Fort Bend County

County Extension Agent-Family and Consumer Sciences, Fort Bend County

“Gardens overflowing with shiny, red tomatoes and bright green pepper…orchards filled with sweet, juicy peaches…farmers’ markets piled high with fresh produce…it is so easy to preserve.  Texas AgriLife Extension Service Family and Consumer Sciences in Fort Bend County will host “Giving the Bounty: Jams and Jellies”, a workshop event on Thursday, October 26, at the Extension office Annex located at 1402 Band Road in Rosenberg.  The workshop will include demonstrations of proper waterbath canning techniques for […]

Fort Bend County Receives Rebate for Energy Program with Schneider Electric

Fort Bend County Receives Rebate for Energy Program with Schneider Electric

 FORT BEND COUNTY, TX – On June 27th, Schneider Electric employees presented a $38,964 rebate to Fort Bend County. The County received the rebate as a result of its innovative multi-phase energy efficiency program with Schneider Electric. The County plans to reinvest the money from the rebate back into its long-term growth and sustainability plan. Fort Bend County entered into a third phase public-private partnership with Schneider Electric in June of 2016, to leverage the […]

Keep an Eye Out for Farm Equipment on the Move

By John Gordy, County Extension Agent, AgriLife Extension – Fort Bend County As the summer heats up and we near Independence Day celebrations, we are also getting closer to harvest time for crops in the coastal bend. If you find yourself in rural or even suburban areas of Fort Bend County, you may find yourself bumper to bumper with tractors any time of year. However, harvest time is when you are more likely to encounter […]

HELP US PREVENT DOG & CAT OVERPOPULATION!

Neuter or Spay your pet! Fort Bend County Health & Human Services is hosting the Spay & Neuter SNAP Clinic on: April 19, 2017 Needville City Hall 9022 Main Street Needville, TX 77461 Please note the NEW appointment procedure: You must call 713-522-2337 to schedule an appointment. Free spaying and neutering is available from the SNAP mobile spay-neuter clinic to Fort Bend County residents who qualify. IMPORTANT: The selection process has changed. Services offered by the SNAP […]

 Fort Bend County Annual Christmas Tree Lighting

FORT BEND COUNTY, TX – The annual Christmas Tree Lighting at the Fort Bend County Historic Courthouse took place December 6, 2016 immediately following Commissioners Court. Members of the Lamar Consolidated High School Varsity Choir sang Christmas carols in the rotunda to a group of county employees and attendees of Commissioners Court.  Employees participated in an annual ornament design event in which each department was asked to submit an ornament that represented their department and […]

 Houston Region Transportation Advocacy Group Inaugural Transportation Panel

Pictured Left to Right: Maureen Crocker, Gulf Coast Rail District Executive Director; Harris County Judge Ed Emmett; Galveston County Judge Mark Henry; Brazoria County Judge Matt Sebesta; Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal; Waller County Judge Trey Duhon; Fort Bend County Judge Robert Hebert

FORT BEND COUNTY, TX – On December 5, 2016, Fort Bend County Judge Bob Hebert participated in the Houston Region Transportation Advocacy Group’s (TAG) inaugural transportation panel.  Participants also included Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal, Waller County Judge Trey Duhon, Harris County Judge Ed Emmett, Galveston County Judge Mark Henry, and Brazoria County Judge Matt Sebesta.  Moderators of the panel of area county judges included TAG Chairman Jack Drake and Executive Director of the Gulf […]

COALITION FOR THE HOMELESS ANNOUNCES NEW LEADERSHIP IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY, EXPANDED LEADERSHIP IN FORT BEND COUNTY

After receiving overwhelmingly positive results in the 2016 Homeless Count & Survey earlier this year, the Coalition for the Homeless has announced its services expansion into Montgomery County and Conroe as well as enhanced services in Fort Bend County as a part of its leadership to The Way Home. Montgomery County was recently absorbed by The Way Home, the collaborative model to prevent and end homelessness in Houston, Pasadena, Conroe; and Harris, Fort Bend, and […]

“Santa Claus is Coming to Fort Bend County”

For most, Christmas can be a magical time made up of cherished childhood memories. But for many Fort Bend County area children, Christmas is often just a reminder of their families’ struggles. This holiday season, Fort Bend County Social Services and area partners are aiming to bring joy and magic into these children’s lives. The 3nd annual Santa Claus is Coming to Fort Bend County is underway to collect gifts to accomplish this goal. With […]

Funeral Services Set: Fort Bend County Mourns the Unexpected Loss of Constable Ruben Davis

FORT BEND COUNTY – It is with great sadness that the Fort Bend County Precinct 2 Constable’s Office reports the passing of its leader Ruben Davis, Jr.  Constable Davis led the Precinct 2 Constable Office for more than two decades. Constable Davis passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 18, 2016 in the early morning hours at age 61. Since May 1996, Constable Davis served as the Fort Bend County Precinct 2 Constable, where he provided services […]

National 4-H Week

FORT BEND COUNTY, TX – During Commissioners Court, October 4, 2016, Fort Bend County Judge Robert Hebert proclaimed October 2, 2016 through October 8, 2016 as National 4-H Week in Texas. Representatives from the 4-H group were present in court and brought cake to help celebrate the recognition. 4-H is the youth development program of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service that focuses on the needs, concerns and interests of youth. Its aim is to […]