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Commissioners Meets

CONTINUED SUPPORT-- Members of the Education Extension Association express their thanks to Commissioners Court for their continued support of the organization.

Leon County Commissioners met Wednesday, November 29, for their last regular meeting of the month. All four Commissioners were present, and the meeting was led by Leon County Judge Byron Ryder.

Members of the Leon County Extension Education (EE) Association presented the court with a report on their services. According to the group, their combined amount of hours, mileage, community service, and 4 H donations have totaled $232,831.08. They thanked the court for its support and aid to them to continue to make their contributions.

The court announced the purchase of a new van to be used by the EE Association.

The results of the City of Leona Ordinance Declaring the results of the Local Option Liquor Election was recorded. The measure passed at the November 7th vote.

Dr. Donald Keim of Texas A&M gave his annual report to the court on the activities of the Agrilife Extension Program in Leon County. Keim thanked the court for their continued support of the Extension Agency. “Leon County has the most active program in my entire region,” said Keim.

Mike Little, representing the Red Cross, spoke to the court concerning the “Sound the Alarm” campaign. The campaign is putting smoke alarms in homes through out the area to help prevent deaths due to house fires.

A Road Use Agreement for CR 119 in Precinct 1 was approved for 90 days.

The Occupancy Tax Recipient Agreement was approved.

Approval was given for the bid of $750 from Dennis and Linda Maday for Lot 14, Block 12, in Hilltop Lakes, Section 80.

And the bid of $750 from David and Becky Lundell for Lot 36, Block 12, in Hilltop Lakes, Section 2 was approved.

Donations for the month to the Veterans’ Toy Drive were accepted. The donations included $50 from Cassandra Noey, $200 from the Buffalo Chapter of the Eastern Star, and $350 from the Limestone Project.