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Remembering Jim Guidry Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership
Galveston County
Galveston County Commissioners Court
by Garrett Bryce
Wednesday, July 05, 2017

Galveston County Commissioners Court, in a special meeting on Monday, voted unanimously to approve a request by the Galveston County Sheriff's Office to transfer $30,000 from budgeted reserves to the office for overtime.

The additional funds were required to provide overtime for investigations.

The commissioners court voted unanimously to approve a request by the District Attorney's Office to transfer $3,000 in additional funds for furniture for the office's build out.

The commissioners court voted unanimously to authorize the cancellation and re-bid for substance abuse treatment services for the Adult Probation department.

The county received five proposals, but after a review of the submissions, it was determined that an adequate amount of responsive, qualified companies to properly service the request were not realized.

The commissioners court voted unanimously to utilize a cooperative purchasing program for the purchase of electricity through TXU Energy Retail Company, LLC.

The commissioners court voted unanimously to defer action regarding the matter of the County of Galveston, Texas vs. Gulf Coast Rod, Reel and Gun Club, Inc. The item was discussed in executive session.

The commissioners court voted unanimously to defer action to authorize legal counsel to respond to a settlement demand related to the matter of Bonnie Quiroga vs. Galveston County in the 212th Judicial District Court. The item was discussed in closed session.

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




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