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Fort Bend County

October 29, 2014 -- Sugar Land City council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a lease estoppel, consent and agreement with BZMZ Interests, Ltd, Robert S. Zlotnik, Marcie C. Zlotnik, SL Baseball, LLC and Opening Day Partners, LLC. More
October 28, 2014 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to approve a tax abatement agreement with Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. More
October 27, 2014 -- The City of Sugar Land recently purchased four video laryngoscopes, funded through a donation from Nalco Champion, to implement a fire-based ambulance transport system. More
October 24, 2014 -- The City of Sugar Land today reported that the presence of the West Nile virus has been confirmed in mosquitoes captured along Oyster Creek near Lexington Boulevard. More
October 24, 2014 -- The Texas Historical Commission has designated Ennis and Rosenberg as 2015 official Texas Main Street cities. More
October 24, 2014 -- The City of Sugar Land is accepting applications through October 31 for the next Sugar Land 101 class. More
October 23, 2014 -- The City of Sugar Land today announced that recent refinancing of previous bonds has resulted in savings totaling of $2.95 million over the next 12 years. More
October 22, 2014 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to authorize participation in the Texas Vehicle Registration Denial Program, which will place vehicle registration holds on vehicles owned by drivers with outstanding municipal traffic warrants and red light camera violations. More
October 22, 2014 -- The City of Sugar Land today announced that an agreement has been approved with the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles to withhold vehicle registrations on outstanding municipal court traffic warrants and red light camera violations. More
October 21, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber's Young Professionals Division will host its sixth annual Halloween Bash on Thursday. More
October 21, 2014 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors today considered, then voted unanimously to defer until next month, a proposed change in the organization’s 401K policy to accommodate same sex marriages. More
October 21, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony for Brazos Bend State Park. More
October 21, 2014 -- Missouri City City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve the issuance of refunding bonds in an amount not to exceed $5 million. More
October 20, 2014 -- The Highway 36A Coalition has posted a message in support of Proposition 1 on the November 4 ballot. More
October 20, 2014 -- Michele Leach has been named Purchasing/Materials Manager for Lamar Consolidated Independent School District. More
October 17, 2014 -- Early voting begins on Monday for the November 4 General Election, with federal, state, county and local races on the ballots in the Texas Gulf Coast region. More
October 16, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber recently hosted ribbon cutting ceremonies for Highland Homes - Summer Park in Richmond and the Reading Road Professional Office Park in Rosenberg. More
October 14, 2014 -- Fort Bend Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to approve agreements with the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development for funding for FY2014. More
October 14, 2014 -- Houston City Council Member Stephen Costello and Isaac Ramirez, chief transportation planner for the Houston-Galveston Area Council provided an overview of the 2040 Regional Transportation Plan in a video program hosted by H-GAC Director of Transportation Alan Clark. More w/Video
October 10, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber will host its Fort Bend Strong Gala on November 6 at Safari Texas Ranch. More
October 08, 2014 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve an interlocal cooperation agreement with Matagorda County for the housing of inmates at the Fort Bend County Jail in the event of an emergency. More
October 08, 2014 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to award a $3,120,215 construction contract to Metro City Construction for the Lakefield Subdivision Street Reconstruction Project. More
October 07, 2014 -- Missouri City City Council on Tuesday voted 6-1, with Chris Preston opposed, to adopt, on first and final reading, a property tax rate of $0.565 per $100 valuation for 2014. More
October 06, 2014 -- The City of Sugar Land will host a water conservation workshop, presented by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and Fort Bend County Master Gardeners, on October 25. More
October 06, 2014 -- The City of Sugar Land will host the Third Annual Fort Bend Employers Career Fair on October 23 at Constellation Field. More
October 03, 2014 -- The City of Missouri City has announced that 24/7 Wall St., a web-based corporation designed to report financial news and opinions, has ranked Missouri City 16th in the top 50 places to live in the United States. More
October 03, 2014 -- Monday is the final day to register to vote in the November 4 General Election, which includes a United States Senate seat, Texas Governor, county judge races and local city, school board positions and bond and charter propositions. More
October 03, 2014 -- Transportation Advocacy Group Houston Region and Bay Area Houston Transportation Partnership hosted the Mobility Matters Symposium on Thursday. More
October 02, 2014 -- The City of Missouri City will participate in National Night Out activities on October 7. More
September 30, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber recently conducted ribbon cutting ceremonies for Attack Poverty in Richmond and at the Wells Fargo Bank at the Grand Parkway, and a groundbreaking ceremony at the Richmond Surface Water Treatment Facility. More
September 29, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber today announced that it has approved resolutions in support of bond referendums for both Lamar Consolidated and Fort Bend school districts. More
September 29, 2014 -- Union Pacific Railroad has advised that the railroad crossing at Eldridge Road and Highway 90A in Sugar Land will be closed October 6-20 due to construction of a new segment of track from Urlich Street to Gessner Road in Missouri City. More
September 26, 2014 -- The City of Missouri City will host its Third Annual Fire & Rescue Services Open House on October 11 at Fire Station 1. More
September 25, 2014 -- The City of Missouri City has launched its new "iReport" online and mobile smart phone application to allow citizens to report code enforcement violations. More
September 24, 2014 -- The City of Sugar Land on Tuesday announced that it has been named the nation's best place to find a new job by Money Magazine. More
September 23, 2014 -- The Sugar Land Police Department will host its annual National Night Out event on October 7. More
September 19, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Transportation will host a public meeting on September 25 regarding the proposed widening of Trammel-Fresno Road and a new two-lane extension of Hurricane Lane Parkway in Fort Bend County. More
September 19, 2014 -- The Gulf Coast Water Authority Board of Directors on Thursday voted unanimously to accept the final Long Term Water Supply Strategies Report prepared by Freese and Nichols that included an option to re-use effluent water from one or both of the City of Houston Southwest and Almeda wastewater treatment plants. More
September 19, 2014 -- Sugar Land City Council Member Harish Jajoo will host a town hall meeting for District 4 on October 9. More
September 17, 2014 -- The Sugar Land City Council has adopted the city's FY2015 Budget. More
September 17, 2014 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to award a $1,649,491 contract to Federal Signal Corporation for the implementation of a citywide crime prevention license plate recognition program, consisting of the installation of cameras at 27 locations in the city. More
September 17, 2014 -- The Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday approved a $1.6 million contract for the installation of crime prevention cameras at 27 locations in the city. More
September 16, 2014 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors on Tuesday voted unanimously to submit comments to the Environmental Protection Agency regarding a proposed new rule on carbon pollution emission guidelines for existing stationary sources, specifically electric utility generating units; but the item was worded to express concerns about the federal intrusion. More
September 16, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance will host Roy Watson, workforce development director with Chevron Phillips, on October 8 to discuss Texas House Bill 5, an education bill that took effect in 2013. More
September 16, 2014 -- Missouri City City Council on Monday voted unanimously to publish a notice of intent to issue bonds, in an amount not to exceed $5 million, for the construction of new water system infrastructure. More
September 15, 2014 -- The City of Missouri City has announced that Daryl Maretka has been named assistant chief of the city's Fire & Rescue Services Department. More
September 15, 2014 -- The City of Sugar Land will host the ninth annual iFest Live international festival on November 8. More
September 12, 2014 -- The Missouri City Police Department recently promoted Captain Lance Bothell to Assistant Chief of Police. More
September 10, 2014 -- The City of Sugar Land today reported that mosquitoes captured in the city have tested positive for the West Nile virus. More
September 10, 2014 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court on Tuesday voted unanimously to adopt a tax rate of $0.47276 per $100 valuation for the county for 2014. More
September 09, 2014 -- Texas Transportation Commission has approved roadway improvements in the Greater Houston area, construction projects in Brazoria and Galveston Counties, a road widening project on Interstate 69/United States Highway 59 in Fort Bend County and four projects in Montgomery County worth approximately $30 million. More
September 08, 2014 -- Missouri City City Council will host public hearings on September 18 and 22 to receive public comment concerning the city's proposed property tax rate of $0.565 per $100 valuation. More
September 08, 2014 -- The City of Missouri City today announced that it is scheduling additional spraying in an effort to reduce mosquito populations. More
September 08, 2014 -- The City of Sugar Land is extending its reduced pet adoption fees through October 19. More
September 08, 2014 -- The Highway 36A Coalition reports that it now has the support of 14 cities, counties and economic development groups throughout Waller, Fort Bend and Brazoria Counties. More
September 04, 2014 -- The City of Missouri City has issued tips on how to prepare for unpredictable emergencies during hurricane season. More
September 03, 2014 -- The City of Sugar Land today announced that an agreement has been approved to support expansion plans of Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. headquarters in the city, which will result in 530 new jobs during a 10-year period. More
September 03, 2014 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted 4-3, with Harish Jajoo, Steve Porter and Joe Zimmerman opposed, to place an ordinance on the September 16 meeting agenda to adopt the city’s 2014 property tax rate. More
September 02, 2014 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to approve an agreement between the county and various school districts to establish points of distribution on school property in the event of a disaster that requires the distribution of emergency supplies. More
September 02, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber will host the 10th Annual Fort Bend Regional Infrastructure Conference on September 11 at the Rosenberg Civic Center. More
August 27, 2014 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court on Tuesday voted unanimously to accept the donation of two helicopters as part of the Texas 1033 Military Surplus Property Program for use by the Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office. More
August 26, 2014 -- The City of Sugar Land is accepting applications through October 31 for its next Sugar Land 101 class. More
August 25, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber is accepting applications for the 2014 Fort Bend Strong scholarships. More
August 23, 2014 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Transportation Policy Council on Friday approved funding for three Houston projects and Galveston’s On-Street Bicycle Network; and held a spirited discussion about a request to include Galveston County’s Victory Lakes Park & Ride service to the Transportation Improvement Program which will be considered at next month's meeting. More
August 22, 2014 -- The City of Missouri City will again partner with the Drug Enforcement Administration to accept unwanted medication free of charge as part of Drug "Take Back" Day on September 27. More
August 22, 2014 -- The Gulf Coast Water Authority Board of Directors on Thursday voted unanimously to adopt a the Drought Contingency Plan. More
August 22, 2014 -- The City of Sugar Land recently gave away more than 150 bicycle helmets in celebration of the launch of the city's new web page dedicated to pedestrian and bicyclist safety. More
August 21, 2014 -- The City of Sugar Land has opened its first public canoe launch at United States Highway 59 and the Brazos River turnaround. More
August 20, 2014 -- The real estate website Movoto recently ranked Missouri City as one of the top 10 safest cities in Texas. More
August 20, 2014 -- The City of Missouri City today announced that the Hunters Glen Sprayground will close for the season on September 2. More
August 20, 2014 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve an advance funding agreement with the Texas Department of Transportation for an estimated $1,383,000 project to install dynamic message signs in the city. More
August 19, 2014 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Director today voted unanimously to approve mid-year revisions to the H-GAC 2014 Budget. More
August 19, 2014 -- Missouri City City Council on Monday voted 5-1, with Jerry Wyatt opposed, to grant a special use permit to New Hope Lutheran Church to allow for the continued use of a religious place of assembly and to allow for the location of an educational place of assembly on a 4.75 acre tract of land located within a retail district at 1424 FM 1092. More
August 13, 2014 -- The City of Missouri City will host its Fifth Annual Pre-National Night Out Kick Off block party on October 4. More
August 13, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber's Hispanic Business Division will host the Third Annual Business Expo on August 21 at the Rosenberg Civic Center. More
August 12, 2014 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to propose a tax rate of $0.47276 per $100 valuation for the 2014 tax year. More
August 08, 2014 -- The City of Missouri City is reminding motorists that state law bans cell phone use in school zones, and that a city ordinance prohibits texting and driving while in Missouri City. More
August 08, 2014 -- The City of Sugar Land today announced that Jennifer May has been named director of economic development. More
August 07, 2014 -- Union Pacific Railroad will close the intersection of Wood Street at Highway 90A in Sugar Land beginning August 14 as part of a project to build a segment of new track from Urlich Street to Gessner Road in Missouri City. More
August 06, 2014 -- The City of Missouri City will host a back to school health fair, presented by AccessHealth, on Saturday. More
August 06, 2014 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the issuance of tax notes for the purchase of five ambulances and two fire engines. More
August 05, 2014 -- The Texas Legislature's Joint Interim Committee on Coastal Barrier Systems on Monday held a public hearing at Texas A&M University at Galveston. More
August 05, 2014 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to approve a tax abatement agreement with NALCO Company for the company’s new headquarters planned for construction in Sugar Land. More
August 05, 2014 -- Missouri City City Council on Monday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution in support of the Texas State Technical College System’s plans to develop a full campus for its programs in the Richmond/Rosenberg area. More
August 05, 2014 -- The City of Sugar Land today announced that Jennifer Brown has been promoted to director of finance and Lisa Kocich-Meyer has been promoted to director of planning. More
August 01, 2014 -- The City of Missouri City has launched a comprehensive and unified City-wide Municipal Volunteer Program that is intended “to incorporate current opportunities and expand into new areas within the city”. More
August 01, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber will host the Fort Bend Strong Gala on November 6 at Safari Texas Ranch. More
July 31, 2014 -- The City of Sugar Land has released a request for statements of interest to select a partner to potentially develop an industrial business park at the site of the former state Central Prison Unit. More
July 30, 2014 -- Fort Bend Cares will host volunteer informational socials in August and September. More
July 29, 2014 -- The City of Sugar Land is conducting an online survey on its website to gather public feedback on its retail services and preferences. More
July 29, 2014 -- The City of Missouri City will host B. Candace Beeke, Editor-In-Chief of the Houston Business Journal, at the city's next Leadership Luncheon on August 14. More
July 26, 2014 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Transportation Policy Council for the Houston-Galveston Transportation Management Area on Friday voted unanimously to amend the 2013-2015 Transportation Improvement Plan and the 2035 Regional Transportation Plan update; and also heard a proposal to include the City of Galveston’s on-street bicycle network in the TIP at next month's meeting. More
July 23, 2014 -- The Texas Public Works Association selected the City of Sugar Land to receive a Sustainability Practices Award for achievements in solid waste and recycling. More
July 23, 2014 -- Sugar Land City Manager Allen Bogard presented his proposed fiscal year 2015 budget to the Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday. More
July 23, 2014 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court on Tuesday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution opposing rules proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency and the United States Army Corps of Engineers that would expand the jurisdictional authority of the federal Clean Water Act. More
July 22, 2014 -- Missouri City City Council on Monday voted to approve a small business policy. More
July 18, 2014 -- The City of Missouri City has launched a new signal box art project to promote City services and programs as well as highlight the work of talented young citizens. More
July 18, 2014 -- The City of Missouri City recently recognized the Muniz family for their assistance when a Missouri City police officer was injured in a motorcycle accident outside their home. More
July 18, 2014 -- The Sugar Land Animal Shelter is extending its reduced adoption fees for cats through September 8. More
July 18, 2014 -- The Gulf Coast Water Authority Board of Directors on Thursday voted unanimously to award a $557,330 contract to Hugh Patrick Constructors of Texas City for the construction of east levee roadway improvements at the Industrial Reservoir. More
July 16, 2014 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a $515,854 contract with E-Contractors for the construction of a ballpark marquee sign for Constellation Field. More
July 15, 2014 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors today voted unanimously to authorize the submission of a voluntary “Path Forward” to the Environmental Protection Agency to reduce the amount of very small particles found in the air, including dust, dirt, soot, smoke, and liquid droplets. More
July 15, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber recently conducted ribbon cutting ceremonies for three area businesses. More
July 15, 2014 -- The Highway 36A Coalition on Monday announced that the city of Prairie View recently joined the coalition. More
July 14, 2014 -- The City of Sugar Land today announced that the city's newsletter and website received awards from the Texas Association Municipal Information Officers. More
July 11, 2014 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture editor Jennifer Olin reports on art gallery shows and music and dance events this weekend in the Gulf Coast region, including ArtHouston, a 12-gallery art walk in Houston and ArtWalk in downtown Galveston. More
July 10, 2014 -- Missouri City City Council on Monday voted 3-2, with two members “away from the table” and not voting to defeat a motion to defeat a motion to adopt a new policy for the election of mayor pro tem. More
July 09, 2014 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a contract with Brown & Gay Engineers, Inc. for the extension of spring Green Boulevard, Crossover Road and Cinco Trace Boulevard, at a cost not to exceed $150,000. More
July 08, 2014 -- Missouri City City Council has announced the selectin of Mike Berezin as the new chief of police. More
July 02, 2014 -- The Rosenberg Development Corporation will hold its annual Business Resource Expo Tuesday, July 29, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Rosenberg Civic Center. More
July 02, 2014 -- Missouri City will feature a presentation by United States Small Business Administration Lead Lender Relationship Specialist Russell F. Hughes at its next Leadership Luncheon More
July 02, 2014 -- The United States Environmental Protection Agency has awarded nearly $800,000 to the Houston-Galveston Area Council to reduce emissions from non-road equipment and marine vessels. More
July 02, 2014 -- Sugar Land City Council approved a $225,000 contract with Jerdon Enterprise, L.P. for improvements identified in the Pedestrian and Bicycle Master Plan. More
July 01, 2014 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to approve an interlocal project agreement between the county and Willow Fork Drainage District for the construction of two span foot bridges crossing the Willow Fork Drainage Ditch and connections to existing trails. More
June 30, 2014 -- Fort Bend Cares this month awarded over $160,000 in grants to 22 area charities. More
June 29, 2014 -- The Houston-Area Council Transportation Policy Council on Friday voted unanimously to submit its Voluntary Fine Particulate Advance Plan to the Environmental Protection Agency. More
June 28, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber will host its 2014 Congressional Update Breakfast with Congressman Pete Olson on Monday, July 21 at the Fort Bend Country Club. More
June 28, 2014 -- The Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce won an award in the category of Outstanding Website at the Texas Chamber of Commerce Executives Awards program. More
June 27, 2014 -- The City of Sugar Land is currently accepting applications for the new Parks, Art, Recreation, Culture and Streetscapes Board. More
June 27, 2014 -- The City of Missouri City has announced that homeowners associations and municipal utility districts have until August 31 to review and make any changes to their current solid waste service selections. More
June 26, 2014 -- The City of Sugar Land has issued a news release regarding the city council's recent approval of revisions to the city's financial management policy statements. More
June 24, 2014 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to approve a change order to a contract with Turner Construction Company for additional construction services associated with the Central Appraisal District Facility Expansion Project. More
June 23, 2014 -- Leaders of the Greater Houston Partnership today announced details about UpSkill Houston, a comprehensive, industry-led approach to filling gaps in the Houston region’s workforce. More
June 20, 2014 -- The City of Missouri City will host its Fourth of July Celebration and the unveiling of the design of a Veterans Memorial at Buffalo Run Park on July 4. More
June 20, 2014 -- The Gulf Coast Water Authority Board of Directors on Thursday voted unanimously to approve a $43,966,000 Fiscal Year 2015 budget. More
June 19, 2014 -- Missouri City Mayor Allen Owen delivered his 2014 State of the City Address on Thursday, June 5 at the City Centre at Quail Valley. More
June 18, 2014 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve, on first reading, the creation of a reinvestment zone for a 4.4833 acre tract of land at the intersection of Jess Pirtle Boulevard and Gillingham Lane. More
June 17, 2014 -- The City of Missouri City has formed a partnership with two dog friendly volunteer agencies to rescue a homeless, broken-legged husky who was found within city limits. More
June 17, 2014 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors today voted unanimously to authorize a sub-agreement with United Parcel Service for acquisition and deployment of all-electric delivery vehicles, in an amount not to exceed $2,319,696. More
June 17, 2014 -- Missouri City City Council on Monday voted unanimously to adopt the city’s FY2015 Budget, which begins July 1 and continues through June 30, 2015. More
June 16, 2014 -- Missouri City City Council will consider adoption of the city's FY2015 Budget during its meeting tonight. More
June 16, 2014 -- The City of Missouri City has announced that a fresh produce fair will be held on Tuesday at the Second Mile Mission Center. More
June 16, 2014 -- The City of Sugar Land on Friday announced that tickets are still available for the city's "Star Spangled Spectacular" celebration on July 4. More
June 13, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber will host the 2014 Congressional Update Breakfast, featuring Congressman Pete Olson, on July 21 at the Fort Bend Country Club. More
June 12, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber is accepting applications for scholarships to be presented during the Fort Bend Strong Gala in November. More
June 11, 2014 -- The City of Missouri City will participate in the 2014 International Fire/EMS Safety and Health Week, which takes place June 15-21. More
June 11, 2014 -- The Sugar Land Animal Shelter has temporarily reduced cat adoption fees from $90 to $20. More
June 10, 2014 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to award a $653,000 contract to Bass Construction Co., Inc. for the construction of a pedestrian plaza at the William B. Travis Building. More
June 10, 2014 -- The City of Sugar Land today announced that the city will implement a change in the service days for bulky waste pickup for all residents starting August 4. More
June 05, 2014 -- The Fort Bend Central Chamber hosted a groundbreaking ceremony on Tuesday for construction of Gallery Furniture's new Fort Bend/Grand Parkway location. More
June 05, 2014 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council will host the 10th annual Clean Fleet Technologies Conference on June 10 at Constellation Field in Sugar Land. More
June 04, 2014 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to appoint Harish Jajoo as mayor pro tem. More
June 03, 2014 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to submit an application to the United States Department of Justice for the FY2014 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant, in the amount of $71,782. More
June 03, 2014 -- Missouri City City Council on Monday voted unanimously to reappoint Council Member Floyd Emery as representative and to appoint Council Member Jerry Wyatt as alternate to the Houston-Galveston Area Council 2014 General Assembly. More
June 02, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber recently cut ribbons at two local businesses. More
May 28, 2014 -- The City of Missouri City today provided tips for preparing for the upcoming hurricane season, which begins on June 1. More
May 28, 2014 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to appoint Laura Richard to serve as Justice of the Peace for Precinct 4, filling the vacancy left by the death of her husband, Jim Richard. More
May 27, 2014 -- The City of Missouri City will host its annual State of the City Address on June 5 at City Centre. More
May 26, 2014 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Transportation Council on Friday voted unanimously to approve amendments to the 2013-2016 Transportation Improvement Program and the 2035 Regional Transportation Plan. More
May 23, 2014 -- Early voting ends today for the May 27 Primary Runoff Election, with candidates for state and federal offices, as well as county positions in some Gulf Coast counties, trying to clench the nomination of the Republican and Democratic parties. More
May 21, 2014 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to award a $296,152 engineering services contract to ARKK Engineering, LLC for preliminary engineering design services for the Wastewater Collection System Rehabilitation Project C. More
May 21, 2014 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a contract with Houston-based Asakura Robinson to conduct a livable centers study in the East End and Fifth Ward of Houston for an amount not to exceed $287,500. More
May 21, 2014 -- The Veterans Memorial at Sugar Land Memorial Park will be the focal point of the City of Sugar Land’s 6th Annual Memorial Day Ceremony on May 26. More
May 20, 2014 -- Lamar Consolidated Independent School District has announced its valedictorians and salutatorians for 2014. More
May 20, 2014 -- Missouri City City Council on Monday voted 4-2-1, with Robin Elackatt and Yolanda Ford opposed, and Chris Preston not voting, to renew a contract with Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson, LLP for delinquent tax collection services. More
May 16, 2014 -- Early voting begins on Monday for the May 27 Primary Runoff Election, with members of both the Republican and Democratic parties selecting their final nominations to run in November's general election. More
May 15, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber will host the 2014 State of Richmond Address, featuring Richmond Mayor Evalyn Moore, on June 20. More
May 15, 2014 -- The City of Sugar Land will hold a full-scale hurricane exercise May 30-June 1. More
May 14, 2014 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council today issued a reminder that assistance is still available for those whose homes were damaged by Hurricane Ike. More
May 13, 2014 -- The Gulf Coast Rail District Board of Directors voted unanimously to approve a resolution supporting the State Highway 36A Coalition. More
May 13, 2014 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to adopt local option property tax exemptions for the General Fund. More
May 12, 2014 -- Guidry News Service covered elections in Brazoria, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris and Jefferson counties on Saturday, as well as the special election for Senate District 4, which includes Jefferson, Chambers and portions of Harris, Montgomery and Galveston counties. More
May 10, 2014 -- In Fort Bend County, Missouri City had contested races for mayor and two city council seats, as well as a bond election. More
May 08, 2014 -- The Sugar Land Police Department will host its Sixth Annual Law Enforcement Memorial Ride on Saturday. More
May 07, 2014 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to award a $197,669 contract to Siddons Martin Emergency Group for the purchase of a Road Rescue Ambulance and associated equipment. More
May 07, 2014 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court on Tuesday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution supporting the initiatives of the Highway 36A Coalition. More
May 07, 2014 -- The City of Missouri City on Tuesday announced that city staff and residents have placed signs at the intersection of Watts Plantation and Diamond Springs Road to increase awareness of turtles that cross the roadway. More
May 07, 2014 -- The Gulf Coast Community Protection and Recovery District Board of Directors on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve subcontractors to the district's agreement with Dannenbaum Engineering Corporation. More
May 06, 2014 -- State Representative Ron Reynolds will sponsor a Property Tax Information Workshop on Thursday at Missouri City Baptist Church. More
May 06, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber's Hispanic Business Division recently hosted its annual Cinco de Mayo Celebration. More
May 06, 2014 -- Missouri City City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve an agreement with the Gulf Coast Water Authority to support the city’s Groundwater Reduction Plan. More
May 02, 2014 -- University of Houston Chancellor Renu Khator today appointed a Sugar Land Transition Steering Committee for the transition of the UH-Victoria and the UH Sugar Land campus. More
May 01, 2014 -- The City of Missouri City will close the city's non-emergency offices to host events on May 7 and May 9 as part of Public Service Recognition Week. More
