Posted on: December 28, 2016

Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land to Host Community Open House

Sugar Land, Texas - The city of Sugar Land and ACE SL, LLC will host a special public open house of the Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land on Jan. 7 from noon to 4 p.m.

The new world-class venue for performing arts, music, comedy, family entertainmen...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: December 22, 2016

Historic Prison Cemetery Preserved, Honored

Historic Prison Cemetery Preserved, Honored

Sugar Land, TX - The city of Sugar Land and the Fort Bend County Historical Commission recently unveiled a Texas historical marker at the site of a prison cemetery that’s more than a 100 years old.

The cemetery contains the remains of prisoners and gua...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: December 15, 2016

Bring a New Family Member Home for Holidays

Sugar Land, TX - The Sugar Land Animal Shelter is offering a special intended to provide every shelter dog and cat with a loving home for the holidays. From Dec. 17-24, dogs and puppies will be available for $30 instead of the normal fee of $105, and cat...Read on... 2016 City News Releases
Posted on: December 15, 2016

Sugar Land Employees Participate in Holiday Giving

Sugar Land Employees Participate in Holiday Giving  Sugar land, TX - City of Sugar Land employees sponsored 112 children and adults for the Fort Bend Rainbow Room Christmas Angel Project. The Fort Bend Rainbow Room is a charitable organization dedicated to helping children and families in crisis by suppo...Read on... 2016 City News Releases
Posted on: December 13, 2016

Holiday Waste Collection, Tree Recycling

Sugar Land, TX - Residents will have several opportunities to dispose of solid waste immediately after Christmas and New Year’s Day – holidays that typically result in oversized garbage. Solid waste collection will occur on regularly...Read on... 2016 City News Releases
Posted on: December 12, 2016

Thermo Fisher Scientific Cleans Contaminated City Ditch

Sugar Land, TX - Thermo Fisher has removed contamination from seven properties and the City’s east-west portion of the ditch near Thermo Fisher’s facility at 1410 Gillingham Lane. Remediation of the north-south portion of the City&...Read on... 2016 City News Releases
Posted on: December 12, 2016

Deadline Nears for Citizen Academies

Sugar Land, TX - Citizen academy applications are due Dec. 31. The programs provide opportunities for residents to learn about the roles of the fire department and the police department through hands-on instruction and experiences. Citizens Fire Acade...Read on... 2016 City News Releases
Posted on: December 12, 2016

Ring in the New Year in Sugar Land Town Square

Sugar Land, Texas– Make this New Year’s Eve a sweet one to remember with a vibrant celebration for all ages featuring world-class entertainment, state-of-the-art technology and a unique 3D midnight light show! Sugar Land’s ...Read on... 2016 City News Releases
Posted on: December 8, 2016

Police Searching for Man Who Attacked Woman

Surveillance video posted at www.sugarlandtx.gov/theft165737 Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land police are looking for a man who attacked a woman in her front yard in the 1200 block of Spinnaker Way and stole her purse on Nov. 27. The woman said she had arriv...Read on... 2016 City News Releases
Posted on: December 5, 2016

Police Searching for Female Bank Robber

Surveillance video posted at www.sugarlandtx.gov/bankrobbery_165790 Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land police are looking for a woman who robbed a bank on Dec. 1. The woman walked into the Chase Bank, 4997 Sweetwater Blvd., at 3:45 p.m. and handed a note to an...Read on... 2016 City News Releases
Posted on: December 1, 2016

Home Invasion Arrests Clear August Robbery

Home Invasion Arrests Clear August Robbery Sugar Land, TX - Four men have been arrested on charges related to a home invasion in August. Leonel Cruz, 18, Eduardo Villanueva, 29, John Anthony Ramirez, 18, and Larry Wayne Cinco, 30, all of Houston, were arrested and charged with aggravated robbery ...Read on... 2016 City News Releases
Posted on: November 28, 2016

Sugar Land’s 14th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Right Around Corner!

Sugar Land, TX - Mr. and Mrs. Claus are bringing their holiday magic to Sugar Land Town Square for the 14th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting on Thursday, Dec. 1, from 5-8 p.m. The steps of City Hall will light up with holiday cheer and entertainment as co...Read on... 2016 City News Releases
Posted on: November 22, 2016

Team Industrial Services Inc. to Expand Corporate Headquarters in Sugar Land

Sugar Land, TX - Team Industrial Services Inc. has announced plans to expand their current corporate headquarters in the city of Sugar Land as part of its recent acquisition of the Furmanite Corporation. An incentive package was created by the City&...Read on... 2016 City News Releases
Posted on: November 16, 2016

City of Sugar Land Welcomes ABM, a Fortune 500 Company, to Sugar Land’s Corporate Community

Sugar Land, TX - The Sugar Land Development Corporation recently approved an agreement with ABM as the Company relocates its corporate shared services operations to the City of Sugar Land. ABM, a Fortune 500 company and a leading provider of facility so...Read on... 2016 City News Releases
Posted on: November 15, 2016

Sugar Land Approves Annexation of New Territory and Greatwood by December 2017

Sugar Land, TX - The city of Sugar Land is set to annex Greatwood and New Territory on Dec. 12, 2017. When finalized, Sugar Land will grow by more than 30 percent, from a current population of 87, 367 to more than 117,000 residents. At its Nov. 15 meeti...Read on... 2016 City News Releases
Posted on: November 15, 2016

SL4B Joint CIP Grant applications Due Jan. 3

Sugar Land, TX - The Sugar Land 4B Corporation is seeking applications for its Joint Capital Improvement Program Grant Program available to community-based organizations. Eligible projects include projects such as improvements to public parks, park faci...Read on... 2016 City News Releases
Posted on: November 3, 2016

City, Sugar Land Legacy Foundation Call for Inaugural Legacy Award Nominations

Sugar Land, TX - The Sugar Land Office of Economic Development is partnering with the Sugar Land Legacy Foundation to recognize individuals and businesses that have made a significant, lasting impact on economic development and overall prosperity in the C...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: October 27, 2016

Video Shows Vehicle in Area During Drive-By Shooting in Telfair Subdivision

Surveillance video posted at http://www.sugarlandtx.gov/dc165091 Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land police are looking for a vehicle possibly involved in a drive-by shooting in the 7700 block of Stanwick on Oct. 16. A man told police he was inside his home wi...Read on... 2016 City News Releases
Posted on: October 27, 2016

Sugar Land Lands Another Accolade as Nation’s Best

Sugar Land, TX - Top-notch services, plenty to do and a tax-friendly climate recently earned Sugar Land recognition by Money Magazine as the “Best Place to Retire” in the South.  “One critical factor to consider: ho...Read on... 2016 City News Releases
Posted on: October 26, 2016

Sugar Land’s Fall, Winter City Event Lineup Released

Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land’s most anticipated annual events are on the horizon! All of the events are fun, free and located in the heart of the City at Sugar Land Town Square. On Sunday, Oct. 30, from 4-8 p.m., Sugar Land Town Square will tra...Read on... 2016 City News Releases
Posted on: October 26, 2016

City of Sugar Land Special Events Win Awards

Sugar Land, TX - The Texas Festivals and Events Association (TFEA) and International Festivals and Events Association (IFEA) recently recognized City of Sugar Land special events during 2016 awards ceremonies. The City received six awards in the followi...Read on... 2016 City News Releases
Posted on: October 24, 2016

Smoking Thief Caught on Camera Stealing Tools from Garage

Surveillance video posted at http://www.sugarlandtx.gov/burglary164855

Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land police are looking for a man seen on video stealing tools from a garage in the 3100 block of East Hickory Park Circle on Sept. 29.

A man told polic...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: October 19, 2016

Sugar Land Approves Remediation Agreement with Thermo Fisher Scientific

Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land City Council approved an agreement on Oct. 18 with Thermo Fisher Scientific that ensures the remediation of contaminated property and the surveying and remediation of surrounding properties.

On April 20, 2015, the City of Su...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: October 14, 2016

Obey the Law: Don’t Pass Stopped School Buses

Sugar Land, TX - In recognition of National School Bus Safety Week from Oct. 17-21, the Sugar Land Police Department reminds motorists that drivers must stop in both directions for school busses when flashing red lights are activated.

Police will be ac...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: October 13, 2016

Police Searching for Hit-and-Run Driver

Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land police are looking for a driver involved in a hit-and-run accident on Monday that’s left a 71-year-old man fighting for his life.

Police responded to an auto-pedestrian accident at Commonwealth Boulevard and Dynasty Place ju...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: October 12, 2016

National Rating Agencies Recognize Sugar Land’s Strong Economy

Sugar Land, TX - A strong economy that has outpaced the nation in job and income growth was cited by Fitch Ratings and Standard & Poor’s Global Ratings when reaffirming Sugar Land’s “AAA” bond rating.

Both companies specialize in credit ratings, co...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: October 12, 2016

Man with Crow Bar Confronted Inside Chevy Dealership

Surveillance video posted at www.sugarlandtx.gov/burglary164389

Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land police are looking for two people who were involved in a burglary at Classic Chevrolet, 13115 Southwest Freeway, on Sept. 4.

An off-duty police officer wor...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: October 6, 2016

Sugar Land 101 Class Applications Close Oct. 31

Sugar Land, TX - The City of Sugar Land will accept applications through Oct. 31 for the next Sugar Land 101 class scheduled to begin in January 2017. Sugar Land 101 participants learn about City operations from Sugar Land’s top managers. The class also i...

