Articles Tagged “commissioners”

  • Commissioners Discuss Tax Rate & Budget

    In Walker County Commissioners’ Court Monday morning the effective tax rate and County Budget were discussed. County Auditor Patricia Allen passed along the effective tax rate figure to Commissioners….   This year’s adjusted tax base…

  • Housing Hays County Inmates In Walker County Jail Discussed By Commissioners

    At Monday’s Commissioners’ Court special session, contracting with Hays County to house Hays County inmates in the Walker County Jail was discussed. Jail administrator, Captain Steve Fisher, addressed the court regarding the agreement under process…

  • Emergency Operation Center To Move

    The Emergency Operations Center will be moving to a new building eventually. Monday morning, commissioners considered authorizing the use of the building at 344 SH 75, suite 200, to be dedicated  as an Emergency Operations…

  • Commissioners’ Purchase Saves Money

    In Walker County Commissioners’ Court Monday morning, commissioners discussed for approval the purchase of a 2016 F-450 chassis for Road & Bridge Precinct #1 from Silsbee Ford in the amount of $43,394. Fortunately, a better…

  • County Clerk Kari French Presented Records Management Plan To Commissioners Monday

    In Commissioners’ Court Monday, County Clerk Kari French presented a Records and Archive Plan.  She addressed the court on the project . . . . Commissioners approved the plan which will take 4 to 5…

  • Commissioners’ Court Meets This Morning

    Walker County Commissioners meet for a regular session this morning at nine at the courthouse. County purchasing agent Mike Williford will discuss for approval the purchase of a 2016 F-450 chassis for Road and Bridge…

  • Commissioners Issue RFP For County-Wide Debris Management

    Commissioners moved forward this week in court to cover any debris management in case of disaster issues in the future. Purchasing Director Mike Williford addressed commissioners regarding an RFP, or Request for Proposal . .…

  • Flood Victim Assistance Update

    As we’ve been informing you for a few days, donations can be dropped off locally here in Huntsville for Trinity River flood victims at First United Methodist Church Youth Building at the corner of 10th…

  • Interim Funding Approved By Commissioners For Road Repair

    In Commissioners’ Court Monday morning, commissioners discussed approval of amending the 2014-15 budget to approve interim funding of operation budget increases for repairs related to the declared disaster that are expected to be eligible for…

  • County Commissioners Meet This Morning

    Walker County Commissioners meet for a special session this morning at nine at the courthouse. Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis will discuss for approval an order declaring a local state of disaster. Mr. Davis will…