News Categories: Commissioners E-Corner

Responding to Emergencies

Precinct 4 road and bridge crews don’t just assist first responders; they are first responders. When two grass fires broke out near Precinct 4 parks only a week apart, crews were on scene fighting the blazes alongside firefighters. The first fire ignited near Paul D. Rushing Park on July 26. “Our crews were out removing […]

Tracy Gee Classic Books

Are you looking for a new reading challenge? Check out Commissioner’s Classics Corner at the Tracy Gee Community Center library. The collection includes literary works from some of the most famous philosophers, political theorists, and novelists in history — including Plato, Aristotle, and other greats. Need classic books for school or college? Classic books are […]

What is the Role of a County Judge on Commissioners Court?

Local government can be confusing. Terms such as county judge and Commissioners Court may sound like your elected officials are conducting trials when, in reality, their duties couldn’t be more different. So, what does a county judge do, and what is Commissioners Court? Teachers teach. Preachers preach. Doctors doctor. And, the members of Commissioners Court […]

What is Precinct 4’s Infrastructure Division?

If you notice new roads in Precinct 4, they’re likely the work of Precinct 4’s Infrastructure Division. The team manages new traffic improvement projects each year, including road expansion projects, traffic signals, intersection improvements, and traffic management systems. What are the funding sources?  The Infrastructure Division receives funding from the METRO fund, Harris County Toll […]

Precinct 4 October Festivals

Summer may be over, but the fun continues this fall in Precinct 4. Whether you love cider and sweaters or costumes and candy, we have an event for you. Check out the lineup below. Native American Heritage Day Saturday, Sept.11, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Jesse H. Jones Park & Nature Center Join Jones […]