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2016 City News Releases
Posted on: October 6, 2016

Town Hall Meet for District 1 Set for Oct. 26

Sugar Land, TX - A Town Hall meeting for City Council District 1 is scheduled for Oct. 26, from 6-8 p.m., at the T.E. Harman Senior Center, 226 Matlage Way.

Residents are invited to attend a meet and greet from 6-6:30 p.m. to speak with District 1...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: October 4, 2016

Provide Input on Online Town Hall for Public Art Plan

Sugar Land, TX - Residents are encouraged to provide comments on Sugar Land’s Public Art Plan through an Online Town Hall available at www.sugarlandtx.gov/onlinetownhall through mid October.

The Public Art Plan is intended to improve the quality of l...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: October 4, 2016

International Artists Bring Their Mother-Son Collaboration to Sugar Land

Sugar Land, TX - The City of Sugar Land and the Sugar Land Cultural Arts Foundation (SLCAF) will provide a free exhibition opening and artist demonstration with Sugar Land-area artist Mark Chen and Shiao-Nan Chen on Oct. 8, at 10 a.m., at the Sugar Land A...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: September 30, 2016

Town Hall Meet for Districts 3, 4 Set for Oct. 19

Sugar Land, TX - A Town Hall meeting for City Council Districts 3 and 4 is scheduled for Oct. 19, from 6-8 p.m., at the First Colony Conference Center, 3232 Austin Parkway.

Residents are invited to attend a meet and greet from 6-6:30 p.m. to speak wi...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: September 26, 2016

City Partners to bring TEDxSugarLand, ‘Small Town, HUGE Ideas’ to Sugar Land

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Sugar Land, TX – The City of Sugar Land and the Aga Khan Council for Southwestern United States and the World Affairs Council Houston will provide a free screening of TEDxSugarLand on Oct. 8, at 7 p.m., in the Sugar Land Town Square plaza, 15958 City Walk...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: September 21, 2016

Vests to Protect Police Officers from Snipers, Assault Rifles

Sugar Land, TX – The Sugar Land Police Department will purchase an additional 27 “active-shooter” ballistic vests, adding to a planned acquisition intended to protect officers from criminals using high-powered rifles.

The purchase of the extra vests is...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: September 20, 2016

Free Program to Feature Inaugural Performance by Fort Bend Symphony Orchestra Chorus

Sugar Land, TX - The City of Sugar Land is partnering with the Fort Bend Symphony Orchestra and the Aga Khan Council for Southwestern United States for a free performance on Saturday, Sept. 24, at 4 p.m., at the Ismaili Jamatkhana and Center, 1700 First C...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: September 14, 2016

Telfair Tract 5 Public Hearing Set for Sept. 22

Sugar Land, TX - The Sugar Land Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a public hearing on a zoning application for Tract 5 in Telfair on Sept. 22.

The plan contains a mixture of proposed office, retail, restaurant and hotel uses, as well as a propo...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: September 9, 2016

Applications for Sugar Land Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council Now Online

Sugar Land, TX - Applications for the 2016-2017 Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council (MYAC) are now available at https://volunteer.sugarlandtx.gov/pages/app:TG3AK8SRNFM0CBKI. Interested students should submit completed applications by Sept. 19 at 5 p.m.

The ...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: September 7, 2016

Police Release Home Invasion Suspect Sketch

Police Release Home Invasion Suspect Sketch

Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land police are looking for two men who forced their way into a 46-year-old woman’s house, kicked her in the head, tied her up, and searched her home for cash and other valuables.

The woman was alone in her house in the 4600 bloc...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: September 1, 2016

Police Searching for Brazen Party City Thief

Surveillance video posted at http://www.sugarlandtx.gov/theft164188

Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land police are looking for a woman seen on surveillance video stealing a wallet from another woman inside Party City, 16734 Southwest Freeway.

The victim s...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: August 30, 2016

Sugar Land’s Halloween Town Set for Sugar Land Town Square

SUGAR LAND, Texas - Calling all ghosts and goblins galore! Halloween Town returns to Sugar Land Town Square on Sunday, Oct. 30, from 4-8 p.m. All little witches, superheroes, princesses and other creative characters are invited to bring their families an...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: August 29, 2016

Serial Bank Robber Wanted Throughout the Nation Confesses

Serial Bank Robber Wanted Throughout the Nation Confesses

Pursuit and apprehension video posted at www.sugarlandtx.gov/robbery15-4353

Sugar Land, TX - Charles L. Wood, 49, of Louisiana, was recently found guilty of a bank robbery in Sugar Land last year.

He entered Compass BBVA Bank, 14121 Southwest Freewa...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: August 29, 2016

T.E. Harman Center Seeks Vendors for Senior Pink Walk, Health Fair

Sugar Land, TX - Staff at the T.E. Harman Senior Center invite all medical centers, Medicare services, group homes, elderly care services, cancer centers and other health and wellness related groups to participate as a vendor in the City’s annual Senior P...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: August 23, 2016

Police Release Image of Man Who Answered Stolen Phone

Police Release Image of Man Who Answered Stolen Phone

Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land police are looking for a man who answered a Facetime call on a stolen iPhone.

A woman told police her 13-year-old son was inside First Colony Mall near Spencer’s on Saturday. He left his phone on a bench while talking with ...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: August 22, 2016

Sugar Land to Host ‘Welcome Home Celebration’ for Olympians

Sugar Land, TX - The City of Sugar Land will host a “Welcome Home Celebration” for Simone Manuel and Steven López on Aug. 25, from 5:30-7:30 p.m., at Sugar Land Town Square.

The two Olympians recently competed in the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Jan...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: August 17, 2016

Police Release Surveillance Video of Craigslist Robber

Surveillance video posted at http://www.sugarlandtx.gov/robbery164001

Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land police are looking for a man who answered a Craigslist ad, attacked the seller and stole his merchandise.

The victim told police he posted an advertis...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: August 15, 2016

Telfair Zoning Application Public Hearing Rescheduled for Sept. 22

Sugar Land, TX - A public hearing on a zoning application for the Tract 5 property – an area located south of U.S. Highway 59 and east of University Boulevard – will be held on Sept. 22 instead of Sept. 13 as originally planned.

Newland Communities inf...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: August 15, 2016

City of Sugar Land Approves New School Zone Times

Sugar Land, TX - Due to changes to Fort Bend ISD’s classroom schedule, the City of Sugar Land modified school zone times for the 2016-2017 school year.

Fort Bend ISD notified the City that the district modified daily schedules to comply with Texas Hou...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: August 15, 2016

SLPD to Target Highway Impaired Driving during Labor Day Holiday

Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land police will target drunk driving from Aug. 19 through Sept 5.

The Labor Day holiday enforcement is funded by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) through a Selective Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP) grant. The S...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: August 15, 2016

Applications Available for Fall 2016 Citizens Police Academy

Sugar Land, TX - The Sugar Land Police Department is accepting applications for the 58th session of the Citizens Police Academy (CPA). Classes are scheduled from Sept. 22 through Dec. 15 on Thursday evenings from 7-10 p.m. and one Saturday from 8 a.m. to ...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: August 8, 2016

Commission Considers Telfair Zoning Application

Sugar Land, TX - Newland Communities submitted a revised Planned Development general development plan zoning application on May 16 for the Tract 5 property, an area located south of U.S. Highway 59 and east of University Boulevard.

The rezoning applic...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: August 4, 2016

Citizen Group Donates New Badges to SLPD

Citizen Group Donates New Badges to SLPD

Sugar Land, TX - The Sugar Land Police Academy Alumni Association donated 150 new badges totaling more than $20,000 to the Sugar Land Police Department.

The new badges replace those currently used by SLPD, described as stock badges ordered from a commo...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: August 4, 2016

Surveillance Video Identifies Suspect in Burglaries

Video posted at www.sugarlandtx.gov/burglary163581

Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land police are looking for a man seen on surveillance video burglarizing a home in the 3300 block of Big Horn Court on July 16.

A woman said her boyfriend left their garage...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: August 4, 2016

Public Meeting Set for Parks, Recreation, Open Space Master Plan Update

Sugar Land, TX - A public meeting to receive feedback on an update of the City’s Parks, Recreation and Open Space Master Plan is scheduled for Aug. 17, at 6:30 p.m., at Sugar Land City Hall, 2700 Town Center Boulevard Drive.

The Parks, Recreation and ...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: August 3, 2016

Imperial Redevelopment District Board of Directors Application Posted Online

Sugar Land, TX - The City of Sugar Land is accepting applications to serve on the Imperial Redevelopment District Board of Directors.

The five-member Board of Directors is appointed by the City Council, and the directors serve staggered four-year ter...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: August 2, 2016

Police Search for Shoplifters Who Fought with Store Employees

Surveillance video posted at http://www.sugarlandtx.gov/robbery163327

Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land police are looking for three people who stole merchandise from JC Penney, 16529 Southwest Freeway, on July 2 just before 3 p.m.

Two women were seen lea...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: July 21, 2016

City Manager Submits Proposed Budget

Sugar Land, TX - City Manager Allen Bogard recently submitted to City Council a proposed $260.4 million budget for fiscal year 2017.

The focus of the proposed budget maintains existing service levels but adds no new services except for the completion...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: July 21, 2016

Commission to Consider Telfair Zoning Application

Sugar Land, TX - The Sugar Land Planning and Zoning Commission will review a zoning application on July 28 for property at the southeast corner of University Boulevard and U.S. Highway 59.

