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Wood County Commissioners Court
Precinct-3 culverts sold;
Dr. Murley: health authority

By JOHN SPARKS

Meeting in regular session Friday, October 30, Wood County Commissioners approved the sale of surplus concrete culverts from Precinct-3 and named Dr. David C. Murley M.D. as Wood County Health Authority.
Surplus concrete culverts, held in Precinct-3 inventory were sold for $1.50 each to the winning bidder, Raymond Holmes. Roger Pace, Precinct-3 commissioner said the culverts, which ranged in size from 15" x 36" up to 18" to 96," are no longer used by the county's road and bridge departments.
Dr. Murley's re-appointment is for a two-year term October 1, 2009-to-September 30 2011. The position or health authority was established pursuant to the Texas State Constitution as amended in 2001.
Commissioners also approved the appointment of Linda Foley, Yantis (Precinct-4) to the board of directors of the Upper Sabine Valley Solid Waste District. Also, as required by Texas Code of criminal procedures, commissioners established a local data advisory board comprised of city and county law enforcement representatives, probation officials, a representative of Wood County District Attorney's office, clerks from the district and county courts as well as the county's IT department head.
In other action the court approved:
- a two-week County payroll of $294,480.49.
- claims and payments totaling $263,196.82.
- employee and family health care claims of $61,041.50.
- purchase of document imaging hardware and software for District Clerk's office at $29,420.
- purchase of hardware and software for County Treasurer and County Auditors offices at $19,845 plus annual maintenance contracts totaling $2,306.
- monthly Treasurer's report and release and pledges of securities at Bank Texas.
- 2010 plan document for TCDRS (Texas County and District Retirement System).
Personnel actions include:
- Terrell Aronspeer, Rebecca Bradfield, Carol Denson and Barbara Thompson, temporary early voting election workers, 10-20 through 11-3, 2009, $9,00/hour.
- Jerry Gaskill, Jr., separation, end of temporary seasonal help period, $9.00/hour.
The next regular meeting of the Wood County Commissioners Court will be Friday, November 13, 2009 at 10 a.m. A special meeting of the court can be called with 72-hour public notice.

 

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