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Brazoria County
Brazoria County Commissioners Court
by Garrett Bryce
Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Brazoria County Commissioners Court on Tuesday voted unanimously to appoint Pearland City Manager Bill Eisen to the Gulf Coast Water Authority Board of Directors.

The commissioners court voted unanimously to set a public hearing for August 9 to receive public comment on the tax abatement application of Ascend Performance Materials, LLC.

The commissioners court voted unanimously to approve a one-year contract with IsoTropics Networks for satellite service in the event of an emergency for Brazoria County Public Health Preparedness.

The commissioners court voted unanimously to cancel a contract for signs and posts with Osburn Associates, Inc. due to customer service issues.

The contract was awarded to Vulcan Signs of Foley, Alabama.

The commissioners court voted unanimously to award a $143,469 bid to C.F. McDonald Electric, Inc. for the generators for lift stations at the City of Lake Jackson.  The generators will be purchased through disaster recovery funds from the Texas Department of Rural Affairs.

The commissioners court voted unanimously to approve an interlocal agreement with Swisher County for bid awards and contracts between the two counties. 

The commissioners court voted unanimously to reject several offers for purchase of tax foreclosure properties.  The properties included:

  • A 7.45 acre tract of land in trust to Sweeny Independent School District
  • A 5 acre tract located at County Road 30 in trust to Angleton Independent School District
  • A lot at 9830 Camelots in trust to Columbia/Brazoria Independent School District

The commissioners court met in executive session to consult with legal counsel and discuss personnel matters.  No action was taken on the items discussed in executive session.

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


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