Newland Communities submitted a revised Planned Development (PD...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: June 24, 2016

Zimmerman, Joyce Declared Winners in Runoff Election

Zimmerman, Joyce Declared Winners in Runoff Election

Sugar Land, TX - Joe R. Zimmerman and Mary K. Joyce were recently declared winners for the positions of mayor and at-large position two, respectively. They took their oaths of office on June 21 after winning runoff elections on June 11.

Zimmerman bec...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: June 24, 2016

City Council Approves Targeted Tax Cuts for Homeowners

Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land City Council took the first step to approve targeted tax cuts for homeowners on June 21 by voting to increase the homestead exemption from 8 to 10 percent, effective with 2016 values.

The decision, based on a recommendatio...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: June 23, 2016

Financial Management Policy Statements Updated

Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land City Council recently updated the City’s Financial Management Policy Statements (FMPS), principles that guide the management of City finances.

Every two years, the policy statements are reviewed to ensure they address topi...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: June 17, 2016

Final Details for Star Spangled Spectacular Released

Sugar Land, TX - The City of Sugar Land’s Fourth of July Celebration is scheduled for Monday, July 4, from 6-10 p.m., at Constellation Field, 1 Stadium Drive. Gates will open at 5:30 p.m.

This year’s event will highlight America’s favorite sport – bas...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: June 17, 2016

Sugar Land Police Sergeant Recognized for Keeping Children Safe Online

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Sugar Land, TX - The Texas Center for the Missing named Sugar Land police Sgt. Matt Levan “TCM Friend of the Month” for June.

Levan’s selection recognizes:

  • his work to promote online safety as an Internet Safety NetSmartz trainer; and
  • the arrests of n...
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2016 City News Releases
Posted on: June 16, 2016

Sugar Land Reopens Parks After Historic Brazos River Flooding

Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land Memorial Park and Pawm Springs Dog Park reopened today after temporary closures caused by historic river flooding.

More than 18 inches of rainfall north of Sugar Land last month caused the Brazos River to crest at 54.8 feet...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: June 16, 2016

Images of Burglary Suspects Caught on Home Surveillance Video

Surveillance video posted at http://www.sugarlandtx.gov/burglary_162642

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land police are searching for three men seen on surveillance video breaking into a home in the 13800 block of Abbey Lane on May 24 just before 2 p.m.

Th...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: June 15, 2016

Credit Card Thiefs Caught on Video

Surveillance video posted at http://www.sugarlandtx.gov/ccabuse162603

Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land police are looking for two people seen on surveillance video using stolen credit cards to purchase more than $4,000 in merchandise.

A woman told po...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: June 14, 2016

Serve Your City Government, Apply for Boards and Commissions

Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land is looking for volunteers interested in giving their time, energy and expertise to serve as members on the City’s boards and commissions, groups that provide valuable insight and advice on various issues and events.

City Co...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: June 9, 2016

Police Searching for Robbery & Shoplifting Suspect

Surveillance video posted at http://www.sugarlandtx.gov/robbery162808

Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land police are looking for a suspect seen on surveillance video stealing merchandise from the First Colony Mall Macy’s store and strong-arming a woman to stea...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: June 8, 2016

Sugar Land to Seek Public Input for Ethics Code

Sugar Land, TX - The City of Sugar Land’s Citizens Ethics Task Force has scheduled a meeting on July 7, at 6 p.m., at Sugar Land City Hall, 2700 Town Center Blvd. North, to receive public input on the City’s Ethics Code for elected and appointed officials...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: June 8, 2016

Police Searching for Suspect Who Stole Woman’s Wallet

Surveillance video posted at www.sugarlandtx.gov/pd_160504

UPDATE: New surveillance video from a second bank, Chase Bank, that shows suspect: www.sugarlandtx.gov/pd_160504-2.

Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land police are looking for a woman seen on sur...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: June 7, 2016

Construction Begins for Smart Financial Centre Public Plaza

Construction Begins for Smart Financial Centre Public Plaza

Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land recently began construction of a 2.88-acre public plaza next to the Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land, a live entertainment venue located near University Boulevard and U.S. Highway 59.
Substantial completion of the plaza ...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: May 27, 2016

Sugar Land Installs Donated Sculptures to Town Square Plaza

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Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land recently installed two sculptures in Sugar Land Town Square’s public plaza – part of a 10-piece collection donated by a Sugar Land resident to the City through the Sugar Land Legacy Foundation.

Other statues are located at ...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: May 23, 2016

Newland Communities Submits Revised PD Application for Telfair Tract

Sugar Land, TX - Newland Communities submitted a revised Planned Development (PD) zoning application for the Telfair Tract 5 property on May 16.

The application is a proposal for about 87 acres, including the property at the southeast intersection of...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: May 19, 2016

Sugar Land Set for 8th Annual Memorial Day Ceremony

Sugar Land, TX - The City of Sugar Land will salute fallen soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country by hosting the 8th Annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday, May 30, at 10 a.m., at Sugar Land Memorial Park, 15300 University Blvd.

Th...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: May 17, 2016

Groups Collaborate to Clean Cullinan Park

Groups Collaborate to Clean Cullinan Park

Sugar Land, TX - On Saturday, May 7, the Sugar Land Employees in Early Development and the Sugar Land Parks and Recreation Department engaged about 65 volunteers for a clean-up day at Cullinan Park, 12414 Highway 6 South.

The park is the newest and la...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: May 11, 2016

Sugar Land Receives $500,000 Donation for Cullinan Park Development

Sugar Land, TX - The Cullinan Park Conservancy’s recent contribution of $500,000 to the city of Sugar Land is a milestone in the future development of Cullinan Park -- 754 acres of mostly inaccessible forest and wetlands north of Sugar Land Regional Airpo...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: May 10, 2016

Run-Off Election Set for Two Sugar Land Council Seats

Sugar Land, TX - A runoff election between Councilman Joe Zimmerman and Harish Jajoo and between Mary Joyce and Naomi Lam is scheduled for June 11.

Zimmerman and Jajoo are running for the position of mayor. The winner will replace Mayor James Thompson...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: May 10, 2016

City of Sugar Land to Canvass May 7 Election Results

Sugar Land, TX - City Council will canvass the official election returns on May 17 during the regular City Council meeting at 5:30 p.m.

Councilman Himesh Gandhi was re-elected to the at-large position 1 seat with 56 percent of the votes. He will be sw...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: May 6, 2016

Sugar Land Named Tree City USA

Sugar Land, TX - The Arbor Day Foundation recently recognized Sugar Land as a 2015 Tree City USA community, the fifth consecutive year the City has received the prestigious distinction.

Four standards are considered for Tree City USA recognition, inclu...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: May 5, 2016

City of Sugar Land Strengthens Economic Incentive Programs

Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land City Council and the Sugar Land Development Corporation (SLDC) recently increased minimum requirements for tax abatements and direct incentives used to attract targeted businesses.

The effort was intended to ensure Sugar La...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: May 3, 2016

Sugar Land Celebrates National Travel and Tourism Initiative

Sugar Land, TX – Visit Sugar Land Convention and Visitor Services, the City of Sugar Land’s official Tourism program, has partnered with the city’s Cultural Arts program, to expand the U.S. Travel Association’s National Travel and Tourism Week campaign fr...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: April 27, 2016

Constellation Field Exceeds Attendance Projections

Sugar Land, TX - As the Sugar Land Skeeters started their fifth minor league baseball season on April 21, 2016, a recent report showed Sugar Land’s Constellation Field once again exceeded attendance expectations in 2015 by 58 percent.

Baseball attendan...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: April 21, 2016

Celebrate America at Fourth Annual Star Spangled Spectacular

Sugar Land, TX - The City of Sugar Land’s Fourth of July Celebration is scheduled for Monday, July 4, from 6-10 p.m., at Constellation Field, 1 Stadium Drive. Gates will open at 5:30 p.m.

This year’s event will highlight America’s favorite sport – bas...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: April 15, 2016

Early Voting Begins April 25

Sugar Land, TX - Early voting for Sugar Land’s City Council and Charter Amendment election begins April 25. The complete schedule is posted at www.sugarlandtx.gov/earlyvoting.

The mayor and council member at-large positions one and two are on the May ...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: April 8, 2016

Thieves Target Abercrombie & Fitch in Two Shopping Malls

Surveillance video posted at www.sugarlandtx.gov/theft161535

Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land police are looking for three people who stole 30 jeans and 60 polo shirts valued at more than $5,500 from Abercrombie & Fitch in First Colony Mall, 16535 Sout...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: March 31, 2016

Parks and Recreation Department Partners to Attract Free Houston Grand Opera Performance

Sugar Land, TX - The City is partnering with the Houston Grand Opera and the Ismaili Jamatkhana and Center to offer a free informational performance on April 10, at 3 p.m., at the community/worship center, 1700 First Colony Blvd.

The performance is pa...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: March 28, 2016

Sugar Land Celebrates Bike to Work, School Day

Sugar Land, TX - Shape Up Fort Bend and the City of Sugar Land will celebrate National Bike Month on Friday, May 13 with the sixth annual Bike to Work Day and fourth annual Bike to School Day.

The event begins at 7:30 a.m. with fun, food and prizes at...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: March 24, 2016

Sugar Land, Heritage Foundation Partner in FotoFest 2016

Sugar Land, TX - The City of Sugar Land and The Sugar Land Heritage Foundation have partnered to organize a photography exhibition, Sugar Land: Life in a Company Town, which is currently open to the public at the Heritage Foundation’s interim museum throu...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: March 22, 2016

Surveillance Shows Suspects Stealing $7,000 in Cigarettes

Surveillance video posted at www.sugarlandtx.gov/theft-161127

Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land police are looking for two men who stole $7,000 worth of cigarettes from Exxon, 13233 Dairy Ashford, on March 3.

