Working with funds acquired from a certificate of obligation bond in 2010, the Commissioners voted to approve $475,000 in repairs and renovations to be completed within the next 120 days.
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Several entities were asked to make presentations to include the mission and benefit of the organization, how the previous year’s distributions were spent, and to give a detail of total estimated dollars to be spent from January – December 2013.
TxDOT has fallen under heavy fire over the last several months, based on a controversial decision to lower the speed limit on US Highway 183 to 50 – 55 miles per hour through Caldwell County – specifically over the sections of the road that are now under the maintenance agreement with the SH-130 Concession Company and being referred to as the “service road” for the SH-130 toll road.
The theme of the celebration was “Rising to new Heights,” and students from each of the district’s ten campuses honored the seven trustees with a variety of artwork, gifts, snacks, cards and poems, prepared by the students, as a means of saying “thank you” to the trustees.
Representatives from Steinbomer, Bramwell and Vrazel Architects visited with the Commissioners again on Monday to make recommendations and hear suggestions as to how the space should be used; key among the questions were whether or not to include a vehicle maintenance bay in the facility, how many courtrooms should be built and what size, and how the County would pay for the renovations.
The voting period, which opens today, will run until March 1, 2013. Ballots can be found on Page 8B of this week’s print edition of the Post-Register. Votes will be tallied and winners announced in a special commemorative edition of the Post-Register on March 30, 2013.
The IRS estimates that the bulk of filers, more than 120 million households, should be able to begin filing tax returns next week.
Rocco Moses, the owner of Texas State Toobs, approached the Commissioners during their Tuesday morning meeting to review the actions that he, along with owners of Don’s Fish Camp, have taken to increase security and reduce trash along the river during next year’s tubing season.
By Miranda Rogers POST-REGISTER As the weeks wind down toward the long-discussed Texas Lone Star Grand Prix Kart Race scheduled for March 2-3, the City of Lockhart continues to do its best to prepare for the event on a shoestring budget. During the regular meeting of the Lockhart City Council on Tuesday evening, the [...]
By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER A hefty agenda and a lengthy meeting marked the opening of business for the Caldwell County Commissioners Court on Monday morning. During their first meeting of the year, and the first meeting with newly-elected Commissioner Alfredo Munoz, the Court covered a wide variety of topics, gliding through some and stumbling [...]