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State of the City 2016
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A review of the City of Sugar Land’s accomplishments from this previous year to turn Sugar Land’s Vision 2025 into a reality. These accomplishments are only some of the City’s numerous achievements from 2015 and highlight a handful of the many reasons the community takes pride in Sugar Land.

State of the City Event  

Part One - Opening 
  • Opening with the City's Honor Guard
  • Pledge of Allegiance
  • Singing of the National Anthem 
  • Invocation from Pastor Mark Hartman

Part Two - Introductions
  • Mayor Thompson's Welcome
  • Recognition of Current and Past Council Members
  • Introduction of "Looking Back 8 Years" Video

Sugar Land - Looking Back 8 Years 

Part Three - 8 Years in Review Intro 

  • Introduction of "State of the City - A Year in Review" Video

State of the City - A Year in Review

Part Four - Safe City, Building Community

  • SLPD Body Cameras
  • License Plate Recognition Cameras
  • Reduction in EMS Response Time
  • New EMS Vehicles
  • Public Art Plan
  • Honor and Remember Brick Pavers
  • Expansion of Park Land in Sugar Land

Part Five - A Great Place to Live, Responsible Government

  • Future Land Use Plan
  • Annexation of Great Wood and New Territory
  • Water and Trail Plans
  • Lowest Tax Rates in the State
  • New Road Construction
  • New Traffic Monitoring System
  • Recognition of Mayor James Thompson

Part Six - Strong Economy 

  • Strong Economy
  • Economic Development Projects
    • Smart Financial Centre
    • Imperial Market Development
  • Closing Remarks

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