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…


2017 Live Healthy Wellness Challenge

FORT BEND COUNTY, TX – During Commissioners Court on March 28, 2017, Fort Bend County Judge Robert Hebert recognized the winners of the 2017 Live Healthy Fort Bend County Wellness Challenge. The 8-week challenge encouraged employees to get active and lose weight. Over 400 county employees participated and lost a combined total of 1,392 pounds while logging 1,199,258 minutes of…


County Judge in DC March 2017

Fort Bend County Judge Bob Hebert traveled to Washington DC in the month of March to discuss the reauthorization of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), Flood Recovery Funding, the Brazos River Erosion Mitigation Project, and the TX-99-LID 17 Emergency River Bank Repair and Protection Project with the U.S. Corps of Engineers, Congressmen Pete Olson and Al Green, staff members…


Texas Food Connection Day 2017

FORT BEND COUNTY, TX – On Tuesday, March 14, 2017, Fort Bend County Judge Robert Hebert presented the Fort Bend County Farm Bureau with a proclamation in recognition of Texas Food Connection Day. Fort Bend County farmers, ranchers and others involved in the agriculture industry, working together in an environmentally sustainable way, help feed people here in Fort Bend County,…


Ribbon Cutting Harlem Road

 FORT BEND COUNTY, TX – County officials gathered for a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Monday, March 13, 2017, to celebrate the completion of Harlem Road from Owens Road (James Bowie Middle School) to Travis High School. The 1.7-mile project produced an improved 4-lane, divided asphalt roadway. Fort Bend County Road & Bridge, Aranda Brothers Construction Company, Harvest Green (Johnson Development), and…


Ribbon Cutting Ft Bend Parkway Overpass

FORT BEND COUNTY, TX – County and City officials held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Monday, March 6, 2017, to celebrate the completion of the Fort Bend Parkway Toll Road overpass. The 1.2-mile project is the final segment of the approximate 10 miles from Sienna Parkway to US 90A/S. Main. 7.5 miles are within the Fort Bend County Toll Road Authority…