Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to approve an interlocal agreement with the Texas Transportation Institute for the Downtown Houston Transit Options Study for a total cost of $68,000.
The commissioners court voted unanimously to approve greements from several entities for contributions to the Downtown Houston Transit Options Study. Contributions include:
- $2,268 from the City of Sugar Land
- $2,266 from the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County
- $6,800 from Central Houston Civic Improvement
- $2,267 from Chevron
The commissioners court voted unanimously to approve an order authorizing the issuance, sale and delivery of $119,150,000 in revenue refunding bonds.
The bonds will refinance toll road revenue bonds issued in 2003 and 2004.
The commissioners court voted unanimously to appoint Commissioner Grady Prestage as the county’s delegate to the 2012 National Association of Counties Annual Conference.
The commissioners court voted unanimously to award a $199,255 contract to Texas Bus Sales for the purchase of five new wheelchair accessible minivans.
The company provided the lowest of three bids submitted for the purchase.
Several items were pulled for no action by the commissioners court, including:
- Approval of a $300,000 design/build services contract with RJ Construction Company for sanitary sewer improvements in the City of Kendleton
- A request by Mark J. Hamlin on behalf of Wallis Family Real Estate, Ltd. to waive penalty and interest in the amount of $9,371.46 on property taxes for FY2011
- Approval of a plat for Thor Ranch Commercial Reserve in Precinct 3
- Acceptance of a 5.5093 acre tract of land at West Bellfort Road at State Highway 99
All other items were approved by unanimous vote. All members were present. Agenda