The Yoakum County Commissioners Court met in regular session on Monday, February 3, where they addressed their weekly agenda.
Moving into 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 $43,590.38 and Medical facility bills that totaled $117,543.91.
Yoakum County Golf Professional Brent Boynton met with the Commissioners and presented his proposed 2020 Event Schedule that included 30 tournaments. The first tournament is scheduled for February 19 and the last one will be held on December 12.
Included in the tournaments will be eight high school tournaments for both Plains and Denver City high school teams. Also included will be two special tournaments, the Brownfield Rotary Club 4-Person Scramble on June 6 and the Stoney Garland Memorial 3-Person Scramble on April 11. These two tournaments will be fund raisers for scholarships to be presented to local high school golfers.
The highlight of the tournament schedule is always the Cotton Kilpatrick tournament on the weekend of August 7-9. This tournament honors former Denver City golfer Cotton Kilpatrick who was an avid golfer and instrumental in the early stages of the Yoakum County golf course.
The Commissioners unanimously approved the event calendar.
Sheriff David Bryant was also present requesting reimbursements for comp time for six deputies from a contingency fund. The total comp hours was 233.12. The Court unanimously approved his request.
The Commissioners also unanimously approved donations from Marsha Jo Langford for the Plains Library in memory of Jo Harbour and also from Arnold and Nina Vogt to the Cecil Bickley Library in Denver City.
There were no road crossing permit applications, several request for the disposal of computer related items, no line item transfers, and no Soil Conservation request.
Commissioners Woody Lindsey, Ray Marion, Tommy Box, and Tim Addison along with Judge Jim Barron were all in attendance.
The next meeting will be held on Monday, February 10, starting at 9 am.