Palo Pinto County Commissioners Court is scheduled to meet in regular session at 9 a.m. Monday at the Palo Pinto County Courthouse to consider the following agenda items:

• Consider / approve resolution offering sympathy and honoring Larry Clutts and a moment of silence.

• Public comments and announcements.

• Approval of accounts payable.

• Approval of court minutes.

• Discuss / take action regarding any changes in proposed fiscal year 2011 County budget.

• Adopt fiscal year 2011 County budget.

• Adopt order setting 2010 tax rate for maintenance and operations.

• Adopt order authorizing levy of taxes on property in Palo Pinto County.

• Consider / ratify property tax increase reflected in fiscal year 2011 County budget.

• Public hearing for county clerk’s records archive plan (Local Government Code, Section 118.025 (g).

• Consider / approve records County Clerk’s annual archive plan and set fee.

• Open / award bid for repair of retaining wall on McPherson Bridge.

• Open / award bid for purchase of culverts.

• Open bid(s) for Chesnut Mountain road project (Precinct 4); award to be made at special meeting to be announced.

• Consider / approve re-plat of The 7-R Ranch, Phase I, Block G, Lots 1 & 9.

• Consider / approve re-plat of The 7-R Ranch, Phase 2 Block A, Lots 11, 12, 36, 37, 38, 39 & 40.

• Consider / approve re-plat of The Sportsman’s World Subdivision, Section 2, Block 1, Lots 17, 18, 19 & 20.

• Consider / approve re-plat of The Sportsman’s World Subdivision, Section VIII, Block 1, Lots 15 & 16.

• Consider / accept 2010 financial report / audit for Palo Pinto County Emergency Service District No. 1.

• Consider / approve order setting Commissioners Court regular meeting dates for fiscal year 2011.

• Consider / approve order setting sheriff’s fees for calendar year 2011.

• Consider / approve Mineral Wells Area Chamber of Commerce tourism budget for fiscal year 2011.

• Consider / approve Possum Kingdom Chamber of Commerce tourism budget for fiscal year 2011.

• Consider / approve interlocal agreement with Gordon ISD regarding use of materials and equipment.

• Consider / approve amended interlocal agreement with City of Mineral Wells regarding access and operation of the Mineral Wells Animal Shelter.

• Discuss / take action, if any, regarding implementation of hiring freeze for all county departments.

• Consider / approve cell phone reimbursements for fiscal year 2011.

• Consider / take action on report on Emergency Management Audit (County Auditor).

• Consider / ratify purchase of replacement network equipment (Veterans’ Service Office).

• Consider / take action (a) accepting Marlow Cemetery Trust Fund; and (b) authorize County Treasurer to set up account subject to county accounting procedures.  

• Consider / approve budget amendments.

• Consider / modify / rescind order prohibiting outdoor burning.

• Consider / approve application to the Texas Department of Rural Affairs for a Texas Community Development Block Grant (TxCDBG) and authorize County Judge to conduct a public hearing on Sept. 14 at 5:15 p.m.

• Discuss / take action regarding lease or other plan for use of property (Dempsey facility).

• Executive Session to discuss personnel matters under Texas Government Code, Section 551.074 (Fire Marshal / Emergency Management Coordinator).

• Consider / take action following executive session regarding personnel matters.

• Adjournment.

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