News Flash

Posted on: September 15, 2021

Police Searching for Two Gunmen Involved in Home Invasion

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land detectives are looking for two men who forced a woman at gunpoint inside her home in the 2000 block of Ralston Branch Way and stole cash and purses. 

The woman said she drove straight home from work in Houston...

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2021 News Releases
Posted on: September 8, 2021

City Council Approves Agreement for Bluebonnet Nutrition Corporation’s New Expansion

Sugar Land, TX- Sugar Land City Council recently approved a tax abatement agreement with Bluebonnet Nutrition Corporation, headquartered in Sugar Land, securing an additional $18 million in capital investment to its Sugar Land Business Park location and a...

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2021 News Releases
Posted on: September 3, 2021

Person Tests Positive for West Nile Virus

Sugar Land, TX – The city of Sugar Land has confirmed its first case of West Nile encephalitis virus in 2021. 

The Fort Bend County Health Department informed Dr. Joe Anzaldua, the city’s medical director and health authority, ...

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2021 News Releases
Posted on: September 3, 2021

Applications Open for Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council Class of 2021-22

Sugar Land, TX – Applications for the 2021-2022 Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council (MYAC) class are open through Sept. 22 at 11:59 p.m. 

The monthly meetings will be held virtually via Zoom, with potential in-person meetings schedu...

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2021 News Releases
Posted on: August 30, 2021

September Food Truck Events Include Bikes and Brews, Family Game Night

Sugar Land, TX – Come party with us at the city of Sugar Land’s upcoming September Food Truck Series, including Bikes and Brews and Family Game Night. These events will feature games, activities and offer a variety of food and beverage trucks. 

Bi...

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2021 News Releases
Posted on: August 24, 2021

Sugar Land Launches Real-Time Flood Warning Tool to Keep Residents Safe

Sugar Land, TX – The city of Sugar Land recently launched a web-based tool to provide residents and city engineers with real-time information on street flooding that will enable informed decisions to protect life and property. 

The Integ...

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2021 News Releases
Posted on: August 23, 2021

Serve City Government Through Service on 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 Animal Advisory Board and Independent Ethics Review Board.

The deadline for applications is 11:59 p.m. on Sept...

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2021 News Releases
Posted on: August 18, 2021

Contract Authorized for Advanced Metering Infrastructure

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land City Council recently approved a $1.1 million contract for an Advanced Meter Infrastructure project.

The project was included in recommendations of a 14-member citizen-led committee that spent more than two years devel...

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2021 News Releases
Posted on: August 9, 2021

Come Party with us at Food Truck Fridays: Movie Series

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land’s Food Truck Friday Movie Series will feature family favorite films and offer a variety of food and beverage trucks on Friday evenings from 6-9 p.m. at Oyster Creek Park, 4033 Highway 6. 

Event dates...

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2021 News Releases
Posted on: August 5, 2021

Mosquitos Test Positive for West Nile Virus - Morrison Place and Austin Parkway

Sugar Land, TX ­– The city of Sugar Land has confirmed the presence of West Nile virus at mosquito traps located on in the 800 block of Morrison Place in the New Territory subdivision and the 3800 block of Austin Parkway near the Settler...

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2021 News Releases
Posted on: August 5, 2021

Phillip W. Savko Terminal Announced at Sugar Land Regional Airport

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land City Council recently named the terminal at Sugar Land Regional Airport after former Director of Aviation Phillip W. Savko.

Prior to his death, Savko served 21 years as the city’s aviation director. One of hi...

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2021 News Releases
Posted on: August 5, 2021

Former City Manager Allen Bogard Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Sugar Land, TX – The Texas City Management Association recognized former City Manager Allen Bogard with a Lifetime Achievement Award.

Bogard’s 44 years of public service included 25 in Sugar Land, with 19 as its city manager and past ro...

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2021 News Releases
Posted on: August 5, 2021

Sugar Land Opposes FEMA Risk Rating 2.0

Avoid potential flood insurance premium increases - buy before Sept. 1

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land City Council recently approved a resolution opposing FEMA Risk Rating 2.0 and any effort requiring the mandatory purchase of flood insurance for pr...

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2021 News Releases
Posted on: August 1, 2021

Disoriented Woman Found Walking Alone on Dulles Avenue

Update: August 1, 10 a.m. -  The woman has been identified, and is being reunited with family.

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land police need the public’s help to identify a 65-year-old Asian woman found at Dulles Avenue and Plantatio...

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2021 News Releases
Posted on: July 29, 2021

Mosquito Tests Positive for West Nile Virus - East RiverPark

Sugar Land, TX ­– The city of Sugar Land has confirmed the presence of West Nile virus at a mosquito trap located on East RiverPark in the RiverPark subdivision.

The mosquitoes were trapped this week, and Sugar Land was notified today tha...

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2021 News Releases
Posted on: July 28, 2021

Sugar Land Files Proposed FY22 Budget, Capital Improvement Program

Sugar Land, TX – City Manager Michael W. Goodrum recently submitted a proposed $298 million budget for fiscal year 2022, which begins Oct. 1.

The proposed budget includes $238.9 million for operations and $59.1 million for capital projects. It f...

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2021 News Releases
Posted on: July 22, 2021

Mosquito Tests Positive for West Nile Virus - Elkins Drive

Sugar Land, TX ­– The city of Sugar Land has confirmed the presence of West Nile virus at a mosquito trap located in the 4400 block of Elkins Drive. 

The mosquitoes were trapped this week, and Sugar Land was notified today that a...

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2021 News Releases
Posted on: July 13, 2021

Mosquito Tests Positive for West Nile Virus - East RiverPark

Sugar Land, TX - The city of Sugar Land has confirmed the presence of West Nile virus at a mosquito trap located on East RiverPark in the RiverPark subdivision.

The mosquitoes were trapped last week, and Sugar Land was notified today that at least one test...

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2021 News Releases
Posted on: July 2, 2021

Mosquito Tests Positive for West Nile Virus - Morrisons Place

Sugar Land, TX - The city of Sugar Land has confirmed the presence of West Nile virus at a mosquito trap located on Morrisons Place in the New Territory subdivision. 

The mosquitoes were trapped earlier this week, and Sugar Land was notified today...

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2021 News Releases
Posted on: June 18, 2021

Sugar Land Named Most Business-Ready City in the Nation

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land recently landed the top spot in “The 15 Most Ambitious U.S. Cities” list – an award that recognizes the best business-savvy cities in the nation.

According to Verizon Business Ready, the h...

