News & Information from the City of Sugar Land
Farmer's Market MoveOn Tuesday, January 2, 2018 the Sugar Land City Council heard a presentation concerning moving the Sugar Land Farmer's Market while the Imperial Market Development is constructed. After the presentation and some discussion, the Council voted unanimously to move the Farmer's Market a few blocks away to the parking lot of the Sugar land Recreation Center.
Working to Ensure High Service Levels
The city routinely conducts departmental assessments utilizing industry experts to ensure best practices and the highest level of service delivery. Just last year, the Center for Public Safety Management’s assessment of the Sugar Land Fire-EMS Department confirmed that the city has a highly skilled and progressive department. Industry experts who conducted the assessment made recommendations related to the deployment of resources, organizational structure, performance measures, community hazard inventory and other areas to ensure that Sugar Land remains one of the safest cities in the country.
The complete assessment report and video of the presentation to city council is available online at sugarlandtx.gov/FireAssessment.
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Notice of Adopted 2017 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 3.29 percent and will raise taxes for maintenance and operations on a $100,000 home by approximately $8.86.
Please note the above language is required by state law and refers only to the maintenance and operations portion of the tax rate.
The total 2017 adopted tax rate of $0.31762 is effectively a 1.5% increase over the 2016 tax rate.