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City Looking For Census Committee Members

City Looking For Census Committee Members

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~ 1 mo, 11 days ago   Jun 12 2019, 1:24pm 
 
Sugar Land is seeking 15-20 residents who are leaders representing a diverse cross-section of the city for a Census Complete Count Committee.
 
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"We are now less than a year away from the next decennial census," said Director of Planning Lisa Kocich-Meyer. "Census Day is April 1, 2020, and we need help from our residents to get the word out."

Applications for the committee are available now through July 1 at www.sugarlandtx.gov/Census2020.

"The purpose of the committee is to inform Sugar Land residents about the importance and benefits of completing and submitting the 2020 Census questionnaire and to encourage every household to participate," explained Kocich-Meyer.

The committee will conduct local educational initiatives, as well as publicity and promotional activities to increase community participation and the response rate to the 2020 Census. Committee members will also be asked to utilize their local knowledge, expertise and influence to plan and implement a census awareness campaign targeted to the Sugar Land community.

The committee's work is anticipated to begin in August and extend through June 2020.

Once a decade, according to the US Census Bureau, America comes together to count every resident in the United States, creating national awareness of the importance of the census and its valuable statistics. The decennial census was first taken in 1790, as mandated by the U.S. Constitution. It counts population and households, providing the basis for reapportioning congressional seats, redistricting and distributing more than $675 billion in federal funds annually to support states, counties and local communities' vital programs - impacting education, transportation, employment, health care, public policy and more. As such, having an accurate census count is critical to the city's ability to leverage federal funding for Sugar Land Way priorities such as transportation and mobility, public safety and emergency preparedness - which further helps the city maintain the second lowest property tax rate in the State of Texas among cities of similar size.

For more information, visit www.sugarlandtx.gov/Census2020, email longrangeplanning@sugarlandtx.gov or call the Sugar Land Planning Department at (281) 275-2218.
 
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