Buddy Rice

Commissioner Buddy Rice has been a resident of the Atascocita Area for 20 years and a lifelong Texan. Buddy and his wife live in the Kings River Subdivision, with their children.

Buddy was appointed to fill a vacated seat in 2010 and re-elected in 2014. Buddy has served 30 years and has pursued several positions of employment in the Fire and Emergency Services Industry and is currently the Fire Marshal for the City of Deer Park.

His educational background includes high school and Texas A&M Fire Recruit Academy and other Fire/Police technical schools.

Buddy is a proud member of the Harris County Fire Fighters Association (Past President), International Association of Arson Investigators, Texas Chapter of the International Association of Arson Investigators, Texas Fire Marshal Association and Humble Masonic Lodge 979.

His goal is to provide the citizens of Atascocita with BEST fire and emergency services there are to offer. This would include studying the issues, voting in the best interest of the taxpayers, Citizens, and employees that are associated with ESD 46.

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Mar 1, 2020
Community Room - Webelos scout meeting

Mar 2, 2020
Community Room - Boy Scouts Meeting

Mar 4, 2020
Community Room - Girl Scout Troop #117055 Meeting

Mar 6, 2020
Community Room - BLS CPR - To register, please visit

Mar 7, 2020
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Thu Feb, 27 2020 @ 23:58
Nature: Medical Emergency
City: Atascocita

Thu Feb, 27 2020 @ 22:07
Nature: Motor Vehicle Accident
Address: Twigsworth Lane and East Fm 1960 - Atascocita, TX 77346

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