Gainesville Daily Register

July 5, 2013

Commissioners to discuss security proposal

— Staff report

Cooke County commissioners will consider the addition of a courthouse security guard during Monday’s regular meeting.

The meeting is 10 a.m. at Cooke County Courthouse. The addition of a security position, if approved, will require an amendment in the fiscal year 2013 budget — derived from the county’s general fund or the courthouse security fund.

Also on Monday’s agenda:

• Commissioners will consider the purchase of a 2013 Chevrolet Tahoe, plus a budget amendment, in the amount of $30,000.

• Commissioners will consider approval of a quote to repair the stucco on the awning of the Department of Public Safety building in Gainesville.

• Commissioners will consider these consent agenda items: fiscal year 2013 budget amendments; monthly bills; payroll and related expenses; the 2014 Cooke County holiday calendar; sheriff’s office bonds; an anonymous $20 donation to the Cooke County Library; acceptance of the Texas Commission on the Arts quarterly arts response performance support grant in the amount of $160; approval of the library’s participation in “The Yearbook Project” with a  records conservation department; approval of a resolution allowing properties struck off to the county during the most recent sheriff’s sale to be put up for sale once again at the next sheriff’s sale; and the filing for record of annexation ordinance # 1317-05-2013 by the City of Gainesville for a 142.88-acre tract of land located at FM1202 and County Road 444 in Precinct 4.