In their meeting this morning (Tuesday), The Washington County Commissioners will host a public hearing over a lease of land already owned by the County for the “purpose of oil and gas development,” in the same location Burton Fire Station and the .2305 acre adjacent to the Fire Station.
In addition, they will act upon the approval to advertise for sealed bids for the lease of that same acreage.
County Commissioners will discuss and act upon the idea of cancelling their June 13th meeting, as the majority of Council members will be attending the South Texas County and Commissioners Conference, and also grant the County Treasurer, Auditor, and Judge the authorization to pay any necessary bills.
The Commissioners will act upon a request by the Hotel Occupancy Tax Board for an additional $25,000 in HOT funding for next year.
The Chappell Hill Chamber of Commerce seeks to close streets on the 4th of July. They will also discuss a request from the Independence Committee Events for street closures on the 4th as well.
The Commissioners will meet at 9am this morning in meeting room 103 in the Courthouse.