Tag Archives: COUNTY

COMMISSIONERS RENEW AFFORDABLE CARE ACT REPORTING AND TRACKING SERVICE

The Commissioners unanimously approved to renew their Affordable Care Acting Reporting and Tracking Service, which costs the county $1.47 per employee. With approximately 247 employees, the cost comes out to…

COMMISSIONERS APPROVE HOT BOARD REQUEST FOR $25,000 FOR NEXT YEAR

The Commissioners voted unanimously to dedicate an extra $25,000 in Hotel Occupancy Taxes, or HOT taxes to the City of Brenham next year for expenses such as tourism and advertising….

COUNTY COMMISSIONERS ADOPT ECONOMIC PLAN

The Washington County Commissioners approved a county economic plan at today’s (Tuesday’s) meeting over the objections of Precinct Three County Commissioner Kirk Hanath. The plan would grant extra incentives to…

WASHINGTON COUNTY HISTORICAL COMMISSION HONORED

The Washington County Commissioners recognized the Washington County Historical Commission at today’s (Tuesday’s) meeting. For the 20th consecutive year the Texas Historical Commission has awarded the local commission with the…

COMMISSIONERS TO DISCUSS ECONOMIC PLAN

Washington County Judge John Brieden says several new industrial businesses have either expanded or moved their operations to the county in the past year and the County Commissioners are looking…

WASHINGTON COUNTY HISTORICAL COMMISSION TO BE HONORED

Washington County Judge John Brieden says that while the county is a ‘gold mine’ of history, that history needs to be recorded, managed and preserved. For the past 20 years…

COUNTY COMMISSIONERS TO GRANT OIL AND GAS LEASE

Washington County Judge John Brieden says with rising gasoline prices across the nation, it is good news for people who can get royalties from oil and gas. That’s what he…

COUNTY COMMISSIONERS ASKING FOR ROAD REPAIR REIMBURSEMENTS

Washington County Judge John Brieden said at today’s (Tuesday’s) meeting of the County Commissioners that they will use both the Blue Book and the prices from the Federal Emergency Management…

COUNTY ACCEPTS BIDS ON SALVAGE WOOD REMOVAL

Several bidders offered $4800 to take surplus wood off Washington County hands at today’s (Tuesday’s) meeting of the Washington County Commissioners. The County recently torn down the bridges at Shirttail…

WASHINGTON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS REIMBURSEMENT FOR ROAD REPAIRS

Washington County Judge John Brieden says the county is near the point when they can begin work on repairing county roads damaged due to oil and gas drilling.  He says…