Author Archives: Charles Jessup

Kirkwood Road Roundabout Reconstruction Project

City of Meadows Place

The City of Meadows Place has issued a Notice to Proceed to Mar-Con Services to replace and reconstruct South Kirkwood beginning Jan. 2nd, 2019.  The construction will affect South Kirkwood Blvd. from the Fire Station down to the driveway of Sugar Grove Church. The project is slated to take a year, and Yes, it will … Continue reading

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Meadows Place receives a good report from Moody’s

City of Meadows Place

  In general, the higher the bond rating, the more favorable the terms will be for the bond issuer. High-rated bonds have lower interest rates because investors need less compensation for the risk of default. That leads to lower borrowing costs for bond issuers. A high rating is an indicator of a strong financial position. Meadows … Continue reading

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Rebuilding Meadows Elementary Visioning Committee

City of Meadows Place

I just wanted to say Thank You to Colene Cabezas, Ben Weber, Cameron Miller and Amaya Labrador for participating in the Rebuilding of Meadows Elementary Vison Session. We met at Meadows Elementary with ME teachers and staff, FBISD staff and the COO of FBISD, a representative from Gensler, the people who will be doing the … Continue reading

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Early Voting has begun in Meadows Place

City of Meadows Place

If you live in Fort Bend you can vote on all races and for all issues at City Hall in Meadows Place.  I am urging all Meadows Place registered voters to vote and to share this post on every local Meadows Place media outlet they can. We have 3000 voters in this city and we … Continue reading

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City Officials attend TML Conference

City of Meadows Place

Your City Secretary and several members of City Council recently attended the 2018 Texas Municipal League (TML) convention in Fort Worth.  TML is a very good source of training, information and education for municipal leaders and an invaluable resource for our city. Attending this year were Mayor Charles Jessup, Aldermen Rick Staigle, Terry Henley,   John … Continue reading

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FBISD selects Gensler Design for Meadows Elementary Makeover

City of Meadows Place

I received another call from FBISD Superintendent, Dr. Charles Dupre today, but this time it was good news!  He called to tell me that last night the FBISD School Board approved an architect for the rebuilding of Meadows Elementary, making it a 21st Century Learning Center….assuming the bond passes.  (Please vote on the bond issue) … Continue reading

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City goes out for bid on Kirkwood Project

City of Meadows Place

The City of Meadows Place went out for bids on the Kirkwood reconstruction project and received 8 bids –  which is a very good number.  They ranged from $3.4 million to $4.3 million. Most of the bids were fairly close together – most within a percent or two with the two low bidders very, very close.  … Continue reading

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Looking back at Hurricane Harvey

City of Meadows Place

It was a year ago this week that Meadows Place was getting ready for Hurricane Harvey .  I am still amazed at the strength of this community and the willingness of everyone to help their neighbor. I am proud of Meadows Place Emergency Response Team, Meadows Place Police Department, Fire and EMS.  I am also … Continue reading

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Meadows Place Modernizes Lighting in Council Chambers

City of Meadows Place

The City used funds from the City Hall maintenance to change out the lights in the Council Chambers / Courtroom. “We not only cut the electrical usage in half, we expect the new L E D bulbs to produce a lot less heat and last longer as well.  Continual improvement is the key, even in … Continue reading

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Meadows Place opens Discovery & Nature Center featured in Fort Bend Star

City of Meadows Place

“This is about as wild as it gets in the small city of Meadows Place” is the lead in by Fort Bend Star Publisher Joe Southern as he began a fun and interesting story on the new Meadows Place Discovery and Nature Center.   Mr. Southern was recently given a personal tour of the facility which … Continue reading

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