Tag Archives: COUNTY

COUNTY AUDITOR AND TREASURER HONORED

The past three years the Washington County Auditor’s office  has been commended for its excellent accounting and financial reporting and at today’s (Tuesday’s) meeting of the County Commissioners that perfect record…

COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AGREE TO ANOTHER JUSTICE OF THE PEACE COMPUTER PURCHASE

Justice  of the Peace Doug Cone requested and received the authority to acquire a new desktop computer, monitor an keyboard at today’s (Tuesday’s) meeting of the Washington County Commissioners. The…

COUNTY COMMISSIONERS PREPARE THE WAY FOR ROAD REPAIR GRANT

More than $426,000 in county repairs could get underway soon if the Texas Department of Transportation approves a grant application from the Washington County Commissioners. The County Commissioners approved numerous …

TWO MORE COMPUTER PURCHASES FOR JUSTICES OF THE PEACE

The Washington County Commissioners allowed two more purchases for computers for the Justices of the Peace at today’s (Tuesday’s) meeting. The Commissioners approved new computers for Justice of the Peace…

COUNTY JUDGE JOHN BRIEDEN ON TUMBLEWEED SMITH’S THE SOUND OF TEXAS

Washington County Judge John Brieden was featured on today’s (Tuesday’s) edition of Tumbleweed Smith’s The Sounds of Texas.  The program is heard everday on KWHI at 7:21 and then at…

ROBERT SMITH, WASHINGTON COUNTY EMERGENCY COORDINATOR DIES

Robert Smith, the Washington County Emergency Coordinator for the past six years, died Tuesday night. Smith was appointed to the position and was serving in the postion when the county…

WASHINGTON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS ARE CONSIDERING HIRING BAILIFFS

Washington County Judge John Brieden says he has been talking to Sheriff Otto Hanak on ways to make the county courthouse more secure and they may have come up with…

CLEAN UP FOR THE UGLIEST COURTHOUSE IN TEXAS

Austin County Judge Carolyn Bilski calls the building she has worked in for 20 years ‘the ugliest courthouse’ in the state and hopes to do something about it. Judge Bilski…

COUNTY CONTINUES TO WORK FOR TXDOT GRANTS

Washington County Judge John Brieden says the county needs to take one more step to get road improvement grants from the Texas Department of Transportation. The county could get up…

NAVASOTA REJECTS $60 MILLION BOND ISSUE

Navasota School Supt. Rory Gesch will be looking for ways to maintain and improve the school district’s facilities after a big rejection Saturday of a $61 million bond issue.    …