received several inquiries regarding warming centers, water notices, open gas stations or food establishments, office closures, solid waste service, price gouging and more. To address these concerns, staff compiled this list o...

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Posted on: February 17, 2021

Missouri City to Open Warming Center Tonight at 7 p.m. in the Recreation & Tennis Center

EmergencyAlerts

Missouri City is partnering with Fort Bend County to open a warming center in the Recreation & Tennis Center starting tonight (Wednesday, Feb. 17) at 7:00 p.m. through Saturday, Feb. 20 at noon.

The Recreation & Tennis Center is located at 2701 Cyp...

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Posted on: February 17, 2021

Municipal Solid Waste to resume tomorrow

EmergencyAlerts

Solid Waste Update: Services will resume tomorrow (Thursday, Feb. 18) for residents who participate in the City's Municipal Solid Waste Program. WCA is expecting some delays as there may be higher than normal volumes of trash/recyclables being pl...

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Posted on: February 16, 2021

City Hall and other non-emergency offices will remain closed tomorrow (February 17th)

EmergencyAlerts

Due to continued severe weather conditions, City Hall and other non-emergency offices will remain closed tomorrow (February 17th). Essential staff should continue to report for work. The EOC staff will assess conditions tomorrow for Thursday and make reco...

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Posted on: February 16, 2021

CenterPoint Energy Warns Customers of the Possibility of Additional Power Outages

EmergencyAlerts

Update: CenterPoint Energy warns customers of the possibility of additional power outages. Those with power may soon lose it because ERCOT directed them to again reduce electric system load. CenterPoint promises to restore power once there is sufficient s...

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Posted on: February 16, 2021

MCTX Severe Weather News Alert: NEW Update on Warming Centers. Residents who need access to Warming

Alerts

Residents who need access to Warming Centers may call the following locations:

Fort Bend

1) Gallery Furniture - 7227 W Grand Pkwy S, Richmond, TX 

2) Maud Marks, 1815 Westgreen BLVD, Katy, TX 77450

 

Brazoria

1) Shadycrest Baptist Church – 301...

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Posted on: February 15, 2021

MCTX Responds to Record Winter Storm Potential Power Outages Continue; Non-Emergency Offices Close

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In the last 24 hours, Missouri City witnessed some record temperatures and winter precipitation. Officials and staff are continuing to monitor all roadway conditions and are proactively responding to areas of concern.

Several neighborhoods lost power today...

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Posted on: February 14, 2021

Several Traffic Signals Out Due to Power Outage; Multiple Road Closures

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Due to power outages, several traffic signals within the City are out. Please see locations below:

  • Colonial Lakes Dr.  and Cartwright Rd. - lights out
  • Cartwright Rd. and Brightwater Dr. -  lights flashing 
  • Trammel Fresno Rd. and Hu...
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Posted on: February 13, 2021

UPDATE: Winter Storm Warning Now in Effect; Hard Freeze & Wind Chill Warnings to be in Effect Later

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UPDATE 5 p.m. Feb. 14:

Due to hazardous weather and road conditions, WCA Waste Corp. has suspended Municipal Solid Waste pickup services for tomorrow (Monday, Feb. 15). WCA officials will continue to monitor forecasts and provide service updates a...

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Posted on: February 13, 2021

Frequently Asked Questions: February 2021 Winter Storm

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City officials and staff has received several inquiries regarding the upcoming winter storm. To address these concerns, staff compiled this list of frequently asked questions in relation to this topic:

Hearing that hardware stores like Home Depot and Lowe&...

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Posted on: February 12, 2021

Frigid Weather Brings Winter Storm Watch | Non-Emergency City Offices Closed on Monday, Feb. 15

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The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for the region including Missouri City from 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 14 to 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 15. Temperature is to drop below freezing from Sunday night through Tuesday and winter precipitation inc...

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Posted on: February 12, 2021

More Places to Get Vaccinated in the City

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As demand for the COVID-19 vaccine grows, the number of approved vaccine providers in Missouri City has also increased. Below is the list of 19 providers, which is up from the 12 identified when the vaccine rollout began. Thus far, 4,047 residents have co...

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Posted on: February 10, 2021

Need Ideas to Celebrate Valentine’s Day? Shop, Eat & Enjoy Activities in Missouri City

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With just days to the 2021 Valentine’s Day, now is the time to finalize a plan to celebrate with your loved ones. As the world fights through this pandemic, it is important to cherish every moment and make this weekend safe and special.

