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…


Historical Commission Oath of Office 2017

FORT BEND COUNTY, TX – On February 21, 2017, Fort Bend County Judge Bob Hebert administered the oath of office to 2017 -2018 members of the Historical Commission.  The Historical Commission of Fort Bend County works to encourage historical awareness and appreciation within the county.  The Commission also bears the responsibility of locating and surveying cemeteries, archeological sites and other…


CDBG Cornyn and Olson Support for Disaster Funding

Fort Bend County Appreciates Senator John Cornyn and Congressman Pete Olson for Support in Obtaining Disaster Funding   FORT BEND COUNTY, TX – Fort Bend County is grateful to Senator John Cornyn and Congressman Pete Olson for their support in obtaining federal assistance for the damage sustained during the ‘Tax Day’ and ‘Memorial Day’ flooding events of 2016.   Fort…


Health and Human Services Department Recognized for its Public Health Emergency Preparedness Program

DATE: February 3, 2017 11:00:11 AM CST The Fort Bend County Health & Human Services’ Public Health Emergency Preparedness Program has been recognized by the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) for its ability to plan for, respond to, and recover from public health emergencies. Fort Bend County’s Health and Human Services Department received this honor by…


Bellaire Mobility Project Ribbon-Cutting

FORT BEND COUNTY, TX – County officials gathered for the Bellaire Mobility Project Ribbon-Cutting ceremony on Monday, December 19, 2016. The ribbon-cutting marks the completion of the four lane concrete boulevard from Parkway Lakes Lane to Lakehead Lane completing the missing links for the four-lane boulevard from Grand Mission Boulevard to Grand Parkway. County Judge Bob Hebert said, “This Bellaire…