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Katy Boardwalk project estimated at $49 million

Katy Boardwalk project estimated at $49 million

When Katy Mills opened in 1999, city of Katy officials envisioned the mall as an engine for growth for the city.

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University of Houston seeks tuition bonds for new Katy area campus

The University of Houston system is looking to move forward in a big way with ongoing efforts to become The Energy University in Houston. more »

Feb 25, 2015 12:00 AM Katy

The new three-story Katy City Hall will include spaces for public works and administration offices.

Rendering courtesy Turner Duran

New City Hall to open in spring 2016

When construction of the new Katy City Hall is complete in spring 2016, the hope is that residents will feel as if the building has been there all along, according to city administrator Byron Hebert. more »

Feb 25, 2015 12:00 AM Katy

Drivers exit I-10 toward the Grand Parkway on-ramp in Katy in January. The opening of the Grand Parkway last year has brought more traffic and growth to the Katy area.

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Grand Parkway paves the way for growth

The Grand Parkway, the third and outermost loop around Houston, was envisioned more than 50 years ago. more »

Jan 28, 2015 12:00 AM , Katy 14 Comments

New program combines vehicle stickers

Texas will soon combine vehicle registration and inspection stickers in its new “Two Steps, One Sticker” program. more »

Feb 24, 2015 12:00 AM The Woodlands 5 Comments

YMCA of Grater Houston has purchased 6.58 acres for the construction of Katy's second YMCA location.

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YMCA to open second Katy location

The YMCA of Greater Houston has announced the purchase of 6.58 acres of property in Katy for the construction of the city’s second YMCA location. more »

Feb 24, 2015 12:00 AM

Fourth Katy Chick-fil-A location to open in summer 2015.

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Katy’s fourth Chick-fil-A to open in summer 2015

Katy business owner Rusty Wylie will open his third Chick-fil-A location in summer 2015. more »

Feb 17, 2015 12:00 AM Katy

Members of the Texas House of Representatives present John and Jennifer Garrett, Community Impact Newspaper publishers and founders, with a resolution declaring Feb. 11 as Community Impact Newspaper Day at the Capitol.

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Texas legislators recognize Feb. 11 as Community Impact Newspaper Day at the Capitol

The Texas House and Senate approved resolutions Feb. 11 declaring it Community Impact Newspaper Day at the state Capitol. more »

Feb 11, 2015 3:29 PM Austin Metro 1 Comments

University of Texas President Bill Powers (second from left) and Texas A&M interim President Mark Hussey (third from left) were joined by Sen. Judith Zaffirini (center) and other supporters on Feb. 4 to ask the Texas legislature for more funding.

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University presidents ask Texas legislature for more funding

Longhorns and Aggies set aside school rivalry on Feb. 4 to encourage legislators in the Texas House and Senate for more state funding. more »

Feb 5, 2015 12:30 PM Central Austin

Going up: Residential growth in Katy area taking trek north

The Katy area has seen tremendous growth in the last decade, and there is no sign it is slowing down anytime soon. more »

Jan 28, 2015 12:00 AM Katy 2 Comments

City of Katy launches mass-notification system

The City of Katy launched a mass-notification system on Jan. 29 in order to keep residents informed of severe weather, hazards and community events as quickly as possible, officials said. more »

Jan 29, 2015 12:00 AM Katy

Session to usher in new leadership, large projects

Call it a session of big projects—with the potential for some big fights. more »

Jan 28, 2015 12:00 AM Katy

TxDOT narrows route options for high-speed rail line

The Texas Department of Transportation has narrowed the possible locations for a proposed 240-mile high-speed rail project between Houston and Dallas to two possible routes. more »

Jan 28, 2015 12:00 AM , Katy

From the General Manager - January 2015

For those of you I have not yet met, let me take this opportunity to introduce myself. more »

Jan 28, 2015 12:00 AM Katy

Real Estate - January 2015

Featured neighborhood: Waterstone, 77449 more »

Jan 28, 2015 12:00 AM Katy


The University of Houston has taken preliminary measures to file a tuition revenue bond worth $60 million to fund the construction of a new campus in Katy. The University of Houston System at Cinco Ranch provides only junior- senior- and graduate-level courses, and certificate programs.

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University of Houston looking to grow in Katy

The University of Houston has taken preliminary measures to file a tuition revenue bond worth $60 million to fund the construction of a new campus in Katy. more »

Jan 22, 2015 12:00 AM Katy

New Cinco Ranch Walmart Neighborhood Market to hire 95 employees

A hiring center has been set up at Westland Center at 1315 Grand Parkway, Ste. 114, in Katy to recruit 95 employees for the new Walmart Neighborhood Market under construction in Cinco Ranch. more »

Jan 18, 2015 12:00 AM Katy

Katy city officials break ground on the new city hall building.

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Katy city officials break ground on new City Hall

Katy city officials broke ground Jan. 15 on the site for a new city hall across from the current facility on Avenue C. more »

Jan 17, 2015 12:00 AM Katy

City of Katy unanimously passes 8-cent water rate increase

An ordinance to increase the price of the groundwater reduction fee charged by the West Harris County Water Authority by 8 cents was passed unanimously during Katy City Council’s regular meeting Jan. 12. more »

Jan 12, 2015 12:00 AM Katy 4 Comments

Officials outline plans for Katy Mills boardwalk project

​A boardwalk project planned for behind Katy Mills, south of Kingsland Boulevard, will include a convention center complex with a hotel, parking garage and zones for residential, office and retail spaces, Katy Development Authority officials said dur more »

Jan 13, 2015 12:00 AM Katy 2 Comments

Firethorne reached an all-time high of 368 new home sales in 2014, bringing the Katy/Fulshear community two-thirds of the way to its build-out.

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Firethorne marks record year from new home sales

Firethorne reached an all-time high of 368 new home sales in 2014, bringing the Katy/Fulshear community two-thirds of the way to its build-out, officials said. more »

Jan 9, 2015 12:00 AM Katy

At The Capitol

News from the 84th Texas legislative session

Transportation Update

February 2015 transportation update

Texas National Outfitters

Marie Leonard

A Katy boutique celebrates Texas culture

Seafood on the Geaux

Marie Leonard

Restaurant brings a taste of Louisiana to Katy

Recent Highlights - Around Katy

Katy residents have traveled abroad, competed in rodeos or shopped in newly opened stores

Katy Barbecue Guide

A guide to Katy area barbecue restaurants, butchers, grill merchants and cooking tips

LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch

Jordan Gribble

A listing of businesses in LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch

Featured Neighborhood - Hawks Landing, 77494

Summary of real estate information for the neighborhood of Hawks Landing in Katy

Community Close–up

Photo by Jim Levesque

Katy High School Tigers chased state championship title

Inside Info: Property Taxes

A look at how property taxes work

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