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Fort Bend County

September 30, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber recently conducted ribbon cutting ceremonies for Attack Poverty in Richmond and at the Wells Fargo Bank at the Grand Parkway, and a groundbreaking ceremony at the Richmond Surface Water Treatment Facility. More
September 29, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber today announced that it has approved resolutions in support of bond referendums for both Lamar Consolidated and Fort Bend school districts. More
September 29, 2014 -- Union Pacific Railroad has advised that the railroad crossing at Eldridge Road and Highway 90A in Sugar Land will be closed October 6-20 due to construction of a new segment of track from Urlich Street to Gessner Road in Missouri City. More
September 26, 2014 -- The City of Missouri City will host its Third Annual Fire & Rescue Services Open House on October 11 at Fire Station 1. More
September 25, 2014 -- The City of Missouri City has launched its new "iReport" online and mobile smart phone application to allow citizens to report code enforcement violations. More
September 24, 2014 -- The City of Sugar Land on Tuesday announced that it has been named the nation's best place to find a new job by Money Magazine. More
September 23, 2014 -- The Sugar Land Police Department will host its annual National Night Out event on October 7. More
September 19, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Transportation will host a public meeting on September 25 regarding the proposed widening of Trammel-Fresno Road and a new two-lane extension of Hurricane Lane Parkway in Fort Bend County. More
September 19, 2014 -- The Gulf Coast Water Authority Board of Directors on Thursday voted unanimously to accept the final Long Term Water Supply Strategies Report prepared by Freese and Nichols that included an option to re-use effluent water from one or both of the City of Houston Southwest and Almeda wastewater treatment plants. More
September 19, 2014 -- Sugar Land City Council Member Harish Jajoo will host a town hall meeting for District 4 on October 9. More
September 17, 2014 -- The Sugar Land City Council has adopted the city's FY2015 Budget. More
September 17, 2014 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to award a $1,649,491 contract to Federal Signal Corporation for the implementation of a citywide crime prevention license plate recognition program, consisting of the installation of cameras at 27 locations in the city. More
September 17, 2014 -- The Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday approved a $1.6 million contract for the installation of crime prevention cameras at 27 locations in the city. More
September 16, 2014 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors on Tuesday voted unanimously to submit comments to the Environmental Protection Agency regarding a proposed new rule on carbon pollution emission guidelines for existing stationary sources, specifically electric utility generating units; but the item was worded to express concerns about the federal intrusion. More
September 16, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance will host Roy Watson, workforce development director with Chevron Phillips, on October 8 to discuss Texas House Bill 5, an education bill that took effect in 2013. More
September 16, 2014 -- Missouri City City Council on Monday voted unanimously to publish a notice of intent to issue bonds, in an amount not to exceed $5 million, for the construction of new water system infrastructure. More
September 15, 2014 -- The City of Missouri City has announced that Daryl Maretka has been named assistant chief of the city's Fire & Rescue Services Department. More
September 15, 2014 -- The City of Sugar Land will host the ninth annual iFest Live international festival on November 8. More
September 12, 2014 -- The Missouri City Police Department recently promoted Captain Lance Bothell to Assistant Chief of Police. More
September 10, 2014 -- The City of Sugar Land today reported that mosquitoes captured in the city have tested positive for the West Nile virus. More
September 10, 2014 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court on Tuesday voted unanimously to adopt a tax rate of $0.47276 per $100 valuation for the county for 2014. More
September 09, 2014 -- Texas Transportation Commission has approved roadway improvements in the Greater Houston area, construction projects in Brazoria and Galveston Counties, a road widening project on Interstate 69/United States Highway 59 in Fort Bend County and four projects in Montgomery County worth approximately $30 million. More
September 08, 2014 -- Missouri City City Council will host public hearings on September 18 and 22 to receive public comment concerning the city's proposed property tax rate of $0.565 per $100 valuation. More
September 08, 2014 -- The City of Missouri City today announced that it is scheduling additional spraying in an effort to reduce mosquito populations. More
September 08, 2014 -- The City of Sugar Land is extending its reduced pet adoption fees through October 19. More
September 08, 2014 -- The Highway 36A Coalition reports that it now has the support of 14 cities, counties and economic development groups throughout Waller, Fort Bend and Brazoria Counties. More
September 04, 2014 -- The City of Missouri City has issued tips on how to prepare for unpredictable emergencies during hurricane season. More
September 03, 2014 -- The City of Sugar Land today announced that an agreement has been approved to support expansion plans of Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. headquarters in the city, which will result in 530 new jobs during a 10-year period. More
September 03, 2014 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted 4-3, with Harish Jajoo, Steve Porter and Joe Zimmerman opposed, to place an ordinance on the September 16 meeting agenda to adopt the city’s 2014 property tax rate. More
September 02, 2014 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to approve an agreement between the county and various school districts to establish points of distribution on school property in the event of a disaster that requires the distribution of emergency supplies. More
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