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Posted on: April 20, 2018

Drainage Project Protects Covington Woods During Harvey

Bournewood Drainage Project - March 2018

 Photo Caption: Pictured at a recent ribbon cutting ceremony for the Covington Woods drainage project are members of the community with City Council, senior management and project managers.

Sugar Land, TX – The city of Sugar Land recently complete...

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2018 City News Releases
Posted on: April 18, 2018

Record Amount of Material Diverted from Landfills

Sugar Land, TX – More than 48 percent of residential materials were diverted from area landfills in March according to the city’s solid waste and recycling provider.

During an average month, Sugar Land residents recycle about 38 percent...

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2018 City News Releases
Posted on: April 17, 2018

Williams Trace Boulevard Replacement Complete

Williams Trace Opens - March 18

Photo Caption: Pictured during a ribbon cutting ceremony are members of the community with City Council, senior management and project managers.

Sugar Land, TX – The city of Sugar Land recently completed the reconstruction of Williams Trace Boulevard.

The $...

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2018 City News Releases
Posted on: April 16, 2018

Sugar Land Eyes Another Championship Year for Constellation Field

Sugar Land, TX – The city of Sugar Land and Sugar Land Skeeters anticipate continued strong contributions to the local community and economy as the Skeeters prepare for opening day at Constellation Field against the New Britain Bees on April 27....

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2018 City News Releases
Posted on: April 13, 2018

City Completes Lexington Boulevard Drainage Project

Lexington Drainage Project - April 18

Photo Caption: Pictured at a recent ribbon cutting ceremony for the Lexington Boulevard drainage project are members of the community with City Council, senior management and project managers.

Sugar Land, TX – The city of Sugar Land recently completed a $3...

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2018 City News Releases
Posted on: April 13, 2018

Sugar Land Dispatcher Named Best Trainer in Texas

Dispatcher of the Year - April 18

Photo Caption: Pictured is Davis at a public safety dispatch console. 

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land Public Safety Dispatcher Amanda Davis was recently recognized as the 2018 Texas Association of Public Safety Communication Officials Train...

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2018 City News Releases
Posted on: April 5, 2018

Council Approves Annette Williamson Wise Bridge

Photo - Council Recognition

Photo Caption: Family of friends of Wise attended a City Council meeting on April 3 to support renaming Main Street Bridge in Wise’s honor.

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land City Council recently approved a resolution that names the Main Stre...

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2018 City News Releases
Posted on: April 4, 2018

Thief Steals $165 Shoes from City Gear

Surveillance video posted at  www.sugarlandtx.gov/theft181366

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land police are looking for a man who stole $165 shoes from City Gear, 2725 Town Center Blvd. North., on March 14.

An employee said the man entered the st...

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2018 City News Releases
Posted on: April 3, 2018

Application Period Nears for New Independent Ethics Review Board

Sugar Land, Texas – The city of Sugar Land will accept applications for a newly created independent Ethics Review Board beginning April 16.

Those serving on the board will review sworn complaints of Code of Ethical Conduct violations by ...

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2018 City News Releases
Posted on: March 23, 2018

Wallet Thieves Seen on Video Using Stolen Cards

Wallet Thieves Seen on Video Using Stolen Cards

Surveillance video posted at  www.sugarlandtx.gov/CCAbuse180601

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land police are looking for two men who went on a shopping spree with a credit card stolen from an elderly woman’s wallet.

The wallet was stol...

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2018 City News Releases
Posted on: March 15, 2018

Police Arrest Serial Thief Targeting Wallets

Panera Bread Thief

Surveillance video posted at www.sugarlandtx.gov/theft_181295 

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land police arrested a serial thief who took a woman’s wallet at Panera Bread, 1928 State Highway 6, on March 10.

The man entered the restauran...

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2018 City News Releases
Posted on: March 15, 2018

Sugar Land Requests Regional Artists for Traffic Box Wrap Designs

Sugar Land, TX ­– The city of Sugar Land and the Sugar Land Cultural Arts Foundation are requesting proposals from regional artists to design wraps for 11 traffic boxes along U.S. State Highway 90A, between U.S. Highway 59 and State High...

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2018 City News Releases
Posted on: March 14, 2018

Record Amounts of Green Waste Causing Delays

Sugar Land, TX – A record amount of green waste left at curbs in Sugar Land is contributing to service delays.

The city’s solid waste and recycling provider reports that Sugar Land residents recycled more than 960 tons of green waste du...

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2018 City News Releases
Posted on: March 12, 2018

Sugar Land Receives Clean Audit

Sugar Land, Texas – A recent external audit of Sugar Land’s financial statements for fiscal year 2017 (Oct.1, 2016, through Sept. 30, 2017) received the highest level of assurance that the information presented is reliable. The audit w...

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2018 City News Releases
Posted on: March 8, 2018

Three Arrested for Mall Shooting

Three Arrested for Mall Shooting

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land detectives arrested three people yesterday who were involved in a shooting and a kidnapping on Feb. 26 at First Colony Mall, 16535 Southwest Freeway.

On the afternoon of the shooting, a motorist flagged down a Fort Ben...

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2018 City News Releases
Posted on: March 7, 2018

SLFD Exceeds Community Expectations

Sugar Land, TX – The Sugar Land Fire-EMS Department exceeded a target identified by the community to respond to 80 percent of all calls for service in under 8 minutes, 30 seconds.

