Tag Archives: COUNTY

JP MAY BUDGET WILL PAY FOR COMPUTER REPAIRS AND UPGRADES

The Washington County Commissioners told Precinct Three Justice of the Peace Roy May that he would have to pay out of his court’s budget for a new server and hard…

COUNTY CONSIDERS GAZEBO REPAIRS

Should the gazebo in front of the Washington County Courthouse be repaired, replaced or simply be torn down? That was a question before the Washington County Commissioners at today’s (Tuesday’s)…

AUSTIN COUNTY TO HOLD HEALTH CARE WORKSHOP

Austin County Judge Carolyn Bilski says that ‘long before Obamacare, Austin County has provided for its employees a good health benefit plan with low deductibles and low co-pays.’   She says…

COUNTY COMMISSIONERS TO CONSIDER TAX PHASE IN

Washington County Judge John Brieden says the merger and expansion of the Tempurpedic-Sealy Mattress operation in Brenham is a ‘big deal’.  When the Washington County Commissioners meet Tuesday they are…

COUNTY APPROVES TEMPUR-SEALY TAX PHASE IN

The Washington County Commissioners granted a tax phase in agreement that will allow Tempur-Sealy International to make a major expansion at their Brenham operation, increasing its workforce by 90 workers…

COMMISSIONERS LEASE FAIRGROUND LAND FOR SENIOR CITIZEN GARDEN FARMING

A small portion of land on the Washington County Fairgrounds will soon be growing food for the Healthy Living Association for their senior citizen meal program at today’s (Tuesday’s) meeting…

WASHINGTON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS HAVE MORE WORK TO DO ON CERTZ

The Washington County Commissioners will once again visit the County Energy Transportation Reinvestment Zone proposal when they meet Tuesday at the courthouse. The County Commissioners established the CERTZ at their…

AUSTIN COUNTY COMMISSIONERS TO GET COLLECTIONS REPORT

Austin County Judge Carolyn Bilski says it’s time for the County Commissioners to look into the collections of property taxes, fines and fees.  When the County Commissioners meet Monday at…

COUNTY AUDITOR/TREASURER TO RECEIVE AWARD

Washington County Judge John Brieden says Tuesday’s meeting of the County Commissioners will begin with a proclamation of a ‘really big deal.’ Brieden says the Auditor and Treasurer’s office has…

WASHINGTON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS SETTING INVESTMENT POLICIES

The Washington County Commissioners are expected to approve the investment policy of the county when they meet today (Tuesday).  County Judge John Brieden said this new policy, worked up by…