The Yoakum County Commissioners Court met in regular session on Monday, June 11, where they addressed their weekly agenda.

In their first item on the agenda the Court moved to audit and settle all accounts against the County and direct their payments. After looking over the bills and addressing any concerns a motion was made and unanimously approved to pay County bills that totaled $261,134.08 and Medical facility bills that totaled $207,373.88.

County Judge Jim Barron gave the Tax Assessor/Collector’s report. He noted a total of $116,256.69 in taxes were collected during the month of May. This was followed by reports from various departments for May. This included a report from Sheriff’s department, Justice of the Peace #2, the District Clerk, and the County Clerk. The County Treasurer’s May report was tabled until next week.

In the next item the Commissioners unanimously approved a series of reports: a GRS Master Agreement GAB 74 & 75; engagement letter for Yoakum County’s first GASB 75 report; interlocal agreement, The “North Texas Share”; and Business Associates Agreement.

Moving to the next item the Court unanimously approved a donation from Tommy and Cindra Box for the Yoakum County Plains Library. They also unanimously approved to accept donations for Pizza Hut and Paul and Johnette Mansur for the summer reading program at the Cecil Bickley Yoakum County Library.

There were no road crossing permit application, a burn ban exemption in Precinct #2 and Precinct #1, no request for the disposal of county equipment, one line item transfer, no Soil Conservation request, and no action on the Denver City Community building. Precinct #2 Commissioner informed County Judge Jim Barron he could remove the Community Building from future agendas.

Commissioners Woody Lindsey, Ray Marion, and Tommy Box as well as County Judge Jim Barron were all in attendance. Commissioner Tim Addison was not in attendance.

The next meeting will be held on Monday, June 18, starting at 10 am.