Will these projects ensure compliance with Atlas 14?

These projects will comply with ongoing Atlas 14 efforts. Sugar Land has adopted the Atlas 14 rainfall frequency estimates for Texas. This resulted in modifications to the city’s Development Code and Design Standards, and the city-adopted guidelines that provide guidance for the review of requests to alter or develop new property within the city.  Changes resulting from the Atlas 14 adoption will apply to new development and redevelopment areas within the city and its extraterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ).  The city is in the process of updating city-wide ponding maps using the new Atlas 14 rainfall information. The updated maps will show areas where potential street ponding might occur due to an increase in the frequency of intense rain events.

Read more at www.sugarlandtx.gov/Atlas14.

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1. Can you assure the citizens that this would fix the drainage problems in the city?
2. Why didn’t the city more aggressively pursue federal funding after Harvey? Why would you need to ask for additional funds?
3. Will these projects ensure compliance with Atlas 14?
4. My area couldn’t receive Fire/EMS during the recent rain event. Why isn’t my area included in this bond package?
5. What is the timing of the Acacia trunk line project vs. the timeline for the LID2 pump station? How do those two projects work together?