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2021 News Releases
Posted on: June 17, 2021

Sugar Land Responds to Community Needs with Expansion of Public Art

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land City Council recently celebrated the completion of artwork on Brooks Street bridge that continues to expand the city’s commitment to public art.

According to artist Katy Antill, her mural called “Na...

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2021 News Releases
Posted on: June 16, 2021

Generator Rebate Pilot Program Supports Proactive Preparedness

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land City Council recently approved an ordinance establishing a generator rebate pilot program -- a move intended to promote preparedness, resiliency and residential reinvestment.

Qualifying homeowners must apply for the re...

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2021 News Releases
Posted on: June 3, 2021

Celebrate Fourth of July in Sugar Land with a BOOM!

Sugar Land, TX - The city of Sugar Land’s Red, White and Boom Celebration is scheduled for Sunday, July 4, from 7-10 p.m., at The Crown Festival Park, 18355 Southwest Freeway.

Enjoy an evening full of patriotic family fun with activities for all...

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2021 News Releases
Posted on: June 2, 2021

Sugar Land Leads the Way in Citizen Satisfaction

Sugar Land, TX - ETC Institute recently selected the city of Sugar Land for a “Leading the Way Award” for resident satisfaction with city services. 

“The award recognizes local governments that rank in the top 10 perc...

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2021 News Releases
Posted on: June 1, 2021

Residents Needed to Chart Future of Solid Waste, Recycling

Sugar Land, TX - The city of Sugar Land is creating a resident task force to develop recommendations for the future of solid waste and recycling in Sugar Land.

Applications for the task force may be submitted at https://Volunteer.SugarLandTX.gov through Ju...

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2021 News Releases
Posted on: May 28, 2021

Sugar Land Completes Brazos River Park Connector Road, Trail

Sugar Land, TX - The city of Sugar Land recently completed the Brazos River Park Connector Road and Trail project.

The road is one-mile long and connects two of the city’s regional parks, Sugar Land Memorial Park and Brazos River Park. The proje...

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2021 News Releases
Posted on: May 21, 2021

City Council Approves Drainage Improvement Project in Austin Park and Chimneystone

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land City Council approved an engineering design contract to improve drainage in the Austin Park and Chimneystone subdivisions, a top priority identified by Sugar Land residents through the 2020 Citizen Satisfaction Survey...

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2021 News Releases
Posted on: May 21, 2021

City Council Approves Purchases for Communication Improvements

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land City Council recently approved a contract to purchase materials for the High Site Communication Improvements project.

The project is part of the Capital Improvement Program (CIP). The CIP identifies capital projects; ...

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2021 News Releases
Posted on: May 20, 2021

Suspected Serial Burglar Seen on Surveillance Video

Video posted at www.sugarlandtx.gov/Burglary211914

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land detectives are looking for a man seen on surveillance video burglarizing a business along U.S. Highway 59.

Police responded to a criminal trespass on April 15 at the C...

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2021 News Releases
Posted on: May 5, 2021

Sugar Land Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council Class of 2021

SUGAR LAND, TEXAS – Sugar Land City Council recently recognized the Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council (MYAC) Class of 2020-2021.

The class represented the 16th year of the program and had participation from 12 area high schools. ...

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2021 News Releases
Posted on: May 5, 2021

Agreement Approved for Sugar Land-based Accredo Packaging, Inc. Expansion

Sugar Land, TX- Sugar Land City Council recently approved a tax abatement agreement with Accredo Packaging, Inc. securing an additional $9.5 million in capital investment to its Sugar Land Business Park location, 30 new jobs, and the retention of 525 jobs...

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2021 News Releases
Posted on: April 27, 2021

Sugar Land Mayor Pledges to Help Save Monarch Butterfly

Sugar Land, TX - Mayor Joe R. Zimmerman signed the National Wildlife Federation’s Mayors’ Monarch Pledge on Earth Day 2021 committing to take action to help save the declining monarch butterfly and other pollinators. 

The city ...

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2021 News Releases
Posted on: April 22, 2021

Sugar Land Memorial Day Ceremony to Salute Fallen Soldiers

Sugar Land, TX - To commemorate soldiers who died in active military service, the city of Sugar Land will host its annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday, May 31, at Sugar Land Memorial Park, 15300 University Blvd.  Admission is free and open to ...

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2021 News Releases
Posted on: April 22, 2021

May Events Set for Sugar Land Memorial Park

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land Memorial Park has some sweet spring events for all to enjoy, including our furry friends.   

The Doggie Yappy Hour Series will feature pet-friendly activities, music and a variety of food and beverage...

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2021 News Releases
Posted on: April 21, 2021

Sugar Land Recognizes Volunteers of the Year

SUGAR LAND ­– Six participants in the city’s Serve Sugar Land program have been named 2020 Volunteers of the Year.

Each year, city departments select a volunteer who fosters an atmosphere of community and enhances the delivery o...

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2021 News Releases
Posted on: April 20, 2021

Astros Finalize Sugar Land Skeeters Acquisition

HOUSTON, TX - The Houston Astros acquisition of the Sugar Land Skeeters franchise was officially approved by the Sugar Land City Council today. As part of the agreement, the Astros and the City of Sugar Land partnered o...

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2021 News Releases
Posted on: April 8, 2021

Food Truck Friday Concert Series set for April

Sugar Land, TX – Come party with us at the city of Sugar Land’s Food Truck Friday Concert Series featuring local bands and a variety of food and beverage trucks on April 16, 23 and 30 from 6-8 p.m. at Sugar Land Memorial Park, 15300 Un...

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2021 News Releases
Posted on: March 8, 2021

Celebrate Spring with Kite Flying, Art, Children’s Playground at International Art & Kite Festival

Sugar Land, TX – Step into springtime, and enjoy an entertaining day of fun activities and excitement at Sugar Land’s International Arts Festival as the city celebrates with a full-slate of outdoor adventures on Saturday, March 27, fro...

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2021 News Releases
Posted on: March 4, 2021

Sugar Land Crime Rate Lowest on Record

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land’s crime rate for 2020 was the lowest on record.   

The results were included in the Sugar Land Police Department’s 2020 Annual Report. More results follow:

  • Sugar Land’s crime rate decreased 26 percent from 2019 ...
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2021 News Releases
Posted on: February 24, 2021

Sugar Land Speeds Winter Storm Recovery Relief

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land City Council recently approved an ordinance taking actions necessary to speed recovery relief for citizens.

