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Posted on: October 12, 2018

ONE YEAR IN AND SUBSTANTIAL PROGRESS MADE

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PARKER COUNTY – One year into the project, substantial progress has been made on the construction of new I-20 east and westbound continuous frontage roads from E. Bankhead Drive to Hudson Oaks Drive. The frontage roads are part of a project to c...

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Posted on: September 7, 2018

COMMISSIONERS COURT APPOINTS PAT DEEN TO FILL VACANCY IN COUNTY JUDGE OFFICE

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  With a unanimous vote the Parker County Commissioners Court appointed County Judge Elect Pat Deen to fill the vacancy in the County Judge's Office created with former Judge Mark Riley's August 31 resignation, which was accepted by the court at ...

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Posted on: September 20, 2018

NO BURN BAN IN PLACE

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Parker County has lifted the burn ban. Please report all burning to the Parker County Fire Marshall's Office at 817-598-0969 or through our online Burn Form.

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Posted on: August 31, 2018

COUNTY ADOPTS BUDGET WITH OPERATING TAX DECREASE

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Parker County’s General Fund maintenance and operations tax rate has been dropped by 1.8 cents per $100 valuation in 2018-19 budget which was adopted with a 5-0 vote at Friday’s Commissioners Court meeting.

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Posted on: August 30, 2018

COUNTY AND DISTRICT CLERKS WARN OF PHONE SCAM

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Sharena Gilliland, Parker County District Clerk, and Jeane Brunson Parker County Clerk are warning the public about a phone scam being perpetrated by callers impersonating court personnel.  The scammers say that there are warrants out for people ...

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Posted on: August 16, 2018

COUNTY JUDGE PROPOSES DROPPING TAX RATE

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Parker County’s proposed maintenance and operations (General Fund) tax rate has been dropped by approximately 1.4 cents per $100 valuation in County Judge Mark Riley’s 2018-19 proposed budget, which comes with a total tax rate decrease...

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Posted on: July 13, 2018

COUNTY CHRISTMAS TREE AND NATIVITY COMING BACK TO COURTHOUSE

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   While temperatures are hovering around the century mark it's never too soon to think about Christmas.   Parker County’s 32 foot tall Christmas tree, nativity and Christmas lights will return to the historic...

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Posted on: July 12, 2018

COUNTY CLERKS OFFICE ACCEPTING CREDIT CARDS

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 You can also pay using a credit card by phone and on the clerk's website. This service is now available for both credit and debit card users.

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Posted on: July 11, 2018

DISTRICT CLERK ANNOUNCES CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS ACCEPTED

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The Parker County District Clerk is happy to announce that the office will be accepting credit card payments beginning Monday, July 16, 2018!
There will be a 2.35% convenience fee (a minimum of $1.00 convenience fee) for each transaction.

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Posted on: June 29, 2018

COUNTY RECEIVES “HIGHEST LEVEL” IN OUTSIDE AUDIT

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   Parker County Commissioners Court received the highest opinion an outside auditing agency can give, otherwise known as a “clean audit”, at their Friday, June 29, 2018 special meeting.

   Jackie Gon...

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Posted on: June 11, 2018

COMMISSIONERS COURT SUMMARY - JUNE 11, 2018

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Parker County Commissioners Court discussed the relocation and replacement of the Courthouse chiller (cooling unit) from the third floor to county property located off of Spring Street, north of the Courthouse, at their Monday, June 11, 2018 regular meeti...

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Posted on: June 7, 2018

TXDOT BEGINS RECONSTRUCTION AT I-20/FM 5 INTERSECTION

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June 7, 2018HUDSON OAKS – To accommodate the newly converted one-way Interstate 20 frontage roads, the I-20/Farm to Market Road 5 (Mikus Road) intersection will be reconstructed to include turnarounds and permanent traffic signals.

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Posted on: May 24, 2018

PESKY MOSQUITOES CAN BE MORE THAN A NUISANCE

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Parker County Judge’s office

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Joel Kertok

Phone: (817) 598-6166

9 AM, May 24, 2018

PESKY MOSQUITOES CAN BE MORE THAN A NUISANCE

   Parker County is home to both types of mosquitoes that can carry a dange...

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Posted on: May 18, 2018

STATE SUPREME COURT RULES AGAINST TAXING ENTITIES

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  Parker County Commissioners Court were told at their Monday, May 14 regular meeting, that a State Supreme Court ruling would lead to the county having to pay back over $600,000 in taxes.

   Parker County Appraisal District Chie...

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Posted on: April 9, 2018

COMMISSIONERS COURT APPROVES FIRST EVER STOP ANNEXATION PETITION; ORDERS ELECTION

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  Parker County became the first county in Texas to order a vote allowing residents a voice on whether or not county residents can be involuntarily annexed into a municipality.

 County Judge Mark Riley and the Commissioners Court accepted...

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Posted on: March 27, 2018

SUMMARY OF COMMISSIONERS COURT MEETING MARCH 26, 2018

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  • Approved Proclamation 18-03 supporting the dedication and opening of the new Parker County Veterans Memorial at 9 a.m. on June 2, 2018.
  • Approved participation in the regional floodplain study of Mary’s Creek.
  • Approved all plat items.
  • Authorized advertising f...
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Posted on: February 7, 2018

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

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Update

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

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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