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Jefferson County
Jefferson County Commissioners Court
by Garrett Bryce
Monday, September 10, 2018

Jefferson County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to adopt a proclamation in observance of Suicide Prevention Month.

The resolution notes that suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States, and that “more than 40,000 people commit suicide every year.” Resolution

The commissioners court voted unanimously to approve the hiring of Ben Shirley as a deputy constable in Constable Precinct No. 2 under the ASAP Program.

The city council voted unanimously to approve the appointment of Tyler Fitzgerald to fill the vacant Jefferson County Extension Agent-Agriculture and Natural Resources position.

The commissioners court tabled action regarding adoption of a resolution in support of Jasper County's request to join the Southeast Texas Regional Planning Commission.

The commissioners court tabled action regarding receipt of a donation from SelecTrasnsportationResources, LLC for an option to acquire surplus property.

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

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