RUSK – The Cherokee County Commissioners' Court will canvass ballots from a Nov. 5 special election during a 9 a.m. regular session, Tuesday, Nov. 12 at the county courthouse in Rusk.

Alto ISD and the City of Rusk contracted with the county to run their special elections – Alto's called for a school bond election, while Rusk's focused on City Charter amendments – in addition to county election employees overseeing a state amendment election.

County leaders also will consider the appointment and approval of Nykole Vance for Cherokee County Extension Agent – FCH, effective Dec. 1, 2019.

Other agenda items include:

• Consider laying utility lines in each precinct;

• Consider approval of a monthly Sheriff's Department report;

• Consider approval to move insurance checks from General Fund to line item – budget amendment for the Sheriff's Department;

• Consider approval of tax refunds greater than $500;

• Consider re-appointment of Terry Morrow to the Board of the Neches and Trinity Valleys Groundwater Conservation District;

• Consider approval and appointment of on-site sewage representative for Cherokee County;

• Consider approval of agreement to contribute funds between Cherokee County and TxDOT on FM 2493 and adopt resolution; and

• Consider approval of a consent agenda that includes approval of meeting minutes of the court; approval of re-subdivision of Lot 22A, Block No. 17, Section 2A, Eagles Bluff Subdivision into Lot 22B, Block No. 17, Section 2A, Eagles Bluff Subdivision and vacating 0.086-acres of Lot 22A to golf course hole No. 11; approval of Paytn Woody's License & Weight monthly report; and authorizing payment of bills, payroll and transfer of funds.

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