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Brazoria County
Brazoria County Commissioners Court
by Garrett Bryce
Wednesday, February 09, 2011

Brazoria County Commissioners Court on Tuesday voted to approve a resolution calling on state legislators to reconsider funding for Brazosport College.

The college is one of four the state has considered eliminating funding of in the upcoming budget.

“Brazosport College is one of three community colleges in Texas with the authority to offer applied baccalaureate degrees,” stated the resolution. “Since 2005, when the first upper division students were admitted, 64 graduates have received a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Management.” Resolution

The college is also expanding its facilities through a $70 million bond project.

The commissioners court voted unanimously to advertise for proposals to replace the animal exhibition barn at the Brazoria County Fairgrounds.

The commissioners court voted unanimously to approve an interlocal agreement with the City of Oyster Creek to provide the city with equipment and operators, for the reconstruction of a jogging trail at Oyster Creek Municipal Park.

The commissioners court voted unanimously to approve a new temporary district clerk position.

The commissioners court voted unanimously to reject purchase offers on three parcels of tax foreclosed property, including:

A 2.5 acre tract along FM 522, which received an offer of $5,000. The minimum bid at sale was $11,122.

A .1722 acre tract located at 612 West Locust in Angleton, which received an offer of $3,000. The minimum bid at sale was $10,597.

A .2893 acre tract along County Road 913, which received an offer of $1,500. The minimum bid at sale was $4,434.

All other items were approved by unanimous vote. All members were present.  Agenda




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