Public hearing on Fort Bend mobility projects scheduled

$217 million mobility bond issue being discussed for November ballot

Later this month, the public will have a chance to review transportation projects being considered for a possible November bond issue. The Fort Bend County Commissioners Court voted Tuesday to hold a workshop July 25 at 1 p.m.

The workshop will take place in the commissioners courtroom at 401 Jackson St., Richmond. At that time, the public can comment on individual projects and the entire $217 million bond referendum being considered for a November election.

A list of road projects under consideration and a corresponding map can be found on Fort Bend County’s website.

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July 7

Benefit concert
Listen to a mix of Motown, funk and smooth jazz from Collector’s Item at the Sugar Land Town Square, and learn about Caiden’s Hope, a Houston-area charity helping to pay the extraneous costs families incur while traveling to be with a baby during a hospital stay. Snow cones will be for sale with half the proceeds donated to Caiden’s Hope Foundation. Representatives of Caiden’s Hope will be on hand providing information and answering questions about the issue. 7:30-9:30 p.m. Free. 15958 City Walk, Sugar Land.

July 8

Tennis tournament
Missouri City hosts a mixed doubles tennis tournament Saturday morning. Players in eighth grade and older are welcome to play in this tournament, which will be held in a round-robin format. Refreshments will be available. Raffles. 9 a.m. 2701 Cypress Point Drive, Missouri City. Call for entry fee. 281-403-8500.

July 9

Shred the Past at Sienna Plantation
Sienna Plantation hosts a paper-shredding event on Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. The public is invited to bring junk mail, old paperwork and any other paper documents for shredding to the Village of Sawmill Lake.

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