Posted on: December 18, 2015

Sugar Land Animal Services Reduces Pet Adoption Fees

Sugar Land, TX - Bring a new family member home for the holidays! Sugar Land Animal Services reduced pet adoption fees to $40 for cats and $55 for dogs through Jan. 16. The fee includes vaccinations, spaying/neutering and a microchip with a lifetime regis...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: December 16, 2015

Sugar Land Accepting Land Use Advisory Committee Applications

Sugar Land, TX - The City of Sugar Land is accepting applications through Jan. 11 to fill vacancies on the citizen-based Land Use Advisory Committee (LUAC).

Links to the application and a description of the application process are posted at www.sugarl...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: December 15, 2015

Holiday and Bulky Waste Collection and 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 not occur on Christmas and New Year’...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: December 10, 2015

SLPD to Target Highway Safety during Holidays

Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land police will target drunk driving and speed compliance from Dec. 18 through Jan. 2.

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

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: December 7, 2015

Deadline Nears for Citizen Academies

Update 12/15: The application deadline has been extended to January 3, 2016

Sugar Land, TX - Citizen academy applications are due Dec. 15.

The programs provide opportunities for residents to learn about the roles of the fire department and the ...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: November 29, 2015

Ring in the New Year in Sugar Land Town Square

Sugar Land, TX - 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 New Year&r...

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2015 City News Releases
Posted on: November 19, 2015

Gunman Robs Woman in Driveway

Gunman Robs Woman in Driveway

Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land detectives released a composite sketch of a gunman who stole a woman’s purse on Nov. 4 in the 1200 block of Pinecroft.

The woman arrived home at 4:30 p.m., parked in her driveway and was exiting her vehicle when she noticed ...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: November 18, 2015

Public Hearing Rescheduled on Action to Cap Planned Development Multi-Family

Sugar Land, TX - A public hearing at the Planning and Zoning Commission has been rescheduled to Jan. 12 to consider the elimination of recent updates to the City’s Development Code and the addition of a provision limiting multi-family in planned developme...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: November 16, 2015

Suspect Sketch of Roadside Robber Released

Man who robbed a stranded motorist at gunpoint.

Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land police are looking for a man who robbed a stranded motorist at gunpoint.

The motorist said he left his home in Richmond at 7 a.m. to drive to work. Due to a low battery light, he exited U.S. Highway 59 northbound, and his ...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: November 13, 2015

Reclaimed Water Treatment Facility Completed

Reclaimed Water Treatment Facility Completed

Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land held a ribbon cutting on Oct. 27 to celebrate the completion of the reclaimed water treatment facility located at the City’s south wastewater treatment plant.

A partnership with Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District (...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: November 11, 2015

Public Hearing Scheduled on Action to Cap Planned Development Multi-Family

Sugar Land, TX - A public hearing will be held at the Planning and Zoning Commission meeting scheduled on Dec. 8 to consider the elimination of recent updates to the City’s Development Code and the addition of a provision limiting multi-family in planned ...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: November 4, 2015

New Council Resolution Targets Limits on Apartments

Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land City Council approved a resolution yesterday directing the Planning and Zoning Commission to consider the elimination of recent updates to the City’s Development Code and add a provision limiting planned development districts t...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: November 2, 2015

5th Annual Winter Wonderland Set for Dec. 12

Sugar Land, TX - Winter is just around the corner, and the Imperial Park Recreation Center invites parents to bring their little one to the 5th annual Winter Wonderland on Dec. 12, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Imperial Park Recreation Center, 234 Matlag...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: October 30, 2015

SLPD Parking Lot Provides Safe Site for Online Transactions

Sugar Land, TX - The Sugar Land Police Department’s front parking lot at 1200 State Highway 6 is now available for citizens to complete online transactions.

Strangers often meet to complete transactions from online sites like Ebay, Craigslist and othe...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: October 23, 2015

Sugar Land Asks Citizens to Participate in Public Art Plan Survey

Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land wants community members of any age to participate in the City’s first-ever Public Art Plan survey.

The plan is envisioned as a comprehensive, multi-year initiative that will further define the City’s vision for public art ...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: October 23, 2015

Sugar Land Opens First Universally Accessible Playground

Sugar Land Opens First Universally Accessible Playground

Sugar Land, TX - The City of Sugar Land recently opened its first universally accessible playground at First Colony Athletic Park.

