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Fort Bend County

April 16, 2014 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution supporting the University of Houston Sugar Land Campus. More
April 16, 2014 -- Missouri City has expanded its prescription drug box program, adding a second location to dispose of unwanted, unused or expired drug medications. More
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April 15, 2014 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors today voted unanimously to approve a contract with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to repair or replace failing on-site sewage facilities in the H-GAC region, in an amount not to exceed $492,000. More
April 15, 2014 -- The City of Sugar Land is conducting inspections of trees along city rights-of-way to ensure compliance with codes and safe access for fire trucks, ambulances and garbage trucks. More
April 11, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber recently conducted ribbon cuttings for the newly-opened Sonic in Richmond and the Old Main Street Bakery in Downtown Rosenberg. More
April 11, 2014 -- The Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce recently held a graduation ceremony for its 2014 Leadership Excellence for Non-Profits Class. More
April 09, 2014 -- Texas Central Railway Co. President Robert Eckels, a former Harris County Judge, on Tuesday updated the Gulf Coast Rail District Board of Directors on the proposed Dallas-Houston High Speed Rail project. More
April 08, 2014 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to record into the minutes the bond and oath of office by Jerry W. Bussell to serve as interim Justice of the Peace for Precinct 4. More
April 08, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber's Governmental Affairs Department will host a candidate forum on April 22 for candidates in the Richmond mayoral and city commission election. More
April 08, 2014 -- Missouri City City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve, on first reading, a request to rezone .4744 acres of property at the southeast corner of Texas Parkway and Highway 90A from a retail district to a Planned Development District. More
April 02, 2014 -- The City of Sugar Land has implemented Stage 1 voluntary water restrictions due to exceptional drought conditions throughout the state. More
April 02, 2014 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to award an $80,800 contract to Strategic Advisory Group for the Convention/Conference Center Market Analysis and Feasibility Study. More
April 01, 2014 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to approve a $937,196 agreement with Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc. for services associated with the administration and operations facility for the Ford Bend County Public Transportation Department. More
April 01, 2014 -- The Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce's Chamber Young Professional Division will host a luncheon roundtable discussion with area mayors on June 18. More
March 31, 2014 -- The City of Sugar Land will host Ellen Dunham-Jones, architect and professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology, as the keynote speaker for the city's final session of its Land Use Forum series on April 3. More
March 30, 2014 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Transportation Policy Council on Friday reviewed proposed amendments to the 2013-2016 Transportation Improvement Program and 2035 Regional Transportation Plan that will be considered for action at next month’s meeting. More
March 25, 2014 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to accept the Comprehensive Financial Report for FY2013 as presented by Sandersen Knox and Company, LLP, the firm that conducted an audit of the county’s financial statements. More
March 25, 2014 -- The Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce will host a Fort Bend County Candidate Forum on April 3 for candidates in city and school board races in the May 10 General Election. More
March 24, 2014 -- Houston Community College Southwest will host a job fair on Thursday at the Stafford Campus. More
March 22, 2014 -- The Sugar Land Police Department is currently searching for two men who shot and killed Marlon Alexander Palencia Castaneda on Friday at Global Casework Manufacturing. More
March 21, 2014 -- Houston Wilderness hosted a Collaborative Access Event on Thursday, with presentations from community organizations highlighting their successes, current work and future plans for areas in the Sam Houston Greenbelt Network. More
March 20, 2014 -- Sugar Land Mayor James A. Thompson has posted a Guest Column commending the collaboration between the city and the University of Houston and the UH System. More
March 19, 2014 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve an interlocal agreement with the City of League City for implementation and operation of the Gulf Region Information and Dispatch System for computer aided dispatch records management services. More
March 18, 2014 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors today voted unanimously to authorize a third year funding agreement with the Gulf Coast Center for operation of the Victory Lakes Park & Ride Service, with a total contract value not to exceed $1,013,834. More
March 18, 2014 -- Missouri City City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve, on final reading, an ordinance prohibiting the parking of vehicles behind the building line in residential lots. More
March 17, 2014 -- The United Way Service Center of Fort Bend County will host the Fort Bend County Benefits Access Fair on March 25. More
March 17, 2014 -- The City of Missouri City is seeking input through its citizen survey. More
March 17, 2014 -- Jim Guidry has offered a suggestion to election officials intended to improve their communication with the news media as well as voters and taxpayers. More
March 17, 2014 -- The City of Missouri City will host its "Eggpalooza" on April 12 at Community Park. More
March 13, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber will host the 2014 State of the Schools Luncheon with the Lamar Consolidated and Needville school districts on April 25. More
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