Brazoria County Commissioners Court on Tuesday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution in support of an additional route for the Heavy Lift Corridor in the county.
The resolution notes that legislation approved by the state in 2011 allows trucks to carry excess cargo weight on designated routes in the southern portion of the county. Port Freeport is proposing the addition of a route that would extend the route from the Chevron Phillips Chemical Company in Old Ocean west to the Brazoria County line adjacent to Matagorda County. Resolution
The commissioners court voted unanimously to approve a contract with the firm of Perdue, Brandon, Fielder, Collins & Mott, LLP for the collection of delinquent ad valorem taxes for a one year term beginning April 28.
The commissioners court voted unanimously to adopt a proclamation declaring March 25, 2017 as “Mission 22 Day” in Brazoria County.
Mission 22 is an organization that seeks to prevent veteran suicide through community awareness, camaraderie, interaction and communication with veterans. Proclamation
The commissioners court voted unanimously to renew the county's property insurance with Arthur J. Gallagher Risk Management Services. The policy comes with a premium of $748,648, a decrease of 8.5 percent compared to the current policy.
The commissioners court voted unanimously to authorize the payment of $75,000 to the Booker Law Firm on behalf of Aaron Kindred, defendant in the matter of Brandy Hamilton, et al vs. Nathaniel Turner, et al, as discussed in closed session. Kindred was sued in his individual capacity while working as a deputy for the Brazoria County Sheriff's Office.
The commissioners court took no action resulting from any other items discussed in executive session.
All other items were approved by unanimous vote. All members were present. Agenda
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Pictured (Top Right): On March 14th, David Vincent and son Casen accepted the Proclamation at Commissioners' Court proclaiming March 25, 2017 as "Brazoria County Mission 22 Day" in Brazoria County. Brazoria County Mission 22 is a group of friends, families and Veterans that have all been affected by Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in some way. The organization seeks to prevent Veteran suicide through community awareness, camaraderie, interaction and communication with Veterans. On March 25, Brazoria County Mission 22 will be showing support and bringing awareness to Veteran suicide during their event at the Lake Jackson Civic Center. Pictured left to right: Commissioner David Linder, Pct. 4; Commissioner Stacy Adams, Pct. 3; County Judge Matt Sebesta, David Vincent and son, Commissioner Dude Payne, Pct. 1; Commissioner Ryan Cade, Pct. 2