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Jefferson County
Jefferson County Commissioners Court
by Garrett Bryce
Monday, February 12, 2018

Jefferson County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to award a $6,699,693 contract to BDS Constructors, LLC, doing business as MK Constructors, for the Siphon Control Structures at Oilcut Ditch and Salt Bayou at the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway.

The contract for the project is pending award of a Texas General Land Office grant. Listen (15:40)

The commissioners court voted to approve a lease agreement with Tower Communications, Inc. for the use of a transmission tower located at 337 Pine Street in Port Neches.

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is leasing space at the tower at a rate of $2,435 per month.                

The commissioners court voted to participate in the Public Assistance Alternative Procedures for Direct Administrative Costs Pilot Program for Hurricane Harvey.

The program allows the county to receive up to 5 percent in administrative costs on the county’s FEMA Public Assistance Projects.

The commissioners court voted to approve a project cooperation agreement with the Texas General Land Office related to coastal restoration projects.

The agreement is related to the second phase of beach ridge and beach nourishment along the shoreline at McFaddin National Wildlife Refuge.

All items were approved. All votes were unanimous with all members present. Agenda

The next meeting of the commissioners court will be on February 20 due to the Presidents’ Day holiday.




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