Clear the Shelters Days 2017

  FORT BEND COUNTY, TX – On Tuesday, August 8, 2017 during Commissioners Court, Fort Bend County Judge Bob Hebert proclaimed Saturday, August 19 and Sunday, August 20 as Clear the Shelters Days at the Fort Bend County Animal Services Shelter.   The Clear the Shelters adoption event is a partnership with NBC/Telemundo and Fort Bend County Animal Services staff…


Hunter Pickney Harris County Judge 1941-1944

FORT BEND COUNTY, TX – Fort Bend County continued its project to preserve portraits of County Judges who served between 1907, when construction started on the historic courthouse, to the present day, by unveiling the restored portrait of Hunter Pickney Harris (1889 – 1959) on the wall of the second floor balcony of the courthouse rotunda on June 29, 2017….


Schneider Electric PR

  FORT BEND COUNTY, TX – On June 27th, Schneider Electric employees presented a $38,964 rebate to Fort Bend County. The County received the rebate as a result of its innovative multi-phase energy efficiency program with Schneider Electric. The County plans to reinvest the money from the rebate back into its long-term growth and sustainability plan. Fort Bend County entered…


EMS Week May 2017 PR

  FORT BEND COUNTY, TX – During Commissioners Court on May 23, 2017, Fort Bend County Judge Bob Hebert proclaimed the week of May 21 – May 27, 2017 as Emergency Medical Services Week. Emergency medical services is a vital public service, as access to quality emergency care dramatically improves the survival and recovery rate of those who experience sudden…


JCRP Ribbon Cutting

FORT BEND COUNTY, TX – On May 12, 2017, Fort Bend County Commissioners Court celebrated the Official Grand Opening of the Jones Creek Ranch Park with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.   Fort Bend County acquired Jones Creek Ranch Park, formerly Gordon Ranch, through generous contributions from The George Foundation, The Henderson-Wessendorff Foundation, and Harrison Interests, Ltd.  Since the time of acquisition,…


Older Americans Month

FORT BEND COUNTY, TX – During Commissioners Court on May 9, 2017, Fort Bend County Judge Robert Hebert proclaimed the month of May 2017 as Older Americans Month. Fort Bend County is home to more than 153,000 citizens aged 55 and older who have enriched the community through a lifetime of historical experiences. Every year thousands of elderly citizens are…


Hurricane Preparedness Week 2017

FORT BEND COUNTY, TX – On May 5, 2017, Fort Bend County Judge Bob Hebert proclaimed the week of May 7- May 13, 2017 as Hurricane Preparedness Week.    Hurricane season officially begins June 1st and continues through November 30th. As we enter the 2017 hurricane season, it is critical that everyone in our area becomes more knowledgeable about hurricanes…


HHS Emergency Preparedness Program National Recognition

FORT BEND COUNTY, TX – During Commissioners Court on May 2, 2017, Fort Bend County Judge Robert Hebert recognized the Fort Bend County Health & Human Services Department for receiving national recognition for their Public Health Emergency Preparedness Program and its ability to plan for, respond to, and recover from public health emergencies. Fort Bend County’s Health and Human Services…


Budget Award 2017

FORT BEND COUNTY, TX – On May 2, 2017, Fort Bend County Judge Robert Hebert recognized the County’s Director of Finance and Investments, Pamela Gubbels, for receiving the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association. This is the 16th consecutive year the Fort Bend County Budget Office has received this award. In order to receive this distinguished…


Womens Center 2017

FORT BEND COUNTY, TX – On Tuesday, April 25, 2017, Fort Bend County Judge Robert Hebert presented a proclamation to Bruce Mercer, President of Fort Bend County Women’s Center, and several of the center’s employees, proclaiming the month of April as ‘Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention’ month. During the month of April, citizens are asked to support and encourage creating…