City crews are clearing roadways. Damage assessment teams are preparing to document debris. Remain off the streets while operations continue. Downed power lines and debris create hazardous road conditions.
City of Sugar Land Weather Update: September 14, 2021 @ 6 a.m.
Nicholas continues to move through the Sugar Land area. Rainfall totals were moderate in Sugar Land overnight. The city’s flash flood warning was lifted at 4 a.m., so street flooding is no longer a threat for this area. The storm caused heavy rainfall, strong winds and widespread power outages. Blown transformers and downed power lines remain a hazard for the City. Due to inclement weather, city offices will open for regular business at 10 a.m. unless dangerous weather conditions persist. Sugar Land’s Emergency Operations Center remains staffed 24/7 to ensure uninterrupted delivery of essential city services. Crews worked through the night to clear debris. Damage assessments continue. They expect conditions to improve this afternoon after the storm moves out of this area.
• Solid waste, recycling, and green waste services for Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday will each be shifted. Tuesday’s collection will occur on Thursday. Thursday’s collection will occur on Friday. Friday’s collection will occur on Saturday. This was needed to ensure the effectiveness of the City’s drainage system by keeping inlets and roadways clear of materials and debris.
• The Sugar Land Municipal Court will open for normal business at 10 a.m. today. All cases set for today’s 9 a.m. docket will be rescheduled to a later date. Zoom links for the new date will be emailed on the Monday proceeding the new court appearance.
• City Council and Planning & Zoning meetings scheduled for Tuesday will take place as scheduled. Several options to view the meetings are available and participation in the public comment or public hearing portions of the meetings is encouraged. Written comments can be submitted to the Office of the City Secretary (via email: [email protected]) and must be received by 3:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 14. To participate virtually, e-mail ([email protected]) or call (281) 275-2730) the Office of the City Secretary by 3 p.m., Tuesday, September 14. Once properly registered, instructions will be provided for direct participation. To speak in person, fill out a "Request to Speak" form and give it to the City Secretary, or designee, prior to the beginning of the meeting. Please note, each speaker is limited to 3 (speakers requiring a translator will have six minutes), comments must be directly related to matters on the agenda, comments or discussion by the City Council, Board, and/or Commission Members, will only be made at the time the subject is scheduled for consideration. Watch Planning and Zoning Commission at youtu.be/M_DGHH5p-54 . Watch City Council meetings at