A ribbon cutting ceremony on Oct. 3 included City officials, the Sugar Land Legacy Foundation and members of the Dream L...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: October 22, 2015

City of Sugar Land Award Winning Special Events

Sugar Land, TX - The Texas Festivals & Events Association (TFEA) and International Festivals & Events Association (IFEA) recognized Sugar Land with eight awards in the following categories.

  • KidsFish won first place for Best Children's Program. ...
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2015 City News Releases
Posted on: October 22, 2015

SL4B Joint CIP Grant applications Due Jan. 4

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 to public parks, park facilities and publ...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: October 20, 2015

SLPD to Target Highway Safety during Halloween

Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land police will target drunk driving and speed compliance during the upcoming Halloween holidays from Oct. 23 through Nov. 2.

The holiday enforcement is funded by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) through a Selectiv...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: October 16, 2015

Sugar Land Suspends Planned Development Application in Telfair

Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land City Manager Allen Bogard notified Ted Nelson, of Newland Communities, that the City has suspended processing of their application for a planned development district near University Boulevard and U.S. Highway 59 in Telfair.

...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: October 12, 2015

Sugar Land Announces Fall, Winter Event Lineup

Sugar Land's Special Events

Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land’s most anticipated events each year are coming up! All of the events are fun, free and located right in Sugar Land Town Square.

On Sunday, Oct. 25 from 4-8 p.m., Town Square will transform into Halloween Town. Gobs of creep...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: October 7, 2015

Gunman Hits Two Convenience Stores During Same Weekend

Surveillance video posted at http://www.sugarlandtx.gov/robbery15-4692

Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land police are looking for a man who robbed two convenience stores in Sugar Land on Saturday and Sunday.

In the first case, the suspect entered Food Expre...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: October 7, 2015

Schlumberger to Consolidate National Headquarters to Sugar Land

Sugar Land, TX - Schlumberger has announced plans to consolidate the company’s U.S. headquarters to the City of Sugar Land as part of its long-term resource management and consolidation strategy.

As part of this headquarters-consolidation project, ...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: October 7, 2015

Sugar Land 101 Application Deadline Nears

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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.

Sugar Land 101 participants learn about City operations from the City’s top managers. The class also incl...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: October 6, 2015

SLPD Captures Serial Bank Robber Wanted Throughout the Nation

Charles L Wood

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

Sugar Land, TX - The Sugar Land Police Department’s recent capture of a serial bank robber has helped to clear cases in at least six states across the nation.

Charles L. Woo...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: October 1, 2015

Accreditation Assessment Team Invites Public Comment

Sugar Land, TX - A team of national assessors from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA) will arrive on Nov. 15 to examine the Sugar Land Police Department’s policy and procedures, management, operations and support se...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: September 30, 2015

Response Times Fall After SLFD Launches Fire-Based Ambulance Transport

Sugar Land, TX - The Sugar Land Fire Department’s new ambulance transport service is averaging response times of just over six minutes according to a recent report presented by Fire Chief Juan Adame.

Ambulance service was launched on Jan. 1 after years...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: September 28, 2015

Sugar Land Receives Copy of Petition to Repeal Ordinance

Sugar Land, TX - The City of Sugar Land received a copy of a petition to repeal Ordinance No. 2014, a document adopting the current Development Code.

Per the requirements of Sugar Land’s City Charter, a copy of the petition with the earliest dated sig...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: September 21, 2015

City Council Approves Fiscal Year 2016 Budget

Sugar Land, TX - City Council recently approved a $237.67 million budget on Sept. 15 for Fiscal Year 2016. The approved budget includes $166.38 million for city operations, $11.17 million for economic development and $60.1 million for capital projects.
...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: September 11, 2015

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

Sugar Land, TX - Get ready for another fright-tastic adventure as Halloween Town returns to Sugar Land Town Square on Sunday, Oct. 25, from 4-8 p.m. All little witches, superheroes, princesses and other creative characters are invited to bring their fami...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: September 10, 2015

Police Searching for Man Stealing Women’s Wallets

Saks Fifth Avenue surveillance video posted at http://www.sugarlandtx.gov/theft15-3728-2

Sugar Land, TX – A man who stole a wallet from an employee at Crystal Children and Teacher Supply, 2517 Town Center Blvd. North, on Aug. 8 is now wanted for a simi...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: September 4, 2015

Pet Adoption Fees Reduced at Sugar Land Animal Services

Sugar Land, TX - Bring home a furry friend from Sugar Land Animal Services for a reduced adoption fee this month! Cat adoption fees are reduced from $95 to $40 and dogs from $110 to $55 until Saturday, Oct. 31. The fee includes vaccinations, spaying/neute...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: September 1, 2015

Residents to Grade City Services and Programs

Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land residents may soon receive a survey in the mail asking about their satisfaction with City programs and services.