“Residents of Sugar Land have endured conditions no one should have to experience during the past we...

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2021 News Releases
Posted on: February 24, 2021

City Council Approves Drainage Improvement Projects

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land City Council approved two contracts to address drainage projects in the city, a top priority identified by Sugar Land residents through the 2020 Citizen Satisfaction Survey. These projects were approved by Sugar Land ...

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2021 News Releases
Posted on: February 19, 2021

Boil Water Notice Rescinded

Sugar Land, TX – On February 17, 2021 the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality required the City of Sugar Land-Greatwood water system (PWS ID 0790296) to issue a Boil Water Notice to inform customers, individuals, or employees that due to c...

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2021 News Releases
Posted on: February 17, 2021

Boil Water Notice

Sugar Land, TX – Due to extremely low temperatures, increased demand, and prolonged power outages to critical city infrastructure, the City of Sugar Land is issuing a boil water notice for customers of its Greatwood Water System, effective immediately. Th...

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2021 News Releases
Posted on: February 11, 2021

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

Sugar Land, Texas – The results of Sugar Land’s 2020 Citizen Satisfaction Survey show that 98 percent of respondents rated the city as an “excellent” or “good” place to live and 97 percent rated ...

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2021 News Releases
Posted on: February 3, 2021

General Election Scheduled for City Council

Sugar Land, TX – A general election for the positions of Sugar Land City Council single-member districts one through four will take place on May 1 at Sugar Land City Hall, 2700 Town Center Blvd. North.  

Important dates for voting follow...

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2021 News Releases
Posted on: January 11, 2021

City Council Accepts Donation for Plaza Development, Patio Improvements

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land City Council accepted donations totaling $118,856.66 for the development of the Eagle Plaza at Sugar Land Memorial Park and outdoor patio improvements at the T.E. Harman Center. The donations come from the Sugar Land ...

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2021 News Releases

News Flash

Posted on: December 30, 2020

Municipal Court Administrators Earn Certification; Beverly Wins Award

Sugar Land, TX – The Texas Court Clerks Association (TCCA) has selected Sugar Land Municipal Court Administrator Kendra Beverly as the recipient of the 2020 Distinguished Service Award. Additionally, the National Center for State Courts&rsqu...

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Archive 1 - 2020 News Releases
Posted on: December 30, 2020

Planned Utility Rate Increases Set for Jan. 1; City Approves Contract for Utility Rate Study

Sugar Land, TX – The utility rate increases approved by City Council in September will take effect Jan. 1. The utility rates will result in an approximately $10 monthly increase to utility bills for residential customers.

Residents with 10,000 g...

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Archive 1 - 2020 News Releases
Posted on: December 28, 2020

Sugar Land Recognizes Employee of the Year

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land City Manager Michael W. Goodrum recently named Application Developer Tahamidur Rahman as employee of the year. 

The city’s employee of the year is selected from a group of champion employees nominate...

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Archive 1 - 2020 News Releases
Posted on: December 21, 2020

City of Sugar Land Earns First Place in Digital Cities Ranking

Sugar Land, TX – The city of Sugar Land has placed first among cities ranging in populations from 75,000-124,999 in the 2020 ranking of Digital Cities by the Center for Digital Government (CDG), a national research and advisory institute on info...

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Archive 1 - 2020 News Releases
Posted on: December 7, 2020

Sugar Land 101 Class Applications Available

Sugar Land, TX – The city of Sugar Land is accepting applications through Dec. 22 for the next Sugar Land 101 class scheduled to be held virtually in January through March 2021.

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

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Archive 1 - 2020 News Releases
Posted on: December 2, 2020

City Council Accepts Donation from Cullinan Park Conservancy

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land City Council accepted a donation from the Cullinan Park Conservancy for $287,465.93 to be used for Cullinan Park phase two improvements.

Of the donation amount, $56,346.93 was paid by the Conservancy directly to a consultant for...

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Archive 1 - 2020 News Releases
Posted on: November 28, 2020

Sugar Land Movie Series to Screen Festive Films at Drive-In Movie Experience

UPDATE: Due to current inclement weather forecasts and after consultation with the producer and City of Sugar Land Emergency Management, the decision has been made to reschedule the upcoming showings of Frozen (Nov. 27) and Elf (Nov. 28) to a later date i...

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Archive 1 - 2020 News Releases
Posted on: November 24, 2020

Sugar Land Celebrates 12 Days of Christmas with Virtual, In-Person Activities!

Sugar Land, TX – Mark your calendars and prepare to celebrate the Christmas holiday in Sugar Land from Dec. 1-12.

The city will offer 12 consecutive days of festivities with virtual activities Monday through Thursday and in-person events on Friday, Saturda...

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Archive 1 - 2020 News Releases
Posted on: November 11, 2020

Sugar Land Rolls Out ‘Tis the Season for Sweet Cash Holiday Shopping Incentives

Sweet Cash program continues with simpler, quicker features to support local economy

Sugar Land, TX – ‘Tis the Season for Sweet Cash launches today for Sugar Land’s holiday shopping season, bringing back the popular program wi...

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Archive 1 - 2020 News Releases
Posted on: October 15, 2020

Food Truck Fridays will be Party in the Park

Sugar Land, TX – Join the party at the city of Sugar Land’s Fall Food Truck Friday Series for food, drinks and music on Oct. 23, Oct. 30 and Nov. 6, from 6-8 p.m., at Sugar Land Memorial Park, 15300 University Blvd.

Please check www.Sug...

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Archive 1 - 2020 News Releases
Posted on: October 15, 2020

Halloween Town is Returning to Constellation Field in 2020

Sugar Land, TX – The city of Sugar Land is partnering with the Sugar Land Skeeters to host Halloween Town on Oct. 31, from 4-8 p.m., at Constellation Field, 1 Stadium Drive.

Previously hosted at Sugar Land Town Square, Halloween Town remains a f...

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Archive 1 - 2020 News Releases
Posted on: October 1, 2020

Sugar Land Police Searching for Carjacking Suspect

Video posted at www.sugarlandtx.gov/ARobbery204003

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land detectives are looking for a person of interest seen on surveillance video shortly before a woman’s vehicle was stolen at gunpoint in a parking lot.

The woman...

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Archive 1 - 2020 News Releases
Posted on: September 29, 2020

Sugar Land Adopts FY2021 Budget, Tax Rate

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land City Council adopted a $254.3 million budget for fiscal year 2021 and a tax rate of 33.65 cents per $100 -- one of the lowest in the state of Texas among similarly sized cities -- as proposed after a series of worksho...

