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Parks Photo Contest Winners Announced
The winners of the first “Show Me City” Parks Photo Contest of Missouri City have been selected. Cindy Cheng won first place, Jose Salas won second place, and Alicia Blum won …

Fort Bend County Scope Dec 2012 Fort Bend County Scope Dec 2012

Fort Bend County Signs Second MOU With Chinese Officials
County and business leaders from Fort Bend County welcomed delegates from the city of Foshan, Chancheng District, China, to the Gulf Coast region and Greater Houston area …

Fort Bend County Scope Nov 2012 Fort Bend County Scope Nov 2012

Legacy Foundation Makes First Donation
Sugar Land completed the expansion of Eldridge Park Trail, a project supported with a $15,000 Great American Trails grant from the National Recreation and Park Association and the Darden Foundation. Sugar …

Fort Bend County Scope Oct 2012 Fort Bend County Scope Oct 2012

Commute Solutions Month In Sugar Land
Sugar Land Mayor James A. Thompson declared August as Commute Solutions Month in Sugar Land, one component of a broader effort to inform citizens about the Commute Solutions Program.
Commute Solutions …

Fort Bend County Scope Sept. 2012 Fort Bend County Scope Sept. 2012

Missouri City Recreation and Tennis Center Opens
The new Recreation and Tennis Center in Missouri City opened with attendees enjoying tours of the center conducted by Staff and Parks’ Board members. Other activities included athletes …

Fort Bend County Scope June 2012 Fort Bend County Scope June 2012

The “Show Me City” Is a Hit at the Box Office
Missouri City Mayor Allen Owen went from the “big office” to the big screen, presenting his “State of the City” address to nearly 300 people …

Fort Bend County Scope May 2012 Fort Bend County Scope May 2012

Sugar Land Named
ADL Community of Respect
Four years after being named the nation’s first “Community of Respect,” the Anti-Defamation League again recognized Sugar Land for its ongoing commitment to foster an inclusive and respectful community.
Sugar …

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Rosenberg Development Corp. Approves IPA Proposal
The Rosenberg Development Corporation voted to enter into a performance agreement with Imperial Performing Arts Inc. to develop a performing and cultural arts program in historic downtown Rosenberg at its …

Fort Bend County Scope March 2012 Fort Bend County Scope March 2012

SL Multicultural Outreach Lands National Recognition
The International City/County Management Association presented Sugar Land with the 2011 Community Sustainability Award for the city’s multi-cultural outreach and education efforts.

Fort Bend County Scope December 2011 Fort Bend County Scope December 2011

Sugar Land Animal Services Breaks Adoption Record
Sugar Land Animal Services set a new record with 376 pet adoptions in 2011, an increase of more than 50 from 2010.
Kathryn Ketchum, animal services manager, attributes the increase …

Fort Bend County Scope October 2011 Fort Bend County Scope October 2011

Skeeters Names First Manager
The Sugar Land Skeeters announced the hiring of former Major League All-Star Gary Gaetti as the first manager in franchise history. The Skeeters will play its first game at StarTex Power …

Fort Bend County Scope August 2011 Fort Bend County Scope August 2011

Landmark Graduation For Missouri City Police and Fire Academy
Celebrating 25 years of tradition in Missouri City, 23 people graduated from the Police and Fire Academy after completing six weeks of training that offered a “behind-the-scenes” …

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Sugar Land 101 Graduates 2011 Class
Sugar Land City Council recently recognized 28 graduates of Sugar Land 101 — a 10-week course focusing on city operations and preparing participants for leadership roles in the community.
By the …

Fort Bend County Scope June 2011 Fort Bend County Scope June 2011

Memorial Hermann Signs on as Skeeters Founding Partner
The Sugar Land Skeeters, Houston area’s minor league baseball team, and Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital announced a founding partnership agreement that will make Memorial Hermann the official …

Fort Bend County Scope May 2011 Fort Bend County Scope May 2011

Sgt. Mike Richards Recognized as Officer of the Year
Sugar Land Police Department’s 2010 Officer of the Year Award went to a sergeant whose leadership resulted in more than 70 arrests during a six-month period …

Fort Bend County Scope April 2011 Fort Bend County Scope April 2011

Sugar Land Again Named ADL Community of Respect
Three years after being named the nation’s first “Community of Respect,” the Anti-Defamation League again recognized Sugar Land for its ongoing commitment to foster an inclusive and respectful …

Fort Bend County Scope March 2011 Fort Bend County Scope March 2011

Sugar Land Graduates First Class of Future Leaders
A group of Sugar Land employees graduated from the Emerging Leader Academy, a new program intended to provide leadership skills necessary to lead Sugar Land in the …

Fort Bend County Scope February 2011 Fort Bend County Scope February 2011

Missouri City Awarded Grants for High-Tech Emergency Response System
Missouri City is taking the first steps toward implementing a high-technology radio system that will provide residents with more efficient and effective responses from both the police …

Fort Bend County Scope January 2011 Fort Bend County Scope January 2011

Time Line for Minor League Baseball Stadium
Sugar Land began the process to select a final design-build contractor for the construction of a minor league baseball stadium northeast of State Highway 6 and U.S. Highway 59. …

Fort Bend County Scope December 2010 Fort Bend County Scope December 2010

Missouri City’s Gateway Corridors Receive Improvements
Two gateway corridors into Missouri City kicked off the start of a multi-million dollar facelift with a groundbreaking ceremony on Oct. 9. The Texas Parkway/Cartwright Road area will undergo …

Fort Bend County Scope November 2010 Fort Bend County Scope November 2010

Minor League Baseball Is Coming To Sugar Land
Formal Agreements Inked with ODP, Johnson Development for Baseball Stadium
Sugar Land City Council approved on Oct. 5 formal agreements with Opening Day Partners (ODP) and Johnson Development for …

Fort Bend County Scope October 2010

Baseball Project Speakers Bureau
Due to high public interest, a speakers bureau has been established by the city of Sugar Land to help residents keep up with the latest information on the city’s baseball project. The …

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Johnson Development’s Imperial Project Selected as Site for Baseball Stadium
Imperial, a 700-acre master-planned community located in Sugar Land at the historic Imperial Sugar Company refinery, has been selected as the site for city’s new …

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First Colony Community Association 10-Year
Amenities Master Plan Fact Sheet
Last year, First Colony Community Association completed a 10-year update to its Amenities Master Plan. The master planning process was overseen by a local consulting firm and included …