Grass Clippings and Leaves

Debris can cause clogging of storm drains. When storm drains (also known as catch basins) clog with leaves and/or other debris, water can no longer drain from the street. This water can then pool along streets and flood intersections and homes. Contrary to popular belief, pet wastes, oil and other materials dumped into catch basins … [Read more…]

Telfair District Owned Playgrounds Closed

In accordance with Fort Bend County’s “Stay Home to Save Lives Order,” Fort Bend County Levee Improvement District No. 17 has closed all of its playgrounds in the Telfair neighborhood. Per the Fort Bend County Judge, this Order began on March 25, 2020 and will remain in effect until 11:59 p.m. on April 3, 2020, … [Read more…]

Extension of the Grace Period for NFIP Premiums Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

To avoid a lapse in coverage, there is typically a 30-day grace period to renew policies. However, due to the widespread economic disruption arising from the COVID-19 pandemic, FEMA recognizes that flood insurance policyholders may not meet the standard policy renewal deadline. To help serve its National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) customers who may be … [Read more…]

Fort Bend County Encourages Residents to Participate in 2020 Census

Fort Bend County encourages residents to participate in the 2020 Census to ensure your voice is heard and the County receives adequate Federal funding to provide vital services to Fort Bend County. Please click the link from the City of Sugar Land below to learn more:

Hazard Mitigation Plan 2020 Update

The City of Sugar Land is currently updating the 2020 Hazard Mitigation Plan. The purpose of the Plan is to identify natural and man-made hazards, activities to reduce losses from those hazards, and establish a coordinated process to implement the Plan. The City needs your input to create a safer, more disaster-resilient community. The Survey … [Read more…]