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Archive 1 - 2020 News Releases
Posted on: September 18, 2020

Sugar Land Shoppers Honor Frontline Workers Through Sweet Cash Program

Program provides gift cards and gratitude to workers on the frontlines of the pandemic

Sugar Land, TX – The Sugar Land Office of Economic Development launched the Sweet Cash program in June to support Sugar Land businesses, frontline workers and ...

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Archive 1 - 2020 News Releases
Posted on: September 18, 2020

Boards, Commissions Application Deadline Extended to Sept. 22

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land is looking for volunteers interested in giving their time, energy and expertise to serve as members on the Animal Advisory Board, Building Standards Commission, Independent Ethics Review Board, Planning and Zoning Com...

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Archive 1 - 2020 News Releases
Posted on: September 16, 2020

City Council, Charter Election Early Voting to Begin Soon

Sugar Land, TX - Early voting will be held Oct. 13-30 for Sugar Land’s Nov. 3 City Council and charter election.

In addition to the positions of mayor, at-large one, and at-large two, the ballot will include nine possible changes to the city&...

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Archive 1 - 2020 News Releases
Posted on: September 14, 2020

Sugar Land Recognizes Volunteers of the Year

Sugar Land, TX - The city of Sugar Land recently named six 2019 Volunteers of the Year.

The six volunteers contributed more than 700 hours of volunteer service to the city last year, equating to almost $18,000 in in-kind donations. Sugar Land’s ...

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Archive 1 - 2020 News Releases
Posted on: September 4, 2020

Serve City Government Through Service on Boards, Commissions

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land is looking for volunteers interested in giving their time, energy and expertise to serve as members on the Animal Advisory Board, Building Standards Commission, Independent Ethics Review Board, Planning and Zoning Com...

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Archive 1 - 2020 News Releases
Posted on: September 4, 2020

Healthcare Heroes Week to Recognize Hospital Workers on Front Lines

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land firefighters, police officers and other city employees will join the community Sept. 21-25 to celebrate front-line hospital workers during Healthcare Heroes Week.

The celebration had been scheduled in August but was de...

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Archive 1 - 2020 News Releases
Posted on: August 31, 2020

Sugar Land Set for Virtual Fall Festival Experience!

Sugar Land, TX – At the onset of fall, Sugar Land will begin a new annual tradition of a Fall Festival on Saturday, Sept. 26.

The event will be a wonderful opportunity for residents and visitors to enjoy many great activities that the season bri...

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Archive 1 - 2020 News Releases
Posted on: August 31, 2020

Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council Accepting Applications for Class of 2020-2021

Sugar Land, TX –Applications for the 2020-2021 MYAC class will open on Sept. 1 at https://volunteer.sugarlandtx.gov.  

Sessions will be held once a month virtually via Zoom. Interested students should submit completed applications by Sep...

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Archive 1 - 2020 News Releases
Posted on: August 24, 2020

Healthcare Heroes Week Delayed to September Due to Weather

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land’s Health Care Heroes Week has been postponed to September due to the uncertainty of Hurricane Laura. Specific dates will be announced in the near future.

Activities, including hospital drive-by parades schedu...

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Archive 1 - 2020 News Releases
Posted on: August 17, 2020

New Water Bill Payment System Provides Increased Security

Sugar Land, TX –  The city of Sugar Land will launch a new online water bill payment system in September.

The Office of Treasury and the Information Technology Department identified Paymentus after months of research to find a tool that ...

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Archive 1 - 2020 News Releases
Posted on: August 14, 2020

Healthcare Heroes Week to Recognize Hospital Workers on Front Lines

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land firefighters, police officers and other city employees will join the community Aug. 24-28 to celebrate front-line hospital workers during Healthcare Heroes Week.

“The sacrifices being made by our medical prof...

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Archive 1 - 2020 News Releases
Posted on: August 14, 2020

Sugar Land Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council Class of 2020 to Graduate

Sugar Land, TX – The Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council (MYAC) Class of 2019-2020 will graduate on Aug. 18.

The class represents the 15th year of the program with a total of 33 students participating from 10 area high schools. 

MYA...

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Archive 1 - 2020 News Releases
Posted on: August 11, 2020

City of Sugar Land Seeks Public Comments on 2020 Hazard Mitigation Plan

Sugar Land, TX – The city of Sugar Land will hold a virtual public workshop for the 2020 Hazard Mitigation Plan Update on Aug. 21, from noon to 1 p.m.  Utilize the following meeting link at https://rb.gy/fojtpt to attend.

The city of Su...

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Archive 1 - 2020 News Releases
Posted on: August 4, 2020

Buy, Get, Give – Sugar Land Encourages Houston Area Shoppers to Buy ‘Sweet Cash’

Program has potential to drive $200,000 into local economy

Sugar Land, TX – The Sugar Land Office of Economic Development is urging Sugar Land residents and surrounding Houston-area shoppers to participate in the “Sweet Cash” ...

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Archive 1 - 2020 News Releases
Posted on: August 6, 2020

Council Action on Expanded Dining Supports Economic Health

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land City Council passed an ordinance on Aug. 4 to allow restaurants an opportunity to expand outdoor dining options.  

City Council took the action in an effort to show the city of Sugar Land’s support a...

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Archive 1 - 2020 News Releases
Posted on: July 27, 2020

Sugar Land Presents Proposed FY2021 Budget, Capital Improvement Program

Sugar Land, TX – City Manager Michael W. Goodrum recently submitted a proposed $254.4 million budget for fiscal year 2021, which begins Oct. 1.

The proposed budget includes $226.9 million for operations – a more than 2 percent decline ...

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Archive 1 - 2020 News Releases
Posted on: July 16, 2020

Virtual Summer Fun in Sugar Land!

Sugar Land, TX – Come party with the city of Sugar Land during these virtual community activities that promise to be a ton of fun for attendees! The Virtual Summer Series is scheduled from Sunday, July 26 to Friday, July 31.

During the last week ...

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Archive 1 - 2020 News Releases
Posted on: June 22, 2020

Sugar Land’s Red, White and Boom Going Virtual Due to COVID-19

Sugar Land, TX ¬– There’s a new look and new feel for events this year. One of Sugar Land’s largest community events -- Red, White and Boom -- is going virtual! 

This year, Sugar Land’s virtual Fourt...

