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Precinct 1 Commissioner
The burn ban was enacted
Commissioners usually enact a burn ban when the number hits 575. It currently sits at 571.
"One 100-degree day, and it's going to be right back up there," Redford said. "Five-seventy-five is a crucial number. A small dip below 575 does not indicate that we are below severe drought conditions."
The second tax rate hearing will commence at the beginning of the meeting. The proposed tax rate, which is
Commissioners are also set to hear a presentation from
Commissioners also will:
--Consider the resolution for the 39th Annual
--Consider a resolution authorizing an application for a
--Consider approval of a general election on
--Consider the commissioners' court schedule for 2014-2015.
--Consider the holiday schedule for
--Consider a variance to the burn ban for the
--Consider the 2014-2015 budget for the
--Consider bonds for county court at law 2 judge and county attorney.
--Consider the county clerk's annual records archival plan for FY 2015.
--Consider a donation of trees valued at
--Consider the application for group basic life/AD&D/supplemental life insurance through
--Consider the transition of the county's environmental enforcement software and award the contract to
--Consider the approval of the purchase of a generator to be placed at the streets and highways complex.
--Consider the bid for the drip irrigation system for the airport terminal landscape project.
--Accept the awarded victim coordinator and liaison grant.
--Consider the 2014-2015 budget for the PHEP and Triple O grants from the
--Consider the agreement for landscaping service at
--Consider the interlocal agreement with Scofflaw Services.
--Consider an agreement for equipment demonstration of a BI TAD Plus Cellular Electronic Monitoring Unit.
--Consider amending the Motorola Radio/CAD contract to eliminate the CAD project and add the required radios necessary to finish the radio installs throughout the county.
--Consider approval of a vendor agreement for FY 2015 with the
--Consider hiring a paralegal at a step 3 in the county attorney's office based on previous experience with the county.
--Consider hiring an investigator at step 6 in the county attorney's office based on previous law enforcement experience.
--Consider the approval of the definition of "waiting period" for eligibility of employee coverage under the county health benefits plan.
--Consider a change of health plan document to reflect that employees who regularly work 30 hours per week will be considered full time employees and entitled to health benefits as per the Affordable Care Act.
--Consider compensation of an expert for eight hours of overtime testing on the transition of the county's Odyssey system to software as a service.
--Consider a replat in Westland Subdivision.
--Consider a replat in Jac Acres.
--Consider the consent agenda: move
--Consider and approve the accounts payable fund requirements report for
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