The Orange County Commissioners’ Court will hold a public workshop on Tuesday, Jan. 17 at 10 a.m. to discuss Loop 299 and they will hold a special court session on Tuesday, Jan. 17 at 2 p.m. in the Commissioners’ Courtroom of the Orange County Administration Building, located at 123 S. 6th Street in Orange.

County Auditor, Deborah Rawls, will first ask the Commissioners to discuss and take possible action regarding payment of bills including: $164,894.92 to G & G Enterprises from the general fund for the Shelter of Last Resort; $1,1500 to Claybar Funeral Home from the general fund for Indigent Funeral Expenses; $120,049.26 to McInnis Construction, Inc., from the general fund for the Adult Probation Facility; and $276.30 to Cleveland Construction, Inc., from the general fund for the Justice of the Peace, Pct. 3 facility.

Jeff Kelley, Emergency Management director, will update the court on all projects handled by his office. Action will be taken if necessary.

Tina Barrow, Elections Administrator, will ask the court to discuss and take possible action on purchasing rolling supply bag for election workers that will be reimbursed with the county’s state HAVA Funds.

Lisa Reeves, MIS Director, will ask the Commissioners to discuss and take possible action regarding the Court to allow County Judge to sign a contract renewal between Orange County and Real Vision Incorporated for support of the Real Vision Imaging Software.

Patrick Beebe, Mosquito Control District Director, will ask the court to discuss and take possible action regarding Orange County joining coalition of entities required to obtain newly adopted TCEQ Pesticide General Permit No. TXG870000.

Donna Scales, Parks Director, will ask the Commissioners to discuss and take possible action regarding the approval to replace a part-time employee for the Parks Department.

Joe Parkhurst, president of Orange County Emergency Services District #3, will ask the court to discuss and take possible action regarding the reappointment of Bobby Manshack and Jason Gengo for a two year term with the Emergency Services District #3. Joe Parkhurst, David Teague and Wayne LaCombe will complete their unexpired one year terms.

Connie Cassidy, Orange County Purchasing Agent, will ask the Commissioners to discuss and take possible action regarding awarding the bid on the Waste Oil & Filter Recycling Service.

Cassidy will also ask the court to discuss and take possible action regarding awarding the bid on the CIAP Grant Installation of On-Site Sewage Facilities for the Vidor Texas area.

She will then ask the court to discuss and take possible action regarding the transfer of an IBM printer from MIS and a Maytag washer from the Sheriff’s office to Surplus.

The Court will then receive departmental reports from the following: Transportation and Emergency Management (including the airport and Risk Management). Each department will provide a short written report to the members of the court. Questions and answers will follow each report.

Douglas Manning, Assistant County Attorney, will ask the court to go into a closed session to discuss anticipated litigation. They court will then return to an open session to take any action deemed necessary based upon the discussion held in the closed meeting.