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Posted on: February 12, 2018

COMMISSIONERS COURT EXTENDS PARKER COUNTY BURN BAN FOR 30 DAYS

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  Parker County remains at an elevated risk of wildfires due to dry conditions and a high fuel load.

  Parker County's Commissioners Court voted unanimously to continue the burn ban for 30 days at the Monday, Feb. 12th regular court meeti...

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Posted on: February 7, 2018

EARLY VOTING BEGINS FEB. 20

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   Early voting begins February 20 and Parker County’s elections office is firing on all cylinders with preparations and providing information to the public.

   With the recent deadline for registering to vote ...

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Posted on: February 7, 2018

I-20 FM 5 FRONTAGE ROADS CONVERTING TO ONE-WAY

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February 13, 2018

Converting the frontage roads from two-way to one-way was dependent on the new traffic signals at US 180 and Hudson Oaks Dive being operational. The contractor on that job will need to do some more work before the signals are operat...

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Posted on: February 1, 2018

PRECINCT 3 COMMISSIONER TO HOLD ADDITIONAL PUBLIC MEETING FOR PRECINCT RESIDENTS

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“A Meeting with the Commissioner, Larry Walden, What’s Going on in Parker County Precinct 3”.Commissioner Walden's next scheduled meeting has been set for Thursday, Feb. 8th, at 7 p.m. in the ESD 6 Meeting Room located at 630...

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Posted on: February 1, 2018

PARKER COUNTY COMMISSIONERS COURT APPOINTS RAY JONES TO FILL PRECINCT 1 CONSTABLE VACANCY

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  Parker County’s Commissioners Court filled the vacancy for Constable Precinct 1 Tuesday morning, selecting current Precinct 2 Deputy Constable Ray Jones in a special meeting of the court.

   Jones was selected with a 3-2 vote a...

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Posted on: December 27, 2017

COMMISSIONERS COURT SUMMARY 12-26-17

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   Commissioners Court interviewed three candidates for the vacant Precinct 1 Constable office at Tuesday’s regular meeting.

   Candidates interviewed were George McNutt, Steve Decento and Ray Jones.

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Posted on: November 2, 2017

COUNTY LEVERAGES MILLIONS OF TRANSPORTATION DOLLARS

   Parker County has secured an additional $17.2 million from the region to go with the 2016 voter approved $76.2 million in transportation bond funds after a vote of the Regional Transportation Council (RTC) last month.

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Posted on: August 28, 2017

PROTECTING HERITAGE WHILE REPLACING ROOF

   Protecting the confederate statue at the historical Parker County Courthouse is paramount as work begins to replace the courthouse roof.

   Parker County Judge Mark Riley and Commissioner Larry Walden stressed the imp...

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Posted on: September 19, 2017

RIBBON CUT FOR NEW ROAD HIGHLIGHTING PARTNERSHIP WITH ALEDO ISD

   Parents dropping off children at Aledo ISD’s Coder Elementary have seen a 50% reduction in drop off and pick up times from 22 minutes to 11 minutes thanks to a new road.

   Credit for that fact goes to Parke...

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Posted on: September 15, 2017

COURTHOUSE READIES FOR NEW ROOF AND WORKING CLOCK

   Contractors will begin staging for work to replace the Historic Parker County Courthouse’s roof, and to fix the clocks on the clock tower beginning the week of Sept. 18.

   Commissioners awarded the contract...

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Posted on: August 4, 2017

COUNTY JUDGE PROPOSES BUDGET WITH 2.8 CENT TAX RATE DECREASE

 

  Parker County Judge Mark Riley’s proposed budget uses a 2.8cent tax rate decrease for the 2017-18 fiscal year.

  “Conservative budgeting principles have allowed us to lower the tax rate while continuing t...

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Posted on: July 27, 2017

PARKER COUNTY COMMENDED FOR CLEAN AUDIT

 

   Parker County received a clean financial audit for fiscalyear 2016 at Monday’s Commissioners Court meeting, showing emergency reserves
of over $14 million in the general fund.

  Jackie Gonzalez with the f...

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Posted on: July 26, 2017

SUMMARY OF COMMISSIONERS COURT MEETING - JULY 24, 2017

·        Commissioners reduced auto registration fees on Parker County residents by $6 per vehicle on a motion by County Judge Mark Riley and a unanimous vote by Commissio...

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Posted on: July 10, 2017

PARKER COUNTY FEATURED IN TEXAS COUNTY PROGRESS MAGAZINE

Parker County’s successful transportation bond program is
once again receiving attention.

Featured in the July issue of the statewide publication known as County Progress is Parker County along with two other counties for their efforts t...

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Posted on: July 10, 2017

SUMMARY OF COMMISSIONERS COURT - JULY 10, 2017

·        Commissioners approved a contract with the City of Weatherford for a fiber network connection at the Parker County Downtown Annex, located at 101 N. Main. The for...

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Posted on: June 27, 2017

PARKER COUNTY HISTORICAL COMMISSION RECOGNIZED BY STATE AND COUNTY

 

  Commissioners Court recognized the Parker County HistoricalCommission (PCHC) at Monday’s regular court meeting, for receiving the 2016 Distinguished
Service Award from the Texas Historical Commission.

  The award i...

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Posted on: January 24, 2017

AUDITORS OFFICE RECOGNIZED FOR THEIR ROLE IN BOND RATING UPGRADE

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Parker County Commissioners Court recognized and congratulated the Parker County Auditor's Office for their role in the county's recent bond rating upgrade to a AA . The rating upgrade was due to the county's excellent economic management and conservativ...

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Posted on: May 19, 2016

COSS FAMILY ADOPTS COUNTY ROAD

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Parker County Precinct 2 Commissioner Craig Peacock gratefully stands with members of the Coss Family who have adopted a 2.3 mile section of county roadway beginning at Murray Road and FM 51 to 1051 Carter Road for the next two years. The Coss Family memb...Read on...

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Posted on: February 28, 2016

COMMISSIONERS COURT MEETINGS STREAMED LIVE ON COUNTY WEBSITE

Parker County Commissioners Court meetings are now available via live stream and archived for viewing by the public at the county’s website, www.parkercountytx.com.
Residents can click on the “Stream Commissioners Court” link on the left side of th...Read on...

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Posted on: April 18, 2011

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