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Archive 1 - 2020 News Releases
Posted on: April 15, 2020

Sugar Land City Council Election, Charter Amendment Election Rescheduled to Nov. 3

Sugar Land, TX – The May 2 Sugar Land City Council election has been moved to Nov. 3 due to public health concerns related to COVID-19.

The position of mayor and the at-large one and two seats will be on the ballot.  All three positions ...

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Archive 1 - 2020 News Releases
Posted on: March 4, 2020

Sugar Land Receives Clean Audit Highlighting City’s Fiscal Strength

Sugar Land, Texas – A recent external audit of Sugar Land’s financial statements for fiscal year 2019 (Oct.1, 2018, through Sept. 30, 2019) highlighted the city’s strong financial performance and efforts to ensure a healthy e...

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Archive 1 - 2020 News Releases
Posted on: February 24, 2020

SLPD Targeting Impaired Driving during Spring Break

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land police will conduct a special drunk driving enforcement initiative from March 6-15.  

The enforcement period covers Spring Break and is funded by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) through a Select...

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Archive 1 - 2020 News Releases
Posted on: February 20, 2020

Arts, Adventure Set for Sugar Land’s International Art & Kite Festival

Sugar Land, TX – Families can enjoy a destination of adventure at Sugar Land’s International Art & Kite Festival on March 28, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at The Crown Festival Park, 18355 Southwest Freeway.  

This year&rsq...

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Archive 1 - 2020 News Releases
Posted on: February 10, 2020

Sugar Land Hosts Ninth Annual Sugar Land Showdown Disc Golf Tournament

Sugar Land, TX - The Sugar Land Parks and Recreation Department hosted the Sugar Land Showdown IX Disc Golf Tournament on Jan. 25, marking the ninth year the Parks and Recreation Department has hosted this event.  

"The annual Sugar Land Show...

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Archive 1 - 2020 News Releases
Posted on: February 7, 2020

Railroad to Make Emergency Repairs to Crossing at Texas 6, US90A

Sugar Land, TX – Union Pacific Railroad plans to close one southbound lane of State Highway 6 at U.S. Highway 90A today for emergency repairs.

The closure is needed to repair a broken rail and is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  The Sug...

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Archive 1 - 2020 News Releases
Posted on: February 7, 2020

Sugar Land Wins Award for Right Tree, Right Place Tree Planting

Sugar Land, TX - The Houston Area Urban Forestry Council recently awarded the Sugar Land Parks and Recreation Department a 2019 “Project of the Year” award for the Right Tree, Right...

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Archive 1 - 2020 News Releases
Posted on: February 6, 2020

Joint Capital Improvement Grant Program Now Open

Sugar Land, TX - Applications for the Sugar Land 4B Corporation Joint Capital Improvement Grant Program (JCIP) will be accepted through Feb. 28 at http://sugarlandecodev.com/CIP.

The program provides an opportunity for community-based organizations to part...

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Archive 1 - 2020 News Releases
Posted on: February 6, 2020

Sugar Land Announces Upcoming 2020 Community, Destination Events

Sugar Land, TX - The Sugar Land Parks and Recreation Department is excited to announce its first events in the city’s 2020 lineup.

The community and destination events are designed to enhance ...

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Archive 1 - 2020 News Releases
Posted on: February 5, 2020

Public Meeting Set for Hazard Mitigation Plan Update

Sugar Land, TX – The public is invited to attend a risk assessment workshop for an update to the city’s Hazard Mitigation Plan on Feb. 26, from 6-8 p.m., in the Cane Room at Sugar Land City Hall, 2700 Town Center Blvd. North.

The goal o...

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Archive 1 - 2020 News Releases
Posted on: January 30, 2020

Public Invited to Celebrate Recent Installation of 60th Anniversary Artwork

Sugar Land, TX – The public is invited to an open house on Feb. 8, from 2-4 p.m., at Sugar Land City Hall, 2700 Town Center Blvd. North, to celebrate the city’s newly installed 60th anniversary artwork.

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News Flash

Posted on: December 20, 2019

City of Sugar Land Hosts Fourth Annual Business Appreciation Event

Sugar Land, TX – The city of Sugar Land, in partnership with the Sugar Land Legacy Foundation, hosted its fourth annual business appreciation event, the Leadership and Legacy Luncheon, on Dec...

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Archive 2 - 2019 News Releases
Posted on: December 19, 2019

Planned Utility Increases Set for Jan. 1

Sugar Land, TX – Rate increases approved by City Council in September will appear on January water bills -- resulting in an increase to residents of approximately $5 per month, depending on water usage.  

The city’s utility sys...

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Posted on: December 19, 2019

Sugar Land Recognized for Performance Management Leadership

Sugar Land, TX – The International City/County Management Association (ICMA) awarded the city of Sugar Land a Certificate of Distinction for promoting transparency and accountability, data-in...

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Archive 2 - 2019 News Releases
Posted on: December 16, 2019

Savko Leaves Lasting Legacy for Future Generations

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Sugar Land, TX – Long-time Director of Aviation Phillip W. Savko, 63, recently died after complications from a prolonged illness.

Savko was a 21-year veteran of the Sugar Land Regional Airport.  He led an unprecedented expansion of the f...

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Archive 2 - 2019 News Releases
Posted on: December 13, 2019

Threat to Online Payment System Identified; Investigation Continues

Sugar Land, TX – The city of Sugar Land recently learned that Click2Gov, the online payment system used by the city, has been compromised. This is the same issue that has impacted several cities across the state and the country.

To ensure the saf...

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Archive 2 - 2019 News Releases
Posted on: December 6, 2019

Interactive Events, Oral History Project Celebrate Sugar Land’s 60th Anniversary

Sugar Land, TX – An oral history exhibition and multiple interactive events are among the celebratory events planned by Sugar Land to mark its 60 anniversary on Dec. 29. 

An outdoor e...

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Archive 2 - 2019 News Releases
Posted on: December 4, 2019

Murderer Located in Nevada

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Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land detectives located Treveon James Young, 24, of Houston, who is wanted for the murder of a convenience store clerk in Sugar Land on Aug. 31. 

Young was recently located at the Clark County Detention Center in L...

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Posted on: December 4, 2019

Sugar Land Named Among Top Digital Cities

Sugar Land, TX – The Center for Digital Government named Sugar Land among the nation’s top five cities that successfully use technology to improve resident services, enhance transpa...

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Archive 2 - 2019 News Releases
Posted on: December 3, 2019

A Sweet Jamboree Bash is Taking Over The Sugar Land Heritage Museum and Visitor Center

WHAT:Visit Sugar Land is gearing up for the holidays and inviting the community to come unwrap the holiday magic and spread cheer at their “Sweet Jamboree” one-day event at the Sugar Land Heritage Museum and Visitor Center on Saturday,...