The men entered the store just before 4:20 p...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: March 22, 2016

Sugar Land Earth Day Celebration Scheduled for April 16

Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land’s Earth Day Celebration – called Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and Rock – will be held Saturday, April 16, from 1-5 p.m., on the plaza at Sugar Land Town Square.

This year’s Earth Day Celebration promises to be a rockin’ good time ...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: March 8, 2016

SLPD Targeting Impaired Driving during Spring Break

Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land police are conducting a special drunk driving enforcement initiative through March 21.

The enforcement period includes Spring Break and is funded by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) through a Selective Traffic...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: March 3, 2016

5th Annual Sugar Land KidsFish set for April 23

Sugar Land, TX - Ready, Get Set, Go Fish! Create a fun-filled memory with the kids by heading over to the 5th Annual Sugar Land KidsFish tournament held in partnership with Greater CCA Sugar Land and Houston Elks Lodge 151. The event takes place on Saturd...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: March 2, 2016

Sugar Land Police Warn Citizens of Telephone Scam

Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land Police are warning residents to be aware of unknown suspects making threatening calls pretending to be Fort Bend County or Harris County Sheriff deputies.

Police are investigating a number of scam phone calls in which the ...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: March 2, 2016

Surveillance Video Shows Suspect Burglarize Business Twice

Surveillance Video Shows Suspect Burglarize Business Twice

Surveillance video from Feb. 23 posted at www.sugarlandtx.gov/burglary0223Surveillance video from March 1 posted at www.sugarlandtx.gov/burglary_16-1092

Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land detectives are investigating two burglaries that occurred at Telfai...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: March 2, 2016

Sugar Land Participates in FotoFest’s 16th International Biennial

Sugar Land, TX - For the first time, Sugar Land is participating in FotoFest, an international biennial of photography and mixed media arts, taking place March 12 through April 24.

The FotoFest 2016 Biennial is FotoFest’s 16th consecutive internation...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: February 23, 2016

City Expands Recycling Program and Changes Bulky Waste Service Day

Sugar Land, TX - The City’s curbside residential recycling program is expanding to include textile and bulk cardboard. Both programs will be provided at no cost and will begin the week of March 28.

Textiles include clothing, shoes, purses, blankets, p...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: February 22, 2016

Sugar Land Receives Clean Audit

Sugar Land, TX - A recent external audit of Sugar Land’s financial records for fiscal year 2015 (Oct.1, 2014, through Sept. 30, 2015) received the highest level of assurance. Whitley Penn, LLP, served as the City’s external audit firm.

According to the...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: February 18, 2016

Crime Rate in Sugar Land Hits Historic Low

Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land’s violent crime rate decreased 22.86 percent last year, placing the City 78 percent lower than the state average and 76 percent below the nation when comparing 2015 to 2014.

The results were included in the Sugar Land Poli...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: February 17, 2016

Sugar Land Enhances Resources to Address Call Volume, Ensure Quality Service

Sugar Land, TX - The Sugar Land Fire-EMS Department responded to 8,118 calls for service during 2015, an increase of almost 800 over 2014. Emergency Medical Service (EMS) represented more than 64 percent of SLFD’s call volume, while structure fires were ...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: February 17, 2016

EGGStravaganza set for March 19

Sugar Land, TX - Hop on over to Eldridge Park on Saturday, March 19 for a chance to meet the legendary Easter bunny! The City of Sugar Land will be hosting its 32nd Annual EGGStravaganza from noon to 3 p.m. Don’t miss the chance to participate in this EG...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: February 9, 2016

Man Caught on Camera Stealing Package from Porch

Surveillance video posted at www.sugarlandtx.gov/theft020416

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land police are looking for a man seen on home surveillance video stealing packages from a house in the 1800 block of Thunder Lake Lane in the Gannoway Lake Estates s...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: February 5, 2016

Ethics Task Force Applications Accepted

Sugar Land, TX - The City of Sugar Land is accepting applications from community members to fill positions on the City’s Ethics Task Force, a citizen-based committee formed to update the City Council’s Ethics Code.

The code is designed to supplement ...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: January 26, 2016

T-Mobile Surveillance Video Shows Suspect

T-Mobile Surveillance Video Shows Suspect

Surveillance video posted at www.sugarlandtx.gov/robbery11716

Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land detectives are investigating an aggravated robbery that occurred at T-Mobile, 19916 Southwest Freeway, on Jan. 17.

Two employees said they closed the busine...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: January 22, 2016

Sugar Land Receives A+ From Citizens

Sugar Land, TX - Citizens gave Sugar Land unprecedented marks for public safety, quality of life, infrastructure, planning for growth, parks/recreation and more in a statistically valid Citizen Satisfaction Survey.

The survey is conducted every two yea...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: January 21, 2016

Cultural Kite Festival Set for Feb. 27

Sugar Land, TX - Come play with the clouds! Vibrant kites will once again accent the big Texas sky at the eight annual Cultural Kite Festival on Saturday, Feb. 27, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Sugar Land Memorial Park, 15300 University Blvd.

Activities ...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: January 20, 2016

The Sugar Gala – A Father/Daughter Dance

Sugar Land, TX - Dads are invited to bring their sweeties out to enjoy an evening of dancing at the Imperial Park Recreation Center (IPRC) on Feb. 20, from 6-8 p.m. . The Sugar Gala will be a special evening for dads and their sweet little girls to get ...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: January 20, 2016

Food Express Robbery Surveillance Video Shows Persons of Interest

Surveillance video posted at www.sugarlandtx.gov/PersonsOfInterest and www.sugarlandtx.gov/FoodExpressGunmen

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land detectives are looking for two men seen on surveillance video prior to a robbery at Food Express, 1314 Bournewood...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: January 19, 2016

Sugar Land Receives Invalid Petition to Eliminate Development Code

Sugar Land, TX - A petition submitted on Jan. 11 to rescind Sugar Land’s Development Code has been declared invalid because state law does not allow the use of initiative or referendum to amend zoning regulations.

The referendum petition process allows...Read on...

2016 City News Releases
Posted on: January 6, 2016

Sugar Land to Address 2015 Accomplishments, Vision for the Future

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land will partner with the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce to present a State of the City Address focusing on the City’s 2015 accomplishments. This is the eighth year that the City has presented an annual summary of activities to citi...Read on...

2016 City News Releases

Posted on: December 29, 2017

Public Meeting on Telfair-Tract 5 Development Set for Jan. 10

Sugar Land, Texas – A public meeting to discuss a draft plan for 95 acres near University Boulevard and U.S. Highway 59 is scheduled for Jan. 10, at 6:30 p.m., at the University Branch Library, 14010 University Blvd.

The masterplan will show draf...

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2017 City News Releases
Posted on: December 22, 2017

Independent Auditor Confirms Financial Neutrality of Annexation

Sugar Land, Texas – An independent, external auditor recently confirmed the financial neutrality of the annexation of Greatwood and New Territory.

City Council approved an agreement with Whitley Penn, LLP on Nov. 21 to review annexation data afte...

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2017 City News Releases
Posted on: December 15, 2017

Holiday Cheer Abundant, Plentiful with Events Through New Year’s Eve

Sugar Land, Texas – Holiday cheer will continue throughout December, as residents and visitors enjoy Christmas lights, ice skating and holiday entertainment galore at various locations throughout Sugar Land.

Be sure to check out the “To...

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2017 City News Releases
Posted on: December 15, 2017

Sugar Land’s Whiskerville Now Open for Pet Adoptions

Whiskerville Opens - December 17

Photo Caption: Visitors greet the cats in the new Whiskerville feline kennels.

Sugar Land, Texas – The city of Sugar Land celebrated the grand opening of Whiskerville, an expansion of their animal shelter facility, on Dec. 12. The event included ...

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2017 City News Releases
Posted on: December 14, 2017

Holiday, Bulky Waste Collection Scheduled for Holidays

Sugar Land, Texas – Solid waste collection in Sugar Land will not occur on Christmas and New Year’s Day.

All city residents except those living in Greatwood receive solid waste services from Republic Services and will have their trash p...

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2017 City News Releases
Posted on: December 12, 2017

Sugar Land Welcomes Greatwood, New Territory to City Family

Sugar Land, TX ­– Greatwood and New Territory are officially part of the city of Sugar Land as of 12:01 a.m. today.

The annexation of these communities was a deliberate, thoughtful process that required 10 years of planning, thought and p...

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2017 City News Releases
Posted on: December 12, 2017

Sugar Creek Drainage Improvements Now Complete

Sugar Creek Drainage Improvements Now Complete

Photo caption: Pictured is city of Sugar Land Mayor Joe Zimmerman with members of City Council, city staff, project managers and Sugar Creek residents.

Sugar Land, Texas – Drainage improvements within the Sugar Creek golf course and Longview Driv...

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2017 City News Releases
Posted on: December 8, 2017

Sign Ceremony to Commemorate Historic Annexation

Sugar Land, TX ­– The city of Sugar Land will join representatives of Greatwood and New Territory on Dec. 11 to unveil new population signs.

The events are planned to celebrate the annexation of both communities on Dec. 12 at midnight, a ...

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2017 City News Releases
Posted on: December 6, 2017

Customer Service Excellence Lands Court Clerk Coveted Certification

Customer Service Excellence Lands Court Clerk Coveted Certification

Photo Caption: Wright was recognized during a recent City Council meeting.  She is pictured center with family, co-workers, peers, the municipal court judge and City Council members.

