Articles Tagged “Walker County Commissioners”

  • Commissioners to Compile List to Improve Road Safety

    Monday, at Walker County Commissioners regular session, Commissioner Henry brought up to commissioners a TxDOT request for a list of specific roads . . . .   A motion was made and passed that each…

  • Commissioners Approve Weigh Station Scale Purchase

    For some time now, Walker County Commissioners have been discussing the issue of the Weigh Station in New Waverly not having their regular weigh scales functioning properly. The County derives money from this and have…

  • Weigh Station Update

    During their meeting Monday, Walker County Commissioners had a workshop with Texas DPS Sergeant Gray on issues related to the weigh station in New Waverly. A weighing scale there has been inoperable because of an…

  • County Accepts Maintenance of Section #1 of Texas Grand Ranch Roads

    At this week’s Special Session of Walker County Commissioners, Planning & Development Director Andy Isbell informed commissioners they had an application before them to accept the public roads in Section #1 of the Texas Grand…

  • Fingerprint Grant for Sheriff’s Office

    This week, Operations Captain Tim Whitecotton addressed Walker County Commissioners regarding permission to accept a grant for the Sheriff’s Office . . . .   Commissioners approved acceptance of the grant. There were no matching…

  • Storm Event Update

    Monday, Walker County Commissioners discussed FEMA’s Hazard Mitigation Grant Program for Hurricane Harvey. Walker County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis talked about the damage they were focusing on . . . .   Work includes…

  • “Burn Ban” in Effect at Noon

    County Judge Danny Pierce and Walker County Commissioners have instituted a “Burn Ban” for Walker County beginning at noon today which is in effect until further notice.

  • Weigh Station Issue Discussed by Commissioners Monday

    An issue underway right now that Walker County Commissioners are trying to solve has to do with the fact that the I-45 weigh station system is down and in need of parts. The County derives…

  • New Publication Coming for Walker County Historical Commission

    Tuesday, Donna Coffen informed Walker County Commissioners that the Walker County Historical Commission has a new publication they will be offering . . . .   Ms. Coffen said they will have books for sale.…

  • Commissioners Approve Budget & Tax Rate

    In their regular session Monday, Walker County Commissioners took a record vote approving a new budget and tax rate. The budget total in dollars is $35,119,502 – that’s a 3.42% increase over last year. The…