May 01, 2014 -- The City of Missouri City will participate in Lemonade Day on Saturday, with lemonade, games and other activities at the city's Recreation and Tennis Center. More
April 28, 2014 -- The Upper Texas Gulf Coast will get a preview of summer today as temperatures are projected to reach the low 90s. More
April 26, 2014 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Transportation Policy Council on Friday reviewed an administrative report on 25 Transportation Improvement Plan projects, including a request to use transportation development credits for a project in Houston's East End Management District. More
April 25, 2014 -- Early voting begins on Monday for the May 10 General Election, which includes several mayoral and city council seat races, as well as bond referendums and city charter amendments. More
April 24, 2014 -- The City of Sugar Land will host the fourth annual Bike to Work Day and second annual Bike to School Day on May 8. More
April 22, 2014 -- George Scott has published a Tax Coverage Guide for Harris County residents. More
April 22, 2014 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to adopt a resolution approving a plan of financing of $900 million for the Harris County Cultural Education Facilities Finance Corporation to finance expansion of facilities for the Memorial Hermann Health System within the county, including the Sugar Land Hospital. More
April 22, 2014 -- The City of Sugar Land today announced that tickets are available for the city's Star Spangled Spectacular, which takes place on July 4 at Constellation Field. More
April 22, 2014 -- Missouri City City Council on Monday voted unanimously to execute an amended and restated interlocal agreement with the Sienna Plantation Management District and Fort Bend County for the maintenance of traffic signals within Sienna Plantation. More
April 21, 2014 -- The City of Missouri City will host its second annual Missouri City Summer Day Camp sessions beginning June 16. More
April 21, 2014 -- Lamar Consolidated Independent School District will host its annual Teacher Job Fair on Saturday at Foster High School in Richmond, Texas. More
April 21, 2014 -- The City of Sugar Land will host its Earth Day Celebration on April 26 at Sugar Land Town Square. More
April 18, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber's Hispanic Business Division will host its Cinco de Mayo celebration on May 1 at Legacy Ford. More
April 18, 2014 -- The City of Missouri City will host a town hall on April 24 to provide information regarding the city's $40 million bond referendum on the May 10 election ballot. More
April 18, 2014 -- The Gulf Coast Water Authority Board of Directors on Thursday voted unanimously to enter an agreement with Enchanted Rock Ltd to provide backup power supply to the Thomas Mackey Water Treatment Plant. More
April 17, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber will host a City of Richmond candidates forum on April 22 at the Fort Bend Country Club. More
April 17, 2014 -- The City of Missouri City has announced that all non-emergency City Hall offices will be closed on Friday. More
April 16, 2014 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution supporting the University of Houston Sugar Land Campus. More
April 16, 2014 -- Missouri City has expanded its prescription drug box program, adding a second location to dispose of unwanted, unused or expired drug medications. More
April 15, 2014 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors today voted unanimously to approve a contract with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to repair or replace failing on-site sewage facilities in the H-GAC region, in an amount not to exceed $492,000. More
April 15, 2014 -- The City of Sugar Land is conducting inspections of trees along city rights-of-way to ensure compliance with codes and safe access for fire trucks, ambulances and garbage trucks. More
April 11, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber recently conducted ribbon cuttings for the newly-opened Sonic in Richmond and the Old Main Street Bakery in Downtown Rosenberg. More
April 11, 2014 -- The Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce recently held a graduation ceremony for its 2014 Leadership Excellence for Non-Profits Class. More
April 09, 2014 -- Texas Central Railway Co. President Robert Eckels, a former Harris County Judge, on Tuesday updated the Gulf Coast Rail District Board of Directors on the proposed Dallas-Houston High Speed Rail project. More
April 08, 2014 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to record into the minutes the bond and oath of office by Jerry W. Bussell to serve as interim Justice of the Peace for Precinct 4. More
April 08, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber's Governmental Affairs Department will host a candidate forum on April 22 for candidates in the Richmond mayoral and city commission election. More
April 08, 2014 -- Missouri City City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve, on first reading, a request to rezone .4744 acres of property at the southeast corner of Texas Parkway and Highway 90A from a retail district to a Planned Development District. More
April 02, 2014 -- The City of Sugar Land has implemented Stage 1 voluntary water restrictions due to exceptional drought conditions throughout the state. More
April 02, 2014 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to award an $80,800 contract to Strategic Advisory Group for the Convention/Conference Center Market Analysis and Feasibility Study. More
April 01, 2014 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to approve a $937,196 agreement with Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc. for services associated with the administration and operations facility for the Ford Bend County Public Transportation Department. More
April 01, 2014 -- The Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce's Chamber Young Professional Division will host a luncheon roundtable discussion with area mayors on June 18. More
March 31, 2014 -- The City of Sugar Land will host Ellen Dunham-Jones, architect and professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology, as the keynote speaker for the city's final session of its Land Use Forum series on April 3. More
March 30, 2014 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Transportation Policy Council on Friday reviewed proposed amendments to the 2013-2016 Transportation Improvement Program and 2035 Regional Transportation Plan that will be considered for action at next month’s meeting. More
March 25, 2014 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to accept the Comprehensive Financial Report for FY2013 as presented by Sandersen Knox and Company, LLP, the firm that conducted an audit of the county’s financial statements. More
March 25, 2014 -- The Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce will host a Fort Bend County Candidate Forum on April 3 for candidates in city and school board races in the May 10 General Election. More
March 24, 2014 -- Houston Community College Southwest will host a job fair on Thursday at the Stafford Campus. More
March 22, 2014 -- The Sugar Land Police Department is currently searching for two men who shot and killed Marlon Alexander Palencia Castaneda on Friday at Global Casework Manufacturing. More
March 21, 2014 -- Houston Wilderness hosted a Collaborative Access Event on Thursday, with presentations from community organizations highlighting their successes, current work and future plans for areas in the Sam Houston Greenbelt Network. More
March 20, 2014 -- Sugar Land Mayor James A. Thompson has posted a Guest Column commending the collaboration between the city and the University of Houston and the UH System. More
March 19, 2014 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve an interlocal agreement with the City of League City for implementation and operation of the Gulf Region Information and Dispatch System for computer aided dispatch records management services. More
March 18, 2014 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors today voted unanimously to authorize a third year funding agreement with the Gulf Coast Center for operation of the Victory Lakes Park & Ride Service, with a total contract value not to exceed $1,013,834. More
March 18, 2014 -- Missouri City City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve, on final reading, an ordinance prohibiting the parking of vehicles behind the building line in residential lots. More
March 17, 2014 -- The United Way Service Center of Fort Bend County will host the Fort Bend County Benefits Access Fair on March 25. More
March 17, 2014 -- The City of Missouri City is seeking input through its citizen survey. More
March 17, 2014 -- Jim Guidry has offered a suggestion to election officials intended to improve their communication with the news media as well as voters and taxpayers. More
March 17, 2014 -- The City of Missouri City will host its "Eggpalooza" on April 12 at Community Park. More
March 13, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber will host the 2014 State of the Schools Luncheon with the Lamar Consolidated and Needville school districts on April 25. More
March 12, 2014 -- The City of Sugar Land today announced that its expanded recycling program has received an Operations Excellence Award from the Texas Public Works Association. More
March 11, 2014 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to approve an agreement with Kroger Texas, LP to allow the business to sell vehicle registration renewals at its stores. More
March 11, 2014 -- The City of Sugar Land today announced that it has been recognized as a "Community of Respect" by the Anti-Defamation League for 2013. More
March 11, 2014 -- Fort Bend County Judge Bob Hebert recently presented his State of the County address at an event co-hosted by the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce and the Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance. More
March 10, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber recently held ribbon-cutting ceremonies at the Grand Parkway Professional Building, the Brazosview Healthcare Center, and Move Dance and Fitness. More
March 10, 2014 -- Jim Guidry reviews his experiences with election returns throughout the years and contemplates improvements for the future. More
March 06, 2014 -- The City of Missouri City will host a Spring Break Tennis Camp March 10-13. More
March 05, 2014 -- The Sugar Land Police Department today released its annual report for 2013. More
March 05, 2014 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to award a $1,495,618 contract to Conrad Construction Company, Ltd. for the Meadowcroft Boulevard Parking and Intersections Improvements Project. More
March 05, 2014 -- Galveston County Judge Mark Henry won a close race against challenger Michelle Hatmaker in the Republican Party Primary on Tuesday; Matt Sebesta won the Republican nomination for Brazoria County Judge and will face Democrat Robert Pruett in November. Guidry News Service also covered elections in Fort Bend, Harris and Jefferson counties. More
March 04, 2014 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to authorize the issuance of Unlimited Tax Road Refunding Bonds. More
March 04, 2014 -- The City of Sugar Land will host a session of its Land Use Forum series on March 20. More
March 04, 2014 -- Missouri City City Council on Monday voted unanimously to renew and update the city’s tax abatement guidelines. More
March 04, 2014 -- Memorial Hermann Hospital today announced that Gary Kerr has been named CEO at Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital. More
March 03, 2014 -- The University of Houston System Board of Regents last week approved a plan to expand or launch 22 programs at the university's Sugar Land campus. More
March 03, 2014 -- Candidate filing for the May 10 General Election ended on Friday, leaving some cities with several contested races while others will look to cancel their elections due to no opposition to candidates on the ballot. More
March 01, 2014 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Transportation Policy Council on Friday voted 18-2, with Port of Houston Authority Chair Janiece Longoria and Galveston City Council Member Marie Robb opposed, to approve a resolution that commits $500,000 for a feasibility study for the proposed State Highway 36A and calls for protection of the Katy Prairie Conservancy as well as other natural resources. More
February 28, 2014 -- The City of Sugar Land's Parks and Recreation Department was recently named the 2014 Texas Gold Medal Award Winner, in the 50,000 to 100,000 category, by the Texas Recreation and Park Society. More
February 28, 2014 -- The City of Missouri City reminded residents to observe Severe Weather Awareness Week, which kicks off Sunday, and to be prepared for severe weather emergencies. More
February 27, 2014 -- Friday marks important dates for both the March 4 Primary Election and the May 10 General Election. More
February 25, 2014 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to adopt an order organizing the West Fort Bend Water Authority and appointing directors to the authority’s board. More
February 22, 2014 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council 2014 General Assembly Meeting was held on Friday. More
February 21, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber will host the Fort Bend Masters Golf Tournament on April 14 at Pecan Grove Plantation Country Club in Richmond. More
February 19, 2014 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to award a $404,730 contract to HDR Engineering, Inc. for design of the Dairy Ashford Widening Project. More
February 19, 2014 -- The City of Missouri City has issued a news release regarding the city council's approval of an election order to place a four-proposition, $40 million bond referendum on the ballot. More
February 19, 2014 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors on Tuesday voted 21-7 to “accept” the Our Region 2040 Plan, a long range plan designed to help the region address critical challenges such as housing, transportation, economic development and the environment. More
February 18, 2014 -- The City of Sugar Land today announced that executive directors Jim Callaway and Mike Goodrum have been promoted to assistant city managers. More
February 18, 2014 -- Missouri City City Council on Monday voted 5-2, with Don Smith and Yolanda Ford opposed, to call a special election for May 10 for a four-proposition, $40 million bond referendum. More
February 17, 2014 -- Early voting in the March 4 Republican and Democratic Primary Elections begins on Tuesday, with offices including United States Senator, Texas Governor, and county leadership positions on the ballot. More
February 17, 2014 -- The City of Sugar Land will host the fourth session of its Land Use Forum Series on February 26 at Sugar Land City Hall. More
February 14, 2014 -- Candidate filing is at the midway point for the May 10 General Election, giving candidates two more weeks to apply for a place on the ballot in several cities and school district in the Gulf Coast area before the February 28 deadline passes. More
February 13, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber will host the Fort Bend Masters Golf Tournament on April 14. More
February 13, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber will host its seventh annual Mardi Gras party at Legacy Ford on March 4. More
February 11, 2014 -- The City of Sugar Land today announced that it has received a clean audit of its FY2013 financial records. More
February 11, 2014 -- The City of Sugar Land today announced that Parks and Recreation Director Jim Browne has been named East Region 2014 Parks and Recreation Director of the Year by the Texas Recreation and Park Society. More
February 11, 2014 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to purchase an inmate transfer bus from National Bus Sales for a total amount not to exceed $166,953. More
February 07, 2014 -- The City of Missouri City will host Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital CEO Chris Siebenaler on February 13 for the city's first Leadership Luncheon of the year. More
February 07, 2014 -- The City of Sugar Land has issued a news release regarding the city council's recent approval of a $1.1 million contract with Metro City Construction for drainage improvements in Sugar Mill. More
February 05, 2014 -- The City of Sugar Land will host its fifth annual Cultural Kite Festival on March 1 at Sugar Land Memorial Park. More
February 05, 2014 -- The City of Missouri City will host its 18th Annual Dad & Daughter Dance on Saturday at the Community Center in the City Hall complex. More
February 05, 2014 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve, on first reading, an ordinance dissolving Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 21. More
February 04, 2014 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to approve underwriters for the refinancing of $18,830,000 in road bonds. More
February 04, 2014 -- Missouri City City Council on Monday voted unanimously to authorize the issuance and sale of $1,740,000 in general obligation bonds for street improvement projects. More
February 03, 2014 -- The Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce and the Central Fort Bend Chamber will host the 2014 State of the County Address, presented by County Judge Robert Hebert, on February 28 at Safari Texas Ranch in Richmond. More
February 03, 2014 -- The City of Sugar Land recently amended its agreement with developers of the Imperial Redevelopment Project. More
January 31, 2014 -- The City of Sugar Land will host Robert Tullis of GID Development and Robert Gibbs of Gibbs Planning Group as speakers for the February 12 Land Use Forum. More
January 29, 2014 -- Mental Health America Fort Bend County today announced that Barbara J. Carlson has been named the organization's new executive director. More
January 28, 2014 -- Candidate filing opens on Wednesday for the May 10 General Election, providing opportunities for those seeking office to file in various municipal and school district races. More
January 27, 2014 -- The United States Attorney's Office for the Southern District of Texas last week announced that a Richmond couple who own and operate a home health care agency have been indicted on charges related to a scheme to defraud the Medicare system. More
January 24, 2014 -- The City of Sugar Land recently held a graduation ceremony for its fourth Emergency Leaders Academy class. More
January 23, 2014 -- Sugar Land Mayor James Thompson and City Manager Allen Bogard will deliver the 2014 State of the City address on Friday. More
January 22, 2014 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to reappoint Judge Craig Landin as municipal court judge for a two-year term. More
January 22, 2014 -- Missouri City City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to terminate and revoke the declaration of protective covenants for the Brightwater Commercial Development Management Association, Inc. More
January 21, 2014 -- The City of Missouri City today announced that residents Tom and Regina Nichols have received the Tree Advocate of the Year Award from the Houston Area Urban Forestry Council. More
January 21, 2014 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors today voted unanimously to find a proposed extension of public wastewater service to the Tenaris Bay City plant site and the construction of new traffic lanes on State Highway 35 to be “consistent with regional plans and policies” to support a requested Economic Adjustment Assistance Grant application in the amount of $1.44 million for the grant request for the Colorado County project. More
January 21, 2014 -- The Fort Bend Employee Federation today presented a $5,000 Adopt-a-School grant from the national AFL-CIO to Ridgemont Elementary to purchase uniforms for the school's students. More
January 20, 2014 -- The Sugar Land Cultural Arts Foundation on Saturday hosted the Founders’ Ball, “SLCAF in Review – Past & Present” to benefit the preservation, restoration and programming of the Sugar Land Auditorium. More
January 20, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber will host a job fair on Saturday at the University of Houston Sugar Land campus. More
January 17, 2014 -- The City of Sugar Land has announced that Morris Architects Vice President and Director of Planning Christof Spieler, Sugar Land Director of Economic Development Regina Morales, and Planned Community Developers, Ltd. President Les Newton and Executive Vice President Don Janssen will be the featured speakers at the city's Land Use Forum on January 29. More
January 17, 2014 -- The City of Missouri City will launch its next Citizens' University class on January 23. More
January 16, 2014 -- The Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce and Central Fort Bend Chamber will present the 2014 State of the County address by County Judge Robert Hebert on February 28. More
January 15, 2014 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to approve the early voting schedule and locations to be used for the March 4 Primary Election. More
January 14, 2014 -- J. Sam Lott of Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc., on Tuesday updated the Gulf Coast Rail District Board of Directors on a Texas Department of Transportation study of requirements for a high speed rail terminal in Houston. More
January 10, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber on Friday held its 2013 Annual Awards Luncheon at Cindy's Palace in Richmond. More
January 10, 2014 -- Sugar Land Police Department today announced that Sugar Land has been named as America's 19th Safest City in a report published by CQ Press. More
January 09, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber will host a job fair on January 25 at the University of Houston Sugar Land campus. More
January 09, 2014 -- The City of Missouri City has reported that the Texas Department of Transportation will begin work on Monday on expansion of portions of the Texas Parkway. More
January 09, 2014 -- Ronald J. Neighbors, who was general manager of the Harris-Galveston Subsidence District since it was created by the Texas Legislature in 1975, and the Fort Bend Subsidence District since its creation in 1989, was honored at a retirement party at the Alley Theatre on Tuesday. More
January 08, 2014 -- The City of Sugar Land will host its 2014 Sugar Gala on February 8 at the Imperial Park Recreation Center. More
January 08, 2014 -- The City of Sugar Land has announced that Dr. Stephen Klineberg and Mitchell Silver will be the guest speakers for the January 15 Land Use Forum session. More
January 08, 2014 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to award a $286,890 contract to AIA Engineers, Ltd, for the design of the Austin Parkway street reconstruction project. More
January 07, 2014 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to adopt a resolution to support the Brazos River Authority’s application for a Flood Protection Planning Grant through the Texas Water Development Board. More
January 07, 2014 -- Missouri City City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve an ordinance, on first reading, regarding the production of food at a cottage food production operation. More
January 06, 2014 -- The City of Sugar Land will begin offering curbside collection of household hazardous waste and electronics beginning on January 15. More
January 05, 2014 -- The National Weather Service has issued a Hard Freeze Watch for Harris, Fort Bend and Montgomery Counties, including the City of Houston from 3 a.m. until 9 a.m. Monday. More
January 03, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber will host its 2013 Annual Awards Luncheon on January 10. More
January 02, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber will host a job fair on January 25 at the University of Houston-Sugar Land campus. More
January 02, 2014 -- The City of Sugar Land will present its State of the City Address on January 24 at the Sugar Land Marriott Hotel and Conference Center. More
January 02, 2014 -- The City of Missouri City will host its 18th Annual Dad & Daughter Dance on February 8. More
January 02, 2014 -- The City of Sugar Land will host a land use forum, a six-part speakers series highlighting land use topics, beginning January 15. More
December 31, 2013 -- The City of Missouri City will host a special tree planting event alongside the Oyster Creek Trail on February 22. More
December 31, 2013 -- The Sugar Land Home and Garden Show will host its fourth annual event on January 25-26 at the Stafford Centre. More
December 27, 2013 -- The City of Sugar Land will host its annual New Year's Eve on the Square celebration on December 31 at Sugar Land Town Square. More
December 27, 2013 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture editor Jennifer Olin reports on opportunities to welcome 2014 in the Gulf Coast region. More
December 20, 2013 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Transportation Policy Council today, on a motion by Galveston City Council Member Marie Robb, voted unanimously to approve a resolution for award of Transportation Development Credits in the 2013-2016 Transportation Improvement Program. More
December 19, 2013 -- The City of Sugar Land recently hosted a luncheon with the University of Houston's Executive Master's in Human Resource Development program to spread awareness of the program at the Sugar Land Campus. More
December 18, 2013 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a $98,500 construction manager at risk agreement with Linebeck Group, LLC for pre-construction services for the city’s proposed performing arts center. More
December 18, 2013 -- The City of Sugar Land has issued a news release regarding the city council's approval of a construction manager at risk agreement for pre-construction services associated with the city's new performing arts center. More
December 17, 2013 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors today voted unanimously to approve the 2014 H-GAC Budget and Service Plan, with a 2.75 percent increase in personnel compensation. More
December 17, 2013 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to identify the newly-renovated courtroom at the county courthouse at 401 Jackson Street in Richmond as the new location for future commissioners court meetings. More
December 17, 2013 -- Missouri City City Council on Monday voted unanimously to implement language standards for the use of foreign languages in voting materials, including ballots, removing two languages – Vietnamese and Chinese, from being included on election materials. More
December 13, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber will host an update by Fort Bend County Precinct 1 Commissioner Richard Morrison on January 10. More
December 13, 2013 -- The Greater Houston Partnership hosted its State of Transportation in Texas membership event on Thursday featuring State Representative Joe Pickett. More
December 11, 2013 -- The City of Sugar Land will host its New Year's Eve on the Square celebration on December 31 at Sugar Land Town Square. More
December 10, 2013 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to cast the county’s ballots in favor of electing five members to the Fort Bend Central Appraisal District Board of Directors. More
December 09, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber will host its 2013 Annual Awards Luncheon on January 10 at Cindy's Palace in Richmond. More
December 06, 2013 -- The City of Missouri City has canceled the annual Snowfest Parade, which was schedule for Saturday, due to weather. More
December 06, 2013 -- Candidate filing ends on Monday for the March 4, 2014 Primary Election, with positions on the ballot including a U.S. Senate seat, Congressional offices, Governor, as well as local county judges, commissioners and justices of the peace. More
December 04, 2013 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to cast the city’s ballots in favor of electing Jim Kij and Al Abramczyk to the Fort Bend Central Appraisal District Board of Directors. More
December 03, 2013 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to approve an interlocal agreement between the county, the City of Missouri City, the Missouri City Development Authority, and Municipal Utility Districts No. 47 and 48 for the expansion of Vicksburg Boulevard. More
December 03, 2013 -- The City of Sugar Land will host its 11th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting on Thursday. More
December 03, 2013 -- Missouri City City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve an interlocal agreement between the city, Fort Bend County, Missouri City Reinvestment Zone No. 2, the Missouri City Development Authority, and Municipal Utility Districts No. 47 and 48 for regional road improvements for the extension of Vicksburg Boulevard. More
December 03, 2013 -- Early voting kicks off on Wednesday for the December 14 runoff election for seats on Houston City Council and the Houston Community College System Board of Trustees. More
November 28, 2013 -- The Rosenberg Library spotlights its December 2013 Treasure of the Month. More
November 27, 2013 -- Sugar Land Animal Services will sell plush puppies at the city's Christmas Tree Lighting event on December 5 to support efforts to place dogs and cats with families. More
November 27, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance will host its 2013 Annual Awards Luncheon on January 10. More
November 26, 2013 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to reappoint County Judge Robert Hebert to serve on the Policy Committee for the Texas Conference of Urban Counties. More
November 26, 2013 -- Houston Community College Southwest recently hosted the Honey Brown Foundation's commemoration of the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy's assassination. More
November 26, 2013 -- The City of Sugar Land today announced that a recent study shows that the city's Constellation Field has exceeded attendance expectations by 55 percent. More
November 26, 2013 -- The Honey Brown Hope Foundation last week hosted a tribute to President John F. Kennedy at Houston Community College Southwest's Missouri City campus. More
November 20, 2013 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors on Tuesday voted unanimously to find that a proposed landfill on Fairbanks N. Houston Road "is consistent with plans, policies and H-GAC review criteria". More
November 20, 2013 -- The City of Sugar Land today announced that it has one of the lowest tax rates in the state, according to a survey by the Texas Municipal League. More
November 20, 2013 -- Sugar Land Police Department on Tuesday announced that it is receiving a $110,853 Selective Traffic Enforcement Program grant to fund overtime for officers to increase enforcement of traffic safety laws. More
November 20, 2013 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to accept a report by the Traffic Safety Task Force regarding the city’s use of red light enforcement cameras. More
November 20, 2013 -- The City of Sugar Land's Traffic Safety Task Force has recommended the continuation of the use of red light cameras in the city, but asked city council to consider modifications to the program, including increased signage and yellow light timing. More
November 19, 2013 -- The City of Sugar Land has announced that Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus will be visiting Sugar Land Town Square on December 5 for the city's 11th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting. More
November 19, 2013 -- Missouri City City Council on Monday voted unanimously to cast the city’s votes in favor of electing Albert Glover to the Fort Bend County Appraisal District Board of Directors. More
November 18, 2013 -- Missouri City will host its First Annual "Show Me City Ride of Pride" on December 1 at Community Park. More
November 18, 2013 -- The City of Missouri City will close its non-emergency offices on Thursday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. for the city's annual employee Thanksgiving luncheon. More
November 15, 2013 -- The City of Sugar Land will host its annual holiday food drive on December 6. More
November 15, 2013 -- The City of Missouri City will host its 30th annual Snowfest Festival on December 6 at the City Hall Complex. More
November 15, 2013 -- The City of Sugar Land recently started operation of its new $69 million surface water treatment plant, the largest capital improvement project in the city's history. More
November 14, 2013 -- Sugar Land City Council today canvassed the results of its November 5 bond election, with propositions totaling $31.5 million approved by voters to fund two parks projects. More
November 14, 2013 -- The Gulf Coast Rail District on Tuesday was updated on Houston Region Freight Rail Activity by Brenda Mainwaring of Union Pacific, Rollin Bredenberg of BNSF and Brad Howell of Lodestar Logistics. More
November 12, 2013 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to approve an interlocal agreement with Harris County Institute for Forensic Sciences for postmortem exams. More
November 08, 2013 -- The City of Sugar Land has issued a news release regarding the results of Tuesday's bond election, with voters approving two propositions totaling $31.5 million for the development of parkland along the Brazos River and 10 miles of hike and bike trails and bridges. More