The results were included in SLFD’s annual report. The a...

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2018 City News Releases
Posted on: March 5, 2018

Sugar Land Launches 311 Contact Center

Sugar Land, Texas – Citizens ask, and the city answers from its newly created 311 Contact Center.

311 is a single, one-stop point of contact designed to make it easier for residents to know who to contact for assistance with non-emergency, city-r...

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2018 City News Releases
Posted on: March 1, 2018

Police Searching for Two Serial Thieves Targeting Wallets

Surveillance video posted at  http://www.sugarlandtx.gov/theft180661

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land police are looking for two people seen on surveillance video stealing a wallet from an unattended purse inside Panera Bread, 1928 Highway 6,...

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2018 City News Releases
Posted on: March 1, 2018

Smart Financial Centre Smashes Economic Projections

Sugar Land, Texas – The Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land has exceeded attendance projections by more than 35 percent and net new sales tax revenue to the city by nearly 50 percent.

The $84 million Smart Financial Centre opened on tim...

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2018 City News Releases
Posted on: February 23, 2018

Residents Give Sugar Land High Marks on City Services, Value for Tax Dollars

Sugar Land, Texas – The results of Sugar Land’s 2017 Citizen Satisfaction Survey show that 97 percent of respondents rated the city as an “excellent” or “good” place to live and 96 perce...

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2018 City News Releases
Posted on: February 22, 2018

EGGStravaganza Set for March 24

Sugar Land, TX – Hop on over to Eldridge Park on Saturday, March 24 for a chance to meet the legendary Easter Bunny during city of Sugar Land’s 34th Annual EGGStravaganza from noon to 3 p.m.  Don’t miss this chance t...

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2018 City News Releases
Posted on: February 21, 2018

Crime Rate in Sugar Land Hits Historic Low

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land’s crime rate for 2017 was the lowest on record.   

The results were included in the Sugar Land Police Department’s 2017 Annual Report. More results follow:

  • Sugar Land’s cr...
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2018 City News Releases
Posted on: February 12, 2018

Pair of Thieves Strike Out at Two Locations

Pair of Thieves Strike Out at Two Locations

Surveillance video posted at www.sugarlandtx.gov/crime020518

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land police are looking for two men seen on surveillance video attempting to pry open a locked door inside an ATT store at 310 State Highway 6.

Police responded to an alarm ...

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2018 City News Releases
Posted on: February 9, 2018

Body Found in Oyster Creek Identified as Missing Brazoria County Man

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land police identified a body found in Oyster Creek on Thursday as George Edgar Solis, who was reported missing in Brazoria County on Jan. 29.  The body was located by two men fishing in Oyster Creek at about 3 p....

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2018 City News Releases
Posted on: February 9, 2018

Cultural Kite Festival Set for March 3

Sugar Land, TX ­– Escape for a moment to witness vibrant kites ride the wind and decorate the sky at the annual Cultural Kite Festival on Saturday, March 3, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Brazos River Park and the newly named The Crown F...

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2018 City News Releases
Posted on: February 9, 2018

Police Searching for Bank Robber

Wells Fargo Bank Robbery Aaron Rodriguez

Surveillance video posted at www.sugarlandtx.gov/robbery175158

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land police issued an arrest warrant for Aaron Vriel Rodriguez, 45, for an attempted robbery at Wells Fargo Bank, 4660 Highway 6, on Nov. 14.

Rodriguez entered t...

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2018 City News Releases
Posted on: February 7, 2018

Post Hurricane Harvey Projects Ongoing

Sugar Land, Texas – Sugar Land City Council recently approved agreements with Fort Bend County Levee Improvement District No. 11 and the Greatwood Community Association for access to drainage infrastructure.

The agreements are part of ongoing cit...

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2018 City News Releases
Posted on: January 31, 2018

City Invests in State-of-the-Art Mobility Solutions

Sugar Land, Texas – Sugar Land City Council recently approved more than $846,000 to expand existing adaptive signal control and wireless vehicle detection at intersections throughout Sugar Land.

The project is part of an ongoing effort to improve mobility ...

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2018 City News Releases
Posted on: January 23, 2018

Police Searching for Credit Card Thief

Surveillance video posted at  www.sugarlandtx.gov/theft175959

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land police are looking for a woman who used a stolen credit card at Walmart, 345 State Highway 6, on Dec. 27 just after 8 p.m.

A woman told police that ...

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2018 City News Releases
Posted on: January 22, 2018

Suspect Seen on Video Stealing Rings in Jewelry Store

Surveillance video posted at www.sugarlandtx.gov/3-theft175438 

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land police are looking for a man seen on video stealing rings valued at more than $72,900 from Plaza Jewelry, 14033 North Southwest Freeway, on Dec. ...

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2018 City News Releases
Posted on: January 18, 2018

Video Shows Smash-and-Grab Suspects in $2 Million Jewelry Heist

Surveillance video posted at www.sugarlandtx.gov/smashgrab180174

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land police are looking for two men seen on surveillance video smashing display cases inside a jewelry store and running away with stolen jewelry valued at $2...

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2018 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.

An employee...

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2018 City News Releases