Officials Celebrate West Bellfort Grand Opening

FORT BEND COUNTY, TX – Fort Bend County Officials gathered Thursday, June 4, 2015 to celebrate the Grand Opening of West Bellfort.  Phases A & B of this project include the four lane divided roadway West of Long Meadow Ranch to Harlem Road and both are projects from the Fort Bend County 2007 Mobility Bond.  Residents may now travel from the…


Fort Bend County Preparing for Heavy Rains on Tuesday

Fort Bend County, TX – As another gulf disturbance threatens to impact and impact Fort Bend County, emergency planners and responders are hard at work. “It is important for residents to know that this weather could be coming our way,” says County Judge Robert Hebert, “this disorganized system could change at any time, but for now looks like it may…


New Bus Service in Fort Bend County

FORT BEND COUNTY, TX – Fort Bend County Officials gathered today to celebrate the addition of a new bus service to the Fort Bend County Transportation program servicing the Richmond and Rosenberg area.  City officials from both Rosenberg and Richmond, Houston Galveston Area Council and The George Foundation were also in attendance.  The new bus service is a result of…


Fort Bend County Pedestrian Plaza Receives Award

FORT BEND COUNTY, TX – the Fort Bend County Pedestrian Plaza located between the Historic Courthouse and the Travis Building in Richmond, Texas has been selected as an American Public Works Association (APWA) Texas Chapter Project of the Year for 2015. The award recognizes innovations in technology and management, special efforts to protect the environment during construction, safety performance, and efforts…


Public Transportation 10 Yr

FORT BEND COUNTY, TX – Fort Bend County Public Transportation held their 10 Year Anniversary Celebration at the Historic Courthouse at 9 AM on July 14, 2015.  Tennille Jones, Deputy Director of the Public Transportation Department welcomed everyone to the event.  The Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Honor Guard presented the posting of the colors while Tennille Jones led everyone in the…


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…