Fort Bend County

Reliant Donates $100,000 to Fort Bend Nonprofit Attack Poverty for Winter Storm Recovery

Funds will directly help Fort Bend community with critical home repairs Recovery efforts in Fort Bend County from Winter Storm Uri received a boost from Reliant today with a $100,000 donation to Attack Poverty, a nonprofit founded in Richmond, Texas with a mission to strengthen under-resourced communities and empower people to break the generational cycle of poverty. Reliant’s support will provide funding for plumbing and construction repair costs for 20 damaged homes, ensuring they are safe […]

Ready-Set-Tour! Child Advocates of Fort Bend Kicks Off Virtual Christmas Home Tour

“For twenty-nine years, Children Advocates of Fort Bend (CAFB) has been hosting its Christmas Home Tour the second week of December. This year, thanks to the help of our homeowners, decorators and some fantastic new partners, we are excited to be able to continue that tradition with an innovative and fun event sure to help you get ready for the holidays,” stated Lisa Moore, Child Advocates of Fort Bend Development Director. “We have videos of […]

All Tax Offices to Open Monday, October 26th

Effective Monday, October 26, 2020, all Fort Bend County Tax Office locations will be open to the public. The second floor in Missouri City will remain temporarily closed to dealers at this time.  The Sienna office will be open 8am until 4:30pm each day and will not offer extended Monday hours at this time. All Tax Office locations will enforce social distancing, so seating will be limited. Customers will also need to wear a face […]

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 […]