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Jefferson County
Jefferson County Commissioners Court
by Garrett Bryce
Monday, May 07, 2018

Jefferson County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to extend the county’s contract with Linebarger, Goggan, Blair & Sampson, LLP for the collection of delinquent property taxes.

The original contract was executed on May 1, 2009. The extension continues the contract for a 5-year period to commence on May 1, 2019 and expire on April 30, 2024.

The commissioners court voted to approve the remaining Spectra capital investments at Ford Park.

Spectra had committed $700,000 for capital projects under the management agreement with the county. Improvements that remain include installation of an outdoor marquee, expansion of the Ford Fields concession stand, and the use of funds to attract events.

The commissioners court voted to appoint Building Maintenance Supervisor Gregory R. Keller as interim Director of Building Maintenance for the Jefferson County Beaumont Maintenance Department.

Keller will fill the vacancy left by the retirement of John David Knight.

The commissioners court voted to adopt a proclamation declaring the week of May 6-12 as National Travel and Tourism Week in Jefferson County. Proclamation

The commissioners court voted to adopt a proclamation declaring May as Drug Court Month. Proclamation

The commissioners court voted to adopt a proclamation declaring May as National Mental Health Awareness Month. Proclamation

Lane Fortenberry, Public Relations and Marking Director with the Spindletop Center, addressed the court regarding the proclamation. Listen (30:47)

All items were approved. All votes were unanimous with Commissioner Michael Sinegal absent. Agenda


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