Fort Bend County Closes for National Day of Mourning

Fort Bend County Offices will be closed on Wednesday, December 5th, to recognize the National Day of Mourning for the passing of President George Herbert Walker Bush, our Nation’s 41st president.  County libraries will also be closed.  Normal business hours will resume on Thursday, December 6th. County Judge Hebert said, “President Bush was an amazing man, a man who followed…


Fort Bend County Commissioners Court Passes Resolution to Save Animals

FORT BEND COUNTY, TX – On November 27, 2018, Fort Bend County Commissioners Court unanimously passed a resolution in support of a no-kill policy for Animal Services.  The Resolution states that Fort Bend Animal Services has maintained a 90% save rate for dogs for the years of 2016, 2017 and 2018.  The implementation of the new Trap, Neuter and Return…


Fort Bend County Reacts to Tragedy in Pennsylvania

FORT BEND COUNTY, TX – In response to the recent tragedy in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, County flags will fly at half-staff through October 31. County Judge Robert Hebert said “Once again as in Santa Fe High School, Sutherland Springs, Texas, Las Vegas, Nevada and San Bernardino, California, we witness the murder of innocents merely worshiping God, seeking an education, attending a…


Fort Bend County Commissioners Voted Today to Authorize a Lawsuit Against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Operation of the Barker Reservoir

Fort Bend County Drainage District joins Fort Bend County as Plaintiffs in a filing expected later this week   Houston, Texas — Fort Bend County Commissioners voted during their regular meeting this afternoon to approve a lawsuit that seeks a declaratory judgement from a Federal District Judge regarding the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (“Corps”) operation of the Barker Reservoir. The…


Countywide Watershed Study

FORT BEND COUNTY, TX – On May 1, 2018, Fort Bend County Commissioners Court authorized advertising a ‘Request for Qualifications’ (RFQ) for a countywide watershed study.   This study will provide up to date information on water flow across the county, allowing the Court to use it as a tool to plan and prioritize flood mitigation projects. The RFQ is the…


Bellaire Boulevard Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Held

FORT BEND COUNTY, TX – Fort Bend County officials gathered for a ribbon-cutting ceremony on April 12, 2018, to celebrate the completion of a 3500-foot addition to Bellaire Boulevard in north Fort Bend County. The project connects two previously separate sections of Bellaire Boulevard between FM 1464 and San Pablo Drive, improving east-west traffic in Precinct 2 with a new…