November 06, 2013 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a $444,042 wholesale water supply lease contract with Fort Bend County Water Control and Improvement District No. 2. More
November 06, 2013 -- Texas voters approved nine amendments to the Texas Constitution on Tuesday, including Proposition 6, which creates the State Water Implementation Fund for Texas and the State Water Implementation Revenue Fund for Texas to assist in the financing of priority projects in the state water plan. More
November 05, 2013 -- Voters in Fort Bend County are deciding a Mobility Bond Issue; and voters in Sugar Land are deciding two issues on a bond referendum. More
November 05, 2013 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to approve a tax abatement agreement with La Centerra at Cinco Ranch II, Ltd. More
November 05, 2013 -- Missouri City City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to cast the city’s ballot in favor of re-electing Ed Heathcott to the Harris County Appraisal District Board of Directors. More
November 05, 2013 -- The City of Missouri City is conducting its 2013 Citizen Survey through November 25. More
October 31, 2013 -- Early voting ends on Friday in the November 5 election for state constitutional amendments, as well as area bond referendums in Fort Bend, Galveston and Harris counties, and Houston's mayoral and city council races. More
October 30, 2013 -- The American Red Cross will host its 13th annual Red Cross Super Ball on January 25 at Safari Texas Ranch in Fort Bend County. More
October 26, 2013 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Transportation Council on Friday voted unanimously to approve three amendments to the 2013-2016 Transportation Improvement Program and to the 2035 Regional Transportation Plan. More
October 26, 2013 -- The Hope for Three Teen Council recently introduced the Sibling Support Group at the Sugar Land Family Church. More
October 24, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber on Wednesday hosted the third annual State of Fulshear Address. More
October 24, 2013 -- The National Wildlife Federation will host a "Hide & Seek" nature event on November 9 at Houston's Cullinan Oyster Creek Park. More
October 22, 2013 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to create Fort Bend County Reinvestment Zone No. 16. More
October 22, 2013 -- The City of Sugar Land will offer pets for adoption at the Third Annual Mega Adoption Event, "Hunting for Homes", on November 2 at the Fort Bend County Fairgrounds in Rosenberg. More
October 22, 2013 -- Missouri City City Council on Monday voted 6-1, with Robin Elackatt opposed, to approve a $17,500 contract with A.O. Phillips and Associates Management Consultants to review the city’s current procurement processes and develop a small business program to ensure participation by small and minority-owned businesses within the city. More
October 21, 2013 -- The Fort Bend Central Chamber's Young Professionals Division recently hosted a meet and greet with George P. Bush, candidate for Texas Land Commissioner. More
October 18, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber's Young Professionals Division will host its fifth annual Halloween Bash on October 24 at Fort Bend Toyota. More
October 18, 2013 -- Early voting begins Monday for the November 5 General Election, which includes propositions to amend the Texas Constitution, as well as local bond referendums and elected offices, including the race for mayor of Houston. More
October 18, 2013 -- The City of Sugar Land will host its annual Halloween Town event on October 27 at Town Square. More
October 17, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber will host the "State of Fulshear" address, delivered by Fulshear Mayor Tommy Kuykendall, on October 23. More
October 16, 2013 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to award a $4,339,996 contract to SER Construction Partners, LLC for construction associated with the Ragus Lake Drainage Improvements. More
October 15, 2013 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors voted overwhelmingly, with only League City City Council Member Heidi Thiess opposed, to approve a resolution in support of Proposition 6 on the November 5 election ballot. More
October 11, 2013 -- The City of Sugar Land will host a public presentation on October 30 regarding the city's proposed $50 million parks bond referendum on the November 5 ballot. More
October 10, 2013 -- The City of Missouri City today announced that 5th Street from Bull Lane to Orchard Street is closed for repairs until Friday. More
October 10, 2013 -- The City of Missouri City will host a Drug "Take Back Day", providing residents the opportunity to dispose of their expired, unused or unwanted prescription drugs, on October 26. More
October 09, 2013 -- The Gulf Coast Rail District Board of Directors on Tuesday voted unanimously to authorize Executive Director Maureen Crocker to negotiate a contract for Rail Network Analyses with a team composed of Kimley-Horn and Associates, TransSystems, Inc., URS Corporation, R.L. Banks & Associates, Inc., Quadrant and C J Hench & Associates, Inc. More
October 09, 2013 -- The City of Sugar Land recently unveiled a memorial honoring local veterans, which was donated by Tilt-Up Concrete Association through the Sugar Land Legacy Foundation, at Sugar Land Memorial Park. More
October 09, 2013 -- Missouri City City Council on Monday voted 5-2, with Robin Elackatt and Yolanda Ford opposed, to adopt a property tax rate of $0.57375 per $100 valuation for the 2013 tax year. More
October 08, 2013 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to approve agreements with the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development for funding. More
October 08, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance will host United States Senator John Cornyn as the keynote speaker for the Fort Bend Strong gala on November 9. More
October 04, 2013 -- Missouri City Fire Department will host its Second Annual Fire and Rescue Services Open House on Saturday. More
October 04, 2013 -- The City of Missouri City has launched a design competition for the city's future Veterans Memorial. More
October 04, 2013 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture editor Jennifer Olin reports on weekend events including food festivals, art festivals and car racing around the Gulf Coast Region. More
October 03, 2013 -- The Texana Center will present the 1st Annual Texana Tinsel and Treasurers Art Show and Marketplace on November 22 at Legacy Ford Showroom in Rosenberg. More
October 03, 2013 -- The Harris-Galveston Subsidence District Board of Directors on Wednesday hosted a reception in the Alley Theatre Board Room to welcome Michael Turco, the new general manager of the district. More
October 02, 2013 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to nominate Al Abramczyk and Jim Kij for election to the Fort Bend Central Appraisal District Board of Directors. More
October 02, 2013 -- Missouri City City Council will consider adoption of the city's 2013 property tax rate during its regular meeting on October 7. More
October 01, 2013 -- The Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to reappoint Mary deVignes-Kendrick as the Local Health Authority of Fort Bend County. More
September 28, 2013 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Transportation Policy Council on Friday voted unanimously to approve a new policy on Transportation Development Credits which are used as local match for federal transportation grants. More
September 27, 2013 -- The City of Sugar Land recently received a Gold Medal Award for best new event from the International Festivals & Events Association for the city's Star Spangled Spectacular event. More
September 26, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber's Historic Downtown Rosenberg Division recently hosted the "Tour the Arts in Rosenberg" Cultural Arts Festival. More
September 25, 2013 -- The City of Missouri City will participate in the 30th Annual National Night Out on October 1. More
September 24, 2013 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to authorize the issuance of $185 million in tax-exempt revenue bonds to finance and re-finance the acquisition and construction of facilities by the St. Luke’s Health System within the county. More
September 19, 2013 -- The City of Sugar Land has issued a news release regarding the city council's recent approval of a $207.57 million budget for FY2014. More
September 18, 2013 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to adopt the city's FY2014 Budget on first and final reading. More
September 17, 2013 -- A dialogue on subsidence and rising sea waters between Dr. Kelly Hejtmacik and Ron Neighbors is continuing on the GuidryNews.com Forum. More
September 17, 2013 -- Harris Galveston Subsidence District Director Ron Neighbors has responded to Dr. Kelly Hejtmancik’s latest questions concerning subsidence. More
September 17, 2013 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors today voted unanimously to approve a solid waste administration and implementation contract with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality for continued operation of the H-GAC’s regional solid waste implementation activities. More
September 17, 2013 -- The City of Sugar Land will host the Second Annual Fort Bend County Employer Career Fair on October 24 at Constellation Field. More
September 17, 2013 -- The City of Missouri City will host its second annual "Team Clean" Day on Friday, closing non-emergency city offices for employees to organize their work areas and dispose of old documents, obsolete software, non-working equipment and other materials. More
September 17, 2013 -- Missouri City City Council on Monday voted unanimously to award a $1,947,000 contract to ALLCO for the construction of a 1.5 million gallon water storage tank. More
September 14, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber on Thursday held its Ninth Annual Fort Bend Regional Infrastructure Conference at the Rosenberg Civic Center. More
September 13, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber's Hispanic Business Division will present a Business Expo on Tuesday at the Rosenberg Civic Center. More
September 12, 2013 -- The City of Missouri City will hold public hearings on September 19 and September 23 to receive comments regarding the city's proposed property tax rate. More
September 10, 2013 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to adopt a total property tax rate of $0.48476 per $100 valuation for the 2013 tax year. More
September 09, 2013 -- The Spirit of Freedom Republican Women's Club will host author John Griffing at its luncheon on September 20 in Sugar Land. More
September 06, 2013 -- Missouri City City Council on Tuesday voted 5-2, with Yolanda Ford and Robin Elackatt opposed, to propose a property tax rate of $0.57375 per $100 valuation for the 2013 tax year. More
September 04, 2013 -- The City of Sugar Land today unveiled renderings of the future 6,500-seat Sugar Land Performing Arts Center, following approval of the final design of the venue by the Sugar Land Development Corporation. More
September 04, 2013 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted 6-1, with Harish Jajoo opposed, to approve the final reading of an ordinance removing reference to term limits for board and commission members. More
September 03, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber will hold the Ninth Annual Fort Bend Regional Infrastructure Conference, featuring Texas Department of Transportation Executive Director Phil Wilson, on September 12 at the Rosenberg Civic Center. More
September 03, 2013 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to approve the Juvenile Probation Department’s FY2014 Budget. More
September 03, 2013 -- The City of Sugar Land will hold an announcement on Wednesday regarding a final design agreement for the city's future 6,500-seat performing arts venue. More
September 03, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance will host its Fort Bend Strong gala, featuring United States Senator John Cornyn as keynote speaker, on November 9. More
August 30, 2013 -- The City of Sugar Land is hosting its "Black Cat Blowout" in September, offering reduced adoption prices for black cats. More
August 28, 2013 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted 5-1, with Harish Jajoo opposed, to amend the city’s Code of Ordinances to remove term limits on boards and commissions. More
August 27, 2013 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to approve a FY2014 salary schedule for county executive managers and employees. More
August 27, 2013 -- Candidate filing for the November 5 General Election ended on Monday, with a few additional candidates placing their names on the ballot before the deadline. More
August 26, 2013 -- The City of Sugar Land will hold a public meeting regarding the Water Master Plan on September 9 at City Hall. More
August 26, 2013 -- Today is the final day for candidates to file in local elections on the November 5 election ballot, which include the entirety of Houston’s city council seats as well as mayor, five position on Houston Independent School District’s board of trustees, and two positions in Galveston ISD. More
August 24, 2013 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Transportation Policy Council on Friday held a spirited discussion of a plan by the Texas Department of Transportation to abandon maintenance of 1,897 miles of state highways in urban areas as a cost-cutting measure and to shift those costs to the cities and counties. More
August 22, 2013 -- Sugar Land City Council has ordered a $50 million bond referendum for the November 5 election ballot. More
August 22, 2013 -- The City of Sugar Land is seeking volunteers to review the city's charter for recommendations of possible amendments. More
August 22, 2013 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors on Tuesday voted unanimously to authorize a contract in an amount not to exceed $300,000, with one of four recommended consultants for the Woodlands Township Transit Plan. More
August 21, 2013 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to formally place a $50 million bond referendum on the November 5 election ballot. More
August 20, 2013 -- Missouri City City Council on Monday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution amending projects requested to be submitted to the Fort Bend County Mobility Bond Referendum on the November 5 election ballot and encouraging Missouri City residents to vote in the election. More
August 19, 2013 -- The Halo House Foundation is preparing for its annual fundraiser “Houston Stars: Dancing for a Cause”. Guidry News Service recently visited with Halo House co-founder Dr. Nathan Fowler. More
August 19, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance will host Rosenberg Mayor Vincent Morales Jr.'s "State of the City" address on September 30 at Safari Texas Ranch. More
August 14, 2013 -- The City of Sugar Land is accepting applications online for the city's 2014 Mayor's Youth Advisory Council. More
August 13, 2013 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to propose a total property tax rate of $0.48476 per $100 valuation for the 2013 tax year. More
August 07, 2013 -- The City of Sugar Land today announced that construction of improvements to a u-turn lane at United States Highway 59 and State Highway 99 - The Grand Parkway will begin this month. More
August 07, 2013 -- Missoula Children's Theatre will hold auditions on September 9 at the Imperial Park Recreation Center in Sugar Land for the theatre's upcoming production of "Rapunzel". More
August 07, 2013 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to accept the donation of $107,500, or greater, from the Sugar Land Legacy Foundation for the design and construction of a veterans memorial to be installed at Sugar Land Memorial Park. More
August 06, 2013 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to engage the firm of Allen Boone Humphries Robinson, LLP as outside bond counsel for a possible $184.9 million county-wide road bond referendum that could be placed on the November 5 election ballot. More
August 06, 2013 -- Missouri City City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve, on first reading, an amendment to the regulations for Planned Development District No. 35 to allow T-Mobile to place a telecommunications tower at property behind Baines Middle School. More
August 05, 2013 -- The City of Sugar Land will hold a public meeting for feedback on the development of the city's Hazard Mitigation Plan on August 29 at Sugar Land City Hall. More
August 02, 2013 -- The City of Sugar Land will host its "RecFest" event on August 17 at the Imperial Park Recreation Center. More
July 31, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber's Historic Downtown Rosenberg Division will host a "Tour the Arts in Rosenberg" Cultural Arts Festival on September 21. More
July 31, 2013 -- Houston City Council today voted unanimously to approve a naming rights agreement between Silver Eagle Distributors, L.P. , Buffalo Bayou Partnership and the City of Houston for funding construction of improvements, including a pavilion and amphitheater in Eleanor Tinsley Park. More
July 31, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance will hold the Ninth Annual Fort Bend Regional Infrastructure Conference on September 12 at the Rosenberg Civic Center. More
July 31, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance will host the Rosenberg Mayor Vincent Morales' "State of the City" address on September 30 at Safari Texas Ranch in Richmond. More
July 30, 2013 -- The Texas Transportation Commission approved 18 projects in the Houston District at the July 25 meeting, over half of them in Brazoria, Fort Bend, Montgomery and Waller counties. More
July 29, 2013 -- The Sugar Land Animal Shelter is extending its reduced prices for pet adoptions through August 10. More
July 29, 2013 -- Guidry News Service recently visited the headquarters of the Halo House Foundation near Houston's Texas Medical Center and M.D. Anderson Hospital to discuss its upcoming fund-raiser, "Houston Stars: Dancing for a Cause". More
July 29, 2013 -- The City of Missouri City will host an annual health fair and backpack giveaway on Saturday. More
July 26, 2013 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Transportation Policy Council voted unanimously to approve a request to the Texas Department of Transportation to award transportation development credits that does not include hike and bike trails in Galveston. More
July 25, 2013 -- The City of Sugar Land today announced that the widening of Dulles Avenue from Highway 90A to Avenue E has been completed. More
July 24, 2013 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday received a presentation on the city’s proposed FY2014 Budget, which totals $206.76 million. More
July 24, 2013 -- Sugar Land City Manager Allen Bogard presented a $206.76 million proposed budget for FY2014 on Tuesday. More
July 23, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber’s Hispanic Business Division held a Networking Breakfast on Tuesday at Credit Recovery Group, LLC in Rosenberg. Photos
July 23, 2013 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted to amend an intergovernmental cooperative reimbursement agreement with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to extend the contract for the county’s operation and administration of the Low Income Vehicle Repair Assistance Retrofit and Accelerated Vehicle Retirement Program, and accept a total of $345,220 for FY2014 and FY2015 for the program. More
July 22, 2013 -- The City of Sugar Land has announced that it plans to begin using chloramines to disinfect the city's public drinking water beginning August 15. More
July 18, 2013 -- The City of Sugar Land has replaced the diesel models of its solid waste trucks with those using compressed natural gas. More
July 18, 2013 -- Sugar Land police arrested Sarah Marie Torres, 33, of Sugar Land, on July 16 for the sexual assault of a 14-year-old boy. More
July 18, 2013 -- The City of Sugar Land will hold a public hearing on a $50 million bond election recommendation on August 6. More
July 17, 2013 -- Sugar Land City Council appointed 11 members to a task force that will evaluate the future of red light cameras in Sugar Land. More
July 16, 2013 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors today voted unanimously to renew an existing agreement with the World Corporation to promote teleworking, working entirely from home. More
July 16, 2013 -- Missouri City City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve an amendment to the Sienna Plantation Joint Development Agreement to facilitate additional development. More
July 12, 2013 -- Niagara Bottling Company hosted an invitation-only Grand Opening and Open House at the 356,000 square foot manufacturing and distribution center in Missouri City. More
July 10, 2013 -- The Governmental Relations Division of the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce will host an 83rd Legislative Session Wrap-Up on Monday, September 6, featuring Senators Joan Huffman and Glenn Hegar, More
July 10, 2013 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court on Tuesday voted unanimously to move forward on proceedings to acquire property by eminent domain for Spur 10, a Texas Department of Transportation 90/10 reimbursement project. More
July 10, 2013 -- The City of Missouri City will host a Grand Opening and Open House on Friday at the new Niagara Bottling Company plant. More
July 10, 2013 -- The City of Missouri City reports on its 29th annual 4th of July Celebration. More
July 08, 2013 -- Harris County Judge Ed Emmett, director of the Harris County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management, hosted a hurricane season briefing for southeast Texas officials today at the Reliant Center. More
July 08, 2013 -- Alvin Community College celebrated the Independence Day with a concert by the Alvin Community Band at the college entrance. More
July 07, 2013 -- Sugar Land was recently presented two state awards for a program that diverted more than 34 percent of waste from landfills. More
July 05, 2013 -- Missouri City’s Recreation and Tennis Center has implemented new operating hours. More
July 03, 2013 -- The City of Sugar Land will hold its Star Spangled Spectacular on July 4 at Constellation Field. More
July 03, 2013 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve an interlocal agreement with Fort Bend County for the county’s participation in Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone No. 3, which includes the Imperial Sugar site. More
July 02, 2013 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to take actions to authorize the creation of a county assistance district in the Mission Bend area, a measure that will require voter approval. More
July 02, 2013 -- Missouri City City Council on Monday voted 6-1, with Robin Elackatt opposed, to re-elect Jerry Wyatt as mayor pro tem. More
July 01, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance will hold its 2013 Congressional Update Breakfast on July 26. More
June 28, 2013 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Transportation Policy Council today voted 15-2-1, with Harris County Judge Ed Emmett, who chairs the TPC, and Harris County Engineer Art Storey opposed; and Port of Houston Authority Chair Janiece Longoria abstaining, to approve project selections from the 2013-2016 Transportation Improvement Program Call for Projects. More
June 26, 2013 -- The City of Sugar Land on Tuesday announced that the extension of University Boulevard from State Highway 6 to United States Highway 90A is expected to be completed during the summer of 2014. More
June 25, 2013 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to accept the resignation of Robert Armstrong from the Fort Bend County Emergency Services District No. 1 Board of Commissioners, and to appoint Darrell Stucky to serve the remainder of Armstrong’s term. More
June 25, 2013 -- The City of Missouri City will hold its 29th annual celebration on July 4 at Buffalo Run Park. More
June 24, 2013 -- The Gulf Coast Water Authority on Friday announced that it has made a "senior call" on its surface water rights on the Brazos River. More
June 21, 2013 -- Several entities covered by Guidry News Service which are involved in transportation/rail projects have similar names and missions. Jim Guidry has prepared an analysis of the entities. More
June 21, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance recently conducted several ribbon cutting ceremonies. More
June 19, 2013 -- The City of Sugar Land has announced that it will form a task force to evaluate the city's red light camera program. More
June 19, 2013 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution authorizing the formation of a Traffic Safety Task Force to evaluate the city’s red light camera program. More
June 18, 2013 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors on Tuesday voted 23-3, with League City Council Member Heidi Thiess, Galveston County Commissioner Ken Clark and Brazoria County Commissioner Larry Stanley opposed, to authorize staff to develop voluntary particulate matter reduction strategies as recommended by the H-GAC Regional Air Quality Planning Committee. More
June 18, 2013 -- Missouri City City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve, on first and final reading, the proposed FY2014 Budget, which begins July 1 and ends June 30, 2014. More
June 17, 2013 -- The City of Missouri City will host a celebration on Wednesday for the grand opening of the new El Dorado Bridge over Stafford Run. More
June 15, 2013 -- Voters in Pasadena and Missouri City made their final decisions on council seats in their cities during runoff elections on Saturday. More
June 14, 2013 -- The City of Sugar Land will host the Lolo Luau on July 20 at the Imperial Park Recreation Center. More
June 13, 2013 -- Fort Bend County has announced that construction for two segments of the new I-69 corridor will be bid, with a segment from Spur 10 to FM 762 to start later this year, and a segment from FM 762 to State Highway 99 to be awarded in the beginning of 2014. More
June 12, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber and the Rose-Rich Auto Mile presented the 2013 State of Richmond Address Wednesday at Fort Bend Country Club in Richmond. More
June 12, 2013 -- The Gulf Coast Rail District Board of Directors on Tuesday voted unanimously to authorize Executive Director Maureen Crocker to enter into a contract for a West Belt Improvements Preliminary Engineering and Environmental Assessment. More
June 11, 2013 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry’s decision to include funding for transportation in the call for the 83rd Legislative Session was in part a response to a letter initiated by Harris County Judge Ed Emmett and signed by Houston Mayor Annise Parker and several other elected, appointed and civic officials in the Greater Houston Region. More
June 11, 2013 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to approve a rental fee schedule for the facilities at the Fort Bend County Fairgrounds. More
June 10, 2013 -- Ducks Unlimited recently received a $50,000 grant from Wells Fargo & Company to support wetlands conservation along the Texas coast. More
June 07, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance will host the 2013 State of Richmond Address on June 12 at the Fort Bend Country Club. More
June 06, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance will host the 2013 Congressional Update Breakfast, featuring Congressman Pete Olson, on July 26 in Richmond. More
June 05, 2013 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday declared a petition to prohibit the enforcement of the city's red light camera program as invalid. More
June 05, 2013 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to receive for filing and discussion a petition for a charter amendment to prohibit the use of photograph traffic signal enforcement systems in the city. More
June 04, 2013 -- Missouri City will host a series of events in celebration of Juneteenth from June 10 through 15 at various locations. More
June 04, 2013 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to award a $2,376,476 contract to Mar-Con Services for the construction of Mason Road Segment 2. More
June 04, 2013 -- Missouri City City Council on Monday voted 5-2, with Robin Elackatt and Jerry Wyatt opposed, to approve a request to rezone an approximately 30-acre tract of land from a retail district to a multifamily residential district to allow for the development of a 600-unit apartment complex. More
May 30, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance and H-E-B will hold "Operation Appreciation", an event honoring veterans and active military members, on June 1 and June 8. More
May 30, 2013 -- The City of Sugar Land will host a public meeting on June 20 to receive input regarding the city's hazard mitigation plan. More
May 29, 2013 -- The City of Sugar Land will close the drop-off recycling centers at 113 Gillingham Lane and at 4802 Scenic Rivers Drive on June 1. More
May 28, 2013 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to adopt local property tax exemptions for the 2013 tax year. More
May 24, 2013 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Transportation Policy Council today voted unanimously to refer a draft Transportation Development Credit Policy back to the administration for additional work before it is considered again for action. More
May 22, 2013 -- The City of Sugar Land is hosting an online town hall to gather input from residents regarding the city's land use plan and water master plan. More
May 22, 2013 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to award a $4,836,268 contract to Texas Sterling Construction Company for the extension of University Boulevard North from “Ditch H” to Highway 90A. More
May 22, 2013 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors on Tuesday voted unanimously to authorize $18,045,926 in contracts for housing construction management services associated with the H-GAC's Round 2 Chambers County Disaster Recovery Program. More
May 21, 2013 -- Missouri City City Council on Monday voted 6-0-1, with Bobby Marshall abstaining, to call a runoff election for June 15 for the election of Single Member District A. More
May 20, 2013 -- Missouri City Fire and Rescue Services will recognize three school employees during tonight's Missouri City City Council meeting for their actions in saving the life of a fellow Elkins High School employee and her unborn child. More
May 17, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance will host the 2013 State of Richmond Address on June 12, with Richmond Mayor Evalyn Moore providing updates on the city. More
May 15, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance will hold an event discussing the Affordable Care Act's impact on businesses on May 22 at the OakBend Medical Center location on 1705 Jackson Street in Richmond. More
May 14, 2013 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to approve a change order increasing the scope of services for the Falcon Landing Boulevard Mobility Bond Project and increasing the contract amount by $421,711. More
May 12, 2013 -- Guidry News Service covered Saturday elections in Brazoria, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris and Jefferson counties. More
May 11, 2013 -- Fort Bend County elections are being covered by Guidry News Service. More
May 10, 2013 -- Sugar Creek Country Club in Sugar Land has announced that it is starting renovations to the golf course, clubhouse and facilities this month. More
May 10, 2013 -- The City of Missouri City has announced that code enforcement officers will conduct sweeps of the Fondren Park neighborhood during June to observe if any infractions of city code exist. More
May 10, 2013 -- Voters in the Gulf Coast area will cast their ballots on Saturday in the election for various city and school leadership positions, as well as some special county propositions. More
May 08, 2013 -- The City of Houston will host a free document shredding and identity theft prevention services event on May 18 for Houston residents in Fort Bend County. More
May 08, 2013 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to issue the city’s intent to reimburse expenditures totaling $8,886,000 through certificates of obligation for projects in the city’s FY2013 Capital Improvement Program. More
May 07, 2013 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to adopt a resolution supporting annual funding for public safety emergency communications under House Bill 442 of the 82nd Texas Legislature. More
May 07, 2013 -- Missouri City City Council on Monday voted unanimously to award a $17,500 contract to The Retail Coach for the Texas Parkway Redevelopment Study. More
May 06, 2013 -- Texas A&M University today announced that Chad Cryer, a history teacher at Bryan High School in Bryan, and John Williams, a government teacher at Fort Bend Christian Academy in Sugar Land, have been selected to receive the university's Inspiration Award for Exceptional Education. More
May 06, 2013 -- The City of Sugar Land will host its Fifth Annual Memorial Day Ceremony on May 27 at Sugar Land Memorial Park. More
