Orange County to dicuss precinct redistricting
The Orange County Commissioners’ Court will hold a a special court session on Monday, June 6 at 2 p.m. In the Commissioners’ Courtroom of the Orange County Administration Building, located at 123 S. 6th Street in Orange.
Orange County Treasurer, Christy Khoury, will ask the Commissioners to discuss and take possible action regarding filling in the minutes of the court, revenue received from the City of Orange for the amount for $3,116.57. These funds are a reimbursement for road materials.
County Auditor, Deborah Rawls, will ask the court to discuss and take possible action regarding the payment of bills approved by the herself, which include $21,652.83 to U.T.M.B. from the general fund for contract payment due June 15; and $68,076.90 to Clevland Construction, Inc., from the general for the Justice of Peace drawdown #5. The full amount for bills due will be announced at the meeting on Monday.
Rawls will also ask the Commissioners to discuss and take possible action regarding a line item transfer for the Parks Department of $500 from registration/seminars and conferences to janitorial supplies to provide fund for the remainder of the fiscal year.
The Commissioners will then hear from Rolando L. Rios and Associates, PLLC regarding the redistricting of commissioner precincts within Orange County, Texas. They will take action if necessary.
Jeff Kelley, the director of Emergency Management, will bring the court up to speed regarding the wildfire conditions in Orange County and the current burn ban status. Kelley and the Commissioners will discuss the sale and use of fireworks while under a burn ban. The Commissioners will take action if necessary.
Kelley will then update the Commissioners on the projects that are being handled by his department. The Commissioners’ will take action if necessary.
Kelley will also ask the court to discuss and take possible action regarding the authorization of the County Judge (Carl Thibodeaux) to sign the Sponsor Certification on the Residential-Through-The-Fence Access for Orange County Airport. The Orange County Airport doesn’t not currently participate in this program and will not in the future.
Les Anderson P.E., Orange County Engineer, will ask the court to discuss and take possible action to lower the speed limit on Berwick Drive to 20 mph.
Connie Cassidy, Orange County Purchasing Agent, will ask the Commissioners to discuss and take possible action regarding the transfer of the following items in to surplus: a recorder from the County Court at Law office, a Sony transcriber from the 163rd District Court and an IBM typewriter from the Justice of the Peace #4 office.
Cassidy will also ask the court to discuss and take possible action regarding awarding the bid on the County’s annual requirements for the Re-Bid on Prescription Pharmacy Services. She will do the same regarding the Rebid on Bulk Prescription Drugs.
The Court will then hear a short, five minute report from the Road and Bridge Department, Records Management, MIS and Mosquito Control. Each will also provide a short, written report to the members of the Court. The Commissioners will take action if necessary.
The Commissioners’ will hold a special court session at 10 a.m. in the Commissioners’ Court Room.
The Court will go into several closed meeting sessions. After each session, the Court will return to open meeting to take any action necessary based upon the discussion in the closed meeting.
In the first closed meeting, the Commissioners and Assistant County Attorney, Doug Manning, matters involving attorney client privilege, including, but not limited to, anticipated legislation. Discussion of these matters in open session would clearly conflict with the Attorney’s duties to the client.
The second closed meeting, the Commissioners will deliberate the appointment, employment, evaluation, reassignment, duties, discipline or dismissal of an employee, or employees, employed at the Orange County Veterans’ Service Office. In alternative, the Court, in closed session, will hear a complaint or charge made against an employee, or employees, employed at the Orange County Veterans’ Service Office. This meeting will be closed, unless the employee, or employees, in question request that the meeting be open. The meeting shall be taped.
Should the deliberation of each closed meeting take more time than scheduled, they will recess and be reconvene during the afternoon session.