FORT BEND_ – November 9, 2019] – Neeta Sane has filed for Fort Bend County Tax Assessor-Collector in the March 2020 Democratic Primary. Sane is a long-time active, true Democrat and trailblazer 2006 Fort Bend Democratic Party Nominee with a proven Democratic voting record.
Sane has a Master of Business Administration degree in Finance & Accounting from Florida Institute of Technology and a Master of Science degree from the University of Houston-Clear Lake. Sane is also a Certified Life Coach.
She is a wife, a mother and owner of a Management Consulting firm who has made impactful and significant contributions to society.
Sane and her husband have been residents of Fort Bend County for the past 22 years. Since taking the oath of citizenship, Sane has immersed herself in the community to give back some of the blessings and opportunities that this country gave her. Sane has initiated and led programs benefiting youth, women, seniors, veterans, and the underserved population. She has served in several organizations ranging from a Super Neighborhood Council to Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone to YMCA to NAACP and has received many community recognitions for her caring and effective service to the community. Sane was first elected as Houston Community College Trustee in 2007 and re-elected in 2013. Throughout her 12 years of elected public service, Sane has represented her constituents with a strong voice and she has delivered the promises to Fort Bend and Greater Houston constituents with extraordinary benefits for taxpayers. Sane is deeply humbled by all the honors and awards she has received for her public service for the community including a Special Congressional recognition. She was honored by the State of Texas Senate as well as State of Texas House of Representatives for her leadership and service to the community and college.
Sane is running for Fort Bend County Tax Assessor-Collector to bring new leadership and excellence to the Fort Bend County Tax Assessor-Collector’s office with an emphasis on saving taxpayers time and money.
Sane promises to be a strong advocate for taxpayers and is committed to bringing transformative leadership to help reduce taxpayers’ tax burden via exemptions, valuations, and collaborative partnerships with other taxing entities.
“My objective is to make a systemic change to the Tax Assessor-Collector’s office to bring efficiency, transparency and cutting-edge solutions that will serve Fort Bend taxpayers with the effective services they deserve in today’s economy.” – said Sane.
Sane plans to initiate monthly meetings where local citizens have an opportunity to learn more about exemptions for homestead, age, and other exemptions available to taxpayers.
Sane plans to develop policies and procedures that will utilize ‘state-of-the-art’ technologies that provide efficient services to taxpayers.
She is committed to bringing transparency into the Tax Office that will benefit all local taxpayers and the nearly 100 employees in 6 Tax Office locations. Transparency will include employment opportunities, advancement opportunities, departmental revenues and expenses and productivity of each tax office location.
She is also committed to events where everyone will be able to share with her more of their ideas such as specific services for disabled persons, veterans, seniors and other segments of Fort Bend County’s diverse population.
Sane’s campaign has earned endorsements from diverse individuals who have been working diligently and serving the Fort Bend Community as Public officials, Democrats and Members of local organizations. Sane has been actively involved in the Fort Bend County Democratic Party since 2005, beginning as a Precinct Chair, Election Judge, then Democratic Party Secretary. As a trailblazer 2006 Fort Bend Democratic Party nominee, Sane had earned 45% votes although Fort Bend was a Republican stronghold at that time.
Since getting elected as HCC Trustee, Sane has been strongly supporting and fighting for accessible & affordable opportunities for all. Sane has served as elected Board Chair, Vice-Chair and Secretary and Chair of several HCC Board committees. She has provided effective oversight of about $350M budget and has been instrumental in increasing exemptions for seniors and homeowners and reducing their tax burden. She has also established HCC Trustee Neeta Sane endowment scholarship for HCC students.
Sane’s transformative leadership has been instrumental in bringing historic accomplishments and innovative solutions that have transformed the Stafford campus from trailers to permanent facilities, relocated Missouri City Campus turning it into a high-performing campus, brought state-of-the-art workforce programs and vocational pathways, no-cost and low-cost degrees for seniors, youth and the community as a whole, and transformed people’s lives with affordable and accessible career pathways.
With her progressive outlook and unwavering commitment to public service with effective leadership and extensive diverse collaborations, Sane is looking forward to bringing her expertise, qualifications and experience to the Tax Office to benefit all residents of Fort Bend County. Sane’s platform, biography, accomplishments and endorsements are on her website www.NeetaSane.com