Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX


April 12, 2014

County Commissioners to ponder hearing for pair of Pct. 1 roads

CHEROKEE COUNTY — The Cherokee County Commissioners Court will look at holding public hearings to establish speed limits on two county roads in Precinct 1 during a 10 a.m. session Monday at the county courthouse.

According to a meeting agenda, the hearings would address setting a speed limit of 15 miles per hour on CR 1520, as well as a speed limit of 35 MPH on CR 1510.

Commissioners also will consider bids received for a half-ton pickup for the Sheriff's Department; other equipment-related items on the agenda considering taking bids on a used laydown machine for Pct. 4 and authorizing County Judge Chris Davis to sign a contact with Romeo Equipment for a lease of a roller for Pct. 4.

Commissioners also will:

• consider moving the regularly scheduled May 12 to May 9;

• hear from Ralph Wallace, an employer services representative of the Texas County and District Retirement System, who will present a briefing on the county retirement system with TCDRS, and approve, if necessary;

• consider approval of tax refunds greater than $500;

• consider approval for District and County Clerks to charge a $2 recovery fee for e-filing, set forth in the Government Code;

• consider assisting North Cherokee Volunteer Fire Department on addition to parking lot at Tecula Station;

• consider laying utility lines in each precinct; • consider approval of monthly sheriff's report; and

• consider approval of consent agenda items, including the monthly reports from the County Auditor, County Treasurer, License & Weight Department, Pct. 2 and Pct. 4 Constables, and authorize payment of bills, payroll and transfer of funds.

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