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Fort Bend County
Fort Bend County Commissioners Court
by Garrett Bryce w/photos courtesy Fort Bend County
Tuesday, March 07, 2017

Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to send a request to the United States Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration, to terminate a grant from the department for the construction of roadways between the City of Kendleton and the Kansas City Southern rail facility.

The county and the city had received approval for a $1.25 million grant for the project. However, the project requires eminent domain for one parcel in order to move forward with the project. The grant's requirements prohibit the use of eminent domain.

The commissioners court voted unanimously to grant a variance to Tacos A Go Go to allow the restaurant to sell alcoholic beverages within 300 feet of a public school.

The commissioners court voted unanimously to approve an agreement with the Human Trafficking Rescue Alliance Southern District of Texas to participate in the Human Trafficking Rescue Alliance Task Force.

The commissioners court voted unanimously to reject all bids, but not to request authorization to re-advertise for bids for a co-location services solution for Information Technology.

The commissioners court voted unanimously to authorize a negotiated settlement agreement in the matter of Fort Bend County vs. Storit at Seven Meadows, LP, as discussed in closed session.

The commissioners court voted unanimously to authorize the county attorney to negotiate a right-of-entry in the matter of Fort Bend County vs. Jeffery Bain, et al, as discussed in closed session, and to authorize an offer of $214,367 for the right-of-entry.

The commissioners court took no action resulting from closed session discussions regarding a settlement agreement between Fort Bend County, the Fort Bend County Drainage District and Browning-Ferris, Inc.

The commissioners court took no action resulting from closed session discussions regarding real property matters concerning the Sansbury Boulevard Mobility Bond Project.

All other items were approved by unanimous vote. All members were present. Agenda





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