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City Newsletter



The City of Sweeny will begin posting a monthly newsletter detailing important information and events going on in the City.


The newsletters have been posted below.

For more information, please contact City Hall at 979-548-3321.






The 5th Annual Sweeny Community Thanksgiving Feast will be held on Sunday, November 23, 2014, from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church Family Life Center (207. E. First Street, Sweeny).


Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at the City of Sweeny!

Meals are FREE to the community of Sweeny.  Transportation is available for senior citizens who would like to attend, and delivery options are available for those who qualify.  Contact Kim Jurek for more details at (979) 548-3249.




Electronics Recycling & Home Chemical Collection Site



Click on the flyers for details about these upcoming events.


Residential Electronics Recycling

Brazoria County Environmental Center




Tax Rate Notices & Hearings Set



The City of Sweeny is posting notices regarding a tax rate increase.  Public hearings are set for the following dates/times:

Click on the links below for more details.

For more information, please contact City Hall at 979-548-3321.


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2014 Hurricane Preparedness Guide



Brazoria County has released the 2014 Brazoria County Hurricane Preparedness Guide (right).


The print/booklet version of the guide is available by contacting the United Way of Brazoria County at 1-800-971-6677 or locally at 979-849-9402 (Angleton).  You can also view/save/download/print the guide by clicking on the image to the right or the link above.


The guide is also available as a Flipbook.  The flipbook allows viewers to 'flip' through the publication online (web or smartphone).  It is a nice alternative to just opening a static PDF.


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2014 Brazoria County Hurricane Preparedness Expo (Flyer #1) (07-12-14)

2014 Brazoria County Hurricane Preparedness Expo (Flyer #2) (07-12-14)

For more information, contact the Emergency Management Division of Brazoria County at 979-864-1801.

Web Site News

To view all previous Web Site News items, Click Here.

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City Ordinance Spotlight

Property Owners Required to Maintain Public Property Adjacent to Their Own Property

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On 10/20/2009, the City of Sweeny adopted Ordinance No. 101-10 requiring property owners to maintain public property (right-of-way) adjacent to their property, to be kept free of high grass/weeds and other unsightly or unsanitary matter of whatever nature.


Click here to read the full ordinance.

Current Events
  • 09-16-14:  Public Hearing on 2014-15 Budget (6:00 p.m. at City Hall)

  • 09-18-14:  Recycle Thursday --- GREEN CARTS to Curb

  • 09-22-14:  Municipal Court Arraignment (4:00 p.m. at City Hall)

  • 09-23-14:  Autumn Begins

  • 10-02-14:  Recycle Thursday --- GREEN CARTS to Curb

  • 10-06-14:  Municipal Court Arraignment (4:00 p.m. at City Hall)

  • 10-13-14:  Columbus Day

  • 10-16-14:  Recycle Thursday --- GREEN CARTS to Curb

  • 10-21-14:  City Council Meeting (6:00 p.m. at City Hall)

  • 10-30-14:  Recycle Thursday --- GREEN CARTS to Curb

  • 10-31-14:  HALLOWEEN

  • 11-03-14:  Municipal Court Arraignment (4:00 p.m. at City Hall)

  • 11-11-14:  Veterans' Day (City Offices Closed)

  • 11-13-14:  Recycle Thursday --- GREEN CARTS to Curb

  • 11-23-14:  Thanksgiving Feast (Methodist Family Life Center, 11am-3pm)

  • 11-18-14:  City Council Meeting (6:00 p.m. at City Hall)

  • 11-27-14:  Thanksgiving Day (City Offices Closed)

  • 11-28-14:  Thanksgiving Holiday (City Offices Closed)

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Clubs & Groups

As a service to our community, we have gathered information into a directory on civic clubs, groups, and other organizations in our city and local area.  To add your group or club to our database, send us an e-mail.

To view the directory, Click Here.

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Hurricane Safety & Preparedness

From June 1 through November 30 of each year, emergency management officials along the Texas Gulf Coast are on constant alert for tropical disturbances in the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico. Preparedness begins early.

For hurricane safety tips & preparedness information, Click Here.

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The City of Sweeny has partnered with NTI Group, Inc. to provide Connect-CTY™, a time-sensitive message delivery system used by authorized civic leaders to create and rapidly disseminate emergency messages to the City of Sweeny via telephone numbers stored in the notification database.

For much more information about this service, Click Here.

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Personal identification information will be kept confidential; however, e-mail addresses, content (including text, link, images, files, graphics, etc.) may be further disclosed to the public.

Please avoid using personally identifiable or unique identification information when contacting us via e-mail in order to avoid the disclosure of that sensitive information.

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