Wednesday, July 17, 2024
Local Government

Members of the Hood County Commissioners Court engaged in a lively discussion last week regarding the potential implementation of a daily reporting process for IT personnel.

Glenn presented the consideration for the approval of a warranty deed for 10.05 acres from the City of Granbury to the board of trustees for Granbury ISD. He provided background information about the property’s history, including its use by the school district and the city’s plans, which ultimately did not move forward. Due to a recall provision in the contract, the property is being reverted back to GISD.

In a unanimous vote, the Granbury City Council approved the creation of a tax abatement reinvestment zone at the Granbury Regional Airport, during a regularly scheduled meeting July 2.

The Hood County Democratic Party has officially announced the nomination of Jon Back as its candidate for district clerk in the upcoming November election.

During a Granbury City Council meeting July 2, City Manager Chris Coffman recognized public works employees for their efforts in resolving two serious incidents: a major traffic disruption and a critical infrastructure repair.

The Hood County Commissioners Court voted 3:2 to adopt a tax abatement policy during a regularly scheduled meeting July 9. The policy — which aims to offer reduced property taxes to eligible businesses — was implemented by the court with the goal of potentially bolstering economic growth in the county.

The Hood County Commissioners Court implemented a pipeline permit policy during a regularly scheduled meeting July 9.

The Hood County Commissioners Court unanimously voted to allow Hood County Judge Ron Massingill to sign a memorandum of understanding with two local organizations, officially designating them as emergency animal shelters.

The Hood County Commissioners Court recently approved a $400,000 transfer from Fund 55 to address the escalating costs of housing out-of-county inmates.

The Hood County Commissioners Court officially designated the week of July 21-27 as Pretrial, Probation and Parole Supervision Week during a regularly scheduled meeting July 9.

The Hood County Sheriff’s Office was awarded a shiny new trophy Tuesday for its exemplary participation in the county’s annual Battle of the Badges blood drive.

“Texas continues to attract leading global enterprises, and this grant underscores our commitment to ensuring Granbury remains a hub for innovation and economic prosperity,” said Governor Abbott.

Hood County residents can now look forward to a digital upgrade as county officials finalize preparations to launch a new and improved county website Wednesday, July 24.

After a two-day trial earlier this week, Marathon Digital Holdings plant manager David Fischer has been acquitted of all charges related to alleged noise disturbances near residential areas in Hood County.

Hood County’s most recent election proceedings have stirred contention and division among residents.

“Some of my master classes included topics like how policy impacts opportunities for at-risk students, communication skills to build consensus, and what to expect from the 89th Legislative Session. We also visited school districts across the state to learn from their strengths and weaknesses.”

When Michael and Alysha Reed founded Couch Surfer Ministries in November 2019, their mission was clear: to provide shelter, food, and spiritual guidance to people experiencing homelessness in Hood …

The Hood County Commissioners Court unanimously voted to designate July 7 as Fallen Law Enforcement Officer Day in Hood County during a regularly scheduled meeting June 21.

Hood County officially entered into an interlocal agreement with Bosque County regarding the housing of jail inmates during a regularly scheduled meeting June 21.

The Hood County Sheriff’s Office and the Granbury Independent School District have entered into a new agreement — specifically a memorandum of understanding — to enhance student safety.

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