Sugar Land approves annexation date for 3,850 acresSugar Land approves annexation date for 3,850 acreshttps://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=152572016-11-17T06:00:00Z2016-11-17T22:00:00Z

​​SUGAR LAND – The city council approved an annexation date for Greatwood and New Territory after nine years of planning.

Effective Dec. 12, 2017, the two communities will become part of the city, adding at least 3,850 acres and 29,633 people to its jurisdiction, a 30 percent population increase. 

Greatwood and New Territory's nine municipal utilities w​ill dissolve, and the city will provide all utility services.

The council also adopted an amendment to the fiscal year 2016-17 budget to cover costs associated with the annexation.

The amendment cost $4.2 million in general fund expenditures and will cover additional resources for departments including​ police, public works, fire and emergency medical services, and finance. ​

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