May 03, 2013 -- The Houston Galveston Area Council will host a public meeting regarding the US 90A Access Management Study on May 15 at the George Memorial Library in Richmond. More
May 03, 2013 -- The City of Sugar Land's Imperial Park Recreation Center will host its 2013 Lolo Luau on June 1. More
May 02, 2013 -- The City of Sugar Land is accepting applications for citizens to serve on an advisory committee to update the city's Land Use Plan. More
May 01, 2013 -- The Sugar Land Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association, in partnership with the Sugar Land Skeeters and Republic Harley Davidson, will host the Fifth Annual Law Enforcement Memorial Ride on May 18. More
April 30, 2013 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today announced that he has named Tolunay-Wong Engineers CEO Daniel Wong of Missouri City as chair of the Texas Board of Professional Engineers. More
April 27, 2013 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Transportation Policy Council on Friday voted unanimously to approve several projects for inclusion in the 2013-2016 Transportation Improvement Program Call for Projects, but deferred action on a recommendation by the H-GAC Technical Advisory Committee to not include Uptown Houston’s proposed transit system that includes dedicated bus lanes on Post Oak Boulevard and a connection at transit centers to the METRO system and to freeways for commuters. More
April 27, 2013 -- The Greater Houston Partnership hosted its annual State of the City Address by Houston Mayor Annise Parker on Friday. More
April 26, 2013 -- Early voting kicks off on Monday for the May 11 General Election, with voters in the Gulf Coast region able to get an early start on casting their ballots in various elections. More
April 26, 2013 -- DIVERSIONS: Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin reports that this weekend offers a wide variety of activities to "kick off the dust of the work week". More
April 26, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance Board of Directors on Thursday voted to adopt a resolution supporting the City of Richmond's proposed change from a General Law Charter to a Home Rule Charter city. More
April 26, 2013 -- The Spirit of Freedom Republican Women's Club will host Congressman Louie Gohmert on the club's meeting on May 10 at Sugar Creek Baptist Church. More
April 25, 2013 -- The City of Sugar Land will host a Bike to Work Day event on May 17 as part of National Bike Month. More
April 24, 2013 -- The City of Sugar Land on Tuesday announced that Constellation Field, the city's minor league baseball stadium, has been given awards in two categories through the Houston Business Journal's 2013 Landmark Awards. More
April 23, 2013 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to appoint Commissioners Andy Meyers and Richard Morrison as directors and Richard Stolleis as alternate to the founding board of the Highway 36A Coalition. More
April 19, 2013 -- The City of Sugar Land will host its "Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and Rock" Earth Day Celebration on Saturday at Mercer Stadium. More
April 19, 2013 -- The City of Sugar Land today announced that Assistant City Manager Karen Glynn is leaving the city to serve as city administrator for the City of Bunker Hill Village. More
April 17, 2013 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a $230,000 contract with Arcadis, U.S., Incorporated to perform a capacity study for the city's surface water treatment plant. More
April 16, 2013 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a proclamation in honor of Frank Thompson, Jr., the chair of the Gulf Coast Workforce Board, who died recently. More
April 16, 2013 -- Missouri City City Council on Monday voted unanimously to renew a contract with Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson, LLP for tax collection services. More
April 15, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance conducted its 2013 State of the Schools Address last week at Pecan Grove Plantation Country Club. More
April 12, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance will present the 28th Annual Chamber Golf Classic on May 20 at Pecan Grove County Club in Richmond. More
April 12, 2013 -- The Spirit of Freedom Republican Women's Club in Sugar Land will host a National Rifle Association Advancement Officer on April 19 to speak on the role of women in the organization. More
April 12, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance will host a candidates forum on April 22 for the Rosenberg city council election. More
April 09, 2013 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to authorize negotiations with National Signs Plazas, Inc. for the development of a directional sign or kiosk program to be approved by the Texas Department of Transportation. More
April 08, 2013 -- The City of Sugar Land today announced the launch of its new website. More
April 05, 2013 -- The City of Sugar Land will host a public meeting on April 15 for comments on the city's Pedestrian and Bicycle Master Plan. More
April 05, 2013 -- The City of Sugar Land today announced that the city's drop-off recycling centers at Gillingham Lane and at Scenic Rivers Drive will close on June 1. More
April 05, 2013 -- DIVERSIONS: Arts and Special Projects Editor Jennifer Olin advises that better weather this weekend means a chance to get outside and enjoy a variety of activities in the Gulf Coast Region. More
April 04, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance will host the 28th Annual Chamber Golf Classic on May 20 at the Pecan Grove Country Club in Richmond. More
April 04, 2013 -- The City of Sugar Land will host its Fifth Annual Memorial Day Ceremony on May 27 at Sugar Land Memorial Park. More
April 03, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance will present its 2013 State of the Schools Address at its April 11 Business Luncheon. More
April 03, 2013 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a facilities development agreement with the University of Houston System for development of a 52 acre parcel of land into an eventual festival site and amphitheatre/outdoor theater complex. More
April 02, 2013 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to authorize the submission of a grant application to the Houston-Galveston Area Council for start-up service of the Westpark Express, a new commuting transit service planned for along the Westpark Corridor. More
April 02, 2013 -- Missouri City City Council on Monday voted unanimously to grant consent to First Colony Municipal Utility District No. 9 to annex land within Missouri City’s city limits. More
April 01, 2013 -- The City of Sugar Land will host its Star Spangled Celebration for the Fourth of July at its new location at Constellation Field. More
March 27, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance's Hispanic Business Division will host its annual Cinco de Mayo celebration on May 2. More
March 27, 2013 -- The City of Sugar Land will host its Earth Day celebration on April 20. More
March 26, 2013 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to approve the early voting schedule and Election Day polling locations for the special joint election on May 11 for a proposition to create Emergency Services District No. 6. More
March 25, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance will host its inaugural Community Safety Day on April 6. More
March 22, 2013 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Transportation Policy Council today voted unanimously to solicit public comment on a new transportation conformity determination and proposed revisions to the 2013-2016 Transportation Improvement Plan and 2035 Regional Transportation Plan Update. More
March 20, 2013 -- The City of Sugar Land has been named a 2012 "Community of Respect" by the Anti-Defamation League. More
March 20, 2013 -- The City of Sugar Land today announced that red light cameras are being installed at the intersection of Highway 90A and Dairy Ashford. More
March 20, 2013 -- The City of Missouri City has provided an update on the progress of the City Centre at Quail Valley and the Recreation and Tennis Center. More
March 20, 2013 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to award a contract in a maximum amount of $1 million to Cedros Paving Services, LLC for the sidewalk rehabilitation project. More
March 19, 2013 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors today voted unanimously to renew a contract with the Gulf Coast Center for the Victory Lakes Park & Ride service from the University of Texas Medical Branch medical campus in League City to Galveston’s employment and activity centers on weekdays during peak periods for another year. More
March 19, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance will host the 2013 State of the Schools Address, with updates from Lamar Consolidated Independent School District and Needville ISD, on April 11. More
March 19, 2013 -- Missouri City City Council on Monday voted unanimously to appoint Debra Champagne as presiding municipal court judge. More
March 13, 2013 -- The City of Sugar Land will host a public meeting on April 3 to receive feedback on the city's hazard mitigation plan. More
March 13, 2013 -- The City of Sugar Land will participate in "Earth Hour" on March 23 by turning off non-essential lights at City Hall. More
March 13, 2013 -- The Gulf Coast Rail District Board of Directors on Tuesday officially welcomed Bert Keller as its new chair following his appointment by Houston City Council and Harris County Commissioners Court. More
March 12, 2013 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to authorize the issuance of bonds by the Harris County Cultural Education Facilities Finance Corporation to refinance facilities for the Memorial Hermann Health System, including equipment located at the Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital. More
March 11, 2013 -- St. Luke's Sugar Land Hospital will host an event debuting its new Women's Center on March 19. More
March 11, 2013 -- The City of Sugar Land today announced that Sugar Land Fire Station No. 7 has received Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design certification. More
March 08, 2013 -- The Sugar Land Police Department will participate in enhanced DWI enforcement taking place in the region during the weekend and on March 15-16. More
March 07, 2013 -- The City of Sugar Land has canceled its election for May 11 after filing ended with no contested races. More
March 07, 2013 -- Uptown Houston, originally formed in 1975 as a voluntary association of businesses and property owners in the Galleria area, and officially approved by the Texas Legislature and the governor as a management district in 1987, is now embarking on a major new amenity for its members – a plan to improve mobility in the area. More
March 06, 2013 -- The City of Sugar Land will host its 29th Annual "EGGStravaganza" on March 23 at Eldridge Park. More
March 06, 2013 -- The Sugar Land Police Department today announced that the five-year crime rate in Sugar Land has been reduced by 18 percent, according to the department's annual report. More
March 06, 2013 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to cancel elections on May 11 for its four district council seats due to unopposed candidates. More
March 05, 2013 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to approve a modification to the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area grant program to accept an additional $62,923 through the grant. More
March 05, 2013 -- Missouri City City Council on Monday voted 6-1, with Danny Nguyen opposed, to award a $2,297,000 contract to Bass Construction for the construction of Fire Station No. 5. More
March 04, 2013 -- Candidate filing for the May 11 General Election ended on Friday, with several candidates moving forward to May unopposed for various positions in the Gulf Coast area. More
March 04, 2013 -- The City of Sugar Land today announced that the expansion of University Boulevard, from Commonwealth Boulevard to the Riverstone development, has been completed. More
March 04, 2013 -- The Greater Houston Partnership today announced that the Houston-Baytown-Sugar Land area as the 2012 "Top Metro" area in the nation for corporate relocation and expansions by Site Selection Magazine. More
March 04, 2013 -- The Spirit of Freedom Republican Women's Club will host Texas Right to Life Director Elizabeth Graham and Texas State Representatives Rick Miller, Phil Stephenson and John Zerwas for the club's meeting on March 15 in Sugar Land. More
March 01, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance recently hosted ribbon cutting ceremonies for several businesses, as well as a groundbreaking ceremony for the Grand Parkway Professional Building in Richmond. More
March 01, 2013 -- The City of Missouri City has announced that the week of March 3-9 is Severe Weather Awareness Week. More
March 01, 2013 -- The Sugar Land Police Department recently named Sergeant Edwin Aldredge as 2012 Officer of the Year and clerk Rebecca Eackles as Civilian of the Year. More
February 26, 2013 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to order an election for May 11 to confirm the creation of Fort Bend County Emergency Services District No. 6. More
February 26, 2013 -- The United States Contract Tower Association on Monday issued a statement in response to warnings from the Department of Transportation that Federal Aviation Administration contract towers and FAA-staffed towers could be closed due to budget cuts associated with sequestration. More
February 26, 2013 -- The Greater Houston Partnership hosted a State of the County Address by Harris County Judge Ed Emmett on Monday. More
February 25, 2013 -- Filing ends on Friday for those seeking local elected offices in the May 11 General Election, with races forming in Brazoria, Fort Bend, Harris, Galveston and Jefferson counties. More
February 24, 2013 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Transportation Policy Council on Friday voted unanimously to receive public comment on potential 2013-2016 projects under consideration. More
February 23, 2013 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council held its annual General Assembly Meeting on Friday. More
February 22, 2013 -- Sugar Land City Council has appointed Jarvis Hollingsworth and Dr. Betty Baitland as co-chairs of the city's Citizen Bond Committee. More
February 20, 2013 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution associated with accepting a Texas Department of Transportation grant for the purchase of property to expand the Sugar Land Regional Airport. More
February 19, 2013 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors today voted unanimously to join an alliance of regional planning entities collaborating on opportunities and challenges associated with the Eagle Ford Shale Play. More
February 19, 2013 -- Missouri City City Council on Monday voted 5-2, with Robin Elackatt and Don Smith opposed, to award a $1,055,518 contract to Bass Construction for the construction of a new cart storage building at the Quail Valley Golf Course. More
February 18, 2013 -- The City of Missouri City today announced that the city is implementing tiered fees to be billed to insurance providers in order to recuperate expenses for response to accidents. More
February 18, 2013 -- The City of Sugar Land on Friday announced that its red light camera program has resulted in reduced traffic accidents at intersections where the cameras were located. More
February 15, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance recently held its Sixth Annual Mardi Gras Party at Legacy Ford. More
February 15, 2013 -- The City of Sugar Land has announced that it will participate in the 2013 Great Texas Warrant Round-Up, which begins March 2. More
February 15, 2013 -- DIVERSIONS: Guidry News Service Arts and Special Projects Editor Jennifer Olin reports on post Mardi Gras and Valentine's Day activities in the Gulf Coast Region. More
February 12, 2013 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to appoint Mark Flathouse as Fort Bend County Fire Marshal for a two-year term to begin on March 18. More
February 08, 2013 -- The City of Missouri City today issued a news release on the promotion of Stacie Walker as director of communications. More
February 07, 2013 -- The City of Sugar Land on Wednesday announced that its new solid waste and recycling program resulted in 32 percent more waste being diverted from landfills in 2012. More
February 06, 2013 -- The Sugar Land Police Department today announced that Sugar Land has been named the 20th safest city in the country, and second safest in Texas, in a city crime rankings report published by CQ Press. More
February 06, 2013 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to accept the FY2012 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report from the city’s consultant auditing firm, Whitley Penn, LLP. More
February 06, 2013 -- The City of Sugar Land today announced that the city has received a clean audit of its financial records for FY2012. More
February 05, 2013 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to authorize the use of a county vehicle for each of the Justices of the Peace, as needed. More
February 05, 2013 -- Missouri City City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve a tax abatement agreement with J Crosby Investments, LLC and CD&N Manufacturing, LLC for an office/manufacturing facility to be located at the Lakeview Business Park. More
February 04, 2013 -- Fort Bend County Judge Robert Hebert will present his 2013 State of the County Address in a luncheon at the Safari Texas Ranch on Friday, February 15. More
February 04, 2013 -- The City of Sugar Land will host its fourth annual Cultural Kite Festival on March 2 at Sugar Land Memorial Park. More
February 01, 2013 -- The City of Missouri City recently held a meeting of its Bond Exploratory Committee, which has launched discussions for a possible bond referendum on the May 2014 ballot. More
January 31, 2013 -- The City of Missouri City is seeking resident input through an online survey regarding future parks projects. More
January 30, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance will host its third annual Tax Seminar on February 7. More
January 30, 2013 -- The City of Missouri City today announced that it has moved from Stage 2 to Stage 1 of its Drought Contingency Plan for the city's Surface Water Treatment Plant Utility Service Area. More
January 29, 2013 -- Candidate filing begins on Wednesday for the May 11 General Election, providing opportunity for citizens to run for various positions on city councils, school boards, and other local entities with terms expiring this year. More
January 26, 2013 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Transportation Policy Council voted unanimously on Friday to support a recommendation by the Bylaws Committee chaired by Houston City Council Member Stephen Costello to deny a request by The Woodlands Township to be included in the membership of the TPC. More
January 23, 2013 -- Missouri City City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a professional services agreement with Bracewell & Giuliani, LLP for continued bond counsel services from the firm. More
January 23, 2013 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve, on first reading, an ordinance extending the term of Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone No. 3 for a period of five years, and to approve the final project plan and financing of projects in the zone to provide infrastructure in support of the redevelopment of the historic area surrounding the old Imperial Sugar Refinery. More
January 18, 2013 -- The City of Sugar Land is accepting applications for its Citizen Bond Advisory Committee for its possible $50 million bond referendum in November. More
January 17, 2013 -- There will be a ribbon cutting ceremony for a new reading room at the Stafford Boys & Girls Club on Friday afternoon. More
January 17, 2013 -- Sugar Land Mayor James Thompson and City Manager Allen Bogard will formally announce plans for a $50 million bond election during the city's State of the City event on Friday at the Sugar Land Marriott Hotel and Conference Center. More
January 16, 2013 -- State Representative Ron Reynolds has filed HB 527, which will create single-member districts for the Fort Bend Independent School District Board. More
January 16, 2013 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the formation of a Citizens’ Bond Committee to explore options for a possible bond referendum on the November election ballot. More
January 16, 2013 -- Houston-Galveston Area Council Manager of Transportation and Air Quality Programs Alan Clark updated the H-GAC Board of Directors on Tuesday about a recent action by the Environmental Protection Agency that includes the Houston area as a possible non-attainment area for fine particulates. More
January 15, 2013 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to reappoint Harvey Ludwig, James Clark, Jon Strange and Morris Mitchell to the Fort Bend Subsidence District Board of Directors. More
January 12, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance held its annual Awards Banquet on Friday at Safari Texas Ranch in Richmond. More
January 10, 2013 -- The City of Sugar Land recently recognized several of the city's employees for their efforts in support of charity during 2012. More
January 09, 2013 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council will host public meetings to receive comments on the Fort Bend Subregional Plan on January 24 in Sugar Land and January 30 in Richmond. More
January 08, 2013 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted to approve a guaranteed maximum price of $5,008,133 from Phoenix 1 Construction and Restoration, Ltd, the construction manager at-risk for the Courthouse Restoration Project. More
January 08, 2013 -- Missouri City City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve, as amended, to revise sign regulations in the city's Zoning Ordinance to regulate business signs on vehicles. More
January 04, 2013 -- The City of Sugar Land recently named Senior Planner Cathy Halka as the city's employee of the year. More
January 04, 2013 -- The City of Sugar Land, in partnership with the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce, will host the State of the City address, focusing on the city's accomplishments in 2012, on January 18 at the Sugar Land Marriott Hotel and Conference Center. More
January 04, 2013 -- The City of Sugar Land is rescheduling a public meeting to discuss the draft Pedestrian and Bicycle Plan for February or March. More
January 03, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance will host its 2012 Annual Awards Luncheon on January 11 at Safari Texas Ranch. More
January 02, 2013 -- The City of Sugar Land today announced that live Christmas trees will be collected for recycling from residents who leave their trees at the curb on their green waste service day. More
December 31, 2012 -- The City of Missouri City has given a recap of 2012 in the city, noting its successes throughout the year. More
December 28, 2012 -- Holiday tree recycling will be available to Missouri City citizens again this year. More
December 28, 2012 -- The City of Missouri City has posted new temporary watering restrictions. More
December 23, 2012 -- About 600 people attended a Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony at Missouri City’s elegant City Centre at Quail Valley. More
December 23, 2012 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance will honor the late Richmond Mayor Hilmar Moore and County Judge Robert “Bob” Hebert at its 2012 Annual Awards Luncheon on Friday, January 11. More
December 21, 2012 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance recently hosted ribbon cutting ceremonies at several area businesses. More
December 19, 2012 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to award a $3,265,042 contract to D.L. Elliot Enterprises, Inc. for the Distribution Water Main Rehabilitation project in Barrington Place. More
December 19, 2012 -- Sugar Land Animal Services is offering a series of holiday promotions through the month of December. More
December 18, 2012 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to adopt a resolution requesting that the 83rd Texas Legislature support legislation that increases funding for parks and recreation grant programs. More
December 18, 2012 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors today voted unanimously to approve the $258,996,272 Budget and Service Plan for 2013. More
December 18, 2012 -- Missouri City City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve the lease-purchase of a fire truck from Siddons-Martin Emergency Group through a cooperative purchasing contract with the Houston-Galveston Area Council. More
December 14, 2012 -- The City of Missouri City recently hosted a delegation of Chinese dignitaries from Shandong Province for a visit to discuss economic development and City government operations. More
December 11, 2012 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to accept a petition for the creation of the Fort Bend County Emergency Services District No. 6. More
December 10, 2012 -- The City of Missouri City will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony on December 18 for its new City Centre at Quail Valley as part of grand opening events for the new facility. More
December 07, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land has announced that it is extending the operating hours the T.E. Harman Center beginning January 2. More
December 05, 2012 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve, on first reading, the creation of a reinvestment zone for a proposed site for Texas Instruments to locate its Research and Development facility. More
December 04, 2012 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to approve benefit plan rates for active employees, retirees, leave of absence and COBRA for 2013. More
December 04, 2012 -- The City of Missouri City today announced that Quail Valley Golf Course has received high rankings from "Avid Golfer" magazine. More
December 04, 2012 -- Missouri City City Council on Monday voted unanimously to receive the final report of the Charter Review Commission regarding 15 proposed charter amendments. More
December 03, 2012 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance will present Fort Bend County Judge Robert "Bob" Hebert with the Legislative Leadership Award on January 11 during the alliance's 2012 Annual Awards Luncheon. More
November 30, 2012 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Transportation Policy Council today voted unanimously to approve a resolution for “approval of air quality conformity determination”. More
November 30, 2012 -- The Texas Department of Transportation today presented Fort Bend County Commissioner James Patterson with a Road Hand Award. More
November 30, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land has announced that its project to reduce electricity usage at city facilities resulted in more than $85,000 in savings last year. More
November 22, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land Public Safety Dispatch Center has been named a 9-1-1 Call Center Partner by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. More
November 21, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land today announced that Director of Economic Development Regina Morales recently completed international requirements for Certified Commercial Investment Members, a designation showing the highest level of expertise aspects of economic development. More
November 21, 2012 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to authorize the issuance of $7,055,000 in bonds by Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 138. More
November 21, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land will hold an informational meeting regarding proposals for a new citywide park on December 13 at Sugar Land City Hall. More
November 20, 2012 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors today voted unanimously to approve appointments to various advisory committees. More
November 20, 2012 -- The American Red Cross Greater Houston Chapter will host its 12th annual Red Cross Super Ball even on January 26 at Safari Texas Ranch. More
November 20, 2012 -- Missouri City City Council on Monday voted unanimously to reappoint Bobby Marshall as representative and Floyd Emery as alternate to the Houston-Galveston Area Council General Assembly. More
November 19, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land will host its inaugural food drive on December 7 at the new T.E. Harman Center. More
November 16, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land will hold its "Winter Wonderland" event on December 15 at Imperial Park Recreation Center. More
November 14, 2012 -- The Gulf Coast Rail District Board of Directors on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the district’s Fiscal Year 2013 Budget. More
November 14, 2012 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance today announced that its Fulshear Area Business Division has elected officers for its board of directors. More
November 13, 2012 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to approve a $2,885,000 design/build agreement with the Crain Group for the renovation of the George Memorial Library in Richmond. More
November 13, 2012 -- The Missouri City Police Department will host its fourth annual Operation Thanksgiving - "Stuff the Squad Car!" event on Saturday. More
November 12, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land will host its annual Christmas Tree Lighting on December 6. More
November 12, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land today announced the results of its citizen satisfactory survey, which gauged citizens' opinion of the city's services. More
November 09, 2012 -- A wide range of activities, from festivals to art exhibits are available around the Texas Gulf Coast region this weekend. More
November 07, 2012 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a memorandum of understanding with Texas Instruments Incorporated stating their mutual intent to negotiate a tax abatement agreement for a proposed business and development city the company plans to bring to Sugar Land. More
November 07, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land today announced that the city has approved an incentive package to support plans by Texas Instruments Incorporated to locate a business and development facility in the Telfair commercial development area. More
November 07, 2012 -- Randy Weber defeated Nick Lampson and two others to win a seat in Congress; Steve Stockman won his election to return to Congress; Larry Taylor was elected to the Texas Senate, State Representative Craig Eiland was reelected and several other races in Brazoria, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris and Jefferson counties were decided on Tuesday. More
November 06, 2012 -- Contested races in Fort Bend County. More
November 06, 2012 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to approve an understanding with Texas Instruments Incorporated stating the county’s intent to negotiate a tax abatement agreement for a seven acre site in the Telfair Development in Sugar Land at the northeast corner of University Boulevard and Lexington Boulevard. More
November 06, 2012 -- The City of Missouri City will close its City Hall front lobby and Inspections and Permits on Thursday for the annual employee Thanksgiving luncheon. More
November 06, 2012 -- Missouri City City Council on Monday voted unanimously to appoint several members to the city’s Bond Exploratory Committee. More
November 06, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land on Monday announced the launch of its new economic development web site. More
November 06, 2012 -- The Sugar Land Police Department is currently looking for a man who used a stolen credit card at several locations in Fort Bend County on October 12. More
November 05, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land has implemented new neighborhood irrigation schedules as part of its recently revised drought plan. More
November 02, 2012 -- Guidry News Service is covering regional and local elections in Brazoria, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris and Jefferson Counties. For the candidates in contested races, as well as a list of unopposed candidates Click Here
October 31, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land is hosting a new Online Town Hall to gather public feedback regarding the Sugar Land Police Department's Crime Prevention Camera Program. More
October 29, 2012 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance recently held ribbon cutting ceremonies at RE/MAX Realty Southwest and Stripes. More
October 28, 2012 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Transportation Policy Council on Friday heard reports on the Houston Intermodal Terminal Rail Access Study and the North Corridor (IH 45) Environmental Impact Study. More
October 26, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land recently received the "Best All-Around Clean Air Leadership" award from the Houston-Galveston Area Council. More
October 25, 2012 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance will hold its annual Celebration Ball on November 10 at Safari Texas Ranch. More