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Archive 2 - 2019 News Releases
Posted on: November 25, 2019

Video Shows Possible Shooting Suspect

Surveillance video posted at www.sugarlandtx.gov/shooting195961

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land police are looking for a man seen on video who they believe was involved in a shooting in Greatwood on Nov. 21. 

Police responded to a report of ...

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Archive 2 - 2019 News Releases
Posted on: November 12, 2019

Help Sugar Land Celebrate 60th Anniversary at 17th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting!

SUGAR LAND, Texas – Santa and Mrs. Claus are bringing their holiday magic to Sugar Land Town Square for the 17th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting on Friday, Dec. 6, from 5-8 p.m.

The steps of Ci...

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Posted on: November 11, 2019

Houston Marriott Sugar Land Celebrates 16 Years of Successful Business

Sugar Land, TX –  Sugar Land City Council recently recognized the Houston Marriott Sugar Land for 16 years of business. It was the first full-service hotel of its kind in Fort Bend County when it opened in Sugar Land Town Square in 2003...

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Archive 2 - 2019 News Releases
Posted on: November 8, 2019

Sugar Land 101 Class Applications Available

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Sugar Land, TX - The city of Sugar Land will accept applications through Dec. 5 for the next Sugar Land 101 class scheduled to begin in January 2020. 

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

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Posted on: November 8, 2019

Voters Approve Bonds for Drainage, Public Safety, Facilities and Animal Shelter

Sugar Land, TX – Based on unofficial election results, Sugar Land voters decisively approved four general obligation bond propositions totaling $90.76 million on Nov. 5. 

The election...

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Posted on: November 6, 2019

Block Party Trailer Program Launched in Sugar Land

Sugar Land, TX – Residents now have access to a trailer full of supplies to make hosting a neighborhood block party easy and enjoyable.

“The Sugar Cube,” a block party trailer intended to help foster ne...

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Posted on: November 5, 2019

City Council Finalizes City Manager Selection with Contract Approval

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land City Council approved a contract on Nov. 5 with Mike Goodrum to serve as the city’s next city manager, effective Jan. 20. 

The unanimous vote occ...

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Posted on: October 31, 2019

Former Assistant City Manager Mike Goodrum Named City Manager

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Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land City Council recently named Mike Goodrum as its next city manager after a nationwide search.

Goodrum currently serves as the city manager of Coral Springs, Fla. 

He will replace Allen Bogard, who plans to retire in Janua...

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Archive 2 - 2019 News Releases
Posted on: October 28, 2019

AAA Bond Rating Affirmed; Refunding Bonds Provide Significant Savings

Sugar Land, TX - Fitch Ratings and Standard & Poor’s Global Ratings both affirmed Sugar Land’s “AAA” bond rating in connection with the issuance of General O...

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Archive 2 - 2019 News Releases
Posted on: October 25, 2019

Día De Los Muertos Exhibit at the Sugar Land Heritage Museum and Visitor Center

Sugar Land, TX (October 25, 2019) – There’s a celebration right around the corner, and you’re invited! This year marks 120 years of Hispanic heritage in Sugar Land. In hon...

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Posted on: October 24, 2019

Budget Award Recognizes Financial Resiliency, Transparency

Sugar Land, TX – The Government Finance Officers Association recently awarded the city of Sugar Land with its 23rd consecutive Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for its Fiscal Year 2019...

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Posted on: October 24, 2019

Census Planning Begins in Sugar Land

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land City Manager recently appointed a Complete Count Committee to ensure an accurate and complete count of Sugar Land residents for the 2020 Census.

The Census count pr...

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Archive 2 - 2019 News Releases
Posted on: October 18, 2019

City of Sugar Land Haunted House Set for Oct. 25-27

Sugar Land, TX – The Sugar Land Parks and Recreation Department will host the third annual city of Sugar Land Haunted House from Oct. 25-27 at the Imperial Park Recreation Center, 234 Matlage Way.

The event will be available in 30 minute increme...

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Archive 2 - 2019 News Releases
Posted on: October 17, 2019

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 Oct. 28 to examine the Sugar Land Police Department’s policy and procedures, management, opera...

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Posted on: October 16, 2019

Man Burglarizes Three Sugar Land Churches

Surveillance video posted at  www.sugarlandtx.gov/burglary194704 

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land police are looking for a man involved in burglaries at three local churches.

The burglaries occurred at Sugar Land Family Church, 1110 ...

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Posted on: October 4, 2019

Halloween Town Coming to Constellation Field in 2019

Sugar Land, TX – The Sugar Land Skeeters will host Halloween Town presented by Imperial Sugar on Oct. 26, from 4-8 p.m., at Constellation Field, 1 Stadium Drive. 

Previously hosted at Sugar Land Town Square, Halloween Town remains a fami...

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Archive 2 - 2019 News Releases
Posted on: September 26, 2019

Sugar Land Fiscal Year 2020 Budget, Tax Rate Approved

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land City Council approved the fiscal year 2020 budget of $272.6 million and tax rate of 33.2 cents at their Sept. 17 meeting. 

The approved budget and capital improvement program (CIP) emphasize the implementation...

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Posted on: September 24, 2019

Applications Open for Sugar Land Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council

SUGAR LAND, Texas - Applications for the 2019-2020 Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council (MYAC) are now open and available at https://volunteer.sugarlandtx.gov. Interested students should submit com...

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Posted on: September 19, 2019

Shooter Identified, Three Arrested in Clerk’s Murder

Surveillance video posted at www.sugarlandtx.gov/Murder194458

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land police issued an arrest warrant for Treveon James Young, 24, of Houston, for the murder of Hamid Lakhani, 63, of Sugar Land.

Detectives believe Young shot an...

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Posted on: September 18, 2019

Fallen Hero to Be Honored

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Sugar Land, TX – A public service is scheduled for Sugar Land Fire-EMS Assistant Chief Clay Fenwick, 57, who died on Friday after battling cancer for almost two years.

Visitation will be held on Friday at Clayton Funeral Home Pearland, 5530 West ...

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Posted on: September 18, 2019

Citizens Asked to Help Identify Framework for Future Mobility Needs

Sugar Land, TX – The city of Sugar Land is accepting applications for a Mobility Master Plan Citizen Task Force.

The citizen-led task force of at least 18 members is intended to build on years...

