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Brazoria County
Brazoria County Commissioners Court
by Garrett Bryce
Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Brazoria County Commissioners Court on Tuesday voted unanimously to award managing depository bank and sub depository bank services to First National Bank of Lake Jackson.

The commissioners court voted unanimously to award a contract to Lorraine Builders, Inc. of Angleton for the construction of an animal exhibition barn.

The commissioners court voted unanimously to approve an interlocal agreement with the City of Pearland for the extension of County Road 59 through the intersection of Business Center Drive.

The commissioners court voted unanimously to solicit proposals for a new GIS System for various county departments.

The commissioners court voted unanimously to advertise for proposals for concessions at the Texas Gulf Coast Regional Airport.

The commissioners court voted unanimously to submit an application to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality for a supplemental environmental project to assist low-income homeowners with on-site wastewater facilities.

The commissioners court voted unanimously to renew a contract with Aramark for food service management for the Juvenile Justice Department.

The commissioners court voted unanimously to ratify a project working agreement with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for the installation of perimeter fencing at an airfield.

The commissioners court voted unanimously to set a public hearing for June 28 regarding a tax abatement application by Cyanco International, LLC and Ascend Performance Materials, LLC.

The commissioners court issued a proclamation in honor of Memorial Day.  Proclamation

The commissioners court opened a public hearing regarding the re-allocation of $3,416 in Community Development Block Grant funds through the Department of Housing and Urban Development from the 2010 Oyster Creek Street Improvement Project to the Oyster Creek Waste Water Treatment Plant Project .   However, the commissioners court took no action to close the public hearing, and took no action regarding the re-allocation of the funds.

The commissioners court discussed, but took no action regarding potential litigation involving Margaret Little and potential litigation relating to the County Road 220 expansion.   The items were discussed in an executive session.

The commissioners court discussed, but took no action regarding land acquisition, including the acquisition of land along County Road 220.  The item was discussed in a closed meeting.

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




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