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Jefferson County
Jefferson County Commissioners Court
by Garrett Bryce
Monday, April 24, 2017

Jefferson County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to adopt an order levying taxes for the Port of Port Arthur Navigation District to issue $29,800,000 in Unlimited Tax Port Improvement Bonds.

The navigation district’s board of port commissioners in March approved a measure calling for the bond issuance. Listen (30:00)

The commissioners court voted to rescind the award and terminate a contract with Original Food Co., LLC for the purchase of insecticides, herbicides, spray adjuvants, and adulticides for the Jefferson County Mosquito Control District.

The commissioners court voted to re-award the contract for the items to Clarke Mosquito Control Products, Inc.

The commissioners court voted to adopt a proclamation declaring April 29 as Relay for Life Day in Jefferson County. Proclamation

The commissioners court voted to adopt a proclamation designating April as County Government Month and April 23-29 as Keys to the Courthouse Week in Jefferson County. Proclamation

The commissioners court voted to renew a policy with Westchester Fire Insurance Company for mosquito control aircraft liability insurance, with a flat annual renewal premium of $12,000.

The commissioners court voted to adopt resolutions recognizing Ritchie W. Droddy, Barbara J. Richard and Ralph W. Booker for their service to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office and wishing them well in their retirement.

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




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