Community Engagement

Six ways to become an engaged Sugar Land resident in 2022

2022 is the perfect time for you to become a more active member of your community, and the City of Sugar Land is here with ALL THE OPPORTUNITIES! Whether you are serving as part of Boards and Commissions or staying in the loop with your favorite Sugar Land newsletter, there are plenty of ways to get involved and stay involved with your city.

Strap on those boots and Serve Sugar Land

Are you ready to make a difference? The Serve Sugar Land volunteer program has different opportunities to help a hand in various city departments. You can do everything from walking dogs at Animal Services to picking up trash in local parks. For more info on open shifts, visit

Serve on Boards and Commissions

Volunteers who serve on the City’s Boards and Commissions have a front-row seat to seeing how policy can affect the lives of Sugar Landers every day. Residents have the chance to be a part of one of 12 boards and commissions that deal with topics like planning and zoning, economic development, and zoning. For more info on how to apply, visit

Party with the Sugar Cube

The Sugar Cube is an awesome way to build camaraderie within your neighborhood for free! Reserve the Sugar Cube and plan a night amongst family and neighbors! It has everything you need for a great night including tables, chairs, tents and games like dominoes, chess, giant Frisbee and more! To reserve the Sugar Cube, go to

Subscribe for our city newsletters

You’ll be in the know of all things Sugar Land by subscribing to topic-based newsletters sent out by the city. Want to read community-centered stories about accomplishments? Subscribe to the Sugar Scoop newsletter. Just want general information, news releases and special event info? Subscribe to eNews. See all the options here: 

Be a part of public engagement programs

Ever wonder what goes on behind the scenes at the Sugar Land Police Department? Public engagement programs like the Citizen’s Police Academy take a select group of people through a 10-week program that shows them the ins-and-outs of what it is like to be a real Sugar Land police officer. Programs like the Citizen’s Fire Academy, Sugar Land 101, and the Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council are also available. Be on the lookout on social media throughout the year for details on how to apply. For more details on each program, visit

Use MyNeighborhood

Having the MyNeighborhood app is the best way to get information on trash pick-up dates, mosquito spray schedules, which council member represents your district and more! Visit and type in your address to get all the details!

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