Medical Insurance, Jail Telemedicine Agreement, Bridge Replacement Program Top Commissioners’ Agenda

Hopkins County Commissioners Court

Hopkins County Commissioners Court will be asked to consider approving two items related to medical coverage and care as well as a bridge replacement program during a special court session Monday, July 29.

Proposed is renewal medical l insurance rates for county employees as well as a telemedicine system and services agreement for the county jail. The Commissioners Court and other county officials met in the spring with the Hopkins County Hospital District Board to discuss the telemedicine, as well as options for selecting an efficient service at an affordable rate and what would be needed for more telemedicine services at the county jail. A contract is expected to be proposed at the 9 a.m. meeting Monday for commissioners to consider.

Two items on the agenda deal with a bridge replacement program. The commissioners court will be asked to consider approving an advance funding agreement for off-state system federal aid highway bridge replacement and rehabilitation program project as well as a resolution adopting a county bridge replacement program.

A County Specific Incentive Program is also listed on the agenda for the commissioners court to consider Monday.

Saltillo Volunteer Fire Department is slated to be recognized with a proclamation during Monday’s court session.

Following the special court session, the commissioner are slated move to the third floor of the courthouse for a work session.

Author: Faith Huffman

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