SUGAR LAND, Texas.   Sugar Land Municipal Cour...

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2017 City News Releases
Posted on: December 6, 2017

Sugar Land’s AAA Bond Rating Affirmed; Refunding to Save $14.9 Million

Sugar Land, TX ­– Fitch Ratings and Standard & Poor’s Global Ratings recently reaffirmed Sugar Land’s “AAA” bond rating in connection with the city’s plan to reissue $78.2 million in general obligation refunding bonds, an action estimated to save appr...

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2017 City News Releases
Posted on: November 29, 2017

SL4B Joint CIP Grant Applications Due Jan. 2

Sugar Land, TX ­– The Sugar Land 4B Corporation is seeking applications for its Joint Capital Improvement Program grant program available to community-based organizations.

Eligible projects include improvements such as enhancements to pub...

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2017 City News Releases
Posted on: November 29, 2017

Open House Set to Celebrate Expanded Animal Shelter

Sugar Land, Texas – An animal shelter open house and ribbon cutting ceremony is scheduled for Dec. 12, from 3-5 p.m., at the newly expanded facility at 101 Gillingham Lane. Facility tours, hot cocoa, snacks, a visit from Santa and a ribbon cutti...

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2017 City News Releases
Posted on: November 22, 2017

Draft Parks, Recreation and Open Space Master Plan Open for Public Comment

Sugar Land, Texas -- The final draft of the Parks, Recreation and Open Space Master Plan (PROSMP) as recommended by the citizen-led Parks, Arts, Recreation, Culture and Streetscapes (PARCS) Board is open for public review and comment through Dec. 7 at www...

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2017 City News Releases
Posted on: November 16, 2017

Surveillance Video Shows Suspect Vehicle in Sugar Creek Subdivision Robbery

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Surveillance video posted at www.sugarlandtx.gov/robbery174825

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land police are looking for a vehicle seen on surveillance video during a robbery in the 300 block of Lakefront Court on Oct. 26.

A man told police he had just a...

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2017 City News Releases
Posted on: November 15, 2017

Sugar Land to Host 12 Days of Annexation

Sugar Land, Texas – The city of Sugar Land will host “12 Days of Annexation,” a series of days highlighting Sugar Land, New Territory and Greatwood locations while giving current and future residents a chance to win tickets t...

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2017 City News Releases
Posted on: November 15, 2017

Sugar Land’s 15th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Right Around Corner

Sugar Land, Texas – Mr. and Mrs. Claus and their elves are bringing holiday magic to Sugar Land Town Square for the 15th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting on Dec. 7 from 5-8 p.m.The steps of Sugar Land City Hall will light up with holiday cheer and...

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2017 City News Releases
Posted on: November 13, 2017

Sugar Land Among Nation’s Best at Engagement, Inclusion, Transparency

Sugar Land, Texas – The Center for Digital Government (CDG) named Sugar Land among the nation’s top five cities that successfully use technology to improve citizen services, enhance transparency and encourage citizen engagement.

Sugar L...

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2017 City News Releases
Posted on: November 9, 2017

Thieves Caught on Camera Stealing Purse

Surveillance video posted at www.sugarlandtx.gov/theft4892

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land police are looking for two women seen on surveillance video stealing a purse in Burlington Coat Factory, 13521 University Blvd., on Oct. 30.

A woman shopping in the store...

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2017 City News Releases
Posted on: November 1, 2017

Video Captures Man Breaking into House

Surveillance video posted at www.sugarlandtx.gov/burglary174347

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land police are looking for a man seen on surveillance video illegally entering a home in the 100 block of Honor Cove on Sept. 27.

The man is seen ringing the d...

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2017 City News Releases
Posted on: October 23, 2017

City, Sugar Land Legacy Foundation Call for Legacy Award Nominations

Sugar Land, TX ­– The Sugar Land Office of Economic Development and the Sugar Land Legacy Foundation is accepting nominations for Legacy Awards through Nov. 10.

The recognition honors individuals and businesses that have made a significant, lasting impact ...

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2017 City News Releases
Posted on: October 20, 2017

Amended Budget Emphasizes Harvey Recovery Efforts, Property Reappraisal Available for Residents

Sugar Land, Texas – In addition to budget reductions necessary to respond to current economic conditions, the budget amendment approved by the Sugar Land City Council on Oct. 19 also included an intentional emphasis on Hurricane Harvey recovery efforts.

Th...

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2017 City News Releases
Posted on: October 19, 2017

City Council Approves Budget Cuts, Keeps City Pool Open

Sugar Land, Texas – City Council recently approved more than $1.5 million in reductions to the fiscal year 2018 budget, cuts needed to address lower than budgeted sales tax – particularly in the oil and gas related business sectors &am...

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2017 City News Releases
Posted on: October 16, 2017

Sugar Land Council to Consider Budget Cuts

Sugar Land, Texas – City Council will consider recommended reductions of $1.58 million to the fiscal year 2018 budget, cuts needed to address lower than budgeted sales tax and property tax revenues.

The city will receive $600,000 less from proper...

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2017 City News Releases
Posted on: October 13, 2017

Public Hearing Set for Oct. 26

Sugar Land, Texas – The Sugar Land Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a public hearing on a draft Land Use Plan on Oct. 26, at 6:30 p.m., at Sugar Land City Hall, 2700 Town Center Blvd. North.

The Land Use Plan, also known as Chapter 6 of t...

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2017 City News Releases
Posted on: October 12, 2017

State Praises Completed Hurricane Harvey Debris Collection in Sugar Land

Sugar Land, Texas – The city of Sugar Land completed Hurricane Harvey debris cleanup on Oct. 5.

Approximately 1,900 cubic yards of storm debris were collected from approximately 250 flooded homes located mostly in the areas of Settlers Park, Sweetwater Sec...

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2017 City News Releases
Posted on: October 12, 2017

Public Meeting Set for Parks, Recreation and Open Space Master Plan Update

Sugar Land, TX ­– A final public meeting to receive feedback on the City’s Parks, Open Space and Recreation Master Plan update is scheduled for Oct. 25, at 6:30 p.m., at Sugar Land City Hall, 2700 Town Center Boulevard...

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2017 City News Releases
Posted on: October 11, 2017

Sugar Land Prepares for Annexation, Meets with Residents During NNO

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Sugar Land, Texas – Sugar Land continues to prepare for the annexation of Greatwood and New Territory on the effective annexation date of Dec 12 at 12:01 a.m.

The annexation process began in November 2007 and is a result of thoughtful, deliberate...

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2017 City News Releases
Posted on: October 10, 2017

Sugar Land Prepares for Halloween Town in Sugar Land Town Square

Sugar Land, Texas – Something’s brewing, and it will be a ghoulishly fun, wicked good time for everyone! Halloween Town is set for Sunday, Oct. 29, from 4-8 p.m., in Sugar Land Town Square. Admission is free and open to the public.

Hall...

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2017 City News Releases
Posted on: October 9, 2017

Police Searching for Burglary Suspects

Surveillance video posted at www.sugarlandtx.gov/burglary172922

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land police are looking for a man seen on surveillance video during a burglary on July 3 in the 1800 block of Hickory Court.

The homeowners told police...

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2017 City News Releases
Posted on: October 4, 2017

Sugar Land 101 Class Applications Close Nov. 13

Sugar Land, Texas – The city of Sugar Land will accept applications through Nov. 13 for the next Sugar Land 101 class scheduled to begin in January 2018.

Sugar Land 101 participants learn about city operations from Sugar Land’s...

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2017 City News Releases
Posted on: October 4, 2017

Sugar Land’s Fall City Event Lineup Released

Sugar Land, TX ­– Sugar Land’s most anticipated annual events are on the horizon! All of the events are fun, free and located in the heart of the city at Sugar Land Town Square.

On Sunday, Oct. 29, from 4-8 p.m., Sugar Land Town...

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2017 City News Releases
Posted on: September 29, 2017

Draft Land Use Plan Reflects Four Years of Public Input

Sugar Land, Texas – A citizen-led Land Use Advisory Committee (LUAC) has scheduled a public open house on Oct. 11, at 6 p.m., at Sugar Land City Hall, 2700 Town Center Blvd. North, to share a proposed update to the city’s Land...

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2017 City News Releases
Posted on: September 20, 2017

State Law Makes Sugar Land Streets Less Safe

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land City Council recently repealed a new distracted-driving ordinance after the Texas Legislature approved a less restrictive law that preempts local control.

Sugar Land’s law was approved in February and prohibi...

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2017 City News Releases
Posted on: September 15, 2017

City to Host Sugar Land Strong Event

Sugar Land, TX ­– Sugar Land will hold a community event called “Sugar Land Strong” on Sept. 23, at 5 p.m., at Sugar Land Town Square, located near U.S. Highway 59 and State Highway 6.  The event is intended ...

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2017 City News Releases
Posted on: September 13, 2017

Tax Rate and Budget to be Considered

Sugar Land, Texas – City Council will consider the 2017 tax rate and fiscal year 2018 budget at a regularly scheduled meeting on Sept. 19 at Sugar Land City Hall, 2700 Town Center Blvd. North.  Public hearings on the tax rate w...

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2017 City News Releases
Posted on: September 5, 2017

Applications for Sugar Land Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council Now Online

Sugar Land, TX ­– Applications for the 2017-2018 Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council (MYAC) are now available at https://volunteer.sugarlandtx.gov. Interested students should submit completed applications by Sept. 19 at 5 p.m.

