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…


Transportation Gift Card Presentation

Public Transportation Recognizes Employees from Various Organizations for Hurricane Harvey Service   FORT BEND COUNTY, TX – On November 2, 2017, Fort Bend County Public Transportation (Transportation) held a gift card presentation at the County Historic Courthouse to recognize those who assisted during Hurricane Harvey.  The gift cards presented at the event were tokens of appreciation gifted to Transportation on…


Fire Marshal Achievement of Excellence Award

  FORT BEND COUNTY, TX – On October 19, 2017 the Fort Bend County Fire Marshal’s Office received the Texas Fire Marshals Association’s (TxFMA) Achievement of Excellence Award and a Letter of Appreciation from the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) at the Annual Texas Fire Marshal Conference in Austin. The Achievement of Excellence in Fire Prevention Award (AEFP Award)…


4H Week 2017

  FORT BEND COUNTY, TX – During Commissioners Court on Tuesday, October 3, 2017, Fort Bend County Judge Robert Hebert designated October 1, 2017 through October 7, 2017 as National 4-H Week in Texas. 4-H is the youth development program of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service that creates supportive environments for culturally diverse youth to reach their fullest potential…


Oath of Office JP Pct3 2017

FORT BEND COUNTY, TX – On September 28, 2017, Fort Bend County Judge Bob Hebert held the swearing in of Justice of the Peace, Precinct 3 Judge George Noel Lawrence.  Judge Lawrence was appointed by Commissioners Court on October 3, 2017 to fill the vacated seat of Ken Cannata who was appointed by Governor Abbot as District Judge of the…


Transportation Recognized for Harvey Service

  FORT BEND COUNTY, TX – On September 27, 2017, the South West Transit Association and Texas Transit Association met with Fort Bend County Transportation at the Downtown Metro to present Fort Bend County Transportation, Houston Metro and Harris County Transit with gift cards of appreciation to employees that were affected by Hurricane Harvey.   Employees of Fort Bend County…