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Galveston County
Galveston County Commissioners Court
by John David Suayan
Monday, December 03, 2018

Galveston County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to authorize the utilization of the cooperative purchasing program to acquire election voting equipment and supplies for the county clerk’s department.

The commissioners court voted unanimously to authorize the legal department to pursue claims on surety bonds for county auditor, county treasurer and county purchasing agent.

The commissioners court voted unanimously to approve an interlocal agreement between Galveston County and the City of Galveston for the 2017 Road Bond projects for Avenue S and 23rd Street.

The commissioners court deferred the following five items:

  • Consideration of approval to enter into a memorandum of understanding between Galveston County and the Texas Department of Public Safety to conduct training for law enforcement officers at Jack Brooks Park.
  • Sheriff's Department - Request transfer from General Fund Budgeted Reserves to Sheriff's Department - Identification Division Personnel and associated costs for Position 8 from a 19O to a 19P for career ladder purposes.
  • Consideration for increasing the number of full-time Deputy Constables by one to the Precinct 2 Constable Office.
  • Constable Precinct #2 - Request transfer from General Fund Budgeted Reserves to Constable Precinct #2 for an additional Deputy V position salary and associated costs.
  • Consideration of approving agreement with HDR Engineering, Inc. for Coastal Engineering Services for USACE Beach Maintenance Permit.

All other agenda items were approved unanimously with all members present. Agenda

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