The co...

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2017 City News Releases
Posted on: August 16, 2017

Serve City Government, Apply for Animal Advisory and PARCS Boards

Sugar Land, Texas – Sugar Land City Council has opened the recruitment process for the Animal Advisory and Parks, Arts, Recreation, Culture, Streetscapes (PARCS) boards and is looking for volunteers interested in giving their time, ener...

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2017 City News Releases
Posted on: August 11, 2017

Feedback Sought on Proposed Budget Emphasizing Financial Resiliency, Maximum Proposed Tax Rate

Sugar Land, Texas – A public hearing on a proposed $231 million budget for fiscal year 2018 is scheduled for Aug. 15, at 6 p.m., at Sugar Land City Hall, 2700 Town Center Blvd. North.

Public hearings on the proposed 2017 tax rate are sch...

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2017 City News Releases
Posted on: August 11, 2017

Sugar Land Mayor Meets with Governor to Preserve Quality of Life for Residents

Sugar Land, Texas – Sugar Land Mayor Joe Zimmerman met with Governor Greg Abbott last week as part of ongoing efforts to ensure the city is able to meet the expectations of its citizens to provide a safe community and quality city services.

Throug...

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2017 City News Releases
Posted on: August 8, 2017

Suspect Stares Straight at Surveillance Camera While Using Stolen Card

Video posted at www.sugarlandtx.gov/robbery173325

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land police are looking for a woman who used a stolen credit card at Family Dollar Store, 7302 Scott Street, on July 27 at 8 p.m.

The woman in the video is a heavy-s...

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2017 City News Releases
Posted on: August 4, 2017

SLPD to Target Highway Impaired Driving during Labor Day Holiday

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land police will target drunk driving from Aug. 18 through Sept 3.

The Labor Day holiday enforcement is funded by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) through a Selective Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP) grant. ...

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2017 City News Releases
Posted on: July 19, 2017

Proposed Budget Emphasizes Building Financial Resiliency

Sugar Land, Texas –  City Manager Allen Bogard recently submitted to City Council a proposed $231 million budget for fiscal year 2018, which begins Oct. 1, 2017. 

The proposed budget includes $208.6 million for operatio...

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2017 City News Releases
Posted on: July 13, 2017

License Plate Recognition Camera Leads to Arrest in Town Square Shooting

Photo of Jarodd Deon Wilson

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land police arrested a man who discharged a firearm near a business in Sugar Land Town Square on July 12.

Police began receiving reports of shots fired just before 11 p.m.  Witnesses said the shots were fired into ...

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2017 City News Releases
Posted on: June 23, 2017

Mayfield Park Expansion to Begin Soon

Mayfield Park Plan

Sugar Land, Texas – Sugar Land City Council recently approved approximately $1 million for the expansion of Mayfield Park.

The park is located behind the former Imperial Sugar refinery site near U.S. Highway 90A and Brooks Street.

Johnson...

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2017 City News Releases
Posted on: June 21, 2017

Fire-EMS Assessment Provides Valuable Feedback

Sugar Land, Texas – The Center for Public Safety Management’s (CPSM) recent assessment of the Sugar Land Fire-EMS Department confirmed that the city has a highly skilled and progressive department.

Results were recently shared ...

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2017 City News Releases
Posted on: June 21, 2017

City of Sugar Land Canvasses June 10 Election Results

Canvas Election Runoff Results June 17

Sugar Land, TX – City Council canvassed the official June 10 runoff election returns on June 20, and Carol K. McCutcheon received her oath of office for District 4.

McCutcheon, a retired engineer, replaces Councilmember Harish Jajoo who chose not...

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2017 City News Releases
Posted on: June 20, 2017

Predators Targeting Children Arrested in ‘Operation Broken Heart’

MEDIA AVAILABILITY: Officers representing the task force will be available for interviews at the Sugar Land Police Department on June 21 at 10 a.m.

Mug shots at http://www.sugarlandtx.gov/OpBrokenHeart  

Sugar Land, TX – Police participat...

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2017 City News Releases
Posted on: June 20, 2017

Suspects Seen on Cameras Using Card Stolen in Robbery

Video posted at  www.sugarlandtx.gov/robbery172652

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land police are looking two people who used stolen credit cards at stores in Houston and Stafford.

The cards were stolen during a robbery in Sugar Land on June 15. &...

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2017 City News Releases
Posted on: June 15, 2017

Lake Project Identified by Voters a Step Closer

Sugar Land, Texas – Sugar Land City Council recently approved a contract for the design of a voter-approved lake project at Brazos River Park.

The lake will be designed to accommodate canoeing and kayaking, activities that residents have...

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2017 City News Releases
Posted on: June 14, 2017

Crowded Shelter Prompts Special Adoption Fees

Sugar Land, TX ­– The Sugar Land Animal Shelter is offering a special adoption rate of $55 for dogs and $40 for cats through Aug. 6.

Any pets who have been at the shelter for more than 30 days are only $20. 

The normal fee of $110...

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2017 City News Releases
Posted on: June 12, 2017

Celebrate Star Spangled Spectacular at Newest City Venue

Sugar Land, TX ­– There’s a new look, new feel and new location for one of Sugar Land’s largest community events.

The city’s Fourth of July celebration is moving from Constellation Field to the brand new Sugar Land Festival Site, 18355 Southwest Freeway, o...

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2017 City News Releases
Posted on: June 8, 2017

Join Sugar Land in Preparing for Hurricane Season

Hurricane Preparedeness

Sugar Land, Texas – Hurricane season is here, and the city encourages residents to take precautionary measures to be prepared, informed and safe.

The six-month season began on June 1 and is typically more intense during August and Septem...

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2017 City News Releases
Posted on: June 8, 2017

Sugar Land to Host International Italian Film Festival in 2017

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land City Council recently approved an agreement with the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce, the International Film Festival of Spello (IFFS) and the Region of Umbria for the creation of an Italian Film Festival in Su...

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2017 City News Releases
Posted on: June 7, 2017

Design to Begin for Voter-Approved Trail

Sugar Land, Texas – Sugar Land City Council approved a design contract for a voter-approved trail project that will run adjacent to Ditch H.

After working closely with residents, city staff planned a path for the 5 mile trail that will i...

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2017 City News Releases
Posted on: June 7, 2017

Museum, Visitor Center Construction to Begin Soon

Museum, Visitor Center Construction to Begin Soon

Sugar Land, Texas – The city of Sugar Land recently awarded a contract for the renovation of an historic building that will serve as a museum and visitor center. The city is partnering with the Sugar Land Heritage Foundation on the coll...

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2017 City News Releases
Posted on: May 26, 2017

Smart Financial Centre to Provide Community Resource for Graduating Seniors

Sugar Land, Texas – The Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land will host families throughout the region during upcoming Fort Bend ISD commencement ceremonies.

A facility that accommodates the local needs of the community has been a priorit...

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2017 City News Releases
Posted on: May 24, 2017

Sugar Land Promotes May, Steubing to Assistant City Managers

May Steubing ACMs

Sugar Land, TX - Executive Director of Business and Governmental Affairs Jennifer May and City Engineer Chris Steubing, P.E., C.F.M, were recently promoted to assistant city managers. 

The promotions were part of a city reorganization to address t...

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2017 City News Releases
Posted on: May 24, 2017

City Council Updates Rules of Ethical Conduct

Sugar Land, Texas – Sugar Land City Council recently adopted a new Code of Ethical Conduct for city officials that establishes an independent review board and ensures the integrity of the city’s purchasing process among other ...

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2017 City News Releases
Posted on: May 17, 2017

Police Searching for Day Worker Who Assaulted Boss at Job Site

Video posted at  www.sugarlandtx.gov/robbery171926

Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land police are looking for a day worker who assaulted a 39-year-old, self-employed construction contractor during a dispute over payment on May 3.

The victim told police he n...

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2017 City News Releases
Posted on: May 17, 2017

City of Sugar Land Canvasses May 6 Election Results

Mayor Joe Zimmerman delivers the oaths of office to (Pictured L-R) Porter, Mitchell and Yeung.

Sugar Land, TX – City Council canvassed the official May 6 election returns on May 16.  Unopposed incumbents Steve R. Porter, Bridget R. Yeung and Amy L. Mitchell received their oaths of office for Districts 1, 2 and 3, respectively.

A runoff elec...

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2017 City News Releases
Posted on: May 17, 2017

New Mobile Command Center to Keep Sugar Land Safe

Sugar Land, Texas – Sugar Land City Council recently approved $319,799 for the purchase of a mobile command center. 

The vehicle’s custom design will meet the needs of public safety response in Sugar Land.  Potential uses could include fi...

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2017 City News Releases
Posted on: May 9, 2017

Public Invited to Museum Exhibit Ribbon Cutting, Tourism Rally

Sugar Land, TX ­–The Houston Museum of Natural Science at Sugar Land and Visit Sugar Land Convention and Visitor Services are planning an exhibit ribbon cutting and rally for National Travel and Tourism Week on May 12, at 10 a.m., at the...

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2017 City News Releases
Posted on: May 8, 2017

Thermo Fisher Scientific Cleans Contaminated City Ditch

Sugar Land, TX - Thermo Fisher has removed contamination from 13 properties and the City’s ditch near Thermo Fisher’s facility at 1410 Gillingham Lane.

Remediation and restoration of the City’s ditch is complete.  The...

