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The City of Sweeny is proud to present this Web site for our residents and the surrounding community.  Our motto is "A City With Pride."  We are proud of our history, our government, and our community.


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USA Swimming Phillips 66 Essay Contest

06/04/2015 New


You could win a trip for you and your family to the 2015 USA Swimming Phillips 66 National Championships in San Antonio, Texas Aug. 8-9.

It’s easy! Simply tell us how swimming has helped you to be safe by entering the USA Swimming “How Swimming Changed My Life or the Life of Someone I Love” essay contest.

Click here for the rules & regulation, details, and the online form.


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2015 Hurricane Preparedness Guide & Expo

05/06/2015 (Original)

06/08/2015 (Update)


NOTE:  The 2015 version of this guide has now been released. See the 2015 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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2015 Brazoria County Hurricane Preparedness Expo (Flyer) (English)

2015 Brazoria County Hurricane Preparedness Expo (Flyer) (Spanish)

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



Sweeny Housing Survey



In cooperation with the Sweeny ISD, the City of Sweeny is asking for the community's participation in a survey regarding housing opportunities in Sweeny.


The Sweeny Independent School District has commissioned a housing study to better understand the demand for new housing in the Sweeny area.  As part of this study, Sweeny is asking area employees to complete this survey.  It asks about your housing situation and your preferences so that your personal input can be incorporated into the study.  The study is intended to help the Sweeny School District improve the housing options for persons who work in the area. 

The survey is 16 questions and should take less than 5 minutes to complete.  The responses are anonymous and confidential.


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For more information, please contact City Hall at 979-548-3321 or Sweeny ISD at 979-491-8000.




Fair Housing Action Plan (FHAST)



The City of Sweeny is posting the Fair Housing Action Plan (aka "FHAST") in accordance with Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA).


April is Fair Housing Month.  The City of Sweeny is dedicated to the equal housing opportunity for all citizens under the law.  If you have a concern with how you have been treated and believe your fair housing rights have been violated, there is a local process for reporting your complaint or you can call City Hall at 979-548-3321 to express your concerns.  The Mayor has been designated to coordinate Section 504 compliance efforts.


Alternatively, to report waste, fraud, or abuse, please call the Texas State Auditor's Office at 800-TX-AUDIT or click here.



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




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.


News, Updates, Bulletins, Press Releases, Notices

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

For the latest city police news, visit


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
  • 05-19-15:  City Council Meeting (6:00 p.m. at City Hall)

  • 05-25-15:  Memorial Day (City Offices Closed)

  • 05-28-15:  Recycle Thursday --- GREEN CARTS to Curb

  • 06-01-15:  Municipal Court Arraignment (4:30 p.m. at City Hall)

  • 06-11-15:  Recycle Thursday --- GREEN CARTS to Curb

  • 06-14-15:  Flag Day

  • 06-16-15:  City Council Meeting (6:00 p.m. at City Hall)

  • 06-21-15:  Father's Day

  • 06-25-15:  Recycle Thursday --- GREEN CARTS to Curb

  • 06-29-15:  Municipal Court Arraignment (4:30 p.m. at City Hall)

  • 07-03-15:  City Offices Closed for Independence Day

  • 07-04-15:  Independence Day

  • 07-09-15:  Recycle Thursday --- GREEN CARTS to Curb

  • 07-09-15:  City Council Meeting (Budget Workshop) (6:00pm City Hall)

  • 07-13-15:  Municipal Court Arraignment (4:30 p.m. at City Hall)

  • 07-21-15:  City Council Meeting (6:00 p.m. at City Hall)

  • 07-21-15:  Public Hearing on TCEQ Report (6:00 p.m. at City Hall)

  • 07-23-15:  Recycle Thursday --- GREEN CARTS to Curb

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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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 Public Information
Under the Texas Public Information Law, all e-mail messages received by the City of Sweeny become City records and may be subject to disclosure to the public under certain provisions of the statute.

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.

The information contained in this Web site was valid at the time of posting.  The City of Sweeny assumes no liability for damages incurred directly or indirectly as a result of errors, omissions, or discrepancies.

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