The City is continuing its citywide survey program conducted by an independent research firm. The statistic...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: September 1, 2015

SLPD to Target Highway Impaired Driving during Labor Day Holiday

Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land police will target drunk driving during the upcoming holiday weekend.

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

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: August 28, 2015

Police Searching for Man Stole Woman’s Wallet

Surveillance video posted at http://www.sugarlandtx.gov/theft15-3728

Sugar Land, TX – Police are looking for a man who stole an employee’s wallet at Crystal Children and Teacher Supply, 2517 Town Center Blvd. North, on Aug. 8.

The wallet was inside ...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: August 26, 2015

Police Searching for Man Who Took Pictures Under Woman’s Skirt

Surveillance video posted at http://www.sugarlandtx.gov/ivr153904

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land police are looking for a man who used his mobile phone to take pictures under a woman’s skirt.

A 41-year-old woman told police the incident occurred while ...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: August 18, 2015

Mosquitoes Test Positive for West Nile Virus

Sugar Land, TX - The City of Sugar Land has confirmed the presence of West Nile virus at a mosquito trap located at Lexington Boulevard and Oyster Creek.

The mosquitoes tested positive for West Nile today.

The City has increased mosquito spraying ...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: August 13, 2015

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

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Sugar Land, TX - Applications for the 2015 Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council (MYAC) are now available at https://volunteer.sugarlandtx.gov. Interested students should submit completed applications by Sept. 18 at 5 p.m.

The council empowers youth to become...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: August 13, 2015

Surveillance Video Shows Suspects Steal Sunglasses

Surveillance video posted at http://www.sugarlandtx.gov/case153603

Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land police are looking for a man and woman who stole more than $4,800 in sunglasses from Lens Crafters in First Colony Mall,16535 Southwest Freeway, on July 31 a...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: August 12, 2015

Public Meeting Set for Land Use Plan Update

Sugar Land, TX - A public meeting to receive feedback on proposed policies of the City’s Land Use Plan is scheduled for Sep. 2, at 6 p.m., at Sugar Land City Hall, 2700 Town Center Boulevard Drive.

During the meeting, staff will present:

  • a brief p...
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2015 City News Releases
Posted on: August 11, 2015

Police Survey to Focus on Public Perception

Sugar Land, TX - The Sugar Land Police Department has launched an online survey at www.sugarlandtx.gov/pdfeedback to measure public opinion on services provided to citizens.

The purpose of the survey is to measure resident perceptions regarding a range...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: August 7, 2015

Applications Now Open for Citizens Police Academy Class 56

Sugar Land, TX - Want to discover firsthand what it takes to be a police officer, get to know your beat officer and learn more about criminal investigation? Find out by signing up for the Sugar Land Police Department’s Citizens Police Academy and learn ab...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: August 7, 2015

Crime Prevention Cameras to Provide Forensic Investigative Tool

Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land’s Crime Prevention Camera program is now operational.

The $1.6 million contract for crime prevention cameras at locations mostly north of U.S. Highway 90A in Sugar Land, was approved by City Council last year.

The project...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: July 31, 2015

Police Searching for Burglary Suspects

Surveillance video posted at http://webtools.sugarlandtx.gov/_blind/burglary/index.asp

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land police are looking for several men seen on surveillance video leaving a burglary on July 28 in the 4300 block of Greystone Way.

A 1...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: July 31, 2015

Sugar Land Animal Services Partnership Offers Low Cost Pet Vaccinations

Sugar Land, TX - The City of Sugar Land is partnering with Pet Vaccination Services (PVS) to offer low cost pet vaccinations, flea control, microchips and heartworm prevention and testing on Saturday, Aug. 8 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Sugar Land Animal Se...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: July 30, 2015

Three Men Enter Unlocked Home, Bind Residents, Steal Cash

Three Men Enter Unlocked Home, Bind Residents, Steal Cash

Surveillance video posted at http://www.sugarlandtx.gov/robbery722

Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land police are looking for three men who entered an unlocked house in the 1200 block of Misty Lake Court on July 22, tied up the residents and stole jewelry and ...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: July 29, 2015

Historic Agreement Clears Way for Future Parkland Development

Historic Agreement Clears Way for Future Parkland Development

Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land Mayor James Thompson and Houston Mayor Annise Parker recently joined the Cullinan Park Conservancy to celebrate a historic agreement for the future development of Cullinan Park.