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2017 City News Releases
Posted on: May 4, 2017

Sugar Land prepares for 9th Annual Memorial Day Ceremony

Sugar Land, TX - The city of Sugar Land will pay tribute to those who have shown bravery and honor while serving their country by hosting its 9th annual Memorial Day Ceremony. The event will start at 10 a.m. on Monday, May 29 at Sugar Land Memorial Park, ...

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2017 City News Releases
Posted on: May 3, 2017

Crowded Shelter Prompts Special Adoption Fees

Sugar Land, TX ­– The Sugar Land Animal Shelter is offering a special adoption rate of $55 for dogs and $40 for cats through June 18. 

The normal fee of $110 for dogs and $95 for cats is being slashed to find forever homes for th...

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2017 City News Releases
Posted on: May 3, 2017

SLPD Targeting Impaired Driving during Memorial Day

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land police will conduct a special drunk driving enforcement initiative from May 22 through June 4.

The enforcement period includes the Memorial Day weekend and is funded by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) through a Se...

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2017 City News Releases
Posted on: May 1, 2017

Man Drives onto Railroad, Struck by Train

Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land police and firefighters responded to an accident today involving a train and a passenger car.

Just before 5:45 a.m., a westbound train struck a vehicle west of Main Street and Highway 90A. The investigation revealed a Fresn...Read on...

2017 City News Releases
Posted on: April 26, 2017

New Public Plaza Opens Next to Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land

Sugar Land, Texas - The city of Sugar Land will host a grand opening of a new public plaza on May 1 from 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Located next to the Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land, 18111 Lexington Blvd., the plaza features a vibrant mix of amenities for visit...

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2017 City News Releases
Posted on: April 26, 2017

Sugar Land ‘Best City’ Award for Tourism

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Sugar Land, TX - The Texas Travel Counselors awarded the city of Sugar Land with the “Best City” award, tying with popular tourist destination Galveston in a vote of top cities along the upper coastal region of Texas on April 11 during...

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2017 City News Releases
Posted on: April 25, 2017

Arrive Alive Event at Smart Financial to Include Free Hands-Free Driving Devices

Sugar Land, TX - The Sugar Land Police Department will distribute free hands-free devices during an “Arrive Alive” event on May 6 to educate motorists about the City’s new distracted driving law.

During the educational event at the Smart Financial Center a...

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2017 City News Releases
Posted on: April 25, 2017

Sugar Land to Celebrate Bike to Work, School Day

Sugar Land, TX - Shape Up Fort Bend and the City of Sugar Land will celebrate National Bike Month on Friday, May 12 with the sixth annual Bike to Work Day and fourth annual Bike to School Day.

The event begins at 7:30 a.m. with fun, food and prizes at the ...

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2017 City News Releases
Posted on: April 20, 2017

Fitch, S&P Affirm Sugar Land’s AAA Bond Rating

Sugar Land, TX - A strong economy and very strong management were cited by Fitch Ratings and Standard & Poor’s Global Ratings when affirming Sugar Land’s “AAA” rating for $21.1 million certificates of obligation...

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2017 City News Releases
Posted on: April 10, 2017

Violent Criminals Beat Clerk, Steal Money

Surveillance video posted at http://webtools.sugarlandtx.gov/_blind/2017/7-robbery171495/index.html

Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land police are looking for two gunmen who pistol-whipped a clerk during a robbery at a Shell station, 1484 State Highway 6, on April...

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2017 City News Releases
Posted on: April 4, 2017

City Council, School Board Partner to Meet Community Needs

Sugar Land, Texas – Sugar Land City Council recently approved joint resolutions with Fort Bend ISD to encourage the Texas Legislature to oppose revenue caps on cities and eliminate the A-F Accountability Rating System.

The first resolution suppor...

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2017 City News Releases
Posted on: March 22, 2017

Crowded Shelter Prompts Special Adoption Fees

Sugar Land, TX - The Sugar Land Animal Shelter is offering a special adoption rate for dogs of $55 through April 30.

The normal fee of $105 is being slashed to find forever homes for the 40 dogs currently living at the shelter, a facility designed to accom...

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2017 City News Releases
Posted on: March 21, 2017

Serial Robber Seen on Surveillance Footage

UPDATE: New video showing the gunman at the Walmart in Sugar Land and a suspect vehicle is posted at www.sugarlandtx.gov/robbery171100.

Surveillance video posted at www.sugarlandtx.gov/robbery171101 

Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land po...

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2017 City News Releases
Posted on: March 20, 2017

Distracted Driving Ordinance Effective Today

Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land’s newly approved distracted driving ordinance takes effect today.

The new City law prohibits the use of portable electronic devices while driving a vehicle in Sugar Land unless the device is in hands-free mode or being...

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2017 City News Releases
Posted on: March 17, 2017

Surveillance Video Captures Images of Aggravated Robbery Suspect

Surveillance video posted at http://www.sugarlandtx.gov/robbery170738

Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land police are looking for a man who attempted to steal a woman’s purse inside Walmart, 345 State Highway 6, on Feb. 17.

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2017 City News Releases
Posted on: March 10, 2017

Serve City Government Through Service on Boards, Commissions

Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land is looking for volunteers interested in giving their time, energy and expertise to serve as members on the Planning and Zoning Commission and Building Standards Commission.

Applications must be submitted electronically by April ...

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2017 City News Releases
Posted on: March 8, 2017

Elections Canceled for Unopposed Races

Sugar Land, Texas - The elections for City Council Districts 1, 2 and 3 were cancelled on March 7 after no one filed to run against the incumbents.

Councilmembers Stephen R. Porter, District 1, Bridget R. Yeung, District 2, and Amy L. Mitchell, District 3,...

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2017 City News Releases
Posted on: March 8, 2017

Crime Rate in Sugar Land Hits Historic Low

Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land’s crime rate hit a 20-year low in 2016.

The results were included in the Sugar Land Police Department’s 2016 Annual Report. More results follow:

  • Sugar Land’s crime rate decreased 1.7 percent from 201...
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2017 City News Releases
Posted on: March 7, 2017

Police Extend Application Deadline for Teen Academy

Sugar Land, TX - The Sugar Land Police Department is extending the application deadline for its first ever Teen Academy to April 3 at 5 p.m.

The Teen Academy is a new program intended to engage students in a variety of topics designed to foster relationshi...

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2017 City News Releases
Posted on: March 6, 2017

Sugar Land Earth Day Celebration Scheduled for April 1

Sugar Land, Texas - Sugar Land’s Earth Day Celebration – called Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and Rock – will be held Saturday, April 1, from 1-5 p.m., on the plaza at Sugar Land Town Square.

This year’s Earth Day Celebration promises to be a rockin’ good time wi...

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2017 City News Releases
Posted on: March 2, 2017

Kayak, Paddleboard Rentals Coming to Sugar Land Memorial Park

Kayak, Paddleboard Rentals Coming to Sugar Land Memorial Park

Sugar Land, TX - Interested in getting out on the water at Sugar Land Memorial Park but don’t have a kayak? No problem! The Sugar Land Parks and Recreation Department is partnering with Bayou City Adventures to bring kayak and paddleboard rental...Read on...

2017 City News Releases
Posted on: February 28, 2017

New Back Country Navigation Classes Offered at Cullinan Park

Sugar Land, TX - The Sugar Land Parks and Recreation Department is partnering with REI to offer Back Country Navigation classes at Cullinan Park. The class is the first outdoor learning activity to take advantage of the newly acquired park, which include...Read on... 2017 City News Releases
Posted on: February 23, 2017

City Continues Strong Commitment to Sugar Land Heritage Foundation

Sugar Land, Texas - Sugar Land City Council recently approved an agreement with the Sugar Land Heritage Foundation for the operation of a museum at the soon to be constructed Sugar Land Heritage Museum and Visitor Center. The Sugar Land Heritage Foundat...Read on... 2017 City News Releases
Posted on: February 23, 2017

Sugar Land Receives Clean Audit

Sugar Land, Texas - A recent external audit of Sugar Land’s financial statements for fiscal year 2016 (Oct.1, 2015, through Sept. 30, 2016) received the highest level of assurance that the information presented is reliable. The audit was perform...Read on...

2017 City News Releases
Posted on: February 22, 2017

Cullinan Park Development Donations Top $1 Million

Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land City Council recently approved a contribution of more than $573,700 from the Cullinan Park Conservancy. The contribution builds on $500,000 provided from the Conservancy last year for the future development of Cullinan Park --...Read on... 2017 City News Releases
Posted on: February 22, 2017

New Ordinance Addresses Distracted Driving

Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land City Council approved an ordinance on Tuesday that prohibits the use of portable electronic devices while driving a vehicle in Sugar Land unless the device is in hands-free mode or being used for an emergency.

Portable electroni...

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2017 City News Releases
Posted on: February 14, 2017

SLPD to Target Highway Safety during Spring Break

Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land police will target drunk driving and speed compliance March 4-21. The “Spring Break Wave” enforcement is funded by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) through a Selective Traffic Enforcement Prog...Read on... 2017 City News Releases
Posted on: February 9, 2017

Cultural Kite Festival Set for March 4

Sugar Land, TX - Vibrant kites will once again fill the sky at the ninth annual Cultural Kite Festival hosted in partnership with Republic Services on Saturday, March 4, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the new Brazos River Park and Festival Site. The new locat...Read on...

