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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…

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$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…

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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…

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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…

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NEW LAW COULD MEAN ROAD MONEY FOR WASHINGTON COUNTY

Washington County Judge John Brieden says recent changes in the Texas Transportation Code, regarding the creation of a County Energy Transportation Reinvestment Zone, could mean over $283,000 coming into the…

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COUNTY TO HIRE IT DIRECTOR

The Washington County Commissioners are moving ahead with the effort that would place the county in complete control of the emergency dispatch communications system within an 18 month transition period,…

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COUNTY COULD GET GRANT FOR TIRE DISPOSAL

Washington County Environmental Director Mark Marzhan told  (Tuesday’s meeting of the County Commissioners that if the county is able to get an $8400 block grant from the Brazos Valley Grant…

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WASHINGTON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS RENEW CAPITAL CASE INSURANCE POLICY

The Washington County Commissioners renewed what is essentially an insurance policy in case the county has to try a capital murder case. The Commissioners renewed its interlocal agreement with Lubbock…

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COUNTY TO ADVERTISE LAND LEASE

The Washington County Commissioners began their search for a new lease holder on 8352 acres of land the county owns in Tom Green County at today’s (Monday’s) meeting. County Judge…

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LAND LEASE AD

Washington County Judge John Brieden says the County Commissioners need to advertise proposals to lease over 8300 acres of land the county owns in Tom Green County.  The County Commissioners…