Articles Tagged “County”

  • Judge Pierce on Fire Protection Cooperation

    The ability to rapidly respond to local fires was proven a great necessity back during the wildfires of the big drought in Walker County. The need for fire protection county-wide continues. The City and County…

  • Judge Pierce with County Roads Update

    The work on Walker County roadways never stops. We talked with County Judge Danny Pierce about this important aspect of County responsibility this past weekend on “Around Town . . . ..” COUNTRDS11-27-13

  • Commissioner Paulsel Comments on Recent Tax & Budget Decisions

    Walker County Commissioners had to make some hard decisions on a tax increase and a new budget recently. Our guest on “Around Town” this weekend was Walker County Precinct #4 Commissioner Tim Paulsel. We asked…

  • Elections Held Today

    The November 5th  Regular and Special Election, to be facilitated by Walker County, will include City races for Mayor at-Large, four Council ward positions and a Special Election for Position 1 at-Large, as well as…

  • Commissioners Okay Communication Equipment Purchase

    In Commissioners’ Court Monday morning, Commissioners considered approving a contract for a Motorola Dispatch Communications Equipment Upgrade for console and equipment at the Dispatch Center’s answering point to be paid from budgeted funds. County Purchasing…

  • S&M Oil Company Footing Bill for Road

    At this week’s special session of Walker County Commissioners, Precinct #3 Commissioner Bobby Warren passed along that S&M Oil Company had offered to donate materials and labor to repair and improve Old Staley road off…

  • Commissioners Approve Two H-GAC Grants for Planning & Development

    Walker County Commissioners considered approval of two HGAC grant applications on Monday. County Environmental Officer Robert Knight represented the Planning and Development Department for vacationing Andy Isbell . . . . HGAC#1-10-21-13 They are also…

  • 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 Move Forward on Stubblefield Lake Bridge Project

    The County has moved closer to getting work done on the Stubblefield Lake Bridge Project in cooperation with the Federal Highway Administration. Monday morning, Planning & Development Director Andy Isbell explained the Statement of Work…