To assis...

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Posted on: February 3, 2021

Vaccine Hub Opens in Missouri City

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Fort Bend County has opened a COVID-19 vaccination center at the Houston Community College (HCC) Missouri City Campus. This site opened yesterday and is currently distributing up to 700 vaccinations a day. Vaccines are by appointment only; no walk-ins. Th...

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Posted on: February 2, 2021

County Opens COVID-19 Vaccine Hub

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Fort Bend County has partnered with Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital to offer a drive-through COVID-19 vaccination hub at Smart Financial Centre. Previously a COVID testing site, the hub is now open to vaccinate individuals age 65 or older and others ...

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Posted on: February 1, 2021

TxDOT upgrades to FM 1092

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The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is proposing median improvements to FM 1092. To hear the City Council discussion during the Jan. 19 Special Meeting, click here.

To view maps showing the project location, design drawings and other information...

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Posted on: January 26, 2021

On the Roads: Upgrades Set for Cherry Hills Drive, Fondren Grove Drive & Pine Hollow Drive

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In an effort to further enhance infrastructure citywide, contractor Brooks Concrete Inc. will be repairing the roadway in the 3200 block of Cherry Hills Drive, beginning today (Tuesday, Jan. 26) and continuing for the next three to four days, weather perm...

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Posted on: January 25, 2021

Reminder: RSVP to Participate In District B Virtual Town Hall on Jan. 28; 6:15 p.m.

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Join District B Councilmember Jeffrey L. Boney for a virtual town hall on Thursday (Jan. 28) at 6:15 p.m. to find out the 411 on economic development, public safety, the pandemic response, the extension on disbursements for existing CARES Act applicants, ...

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Posted on: January 22, 2021

Vaccines On the Way in Fight Against COVID-19

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A note from Missouri City Acting Fire and Rescue Services Chief Mario Partida, who is leading the City’s vaccine response:

The City has received many questions regarding the COVID-19 vaccine, from its safety to where and when residents can expect...

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Posted on: January 21, 2021

MCTX Seeks to Open Faucet on Watershed Study Survey

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Missouri City still needs YOU to help complete the Watershed Master Plan update. Community stakeholders have until Feb. 28, 2021, to take the survey, which will be used to devise flood-risk planning, preparedness and emergency response.

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Posted on: January 15, 2021

MCTX COVID-19 Update: Risk Level, Positive Cases, Vaccines, Testing Sites & More

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As the COVID-19 vaccine is rolled out in our area, Missouri City’s community risk level for the disease remains RED. A recent rise in the hospitalization rate means local businesses must limit their capacity to 50 percent, and bars must close. E...

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Posted on: January 15, 2021

MCTX Non-Emergency City Offices to Close for MLK Day

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All non-emergency City offices will be closed Monday, Jan. 18, for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. This includes:

  • City Hall Front Lobby, 1522 Texas Pkwy.
  • Inspections & Permits, 1522 Texas Pkwy.
  • Animal Shelter, 1923 Scanlin Rd.
  • Municipal Court, 3845 Cartw...
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Posted on: January 13, 2021

MCTX 2020 Year-In-Review

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“This has been an unprecedented year of change and challenge for the City, especially with the COVID-19 pandemic being at the forefront of every decision for our citizens, businesses, stakeholders and employees,” said Odis Jones, CEO/C...

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Posted on: December 30, 2020

MCTX Non-Emergency City Offices to Close Friday, Jan. 1 for New Year’s Day

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All non-emergency City offices will be closed Friday, Jan. 1, for New Year’s Day. This includes:

  • City Hall Front Lobby, 1522 Texas Pkwy.
  • Inspections & Permits, 1522 Texas Pkwy.
  • Animal Shelter, 1923 Scanlin Rd.
  • Municipal Court, 3845 Cartwright Rd.
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Posted on: December 29, 2020

MCTX Council Members Confirm Civil Service Commission Appointees

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At their Monday, Dec. 21 Regular Virtual Meeting, City Councilmembers confirmed the appointments of Wanda Johnson, Jacqueline Watson and Gregory Williams to the Fire Fighters’ and Police Officers’ Civil Service Commission.

The three residents were appointe...