October 23, 2012 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to transfer funds necessary for the construction of the Senior Citizens Center Project. More
October 19, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land is accepting applications through October 31 for its next Sugar Land 101 class. More
October 19, 2012 -- Early Voting begins Monday in the November 6 General Election, with candidates casting ballots for President, one of the state's two seats in the United States Senate, as well as various federal, state and local races. More
October 19, 2012 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance's Board of Directors on Thursday voted to approve the launch of the chamber's Fulshear Area Business Division. More
October 18, 2012 -- Mental Health America of Fort Bend County has published the newest edition of its Behavioral Health Resource Guide. More
October 17, 2012 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a settlement agreement with the Gulf Coast Water Authority regarding a pending water rights amendment concerning Oyster Creek. More
October 17, 2012 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors on Tuesday voted unanimously to negotiate with Tegrity Homes for the H-GAC Round 2 Disaster Recovery Housing Program. (Correct) Tegrity Homes and AHRG Corporation were recommended to the board in ranked order. More
October 16, 2012 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance recently held ribbon cutting ceremonies at Si Environmental, Mi Casa Mexican Cafe, and Briarwood Crossing by Long Lake, Ltd. More
October 16, 2012 -- Missouri City City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve the issuance of $1,400,000 in bonds. More
October 10, 2012 -- The Sugar Land Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in identifying two suspects who robbed a Hallmark Store at 15233 Southwest Freeway on October 4. More
October 10, 2012 -- The City of Missouri City reports on the progress made during its "Team Clean" day. More
October 09, 2012 -- The City of Missouri City, as part of Fire Prevention Week, is urging residents to prepare an escape plan and practice it in the event of fires at their homes. More
October 09, 2012 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today, by record vote, approved the use of eminent domain in obtaining right-of-way property required for the Spur 10 widening project. More
October 08, 2012 -- The City of Missouri City has announced the winners of its first "Show Me City" Parks Photo Contest. More
October 08, 2012 -- The Sugar Land Police Department will host a public information session on November 5 to gather public input for and assessment by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. for re-accreditation of the department. More
October 08, 2012 -- Missouri City held events citywide during its celebration of National Night Out on October 2. More
October 06, 2012 -- Constellation Field in Sugar Land will host a series of shows beginning on October 19 and lasting throughout the baseball offseason. More
October 05, 2012 -- The Missouri City Police Department will host a citywide crime prevention meeting on November 14 at the Emergency Operations Center. More
October 05, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land will host the First Annual Fort Bend County Employer Career Fair on October 25 at Constellation Field. More
October 04, 2012 -- The City of Missouri City recently received the 2012 Community Economic Development Award from the Texas Economic Development Council for the Niagara Bottling Company Project. More
October 03, 2012 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to reduce the speed limit at Palm Royale Boulevard from 40 miles per hour to 35 miles per hour between Commonwealth and Sweetwater boulevards. More
October 03, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land is reducing the speed limit on Palm Royale Boulevard between Commonwealth and Sweetwater boulevards to 35 miles per hour, effective today. More
October 02, 2012 -- Missouri City City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve the purchase of a new fire engine for Fire Station No. 5. More
October 02, 2012 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to authorize the issuance of NRG Industrial Development Bonds by the Fort Bend County Industrial Development Corporation. More
September 30, 2012 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Transportation Policy Council on Friday voted to support a $2.5 million grant amendment for the Galveston Seawall; and voted to approve a resolution supporting a joint request to the Federal Transit Administration by the City of Conroe and The Woodlands Township that they be granted “designate recipient” status for federal funding. More
September 28, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land today issued a response regarding an initiative petition to amend the city's Code of Ordinances by residents opposed to multi-family housing. More
September 26, 2012 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court on Tuesday voted unanimously to renew an agreement with the Greater Fort Bend Economic Development Council for FY2013 for business development activities. More
September 25, 2012 -- Missouri City has been ranked as the nation's third most affordable city for homebuyers by MONEY Magazine and CNNMoney. More
September 24, 2012 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance's Young Professionals Division will host its fourth annual Halloween Bash on October 25. More
September 22, 2012 -- The City of Missouri City has renamed Beltway Crossing as Ben E. Keith Way. More
September 20, 2012 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance will host its annual Celebration Ball on November 10 at the Safari Texas Ranch Texas Ballroom in Richmond, Texas. More
September 19, 2012 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance recently held ribbon cutting ceremonies at Sugar Land Conference Center, Zena Salon Spa and Rhea Lana’s. More
September 19, 2012 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted 5-2, with Harish Jajoo and Amy Mitchell opposed, to adopt the city’s FY2013 Budget. More
September 19, 2012 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday approved a $181.6 million budget and the city's tax rate for 2012. More
September 19, 2012 -- City offices in Missouri City will be closed on Friday for a "Team Clean" day. More
September 18, 2012 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council today voted to negotiate with BBC Research & Consulting for consulting services to support the fair housing portion of the Sustainable Communities Planning Grant and to approve several contracts with firms for case studies in the various communities involved in the project. More
September 18, 2012 -- Missouri City City Council on Monday voted unanimously to adopt a 2012 property tax rate of $0.52840 per $100 valuation. More
September 12, 2012 -- The Texas Dragon Boat Association will hold the 9th Annual Gulf Coast International Dragon Boat Regatta on October 20 and 21 at Brooks Lake at Fluor Daniels Campus in Sugar Land. More
September 11, 2012 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to adopt the county’s FY2013 Budget. More
September 10, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land recently opened a new playground at the Park on the Levee in the RiverPark neighborhood. More
September 07, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land is accepting entries for the city's 2013 calendar, web site and other city publications. More
September 05, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land has completed the expansion of Eldridge Park Trail. More
September 05, 2012 -- Sugar Land Mayor James Thompson has accepted a challenge from Missouri City Mayor Allen Owen to compete in the Healthy at H-E-B Community Challenge to show which city's residents are more fit. More
September 05, 2012 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to ratify City Manager Allen Bogard’s appointment of Mary Ann Powell as city attorney. More
September 05, 2012 -- Sugar Land City Council has named Mary Ann Powell as as city attorney. More
September 05, 2012 -- Missouri City City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve, on first reading, an ordinance to provide regulations for hotels and motels. More
September 04, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land today announced that pet adoptions from Sugar Land Animal Services reached 439 adoptions as of August 29, an increase of 13 percent from 2011. More
September 04, 2012 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to approve a $42,000 contract with Hicks-Richardson Associates for professional services related to federal legislative issues during FY2013. More
September 01, 2012 -- City offices in Missouri City will be closed on September 21 for a "Team Clean" day. More
August 30, 2012 -- The Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce has launched its 2013 Leadership Forum Class. More
August 28, 2012 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today named LaShonda Brown of Missouri City as chair of the Texas Early Learning Council and appointed Linda Contreras of Allen to the Texas Physician Assistant Board. More
August 28, 2012 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to approve a $33,973,716 contract between the Fort Bend Grand Parkway Toll Road Authority and Williams Brothers Construction Company for construction of Sections 2 and 3, which include the New Territory Boulevard and US 90A/FM 1464 overpasses of the Grand Parkway Segment D project. More
August 24, 2012 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Transportation Policy Council today talked about commuter rail between Galveston and Houston and a proposed high speed rail service between Dallas-Fort Worth and Houston. More
August 23, 2012 -- The City of Missouri City today announced that it is monitoring the West Nile Virus impacting the area, and that no cases of residents being infected have been reported. More
August 23, 2012 -- Missouri City will host its inaugural Fire and Rescue Services Open House on October 6. More
August 22, 2012 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to award a $1 million contract to Cedros Paving Services, LLC for the Sidewalk Rehabilitation Project. More
August 22, 2012 -- Sugar Land Mayor James Thompson recently declared August as Commute Solutions Month in Sugar Land. More
August 22, 2012 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors on Tuesday engaged in a spirited discussion of “sustainability” and whether the board should take a vote on whether to support projects with that designation. More
August 22, 2012 -- The City of Missouri City will participate in the 29th Annual National Night Out on October 2. More
August 21, 2012 -- Validas, a Houston Technology Company and Global Think Tank, held the grand opening of its new state-of-the-art 5,725-square foot headquarters in the Sugar Land Town Square on Tuesday. More
August 21, 2012 -- Missouri City City Council on Monday voted unanimously to accept Program Year 2012 Community Development Block Grant funding from the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development. More
August 21, 2012 -- The 5th Annual Gary Tilton Firefighters Training Fundraiser Gala at the Omni Hotel Saturday August 18 in Katy. More
August 21, 2012 -- The Sugar Land City Council will consider a proposed 2012 tax rate. More
August 16, 2012 -- A large crowd turned out for the rededication of the Truman G. Blocker Burn Unit at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston on Wednesday. More
August 16, 2012 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance will host a "State of the City" breakfast, featuring a presentation from Fulshear Mayor Tommy Kuykendall, on October 12 at the Irene Stern Community Center in Fulshear. More
August 16, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land is now operating its new responsive signal system at traffic signals along State Highway 6, Williams Trace, Sweetwater, and U.S. Highway 90A. More
August 15, 2012 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance recently held ribbon cutting ceremonies at the Fort Bend Family Health Center in Richmond and the Nuance Downtown Studio in Rosenberg. More
August 14, 2012 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to propose a combined tax rate of $0.499760 per $100 valuation for the 2012 tax year. More
August 14, 2012 -- Anson Aviation has broken ground on its office and hangar facility at Sugar Land Regional Airport. More
August 13, 2012 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance recently hosted a "Business Blender" at the Fort Bend Family Health Center. More
August 10, 2012 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance will hold its annual Celebration Ball on November 10 at Safari Texas Ranch. More
August 09, 2012 -- The City of Missouri City is accepting submissions through August 31 for its "Show Me Missouri City Parks Photo Contest". More
August 08, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land today announced that it will soon complete installation of flashing yellow left turn arrow signs at designated intersections. More
August 08, 2012 -- The Sugar Land Development Corporation and Sugar Land City Council have approved a letter of intent with ACE Sugar Land, LLC for the development of a concert and performing arts facility. More
August 08, 2012 -- The City of Missouri City recently held a grand opening celebration of the Missouri City Police Department's first "mini-station" on the Texas Parkway. More
August 08, 2012 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a letter of intent between the city, the Sugar Land Development Corporation, and ACE Theatrical, LLC for the development of a concert and performing arts venue. More
August 08, 2012 -- The City of Missouri City will hold its Citizens University program from October through May at various city facility locations. More
August 08, 2012 -- The City of Richmond has received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada, as well as an 'A-' rating from Standard and Poor's Rating Services. More
August 07, 2012 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to cease the creation of county assistance districts in the extraterritorial jurisdictions of the City of Missouri City, City of Stafford and the City of Sugar Land in the Fifth Street area. More
August 07, 2012 -- Missouri City City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve the city’s membership in the Gulf Coast Coalition of Cities. More
August 02, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land will host its first "Rec Fest" event on August 18 at the Imperial Park Recreation Center. More
August 01, 2012 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance and the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce will co-host the 2012 Fort Bend Regional Infrastructure Conference on September 27. More
August 01, 2012 -- The contests are set for the November 6 General Election. For a summary of the races in Brazoria, Fort Bend, Galveston and Harris counties Click Here
August 01, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land is accepting applications through October 31 from residents interested in participating in the city's "Sugar Land 101" class. More
July 31, 2012 -- Voters return to the polls today to cast votes in runoff elections for the Republican and Democratic primaries. More
July 27, 2012 -- The Rosenberg Development Corporation recently hosted more than 200 representatives during its Annual Business Appreciation Reception at the Rosenberg Civic Center. More
July 24, 2012 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to authorize the issuance of limited contract tax and subordinate lien toll road revenue bonds by the Fort Bend Grand Parkway Toll Road Authority for development of a portion of the Grand Parkway. More
July 23, 2012 -- The Rosenberg Development Corporation will hold its annual Business Appreciation Reception on Thursday at the Rosenberg Civic Center. More
July 23, 2012 -- Early voting began today for the July 31 Republican and Democratic PartyPrimary Election Runoffs. Guidry News Service is covering contested races in Brazoria, Fort Bend, Galveston and Harris counties. More
July 23, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land today announced that the city's new Constellation Field baseball stadium has broken attendance records for the Independent Atlantic League of Professional Baseball, with an average attendance of 6,751 per game. More
July 21, 2012 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance will host a "State of the City" luncheon featuring Richmond Mayor Hilmar Moore and City Manager Terri Vela on August 10 at the Fort Bend Country Club. More
July 20, 2012 -- About 1,000 people turned out for the official ribbon cutting for Missouri City's new Recreation and Tennis Center last weekend. More
July 18, 2012 -- The City of Missouri City has begun major reconstruction on the El Dorado and Cartwright Bridges. More
July 18, 2012 -- The City of Missouri City will host a Fort Bend County Subregional Planning Initiative Public Meeting on July 24 at the Missouri City Community Center. More
July 18, 2012 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to submit two projects recommended for inclusion in the Houston-Galveston Area Council’s 2013-2016 Transportation Improvement Program. More
July 18, 2012 -- Attendance information has been added to Tuesday's report on the Houston-Galveston Area Council. Despite an intensive battle to represent the Galveston City Council at the H-GAC, there was no Galveston representative at the meeting. More
July 18, 2012 -- The Department of Veterans Affairs has announced the award of almost $2 million in homeless prevention grants for Veterans in Harris, Fort Bend, and Montgomery counties. More
July 17, 2012 -- Missouri City City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve a list of projects for consideration of inclusion in the Houston-Galveston Area Council’s 2013-2016 Transportation Improvement Program. More
July 14, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land reports that its sales tax collections are continuing to grow. More
July 11, 2012 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court on Tuesday voted unanimously to ratify the county’s application to the Texas Water Development Board for the second phase of a drainage study of the Gapps Bayou (Slough) Watershed Project. More
July 07, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land will retrofit City vehicles to run on compressed natural gas. More
July 06, 2012 -- The Rosenberg Development Corporation will hold its annual Business Appreciation Reception on July 26 at the Rosenberg Civic Center. More
July 06, 2012 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance will host the City of Richmond's "State of the City" luncheon, with a presentation by Richmond Mayor Hilmar Moore and City Manager Terri Vela, on August 10. More
July 06, 2012 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve all actions necessary for the creation of county assistance districts in the Fifth Street and Mission Bend areas. More
July 06, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land recently held a public meeting to gather input on the city's pedestrian and bicycle master plan. More
July 05, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land will offer a free ride coupon to residents for rides on the Fort Bend Express transit service to Greenway Plaza in Houston throughout the month. More
July 05, 2012 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted to approve a memorandum of understanding with Fluor Enterprises, Inc. to provide incentives for the company to remain at the city and build new facilities at another location in Sugar Land. More
July 04, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land and Fluor Enterprises have reached an agreement on a long-term development and land deal. More
July 04, 2012 -- Team Industrial Services will relocate its global headquarters to Sugar Land in December. More
July 03, 2012 -- Missouri City City Council on Monday voted unanimously to name appointments to several boards and commissions, which included appointments to the city’s Charter Review Commission. More
July 03, 2012 -- The Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce will host City of Richmond 2012 on August 13 at Safari Texas Ranch. More
July 02, 2012 -- The City of Missouri City will conduct additional spraying for mosquitoes during the week due to increased mosquito populations as a result of recent rains and hot temperatures. More
June 28, 2012 -- The Sugar Land Police Department today released photos and surveillance video of a suspect in the robbery of a bank inside a Walmart on Highway 6 on June 26. More
June 26, 2012 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to approve a tax abatement agreement with Niagara Bottling Company, LLC for a facility planned in Missouri City. More
June 21, 2012 -- The City of Missouri City recently joined several government and private sector groups in celebrating the opening of the city's new regional water treatment plant. More
June 21, 2012 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance and Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce will host a "State of the City" luncheon featuring the Mayor of Rosenberg on July 9 at Safari Texas Ranch in Richmond. More
June 20, 2012 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance and Workforce Solutions will host a job fair on June 28. More
June 20, 2012 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to award a $1,569,216 contract to ISI Consulting, Inc. for reconstruction and intersection improvements at State Highway 6 and Dulles Avenue as part of the Dulles Avenue Upgrade Project. More
June 20, 2012 -- The City of Missouri City will hold the grand opening of its new Recreation and Tennis Center at 2701 Cypress Point Drive on July 14. More
June 20, 2012 -- The City of Missouri City has approved its Fiscal Year 2013 General Fund Budget. More
June 19, 2012 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors today voted unanimously to approve an amendment to the H-GAC Round 2 Phase 2 Method of Distribution of Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery Funds, which reallocates non-housing, public housing and subsidized housing funds. More
June 19, 2012 -- Missouri City City Council on Monday voted unanimously to adopt, on first and final reading, the proposed FY2013 Budget, after making amendments reducing the city’s overall ending fund balance to make cash available for employee salary increases. More
June 18, 2012 -- Missouri City City Council recently recognized members of the Missouri City Police Department with various awards. More
June 16, 2012 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance recently held ribbon cutting ceremonies at Servpro of West Fort Bend County and Freebirds World Burrito. More
June 12, 2012 -- The Houston–Galveston Area Council has developed two new products, a website and a video, to help access and functional support needs individuals and others better prepare for hurricane season. More
June 12, 2012 -- The Missouri City 26th Annual Police and Fire Academy recently held a graduation celebration for 27 residents who participated in the academy this year. More
June 12, 2012 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to approve an interlocal agreement with Lamar Consolidated Independent School District for the services of the county’s tax office in assessing and collecting property taxes. More
June 11, 2012 -- The Missouri City Juneteenth Celebration Foundation kicked-off its festivities on June 7 with a reception at Chef Rey's. More
June 09, 2012 -- The City of Missouri City will hold its 28th annual 4th of July Celebration at Buffalo Run Park. More
June 06, 2012 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to name Don Smithers as mayor pro tem. More
June 06, 2012 -- The Sugar Land Development Corporation and Sugar Land 4B Corporation recently both received certificates for achievement of economic excellence from the Texas Economic Development Council. More
June 06, 2012 -- The Sugar Land Police Department today released composite sketches of two suspects involved in the May 30 armed robbery at First National Bank. More
June 05, 2012 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to approve an interlocal agreement with the Texas Transportation Institute for the Downtown Houston Transit Options Study for a total cost of $68,000. More
June 05, 2012 -- Missouri City City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve, on first reading, amendments to the city’s sign regulations. More
June 05, 2012 -- The Missouri City Juneteenth Celebration Foundation will celebrate its 10th anniversary with various events June 14-16. More
June 04, 2012 -- The City of Missouri City has provided tips for preparing for emergencies, such as events during hurricanes, and a list of informational resources for residents. More
June 02, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land will host its 27th annual "Red, White and Bluefest" on July 4 at Oyster Creek Park. More
June 01, 2012 -- The City of Missouri City redesigned its "Missouri City Ready" web site with news and information for the 2012 hurricane season. More
May 30, 2012 -- The Sugar Land Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in identifying a suspect involved in a bank robbery this morning at 50 Sugar Creek Center Boulevard. More
May 30, 2012 -- The District Attorney and Tax-Assessor Collector in Harris County were defeated in Tuesday's primary election and the sheriff's election and commissioners court races in Galveston County ended in runoffs. For a report on elections in Brazoria, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris and Jefferson counties Click Here
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May 29, 2012 -- The United States Justice Department today is monitoring primary elections in Fort Bend, Harris and Jefferson counties to "ensure compliance with the Voting Rights Act of 1965 and other federal voting rights statutes". More
May 26, 2012 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance and Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce will host a "State of the City" luncheon on July 9 at Safari Texas Ranch in Richmond. More
May 26, 2012 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance recently held ribbon cutting ceremonies at Pecan Park Apartments and the Rosenberg Civic Center. More
May 25, 2012 -- A dozen elected and appointed officials appealed to the Houston-Galveston Area Council Transportation Policy Council to move forward on improvements to State Highway 146 from Red Bluff to FM 518. More
May 25, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land will hold its Fourth Annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday at Sugar Land Memorial Park. More
May 25, 2012 -- The Democratic and Republican Party Primary Elections take place in Texas on Tuesday, with candidates on the ballot for federal, state and county offices. More
May 24, 2012 -- Jim "Mattress Mack" McIngvale will be the guest speaker at the Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance's Business Luncheon, which will be held on June 8 at Safari Texas Ranch in Richmond. More
May 23, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land will hold a public meeting on May 30 to present updates to the city's master thoroughfare plan. More
May 23, 2012 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve an order canvassing the official results of the May 12 General Election. More
May 23, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land will host "The Wall That Heals" exhibit, a replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington D.C., at Sugar Land Memorial Park during the Memorial Day weekend. More
May 22, 2012 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to award a $17,993,966 contract to James Construction Group, Inc. for the construction of Fort Bend Parkway, Project B. More
May 22, 2012 -- Missouri City City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve a tax abatement agreement with Niagara Bottling, LLC in the newly-created Reinvestment Zone No. 10. More
May 19, 2012 -- Preregistration is ongoing for the Houston Rockets Summer Camp at the Imperial Park Recreation Center in Sugar Land. More
May 19, 2012 -- The 7th Annual Missouri City Police Officer Memorial Ceremony attracted a large crowd. More
May 17, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land will host a "house warming" event at Constellation Field on Saturday. More
May 16, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land will hold a "bike to work" day on Friday, with city employees riding from the Imperial Park Recreation Center to Sugar Land City Hall. More
May 16, 2012 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to award a $644,401 contract to Matula and Matula Construction, Inc. for the rehabilitation lift stations in Oyster Point, Grants Lake, Larkwood, Knights Bridge, Deer Run and Palm Royale. More
May 16, 2012 -- The Missouri City Police Department has added a prescription drug drop box located at Public Safety Headquarters. More
May 15, 2012 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors today voted unanimously to approve the Plans and Project Review Committee’s recommendations for the Criminal Justice Priority List. More
May 14, 2012 -- Election returns left incomplete Saturday night because of problems with equipment in the Galveston County Clerk’s office are being posted by County Clerk Dwight Sullivan. More
May 13, 2012 -- Additional Early and Write in Votes will be added to some elections in Galveston County following an Election Day plagued by failures of scanning equipment, but most races are complete. More
May 12, 2012 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony at Trustmark Bank. More
May 11, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land will have a Mother's Day appreciation event as part of its 2012 Spring Concerts in the Park series on Sunday at Oyster Creek Park. More
May 10, 2012 -- The City of Missouri City is offering scholarships through Community Development Block Grant funds to low and moderate-income residents enrolled in a community college, university or vocational program. More
May 10, 2012 -- The City of Missouri City has redesigned its emergency preparedness web site, MissouriCityReady.com, to provide information for residents for the hurricane season. More
May 10, 2012 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance recently hosted ribbon cutting ceremonies at Victor's Mexican Grille, the Fort Bend Women's Center Penny Wise Donation Center, and the Richmond Farmers Market. More
May 09, 2012 -- The Board of Directors of the Gulf Coast Rail District on Tuesday voted unanimously to authorize Executive Director Maureen Crocker to issue a request for qualifications for Phase II of the Fort Bend Bypass Analysis. More
May 09, 2012 -- The City of Missouri City will close its City Hall offices on Friday from 1-5 p.m. in honor of Public Service Recognition Week. More
May 08, 2012 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted 3-2, with Commissioners Richard Morrison and Andy Meyers opposed, to approve a joint participation agreement between Fort Bend County Assistance District No. 2 and Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 194. More
May 08, 2012 -- Missouri City City Council on Monday voted unanimously to award a $1,753,000 contract to Tropical Contracting, LLC for reconstruction of the El Dorado Boulevard Bridge. More
May 07, 2012 -- The Missouri City Police Department will hold a gang awareness and auto theft/burglary prevention class on May 15. More
May 06, 2012 -- Congressman Al Green has called for the proactive involvement of parents, students, teachers and officials to prevent school violence in response to an incident that took place on April 27 at Thurgood Marshall High School where a female student was beaten by one of her peers in the presence of other classmates. More
May 04, 2012 -- Jim "Mattress Mack" McIngvale will be the guest speaker at the Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance's Business Luncheon, which will be held on June 8 at Safari Texas Ranch in Richmond. More
May 04, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land will host "Viva Sugar Land!" on Sunday at Oyster Creek Park as part of its 2012 Spring Concerts in the Park series. More
May 02, 2012 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a $139,971 contract with HVJ and Associates, Inc. for a pavement management assessment. More
May 01, 2012 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to adopt a resolution in support of an access management planning study application submitted by the West Fort Bend Management District to the Houston-Galveston Council. More
May 01, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land will host its fourth annual Memorial Day Ceremony on May 28 at Sugar Land Memorial Park. More
May 01, 2012 -- The Sugar Land Police Department and the Fort Bend County Women's Center recently held a community wide Denim Day to promote sexual violence prevention and education. More
April 30, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land will participate in the "Pet Adoptathon" during May, beginning with an adoption event May 4-6 at PetSmart. More
