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Jefferson County
Fort Bend County Commissioners Court
by Garrett Bryce w/photos courtesy Fort Bend County
Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to approve an order authorizing the Fort Bend County Tax Assessor-Collector to deputize individuals or business entities to perform vehicle titling and registration services.

Under the agreement, a deputized member of a dealership would be authorized to act as an agent of the Tax Assessor-Collector to process title transfers, issue registration stickers, and license plates through the webDEALER application.

Mike Sullivan, director of governmental affairs with Group 1 Automotive, addressed the commissioners court in support of the item. The group has two dealerships in the county. Listen (1:05)

The commissioners court voted unanimously to reappoint David Gornet and Frances Ming to the Fort Bend County Levee Improvement District No. 17 Board of Directors.

The commissioners court voted unanimously to approve a petition and consent by a landowner for inclusion of real estate into the Fort Bend County Assistance District No. 4 right-of-way.

The commissioners court voted unanimously to establish districts within the boundaries of Fort Bend County Levee Improvement District No. 15 for the purpose of electing five directors.

The commissioners court voted 4-0-1, with County Judge Robert Hebert abstaining, to approve an application from Crown Castle NG Central LLC to bury cable under West Grand Parkway South.

Hebert stated he was abstaining due to his daughter working for a parent company of the corporation involved.

The commissioners court voted unanimously to award a term contract to AMS of Houston, LLC for plumbing services. AMS will provide services at a rate of $98 per hour during normal working hours and $120 after normal hours.

The commissioners court took no action resulting from closed session discussions regarding legal issues in the matter of Fort Bend County, Texas vs. Davoody M and J, LLC, a Texas Limited Liabilty Company, et al, regarding the Spring Green Boulevard Mobility Project.

The commissioners court took no formal action, but reflected in the record that the court conducted the annual evaluation of the Director of Finance and Investments in closed session.

All other items were approved by unanimous vote. All members were present. Agenda

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