Articles Tagged “commissioners”

  • Commissioners’ Court Considers Joining State Entities in Lawsuit Against Volkswagen

    In Commissioners’ Court Monday, commissioners heard from Houston attorney Daniel Ray in regard to joining state entities in suing Volkswagen for the pollution of certain vehicles in Walker County and that transit-through via the I-45…

  • Commissioners Met Monday

    Walker County Commissioners met for a special session at the courthouse Monday to discuss several issues. One item on the agenda concerned approving accepting a chosen bid for chiller replacement at the Courthouse. County Judge…

  • Commissioners Move Forward on Jail Phone Charges Adjustment

    In Walker County Commissioners’ Court Monday, Purchasing Agent Mike Williford discussed with the court, using a slide of information as a visual aid, about approving an amendment to the Walker County Jail Inmate Phone Contract…

  • Commissioners Discuss Rose Hill Court Issue

    In Commissioners’ Court Monday, commissioners discussed approving accepting Rose Hill Court for County maintenance. Much discussion ensued pro and con on whether to approve acceptance because of previous issues regarding the road. Assistant District Attorney…

  • Storm Shelter Policy Changes

    Walker County Emergency Coordinator Butch Davis addressed commissioners at their regular meeting Monday morning about needed amendments to the Walker County Storm Shelter policy. Precinct #2 Commissioner Ronnie White updated us on some the changes…

  • Commissioners Consider Approving a Renewal and New HGAC Grant Funds Through the Victims of Crime Act

    At Commissioners’ Court Monday morning, commissioners considered approving renewal of a current grant for a victim assistant coordinator and an application for new HGAC grant funds through the Victims of Crime act. First Assistant District…

  • Commissioners Look at New FCC Legislation on Inmate Phone Charges

    At their meeting Monday, Walker County commissioners heard from County Purchasing Agent Mike Williford who informed commissioners that, “The Federal Communications Commission has gotten through some new laws that are effective in March for State…

  • Commissary Service Approved for Jail

    Commissioners were in regular court session Monday morning taking care of business. Commissary service for the Walker County Jail was one of the items they looked at . . . .   Lone Star was…

  • Commissioners’ Court Meets

    Walker County Commissioners will meet at the courthouse at nine this morning for a regular session. Commissioners will hear or examine various department reports. Walker County Purchasing Agent Mike Williford will discuss and/or approve the…

  • Courthouse Judges’ Security To Be Improved

    In a move forward to strengthen courthouse security a bit more for judges, commissioners listened to a request from County Purchasing Agent Mike Williford to add video cameras . . . . The $13,728 dollar…