Background Voter Approved Bond Funding

There is a critical need in Fort Bend County to expand and improve current facilities within the county in order to continue providing the basic and necessary services to county residents. Many current facilities are suffering from deterioration and a serious lack of adequate space to serve the public.   In May 2006, Fort Bend County voters approved $130 million bond…


Its Early Voting Time

FORT BEND COUNTY, TX- Over the next two weeks registered voters can cast a ballot prior to Election Day without having to provide a reason or an excuse for wanting to vote early.  If you are eligible to vote on election day, you are eligible to vote at any early voting site.  During the early voting period the lines are shorter and…



Severe Weather Awareness Week

    Judge Hebert presents Danny Jan with a Severe Weather Awareness Proclamation Each year, the National Weather Service, the Governor’s Division of Emergency Management, local officials and emergency managers throughout Texas join together in a public awareness campaign to prepare for severe weather events. Today, the Fort Bend County Commissioners Court declared February 24-March 1, 2008 as Severe Weather…


CERT TRAINS RESIDENTS TO RESPOND TO EMERGENCY SITUATIONS

Richmond, March 4, 2008– The Fort Bend County Office of Emergency Management is proud to announce that the next Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) class will be held in Richmond TX beginning May 6, 2008. Residents interested in being educated about disaster preparedness for hazards that may affect their community are encouraged to attend. The four-week CERT class will be…


Needville Service Center Groundbreaking

Fort Bend County Officials broke ground today on the new Needville Service Center.  The building, located at 3743 School Street in Needville will house various departments including Fort Bend County Emergency Medical Services, the Tax Assessor and Collector, as well as provide new and additional space for the Road and Bridge Department.  In addition, it will contain a new and improved fuel…




Fort Bend County Urges Citizens to Learn About Hurricane Dangers Natures Most Powerful Storms

Fort Bend County, TX-Hurricane season officially begins June 1 and continues through November 30. As we enter the 2008 Hurricane season, it is important that everyone in our area becomes more knowledgeable about hurricanes and hurricane preparedness. Hurricanes are nature’s most powerful storms and can wreak havoc hundreds of miles from the coastal area where they make landfall.   As part…