City Manager Lands National Award

The International City/County Management Association (ICMA) selected City Manager Allen Bogard to receive the Award for Career Excellence. ICMA is the world’s leading association of professional city and county managers and other employees who serve local governments. Membership in ICMA includes more than...

SMART FINANCIAL CENTRE Celebrates ONE MILLIONTH FAN at Rascal Flatts Concert

The Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land celebrated its one millionth fan, or ticket purchased, on August 29th, 2019. Millionth fan Maureen Kersten was awarded prizes, including a guitar signed by the members of Rascal Flatts and a suite for an upcoming performance. In addition, Sugar Land Mayor Joe...

absolutely! focus media Welcomes General Manager Diane Strehl

absolutely! focus media, publisher of community magazines Fort Bend Focus, absolutely! Brazos, absolutely! Katy and Fort Bend CEO, is proud to announce Diane Strehl as the new General Manager. Strehl has been in the Houston area since 1990 and currently resides in Richmond, Texas.  She comes to afm with...

City Manager Announces Retirement After 44 Years of Public Service

Sugar Land City Manager Allen Bogard plans to retire on January 31st, 2020. His 44 years of public service includes 25 in Sugar Land with 19 as its city manager. “I’d like to thank our current and former members of City Council for the opportunity to work in a special place like Sugar Land,” said...

Congratulations to the Fort Bend Leadership Forum Class of 2019!

Congratulations to the 51 graduates of the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Forum Class of 2019 generously sponsored by Audi of Sugar Land. Under the direction of Division Chairs Jan-Michael Jenkins and Breah Campbell, the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce Leadership program celebrates its most...