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Jefferson County
Jefferson County Commissioners Court
by Garrett Bryce
Monday, November 06, 2017

Jefferson County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to approve a recommendation by the Jefferson County Tourism Committee to allocate $92,933 in hotel occupancy tax funds in support of marketing efforts at the Ford Park Entertainment Complex.

The allocation had been postponed at the commissioners courts October 30 meeting. The original request had been for $130,000.

The commissioners court voted unanimously to authorize the county purchasing agent to enter into negotiations for emergency debris removal services in response to Hurricane Harvey.

The commissioners court voted 4-0-1, with Everette “Bo” Alfred abstaining, to receive and file an executed commercial lease with the Beaumont Dream Center and Harbor House Foundation.

The commissioners court voted unanimously to adopt a proclamation recognizing the Wayne F. East VFW Post #4820 and all veterans and VFW posts who have contributed to the Golden Triangle Veterans Memorial Park. Commissioner Brent Weaver read the proclamation. Listen (15:39)  Proclamation

The commissioners court voted unanimously to adopt a resolution recognizing Edmund C. Woodsmall for 8 years and 11 months of dedicated service to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office and wishing him well in his retirement.

The commissioners court voted unanimously to adopt a resolution recognizing Patricia A. Foots for 23 years and 6 months of dedicated service to the sheriff’s office and wishing her well in her retirement.

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

 




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