Articles Tagged “Walker County Commissioners”

  • Commissioners Approve Purchase of Software for Emergency Management

    At this week’s regular session of Walker County Commissioners, Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis made a slide presentation about special software from the Aristatek Company which can calculate plumes on a map on Hazardous material…

  • Commissioners Approve Raising County Tax Rate Monday

    After passing a new proposed budget, Walker County Commissioners took a record vote on raising the County tax rate Monday morning. County Judge Danny Pierce read the agenda item . . . . TAXRATE9-9-13 Commissioners,…

  • Walker County Commissioners Vote to Raise Tax Rate

    This morning Walker County Commissioners approved their new budget along with an increase in County taxes to 67.78 cents per $100 valuation. It was approved in a 4 to 1 vote. Precinct #2 Commissioner Ronnie…

  • 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…

  • Election Director Diana McRae Talked with Commissioners about Election Issues Monday

    Election Director Diana McRae updated Walker County Commissioners on election information in Court Monday morning. Precinct #201′s poll location will be moving . . . . MCRAELECT8-12-13 In the upcoming November elections, Ms. McRae emphasized…

  • Burn Ban in Effect 12 Noon Today until Further Notice

    This morning Walker County Commissioners declared a “Burn Ban” in effect until further notice beginning at 12 noon.

  • More on New Riverside Fire Truck

    Monday, Walker County Commissioners approved $18,343 to participate in the cost of new fire truck for Riverside. Dick Goldin, assistant to the Riverside Fire Chief, was at the meeting and filled us in on the…

  • Election Precinct Consolidation Approved by Commissioners

    At the Monday morning “Special Session” for Walker County Commissioners, the court considered the consolidation of a couple of election precincts according to the Texas Election Code. Walker County Judge Danny Pierce conducted the discussion…

  • County Helps Fund Riverside Fire Truck

    At Tuesday’s meeting of the Walker County Commissioners, partial funding for a fire truck for the Riverside Volunteer Fire Department was considered. Precinct #1 Commissioner B-J Gaines, Jr. said the County’s share of helping fund…

  • Courthouse Plaza Project

    Monday, Walker County Commissioners awarded a contract to Legacy Builders to build the courthouse plaza project. The $43,500 dollar project will add seating and improve the general overall appearance at the Sam Houston Avenue entrance.…