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Fort Bend County
Fort Bend County Commissioners Court
by Garrett Bryce w/photos courtesy Fort Bend County
Tuesday, January 08, 2019

Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to join a petition to release a tract of land from the City of Houston Extraterritorial Jurisdiction.

Commissioner Andy Meyers said the matter was an issue of utilities, noting the City of Houston cannot provide utilities to the area. The City of Katy can provide utilities and has agreed to do annex the property. Listen (0:49)

The commissioners court took no action regarding approval of an invoice in the amount of $19,872 to S&B Infrastructure for professional engineering services related to the Reading Road Mobility Project. The item was pulled from the agenda.

The commissioners court took no action regarding payment of an invoice in the amount of $29,257 to S&B Infrastructure for engineering services regarding the Old Needville-Fairchilds Mobility Bond Project. The item was pulled from the agenda.

The commissioners court voted unanimously to grant a request to transfer $11,502 from the FY2017 Commissioners Court Projects fund into the Parks account to allocate funds for closing out costs and fees regarding the purchase of land adjacent to Daily Park.

The commissioners court voted unanimously to set the mileage reimbursement rate at 58 cents.

The commissioners court took no action regarding an amendment to an agreement with Arbitrage Compliance Services, Inc. for additional services for arbitrage rebate compliance services in the amount of $2,150, for a contract total not to exceed $22,150. The item was pulled from the agenda.

The commissioners court voted unanimously to approve items related to application to the Texas Department of Transportation for participation in the Selected Traffic Enforcement Program for both commercial vehicles and comprehensive enforcement. The items were approved with corrections to the dates of the program.

The commissioners court voted to approve the official bond and oath for County Court-at-Law No. 6 with corrections.

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

During the meeting, County Judge KP George spoke on his being elected as judge and introduced his staff members. This was the first meeting of the commissioners court with George presiding.

“I believe it is an honor and privilege to be here,” George said. “People in Fort Bend County gave me an opportunity to serve the citizens and I will not take this lightly. Listen (1:22)





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