Articles Tagged “Walker County 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.…

  • Liberty & Walker County Interlocal Shelter Agreement Approved

    At this week’s session of Walker County Commissioners, Walker County Emergency Coordinator Butch Davis filled commissioners in on an interlocal agreement on the local shelter regarding Liberty and Walker Counties. Davis said, by 2008 “we…

  • Commissioners Approve Warrant Fee Increase Resolution

    Monday, Walker County Commissioners approved a resolution supporting Texas House Bill #211 that would raise warrant fees. Representative Allen Fletcher authored the bill which would raise warrant fees from $50 dollars to $75 dollars, if…