The property includes 754 acres of mostly inac...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: July 28, 2015

Mosquitoes Test Positive for West Nile Virus

Sugar Land, TX - The City of Sugar Land has confirmed the presence of West Nile virus at mosquito traps located in the areas of Merrick Drive in the Sugar Creek Subdivision, Settlers Way Boulevard and Lexington Boulevard, Austin Parkway west of Settlers ...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: July 24, 2015

City Manager Files 2016 Budget Proposal

Sugar Land, TX - City Manager Allen Bogard presented the fiscal year 2016 proposed budget of $234.48 million that provides funding for current services and implements some key City Council priorities.

The City’s fiscal year begins Oct. 1 and ends on S...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: July 22, 2015

Start of Voter-Approved Trail Project Set for August

Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land City Council recently approved a $1 million construction contract for the Imperial Connector Trail Project.

The project was part of a $31.5 million bond election approved by voters in 2013. The approved propositions include...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: July 22, 2015

Sugar Land Earns Prominent Scenic City Certification

Sugar Land, TX - Scenic Texas recently awarded Sugar Land gold level Scenic City Certification.

Moving up from its 2010 Silver Certification Level, Sugar Land joins 20 Texas cities earning a five-year certification from 2015-2020.

Texas cities must...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: July 8, 2015

Design Contract Approved for Highway 6 Expansion

Design Contract Approved for Highway 6 Expansion

Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land City Council approved a $500,000 design contract with Brown & Gay Engineering for the expansion of State Highway 6 from Brooks Street to Lexington Boulevard.

The completed corridor will include four lanes in each direct...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: July 6, 2015

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...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: July 6, 2015

Sugar Land Increases Homestead Exemption

Sugar Land, TX ¬– Sugar Land City Council recently approved an 8 percent residential homestead exemption, effective Jan. 1, 2015.

The measure was intended to help offset rising residential property appraisals set by the Fort Bend Central Appraisal Dis...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: June 30, 2015

Police Searching for Bank Robber

Police Searching for Bank Robber

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land police are looking for a man who robbed Trustmark Bank, 1845 State Highway 6, today at 11:50 a.m.

The man displayed a weapon, ordered everyone to the ground and demanded money. He left with an undisclosed amount of cash and ...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: June 30, 2015

Police Searching for Women Seen on Video Using Stolen Credit Card

Surveillance video posted at http://www.sugarlandtx.gov/robbery152930

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land police are looking for two women seen on surveillance video using a stolen credit card at a Valero gas station, 14508 South Post Oak, on June 23.

Th...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: June 25, 2015

Police Searching for Road Rage Shooter

Police Searching for Road Rage Shooter

Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land police are looking for a man who fired several rounds at a vehicle occupied by a family of three, including a 10-year-old boy, during a road rage incident.

A man told police he was driving on FM 762 in Rosenberg attemptin...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: June 24, 2015

Police Investigating Commercial Burglary

Surveillance video posted at http://www.sugarlandtx.gov/burglary616

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land police are looking for a man who smashed a front door at Greenway Corner Store and stole several cartons of cigarettes.

Surveillance cameras inside th...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: June 12, 2015

Tickets Going Fast for Sugar Land’s Star Spangled Spectacular

Update 6/25All tickets to the Star Spangled Spectacular event have been distributed.

Sugar Land, TX - Come out and celebrate America’s birthday with food, fun and fireworks during the City of Sugar Land’s Star Spangled Spectacular at Constellation Fie...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: June 3, 2015

Police Searching for Woman Seen on Video Using Stolen Credit Cards

Surveillance video posted at http://www.sugarlandtx.gov/case152325

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land police are looking for a woman seen on surveillance video using a stolen credit card at Dollar General, 2421 FM 1092, and Target, 5757 Fairmont Parkway.
...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: May 27, 2015

Sugar Land Approves First Steps for Long-Term Development of Cullinan Park

Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land City Council approved agreements on May 19 for the future development of Cullinan Park, 754 acres of mostly inaccessible forest and wetlands north of Sugar Land Regional Airport.

