2019

Recognitions

  • Ranked as No. 30 in a list of 136 Texas cities rated by Alarms.org, the official site of the National Council for Home Safety and Security—an association of licensed alarm companies, installers, contractors and trade groups. 
  • Listed at No. 42 among all cities rated and at No. 5 among cities with a population of 50,000 or more by Home Security Advisor, an online resource website.
  • Named to the list of “Greenest Cities in Texas” by Just Energy, a multinational energy and gas company with its U.S. headquarters based in Houston. MCTX came in at number 17 on the list, which is the fourth-highest ranking in the region. Learn more
  • Named to the list of the “Best Cities to Live in Texas, 2019” by Chamber of Commerce, an online organization that assists with the longevity of small businesses. Missouri City came in at number 13 on the list, which is the third-highest ranking in the region. Learn more
  • Named as one of the “Lone Star State’s safest communities” in a comprehensive study conducted by Background Checks.org, using recent FBI crime statistics. MCTX is one of only two Fort Bend County municipalities to be featured by the online resource, earning the No. 53 spot on the list of 141 Texas cities rated. Learn more
  • Earned its 31st consecutive Distinguished Budget Presentation Award by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for preparing and presenting a budget of the highest quality for Fiscal Year 2019. Learn more
  • Earned the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the GFOA for the 37th consecutive year in relation to the comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR) for the fiscal year ending on Sept. 30, 2018. Learn more
  • Quail Valley Golf Course broke its record for most golfers in one day by having play from 411 registered golfers on April 19, breaking the previous record (410) which was set in 2018. 
  • The Junior Team Tennis that represents the United States Tennis Association Texas section won second place in the Intermediate division at the 2019 USTA Junior Team Tennis 14U National Championship in San Antonio. 
  • The Tennis program, within the Recreation Division, obtained 3 grants: a $10,000 grant from USTA to resurface the tennis courts at the Recreation & Tennis Center, a $200 Adult Social Play grant to cover cost of food and drinks for tennis players and a $600 grant for the Adaptive Tennis program.