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Commissioners Court Approves Two Items Related To TxDOT Projects
Feb23

Commissioners Court Approves Two Items Related To TxDOT Projects

Hopkins County Commissioners Court moved a bridge project two steps forward Monday, by approving an advance funding agreement draft and to perform authorized equivalent match projects in return for a waiver of a local match fund requirement. Michael Pickens also addressed the Commissioners Court regarding statements from the Governor regarding the sustainability of solar and wind power as energy sources. TxDOT Bridge Projects The...

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Hopkins County Commissioners Court Feb. 22, 2021 Agenda
Feb21

Hopkins County Commissioners Court Feb. 22, 2021 Agenda

NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING TIME: 9:00 A.M.DATE: Monday, February 22, 2021PLACE: In The Commissioners’ Courtroom On The First Floor Of The Hopkins County Courthouse Located At 118 Church St., Sulphur Springs, TX.I. InvocationII. Pledge Of Allegiance To The Flag A. AMERICAN FLAGB. TEXAS FLAG: “Honor The Texas Flag; I Pledge Allegiance To Thee, Texas, One State Under God, One And Indivisible.” The Following Items Will Be Considered By...

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Hopkins County Commissioners Court Jan. 11 Meeting Agenda
Jan10

Hopkins County Commissioners Court Jan. 11 Meeting Agenda

TIME: 9:00 A.M.DATE: Monday, January 11, 2021PLACE: In The Commissioners’ Courtroom On The First Floor Of The Hopkins County Courthouse Located At 118 Church St., Sulphur Springs, TX. I. Invocation II. Pledge Of Allegiance To The Flag AMERICAN FLAG:TEXAS FLAG: “Honor The Texas Flag; I Pledge Allegiance To Thee, Texas, One State Under God, One And Indivisible.” The Following Items Will Be Considered By Commissioners’ Court For...

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Commissioners Court Tabled Road Closure Order, Approved Agreements, Contracts
Nov24

Commissioners Court Tabled Road Closure Order, Approved Agreements, Contracts

Hopkins County Commissioners Court on Monday tabled a road closure order but approved several agreements and contracts as presented. Road Closure The court was originally scheduled to consider approving road closure order for a portion of County Road 3602 during their regular meeting Monday. However, Precinct 3 Commissioner Wade Bartley asked the court to table the motion as not all steps in the process required to close a road had...

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Commissioners Court Approves 2 Tax Incentives, Reinvestment Zone
Nov23

Commissioners Court Approves 2 Tax Incentives, Reinvestment Zone

Hopkins County Commissioners Court approved 2 tax incentives and a reinvestment zone for a planned solar farm, among other items, during the regular court meeting Monday morning. My Perfect Pet Agreement Sulphur Springs-Hopkins County Economic Development Corporation Executive Director Roger Feagley asked the Commissioners Court to consider approving two Chapter 381 agreements. My Perfect Pet logo First, Feagley told the court My...

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Hopkins County Commissioners Court Nov. 23 Regular Meeting Agenda
Nov22

Hopkins County Commissioners Court Nov. 23 Regular Meeting Agenda

Hopkins County Commissioners Court Regular Meeting Agenda TIME: 9:00 A.M.DATE: Monday, November 23, 2020PLACE: In The Commissioners’ Courtroom On The First Floor Of The Hopkins County Courthouse Located At118 Church St., Sulphur Springs, TX. I. InvocationII. Pledge Of Allegiance To The Flag A. AMERICAN FLAG:B. TEXAS FLAG: “Honor The Texas Flag; I Pledge Allegiance To Thee, Texas, One State Under God, One And Indivisible.” The...

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Commissioners Court Agrees To Tax Incentive For Dike Solar Farm, EMP Credits For TxDOT Bridge Projects
Sep22

Commissioners Court Agrees To Tax Incentive For Dike Solar Farm, EMP Credits For TxDOT Bridge Projects

Increases To Jail & HCFD Budgets, Longevity Pay, OSSF Fees Also Approved Hopkins County Commissioners Court Monday approved several items during a special session, including a tax incentive for a Dike solar farm, equivalent match credits for bridge projects and increases to jail and fire department budgets, longevity pay for county employees and OSSF fees. 381 Agreement Hopkins Energy LLC project boundary as originally proposed to...

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EMP Credits, Off-System Bridge And Chapter 381 ED Programs On Commissioners Court Agenda
Sep20

EMP Credits, Off-System Bridge And Chapter 381 ED Programs On Commissioners Court Agenda

Hopkins County Commissioners Court will hold a special court session Monday morning, Sept. 21, to consider items related to equivalent match projects, certain permits, a Chapter 381 agreement, longevity pay schedule and a grant contract. The commissioners will be asked to consider approving a resolution to perform authorized equivalent match projects, known as EMPs, and to receive excess EMP credit from Rains County and Hunt County...

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3 Hopkins County Residents Ask Commissioners Court To Reconsider Proposed County Tax Rate
Aug18

3 Hopkins County Residents Ask Commissioners Court To Reconsider Proposed County Tax Rate

Three Hopkins County residents addressed Hopkins County Commissioners Court regarding the proposed county tax rate during a public hearing held Monday morning at Hopkins County Courthouse. Proposed Tax Rate At the Aug. 10 Commissioners Court meeting, Tax Assessor/Collector Debbie Pogue Mitchell recommended the county keep the same tax rate of $0.624892, which is above the effective rate of $0.577457 but below the rollback rate of...

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Commissioners Court To Consider Reinvestment Zone For Pine Forest Solar Farm
Jul11

Commissioners Court To Consider Reinvestment Zone For Pine Forest Solar Farm

Hopkins County Commissioners Court will be asked to consider establishment of a reinvestment zone for Pine Forest Solar LLC. The Court will first hold public hearing regarding the proposed reinvestment zone, then will be asked to consider approving establishing a zone by and between the county and Pine Forest Solar LLC. The Commissioners Court in late December approved a Chapter 318 agreement granting tax incentives for the solar...

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