This piece of the 2016 State of The City Address for the City of Sugar Land introduces Allen Bogard while he discusses the accomplishments from the last year in the goal of keeping Sugar Land a great place to live by maintaining a future land use plan. The future growth of the city is show by way of the plans to annex Great Wood and New Territory into Sugar Land. The city's water and trail plans are discussed before explaining the means by which Sugar Land continues to hold one of the lowest tax rates in the state. Then the cities increasingly low traffic congestion is brought up by showing some of the new road construction that is happening around the city along with the implementation of a new traffic monitoring system. Allen concludes by thanking Mayor James Thompson for his years of amazing service as Mayor of Sugar Land.