News & Information from the City of Sugar Land
Dr. Joe Anzaldua, Sugar Land's public health authority, is working closely with regional and state public health officials as part of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention's investigation into the worldwide outbreak of the novel corona virus. The CDC believes that the immediate risk to the American public continues to be low at this time, but the situation continues to evolve rapidly.
There is currently no vaccine to prevent 2019-nCoV infection. The best way to prevent infection is to avoid being exposed to this virus. Everyday preventive actions to help prevent the spread of respiratory viruses
- washing hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds; If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer;
- avoid the touching of eyes, noses and mouths with unwashed hands;
- avoid close contact with people who are sick;
- staying home when sick;
- covering coughs or sneezes with tissues, then throwing the tissues in the trash; and
- cleaning and disinfecting frequently touched objects and surfaces.
For more information, visit www.sugarlandtx.gov/DiseaseAndOutbreaks.
Learn about the city's initiatives in response to changes in the recycling market including raising awareness and educational efforts.
The City of Sugar Land is hiring! Visit our jobs page, see all open positions, and apply.
2019 Annual Report2019 was another monumental year in Sugar Land. It was a year of goals set and goals met. The 2019 Annual Report is a review of major accomplishments and how we strive for excellence "The Sugar Land Way".
Road Safety for AllEveryone has different preferences when it comes to transportation, but at one time or another most people are either a driver or a pedestrian. Watch this and other informative videos and learn more about walker safety - or, if a driver, how to be safe around pedestrians and bicyclists.
Notice of Adopted 2019 Tax Rate
The City of Sugar Land adopted a tax rate that will raise more taxes for maintenance and operations than last year's tax rate. The tax rate will effectively be raised by 9.48 percent and will raise taxes for maintenance and operations on a $100,000 home by approximately $15.74.
The city tax bill for the average value home of $375,289, with a 12% homestead exemption will increase by $24 compared to last year’s tax bill.