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Jefferson County
Jefferson County Commissioners Court
by Garrett Bryce
Wednesday, January 02, 2019

Jefferson County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to participate in the 2018-2019 Southeast Texas Governments’ Intra-Agency Funding Coalition for Crime Stoppers of Southeast Texas, Inc. in the amount of $4,804.

The funds will support the $55,860 total estimated cost to provide infrastructure funding for Crime Stoppers of Southeast Texas, which includes Hardin, Jefferson and Orange counties.

The commissioners court tabled action regarding a $20,000 professional services agreement with LaBiche Architectural Group, Inc. for architectural services and construction administration of the new concession stand for the Ford Park ball fields.

The commissioners court voted unanimously to exempt certain groups from paying for security during their scheduled events for 2019.

The groups include the Dispute Resolution Center, Jefferson County Bar Association, Jefferson County Democratic Party, Jefferson County Republican Party, Jefferson County Libertarian Party, Jefferson County Green Party, Election School, Jefferson County Clerk’s Office for meetings and training related to elections, Jefferson County Coalition for Victims of Crime, Family Services, Jefferson County Deputy Constable Association and Jefferson County District Clerk’s Office for Passport Day.

The security expense will be paid via budgeted funds for events by exempted groups.

All other items were approved by unanimous vote. County Judge Jeff Branick and Commissioner Brent Weaver were absent. Commissioner Everette “Bo” Alfred presided over the meeting. Agenda



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