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Brazoria County
Brazoria County Commissioners Court
by Garrett Bryce
Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Brazoria County Commissioners Court on Tuesday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution in support of re-designating a portion of United States Highway 59 as Interstate 69.

The segment of U.S. 59 from the Liberty/Montgomery County Line through Houston and Harris County, to just west of State Highway 36 in Rosenberg in Fort Bend County will be renamed I-69.  Fort Bend County Commissioners Court also recently adopted a resolution supporting the re-designation.

The commissioners court voted unanimously to reappoint Mike Jones and Roy Beken to the Emergency Services District No. 3 Board of Commissioners.

The commissioners court voted unanimously to reappoint Freddie Archie to Position 12 on the Child Protective Service Board.

The commissioners court voted unanimously to nominate members to a grievance committee.

Elected officials nominated to the committee included County Judge Joe King, who would serve as a non-voting member, Sheriff Charles Wagner, Tax Assessor-Collector Ro’Vin Garrett, County Treasurer Sharon Reynolds, County Clerk Joyce Hudman, District Clerk Rhonda Barchak, and District Attorney Jeri Yenne.

Also nominated were several Grand Jury members, which included Vickie Durflinger, Mary Hall, Troy Calvert, Carolyn Huff, Florida Dotson, and Don Williams.  The first three members of the Grand Jury to reply with acceptance letters will be considered committee members.  The remaining nominees will be considered alternate members.

The commissioners court voted unanimously to appoint Kasey Kennedy as a reserve deputy constable in Constable Precinct 4.

The commissioners court voted unanimously to appoint Gregory Mitchell as a reserve deputy constable in Constable Precinct 2.

The commissioners court voted unanimously to award a $79,900 bid to Eagle Eye CP of Stafford for the Boardwalk and Dune Walkover Project.  The project will be funded through a grant provided by the Texas General Land Office.

The commissioners court voted unanimously to grant permission to enter into negotiations with Baker and Lawson of Angleton for engineering services associated with the design of on-site sewage facilities at Demi-john.   Upon successful negotiations, a contract will be awarded for the project.

The commissioners court voted unanimously to cancel a partial contract award to Pollock Paper of Houston for food service products.  The contract was awarded instead to Gulf Coast Paper of Clute and K&L Supply of Brookshire.  The contract is for the provision of foam cups.

The commissioners court discussed, but took no action regarding executive session discussions concerning the potential sale of property owned by the county.

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





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