The San Saba County Commissioners Court was held on Monday, June 11th at 9:00 a.m. in the County Judge’s Chambers. County Judge, Byron Theodosis called the Court to Order and welcomed everyone. Kenley Kroll gave the Invocation followed by everyone joining for the pledges to the American and Texas flags.
Representatives from the Pecan Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross addressed the court. Executive Director, Janet Karcher and Disaster Services Specialist, Katie Braymer explained their services and have teams in Brownwood and San Angelo ready to help in the event of a disaster.
Rick Baskin, of Baskin Insurance Company, gave an update on insurance for the county and is working to reduce the cost as much as possible.
County Clerk, Kim Wells, reported that the recent election process went well. The run off election is July-31 for District Attorney-Angela Dowdle/Wiley McAfee; State Rep. Dist. 59-Sid Miller/J.D. Sheffield; Senator-Ted Cruz/David Dewhurst.The General Election will be November 6th. The Commissioners approved the County Clerk’s report subject to audit.
County Treasurer, Gayla Hawkins, attended the Certified Investment Officer’s Training in San Antonio June 4th to June 7th. The Commissioners approved the County Treasurer’s report subject to audit.
Judge Theodosis attended a Water Master plan meeting Thursday, June 7th. Judge Theodosis expressed the Commissioners Court opposition to the creation of a wasteful water master program but encouraged the enforcement of existing regulations for protection of Domestic and Livestock water use by the existing TCEQ organization.
There is a pilot program for software, COPsync., Inc. that could be helpful for law enforcement.
The Commissioners approved the Justice of the Peace report and the County Sheriff’s report subject to audit.
Action was taken on the following items:
1. Approved Conservation Contract in Precinct 2.
2. Regretfully accepted the resignation from Linda Hardy, a long time EMS volunteer, to be removed from the San Saba County EMS Advisory Committee.
3. Discussed the need to fill one vacancy on the EMS Advisory Committee.
4. After discussion, the Burn Ban lifted on May 14th was not reinstated. Judge Theodosis can reinstate a Burn Ban for emergency situations instead of waiting for the Commissioners Court.
5. The Accounts Payables were approved to be paid.
6. The minutes of the previous Commissioners Court meeting was approved.
7. The next Commissioners Court will be Monday, June 25th at 1:30 p.m.
Judge Theodosis adjourned the Court at 9:50 a.m. Attending the court were: County Judge, Byron Theodosis; County Commissioners, Pat Pool, Kenley Kroll, Rickey Lusty, Otis Judkins; County Clerk, Kim Wells; County Treasurer, Gayla Hawkins; County Coordinator, Marsha Hardy; Chief Deputy, Bill Price; San Saba News & Star Reporter, Alice Smith.