Emergency Preparation Supplies Sales Tax Holiday

This weekend is the 2019 Emergency Preparation Supplies Sales Tax Holiday in the State of Texas. You can purchase certain emergency preparation supplies tax free beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday, April 27, and ending at midnight on Monday, April 29. There is no limit on the number of qualifying items you can purchase, and you do not need to issue an exemption certificate to claim the exemption. Please visit the Texas Comptroller’s Website for more information, including a list of qualifying and excluded supplies. Hurricane Season is just around the corner. Don’t wait until the next storm is in the Gulf before preparing yourself and your family.

NWS FloodWarn Seminar

Come join your neighbors to learn all about the forecasting and risks flooding. The National Weather Service, Fort Bend County Drainage District, and FEMA will be discussing the types of flooding, watersheds, forecasts, warnings, flood risks, and flood insurance. The training is free and open to the public.

When: November 7, 2018 from 6:00 PM-8:00 PM

Where: City Hall Council Chambers, 901 Avenue C, Katy, TX 77493

For more information, contact NWS at (281) 337-5074.

FloodWarn Seminar Flyer (PDF)

National Weather Service FloodWarn Seminar

Come join your neighbors to learn all about the forecasting and risks flooding. The National Weather Service, Fort Bend County Drainage District, and FEMA will be discussing the types of flooding, watersheds, forecasts, warnings, flood risks, and flood insurance. The training is free and open to the public.

When: October 17, 2018 from 6:30 PM-8:30 PM

Where: University of Houston-Sugar Land, Brazos Hall Room 103

Please feel free to register at the following link:

http://fbcoem.org/registration/community-floodwarn-seminar-hosted-by-the-national-weather-service

FloodWarn Seminar Flyer (PDF)