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Fort Bend County

August 27, 2014 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court on Tuesday voted unanimously to accept the donation of two helicopters as part of the Texas 1033 Military Surplus Property Program for use by the Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office. More
August 26, 2014 -- The City of Sugar Land is accepting applications through October 31 for its next Sugar Land 101 class. More
August 25, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber is accepting applications for the 2014 Fort Bend Strong scholarships. More
August 23, 2014 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Transportation Policy Council on Friday approved funding for three Houston projects and Galveston’s On-Street Bicycle Network; and held a spirited discussion about a request to include Galveston County’s Victory Lakes Park & Ride service to the Transportation Improvement Program which will be considered at next month's meeting. More
August 22, 2014 -- The City of Missouri City will again partner with the Drug Enforcement Administration to accept unwanted medication free of charge as part of Drug "Take Back" Day on September 27. More
August 22, 2014 -- The Gulf Coast Water Authority Board of Directors on Thursday voted unanimously to adopt a the Drought Contingency Plan. More
August 22, 2014 -- The City of Sugar Land recently gave away more than 150 bicycle helmets in celebration of the launch of the city's new web page dedicated to pedestrian and bicyclist safety. More
August 21, 2014 -- The City of Sugar Land has opened its first public canoe launch at United States Highway 59 and the Brazos River turnaround. More
August 20, 2014 -- The real estate website Movoto recently ranked Missouri City as one of the top 10 safest cities in Texas. More
August 20, 2014 -- The City of Missouri City today announced that the Hunters Glen Sprayground will close for the season on September 2. More
August 20, 2014 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve an advance funding agreement with the Texas Department of Transportation for an estimated $1,383,000 project to install dynamic message signs in the city. More
August 19, 2014 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Director today voted unanimously to approve mid-year revisions to the H-GAC 2014 Budget. More
August 19, 2014 -- Missouri City City Council on Monday voted 5-1, with Jerry Wyatt opposed, to grant a special use permit to New Hope Lutheran Church to allow for the continued use of a religious place of assembly and to allow for the location of an educational place of assembly on a 4.75 acre tract of land located within a retail district at 1424 FM 1092. More
August 13, 2014 -- The City of Missouri City will host its Fifth Annual Pre-National Night Out Kick Off block party on October 4. More
August 13, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber's Hispanic Business Division will host the Third Annual Business Expo on August 21 at the Rosenberg Civic Center. More
August 12, 2014 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to propose a tax rate of $0.47276 per $100 valuation for the 2014 tax year. More
August 08, 2014 -- The City of Missouri City is reminding motorists that state law bans cell phone use in school zones, and that a city ordinance prohibits texting and driving while in Missouri City. More
August 08, 2014 -- The City of Sugar Land today announced that Jennifer May has been named director of economic development. More
August 07, 2014 -- Union Pacific Railroad will close the intersection of Wood Street at Highway 90A in Sugar Land beginning August 14 as part of a project to build a segment of new track from Urlich Street to Gessner Road in Missouri City. More
August 06, 2014 -- The City of Missouri City will host a back to school health fair, presented by AccessHealth, on Saturday. More
August 06, 2014 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the issuance of tax notes for the purchase of five ambulances and two fire engines. More
August 05, 2014 -- The Texas Legislature's Joint Interim Committee on Coastal Barrier Systems on Monday held a public hearing at Texas A&M University at Galveston. More
August 05, 2014 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to approve a tax abatement agreement with NALCO Company for the company’s new headquarters planned for construction in Sugar Land. More
August 05, 2014 -- Missouri City City Council on Monday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution in support of the Texas State Technical College System’s plans to develop a full campus for its programs in the Richmond/Rosenberg area. More
August 05, 2014 -- The City of Sugar Land today announced that Jennifer Brown has been promoted to director of finance and Lisa Kocich-Meyer has been promoted to director of planning. More
August 01, 2014 -- The City of Missouri City has launched a comprehensive and unified City-wide Municipal Volunteer Program that is intended “to incorporate current opportunities and expand into new areas within the city”. More
August 01, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber will host the Fort Bend Strong Gala on November 6 at Safari Texas Ranch. More
July 31, 2014 -- The City of Sugar Land has released a request for statements of interest to select a partner to potentially develop an industrial business park at the site of the former state Central Prison Unit. More
July 30, 2014 -- Fort Bend Cares will host volunteer informational socials in August and September. More
July 29, 2014 -- The City of Sugar Land is conducting an online survey on its website to gather public feedback on its retail services and preferences. More
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