Articles Tagged “Walker County Commissioners”

  • 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…

  • Jail Construction Update

    At the beginning of the week in court, Walker County Commissioners heard an update on how the County’s $20 million dollar jail project is coming along from Jail Project Manager Eddie Smith. By Monday, the…

  • Constable Bartee Pleased with New Deputy Constable

    In his report to Walker County Commissioners this week, Precinct #4 Constable Gene Bartee appeared pleased with new Deputy Constable Justin Anderson . . . . BARTEE1-17-13 Anderson will also perform school resource officer duties…

  • Commissioners Approve Purchase of New Ambulance

    Monday morning Walker County Commissioners considered approval of the purchase of a 2013 Horton ambulance for EMS for $131,600 dollars. Purchasing Agent Mike Williford said that if they got it approved Monday, “there’s a discount…

  • Commissioners’ Court Acts to Correct Mold Problem in Justice Building

    At their regular meeting this week, Walker County Commissioners heard from Walker County Maintenance Director Ken Nabors about mold and humidity problems in the Sheriff’s Office area of the Justice Center. He filled the court…

  • County Commissioners Okay Holiday Season Fireworks

    Monday morning, Walker County Commissioners discussed the fireworks issue in Walker County and decided to continue to let the sale and use of fireworks, including skyrockets with sticks and missles with fins, to continue in…

  • Commissioners Replace Sheriff Vehicles

    At their last regular session this week, Walker County Commissioners voted approval of replacing five sheriff’s vehicles with five 2013 Chevrolet Tahoes from Caldwell Country Chevrolet. One vehicle was also replaced at the Jail. Precinct…