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Houston County Seal 1280x640By Jan White
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CROCKETT – The Houston County Commissioners Court met at its regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 8 to vote on a wide variety of agenda items. Besides the general ‘housekeeping’ matters such as budget approvals and county department reports, the commissioners approved the following:

•The hiring of Neatis Montgomery, Theresa Hayes, and Brooke Steubing to fill jailer and dispatcher positions, respectively

•Payment for vacation and comp time for a county employee

•Accept donations from Patsy Harrington for improvements to CR 2126 and Charles Cunningham for improvements to Navarro Crossing Road.

•Addition of Private Road 5222 to the ArcGIS 9-1-1 Database and County Maps

•Accepting office furniture from Sam Houston State University Surplus

•Accepting the donation of two bullet-proof vests to the Houston County Sheriff’s Office by Houston County Law Enforcement Association

•Purchase of an airport hangar from Mark Whitfill for $42,500 for the purpose of storage

•Appointment of Ken Lair, former finance manager for Shell Oil, as Commissioner to Emergency Service District No. 2

•Renewal with Angelina County for the housing of inmates in the Houston County Jail

The court adjourned to executive session to consult with the county attorney regarding entering into or rejecting a settlement offer agreement in Civil Action Cause No. 9:18-CV-0182 styled Kyle Ray v. Houston County, Texas. 

After reconvening, the court recommended that no action be taken at this time.

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