The land is currently owned by the city of Ho...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: May 21, 2015

Police Searching for Armed Kidnapper

Police Searching for Armed Kidnapper

Dash cam video posted at http://www.sugarlandtx.gov/robbery5-10-15

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land police are looking for a gunman who kidnapped four people on May 10.

A man and his wife were dropping off friends in the 3700 block of Springhill Lane ...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: May 11, 2015

SLPD to Target Highway Impaired Driving during Memorial Day Holiday

Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land police will conduct a special drunk driving enforcement initiative from May 18-31.

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

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: May 8, 2015

Annual Sugar Land Kids Fish set for May 16

Annual Sugar Land Kids Fish set for May 16

Sugar Land, TX - Calling all kids! Head over to Eldridge Park, 2511 Eldridge Blvd., on May 16 for the fourth annual Sugar Land Kids Fish event.

The FREE tournament begins at 8 a.m. and ends at noon. An awards ceremony will follow, and trophies will be ...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: May 8, 2015

Police Volunteers Partnering with Skeeters, Harley Davidson for Memorial Ride

Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land’s annual Law Enforcement Memorial Ride on May 16 will feature a “Feel the Wheels” event and include an escorted Parade of Chrome motorcycle ride culminating at Constellation Field.

The memorial ride continues a local tradit...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: May 7, 2015

Oyster Creek Art in the Park – May 2015

Sugar Land, TX - Several art exhibits are on display in Oyster Creek Park during May from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily as part of Sugar Land’s “Art in the Park.” The event intended to expand Sugar Land’s cultural arts landscape and inspiring community creativi...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: May 6, 2015

Police Release Composite Sketch from Carjacking

Police Release Composite Sketch from Carjacking

Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land police are looking for two people who stole a man’s vehicle at gunpoint on April 28 at First Colony Mall, 16535 Southwest Freeway.

The victim told police he was contacted by a woman about a silver 2006 Cadillac CTS he list...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: May 5, 2015

Sugar Land Extends Reduced Pet Adoption Fees

Sugar Land, TX - The Sugar Land Animal Shelter is extending reduced pet adoption fees through June 7.

The adoption fees for dogs and puppies are $55, and cats and kittens are $50. These reduced fees include vaccinations, spaying or neutering and a mic...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: April 24, 2015

Sugar Land to Celebrate Bike to Work Day

Sugar Land, TX - The City of Sugar Land and Shape Up Fort Bend will celebrate National Bike Month on Friday, May 15 with the fifth annual Bike to Work Day and third annual Bike to School Day.

Join residents, neighbors and friends for a celebratory rid...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: April 23, 2015

Art in the Park set for May 2

Art in the Park

Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land’s first Art in the Park event is scheduled for Saturday, May 2, from 10 a.m. to noon, at Oyster Creek Park, 4033 State Highway 6 South.

The event will showcase several art exhibits that will be featured at Oyster Creek Par...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: April 9, 2015

Bond Sales Earn Triple A Ratings

Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land City Council recently approved the sale of $31 million in general obligation bonds and certificates of obligation to fund projects included in the fiscal year 2015 capital improvement program. The issues were sold at near hist...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: April 8, 2015

Sugar Land Set for 7th Annual Memorial Day Ceremony

Sugar Land, TX - The City of Sugar Land will honor the brave me and women of the U.S. Armed Forces for their selfless service by hosting its 7th Annual Memorial Day Ceremony on May 25, at 10 a.m., at Sugar Land Memorial Park, 15300 University Blvd.

The...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: April 7, 2015

Sugar Land Extends Spectacular Pet Adoption Special Through May

Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land Animal Services has reduced adoption fees to $50 for cats and $55 for dogs through May 2. The fee includes vaccinations, spaying/neutering and a microchip with a lifetime registration.

All shelter pets require a sleepover al...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: April 2, 2015

Imperial Park Recreation Center to Host Mommy/Son Day

Sugar Land, TX - Calling all moms! It’s time to register for Design with your Lil’ Guy, an event set for May 2, from 3-5 p.m., at the Imperial Park Recreation Center (IPRC), at 234 Matlage Way.

Design with your Lil’ Guy is a special Do-It-Yourself (DI...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: April 1, 2015

Police Searching for Jewelry Store Robbers

Surveillance video posted at http://www.sugarlandtx.gov/robbery-3-30-15

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land police are looking for two men who robbed Helzberg Diamonds on Monday.

