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Jefferson County
Jefferson County Commissioners Court
by Garrett Bryce
Monday, April 10, 2017

Jefferson County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to authorize a grant amendment with the DANY Sexual Assault Kit Backlog Elimination Grant Program to reduce the grant to a total amount of $384,371 from the original amount of $789,223.

The grant amount is being reduced in accordance with the adjusted budget submitted by the Jefferson County Regional Crime Laboratory, reflecting the findings from the inventory of backlogged sexual assault kits that was completed after the funds were awarded.

The commissioners court voted to ratify the Texas General Land Office Coastal Surface Lease for the purposes of utilizing sand source material for the McFaddin Beach Erosion Project.

The commissioners court voted to name Fletcher Pipkin as a reserve deputy constable with Constable Precinct 4.

The commissioners court voted to authorize the county judge to execute a consent form for the demolition of an unsafe structure at 1410 Emile in the City of Beaumont.

The city council voted to hire Frank Calvert as outside counsel to represent Raymond Sellers in the matter of Lisa Hayes vs. George Mitchell Woods, et al.

Sellers serves as a deputy with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office.

The commissioners court voted to adopt a resolution recognizing William F. Miranda for his service to Jefferson County Drainage District No. 6 and wishing him well in his retirement. Miranda had served on the drainage district’s board of directors from March 1, 1997 until March 31 of this year. Resolution

The commissioners court voted to proclaim April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Proclamation

All items were approved. All votes were unanimous with all members present. Agenda

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