Category archives for: Missouri City

Sugar Land resident opens Farm-to-Table restaurant in Missouri City


By Michael Sudhalter Farm-to-Table restaurants are opening all over the country, and experts are predicting that the new emphasis on establishments that serve fresh, organic food will be more than just a trend. Yesterday, Off The Vine Bistro, located at 2865 Dulles Ave. in Missouri City — became the first Farm-To-Table restaurant in Fort […]

Missouri City amends Car Tarp ordinance

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By Michael Sudhalter The Missouri City council has amended an unpopular Car Tarp ordinance to better serve residents who cover their vehicles. Originally, the City passed an ordinance earlier this year, stating that individuals must purchase custom Car Tarps that show the license plate and registration. Cutting holes in the tarp wouldn’t be permissible […]

Missouri City youngster selected as photo contest winner


The National Wildlife Federation (NWF) and its treasured children’s publication, Ranger Rick, are proud to announce that Emily Korger, 11, of Missouri City is a recent winner of the “Your Best Shots” photo contest. The national competition selects eye-capturing, nature-themed images that spread the magazine’s mission to inspire a love for wildlife and the natural […]

Missouri City switches trash contract to WCA


The Missouri City council voted to authorize an agreement with WCA Waste Corporation for residential, commercial and municipal solid waste and recyclable materials collection service, effective on Jan. 1. The city previously contracted through Republic Services. WCA was one of eight contractors who put out a bid on Trash services in Missouri City, and their […]

MCPOA President: Missouri City could have four more officers soon

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Staff Reports Earlier this year, Missouri City Police Officers Association (MCPOA) president Keith Boyett worked with city officials to help officers get a raise that would make their pay commensurate with neighboring cities. Now, the MCPOA president has more good news to report. He said city council told him the budget will likely allow the […]

Missouri City’s city manager search goes back to the drawing board


The Missouri City city council couldn’t agree on a candidate for the vacant city manager position, so instead of looking statewide, they’re going to ask the recruitment company to go national. The more extensive search won’t cost the city any more money. Missouri City paid $25,000 to a search firm to identify and evaluate candidates […]

Car Tarp ordinance irks Missouri City resident


By Michael Sudhalter Missouri City resident Vic Pardo bought his wife a $200 car tarp last Christmas so her Cadillac wouldn’t scorch in the summer heat. Pardo, who lives in Quail Valley, was surprised to find out that he could no longer use the tarp, effective next month. “I don’t know what’s unsightly about […]

Missouri City narrows City Manager finalists to three


By Michael Sudhalter Missouri City has narrowed its City Manager search to three candidates – current West University Place city manager Michael Ross, current Jersey Village city manager Mike Castro and former Weslaco city manager Leonardo Olivares. The city hasn’t announced when a decision will be made to hire a new city manager, as […]

Missouri City to choose between Castro and Olivares, as Ross withdraws from City Manager search


Missouri City has narrowed its City Manager search to three candidates – current West University Place city manager Michael Ross, current Jersey Village city manager Mike Castro and former Weslaco city manager Leonardo Olivares, but Ross  – the most experienced of the candidates – withdrew his name and decided to stay in West University Place […]

Missouri City Green earns awards at Keep Texas Beautiful Conference

Missouri City Green, a non-profit organization, received several prestigious awards at the Keep Texas Beautiful 
Conference earlier this summer in Fort Worth.

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Missouri City Green received several prestigious awards at the 48th Annual Keep Texas Beautiful Conference in Fort Worth, including recognition as a Gold Star Affiliate.    KTB awarded Missouri City Green second place in the 2015 Governor’s Community Achievement Award in their population category (65,001-90,000) based on activities in 2014. Activities often included working in conjunction with […]

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