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Vern Hegwood - Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce - Infrastructure Planning

Vern Hegwood
Costello, Inc.
Planning Division Chair 


The Infrastructure Division will educate and advocate for transportation, infrastructure and development programs throughout the region while facilitating public/private partnerships to promote investment. Acknowledging that a strong infrastructure is a prerequisite for cities and communities to thrive, this division will facilitate collaborations between businesses, state agencies, municipalities and federal agencies on infrastructure projects.



  • Promote infrastructure/transportation as an economic tool to the business community.
  • Promote the annual Infrastructure Conference as a signature regional event.
  • Support the efforts of various elected officials, the Chamber’s Board of Directors and the regional metropolitan planning organization’s efforts by implementing effective transportation/infrastructure initiatives.
  • Advocate a pro-active legislative agenda that maintains the region’s goals of increased efficiency, cost-effectiveness and self-sufficiency.
  • Develop Committee Programming that keeps the business community up to date on infrastructure issues impacting the region.

 View Judge Herbert's Property Tax Presentation from the 2016 Fort Bend Regional Infrastructure Conference

For more information contact Sheridan Labbe at or 281-566-2152.

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