April 29, 2012 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Transportation Policy Council on Friday voted unanimously to receive public comments about projects included in $2 billion in statewide funding approved last week by the Texas Transportation Commission. More
April 28, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land will hold a public hearing regarding a scalping plant study on May 10 at Sugar Land City Hall. More
April 27, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land will recognize the fine arts with various performances and activities on Sunday as part of its 2012 Spring Concerts in the Park series. More
April 27, 2012 -- Early voting in the May 12 General Election begins on Monday, with cities school districts, and colleges in the Gulf Coast Region opening the polls for various races. More
April 26, 2012 -- Missouri City Mayor Allen Owen recently delivered his "State of the City" address. More
April 26, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land has named its Senior Adult and Community Center after T.E. Harman. More
April 25, 2012 -- Sugar Land City Council, in a special meeting on Tuesday, voted unanimously to approve a Lease Commencement Date Agreement with Opening Day Partners, LLC for the new Constellation Field minor league baseball stadium. More
April 25, 2012 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court on Tuesday voted unanimously to transfer $2.2 million from the Commissioners’ Court Projects fund to provide additional funding for the courthouse preservation project. More
April 22, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land will host the Spring Concert in the Park Earth Day Celebration on Sunday, April 22 at Oyster Creek Park. More
April 20, 2012 -- Congressman Pete Olson today gave his annual Congressional Update to members of the Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance at Sugar Creek Country Club in Sugar Land. More
April 20, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land is nearing completion of the construction of Constellation Stadium, with opening day planned for April 26 for the new Sugar Land Skeeters Minor League Baseball Team. More
April 18, 2012 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve, on final reading, the rezoning of the Imperial/Tract 3 property to a Planned Development District. More
April 17, 2012 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors today voted unanimously to renew contracts with Goodwill, Gulf Coast Trades Center, Inc. and SER-Jobs for Progress to train out-of-school youth for jobs, but to not renew a contract with the Houston Area Urban League for the training. More
April 17, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land on Monday announced that recycling has increased by more than 200 percent during the first four months of the city's new solid waste program. More
April 17, 2012 -- The Sugar Land Police Department on Monday released a surveillance video of a suspect sought in connection with the recent burglary of an information technology company. More
April 17, 2012 -- Missouri City City Council on Monday voted unanimously to authorize the submission of a grant application by the Missouri City Police Department to the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles Automobile Burglary and Theft Prevention Authority. More
April 17, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land recently began installing the first of its new "wayfinding" signs, to help motorists find their way to the city's venues, such as the new Constellation Field minor league baseball stadium. More
April 16, 2012 -- The City of Missouri City will host a public meeting on April 24 to receive resident input on the Houston-Galveston Regional Plan for Sustainable Development. More
April 13, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land has joined the National Mayor's Challenge for Water Conversation, and is asking residents to make an online pledge to conserve water, save energy and reduce pollution. More
April 12, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land will host its Concert Series Concert Kickoff on Sunday at Oyster Creek Park. More
April 11, 2012 -- The Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce will host a seminar on School Finance on Friday at the Fort Bend Independent School District Annex Building in Sugar Land. More
April 10, 2012 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to approve a contract with The George Foundation for a $2 million grant towards the restoration of the historic Fort Bend County Courthouse. More
April 05, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land today announced that the 39th annual Preferences Regarding Aviation Services and Equipment survey ranked Sugar Land Regional Airport as one of the top 10 Fixed-Based Operators in the western hemisphere. More
April 05, 2012 -- Girl Scouts from the City of Missouri City recently helped rebuild a garden in the city's Buffalo Run Park. More
April 04, 2012 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted 6-1, with Jacqueline Baly Chaumette opposed, to approve, on first reading, a zoning change request to rezone approximately 690 acres in the proposed Imperial development from various zoning districts to a Planned Development District. More
April 04, 2012 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court on Tuesday voted unanimously to order the sale of approximately $65 million in road bonds originally approved by voters in May of 2007. More
April 04, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land will hold a free recycling collection event on April 21 at Mercer Stadium. More
April 03, 2012 -- Missouri City City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve an advance funding agreement with the Texas Department of Transportation for intersection improvements along Texas Parkway from US 90A to Turtle Creek. More
April 03, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land will display The Wall That Heals at Sugar Land Memorial Park from May 24 through 28. More
April 02, 2012 -- The Sugar Land Police Department will host its Fourth Annual Law Enforcement Memorial Ride on May 12. More
April 02, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land today reported that it has been named among the healthiest employers in the region by the Houston Business Journal. More
March 30, 2012 -- Missouri City's Parks and Recreation Department recently received awards from the National Recreation and Park Association and the Houston Area Urban Forestry Council. More
March 30, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land will host the 2012 Aquafina Pitch, Hit & Run competition on April 14 at First Colony Park. More
March 27, 2012 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to accept the FY2011 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report as presented by Sandersen Knox and Company, LLP, an independent firm that conducted the county’s audit. More
March 26, 2012 -- The City of Missouri City recently participated in the Great Texas Warrant Roundup. More
March 25, 2012 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Transportation Policy Council on Friday voted unanimously to approve an amendment to the 2011-2014 Transportation Improvement Program and to the 2035 Regional Transportation Plan Update to program $162 million of state bond funding for outbound improvements to the US 290/IH 610 interchange. More
March 23, 2012 -- Sugar Land City Council will hold a public hearing on April 3 concerning a General Plan amendment and Planned Development Zoning classification for the Imperial/Tract 3 development, which includes portions of the former Imperial Sugar property. More
March 21, 2012 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a $262,376 street light agreement with CenterPoint Energy for the installation of street lights along University Boulevard South. More
March 20, 2012 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors was two members short of a quorum, in part because of very bad weather, and agreed to have a discussion among the members present. More
March 20, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land will launch its Concerts in the Park series on April 15. More
March 20, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land was recently named a "Community of Respect" for 2011 by the Anti-Defamation League. More
March 20, 2012 -- Missouri City City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve, on first and final reading, an ordinance declaring Mayor Allen Owen and council members Jerry Wyatt and Danny Nguyen unopposed for re-election. More
March 16, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land will host its "Sweet Soiree" on May 5 at the Imperial Park Recreation Center. More
March 16, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land will host its 28th annual "Eggstravaganza" on March 31 at Eldridge Park. More
March 15, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land's Parks and Recreation Department recently received an Arts and Humanities Award from the Texas Recreation and Parks Society for the city's Benar Venet Sculpture Garden at Oyster Creek Park. More
March 14, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land will hold a public hearing regarding a scalping plant study on March 19 at Sugar Land City Hall. More
March 13, 2012 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to make adjustments to the county’s election precincts to conform to the interim Congressional, Senate and Legislative redistricting maps for the 2012 elections. More
March 13, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land today announced that, following "significant concessions" by the developer, the city's Planning and Zoning Commission has recommended approval for an amended general plan and planned development zoning designation for a proposed multi-family housing development at the former Imperial Sugar refinery area. More
March 08, 2012 -- Texas State Representative Ron Reynolds today announced that he is sponsoring a job fair on March 21 at the Houston Community College Sienna Plantation Campus in Missouri City. More
March 07, 2012 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to award a $1,298,439 contract to Harris Construction Company, LTD. for waterlines serving the elevated storage tank project. More
March 06, 2012 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to approve an affiliation agreement with Wharton County Junior College for students to perform components of their clinical course experience under the supervision of the county’s Clinical Health Services staff. More
March 06, 2012 -- Missouri City City Council on Monday voted 4-3, with Robin Elackatt, Don Smith and Mayor Pro-Tem Jerry Wyatt opposed, to direct city staff to provide warning notices on trash placement and trash screening violations. More
March 06, 2012 -- The lists of candidates are set for the May 12 municipal and school board elections on the Texas Gulf Coast. More
March 05, 2012 -- Update: Former La Marque mayor Geraldine Sam has filed to oppose current Mayor Bobby Hocking in the May 12 election, Greg Roof has filed to run for mayor of Galveston, Terrylin Tarlton has filed to run for Galveston City Council, Michael Aldous has filed to run for mayor of Santa Fe and Randy Strickland has filed to run for the Hitchcock City Commission. More
March 02, 2012 -- The Greater Houston Partnership held a news conference to celebrate the choice of the region by Site Selection magazine as the best metro area in the nation for corporate location and expansion activity. More
March 01, 2012 -- The Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce will host "Notes from the Capital", with Congressman Pete Olson as speaker on April 2 at the Sugar Land Marriott Town Square. More
March 01, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land has advised residents that they can reduce the number of unwanted phone books being recycled or thrown away in the city by opting out of phone book delivery. More
February 28, 2012 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to adopt a resolution in support of The Reserve at Rosharon. More
February 25, 2012 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Transportation Policy Council on Friday approved a resolution in support of several amendments to the 2011-2014 Transportation Improvement Program and the 2035 Regional Transportation Plan Update as well as a resolution in support of recommendations for use of Rider 42 Bond funds. More
February 24, 2012 -- The City of Missouri City recently presented Clean Restaurant Awards to 32 restaurants in the city. More
February 23, 2012 -- The City of Missouri City will host its "Egg Palooza" on March 31, and the Spring Garage Sale on April 14. More
February 23, 2012 -- The Sugar Land Police Department today released its 2011 Annual Report, noting that crimes have decreased 25 percent, and violent crimes were down 40 percent, during the year. More
February 22, 2012 -- Texas State Representative Ron Reynolds will host a Home Foreclosure Prevention Town Hall Meeting on February 28 at Crossing Point Church in Rosharon, Texas. More
February 22, 2012 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution expressing the city’s intent to finance expenditures to be incurred, not to exceed $5 million, from future issuance of certificates of obligation. More
February 21, 2012 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors today voted unanimously to approve a list of appointments by H-GAC Chair Delores Martin, who is mayor of Manvel. More
February 21, 2012 -- Missouri City City Council on Monday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution urging the Fort Bend Subsidence District to grant a one-year deadline extension to all participants in the county’s conversion to 30 percent usage of surface water, and to also grant a three-year extension for early conversion credits. More
February 17, 2012 -- The Sugar Land Police Department on Thursday released a picture taken from security camera footage of a couple sought as suspects in the use of stolen debit and credit cards to purchase more than $900 in merchandise at a local business. More
February 17, 2012 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council has launched an online forum, Facebook page and online survey for its Regional Plan for Sustainable Development. More
February 16, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land will host its third annual Cultural Kite Festival on March 3 at Sugar Land Memorial Park. More
February 15, 2012 -- The City of Missouri City has held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Oyster Creek Trail. More
February 14, 2012 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to approve an agreement with the City of Arcola for the build-out of an existing warehouse facility for use as a multi-purpose community center. More
February 13, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land today announced that Standard & Poor's recently upgraded the city's water and sewer revenue bonds from AA to AA+. More
February 10, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land will host a number of events during the spring season. More
February 10, 2012 -- Candidates in various cities and school districts have placed their names on the ballot as the first week ends for official filing in the May 12 General Election. More
February 09, 2012 -- The City of Missouri City will take part in the Statewide Warrant Roundup, which takes place February 25 through March 4. More
February 08, 2012 -- The Texas Department of Transportation today announced that it will move forward with a design-build strategy for the next sections of the Grand Parkway, which includes segments of the new toll road in Harris and Montgomery counties. More
February 08, 2012 -- The City of Missouri City will observe Severe Weather Awareness Week on February 19-25, and reminds residents to be prepared for severe storms. More
February 08, 2012 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the expenditure of $1,863,951 for the purchase of land from NNP-TELFAIR, LP. More
February 08, 2012 -- The City of Missouri City will host a public hearing on February 13 regarding the Community Development Block Grant Program. More
February 07, 2012 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted to approve the issuance of revenue bonds, in an amount not to exceed $242,225,100, by the Fort Bend County Industrial Development Corporation for the NRG Energy, Inc. Project. More
February 07, 2012 -- Missouri City City Council on Monday voted unanimously to award a $261,300 contract to Tidal Construction, Inc. for the first phase of the Mustang Bayou Regional Water Plant Improvements Project. More
February 06, 2012 -- Associated Management, Inc. has hosted an open house for its Riverstone HOA management office in Missouri City. More
February 06, 2012 -- The City of Missouri City will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday for the expansion of Oyster Creek Trail. More
February 03, 2012 -- Local candidates can soon begin filing to run for local city council and school board positions in several counties, as official filing for the May 12 General Election opens on Saturday. More
February 02, 2012 -- The Fort Bend County Regional SWAT team has recently obtained a new Bearcat armored response and rescue vehicle. More
February 01, 2012 -- The City of Missouri City recently presented the Hightower High School football team with a proclamation for reaching the Class 5A Division I Finals. More
February 01, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land will allow fishing at Eldridge Lake, which was stocked with rainbow trout today by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. More
February 01, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land will hold its third annual Cultural Kite Festival on March 3 at Sugar Land Memorial Park. More
January 31, 2012 -- The Lamar Education Awards Foundation will host its Men Who Cook 2012 event on February 18 in Richmond, with proceeds to benefit scholarships for graduates at Lamar Consolidated Independent School District. More
January 30, 2012 -- The Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce and the Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance will host Fort Bend County Judge Robert Hebert on February 10 for the 2012 State of the County Address. More
January 29, 2012 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council held its annual meeting on Friday, electing Manvel Mayor Deloris Martin chair for 2012. More
January 27, 2012 -- Guidry News Service has learned that State Farm Insurance has notified agents on the Texas Gulf Coast that about 11,000 homeowners’ insurance policies will not be renewed. More
January 27, 2012 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Transportation Policy Council today voted unanimously to elect new officers for 2012. More
January 27, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land is requesting that residents respond to calls that are part of a telephone survey regarding the city's programs and services. More
January 27, 2012 -- The City of Missouri City was recently recognized by the Houston-Galveston Area Council for several of the city's parks and recreation programs. More
January 27, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land on Thursday announced that a recently-completed taxilane project at Sugar Land Regional Airport will provide approximately $700,000 a year in revenues through facility leases and fuel sales. More
January 26, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land is seeking feedback from the public for the city's updated Comprehensive Plan, and will host a public hearing on February 23 regarding the plan. More
January 26, 2012 -- The City of Missouri City Recycling Center will begin accepting clear and colored glass and will have a separate marked container for all paper and flattened cardboard recyclables on February 1. More
January 26, 2012 -- Texas State Representative Ron Reynolds will host a reception to recognize Tuskegee Airman Alexander Jefferson on Thursday at the Wells Fargo Bank Building in Missouri City. More
January 24, 2012 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to approve a tax abatement agreement with Frito Lay, Inc. for the expansion of Frito Lay’s facility in Rosenberg. More
January 24, 2012 -- The Sugar Land Police Department is seeking information leading to the location of a suspect involved in the robbery of a Walgreens store on January 15. More
January 23, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land today announced that residential recycling rates have increased following the city's implementation of a curbside enhanced recycling program in December. More
January 20, 2012 -- The Texas Department of Transportation on Thursday held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the newly expanded section of Staffordshire/Stafford Road in Stafford. More
January 20, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land will host its 2012 Smash Bash table tennis tournament on February 25 at the Imperial Park Recreation Center. More
January 19, 2012 -- The City of Missouri City recently upgraded the Oyster Creek Trail with a paved bike and pedestrian trail between Dulles Avenue and Cartwright Road. More
January 18, 2012 -- The Texas Department of Transportation will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday for the Staffordshire/Stafford Road expansion in Stafford. More
January 18, 2012 -- Missouri City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to adopt criteria for use in the 2012 redistricting process. More
January 18, 2012 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted 5-1, with Thomas Abraham opposed, to award a $10,986,208 contract to Texas Sterling Construction for the installation of a 36-inch surface water transmission line from the Surface Water Treatment Plant on Voss Road to the First Colony Water Plant. More
January 17, 2012 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council today announced the winners of the 2011 Parks and Natural Areas Award competition. More
January 17, 2012 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors today voted unanimously to request an extension in the time for comments for a proposed expansion of the ozone non-attainment area by the Environmental Protection Agency that would include Matagorda County. More
January 17, 2012 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council will host a series of meetings over the next two months to develop a plan for the 13 county region. More
January 11, 2012 -- The Veterans Legal Initiative will hold the second Montgomery County legal clinic for veterans on January 28 at VFW Post 4709 in Conroe. More
January 10, 2012 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to reappoint James Condrey, Bobbie Tallos, Charles Rencher, Cliff Terrell and Melody Hess to the Fort Bend County Toll Road Authority. More
January 09, 2012 -- The City of Missouri City has reported flooding on several streets and power outages due to today's storms, and is advising residents to stay home, if possible. More
January 06, 2012 -- The Spay Neuter Assistance Program will provide free spaying, neutering and rabies vaccination on January 17 at Sugar Land Animal Services. More
January 05, 2012 -- The City of Missouri City will hold its 16th annual Dad and Daughter Dance with the theme "Princess Ball" on February 11 at the Community Center in the City Hall complex. More
January 05, 2012 -- The Sugar Land Police Department is holding registration through January 13 for its Citizens Police Academy. More
January 05, 2012 -- The Sugar Land Police Department on Thursday arrested a suspect on aggravated robbery charges in connection with the robbery of a store in the 15000 block of Southeast Freeway on January 2. More
January 04, 2012 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted to approve a request by the Oyster Creek Property Owners Association to drill a small water well to maintain the water level of an amenity lake at the development. More
January 04, 2012 -- Missouri City City Council, in a special meeting on Tuesday, voted unanimously to approve the first reading of an ordinance authorizing a municipal setting designation for two tracts of property along Pike Road. More
January 03, 2012 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to adopt a resolution in support of Waller County’s application for flood protection planning grant assistance through the Texas Water Development Board. More
December 30, 2011 -- The Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce will host its annual Chairman's Gala for 2012 on January 21 at Safari Texas Ranch. More
December 30, 2011 -- Pearland will kick off early voting in the City Council Position 5 runoff election on Tuesday, January 3. More
December 30, 2011 -- The City of Missouri City today announced that beginning February 1, bulk/heavy waste pickup days will change from Wednesday to Saturday for 12 subdivisions participating in the city's solid waste collection program. More
December 29, 2011 -- Galveston Historical Foundation is seeking support for the restoration of ELISSA, the Tall Ship for Texas, that is berthed at Galveston’s Pier 21. More
December 28, 2011 -- Missouri City City Council recently approved the annexation of Newpoint Estates, extending the city's southern boundary along Highway 6. More
December 27, 2011 -- The City of Sugar Land was recently ranked 12th in 2011 median household incomes nationally in a United States Census survey of cities with populations greater than 65,000. More
December 27, 2011 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court, in its meeting on December 20, voted unanimously to award bids for the purchase of 12 vehicles. More
December 26, 2011 -- The Missouri City Council recently took part in Doris Johnson's 100th birthday celebration at the Stafford Congregate Center. More
December 22, 2011 -- The City of Missouri City today issued a press release listing the city's accomplishments for 2011. More
December 22, 2011 -- The City of Missouri City on Wednesday announced that the city's communications team received state and national awards this year for its programs. More
December 21, 2011 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to award an $880,483 contract to Tri-Point Construction Services, Inc. for the renovation of the city’s community center in order to accommodate a community/senior center facility. More
December 21, 2011 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors on Tuesday voted 26-3 to approve an amendment to the First Round Method of Distribution for Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery Funds, which adds Galveston Housing Authority as an eligible housing fund sub-recipient, and reallocates $25 million in housing funds from City of Galveston to Galveston Housing Authority. More
December 20, 2011 -- Missouri City City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve an interlocal agreement with Fort Bend County for the design of the widening of Trammel Fresco Road from Vicksburg Boulevard to Hurricane Lane. More
December 20, 2011 -- The Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce will host the 2012 Sugar Land State of the City address with Sugar Land Mayor James Thompson and City Manager Allen Bogard on January 27 at the Sugar Land Marriott Town Square. More
December 16, 2011 -- Representatives of the Texas Department of Transportation today updated the Houston-Galveston Area Transportation Policy Council on the Houston-Austin Intercity Rail Study. More
December 16, 2011 -- The City of Sugar Land recently refinanced $9.4 million in bond issues, which will save taxpayers $91,000 annually in interest payments. More
December 15, 2011 -- Filing continues through Monday for national, state and local offices in the 2012 Primary Elections, due to an extension of the filing date by a federal court. More
December 13, 2011 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to cast the county’s ballots in favor of electing Paul Stamatis to the Fort Bend County Appraisal District Board of Directors. More
December 12, 2011 -- The City of Missouri City Police Department will utilize the Burglary and Auto Theft Team during the holiday season to curb crime. More
December 12, 2011 -- The City of Missouri City has installed new dynamic message signs along Highway 6 to provide drivers with real-time information. More
December 10, 2011 -- Voters in Houston are deciding the final outcome in two district seats and two at-large positions on the city council in a special runoff election. More
December 09, 2011 -- The City of Sugar Land today announced that it has been presented with the 2011 Community Sustainability Award by the International City/County Management Association for the city's multi-cultural outreach and education efforts. More
December 08, 2011 -- The City of Sugar Land will host its annual food drive at the new Imperial Park Recreation Center on Friday. More
December 07, 2011 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to divide its ballots in the Fort Bend County Appraisal District Board of Directors election between candidates Jim Kij, Al Abramaczyk and Kraig Warren. More
December 07, 2011 -- Missouri City City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve a tax abatement agreement with Carson-VA Industrial, LP. More
December 06, 2011 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to issue a letter of support for the re-designation of U.S. Highway 59 as Interstate Highway 69. More
December 05, 2011 -- The City of Sugar Land will host the Share Your Holiday Food Drive on December 9 at the Imperial Park Recreation Center. More
December 05, 2011 -- The Sugar Land Home and Garden Show's 2012 event will take place January 21-22 at the Stafford Centre. More
December 01, 2011 -- The City of Sugar Land will host its ninth annual Christmas Tree Lighting event tonight, and include the unveiling of the mascot for the Sugar Land Skeeters, Sugar Land's minor league baseball team. More
November 28, 2011 -- Filing in the March 2012 Primary Election began today, opening county, state and federal positions to candidates seeking party nominations. More
November 24, 2011 -- The Missouri City Police Department held a special ceremony to honor officers who were promoted and members of the new Burglary and Auto Theft "BAT" Team, More
November 23, 2011 -- The City of Missouri City is offering "Three for Trees" golf packages in efforts to raise funds to replenish trees at the city's parks. More
November 23, 2011 -- The City of Sugar Land has completed cart deliveries for the city's new enhanced solid waste and recycling program. More
November 23, 2011 -- Missouri City City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve an interlocal project agreement with Fort Bend County for the reconstruction of Darby Lane, Mariposa Circle and Weston Ridge. More
November 22, 2011 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to approve an order establishing and organizing Fort Bend County Assistance District No. 1, and approve an agreement for the duration, rate and allocation of a sales tax to be levied for the district. More
November 21, 2011 -- Police departments in Sugar Land, Missouri City and Stafford will be participating in a regional enforcement initiative targeting criminals who break into vehicles during the holiday season. More
November 17, 2011 -- The City of Missouri City recently hosted a celebration for the grand opening of its Edible Arbor Trail. More
November 17, 2011 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors on Tuesday voted 29-0-1, with Houston City Council Member Sue Lovell abstaining, to approve a method of distribution for Second Round Hurricane Ike disaster recovery funds for submission to the Texas General Land Office. More
November 16, 2011 -- The City of Sugar Land will host its Ninth Annual Christmas Tree Lighting on December 1 at the Sugar Land Town Square. More
November 16, 2011 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to award a $1,292,602 contract to Legends Hospitality Management for the purchase and installation of kitchen equipment for the city’s new minor league baseball stadium. More
November 15, 2011 -- Missouri City City Council, in a special meeting on Monday, voted unanimously to authorize lease agreements between the city’s Recreation and Leisure Local Government Corporation and PNC Equipment Finance, LLC for renting golf carts and a beverage cart. More
November 15, 2011 -- Missouri City City Council has named Edward Broussard as city manager. More
November 14, 2011 -- The City of Missouri City recently hosted Chinese government officials and dignitaries from the port city of Ningbo, China. More
November 11, 2011 -- The City of Missouri City today announced that the city's finance department has received the Gold Leadership Circle Award from the Texas Comptroller's Office and the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States. More
November 11, 2011 -- The Gulf Coast Rail District Board of Directors on Tuesday voted unanimously to modify the district’s contract with Klotz Associates for the Hempstead Corridor Commuter Rail Feasibility Study More
