Fort Bend County Receives Energy Efficiency Program Rebate

Click for a downloadable image FORT BEND COUNTY, TX – On June 5, 2018, Schneider Electric employees presented Fort Bend County with an $18,780 rebate for its participation in an innovative multi-phase energy efficiency project with Schneider Electric. Fort Bend County and Schneider Electric recently completed the third phase of the project, which will improve the performance of the County’s…


Justice Center Expansion

Click for a downloadable image FORT BEND COUNTY, TX – The Fort Bend County Justice Center recently completed the addition of an administrative building to accommodate future court expansion. The County Clerk moved to the recently completed expansion on the 1st floor, the District Attorney now has offices on both the 1st and 2nd floors and the District Clerk is…


FORT BEND COUNTY EARNS NATIONAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD FOR CRISIS INTERVENTION TEAM

Click here for a downloadable image Fort Bend County has been recognized with the National Association of County’s achievement award for the innovative Crisis Intervention Program. The Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) is a specialized unit formed within the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office and funded under federal grants that assists in helping individuals suffering from mental illness. The objective of…


Historic Courthouse Rotunda Hosts Local Artwork Exhibit

Click here for a downloadable image In support of Historical Preservation Month, an observance held in May to promote historic preservation, the Fort Bend County Historic Courthouse Rotunda is currently hosting an exhibit featuring artwork from contests held in Fort Bend County. The Fort Bend County Preserved fine arts entries depict local sites throughout Fort Bend County via painting and…


Fort Bend County Judge Proclaims Emergency Medical Services Week

Click here for a downloadable image During Commissioners Court on May 22, 2018, Fort Bend County Judge Bob Hebert proclaimed the week of May 20 – May 26, 2018 as Emergency Medical Services Week. Emergency medical services is an essential public service that provides citizens access to quality emergency care, dramatically improving the survival and recovery rate of those who…


Fort Bend County Commissioners Voted Today to Authorize a Lawsuit Against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Operation of the Barker Reservoir

Fort Bend County Drainage District joins Fort Bend County as Plaintiffs in a filing expected later this week   Houston, Texas — Fort Bend County Commissioners voted during their regular meeting this afternoon to approve a lawsuit that seeks a declaratory judgement from a Federal District Judge regarding the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (“Corps”) operation of the Barker Reservoir. The…


Groundbreaking of Animal Services Facility – Phase 2 Expansion

Click for a downloadable image Fort Bend County officials gathered on May 8, 2018 for the groundbreaking of Phase 2 of the Animal Services facility expansion on the existing facility site. Phase 2 of the expansion involves the construction of a new 5,550 square-foot facility, which will include space for the County’s veterinarian, an office for field staff and a…


Four Corners Multi-Purpose Center Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Held

Click for a downloadable photo On May 3, 2018 Fort Bend County officials gathered for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of the Four Corners Multi-Purpose Community Center in Fort Bend County. The community center, located in Four Corners Park in Precinct 4, is the new home of the Fort Bend County Parks department. Offices for the YMCA and…


Fort Bend County Judge Proclaims Hurricane Preparedness Week

On May 1, 2018 Fort Bend County Judge Bob Hebert proclaimed the week of May 6 – May 12, 2018 as Hurricane Preparedness Week. Hurricane season officially begins June 1st and continues through November 30th. As we enter the 2018 hurricane season, it is critical that everyone in our area becomes more knowledgeable about hurricanes and hurricane preparedness. During this…


Bellaire Boulevard Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Held

FORT BEND COUNTY, TX – Fort Bend County officials gathered for a ribbon-cutting ceremony on April 12, 2018, to celebrate the completion of a 3500-foot addition to Bellaire Boulevard in north Fort Bend County. The project connects two previously separate sections of Bellaire Boulevard between FM 1464 and San Pablo Drive, improving east-west traffic in Precinct 2 with a new…