Due to projected rising river levels, the District is reminding residents that they can and should monitor the level of the Brazos River at Richmond. The River level is currently projected to peak at 42 feet on Tuesday morning (April 30). The District estimates that its risk of flooding from the Brazos River begins at a river elevation of 50.6 feet. Emergency alerts, if any, and other information regarding potential flooding will be issued by the Fort Bend Office of Emergency Management, and may be monitored at http://fbcoem.org.
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.
Date: 04/06/2019 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: City Hall Plaza
402 Morton St., Richmond, Texas 77469
Keep Richmond Beautiful (KRB- an affiliate of Keep Texas Beautiful) is sponsoring a Document Shredding Event with two Pro Shred trucks at City Hall parking lot from 9 am to 12 Noon on Saturday, April 6th, 2019! This event is for documents, not electronics.