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County To Roll Over Funds Left In FY 2021 Road And Bridge Fund To Precincts For 2022
Mar29

County To Roll Over Funds Left In FY 2021 Road And Bridge Fund To Precincts For 2022

Sulphur Bluff Resident Complains of Unsafe Road Conditions Near His Residence Hopkins County had a little bit of money left over in the Road and Bridge Fund Balance from fiscal year 2021 that the four Precinct Commissioners will be able to use during the 2022 fiscal year. One county resident told commissioners he would like to Precinct 3 repair what he considers unsafe road conditions near his home. Budget Amendment County Auditor...

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Commissioners Court Approves 4 Truck Bids, John Deere Purchase
Mar28

Commissioners Court Approves 4 Truck Bids, John Deere Purchase

Four different truck bids were approved by Hopkins County Commissioners Court, leaving the decision of which truck and bid to the individual department head. A used John Deere, was also among the items approved during the regular Commissioners Court meeting Monday morning, March 28, 2022. Truck Bids The county received four bids for six pickups, each different, including different trucks. County Auditor Shannah Aulsbrook and HCSO...

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Commissioners To Honor Balkcom, Appoint New  Local Health Authority
Mar27

Commissioners To Honor Balkcom, Appoint New Local Health Authority

Hopkins County Commissioners Court is scheduled to honor Dr. I.L. Bakcom IV, then consider appointing a new Local Health Authority for Hopkins County, as well as a number of other items during the regular court session Monday morning. Dr. I.L. Balkcom IV Dr. I.L. Balkcom IV is slated to be honored for his service to Hopkins County, which has included filling the role of Local Health Authority, a position appointed by the county...

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Easement, Property Purchase, Maintenance Agreement, Audit Approved By Commissioners
Mar22

Easement, Property Purchase, Maintenance Agreement, Audit Approved By Commissioners

Hopkins County Commissioners agreed to continue contracting with Williams Air Conditioning And Heating, an easement at the end of County Road 4746, a property purchase and approved the annual audit during a special session Monday, March 21, 2022. CR 4746 Easement Precinct 4 Commissioner Joe Price requested the county agree to a half acre easement at the end of County Road4746. He explained that was the road the court agreed at the...

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Commissioners Agree To Abandon Portion Of CR 4746, Set County Clean Up Days, Approve 2 Plat Requests
Mar14

Commissioners Agree To Abandon Portion Of CR 4746, Set County Clean Up Days, Approve 2 Plat Requests

Hopkins County Commissioners Court agreed to abandon a portion of County Road 4746, set the date and time for county clean up days and approved two plat requests during the regular court session Monday morning, March 14, 2022.’ Hopkins County Commissioners Court CR 4746 Road Closure, Abandonment Precinct 4 Commissioner Joe Price explained that the section of County Road 4746 that a property owner has petition to have closed and...

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Commissioners Court To Consider Closing Portion Of CR 4746, Setting Clean Up Days
Mar13

Commissioners Court To Consider Closing Portion Of CR 4746, Setting Clean Up Days

Hopkins County Commissioner Court is set to consider closing a portion of CR 4746, setting the county clean up days and two plat requests during the regular court session Monday, March 14, 2022. Submitted for court approval at the meeting are an application and a petition to close and abandon a portion of County Road 4746. Hopkins County Courthouse The Commissioners Court have been asked to consider a preliminary plat for Oak Grove...

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Agreement For D6, Contracts For Legal Research, Construction Of Trusty Housing Facility Approved
Mar30

Agreement For D6, Contracts For Legal Research, Construction Of Trusty Housing Facility Approved

A 381 agreement was approved for D6, Inc., along with contracts for legal research resources and construction of a trusty housing facility, and other items this week. 381 Agreement Hopkins County Commissioners Court at their regular meeting this week approved a 381 agreement for D6, Inc., providing a tax incentive for the company to relocate its corporate headquarters from Oregon to Sulphur Springs, Texas and expand their...

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SSISD Superintendent Answers Questions, Shares Information About $93 Million Bond Election
Apr02

SSISD Superintendent Answers Questions, Shares Information About $93 Million Bond Election

Approximately 40-50 people attended the Town Hall meeting Thursday night to hear Sulphur Springs ISD Superintendent Michael Lamb share information and answer questions about the May SSISD $93 million bond election. Taxes, where a new facility will be constructed, what will become of existing structures and when these projects would take place, as well as what would occur if the bond does not pass were among the topics community...

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Dr. Balkcom: Serving Hopkins County Has Been An Honor
Mar28

Dr. Balkcom: Serving Hopkins County Has Been An Honor

When honored Monday morning for decades of service as Local Health Authority for Hopkins County, Dr. Ichabod L. Balkcom IV said a heartfelt thank you, and noted simply that it has been his honor to serve. Hopkins County Judge Robert Newsom noted that Monday, March 28, 2022 was a “very special day for me and the Commissioners Court, really Hopkins County” because it was a time to honor Dr. I.L. Balkcom IV. Hopkins County...

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Hiring Process For Construction Manager-At-Risk For Jail Trusty Housing Facility In Progress
Mar01

Hiring Process For Construction Manager-At-Risk For Jail Trusty Housing Facility In Progress

The hiring process for a construction manager-at-risk for pre-construction services and construction of a county jail trusty housing facility is in progress, with Hopkins County Commissioners Court slated to consider a recommendation of one of the three companies submitting bids during a special meeting this Friday. Hopkins County Grants Consultant Beth Wisenbaker and Auditor Shannah Aulsbrook opened packets containing three...

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