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Archive 2 - 2019 News Releases
Posted on: September 17, 2019

District 1 Town Hall Meeting Set for Oct. 8

Sugar Land, TX – City Council Member Steve Porter, District 1, will be hosting a District Town Hall Meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 8, from 6-8 p.m., at the T.E. Harman Senior Center, 226 Matlage Way.

Residents are invited to attend a meet and greet fro...

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Posted on: September 17, 2019

City, Sugar Land Legacy Foundation Call for Legacy Award Nominations

Sugar Land, TX - The Sugar Land Legacy Foundation -- a charitable organization created to support and fund local quality of life projects that benefit the residents of Sugar Land -- is accepting nomina...

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Posted on: September 11, 2019

City’s First Ever Virtual District Town Hall Meeting Set for Sept. 23 for District 2

Sugar Land, TX – District 2 City Council Member Naushad Kermally will host the city’s first ever completely virtual District Town Hall meeting on Monday, Sept. 23, from 6-7:30 p.m., on the city of Sugar Land’s Facebook page a...

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Posted on: September 10, 2019

District 4 Town Hall Meeting Set for Sept. 26

Sugar Land, TX – City Council Member Carol McCutcheon will host a District 4 Town Hall meeting on Thursday, Sept. 26, from 6-8 p.m., in Meeting Room 1 of the University Branch Library at the University of Houston at Sugar Land, 14010 University ...

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Posted on: September 3, 2019

District 3 Town Hall Meeting Set for Sept. 16

Sugar Land, TX – City Council Member Stewart Jacobson, District 3, will be hosting a District Town Hall Meeting on Monday, Sept. 16, from 6-8 p.m., at the Clyde and Nancy Jacks Conference Center, 3232 Austin Parkway.

Residents are invited to atte...

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Posted on: August 30, 2019

Serve City Government Through Service on Boards, Commissions

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land is looking for volunteers interested in giving their time, energy and expertise to serve as members on the Building Standards Commission, the Zoning Board of Adjustment and the Sugar Land 4B Corporation (SL4B).&nb...

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Posted on: August 26, 2019

SLPD Targeting Impaired Driving during Labor Day Holiday

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land police will conduct a special drunk driving enforcement initiative from Aug. 31 through Sept. 8.  

The enforcement period covers the Labor Day weekend and ...

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Posted on: August 26, 2019

Woman Uses Power Tool to Steal Botox

Surveillance video www.sugarlandtx.gov/burglary194317

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land police are looking for a woman who used a battery-powered grinding saw to cut into the front door of Botox RN MD Spa, 13500 Southwest Freeway, and steal anti-aging ...

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Posted on: August 23, 2019

Sugar Land’s Art of Wining and Dining: Brunch & Bubbly

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land Town Square, Visit Sugar Land and the Sugar Land Parks and Recreation Department will partner for a spin-off of the traditional Art of Wining and Dining event -- now with a Brunch and Bubbly theme -- on Saturday, Sept...

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Posted on: August 16, 2019

City Council Votes 7-0 to Call Bond Election

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land City Council called a $90.7 million bond election for Nov. 5 to address drainage, public safety facilities and equipment, mobility and an animal shelter.

City Counc...

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Posted on: August 13, 2019

National Search Begins for New City Manager

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land City Council hired Ralph Andersen & Associates to conduct a national search for Sugar Land’s next city manager.

Allen Bogard plans to retire on Jan. 3...

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Posted on: August 12, 2019

Houston Man Charged with Murder, Attempted Murder of Peace Officer

Sheldon Magee

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land police arrested Sheldon Magee, 44, of Houston, for the murder of Kiva Herrera, 38, of Houston, on Aug. 11.

Police responded to a shooting at the Courtyard by Marriott, 16740 Creekbend Drive, on Aug. 11 at 1:15 p.m. Wit...

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Posted on: August 8, 2019

City Manager Lands National Award

Sugar Land, TX – The International City/County Management Association (ICMA) selected City Manager Allen Bogard to receive the Award for Career Excellence.

ICMA is the world’s leadin...

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Posted on: July 19, 2019

Sugar Land Presents Proposed FY2020 Budget, Capital Improvement Program

Sugar Land, TX – City Manager Allen Bogard recently submitted a proposed $272.1 million budget for fiscal year 2020, which begins Oct. 1. 

The proposed budget includes $231.6 million ...

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Posted on: July 10, 2019

Thieves Go on Shopping Spree with Stolen Cards

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land police are looking for two people who used fraudulent credit cards to purchase more than $20,000 worth of merchandise at Sam’s Club stores in the region.

Detectives believe mail stolen during February and Apr...

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Posted on: July 1, 2019

Final Phases of 2013 Parks Bond to be included in 2020 Budget; Homestead Exemption to be Raised

Fiscal Year 2020 Budget to Include Final Phases of 2013 Voter-Approved Parks Bond; City Council Raises Residential Homestead Exemption to Offset Residential Tax Bill Impact

Sugar Land, TX – Su...

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Posted on: June 19, 2019

SLPD Targeting Impaired Driving during Holiday

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land police will conduct a special drunk driving enforcement initiative during the week of July 4.  

The enforcement period is funded by the Texas Department of...

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Posted on: June 19, 2019

This Fourth of July, Celebrate Red, White and Boom in Sugar Land

Sugar Land, TX - There’s a new look and new feel for one of Sugar Land’s largest community events -- Red, White and Boom.

The city’s Fourth of July celebration is taking place at The Crown Festival Park, 18355 Southwest Freewa...

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Posted on: June 18, 2019

City Manager Announces Retirement After 44 Years of Public Service

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land City Manager Allen Bogard plans to retire on Jan. 31, 2020.

His 44 years of public service includes 25 in Sugar Land with 19 as its city manager. 

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Posted on: June 12, 2019

Applicants Needed for Census Complete Count Committee

Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land is seeking 15-20 residents who are leaders representing a diverse cross-section of the city for a Census Complete Count Committee.

“We are now less than a year away...

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Posted on: June 6, 2019

Industrial Expansion Reflects Sugar Land’s Position as Economic Powerhouse

Sugar Land, TX – Two new warehouses totaling more than 315,000 square feet will be built in the Sugar Land Business Park due to an agreement approved by the City Council with Sugar Land Indus...

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Posted on: June 6, 2019

Video Inside Apartment Records Burglary

Surveillance video posted at  www.sugarlandtx.gov/burglary192827 

Sugar Land, TX – Detectives are looking for a man seen on video stealing more than $2,200 worth of electronics from an apartment at Imperial Lofts, 2 Stadium Driv...

