Purchasing Department Award

FORT BEND COUNTY, TX – During Commissioners Court on July 28, 2015, Dave Manz from U.S. Communities presented the Fort Bend County Purchasing Agent with a “U.S. Communities Appreciation Award”. Each year the award is granted for saving taxpayer dollars by using cooperative purchasing agreements. Only 15 agencies receive the annual award out of 55,000 participating entities. U.S. Communities is the…


Fort Bend County Road and Bridge

FORT BEND COUNTY, TX – During Commissioners Court on August 4, 2015, the City of Simonton presented the Fort Bend County Road & Bridge Department with a proclamation. Road & Bridge excelled in their assistance to the City of Simonton during a period of extreme emergency, May 27th to June 5th, when the Brazos River threatened to flood much of the…


EXPANDED TRANSIT OPPORTUNITIES FOR SOUTHERN FORT BEND RESIDENTS

RICHMOND, TEXAS:  Coming this summer, Richmond and Rosenberg residents will have a convenient new way to travel to shopping, medical and service agencies. Fort Bend County Public Transit announces the start of the Richmond-Rosenberg Bus Service, a point deviation route system that will positively affect the daily lives of thousands of residents.  Point deviated routes combine the best of dependable…


Cooperative Efforts Provide for Safe Crossing of Drainage Ditch

FORT BEND COUNTY, TX -Monday, May 4 marked the ribbon cutting ceremony for the much anticipated bridges that allow Cinco Ranch High School and Cinco Ranch Junior High students to cross safely over a drainage ditch to and from their homes in Falcon Ranch. Fort Bend County Judge Robert Hebert, Fort Bend County Precinct 3 Commissioner Andy Meyers, Constable Rob…


FORT BEND PIO NETWORK HOSTS ROSENBERG POLICE DEPARTMENTS SOCIAL MEDIA EXPERTS

FORT BEND COUNTY, TX – What can a handful of government Public Information Officers, the people responsible for communicating with the public in an emergency, learn from a police officer from Rosenberg Police Department? As it turns out, they could learn a whole lot! Lieutenant Aaron Slater of the Rosenberg Police Department is one of the several staff members responsible…


MASON ROAD OPEN FROM FM 359 to HWY 99

FORT BEND COUNTY, TX – Fort Bend County Officials gathered Tuesday, July 22, 2014 to celebrate the Grand Opening of Mason Road from FM 359 to State Hwy 99.  Phase 1 of this multi-year project included the four lane divided roadway from the 359 intersection to Skinner Lane and was completed in August of 2012    Fort Bend County Residents may now…


Bridge Named in Young Girls Honor

FORT BEND COUNTY, TX – On Tuesday, August 12, 2014, Fort Bend County Commissioners Court voted unanimously to designate the bridge on Katy-Flewellen Road at the Willow Fork of the Buffalo Bayou as the Jacque Endresen Bridge.  Jacque was a young girl killed in a traffic accident adjacent to the bridge in 2006 before the roadway and new bridge were…


JAMES KNIGHT IS FORT BEND COUNTYS NEW DIRECTOR OF FACILITIES

FORT BEND COUNTY -FORT BEND COUNTY, TX – James D. Knight has been selected as Fort Bend County’s new Facilities Management and Planning Director, a position that has been filled for over nine years by Donald G. Brady who recently announced his retirement effective at the end of September. Mr. Knight is a twenty-three year resident of Fort Bend County…


Judge Hebert Briefs Boy Scouts on County Government

Pictured:  County Judge Bob Hebert and Richmond Boy Scout Troup 1002 FORT BEND COUNTY, TX -On Monday August 18, 2014, Fort Bend County Judge Bob Hebert visited a group of Boy Scouts in Richmond, TX.  Hebert presented to the scouts of Troup 1002 a lesson in county government.  Many questions were asked of the Judge from both the scouts and…


HEBERT PROCLAIMS SEPTEMBER EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS MONTH

County JudgeFort Bend County, TX Robert E. HebertFort Bend County Judge Phone (281) 341-8608www.fortbendcountynews.info For Immediate Release Hebert Proclaims September Emergency Preparedness Month Pictured: County Judge Bob Hebert and Caroline Egan, Planning Coordinator Fort Bend Office of Emergency Management FORT BEND COUNTY, TX -Fort Bend County Judge Bob Hebert proclaimed the month of September as Emergency Preparedness Month in Fort…