Public Transportation Collaboration Award

FORT BEND COUNTY, TX – On September 24, 2015, Fort Bend County’s Department of Transportation was honored by the Mamie George Community Center for their contribution to community collaboration.  Paulette Shelton, Director of Fort Bend County Public Transportation, was present to receive the award.  Each year, The Mamie George Community Center honors organizations who ‘have demonstrated their desire to make…


TONI WALLACE APPOINTED INTERIM CCL5 JUDGE

FORT BEND COUNTY, TX – On November 10, 2015, Fort Bend County Commissioners Court unanimously named Toni Rencher Wallace as the interim judge of the newly created County Court at Law #5 effective January 1, 2016.  With a Doctorate of Jurisprudence from the South Texas School of Law, Ms. Wallace is a practicing attorney and currently employed with the Fort…


FORT BEND PROCLAIMS CHILDRENS MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS DAY

  Fort Bend County, Texas   — On May 7, Fort Bend County Judge Bob Hebert proclaimed Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day.  Fort Bend County joined more than 1,100 communities across the country in celebrating the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day to highlight the importance of positive mental health from birth. Fort Bend…



Joint News Release Friday Update on Brazos River Situation

Richmond, TX – Staff at the Fort Bend County Emergency Operations Center overnight monitored the Brazos River. The river level increased slightly overnight, with additional road closure information posted on the incident website at http://fbcoem.org. The city of Rosenberg issued a voluntary evacuation yesterday for North of Avenue A between 2nd and 8th street and 6th Street from Avenue B…


Officials Celebrate West Bellfort Grand Opening

FORT BEND COUNTY, TX – Fort Bend County Officials gathered Thursday, June 4, 2015 to celebrate the Grand Opening of West Bellfort.  Phases A & B of this project include the four lane divided roadway West of Long Meadow Ranch to Harlem Road and both are projects from the Fort Bend County 2007 Mobility Bond.  Residents may now travel from the…


Fort Bend County Preparing for Heavy Rains on Tuesday

Fort Bend County, TX – As another gulf disturbance threatens to impact and impact Fort Bend County, emergency planners and responders are hard at work. “It is important for residents to know that this weather could be coming our way,” says County Judge Robert Hebert, “this disorganized system could change at any time, but for now looks like it may…


New Bus Service in Fort Bend County

FORT BEND COUNTY, TX – Fort Bend County Officials gathered today to celebrate the addition of a new bus service to the Fort Bend County Transportation program servicing the Richmond and Rosenberg area.  City officials from both Rosenberg and Richmond, Houston Galveston Area Council and The George Foundation were also in attendance.  The new bus service is a result of…


Fort Bend County Pedestrian Plaza Receives Award

FORT BEND COUNTY, TX – the Fort Bend County Pedestrian Plaza located between the Historic Courthouse and the Travis Building in Richmond, Texas has been selected as an American Public Works Association (APWA) Texas Chapter Project of the Year for 2015. The award recognizes innovations in technology and management, special efforts to protect the environment during construction, safety performance, and efforts…


Public Transportation 10 Yr

FORT BEND COUNTY, TX – Fort Bend County Public Transportation held their 10 Year Anniversary Celebration at the Historic Courthouse at 9 AM on July 14, 2015.  Tennille Jones, Deputy Director of the Public Transportation Department welcomed everyone to the event.  The Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Honor Guard presented the posting of the colors while Tennille Jones led everyone in the…