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Jefferson County
Jefferson County Commissioners Court
by Garrett Bryce
Monday, December 04, 2017

Jefferson County Commissioners Court today voted to award an emergency debris removal services contract with DRC Services, LLC, in response to Hurricane Harvey.

The commissioners court tabled action regarding an order authorizing the county’s Environmental Control Department to issue a blanket permit for placement of Federal Emergency Management Agency multi-housing units or recreational vehicles in areas below base flood elevation.

The units and vehicles under the proposed permit would serve as temporary housing for residents displaced by Hurricane Harvey. The temporary units being placed by FEMA are to be at the highest elevation practicable.

The commissioners court voted unanimously to execute an engagement letter for auditing services with Pattillo, Brown & Hill, LLP for an additional one-year extension.

The commissioners court voted unanimously to approve a request by CASA of Southeast Texas to use property at the Jack Brooks Regional Airport on December 16 for a Santa Fun Run 5K charity event.

The commissioners court voted unanimously to enter into a 2018 Joint Primary Election Services contract with the Democratic Party and the Republican Party of Jefferson County.

The commissioners court voted unanimously to adopt a resolution authorizing the Jefferson County Adopt-A-Road Program.

The commissioners court voted unanimously to renew an affiliation agreement with the Lamar Institute of Technology for the education of Pharmacy Technician Students.

All other items were approved by unanimous vote. Commissioner Michael Sinegal was absent. Agenda


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