Articles Tagged “Walker County Commissioners”

  • 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…

  • Commissioners Approve Amendment to Marsh Darcy Consultant Contract

    At Monday’s special session of Walker County Commissioners, Commissioners discussed amending a contract with the Marsh Darcy consulting firm in an amount not over $2,500 dollars for professional services in regard to a tax abatement…

  • Commissioners Updated on TxDOT Projects Monday

    At Monday morning’s Walker County Commissioners’ Court meeting, TxDOT Area Engineer David Stephens provided an extensive list of upcoming highway projects beginning in September for Walker County Commissioners to review. Stephens told them there were…

  • County Approves Interlocal Agreement for Capital Case Public Defender

    At Monday’s session of Walker County Commissioners, Attorney Jack Stoffregen was before Commissioners to discuss approval of an interlocal agreement with Lubbock County acting through the Regional Public Defender for capital cases. The agreement would…

  • Jail Land Purchase Underway

    In the next couple of weeks, the County hopes to complete their purchase of land for the new jail. The future jail site will be on 12.6 acres of land on FM 2821. The land,…