Articles Tagged “commissioners”

  • 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…

  • Commissioner Court Meets

    Walker County Commissioners will meet at the Courthouse for a regular session at 9 this morning. County Clerk Kari French will update the 83rd Legislative Regular Session’s House and Senate Bills affecting County Clerk’s Office…

  • Commissioners Approve Proposed Tax Rate

    At Monday morning’s Walker County Commissioners’ Court, Commissioners took a record vote on a proposed tax rate for the fiscal year beginning October 1, 2013 and ending September 30, 2014 and set Public Hearing Dates.…

  • Local Emergency Responders Appreciation Group Funds Food Bill for Murder Investigators

    The around-the-clock expense of feeding sheriff’s deputies and other law enforcement personnel, including Community Emergency Response Team volunteers during the recent double murder investigation July 25th through 27th, was on the commissioners’ agenda for discussion…