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Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile Virus in Telfair.

The city of Sugar Land has confirmed the presence of West Nile virus at a mosquito trap located on University Boulevard near the Houston Museum of Natural Science at Sugar Land in the Telfair subdivision. The mosquitoes were trapped earlier this week, and Sugar Land...

Sugar Land City Council approves a Land Use Plan update.

Sugar Land City Council approved an update to the city’s Land Use Plan on Aug. 7 after a five-year public process led by a citizen Land Use Advisory Committee. The plan includes goals and policies that focus on ways the city can develop and redevelop to remain a...

City Council appoints Ethics Review Board.

Sugar Land City Council recently appointed members to a newly created Independent Ethics Review Board. The board includes Chair Conrith Davis, Krista Stegemiller, Ann Malecha, Andrew Wolf, Bruce Hicks, Naushad Kermally and  Rachel Varghese. Appointed as alternate...

Mosquitoes Test Positive for West Nile Virus in New Territory.

The city of Sugar Land has confirmed the presence of West Nile virus at a mosquito trap located in the 6000 block of Walkers Park South in the New Territory subdivision. The mosquitoes were trapped on July 31, and Sugar Land was notified today that at least one tested...

Thieves steal catalytic converters from cars at First Colony Mall.

ABC13 reports that thieves are targeting SUVs, trucks and vans in Sugar Land for their catalytic converters. It is easier to steal the parts from vehicles that sit higher off the ground. “According to Sugar Land police, as many as seven vehicles were targeted by...

The City of Sugar Land presents the proposed FY2019 Budget

City Manager Allen Bogard and Director of Finance Jennifer Brown recently submitted a proposed $245 million budget for fiscal year 2019, which begins Oct. 1. The proposed budget, which reflects cautious optimism about the momentum being gained in the ongoing regional...
Sugar Land’s Court Clerk earns a highly regarded certification.

Sugar Land’s Court Clerk earns a highly regarded certification.

The Texas Court Clerks Association in conjunction with the Texas Municipal Courts Education Center and Texas State University awarded Sugar Land Municipal Court Administraetor Kendra Beverly with Certified Municipal Court Clerk Certification. She joins an elite group...
A tow truck crashed in Sugar Land during a police chase.

A tow truck crashed in Sugar Land during a police chase.

According to KPRC, “the chase started when the stolen tow truck was involved in a fatal crash and left the scene of the crash on Beechnut Street and Kirkwood Road. After a lengthy chase, the stolen tow truck crashed into a truck at the intersection of Highway 90...

SLPD is now offering a non-emergency crime reporting tool.

From the City of Sugar Land: The Sugar Land Police Department recently launched an online tool enabling citizens to report certain non-emergency crimes. Emergencies should be immediately reported to 9-1-1; however, crimes such as criminal mischief or property damage,...

Sugar Land Animal Services is offering special adoption fees.

The Sugar Land Animal Shelter is offering a special adoption rate of $40 for cats through Aug. 26. Any pets who have been at the shelter for more than 30 days are only $20. “We have more than 120 cats in the building!” said Animal Services Manager Kathryn Ketchum. “We...