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Posted on: June 5, 2019

Thomas Harris III Named City Secretary

Sugar Land, TX – City Manager Allen Bogard promoted Assistant City Secretary Thomas Harris III to the position of city secretary, effective June 5.

He replaces Glenda Gundermann, who retired on May 31 a...

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Posted on: May 31, 2019

Summer Fun Set for Sugar Land

Sugar Land, TX - Come celebrate summer with the city of Sugar Land during community events that promise to be a ton of fun for attendees!

Kick off the summer with the Summer Concert and Food Truck Friday Series at the plaza adjacent to the Smart Financial...

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Posted on: May 24, 2019

City Council Commits to Sugar Land Way Strategies

Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land City Council recently held its annual spring planning session, a day-long workshop where they formalized strategies to ensure the continuance of the “Sugar Land Wa...

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Posted on: May 17, 2019

Sugar Land Earth Day Celebration Rescheduled for May 18

Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land’s Earth Day Celebration –Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and Rock – will be held Saturday, May 18, from noon to 4 p.m., on the plaza at Sugar Land Town Square.

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Posted on: May 2, 2019

Sugar Land Celebrates Bike to Work Day and School Day

Sugar Land, TX - Shape Up Fort Bend and the city of Sugar Land will celebrate National Bike Month on Friday, May 10 with the ninth annual Bike to Work Day and fifth annual Bike to School Day.

Join residents, neighbors and friends for a celebratory ride fro...

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Posted on: April 24, 2019

Man Conducts Sex Act Inside Store

Surveillance video posted at  www.sugarlandtx.gov/crime191957 

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land police are looking for a man who followed a woman inside a store, exposed his genitals and masturbated within her view on April 15.

The wo...

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Posted on: April 18, 2019

HCSS to Expand in City of Sugar Land with Third Building

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land City Council approved an agreement with Heavy Construction Systems Specialists, Inc. (HCSS) for improvements on more than four acres of land on West Airport Boulev...

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Posted on: April 16, 2019

Sugar Land Celebrates Arts, Cultures with Brand New International Arts Festival

Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land’s inaugural International Arts Festival on April 27, from noon to 6 p.m., at The Crown Festival Park at Sugar Land, 18355 Southwest Freeway, will combine two popular events – iFest and Kite Fest. 

Co...

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Posted on: April 10, 2019

Sugar Land Public Safety Dispatcher Lands Top Texas Honors

Sugar Land, TX – Public Safety Dispatcher Erika Stroud was recently selected as Texas’ best trainer -- ensuring Sugar Land remains safer than ever before. 

Both the Texas As...

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Posted on: April 4, 2019

City Secretary Announces Retirement

Sugar Land, TX - City Secretary Glenda Gundermann plans to retire on May 31.  

Gundermann was hired by the city in October 1983. She had previously worked for City of Cities Municipal Utility D...

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Posted on: April 3, 2019

Council Approves Resolution Supporting County Effort to Maintain Historic Site

Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land City Council approved a resolution on Tuesday supporting proposed legislation that would allow Fort Bend County to own and maintain an historic cemetery.

The Texas Legislatur...

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Posted on: March 8, 2019

March 11 Marks 311 Milestone

Sugar Land, TX - The City of Sugar Land will celebrate the one-year anniversary of its 311 Contact Center on March 11 or “3/11.” 

“During our inaugural year, we ha...

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Posted on: March 6, 2019

SLPD Targeting Impaired Driving during Holiday

Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land police will conduct a special drunk driving enforcement initiative from March 9-24.

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

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Posted on: February 22, 2019

Charter Review Commission Sets March 4 Public Hearing

Sugar Land, TX - The Sugar Land Charter Review Commission will hold a public hearing on March 4, at 4 p.m., at Sugar Land City Hall, 2700 Town Center Blvd. North.

The hearing is an opportunity for the p...

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Posted on: February 21, 2019

Apply Now for City/HOA Maintenance Responsibilities Citizen Task Force

Sugar Land, TX - The city is accepting applications through March 13 for the newly created City/HOA Maintenance Responsibilities Citizen Task Force.

The task force will:

  • participate in community dialogue...
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Posted on: February 15, 2019

Public Meeting for 7th Street Drainage Project Set for Feb. 25

Sugar Land, TX - The City of Sugar Land is hosting an informational public meeting to share plans for drainage improvements in The Hill and the Sugar Mill subdivisions. The meeting is scheduled for Feb. 25, from 6:30-7:30 p.m., at Sugar Land Middle School...

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Posted on: January 18, 2019

City to Request Partner for New Hotel, Convention (Conference) Center Project

Sugar Land, TX – The city of Sugar Land released a Request for Statements of Interest (RSI) on Jan. 18 to begin selection of a private-sector partner for a future hotel and convention (confer...

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Posted on: January 14, 2019

City of Sugar Land Hosts Annual Business Appreciation Event

Sugar Land, TX – The city of Sugar Land hosted its third annual business appreciation event, the Leadership and Legacy Luncheon, on Wednesday, Dec. 19.  

The luncheon, held in partner...

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Posted on: January 4, 2019

Crime Spree Targets Fort Bend County Nail Salons

Crime Spree Targets Fort Bend County Nail Salons

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Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land police are looking for a man believed to have participated in at least 14 burglaries targeting nail salons during December and January.

Five burglaries occurred in Sugar Land, and another nin...

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News Flash

Posted on: April 24, 2021

Water line repairs at Highway 6/Lexington Boulevard

April 29 Update: Highway 6 lane closures

  • All northbound lanes are now open.

Get real-time traffic updates at http://its.sugarlandtx.gov/traffic.

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Update: April 28

Crews conducting water line repairs this week at State Highway 6 and Lexington Bou...

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Posted on: September 7, 2021

Hurricane Ida - How to Help

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Visit our Hurricane Ida resources page to find ways to help our friends in Louisiana (or if you are in need of help yourself).

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Posted on: July 23, 2021

Protect Against COVID-19

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Dr. Joe Anzaldua, Sugar Land's public health authority, encourages you to get vaccinated. COVID-19 vaccines are widely accessible in the United States.

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Posted on: August 24, 2021

Innovation That Keeps Us Safe

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Introducing ISWMM, Sugar Land's latest innovative tool that helps keep our community safe.

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Posted on: July 29, 2020

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Making it easier for residents to know who to contact for assistance with non-emergency, city-related questions, and requests for services.

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