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Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: December 11, 2020

TxDOT Virtual Public Mtg. Proposing FM 1092 Improvements

Happening

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) Houston District is proposing improvements to FM 1092 in Fort Bend County, Texas. The purpose of the virtual public meeting is to present the proposed project to the public and receive comments. 

The ...

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Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: October 28, 2020

City Seeks Community Input in Revising Watershed Master Plan

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The City is updating its Watershed Master Plan to use for flood-risk planning, preparedness and emergency response. To seek local feedback, the City has set up a webpage, which includes an online map to report problem areas, explains the purpose of the st...

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Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: October 22, 2020

MCFRS Annual Report: Celebrates Successes While Looking Forward to Enhanced Safety With Station 6

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MCTX Fire & Rescue Services Chief Eugene Campbell, Jr. delivered a comprehensive presentation to Councilmembers at their Monday, Oct. 19 Regular Virtual Meeting as part of the department’s annual report. Chief Campbell highlighted the many a...

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Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: October 7, 2020

Frequently Asked Questions: Civil Service System

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SPECIAL ELECTION ON THE ADOPTION OF THE TEXAS CIVIL SERVICE SYSTEM FOR FIRE FIGHTERS AND POLICE OFFICERS FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS - ANNOTATED

Missouri City voters will be asked to vote for or against the adoption of the fire fighters’ and poli...

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Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: October 21, 2020

#MCTXStrong: Continue the Fight Against COVID-19

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As the fall months arrive, flu season accompanies them. This flu season will pose a bigger challenge due to COVID-19. The State of Texas has seen approximately 875,000 COVID-19 cases, including over 2,700 cases in Missouri City, and the rate in which the ...

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Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: October 19, 2020

City Earns GFOA Award for 32nd Consecutive Year

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Thanks to its financial excellence, Missouri City once again is in a class with other municipalities dedicated to financial transparency.

The “Show Me City” earned the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance ...

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Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: October 12, 2020

CARES Act: Apply Now for up to $15,000 in Grant Funding Through Small Business Assistance Program

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Missouri City’s Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act Small Business Lease/Mortgage Assistance Program is now open and will provide grant funding of up to $15,000 for local small businesses impacted by COVID-19. 

The...

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Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: October 5, 2020

Frequently Asked Questions: New METRO curb2curb App

Happening

As rideshare services become more in demand, Houston METRO has launched a new program that allows Missouri City residents to enjoy a more customized experience. The new curb2curb App gives the community a more convenient way to get around town. Through ME...

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Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: September 28, 2020

MCTX CARES Act Fund: Rental, Mortgage & Utility Assistance Program Launched Today, Sept. 28

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The first public initiative on the Council-approved Missouri City CARES Act Fund launched today, Monday, Sept. 28 at 9 a.m. The Rental, Mortgage & Utility (RMU) Assistance Program will help residents affected by COVID-19 by paying their rent or mortga...

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Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: September 10, 2020

2020 Elections: Candidates; Key Dates; Civil Service System; Signage Placement Begins Sept. 13

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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: September 24, 2020

Frequently Asked Questions: 2020 GRP Pumpage Fees

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At the Monday, Sept. 21 Virtual Regular Meeting, the City Council passed a resolution amending the utility schedule of fees. With this amendment, there is an increase in the Groundwater Reduction Plan (GRP) pumpage fee and to explain the plan, staff has c...

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Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: September 21, 2020

Council Approves Lower Tax Rate, Development Initiatives, Public Safety Upgrades in FY2021 Budget

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Missouri City Councilmembers approved the $151 million Fiscal Year 2021 General Fund budget presented by City Manager Odis Jones at their Monday, Sept. 21 Virtual Regular Meeting. The budget made way for the City to lower its effective tax rate for the fi...

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Posted on: September 9, 2020

Mayor Yolanda Ford Provides State of the City in Landmark Virtual Address | Sept. 10 @ 3:30 p.m.

Events

As the world fights through this pandemic, it is more important than ever for Missouri City to stay connected with its citizens, stakeholders and partners. And to continue the ongoing community outreach and conversations, Mayor Yolanda Ford will be hostin...

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Posted on: September 4, 2020

Focus on the Future with City Manager Odis Jones | Sept. 4, 2020

Focus on the Future

MCTX City Manager Odis Jones continues to settle into his new role as the 8th CEO of Missouri City. One of the key initiatives Jones wants to succeed in is transparency from City Hall to all corners of the community. Focus on the Future will serve as his ...

