The San Saba County Commissioners’ Court met on Monday, March 30th at 9 a.m. in the County Judge’s Chambers. County Judge Byron Theodosis called the meeting to order. Ricky Lusty gave the invocation followed by everyone joining for the pledges to the American and Texas flags.
Sheriff Allen Brown reported that the upstairs of the jail should be completed by the end of the week; the dispatcher is back from medical leave; arrests are up; warrants are down; there are some equipment issues and a confrontation with a huge bull laying down in the middle of the road to Bend.
After discussion, the commissioners approved the following:
1. A Conservation Contract in Precinct 1.
2. Resolution #2009-2, Supporting legislation requiring producers of television and other electronics to participate in Producer Takeback Recycling Programs; and providing an effective date.
The following items were tabled and will be on the next meeting's agenda:
a. Choosing a cell phone service.
b. A revised interlocal cooperation agreement for county jail functions between Llano County and San Saba County.
c. Criminal Justice software licensing agreement through CrimeCOG Technologies, Inc. and San Saba County Sheriff’s office.
d. Proposed revision to San Saba County commissioner precinct lines.
County Treasurer Gayla Hawkins reported 3 new employees; l full time and 2 part time. The Commissioners approved paying the bills with the exception of one bill to inquire about the charges.
Sheriff Brown gave a report regarding a meeting with the county fire departments. Some important changes in communications will be implemented. They are applying for a grant for total first responders.
The Commissioners unanimously approved keeping the Burn Ban in effect. They looked over a document regarding regulations for burning and control of fires.
Commissioner Roger McGehee needs to hire a part-time employee while another employee is on restricted duty following surgery. There was some discussion about putting a county owned car up for sale.
Marsha Hardy has been getting information regarding hurricanes and border control issues. FEMA projects are being completed.
The next commissioners court meeting will be Monday, April 13th at 1:30 p.m.
Judge Theodosis adjourned the meeting. Attending the meeting were: County Judge Byron Theodosis; Administrative Assistant Cathi Miles; County Coordinator Marsha Hardy; County Treasurer Gayla Hawkins; County Sheriff Allen Brown; County Court Bailiff Dwayne Shaw; County Clerk Kim Wells; Commissioners Roger McGehee, Ricky Lusty, Otis Judkins; and San Saba News & Star Reporter Alice Smith.