Articles Tagged “commissioners”

  • Award of Bid Made for New Jail Telephone System

    One of several issues discussed by Commissioners at their meeting Tuesday morning was the awarding of the bid for the telephone system at the new jail. Brad Fullwood who does IT for the jail filled…

  • Commissioners Meet

    Walker County Commissioners meet this morning at nine at the courthouse for a regular session. Today’s “Consent Agenda” includes renewal of various kinds of insurance coverage for the County. Commissioners will hear the monthly update…

  • Commissioners’ Court Meets

    Walker County Commissioners will meet for a regular session at nine this morning at the courthouse. This morning, commissioners will hear an update on the construction of the new County Jail. Commissioners will also discuss…

  • Commissioners Hear Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster Presentation

    Walker County Commissioners heard a presentation on formation of a Walker County Voluntary Organization Active in Disaster, or VO-AD, at their Monday morning meeting. County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis filled commissioners in on the…

  • Commissioners Hold Public Hearing on Proposed Raise in Taxes

    Monday afternoon, Walker County Commissioners held a public hearing on a raise in the tax rate. The overflow crowd that showed up to the Commissioners courtroom had to be moved to the larger courtroom on…

  • Commissioners Move Forward on Tax Abatement Reinvestment Zone

    Monday morning Walker County Commissioners took step one toward creation of a Tax Abatement Reinvestment Zone Number One. Precinct #4 Commissioner Tim Paulsel said the Chemex Company has acquired 12.81 acres just outside the city…

  • Commissioners Meet Today

    Walker County Commissioners will meet at the courthouse for a regular session at nine this morning. They’ll hear an update on the construction of the new County Jail and receive departmental reports. Juvenile Services Director…

  • Commissioners’ Court Holds Tax Rate Public Hearing

    Monday morning it was a standing-room-only crowd in Walker County Commissioners’ Court, as they held a public hearing in consideration of increasing the tax rate to 67.78 cents per $100 valuation. Those who spoke before…

  • Voters for Lower Taxes PAC Formed

    A political action committee, has been formed in reaction to Walker County Commissioners’ Court proposal to raise taxes. Voters for Lower Taxes, or VOLT, was put together a few weeks ago to influence commissioners to…

  • County Clerk Discusses Fees with Commissioners

    Walker County Clerk Kari French addressed Commissioners’ Court Monday morning updating commissioners on the the 83rd Legislature’s bills affecting the County Clerk’s office. Ms. French filled the court in on various state fees and said…