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Lamar County Commissioners to discuss Homeland Security grants and interview for constable vacancy on Tuesday

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Notice is hereby given that a Regular Meeting of the Lamar County Commissioners’ Court will be held on the 20th day of February, 2018 at 9:00 a.m., in the Commissioners’ Courtroom located on the first floor of the Lamar County Courthouse, 119 North Main Street, Paris, Texas, at which time there will be discussion and/or action on the following subjects:

  1. Pledge of Allegiance to the U.S. Flag and the Texas Flag. – Lamar County Judge, M.C. Superville, Jr.
  2. Approval of minutes. – Lamar County Judge, M.C. Superville, Jr.
  3. Discussion and/or action regarding a Proclamation of the Lamar County Commissioners’ Court to adopt a Proclamation to recognize National FFA (Future Farmers of America) Week, February 17-24, 2018) in Lamar County, Texas. The Future Farmers of America motto is “learning to do, doing to learn, earning to live, living to serve”. (Proclamation No. P2018-001) – Chisum ISD, North Lamar ISD, Paris ISD, Prairiland ISD, and Roxton ISD; Lamar County Judge, M.C. Superville, Jr.
  4. Discussion and/or action regarding Lamar County Commissioners’ Court receiving the annual “Racial Profiling Compliance” report from Lamar County Sheriff Scott Cass, as required by Article 2.132 of the Code of Criminal Procedure. – Lamar County Judge, M.C. Superville, Jr.
  5. Discussion and/or action by Lamar County Commissioners’ Court hearing a presentation in regards to a Homeland Security Grant. The Grant is an application for the “Multi-Jurisdictional SWAT Team Ballistic Vest Project” for Lamar County in the amount of $10,137.50, no matching funds required. (Resolution No. R2018-002). Lamar County will administer this grant. – Lamar County Judge, M.C. Superville, Jr.; Lamar County Emergency Management Coordinator, Quincy Blount
  6. Discussion and/or action by Lamar County Commissioners’ Court hearing a presentation in regards to a Homeland Security Grant. The Grant is an application for the “Multi-Jurisdictional Regional Hazmat Response Team Project” for Lamar County in the amount of $24,707.00, no matching funds required. (Resolution No. R2018-003). Lamar County will administer this grant. – Lamar County Judge, M.C. Superville, Jr.; Lamar County Emergency Management Coordinator, Quincy Blount
  7. Discussion and/or action by Lamar County Commissioners’ Court hearing a presentation in regards to a Homeland Security Grant. The Grant is an application for the “Multi-Jurisdictional Surveillance Equipment Project” for Lamar County in the amount of $36,729.75, no matching funds required. (Resolution No. R2018-004). Lamar County will administer this grant. – Lamar County Judge, M.C. Superville, Jr.; Lamar County Emergency Management Coordinator, Quincy Blount
  8. Discussion and/or action regarding Lamar County Commissioners’ Court interviewing and/or appointing a person to the Constable Precinct Two position for Lamar County. (§87.041 of the Texas Local Government Code). The appointment is made to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Mike Ford, Constable Precinct Two, effective March 2, 2018. – County Judge, M.C. Superville, Jr.
  9. EXECUTIVE SESSION – Personnel – Discussion regarding deliberation of appointment, employment, evaluation, reassignment, duties, discipline, or dismissal of a public officer or employee; or to hear a complaint or charge against an officer or employee pursuant to § 551.074 of the Texas Local Government Code. This item is in regards to interviewing, discussing and/or appointing a person to the Constable Precinct Two position for Lamar County. – County Judge, M.C. Superville, Jr.
  10. Action regarding EXECUTIVE SESSION – County Judge, M.C. Superville, Jr.
  11. Discussion and/or action regarding Lamar County Commissioners’ Court receiving into the minutes a copy of the letter dated January 2, 2018, that the County Judge received from Mr. Tommy Henderson, Director of Operations with Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT). This letter is in regards to TxDOT authorizing the release of materials FY 2018 allocation, and for Lamar County to coordinate with Michael Gibson, Maintenance Section Supervisor to work out the details of securing the materials. Lamar County is participating in the County Assistance Program FY 2018. – County Judge, M.C. Superville, Jr.
  12. Discussion and/or action regarding Lamar County Commissioners’ Court receiving the Jail Commissary Audit Report for the year end September 30, 2017. – Lamar County Auditor, Kayla Hall
  13. Discussion and/or action regarding Lamar County Commissioners’ Court receiving an update and status report on repairs, and needed repairs, in the Courthouse and/or other County property. The item contemplates Lamar County Commissioners’ taking reasonable action as needed to repair and/or maintain County property. – Lamar County Judge, M.C. Superville, Jr.
  14. Discussion and/or action by Lamar County Commissioners’ Court regarding line-item transfers for various offices. – Lamar County Auditor, Kayla Hall
  15. 15. Discussion and/or action by Lamar County Commissioners’ Court to approve payment of claims, payroll, and other bills. – Lamar County Auditor, Kayla Hall
  16. ADJOURN

 

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Colton is the founder of Paris Free Press. He was born and raised in Paris, Texas, graduated from North Lamar ISD and Paris Junior College with an Associate Degree. He lives in Lamar County with his loving girlfriend and their three dogs and two cats. He has once been uncredited in The Paris News.

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