Articles Tagged “County Commissioners”

  • Andy Isbell On Fair Housing Issues

    Walker County Planning & Development Director Andy Isbell addressed County Commissioners this week on issues of Fair Housing, including offering a chance for public input during a public hearing. There was no community input. Mr.…

  • Commissioners’ Court Meets For Budget Workshop

    Walker County Commissioners will meet for a special session this morning at nine at the courthouse to begin a Budget Workshop. Today, Commissioners will hear budget requests beginning with Constable Precinct #4, then Purchasing, the…

  • District Clerk Robyn Flowers On Record-Scanning Efforts

    Walker County District Clerk Robyn Flowers informed County Commissioners that she is ordering a book scanning machine that was approved on last year’s budget. Total cost for the machine, including associated costs, is around $21,000.…

  • Commissioners Consider Moving Cameras for Courthouse Security Improvement

    At this week’s regular session of County Commissioners, IT Director Cheryl Morris recommended a way to save money and improve security at the courthouse and Annex . . . . COURTCAM1-28-14 The estimated cost would…

  • More Handicap Access at Courthouse Moving Forward

    Monday, County Judge Danny Pierce sought approval from County Commissioners on moving forward with plans for handicap access on the the east side of the courthouse . . . . HANDICAP1-14-14 Judge Pierce said he…

  • County Commissioners to Hold Public Hearing Tuesday, September 3rd

    On Tuesday, September 3rd, a public hearing on the proposed budget for Walker County fiscal year October 1st through September 30th will be held at 9 AM.  This budget will raise more revenue from property…

  • Local Option Election Approved for Justice Precinct #2

    On Monday, County Commissioners considered the certification of the petition for the local option election for the sale of alcoholic beverages in Justice Precinct #2. Local Election Director Diana McRae filled Commissioners in on the…

  • County Sheriff Talks with Commissioners about San Jacinto County Jail Contract

    Houston County has been housing inmate overflow from the Walker County Jail while our new jail is under construction. Walker County Sheriff Clint McRae went before County Commissioners at a special session Tuesday to get…

  • Highway 19 Ribbon-Cutting

    The official ribbon-cutting for Highway 19 in Walker County Friday was a major highway safety milestone for the community. Many of those who helped get the highway built were on hand. TxDOT District Engineer Catherine…

  • Council Session Held Tuesday Night

    The Huntsville City Council met for a regular session last night at City Hall. One of the major topics for discussion was the approval of an addendum to a Chapter 380 agreement with the Huntsville…