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June 24, 2014

Commissioners court receives extension service plaque, begins hearings

Gainesville —

The Monday Cooke  County Commissioners Court meeting included a plaque presentation by Angel Neu and Phyllis Griffin of the Texas AgriLife Extension Service.
Monday was also the first day of the county’s annual budget hearings.
The commissioners approved the consent agenda which included the following items:
• Consider and approve FY2014 budget amendments.
• Consider and approve monthly bills.
• Consider and approve payroll and all related expenses.
• Consider and approve accepting the donation of four computer monitors and one laser printer from TCOG to the Cooke County Sheriff’s Office.
• Receive and file for record the internal quarterly audits of the Sheriff’s Office, Juvenile Probation Department, Tax Assessor Collector’s Office and Library.
• Consider and possibly approve the salvage of miscellaneous routers, broken lamp holders and mic cords form the Cooke County Sheriff’s Office.
• Consider possibly approve a contract with Woodbine Water Supply for the installation of a fresh waterline on CR 232.
• Consider and possibly approve the exemption letter for Racial Profiling Report for the year 2013 for the Cooke County Constable, Pct. 1.
• Consider and possibly approve the indigent cremation of one individual.
• Consider and possibly approve accepting the 2014 Edge Implementation Reimbursement Program grant for the Cooke County Library in the amount of $5,000.
• Consider and possibly approve a donation in the amount of $287.40 to the Cooke County Library from the Friends of the Cooke County Library.
• Consider and possibly approve a donation in the amount of $25 to the Cooke County Library from Julie Banks.
• Receive and file for record the 2014 Cooke County Inventory List, per LGC 262.011 (i).
No action was taken on the following items:
• Public comments — no one signed up to speak at the meeting.
• Consider and possibly approve any necessary action regarding the Texas Department of Transportation’s County Transportation Infrastructure Fund Grant Program.
FY2015 2014 budget hearings began Monday afternoon.
 

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