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 more �

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 more �

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 more �
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 more �
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 more �
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 more �
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 more �
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 more �
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 more �
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 more �
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 more �
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 more �
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 more �
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 more �
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 more �
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 more �
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 more �

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 more �
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 more �
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 more �
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 more �
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 more �

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 more �

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 more �

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 more �

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 more �

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 more �

Posted on: October 6, 2016

Sugar Land 101 Class Applications Close Oct. 31

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 al...Read more �

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 more �

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 more �

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 more �

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 more �

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 more �

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 more �

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 more �

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 more �

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 more �

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 more �

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 more �

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 more �

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 more �

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 more �

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 more �

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 more �

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 more �

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 more �

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 more �

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 more �

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 more �

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 more �

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 more �

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 more �

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 more �

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 more �

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 more �

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 more �

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 more �

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 more �

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 more �

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 more �

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 more �

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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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 more �

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 more �

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 more �

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 more �

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 more �

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 more �

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 more �

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 more �

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 more �

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 more �

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 more �

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 more �

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 more �

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 more �

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 more �

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 more �

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 more �

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 more �

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 more �

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 more �

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 more �

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 more �

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 more �

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 more �

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 more �

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 more �

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 more �

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 more �

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 more �

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 more �

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 more �

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 more �

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 more �

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 more �

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 more �

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 more �

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 more �

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 more �

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 more �

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 more �

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 more �

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 more �

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 more �

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 more �

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 more �

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 more �