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Jefferson County
Jefferson County Commissioners Court
by Garrett Bryce
Monday, May 14, 2018

Jefferson County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to approve an interlocal cooperation contract with the Spindletop Center regarding mental health liaison officers.

The commissioners court tabled action regarding adoption of a resolution in support of a proposal to avoid the removal of the Brooks Road Overpass on Interstate Highway 10 in Beaumont.

The Texas Department of Transportation has proposed removal of the overpass as part of a project to modify Smith Road. Beaumont City Council has adopted a resolution opposing the removal of the Brooks Road overpass.

The proposed resolution requests TxDOT forego or postpone the planned modifications at Smith Road. Resolution

Several speakers addressed the commissioners court regarding the item. Listen (51:16)

The commissioners court voted unanimously to approve specifications for a request for proposals for auditing services for the county.

The commissioners court voted unanimously to approve a $10,732 contract with SETEX Construction Corporation for the Al Price JJC Roof Repairs project. The roof of the building was damaged by winds.

The commissioners court voted unanimously to approve a $57,659 contract with SETX Construction Corporation for the repair of the Ford Park Concession Stands-Amphitheater due to damage caused by Hurricane Harvey.

All other items were approved by unanimous vote. Commissioner Everette “Bo” Alfred was absent. Agenda


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