With barely a quorum in place with two Commissioners and the County Judge the Commissioners Court met in regular session on Monday, September 16, where they addressed their weekly agenda. Precinct #1 and #2 Commissioners Woody Lindsey and Ray Marion along with Judge Jim Barron were all in attendance.
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 $245,858.83 and Medical facility bills that totaled $232,697.22.
The first item on the agenda was to acknowledge receipt of monthly reports from the Sheriff’s Office for the month of August. After Sheriff David Bryant explained an item on his report a motion was made and unanimously approved to acknowledge the monthly report.
Next on the agenda the Court unanimously approved the purchase of a computer for the Extension Agent’s office.
Moving on the Court once again unanimously approved the renewal rates for county employee health benefits. These rates included employee only, employee and spouse, employee and children, and family plan. The effective date will be with the December salaries.
Also unanimously approved was action taken on TCDRS retirement Agreement for Year 2020.
District Clerk Sandra Roblez request approval for the renewal of the annual copier maintenance agreement on a Canon IRC 55351, ID #21544 in the District Clerk’s office with Tascosa Office Machines. A motion was made and unanimously approved.
The Court also unanimously approved a $2000 donation to Precinct #3 from Custer and Wright Oil and Gas Investments for county roads.
Also unanimously approved was an annual copier maintenance agreement on a Canon IR C5250, ID 19283, copier on the 1st floor of the Courthouse.
Moving on the Court unanimously approved to take appropriate action on a subdivision request from Rob Guetersloh.
County Auditor Darinda McWhirter requested an extension of vacation for one month for Ashley Esty. Her request was unanimously approved.
There were no road crossing permit applications, several computer related and furniture items to be disposed of, no line item transfers, and no Soil Conservation request.
Commissioners Woody Lindsey and Ray Marion along with County Judge Jim Barron were all in attendance. Commissioners Tommy Box and Tim Addison were both absent.
The next meeting will be on Monday, September 23, in the County courtroom starting at 10am.