On Jan. 1, W. A. “Andy” Meyers will be sworn in for his fifth four-year term as the Fort Bend County commissioner for Precinct 3. It is the second consecutive time he has run unopposed for the position.
It will not be long now before Katyland Drive becomes a cone zone between Hwy. 90 and Franz Road.
Thanks to mobility funds from the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County, Katyland will be widened from two lanes to four lanes.
Fueled by Houston’s robust energy and oil and gas sectors combined with strategic planning, Fort Bend County job growth has increased 78.1 percent from 2000 to 2011, making it the second-fastest growing county in the nation in that period.
Every city has to start somewhere, and although the Katy Gas Plant and Katy Rice Mill have rightly been credited as catalysts for the City of Katy’s growth, each share an essential common denominator: the railroad.