November 10, 2011 -- The Sugar Land Parks and Recreation Department will host "Winter Wonderland", an event for children, on December 17 at the Imperial Park Recreation Center. More
November 10, 2011 -- The City of Sugar Land is continuing to request citizens undertake voluntary water conservation measures due to drought conditions. More
November 10, 2011 -- The City of Sugar Land will offer the "Sugar Land Holiday Express", a pilot project providing shuttle transportation for shoppers in the city's retail district, beginning November 25 and continuing through January 1. More
November 10, 2011 -- Judy Lefevers recently joined the Missouri City Fire and Rescue Service as the new Emergency Management Coordinator. More
November 09, 2011 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker defeated five challengers on Tuesday. Guidry News Service covered elections in five Gulf Coast counties. More
November 08, 2011 -- Missouri City City Council on Monday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution in support of a park and ride project by the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County in the area of Highway 6 and the Fort Bend Toll Road. More
November 08, 2011 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to appoint underwriters for $65 million in tax road bonds. More
November 04, 2011 -- The City of Missouri City will host a "Three for Trees" fundraiser at Quail Valley Golf Course, with each package purchased resulting in a $10 donation for tree care and plantings at the city's parks and on Quail Valley properties. More
November 03, 2011 -- The City of Missouri City will host Snowfest on December 9 at the City Hall complex. More
November 03, 2011 -- The City of Missouri City recently held a building dedication ceremony for Oyster Creek Manor, an assisted living and memory care facility. More
November 02, 2011 -- The City of Missouri City will host a community-wide garage sale on November 19 at the City Hall Complex. More
November 02, 2011 -- The City of Missouri City has issued a reminder that a public meeting regarding the FM 1092/Murphy Road Access Management Study will be held on Thursday at the Missouri City Community Center. More
November 02, 2011 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the issuance of general obligation refunding bonds, in an amount not to exceed $10 million, to refinance existing bonds owed by the city, providing that certain conditions are met. More
November 01, 2011 -- The Lamar Educational Awards Foundation will hold the Men Who Cook 2012 fundraiser, benefiting Lamar Consolidated Independent School District, on February 18 at Safari Texas Ranch. More
November 01, 2011 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to adopt a resolution in support of the Gulf Coast Emergency Communications Network. More
October 31, 2011 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Transportation Policy Council on Friday voted unanimously to approve an amendment to the 2011-2014 Transportation Improvement Program to include the 2010 Call for Projects and Proposition 12 Bond Program Projects. More
October 28, 2011 -- The City of Missouri City will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony on November 10 at Oyster Creek Trail for the city's new Edible Arbor Trail. More
October 28, 2011 -- The City of Sugar Land will host its Fourth Annual Halloween Town Event on Sunday at Sugar Land Town Square. More
October 26, 2011 -- The Sugar Land Police Department today reported that its Selected Traffic Enforcement Program has resulted in a 10 percent reduction in accidents during the past year. More
October 25, 2011 -- The City of Missouri City will host the 3rd annual "Operation Thanksgiving - Stuff the Squad Car!" on November 19 in the parking lot of Public Safety Headquarters. More
October 25, 2011 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to designate delegates to the Houston-Galveston Area Council for 2012. More
October 24, 2011 -- The City of Missouri City is scheduling additional mosquito spraying days due to the increase in mosquito populations. More
October 24, 2011 -- The City of Sugar Land has scheduled additional overnight mosquito spraying for Tuesday due to recent reports of high mosquito activity. More
October 21, 2011 -- The City of Missouri City will host its annual "Boo in the Run" festival on October 29 at Buffalo Run Park. More
October 21, 2011 -- Early voting begins Monday for the November 8 General Election, with local races taking place in Houston and Tiki Island. More
October 20, 2011 -- The City of Missouri City will participate in nationwide testing of the Emergency Alert System on November 9 through the city's radio station, WQMN 1690 AM. More
October 20, 2011 -- Missouri City recently named Paige Day as assistant chief of the city's Fire & Rescue Service. More
October 19, 2011 -- The Texas Department of Transportation has announced total closures of both the westbound and eastbound mainlanes of IH 10/Katy Freeway at SH 99 in Houston over the weekend for the installation of steel bridge girders for the interchange. More
October 19, 2011 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to execute an $868,000 contract to W.W. Payton for construction of the North Wastewater Treatment Plant Improvement Project. More
October 19, 2011 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a draft recommended method of distribution for Hurricane Ike Disaster Recovery funds and announced that three public hearings will be held on the recommendations. More
October 19, 2011 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council will hold three public hearings to garner public input on the method of distribution for approximately $969 million in Community Development Block Grant Hurricane Ike Disaster Recovery Funds. More
October 18, 2011 -- Missouri City City Council on Monday voted unanimously to issue $1.73 million in tax notes. More
October 12, 2011 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to nominate James Miller, Paul Stamatis, Jr. and Al Abramczyk for election to the Fort Bend County Central Appraisal District. More
October 11, 2011 -- The City of Sugar Land will host Halloween Town on October 30 in Sugar Land Town Square. More
October 11, 2011 -- The Sugar Land Police Department recently arrested two men in unrelated cases involving possession of child pornography. More
October 10, 2011 -- The City of Sugar Land will implement several changes to rates and fees on January 1. More
October 07, 2011 -- Missouri City's Fire and Rescue Service urges residents to "Protect Your Family" during Fire Prevention Week. More
October 07, 2011 -- The City of Sugar Land is hosting a scuplture garden by French artist Bernar Venet, which is on display at Oyster Creek Park. More
October 06, 2011 -- The Meyer Elementary Parent-Teacher Organization in Lamar Consolidated Independent School District recently presented the Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office with a plaque of appreciation for the department's annual gift of backpacks and school supplies. More
October 06, 2011 -- The City of Sugar Land has launched the Sugar Land Legacy Foundation, an organization created to accept large-scale charitable donations focusing on parks and civic facilities. More
October 06, 2011 -- The City of Sugar Land will host a public hearing on October 24 regarding a project to study the feasibility of small-scale satellite scalping plants, small wastewater treatment plants that remove liquid from wastewater lines and treat the water to standards acceptable for lakes and irrigation. More
October 06, 2011 -- The City of Sugar Land recently set a new record for pet adoptions with 376 adoptions in 2011, an increase of more than 50 from 2010. More
October 05, 2011 -- The City of Missouri City Police Department recently won a federal grant from the Justice Department. More
October 05, 2011 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to nominate Jim Kij and Al Abramczyk for election to the Fort Bend Central Appraisal District Board of Directors. More
October 04, 2011 -- Volunteers from the City of Sugar Land recently collected enough trash and debris from Oyster Creek to fill seventy large trash bags during a morning cleanup. More
October 04, 2011 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to enact a burn ban throughout the county. More
October 04, 2011 -- Missouri City City Council on Monday voted unanimously to nominate Michael Sabouni and Lina Sabouni for election to the Fort Bend County Appraisal District Board of Directors. More
October 03, 2011 -- The Sugar Land Police Department today released a composite sketch of one of two suspects involved in a home invasion on September 15. More
October 02, 2011 -- The City of Missouri City will hold a community meeting on a proposed permanent METRO Park & Ride facility on October 11 at Hightower High School. More
September 29, 2011 -- Debra Champagne was recently named as Presiding Judge of Missouri City's Municipal Court #1. More
September 29, 2011 -- The City of Missouri City's police department and fire department will host the city's 28th Annual National Night Out on October 4. More
September 28, 2011 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court on Tuesday voted unanimously to confirm the appointment of Dr. Ruby Shaw as magistrate to the Fort Bend County Truancy Court. More
September 27, 2011 -- Texas State Representative Ron Reynolds will host a Veterans Benefit Fair on October 4 at the Houston Community College Sienna Plantation Campus in Missouri City. More
September 24, 2011 -- The Missouri City Fire & Rescue Service is seeking a potential eyewitness to a commercial structure fire that occurred on August 15, 2011 at about 12:45 a.m. More w/Photos
September 23, 2011 -- The City of Sugar Land is accepting applications for the Mayor's Youth Advisory Council through September 30. More
September 21, 2011 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve an interlocal agreement with Fort Bend County for the Lexington Boulevard Extension Project. More
September 21, 2011 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve an in-kind match of $216,570.51 for a $639,091 Selective Traffic Enforcement Program Grant from the Texas Department of Transportation to enforce the law against driving while intoxicated. More
September 20, 2011 -- The City of Sugar Land today announced that the delivery of new garbage and recycling carts to residents has been scheduled. More
September 20, 2011 -- Missouri City City Council on Monday, after lengthy discussion, voted unanimously to maintain the city’s current tax rate of $0.5284 per $100 valuation, as opposed to a proposed 2011 tax rate of $0.5450. More
September 19, 2011 -- The Sugar Land Police Department is seeking several suspects who may have been involved in two apartment burglaries that took place on August 27 in the 2300 block of Long Reach. More
September 18, 2011 -- A coalition of the Houston Bar Foundation, the Jefferson County Bar Foundation and Fort Bend Lawyers Care will sponsor legal clinics where veterans can get legal advice and pro bono representation beginning on Saturday, September 24. More
September 18, 2011 -- A steel beam that was once part of the World Trade Center towers is on public display in the lobby at Sugar Land City Hall, 2700 Town Center Boulevard North. More
September 18, 2011 -- The Sugar Land Park and Recreation Department is partnering with Shape Up Sugar Land to host “Walk The Art Park Fitness Challenge & Scavenger Hunt” at Oyster Creek Park, 4033 Highway 6 South during the month of October. More
September 16, 2011 -- The City of Missouri City recently hosted a ceremony in observance of the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. More
September 15, 2011 -- The City of Missouri City, in partnership with State Representative Ron Reynolds, is accepting donations to assist families who have been displaced or impacted by recent wildfires; Donations will be accepted until September 30 at the Fire and Rescue Service Station 1 building. More
September 14, 2011 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court on Tuesday voted unanimously to appoint Dr. Mary desVignes-Kendrick as director of health and human services. More
September 12, 2011 -- The City of Sugar Land will host "Halloween Town" on October 30 at Sugar Land Town Square. More
September 09, 2011 -- The City of Missouri City is coordinating a clothes and food drive for victims of the recent wildfires near Austin and Houston. More
September 09, 2011 -- Texas State Representative Ron Reynolds has partnered with the City of Missouri City in seeking donations of items to aid in the recovery of victims of wildfires near Austin and Houston. More
September 07, 2011 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court, in a special meeting today, voted to order elections on November 8 for the creation of five Fort Bend County Assistance Districts. More
September 07, 2011 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to adopt, on first and final reading, the FY2012 Budget, with a total expenditure of $182 million projected for the year. More
September 07, 2011 -- Missouri City City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to accept the receipt of the total assessed property values for the city from the Fort Bend County Appraisal District and the Harris County Appraisal District. More
September 07, 2011 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted to approve the city's $182 million budget for FY2012. More
September 06, 2011 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted to approve a 10-year tax abatement agreement with CLB, Inc. More
September 02, 2011 -- The City of Sugar Land will close the southbound lanes of Dulles Avenue between Avenue E and U.S. Highway 90A beginning September 6 due to road construction. More
September 01, 2011 -- The City of Sugar Land will participate in annual National Night Out on October 4. More
August 29, 2011 -- Missouri City will host two ceremonies on September 11 commemorating the 10-year anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. More
August 26, 2011 -- John Barton, who on Thursday was named interim executive director of the Texas Department of Transportation, today updated the Houston-Galveston Area Council Transportation Council on development of SH 99, the Grand Parkway. More
August 26, 2011 -- Missouri City will host two free family fishing events in September, with the first on September 10 at the Missouri City Community Center. More
August 26, 2011 -- The City of Missouri City has made changes to several leadership positions during the year, including promotion of Public Works Director/City Engineer Scott Elmer to assistant city manager and Maria Gonalez to city secretary. More
August 25, 2011 -- Sugar Land firefighters and police officers will dedicate two ground zero memorial pieces during a special commemoration of 9/11 at Sugar Land City Hall. More
August 24, 2011 -- The City of Missouri City, with the Houston-Galveston Area Council and the Texas Department of Transportation, will host a public forum on August 31 regarding the FM 1092/Murphy Road Access Management Study. More
August 24, 2011 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a proposed 2011 tax rate of $0.48096 per $100 valuation. More
August 24, 2011 -- The City of Sugar Land will hold a public hearing on September 6 to receive input on the city's redistricting plan. More
August 22, 2011 -- The City of Sugar Land recently reduced its fiscal year 2012 proposed budget in order to minimize the tax impact. More
August 19, 2011 -- Missouri City and METRO celebrated the new "Highway 6 Park & Ride partnership" on Friday. More
August 18, 2011 -- The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County will host a ribbon cutting ceremony on Monday for the launch of a new Park & Ride facility in Missouri City. More
August 17, 2011 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to execute a $1,358,000 contract with Murdlaw, Incorporated, doing business as TS Sports, for the purchase and installation of scoreboards for the city’s new minor league baseball stadium. More
August 17, 2011 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors on Tuesday voted to reaffirm its previous decision to negotiate with AECOM as the consultant to conduct a series of public outreach activities for initial input into development of the H-GAC sustainability plan More
August 16, 2011 -- A new METRO Park & Ride commuter option will begin for Missouri City and area residents who work in the Texas Medical Center or downtown Houston on August 22. More
August 16, 2011 -- Missouri City City Council on Monday voted unanimously to name Maria Gonzalez as the new full-time city secretary. More
August 16, 2011 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council and the Texas Department of Transportation will host a public meeting on August 31 in Missouri City to receive comments on the FM 1092 Access Management Study. More
August 16, 2011 -- The City of Sugar Land recently held a grand opening ceremony for the Imperial Park Recreation Center. More
August 16, 2011 -- Texas State Representative Ron Reynolds will host an open house this evening for the opening of his new District 27 office in Missouri City. More
August 15, 2011 -- The City of Sugar Land is accepting entries of photographs for its 2012 "Best of Sugar Land" calendar. More
August 15, 2011 -- The Sugar Land Police Department will begin enforcing a new law prohibiting the sale and use of "synthetic marijuana" on September 1. More
August 09, 2011 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to accept a traffic control plan prohibiting overnight parking of commercial motor vehicles in the Colony Lake Estates subdivision. More
August 09, 2011 -- The City of Sugar Land is implementing enhanced solid waste and recycling services for the city, which is estimated to bring an annual cost savings of $800,000, on December 5. More
August 05, 2011 -- Missouri City Recreation Superintendent Shane Mize has been named recipient of the 2011 Texas Recreation & Parks Society Young Professional Award. More
August 05, 2011 -- The Sugar Land Police Department is holding registration for the next session of its Citizens Police Academy. More
August 03, 2011 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today named McDaniell, Hunter and Prince Managing Director John Paul "J. Paul" Oxer of Sugar Land as chair of the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs. More
August 03, 2011 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a contract with the firm of Lloyd Gosselink Blevins Rochelle & Townsend, PC for legal services in an amount not to exceed $300,000. More
August 02, 2011 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to adopt a plan for redistricting the boundaries of the county’s four commissioner precinct districts. More
August 02, 2011 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council will host a public meeting and open house on August 16 to receive comments on the updated Regionally Coordinated Transportation Plan. More
August 02, 2011 -- Missouri City City Council on Monday voted unanimously to authorize Municipal Utility District No. 46 to issue approximately $2.29 million in bonds for the development of a park. More
July 29, 2011 -- The City of Sugar Land will host the grand opening of the Imperial Park Recreation Center on Saturday. More
July 27, 2011 -- The City of Missouri City has implemented a strategy to protect the city's green spaces during the recent drought conditions. More
July 26, 2011 -- The City of Missouri City recently held a ceremony to welcome Lance Corporal Kevin Carson Williams on his return to Missouri City from his tour of duty in Afghanistan. More
July 26, 2011 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to set the mileage reimbursement rate for travel at $0.555 per mile. More
July 26, 2011 -- The Sugar Land Police Department has released a sketch of one of several suspects sought in connection with the armed robbery of a woman in the 12000 block of Ashford Green Court on July 22. More
July 26, 2011 -- Texas State Representative Ron Reynolds will host a town hall meeting on August 18 at Missouri City Baptist Church. More
July 24, 2011 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Transportation Policy Committee on Friday voted unanimously to approve the 2012-2013 Unified Planning Work Program. More
July 22, 2011 -- The City of Missouri City will host a celebration on Sunday at Protector's Plaza at the Public Safety Headquarters to recognize Lance Corporal Kevin Carson Williams, who is returning from duty to recover from an injury during his second tour in Afghanistan. More
July 22, 2011 -- Texas State Representative Ron Reynolds has been named as one of the Fort Bend County's "Rising Stars" by the Fort Bend Business Journal. More
July 20, 2011 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors on Tuesday held extensive discussion of the previous vote of the board to negotiate with AECOM rather than AmericaSpeaks to coordinate public engagement activities in preparation of the Regional Plan for Sustainable Development. More
July 20, 2011 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday appointed members of its Redistricting Advisory Committee. More
July 20, 2011 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday received a $184 million proposed budget for FY2012, which reflects a 34.8 percent decrease from the city’s current budget. More
July 20, 2011 -- Sugar Land City Manager Allen Bogard on Tuesday presented the proposed FY2012 budget to the city council. More
July 20, 2011 -- The City of Missouri City has issued a report on the action from the July 18 city council meeting. More
July 19, 2011 -- Missouri City City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve the first reading of an amendment to the city’s residential solid waste service rules and regulations. More
July 14, 2011 -- Sugar Land police are looking for a man who assaulted an elderly couple inside their townhome in the 10 block of River Creek Way. More
July 14, 2011 -- Texas State Representative Ron Reynolds will sponsor the Fort Bend Family Health Center's Annual Health Fair on Saturday, August 13. More
July 12, 2011 -- A Vietnamese delegation recently visited Missouri City to learn about business opportunities. More
July 12, 2011 -- The Sugar Land Police Department is searching for Jahlani Christian Slater of Houston, a suspect in a recent aggravated robbery that took place in the 2200 block of Blue Vista Court. More
July 12, 2011 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to extend its order prohibiting outdoor burning in the county. More
July 09, 2011 -- A number of establishments in Downtown Historic Richmond will take part in the Historic Richmond Association's Saturday Summer Nights of Fun tonight. More
July 08, 2011 -- The Fort Bend Women's Charity will host the Red, White and Blue Jean Bash on August 27 at the Swinging Door Restaurant Dance Hall. More
July 08, 2011 -- The Fort Bend County, Katy, and Wharton County A&M Clubs will host the 2nd Annual Gulf Coast Aggies Coach's Night on July 21 at the Fort Bend County Fairgrounds. More
July 08, 2011 -- The City of Missouri City has provided information on the compensation contract for Alan Mueller to serve as interim city manager for the next four to five months while a search is conducted to fill the position. More
July 07, 2011 -- Enhanced services will begin at both City of Sugar Land recycling centers in the next few weeks. More
July 07, 2011 -- Registration for the Sugar Land Police Department's Citizens Police Academy is currently ongoing; The course begins on September 1. More
July 07, 2011 -- Missouri City City Council, in a special meeting on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve an agreement with Alan Mueller who is serving as interim city manager. More
July 07, 2011 -- Missiouri City City Council on Tuesday approved tax abatement agreements for two new companies that are moving to the city, approved changes to the Municipal Solid Waste agreement and proclaimed July as Parks and Recreation Month. More
July 06, 2011 -- State Representative Ron Reynolds was recently appointed to the National Conference of State Legislatures' Agriculture and Energy Committee. More
July 06, 2011 -- State Representative Ron Reynolds was recently recognized as one of the top performing freshman legislators during the 82nd Legislative session. More
July 06, 2011 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to appoint Joe Zimmerman and Nancy Porter to replace Bridget Yeung and Harish Jajoo on the Planning and Zoning Commission, where they served until they were elected to the city council in May. More
July 05, 2011 -- For the first time since opening in July 2008, Missouri City's Quail Valley Golf Course is in the black. More
July 05, 2011 -- The City of Sugar Land will host the grand opening of the Imperial Park Recreation Center on July 30. More
July 05, 2011 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to appoint Russell Jones to the Gulf Coast Water Authority Board of Directors as a voting member to represent Fort Bend County. More
July 02, 2011 -- Missouri City recently held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the expansion of the Steep Bank/Flat Bank Wastewater Treatment Plant. More
July 02, 2011 -- Missouri City residents recently attended a METRO public workshop on future transportation needs in the area. More
July 02, 2011 -- The Texas City Management Association recently recognized Sugar Land City Manager Allen Bogard as Mentor of the Year at its annual conference. More
July 01, 2011 -- A committee of the Houston-Galveston Area Council on Tuesday took issue with the decision of the H-GAC Board of Directors to negotiate with AECOM as the vendor to conduct public engagement for the Sustainable Communities Planning Grant Program, despite the committee’s number one ranking of AmericaSpeaks for the project. More
July 01, 2011 -- The City of Sugar Land will host Fort Bend County’s largest Fourth of July celebration during its 26th Annual Red, White and Bluefest. More
June 30, 2011 -- Missouri City Police Department will host a gang awareness workshop on July 12. More
June 30, 2011 -- Missouri City Mayor Allen Owen recently presented his annual "State of the City" address. More
June 30, 2011 -- Missouri City's Fourth of July fireworks are on schedule to take place this year at Buffalo Run Park; Safety precautions are in place. More
June 29, 2011 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday administered the oath of office to incoming Council Member Amy Mitchell. More
June 28, 2011 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted 3-2, with Andy Myers and Richard Morrison opposed, to grant a request by the County Clerk’s Office to post all official and legal notices by electronic display instead of a physical document. More
June 27, 2011 -- The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County will host four workshops in the Houston area on Tuesday regarding METRO's Vision Long Range Plan. More
June 27, 2011 -- The City of Missouri City today presented highlights of its $32.1 million budget for 2011-2012, which was approved by city council last week. More
June 27, 2011 -- The City of Sugar Land today announced that the Sugar Land Development Corporation and the Sugar Land 4B Corporation received Certificates for Achievement of Economic Excellence at the Texas Economic Development Council's spring 2011 conference. More
June 25, 2011 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Transportation Policy Council on Friday voted to add an ex-officio, non-voting membership to any visiting member of the Texas Legislature. More w/Video
June 23, 2011 -- The U.S. Conference of Mayors recently awarded an Outstanding Achievement City Livability Award to Sugar Land. More
June 22, 2011 -- Despite the drought, Missouri City's annual Fourth of July Celebration at Buffalo Run Park will be a blast of fun and fireworks. More
June 22, 2011 -- Missouri City City Council on Monday recognized City Manager Frank Simpson and named Alan Mueller as interim city manager. More
June 22, 2011 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to canvass the results of the June 11 Runoff Election for City Council District 3 and District 4. More
June 22, 2011 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to adopt a new policy regarding a bill that requires regional planning commissions to offer ex-officio, non-voting, membership on their governing bodies to a member of the Texas Legislature. More
June 22, 2011 -- Missouri City City Council on Monday voted 6-1, with Robin Elackatt opposed, to name Alan Mueller as interim city manager. More
June 16, 2011 -- The City of Sugar Land today encouraged residents to follow voluntary restrictions for watering their lawns due to current drought conditions. More
June 15, 2011 -- The Sugar Land Police Department will host a child identification event on June 21-23 for children between the ages of 2-14. More
June 15, 2011 -- The City of Sugar Land today reported that the recent dissolution of Fort Bend County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 secures the transfer of the district's assets and water rights to the city. More
June 15, 2011 -- The City of Sugar Land today announced that the city's recycling centers are being converted to offer expanded services to residents. More
June 14, 2011 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to approve an order designating the court facilities for the county. More
June 13, 2011 -- The Sugar Land Police Department is investigating the drowning death of a 22-year-old man found on Friday in a lake near Creekbend Drive and Prudential Circle. More
June 13, 2011 -- Runoff elections for city council positions were held on Saturday in Sugar Land, Pasadena and La Porte on Saturday. More
June 10, 2011 -- Sugar Land, La Porte and Pasadena will hold runoff elections on Saturday, with voters casting ballots to finalize undecided city council races in each of the three cities. More
June 10, 2011 -- The City of Sugar Land has reported that year-to-date sales tax collections for the city are four percent higher than 2010 and 4.9 percent more than the city budgeted. More
June 08, 2011 -- Missouri City City Council on Monday voted unanimously to authorize staff to negotiate an agreement for the design of a new animal shelter at a cost of $56,750. More
June 08, 2011 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to award a $124,456 contract to Teamwork Construction Services, Inc. for the Paradise Point Left Turn Lane Project. More
June 07, 2011 -- The Texas Department of Transportation today closed all southbound main lanes and two inside southbound frontage road lanes of U.S. Highway 59 at State Highway 99 due to an accident and fuel spill involving an 18-wheeler. More
June 07, 2011 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to approve an amendment to an agreement with Automated Logic Contracting Services, Inc. to increase the contract by $19,150 for an energy retrofit project. More
June 07, 2011 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Area Agency on Aging recently assisted in the 14th Texas Silver-Haired Legislature elections for the Houston-Galveston region. More
June 07, 2011 -- The City of Sugar Land has announced its entertainment line-up for the city's 26th Annual Red, White & Bluefest on July 4. More
June 03, 2011 -- Sugar Land Mayor James Thompson today issued a statement in response to an election mailer that questioned whether Farha Ahmed, a candidate in the District 4 City Council Runoff Election on June 11, was linked to "Lady Al Qaeda". More
June 03, 2011 -- The City of Sugar Land is seeking volunteers to serve on the city's various boards and commissions. More
June 01, 2011 -- The Sugar Land Police Department will create and provide free identification cards for children on June 21-23. More
June 01, 2011 -- June will provide voters with another round at the polls in several areas, with runoff elections and one special election scheduled at various times during the month. More
May 31, 2011 -- Missouri City City Manager Frank Simpson has announced that he is resigning to become assistant city manager in College Station. More
May 30, 2011 -- Texas State Representative Ron Reynolds said that he is disappointed in the budget approved by the legislature on Saturday. More
May 26, 2011 -- The Sugar Land Police Department is participating with state and local law enforcement agencies in the "Click It or Ticket" enforcement campaign to reduce safety belt violations and highway fatalities. More
May 26, 2011 -- The City of Sugar Land will host an event on June 4 to educate residents about the city's new enhanced solid waste and recycling program. More
May 24, 2011 -- Sugar Land and the Military Museum of Texas will showcase a military vehicle display at Sugar Land Memorial Park on May 28-30 in honor of Memorial Day weekend. More
May 22, 2011 -- The Comprehensive Mobility Plan that was recently adopted by Sugar Land City Council has been posted on the Internet. More
May 21, 2011 -- Missouri City saluted public servants at its 6th Annual Police Officer Memorial Ceremony. More
May 21, 2011 -- Residents of Oyster Creek Plantation recently organized a breakfast surprise for the Missouri City Police Department. More
May 20, 2011 -- The City of Sugar Land has scheduled a runoff election on June 11 for city council District Three and District Four. More