2017 City News Releases
Posted on: February 7, 2017

Railroad Crossing at University Boulevard Opens

Sugar Land, Texas - A new railroad crossing at University Boulevard and U.S. Highway 90A opened on Monday. Quiet-zone technology has been installed at the new crossing; however, train horns may sound as conductors become familiar with the new intersectio...Read on... 2017 City News Releases
Posted on: February 6, 2017

Police Investigating Bank Robbery

Video posted at www.sugarlandtx.gov/robbery170456 Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land police are looking for two gunmen who robbed East-West Bank, 15144 Southwest Freeway, on Feb. 1. The men entered the bank armed with handguns at about 2:20 p.m. One remained...Read on... 2017 City News Releases
Posted on: February 6, 2017

SLPD to Perform Child Safety Seat Inspections

Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land police officers will conduct child seat safety inspections at Babies R Us, 15555 Southwest Freeway, on Feb. 18, from 9 a.m. to noon. The Sugar Land Police Department has taken aggressive steps to protect children by not only a...Read on... 2017 City News Releases
Posted on: February 3, 2017

City Installs Public Art at Sugar Land Regional Airport in Anticipation of Super Bowl

City Installs Public Art at Sugar Land Regional Airport in Anticipation of Super Bowl Sugar Land, Texas - Sugar Land’s recent installation of public art sculptures at Sugar Land Regional Airport (SLRA) is expected to enhance the experience of visitors arriving for Super Bowl LI. The “Airport Gateway Project” ...Read on... 2017 City News Releases
Posted on: February 1, 2017

Police Accepting Applications for Teen Academy

Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land Police Department Teen Academy applications will be accepted through March 6. The Teen Academy is a new program intended to engage students in a variety of topics designed to foster relationships, trust and understanding betw...Read on... 2017 City News Releases
Posted on: February 1, 2017

Video Shows Suspect in Fast Signs Burglary

Surveillance video posted at www.sugarlandtx.gov/burglary170217 Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land police are looking for a man who smashed a glass door and took a money box from Fast Signs, 13444 Southwest Freeway, on Jan. 17. Surveillance video shows the su...Read on... 2017 City News Releases
Posted on: January 31, 2017

Super Bowl to Bring Tourists to Sugar Land; City Prepares

Sugar Land, Texas - Sugar Land is preparing for a unique opportunity to showcase the city to an international audience as visitors arrive for Super Bowl weekend. With approximately 400 reservations (which translates to 200 aircraft on the ground) receive...Read on... 2017 City News Releases
Posted on: January 26, 2017

Eldridge Park Pond Stocked with Rainbow Trout

Eldridge Park Pond Stocked with Rainbow Trout Sugar Land, TX - Calling all anglers! The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department stocked the pond at Eldridge Park with 750 rainbow trout on Jan. 25, adding to the bass, catfish and perch that have been stocked in the past. Each winter from November throug...Read on... 2017 City News Releases
Posted on: January 23, 2017

Kempner Street Construction, Wood Street Closure Expected Soon

Sugar Land, Texas - A construction project to realign Kempner Street between Main Street and Wood Street is expected to begin the week of Jan. 30. The realignment is necessary to accommodate the closure of the Wood Street railroad crossing, which was re...Read on... 2017 City News Releases
Posted on: January 23, 2017

Woman, Accomplice Wanted in Kroger Theft

Surveillance video posted at www.sugarlandtx.gov/theft170186 Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land police are looking for two people involved in a theft at Kroger, 4825 Sweetwater, on Jan. 14.  A woman placed her hand inside her purse and demanded money...Read on... 2017 City News Releases
Posted on: January 20, 2017

Thermo Fisher Scientific Cleans Contaminated City Ditch

Sugar Land, TX - Thermo Fisher has removed contamination from seven properties and the City’s ditch near Thermo Fisher’s facility at 1410 Gillingham Lane. Restoration and replacement of the dirt in the City’s ditch began in ...Read on... 2017 City News Releases
Posted on: January 18, 2017

The Sugar Gala – A Father/Daughter Dance Set for Feb. 25

Sugar Land, TX - Dads are invited to bring their sweeties out to enjoy an evening of dancing at the Imperial Park Recreation Center (IPRC) on Feb. 25, from 6-8 p.m. The Sugar Gala will be a special evening for dads and their sweet little girls to get dre...Read on...

2017 City News Releases
Posted on: January 13, 2017

Citizen Volunteers Needed to Provide Leadership for Water Plan

Sugar Land, Texas - Integrated Water Resource Plan Citizen Task Force applications will be accepted through Feb. 19. The task force will assist with the identification of options related to the supply and demand of water for the city of Sugar Land. &...Read on... 2017 City News Releases
Posted on: January 6, 2017

Sugar Land to Address 2016 Accomplishments, Vision for the Future

Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land will partner with the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce to present a State of the City Address focusing on the City’s 2016 accomplishments. This is the ninth year that the City has presented an annual summary of activities to citiz...Read on...

2017 City News Releases

Posted on: January 8, 2018

Police Searching for Suspect Who Stole Identify for $45,000 Dental Loan

Suspect Who Stole Identify for $45,000 Dental Loan

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land police are looking for a man who stole the identity of another man and opened lines of credit for expensive dental work.

An office manager at Smile Texas said a man arrived for a consultation on Nov. 30 and used a false name to ...

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2018 City News Releases
Posted on: January 5, 2018

Police Searching for Sprint Store Theft Suspects

Surveillance video posted at www.sugarlandtx.gov/theft175597

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land police are looking for two men seen on surveillance video stealing merchandise from a Sprint store, 1875 State Highway 6, on Dec. 10, at 1:10 p.m.

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2018 City News Releases

Posted on: January 12, 2018

Lexington Blvd. - Single Lane Closures

Single lane closures will be taking place on Lexington Blvd. (east bound near Dulles Ave.), January 17 - 28. Pavement repair work will be taking place.

Residents are asked to be mindful of work crews, expect traffic delays, and when possible, avoid the are...

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Construction/Maintenance Updates
Posted on: December 11, 2017

Greatwood – Intermittent Lane Closures

Intermittent lane closures will occur within the Greatwood subdivision at various locations beginning on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 . The city and contractors will be making sidewalk and curb repairs. Repairs adjacent to local schools will be made during ...

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Construction/Maintenance Updates
Posted on: December 11, 2017

New Territory – Intermittent Lane Closures

Intermittent lane closures will occur within the New Territory subdivision at various locations beginning on Tuesday, December 12, 2017. The city and contractors will be making sidewalk and curb repairs. Repairs adjacent to local schools will be made duri...

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Construction/Maintenance Updates
Posted on: November 28, 2017

Commonwealth Boulevard - Lane Closures

Lane closures will occur along Commonwealth Blvd. between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. weekdays from November 29 to January 15. The First Colony Levee Improvement District (LID) Number 2 will conduct riprap (rubble) replacement in the Commonwealth median between Pen...

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Construction/Maintenance Updates
Posted on: November 13, 2017

Julie Rivers Drive - Single Lane Closures

Single lane closures will be taking place on Julie Rivers Dr. starting November 15, 2017 through January 30, 2018. A city contractor will be working on large pavement repairs.

Residents are asked to be mindful of work crews, expect traffic delays, and when...

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Posted on: September 25, 2017

Sugar Creek Area – Water Main Rehabilitation Project

The distribution system water main rehabilitation in the Sugar Creek Area is scheduled to begin construction on September 2017. Temporary water service outages and lane closures can be expected in the Sugar Creek neighborhood. Advance notices will be give...

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Construction/Maintenance Updates
Posted on: April 27, 2017

Lexington Blvd. & Highlands Section III Drainage Improvements

Update: November 13, 2017

Lexington Boulevard - Traffic Switch

A traffic switch will be implemented on Lexington Blvd. from Colonists Park Dr. to Settlers Way Blvd. on Monday November 20. Lexington Blvd. traffic will be reopened full width to traffic on bot...

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Posted on: December 9, 2016

Woodchester Water Plant - Ground Water Storage Tanks Rehabilitation

Construction work to rehabilitate the ground water storage tanks at the Woodchester Water Plant will begin this month. This work is expected to be finished by the end of 2017. Work is expected to occur from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and may p...

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Construction/Maintenance Updates
Posted on: December 9, 2016

Covington Woods – Drainage Improvements

The Covington Woods Bournewood Trunkline project is scheduled to begin on January 2017. Temporary water service outages and road closures can be expected in the Covington Woods neighborhood. Streets affected include:

  • Bournewood Dr.
  • Ravenscourt Dr.
  • Barrowgate...
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Construction/Maintenance Updates
Posted on: November 4, 2016

Williams Trace Reconstruction Phase I

Update: December 4: 2017

Williams Trace Blvd. - Traffic Switch PostponedWeather permitting a traffic switch will be implemented on Williams Trace Blvd. from south of State Highway 6 through the intersection of Austin Parkway on Monday December 11. The road...

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Posted on: August 14, 2017

City Offices Closed

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All city offices are closed today due to the ongoing threat of dangerous road conditions. Essential personnel will continue to ensure emergency services are provided. Municipal Court is canceled.

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Posted on: March 21, 2017

Welcome Greatwood and New Territory!

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Sugar Land welcomes new residents from Greatwood and New Territory as we celebrate a historic milestone for our city.

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Posted on: October 27, 2017

Capital Improvement Projects Map

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The CIP story map provides an online geographical representation of the capital improvement projects currently underway.

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Posted on: June 19, 2017

Goal Measures Dashboard

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An online tool that measures the city’s progress on attaining key outcomes for residents. It helps drive transparency, improve performance and accountability throughout the city. Learn more >>

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Posted on: May 1, 2017

Rumor versus Fact

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Keep up to date on the latest information that aims to dispel inaccurate information about recent City initiatives and community concerns.

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