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…


Groundbreaking of Animal Services Facility – Phase 2 Expansion

Click for a downloadable image Fort Bend County officials gathered on May 8, 2018 for the groundbreaking of Phase 2 of the Animal Services facility expansion on the existing facility site. Phase 2 of the expansion involves the construction of a new 5,550 square-foot facility, which will include space for the County’s veterinarian, an office for field staff and a…


Four Corners Multi-Purpose Center Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Held

Click for a downloadable photo On May 3, 2018 Fort Bend County officials gathered for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of the Four Corners Multi-Purpose Community Center in Fort Bend County. The community center, located in Four Corners Park in Precinct 4, is the new home of the Fort Bend County Parks department. Offices for the YMCA and…


Fort Bend County Judge Proclaims Hurricane Preparedness Week

On May 1, 2018 Fort Bend County Judge Bob Hebert proclaimed the week of May 6 – May 12, 2018 as Hurricane Preparedness Week. Hurricane season officially begins June 1st and continues through November 30th. As we enter the 2018 hurricane season, it is critical that everyone in our area becomes more knowledgeable about hurricanes and hurricane preparedness. During this…


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…


Judge Pedro Ruiz Sworn In as County Court at Law #5 Judge

On April 16, 2018, Fort Bend County Judge Bob Hebert held the swearing in of County Court at Law Judge Pedro Ruiz. Judge Ruiz was appointed by Commissioners Court on April 3, 2018 to fill the vacated seat of the late Ron Cohen who was elected into office in 2016. Pedro will serve until the November 2018 election when voters…


County Judge Bob Hebert Participates in Hurricane Harvey Recovery Panel

FORT BEND COUNTY, TX – On January 11, 2018, Fort Bend County Judge Bob Hebert participated in a Disaster Response and Recovery Panel at the Texas Conference of Urban Counties Education, Policy and Technology Conference in Corpus Christi.   Judge Hebert shared his experience as Fort Bend County Emergency Management Director during Hurricane Harvey with member county officials from across the…


Fort Bend County Receives Investment from Petco Foundation

FORT BEND COUNTY, TX – On December 7, 2017, County Judge Bob Hebert visited Fort Bend County Animal Services (FBCAS) to congratulate the department on their recent recognition from the Petco Foundation. In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, the Petco Foundation delivered more than $2.5 million to Houston-area animal welfare organizations. FBCAS received a $75,000 investment in recognition of the…


Fort Bend County Mourns the Unexpected Loss of Constable Ruben Davis

 FORT BEND COUNTY – It is with great sadness that the Fort Bend County Precinct 2 Constable’s Office reports the passing of its leader Ruben Davis, Jr.  Constable Davis led the Precinct 2 Constable Office for more than two decades. Constable Davis passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 18, 2016 in the early morning hours at age 61.  Since May 1996,…