Tag Archives: COUNTY

COUNTY HOLDS PUBLIC HEARING ON ROAD REPAIR GRANT

Washington County Judge John Brieden told a public hearing on creating a County Energy Transportation Reinvestment Zone, that one oil or gas well along a county road is the equivalent…

AUSTIN COUNTY COMMISSIONERS HAVE LAW ENFORCEMENT CONCERNS

The Austin County Commissioners are looking at law enforcement grants as they hold their first meeting of the year Monday. The Commissioners are expected to endorse an application for grant…

$400,000 AVAILABLE FOR LOW INCOME HOUSING FOR A SHORT WHILE

Paul Turney of the Brazos Valley Affordable Housing Corporation says there is still $400,000 left from the Community Housing Development Organization even after federal funding for the program ended. Turney…

COUNTY COMMISSIONERS TURN INSPECTIONS OVER TO THE STATE

A state inspector will begin doing health inspections for food service in the rural parts of Washington County and the city of Burton on March first after the County Commissioners…

AUSTIN COUNTY SEEKING GRANT FUNDS FOR ROADS DAMAGED BY OIL AND GAS DRILLING

Austin County Judge Carolyn Bilski and the county commissioners are still grappling with the heavy road damage done by an industry that boost their county’s economy. Judge Bilski says the…

CLOSED CIRCUIT UPGRADE FOR COUNTY JAIL

Washington County Judge John Brieden says the county jail needs an upgrade to its closed circuit television system because some of the incidents in the jail go undetected with the…

COUNTY COMMISSIONERS PLAN ON ACCEPTING NEW ROADS IN SUBDIVISION

The Washington County Commissioners will be acting on the acceptance of several roads in precinct three, into the county road system during Tuesday’s meeting at the courthouse. Washington County Judge…

COUNTY COMMISSIONERS GRANT TAX BREAK FOR PPE

The Washington County Commissioners followed the lead of the Brenham City Council in approving tax phase in reinvestment zone for Precision Polymers LLC and GSL, so they can bring a…

NEW PROGRAM BRINGS MONEY TO COUNTY CLERK’S OFFICE

Washington County Clerk Beth Rothermel told the County Commissioners at today’s (Tuesday’s) meeting that while her office collected some $2000 less in 2013 her office has implemented a new program…

MASSIVE TRAIN DERAILMENTS CONCERN CITIZEN

Washington County Emergency Management Coordinator Robert Smith is answering somne concerns expressed at Tuesday’s meeting of th Washington County Commissioners Washington County resident Frank Blizzard is asking what kind of…