Surveillance video shows two men with their faces covered entering the store j...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: March 20, 2015

Donations Fund Universally Accessible Playground

Donations Fund Universally Accessible Playground

Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land City Council recently accepted a $200,000 donation toward the construction of the City’s first universally accessible playground Project at First Colony Park.

The funding was raised through a capital campaign launched by the...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: March 20, 2015

Sugar Land’s Star Spangled Spectacular Tickets Available Beginning April 18

Sugar Land, TX - The City of Sugar Land’s Fourth of July celebration is scheduled for July 4, from 7-10 p.m., at Constellation Field, 1 Stadium Drive.

The Star Spangled Spectacular at Constellation Field will include traditional patriotic entertainme...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: March 19, 2015

Best Buy Burglary Surveillance Video Shows Suspect Unlock Doors

Surveillance video posted at http://www.sugarlandtx.gov/burglary-3-14-15

Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land detectives are investigating a burglary that occurred at Best Buy, 16980 U.S. Highway 59, on March 15.

There were no signs of forced entry. Survei...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: March 19, 2015

Tree Trimming Inspections to Ensure Public Safety

Sugar Land, TX - The city of Sugar Land will conduct neighborhood tree inspections beginning in late March to ensure compliance with City codes.

Low-hanging branches can prevent access for large vehicles such as fire trucks, ambulances and garbage tr...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: March 16, 2015

Sugar Land Expands Recycling Program

Sugar Land, TX - The City of Sugar Land expanded its curbside recycling program to include cartons.

Residents can put cartons such as soup, milk, juice and food cartons in their recycling cart for curbside collection.

The expansion of the recyclin...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: March 16, 2015

Sugar Land Keeps Clean, Green with Solar-Powered Waste, Recycling Stations

Sugar Land Keeps Clean, Green with Solar-Powered Waste, Recycling Stations

Sugar Land, TX - The City of Sugar Land installed two solar-powered waste and recycling stations in the Sugar Land Town Square plaza.

The new compacting bins are part of the City’s ongoing commitment to improve recycling and sustainability efforts. ...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: March 6, 2015

Work Begins on Brazos River Park Expansion, Adjacent Festival Site

Work Begins on Brazos River Park Expansion, Adjacent Festival Site

Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land recently broke ground on the second phase of the Brazos River Park and an adjacent festival site.

The projects – expected to be completed by the fall of 2016 – were part of a $31.5 million bond election approved by voters in...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: March 5, 2015

Police Searching for Bank Robbers

Police Searching for Bank Robbers

Surveillance video posted at http://webtools.sugarlandtx.gov/_blind/robbery-3-5-15/

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land police are looking for two black men who robbed Compass Bank, 14121 Southwest Freeway, today.

The men entered the bank wearing hooded jac...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: March 3, 2015

Sugar Land’s Experience Water Celebration Set for March 28-29

Experience Water Celebration

Sugar Land, TX - Water will be the focus at Sugar Land’s Experience Water Celebration on Saturday, March 28, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Sunday, March 29, from 12:30-4:30 p.m., at the Houston Museum of Natural Science at Sugar Land, 13016 University...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: March 2, 2015

Police Searching for Thief Entering Garages, One House with Sleeping Residents

Surveillance video posted at http://webtools.sugarlandtx.gov/_blind/incident-22615/

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land police are looking for a man seen on home surveillance video stealing items from two unlocked vehicles in the 3100 Block of Redcliff Drive o...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: February 19, 2015

Crime Rate in Sugar Land Hits Historic Low

Sugar Land, TX - Part 1 crimes in Sugar Land decreased 12.75 percent last year while the City’s five-year trend shows an overall decrease of more than 26 percent. The results were included in the Sugar Land Police Department’s 2014 Annual Report and plac...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: February 19, 2015

Sugar Land Earth Day Celebration Scheduled for April 18

Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land’s Earth Day Celebration – called Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and Rock – will be held April 18, from 1-5 p.m., at Sugar Land Town Square.

Paper shredding will be available at no cost throughout the event in the City Hall parking l...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: February 18, 2015

New Crime Map to Empower Citizens with Information to Stay Safe

Sugar Land, TX - The Sugar Land Police Department will launch a new online crime map on March 2, one that provides a regional perspective of crimes occurring in Sugar Land and surrounding jurisdictions.

