Did annexation impact service levels and create new needs?

As a result of more than 10 years of planning and funds set aside by residents of the annexed areas specifically for the annexation of Greatwood and New Territory, the city completed one of the largest and most successful annexations in state history. The City evaluated this annexation on a stand-alone basis; and concluded that the cost to the City of providing services to the annexed areas was supported by revenues generated from the annexed areas, and there was no reduction in services to residents already living within Sugar Land’s corporate city limits.

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1. How many animals are adopted at the Sugar Land Animal Shelter each year?
2. If we keep neutering all these animals, where do the new ones keep coming from?
3. Why does a new animal shelter cost $6.6 million?
4. Why is a new animal shelter on the ballot?
5. What types of research and studies were done prior to the animal shelter bond proposition being developed?
6. Is a new animal shelter being proposed because the 2017 annexation of New Territory and Greatwood caused the animal shelter to exceed its capacity?
7. Did annexation impact service levels and create new needs?
8. How was the design for the proposed animal shelter determined?
9. I thought the new animal shelter was going to cost closer to 9M. Why isn’t that amount reflected in the bond proposition?