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PushpinAll Evacuation Orders for Fort Bend County are Cancelled
Posted Date: 9/8/2017
PushpinCounty Judge Declares Local State of Disaster
At 9AM this morning, August 24, 2017, County Judge Bob Hebert declared a local state of disaster in Fort Bend County in anticipation of the effects of the rapidly strengthening Tropical Storm Harvey.
Posted Date: 8/24/2017 9:00 AM
Fort Bend County Clerk Has Opened the Newest Satellite Office in Sienna Plantation
We are pleased to announce the opening of our third Annex location at Sienna Plantation.
Posted Date: 9/11/2017
County Court at Law 1 Rescheduling Court Dates Due to Hurricane Harvey
In compliance with the Texas Supreme Court and Court of Criminal Appeal’s Emergency Order issued on August 28, 2017, Defendants who missed their court date due to Hurricane Harvey have until Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 1:30 P.M. to reschedule their case. Defendants may come in at any time prior to September 28th to reschedule their case
Posted Date: 9/7/2017
Water Well Sample Drop-Off Locations
Water well samples can be dropped off at the following locations. They must be in the appropriate sterile container. Sterile containers may be picked up from Environmental Health and at City of Fulshear and City of Simonton City Halls.
Posted Date: 9/7/2017
Water Sample Instructions
Regardless if a water well is new or existing, water sampling must be done with special consideration to obtain a good water sample and avoid additional contamination.
Posted Date: 9/2/2017
Social Services Seeking Individuals to Adopt-A-Family
Social Services is currently assisting families that have been devastated by the recent hurricane, many of whom previously suffered from the Brazos river flooding in 2016.
Posted Date: 9/2/2017
After the Flood- Mosquitoes
The large amount of pooled water remaining after the flood will lead to an increase in mosquito populations. Mosquitoes are most active at sunrise and sunset. The county is actively working to control the mosquito population through adulticide and larvacide operations at Road and Bridge.
Posted Date: 9/2/2017
After a Flood- Water Safety
Floodwaters may contain fecal material from overflowing sewage systems, and agricultural and industrial byproducts. If you are on a Public Water System (PWS), your municipality, water utility, or system owner will notify you of any unsafe drinking water conditions in the system and provide directions on what you can do to prevent exposure.
Posted Date: 9/2/2017
Disinfecting Your Private Well
If your private well is flooded, do not use water from it until the following three things have occurred...
Posted Date: 8/31/2017
Fort Bend County does not provide water or sewer services contact city or MUD
Fort Bend County does not provide water or sewer services. For issues concerning your home’s water system including quality of water, drainage, and retention concerns, or sewage back-up, contact your home’s city or MUD operator .
Posted Date: 8/27/2017 3:00 PM
Rumor vs Fact about the Jodie Stavinoha Bridge
There is a rumor floating around Fort Bend County that the Stavinoha Bridge over the Brazos River on the Grand Parkway (SH 99) will be closed this Sunday (August 27, 2017) morning. County Judge Bob Hebert says "There is no truth in the rumor."/Hay un rumor flotando alrededor del Condado de Fort Bend que el puente de Stavinoha sobre el Río Brazos en la Grand Parkway (SH 99) estará cerrado este domingo (27 de Agosto de 2017) por la mañana. El Juez del Condado Bob Hebert dice que "no hay verdad en el rumor".
Posted Date: 8/27/2017 3:00 AM
Blood Drive Canceled
The blood drive scheduled to take place at 9:00 AM on Tuesday, August 29, 2017 in the Justice Center parking lot has been canceled.
Posted Date: 8/27/2017
Passport Day - September 23, 2017
Posted Date: 8/17/2017
Phone Scam Alert
We are warning the public of scam phone calls where individuals are stating they are with the Fort Bend County Clerk’s Office and somehow using our number. The caller is telling people to “pay a debt or the police will come get them.” A representative from the Fort Bend County Clerk’s Office DOES NOT call to collect debts.
Posted Date: 8/3/2017
DWI Arrest in 2013 Leads to Conviction Years Later
Jim Hooter Merrill, Jr. was convicted of Driving While Intoxicated with an Open Container on July 20, 2017 after the jury deliberated for approximately an hour. Presiding Judge Ron Cohen then sentenced the 48-year old Sugar Land man to a yearlong probation. Merrill was charged with the crime in 2013 after driving by a highway patrolman with a broken headlight.
Posted Date: 7/26/2017
FB Historical Commission to host program focusing on area's early settlement
The story of Upper Buffalo Bayou and the San Felipe Trail as they existed west of Houston in the 19th Century will be the program topic for the Tuesday, Aug. 15 full membership meeting of the Fort Bend County Historical Commission.
Posted Date: 7/24/2017
DWI Conviction for Henderson
County Court at Law #4 Presiding Judge Jerry Bussell convicted Alan Henderson of Driving While Intoxicated on June 29, 2017 after a trial before the Court. The 27-year-old Missouri City man was charged with the crime after being stopped for speeding on Highway 90 in 2012.
Posted Date: 7/14/2017
Quddusi Sentenced to Prison for Employee Theft
434th District Court Judge James H. Shoemake sentenced Samia Alam Quddusi to four years in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice – Institutional Division on June 9, 2017. A jury convicted the defendant of felony Theft on April 21, 2017 after a weeklong trial. The 24 year-old Sugar Land woman stole over $40,000 from her employer in 2014. Quddusi requested the court to determine her punishment and the case was reset to for the judge to consider a presentence investigation report.
Posted Date: 6/21/2017
Rosenberg Car Burglar Convicted and Jailed
A jury convicted Caleb Fonseca of Burglary of a Vehicle in only 20 minutes on May 18, 2017. The 20-year-old Rosenberg man was subsequently sentenced to almost a year in jail in an agreement with prosecutors.
Posted Date: 6/21/2017