Known as RAIDS Online, the tool offers expanded, ...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: February 16, 2015

Sugar Land Police Department Names Police Officer of the Year

Sgt. Matt Levan

Sugar Land, TX - The Sugar Land Police Department recently named Sgt. Matt Levan as the 2014 Officer of the Year.

The award recognizes a police officer who made an outstanding contribution to the department and the community. Levan was selected from a...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: February 13, 2015

Turn Out Lights for Earth Hour

Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land will participate in Earth Hour on Saturday, March 28, at 8:30 p.m. by turning off non-essential lights at City Hall. Residents and businesses are asked to join the City in its commitment to a sustainable community.

Earth Hou...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: February 10, 2015

Sugar Land Receives Clean Audit

Sugar Land, TX - A recent external audit of Sugar Land’s financial records for fiscal year 2014 (Oct.1, 2013, through Sept. 30, 2014) received the highest level of assurance. Whitley Penn, LLP, served as the City’s external audit firm.

According to t...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: February 9, 2015

Police Searching for Postal Thief

Surveillance video posted at http://webtools.sugarlandtx.gov/_blind/theft-01-2015/

Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land police are looking for a man seen on home surveillance video stealing packages from a house in the 5900 block of Oak Place Drive in the River...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: February 6, 2015

Sugar Land Appoints New Municipal Court Associate Judge

Sugar Land Appoints New Municipal Court Associate Judge

Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land City Council recently approved the selection of Jennifer C. Chiang as the City’s new associate judge. Chiang will work independently under the supervision of Judge Craig Landin and substitute in the courtroom when he is not av...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: February 5, 2015

Police Searching for Reported Gunman

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land police are investigating a man’s report of an armed robbery near Prosperity Bank, 14060 U.S. Highway 59, on Jan. 22.

The man initially told police he was forced into a vehicle at gunpoint after leaving the bank and driven to...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: February 4, 2015

Annual EGGStravaganza Set for March 28

Sugar Land, TX – Hop on over to Eldridge Park on Saturday, March 28 for a chance to meet the Easter bunny during the City of Sugar Land’s 31st Annual EGGStravaganza from noon to 3 p.m.

Be sure to arrive in plenty of time for the not-so-traditional egg...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: February 2, 2015

Fun, Adventure Around Corner During Spring Break Camp

Sugar Land, TX - Registration is open for the City of Sugar Land’s annual Spring Break Camp taking place Monday-Friday, March 9-13. This year, the camp has extended hours and will run from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Imperial Park Recreation Center, 234 Matla...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: February 2, 2015

Sugar Land Fire Department Names First Firefighter of the Year

Sugar Land Fire Department Names First Firefighter of the Year

Sugar Land, TX - The Sugar Land Fire Department and Sugar Land Citizen’s Fire Academy Alumni Association (SLCFAA) recently awarded Victor Peschke with the first Firefighter of the Year award.

The award recognizes outstanding Sugar Land firefighters wh...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: January 22, 2015

Cultural Kite Festival Set for March 7

Sugar Land, TX - Up, Up and Away! Vibrant kites will once again accent the big Texas sky at the sixth annual Cultural Kite Festival on Saturday, March 7, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Sugar Land Memorial Park, 15300 University Blvd.

Activities and entert...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: January 22, 2015

Imperial Park Rec Center to host The Sugar Gala – A Father/Daughter Dance

Sugar Land, TX - Dads and their sweet little girls are invited to attend the “Sugar Gala – A Father/Daughter Dance” at the Imperial Park Recreation Center (IPRC), 234 Matlage Way, for an evening of dancing and fun on Saturday, Feb. 21, from 6-8 p.m.

...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: January 7, 2015

Police Searching for Whataburger Gunmen

Surveillance Video at http://webtools.sugarlandtx.gov/_blind/robbery_1-4-15/index.asp

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land police are looking for four black men who robbed a Whataburger at gunpoint, 340 State Highway 6, on Jan. 4.

The men entered the busine...Read on...

2015 City News Releases
Posted on: January 6, 2015

Police Searching for Shell Robbers

Surveillance Video at http://webtools.sugarlandtx.gov/_blind/robbery_12-22-14/index.asp

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land police are looking for two men who robbed a Shell gas station, 1750 Williams Trace Blvd., on Dec. 22.

The men entered the store at ...Read on...

2015 City News Releases