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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…

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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…

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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)…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…