May 18, 2011 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors on Tuesday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution supporting the Bacteria Reduction Implementation Plan developed by a steering committee composed of government, business and community leaders “with a common goal of developing a plan for reducing bacteria in area waterways. More
May 18, 2011 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to consent to the annexation of 184 acres of land into Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 128. More
May 17, 2011 -- Missouri City City Council on Monday voted unanimously to award a $30,000 per year, two-year contract with Jones & Carter, Inc. for administration of the city’s Storm Water Management Program. More
May 16, 2011 -- Officers with the Sugar Land Police Department and members of the Sugar Land Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association will host a memorial motorcycle ride on May 21 as part of National Police Memorial Week. More
May 16, 2011 -- The City of Sugar Land recently hosted a special ceremony to recognize local volunteers for their service in the community. More
May 15, 2011 -- Incumbent mayors of League City and Kemah were defeated by challengers and the mayor of La Marque was recalled; mayors of Pearland, Alvin and Beaumont were reelected; two new members were elected to the College of the Mainland Board of Directors but the COM bond issue is undecided; and voters in Galveston approved a plan to charge fees to park on the Seawall. More
May 13, 2011 -- Voters in several cities along the Gulf Coast will cast their ballots on who will take the helm as mayor of their town on Saturday as voting day takes place in the General Election. More
May 11, 2011 -- Sugar Land City Council recently graduated its 2011 "Sugar Land 101" class, a 10-week course focusing on city operations and preparing students for leadership roles in the community. More
May 11, 2011 -- Texas State Representative Ron Reynolds reports that he has joined joined John Davis, chair of the House Committee on Economic and Small Business Development, in joint-authoring HB 2457 and HB 2785, which he said provide incentives for economic development. More
May 10, 2011 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to authorize the issuance of education revenue bonds by Cosmos Foundation, Inc. for construction and equipment for charter school campuses. More
May 06, 2011 -- The Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce hosted a luncheon meeting today to discuss school finance issues being deliberated by the Texas Legislature. More
May 05, 2011 -- Sugar Land City Council Member Russell C. Jones, who is the Fort Bend County advisory representative on the Gulf Coast Water Authority Board of Directors, has written to Galveston County Commissioner Ken Clark regarding a recording of Tuesday's workshop meeting on issues related to the GCWA. More
May 04, 2011 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a memorandum of understanding with ACE Sugar Land, LLC as a step toward bringing a concert hall/performing arts facility and festival site to the city. More
May 04, 2011 -- The City of Sugar Land has announced that construction is expected to begin in July for the reconstruction of Dulles Avenue from Avenue E to U.S. Highway 90A. More
May 04, 2011 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday approved an agreement with ACE Sugar Land, LLC to enter into exclusive discussions for a public/private partnership to bring a proposed 6,500-seat concert and performing arts center to the city. More
May 04, 2011 -- Galveston County Commissioners Court on Tuesday held a workshop meeting on issues related to the Gulf Coast Water Authority. More
May 03, 2011 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to award a $1.015 million contract to Troxell Communications, Inc. for the purchase of audio-visual equipment for the Justice Center. More
May 03, 2011 -- The United States Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District today announced that it has awarded a $300,190 small business contract to PSA Constructors, Inc. for environmental assessment services for the Addicks and Barker Dam Safety Modification Study. More
May 03, 2011 -- Missouri City City Council on Monday voted unanimously to appoint Scott Elmer as assistant city manager. More
May 02, 2011 -- The City of Sugar Land will host its third annual Memorial Day Ceremony on May 30 at Sugar Land Memorial Park. More
May 01, 2011 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Transportation Policy Council on Friday voted unanimously to approve amendments to the 2011-2014 Transportation Improvement Program, the 2035 Regional Transportation Plan; and administrative amendments to the 2011-2014 TIP and the 2035 RTP. The actions included approval of two issues related to the FM 646 Project in Galveston County. More
April 27, 2011 -- Texas State Representative Ron Reynolds today announced that legislation to create a consolidated truancy court in Fort Bend County has been approved by the Texas House of Representatives. More
April 26, 2011 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to issue an order banning outdoor burning in Fort Bend County. More
April 21, 2011 -- Gulf Coast Water Authority General Manager Robert Istre resigned today, shortly before a scheduled executive session to discuss his performance. More
April 21, 2011 -- The City of Sugar Land on Wednesday announced that Jessica D. Brown has been joined the city as tourism and marketing manager. More
April 20, 2011 -- The City of Sugar Land today reported that Atos Origin, Inc., an international information technology services provider, has chosen the city as the location of its North American headquarters. More
April 20, 2011 -- Sugar Land City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve a 10-year contract with Republic Services that is expected to save the city $800,000 annually. More
April 20, 2011 -- Sugar Land City Council has approved a 10-year contract with Republic Services for solid waste collection and recycling services. More
April 20, 2011 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors on Tuesday voted unanimously to authorize staff to enter into a contract to conduct the Livable Centers Study as part of the 2035 Regional Transportation Plan “to create more walkable, mixed-use places that are easier to serve via transit” in Galveston. More
April 19, 2011 -- The Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce will present the Grand Wine & Food Affair 2011 featuring several events in Sugar Land on Wednesday, April 27 through Sunday, May 1. More
April 19, 2011 -- Missouri City City Council on Monday voted unanimously to declare an exemption from Texas Local Government Code for the emergency purchase of a brush truck. More
April 15, 2011 -- The City of Sugar Land today announced that Global Select at Sugar Land Regional Airport has been named the second best fixed based operator in the western hemisphere by Aviation International News. More
April 15, 2011 -- The Sugar Land Police Department, in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration, will host Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on April 30 at Mercer Stadium. More
April 13, 2011 -- The United States Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday announced the award of a $478,000 grant to Fort Bend County for construction of a drinking water plant to service residents of Arcola and Fresno. More
April 12, 2011 -- Standard & Poor’s and Fitch Ratings have awarded the City of Sugar Land the highest possible ratings for the sale of bonds. More
April 12, 2011 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to adopt a resolution in support of an expedited environmental review of locally funded projects by the Texas Department of Transportation. More
April 08, 2011 -- The City of Sugar Land will host several events in celebration of Earth Day on April 16. More
April 07, 2011 -- The City of Sugar Land has installed new traffic signals with flashing yellow arrows for left turns at several intersections along Eldridge Road and Burney Road. More
April 07, 2011 -- The City of Sugar Land recently held a groundbreaking ceremony and installed home plate at the future site of StarTexas Power Field, a minor league baseball stadium. More
April 06, 2011 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the first reading of an ordinance to establish a fire protection services fee for municipal utility districts in the city’s extraterritorial jurisdiction. More
April 05, 2011 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to establish criteria for the redistricting of the county’s political boundaries. More
April 05, 2011 -- Missouri City City Council on Monday voted unanimously to declare incumbent council members Donald Smith in District B and Robin Elackatt in District C as unopposed candidates in the May 14 election, and cancelled elections for the two positions. More
April 04, 2011 -- The City of Sugar Land today announced that the Texas Senate has unanimously approved a bill to add seats representing Fort Bend and Brazoria counties to the Gulf Coast Water Authority Board of Directors. More
March 31, 2011 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council has launched a clean air awareness program, with activities including "Fresh Air Friday" on April 8 to highlight clean air programs and promotion of methods to reduce the region's ozone footprint. More
March 30, 2011 -- Dr. Jonita Reynolds on Monday issued an announcement for her candidacy in the Position 5 of the Fort Bend Independent School District Board of Trustees. More
March 28, 2011 -- As the May 14 election approaches, several candidates have withdrawn their names from the ballot, in some cases leaving races unopposed. More
March 28, 2011 -- The City of Sugar Land will host a public meeting tonight to gather input on the final recommendations included in the city's comprehensive mobility plan. More
March 24, 2011 -- Representatives of the City of Sugar Land this week embarked on a two-day trip to San Antonio to study the operations at the Majestic Theatre to increase Sugar Land’s entertainment opportunities. More
March 22, 2011 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to approve a resolution in support of including funds for the Clear Creek Federal Flood Control Project in President Barack Obama’s budget for 2012. More
March 22, 2011 -- Missouri City City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve a contract with BFI Waste Services of Texas, doing business as Republic Services of Houston, for residential and municipal solid waste and recyclable material services. More
March 16, 2011 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors on Tuesday voted unanimously to provide up to $300,000 to the Deep East Texas Council of Governments for its Hurricane Ike housing repair work and to provide up to $190,000 to the City of Shoreacres to clean up and restore public lands damaged by Hurricane Ike. More
March 15, 2011 -- The filing period for the May 14 General Election ended on Monday, with several races in the Gulf Coast area drawing unopposed candidates. More
March 14, 2011 -- Filing ends today for the May 14 General Election, with several cities looking to decide their future mayors at the ballot box. More
March 09, 2011 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted to approve a change order to increase a contract with Allgood Construction Company, Inc. by $154,098 for street improvements at Greenbusch Road from Mills Manor Road to Falcon Landing Boulevard. More
March 03, 2011 -- R. C. Williams, chair of the Gulf Coast Water Authority Board of Directors, has responded to letters from Sugar Land Mayor James Thompson and City Manager Allen Bogard. More
March 02, 2011 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a $27,967,500 lump sum, design/build contract with Barton Marlow/Linbeck, a joint venture, for the construction of a minor league baseball stadium. More
March 01, 2011 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to appoint Paula Gibson, David Vasquez and Mike O’Connell to the Fort Bend Citizens Advisory Committee on Redistricting. More
February 26, 2011 -- Elected officials from the 13 counties that comprise the Houston-Galveston Area Council gathered on Friday for the general assembly of the organization and the election of new officers for 2011. More
February 25, 2011 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Transportation Policy Council today voted to defer action on approval of the funding targets for the 2011-2014 Transportation Improvement Program until next month's meeting. More
February 22, 2011 -- Texas State Representative Ron Reynolds today filed legislation requiring all incoming college students to be vaccinated for bacterial meningitis. More
February 22, 2011 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to approve a $10 million reimbursement agreement with the Fort Bend Grand Parkway Toll Road Authority. More
February 18, 2011 -- The Board of Directors of the Gulf Coast Water Authority voted 5-1, with Eric Wilson opposed, to approve a resolution opposing legislation sponsored by Senator Joan Huffman to expand the voting membership of the GCWA board to include Brazoria and Fort Bend counties. More
February 17, 2011 -- Congressman Ron Paul will host U.S. Service Academy Day on Saturday at the University of Houston-Sugar Land campus. More
February 16, 2011 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted 4-3, with Donald Smithers, Mayor James Thompson and Jacqueline Baly Chaumette opposed, to order an election for May 14 to elect four single-district city council positions and charter amendment propositions, with the deletion of a charter amendment proposition to change the terms and term limits of the city council. More
February 10, 2011 -- In Austin on Wednesday, State Representative John Zerwas, M.D. was selected to serve on three very influential committees in the Texas House of Representatives: Appropriations, Calendars and Public Health. More
February 09, 2011 -- Gulf Coast Weather Observer Jim O'Donnel reports that freezing rain has arrived in parts of Houston, but that Chambers and Galveston counties are not covered by any winter weather advisories, watches or warnings. More
February 08, 2011 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to approve a resolution supporting legislation to provide Fort Bend and Brazoria counties with full voting representation on the Gulf Coast Water Authority Board of Directors. More
February 05, 2011 -- Jim O'Donnel, who has contributed valuable weather information to Guidry News Service over the years, has offered a commentary on the snow forecasts that did not materialize in Southeast Texas. More
February 04, 2011 -- Weather Observer Jim O'Donnel reports that much of Southeast Texas had an ice event rather than a snow event is because the air from about 5,000 to 8,000 feet above the ground warmed up to a few degrees above freezing and this temperature inversion aloft expanded as the night progressed. More
February 04, 2011 -- Weather observer Jim O'Donnel reports that freezing conditions are impacting Southeast Texas roadways: the Sam Houston Tollway (Beltway 8) at the Southwest Freeway (US-59) in the Stafford/SW Houston area has been closed; US-59 has also been closed in Wharton and the Katy Freeway (IH-10) at Greenhouse Road near Katy in west Harris County has been closed. More
February 03, 2011 -- Jim O'Donnel reports that snow is starting to develop over portions of West Texas extending eastward into the Texas Hill Country and the city of San Antonio and is moving toward Southeast Texas. More
February 03, 2011 -- Jim O'Donnel has posted his Thursday afternoon intermediate update on the winter storm expected to impact Southeast Texas tonight and Friday. More
February 03, 2011 -- Jim O'Donnel's Thursday morning update includes the prospect of some very light snow flurries or a brief shower of ice pellets (sleet) early this afternoon, and he believes that the main onset of wintry precipitation in earnest will be delayed until after 6:00 p.m. More
February 02, 2011 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to execute a $192,026 contract with Infrastructure Services, Inc. for intersection improvements at three intersections. More
February 02, 2011 -- Update: The Electric Reliability Council of Texas has instructed utilties to begin return to normal operations, discontinuing rolling power outages, but has urged consumers to continue conserving electricity. More
February 01, 2011 -- Jim O'Donnel has posted an update on his forecast reasoning regarding the winter weather event expected in Southeast Texas. More
February 01, 2011 -- Texas Department of Transportation maintence crews in Brazoria, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris, Montgomery and Waller Counties will be pre-treating all bridges and overpasses with a liquid magnesium chloride, anti-icing solution on Wednesday in preparation for the possibility of icy conditions Thursday night and Friday. More
February 01, 2011 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to approve a tax abatement agreement with Seatex, Ltd. More
February 01, 2011 -- West Galveston Island Weather Observer Jim O'Donnel has posted an update on the Arctic weather system that has moved into Southeast Texas bringing the likelihood of significant snowfall. More
January 30, 2011 -- John Barton of TxDOT on Friday reported to the Houston-Galveston Area Council Transportation Policy Council that the Texas Transportation Commission voted to accept primacy for the Harris County portions of the Grand Parkway so that the project can move forward. More
January 26, 2011 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday discussed, but took no action regarding economic development incentives for development of a minor league baseball stadium. More
January 25, 2011 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to approve a resolution in support of an amendment to the state constitution to restrict the power of legislature to mandate requirements upon certain local governments per House Joint Resolution 56 of the 82nd Texas Legislature. More
January 21, 2011 -- Former Galveston County Judge Ray Holbrook appeared before the Gulf Coast Water Authority Board of Directors on Thursday on behalf of new County Judge Mark Henry. More
January 19, 2011 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve an advance funding agreement with the State of Texas through the Texas Department of Transportation for the third phase of a beautification project along Highway 59 from Highway 6 to past University Boulevard. More
January 18, 2011 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors today voted unanimously to approve a $1.2 million request by the Gulf of Mexico Foundation, Inc. to establish a training center for coastal habitat restoration and conservation in Galveston County. More
January 13, 2011 -- Ron Reynolds was officially sworn in as State Representative of Fort Bend County House District 27 before a capacity crowd on January 11 at the Austin State Capitol. More
January 13, 2011 -- The San Jacinto College Board of Trustees has bestowed the title of Trustee Emeritus on C. Wayne Slovacek, a longtime member of the board. More
January 12, 2011 -- The Greater Houston Partnership held its 2011 Annual Meeting on Tuesday. More
January 11, 2011 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to renew a prisoner housing agreement with Prisoner Transportation Services of America, LLC through September 30. More
January 05, 2011 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a $16.1 million contract with Texas Sterling Construction Company for the construction of University Boulevard South through Brazos Landing. More
January 04, 2011 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to approve and record bonds for several newly elected and re-elected officials. More
December 30, 2010 -- Sugar Land Town Square will come to life with energetic music, state-of-the-art lighting effects and street performers from across the nation during the City of Sugar Land’s second New Year’s Eve on the Square celebration on Friday, December 31. More
December 30, 2010 -- The inaugural Sugar Land Home and Garden Show will be held on January 15 and 16, at the Stafford Centre. More
December 27, 2010 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council will host a series of public meetings in January and February to receive public input regarding the draft Implementation Plan for the reduction of bacteria in the region's waterways. More
November 28, 2010 -- Galveston’s 2010 Dickens on The Strand is next weekend, December 4 and 5. More
November 16, 2010 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors voted unanimously to approve council of government’s Vision for Tomorrow document. More
November 11, 2010 -- The representatives of the General Law Cities in the Houston-Galveston Area Council recently selected members to represent their cities on the H-GAC's Board of Directors. More
November 04, 2010 -- Ron Reynolds has issued a press release on his victory in the Texas State Representative for District 27 race on the November 2 election ballot. More
November 01, 2010 -- The Texas Chapter of the American Shore and Beach Preservation Association met on Friday at the Harte Research Institute Conference Center at the Texas A&M University campus in Corpus Christi. More
October 21, 2010 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council on Wednesday announced that it has accepted a $3.75 million grant to develop a sustainability plan for the Houston Gulf Coast Planning Region. More
October 19, 2010 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors today voted unanimously to award $1,565,119 to the City of Galveston; $1,717,418 to Nehemiah’s Vision, a non-profit construction company associated with the Southern Baptist Churches in Texas operating in Galveston County on the Bolivar Peninsula, and possibly in Brazoria County; and $516,074 to the Student Conservation Association, a national organization doing several projects in the local region. More
October 07, 2010 -- The Center for Houston's Future recently held the first session of the center's Fall 2010 Business/Civic Leadership Forum in Sugarland. More
October 03, 2010 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council has announced four public meetings within the H-GAC eight-county transportation region. More
September 26, 2010 -- Texas Senate Transportation and Homeland Security Committee Chair Senator Tommy Williams told the Houston-Galveston Area Council Transportation Policy Council on Friday that the Texas Legislature will face a challenge in development of the budget for the next biennium. More
September 21, 2010 -- Houston-Galveston Area Council Executive Director Jack Steele today told the H-GAC Board of Directors that there has been some movement in the next phase of the Community Development Block Grant Hurricane Recovery Program. More
September 06, 2010 -- Awakened Yoga Studio will hold a free yoga class on Sugar Land Town Square on September 6. More
August 18, 2010 -- Congressman Al Green on Monday presented the US 90A Commuter Rail Project to the Fort Bend County business community. More
August 17, 2010 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors today voted unanimously to approve the Community Development Block Grant Second Round Regional Allocation Formula Method of Distribution. More
August 05, 2010 -- Harris County Judge Ed Emmett, Fort Bend County Commissioner James Patterson and the Houston-Galveston Area Council officially kicked off Commute Solutions Month on July 29 with a press conference and transportation fair. More
July 20, 2010 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council today voted unanimously to "release for public comment" the proposed Community Development Block Grant Second Round Regional Allocation Formula August 2010 Method Of Distribution that had previously been approved unanimously by the H-GAC Hurricane Ike Recovery Committee. More
July 07, 2010 -- Galveston Mayor Joe Jaworski has published an announcement that “all 32 miles of Galveston’s beaches are clean, safe, open and awaiting summer tourists”. More
July 06, 2010 -- The Texas Department of Transportation reports that US 59, the Southwest Freeway, will be closed between SH 99 and the Brazos River in Fort Bend County during the next weekend. More
June 26, 2010 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Transportation Policy Council on Friday voted unanimous approval of the 2011-2014 Transportation Improvement Plan. More
June 24, 2010 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council and Fort Bend Transit will officially kick off the new Fort Bend County Express Park & Ride Service on Monday at the Fort Bend County Fairgrounds. More
June 21, 2010 -- Houston TranStar today announced that it has recently installed additional closed circuit television cameras along the Hardy and Fort Bend toll roads. More
June 15, 2010 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors today voted 21-5 to defeat a motion to negotiate a contract with the Greater Houston Partnership, for an amount not to exceed $400,000, to provide “layoff aversion services” to at risk businesses in the region. More
May 18, 2010 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors today approved participation in the funding of three projects totaling $4.5 million including a $100,000 allocation for a farmers market in Seabrook. More
May 17, 2010 -- Texas Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson today sought to calm concerns about the oil slick from the Deepwater Horizon spill and potential effects on the Texas coast. More
May 11, 2010 -- The Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday for the official opening of its new VA Outpatient Clinic in Richmond. More
May 10, 2010 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council and Area Agency on Aging will host listening sessions on the needs of older Texans, with sessions at various locations starting Wednesday. More
April 21, 2010 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a list of contractors who responded to a request for proposals for the Workforce Summer Jobs Program. More
March 28, 2010 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Transportation Policy Council on Friday approved several amendments to the 2008-2011 Transportation Improvement Program and the 2035 Regional Transportation Plan. More
March 19, 2010 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council has announced that the River, Lakes, Bays 'n Bayous Trash Bash will be held on March 27. More
March 16, 2010 -- The Texas Department of Transportation is soliciting comment on revisions to department transportation planning and programming rules that will be posted in the Texas Register on March 19. More
February 21, 2010 -- The League of Women Voters of the Houston Area has announced the publication of the Voters Guides for the Harris and Fort Bend County Primary elections. More
February 16, 2010 -- Executive Director Jack Steele today updated the Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors on second round Community Development Block Grant disaster recovery funding in light of concerns by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development that the state’s initial plan did not allocate adequate housing funds to meet unmet needs in Harris, Galveston and Orange counties. More
February 16, 2010 -- The Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center will open a new outpatient clinic in Richmond on May 14. More
February 02, 2010 -- The American Shore and Beach Preservation Association complained that the President's proposed budget "does little to reduce coastal hazards or provide incentives for smart coastal growth policies". More
February 02, 2010 -- Congressman Al Green recently met with Houston-area elected officials, as well as representatives of the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County to discuss the development of an action plan to implement the U.S. 90A Corridor that would connect downtown Houston and the Texas Medical Center with Missouri City and other cities located in Fort Bend County. More
January 29, 2010 -- The West Fort Bend County Republican Women's Club will host a candidate forum for Fort Bend District Attorney and County Court At Law No. 2 on February 11. More
January 19, 2010 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council today held a spirited discussion of the method of distribution of Community Development Block Grant Funds, but took no action at the meeting. More
January 16, 2010 -- Dickinson City Council Member Kerry Neves was elected Chair of the Houston-Galveston Area Council at the council of government's annual meeting on Friday at the Westin Galleria in Houston. More
January 15, 2010 -- Dickinson City Council Member Kerry Neves will be sworn in as Chair of the Board of Directors of the Houston-Galveston Area Council at the council of government's General Assembly Meeting tonight. More
January 06, 2010 -- Today maintenance crews in Harris, Brazoria, Fort Bend, Galveston, Montgomery and Waller Counties will be spraying a magnesium chloride solution on elevated structures to prevent any moisture accumulation from freezing. More
December 17, 2009 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council 2010 General Assembly Annual Meeting has been set for Friday, January 15, 2010 in the Monarch Ballroom at the Westin Galleria Hotel in Houston. More
December 14, 2009 -- The United States Census Bureau is seeking employees for the 2010 Census. More
December 10, 2009 -- The Salvation Army Greater Houston Area Command on Wednesday announced that it is in need of new, unwrapped gift donations for local children and seniors registered for Christmas assistance. More
December 08, 2009 -- The Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center in Houston today announced that it is planning to open outpatient clinics in Richmond, Lake Jackson, Katy and Tomball, as well as re-open its Texas City clinic, next year. More
November 18, 2009 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council on Tuesday announced that representatives from Home Rule Cities have chosen Stafford City Council Member Cecil Willis and Dickinson City Council Member Kerry Neves as members of the H-GAC Board of Directors. More
October 30, 2009 -- The Texas oyster season will open November 1, but due to health risks there will be several areas closed to harvest. More
October 21, 2009 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors on Tuesday voted unanimously to negotiate several contracts recommended by the Gulf Coast Workforce Board. More
October 16, 2009 -- The Republican Party of Fort Bend County will hold a "grand old picnic" on October 18. More
September 30, 2009 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council on Tuesday announced that the efforts of the Texas Stream Team, part of the H-GAC's Clean Rivers Program, have helped recover absent aquatic life in streams and implement best management practices at waste water treatment facilities in the Houston-Galveston area. More
September 16, 2009 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors on Tuesday voted unanimously to endorse a position statement on second round funding of Community Development Block Grant Funds by the Office of Rural Community Affairs. More
September 08, 2009 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council will host public meetings on September 22 and 24 to discuss safety and mobility improvements along the southern section of Highway 6 between FM 521 and Highway 45. More
August 14, 2009 -- The City of Sugar Land has begun posting warning signs in all city school zones notifying drivers of a new law prohibiting the use of cellular phones in crossing zones. More
August 06, 2009 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council will host a public meeting on August 13 for comment on the current Transportation Improvement Plan. More
July 30, 2009 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council on Wednesday issued reminder for residents to stay informed on their rights under the Fair Housing Act. More
July 20, 2009 -- A Town Hall meeting was held at Sugar Land City Hall on June 25 to provide residents an update on the Imperial redevelopment project. More
July 01, 2009 -- The United States Small Business Administration's Houston District Office on Tuesday announced that July 14 is the deadline to apply for a disaster loan for damages resulting from storms on April 27-28. More
June 23, 2009 -- Brazos Bend Elementary School was the overall "Biggest Winner" in a two week program, partly created by The Oliver Foundation and Baylor College of Medicine, aimed at creating healthy habits. More
June 21, 2009 -- Fort Bend County No. 34, which serves the subdivisions of Seven Meadows and Hickory Creek has cancelled a boil water notice at the request of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. More
June 19, 2009 -- The Greater Katy Exchange Club 2009-10 officers and directors were installed on June 17. More
June 15, 2009 -- A town hall meeting has been scheduled for June 25 in Sugar Land to provide residents an update on the Imperial redevelopment project, including Cherokee Investments’ recent announcement of a new development partner. More
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