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Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: September 1, 2020

Frequently Asked Questions: Baseless Claims Against City Manager Odis Jones

Happening

Over the past two months, some media outlets and social media networks have reported false, reckless and irresponsible allegations regarding operational, financial and budget decisions City Manager Odis Jones made while he was CEO in Hutto, Texas.

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Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: August 26, 2020

Hurricane Laura: Frequently Asked Questions

Hurricane Laura

According to the National Hurricane Center and the National Weather Service, Hurricane Laura is strengthening rapidly in the Gulf of Mexico and is expected to make landfall by early Thursday, Aug. 27 as a major hurricane.

The City’s Emergency Ope...

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Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: August 20, 2020

Proposed FY2021 Budget: Reduces Tax Rate, Provides Hazard Pay, Launches Small Business Loans & More

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MCTX City Manager Odis Jones is proposing lowering the tax rate and an approximately $151 million dollar Fiscal Year 2021 Budget that would be the first adoption of an effective tax rate since 2013 at $0.598035 and a number of strategic initiatives that C...

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Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: August 17, 2020

City Manager Odis Jones Shares Details of “Optimistic Vision” To Put City In “Position to Win”

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Odis Jones has an “optimistic vision” for Missouri City. The municipality’s eighth Chief Administrative Officer was recently sworn in by Mayor Yolanda Ford to serve the residents and City Manager Jones sat down with MCTV for ...

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Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: August 12, 2020

MCTX to Get $3.7 Million in CARES Act Funds; Residents/Businesses Encouraged to Complete Survey

Happening

As part of the federal government’s Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), a Coronavirus Relief Fund (the Fund) was established to be used to make payments for specified uses to States and certain local governments. From...

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Happening in Missouri City
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 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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Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: July 30, 2020

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

Happening

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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Happening in Missouri City
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 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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Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: June 26, 2020

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

Alerts

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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Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: June 25, 2020

Frequently Asked Questions: Election Signage

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Updated: Aug. 20, 2020

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 Pos...

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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 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

Events

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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Happening in Missouri City
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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Happening in Missouri City
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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Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: June 9, 2020

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

Happening

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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Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: June 4, 2020

CDBG Applications Now Available; Deadline is July 3

Happening

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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Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: June 9, 2020

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

Alerts

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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Happening in Missouri City
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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Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: June 1, 2020

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

Alerts

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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Happening in Missouri City
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

Happening

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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Happening in Missouri City
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: 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: 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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Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: May 5, 2020

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

Alerts

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

Alerts

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

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

Events

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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Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: April 30, 2020

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

Alerts

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

Alerts

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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Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: April 25, 2020

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

Alerts

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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Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: April 24, 2020

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

Events

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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Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: April 14, 2020

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

Alerts

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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Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: April 8, 2020

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

Alerts

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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Happening in Missouri City
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

Alerts

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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Happening in Missouri City
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: 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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Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: March 30, 2020

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

Alerts

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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Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: March 27, 2020

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

Alerts

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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Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: March 24, 2020

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

Alerts

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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Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: March 17, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE:

Alerts

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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Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: March 13, 2020

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

Alerts

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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Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: March 12, 2020

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

Alerts

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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Happening in Missouri City
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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Happening in Missouri City
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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Happening in Missouri City
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 5, 2020

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

Happening

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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Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: February 3, 2020

On the Move In the “Show Me City”

Happening

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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Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: January 14, 2020

Frequently Asked Questions: Municipal Solid Waste Program

Happening

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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Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: February 6, 2020

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

Alerts

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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Happening in Missouri City
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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Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: December 27, 2019

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

Happening

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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Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: December 18, 2019

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

Happening

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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Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: December 16, 2019

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

Happening

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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Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: December 13, 2019

MCTX Review of Dog Incident Is Ongoing

Happening

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: September 12, 2019

Frequently Asked Questions: Election Signage

Happening

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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Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: October 11, 2019

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

Happening

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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Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: October 30, 2019

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

Happening

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: November 1, 2019

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

Events

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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Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: September 26, 2019

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

Happening

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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Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: September 20, 2019

City Earns Prestigious GFOA Budget Award for 31st Consecutive Year

Happening

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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Happening in Missouri City
Posted on: September 20, 2019

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

Alerts

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.
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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 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: 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

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

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