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Wade Bartley Seeks Commissioner Precinct #3 Re-election
Oct29

Wade Bartley Seeks Commissioner Precinct #3 Re-election

I want to say thanks to the citizens of Hopkins County and Precinct #3 for allowing me to have served these past three years as Commissioner of Pct #3. It has been and is an honor to serve with the present Commissioners Court. I look forward to serving the citizens of Hopkins County another term, and would appreciate everyones support from Pct. #3. As a court we have strived to run the county government with the taxpayer and the...

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Road Materials Bids, Equipment Purchase Approved By Hopkins County Commissioners Court
Oct26

Road Materials Bids, Equipment Purchase Approved By Hopkins County Commissioners Court

Bids for road materials, continued participation in a grant program to help feed county residents, improvements to the courthouse, a new BOMAG machine for Precinct 4 and a reappointment to the county appraisal district board were among the items approved by Hopkins County Commissioners Courts Road Materials “We went out for bids for road materials and received back from all the normal vendors that send back every year,”...

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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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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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381 Agreement Request From J-B Weld Does Not Receive Approval of Commissioners Court
Aug11

381 Agreement Request From J-B Weld Does Not Receive Approval of Commissioners Court

Voting System, Road Use Agreement Approved Hopkins County Commissioners Court did not approve an application for a 381 agreement, approved a road use agreement with a solar farm company, appointed a person to the local Workforce Development Board, reviewed annual road reports and updated voting management system for the County Clerk’s office during their Monday meting. Hopkins County Commissioners Court 381 Agreement Hopkins...

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Commissioners Approve Infrastructure Grant, Solar Reinvestment Zone, Mental Health Transport Agreement
Jul13

Commissioners Approve Infrastructure Grant, Solar Reinvestment Zone, Mental Health Transport Agreement

Hopkins County Commissioners Court approved resolutions Monday agreeing to give the county judge authority to sign off on documents granting a reinvestment zone for Pine Forest Solar LLC and to move forward with a grant that would provide some funding for county road improvements. Health insurance and a multi-agency mental health transports agreement were also approved by the commissioners court during the July 13, 2020 session....

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Equipment Lease, Fireworks Contract Approved by Commissioners Court
Jun22

Equipment Lease, Fireworks Contract Approved by Commissioners Court

Hopkins County Commissioners Court considered a number of items during their regular meeting Monday morning, June 22. The Commissioners Court approved a lease agreement for a backhoe, reappointment of officers and reorganization of some duties at the fire department and related budgetary amendments, security agreements for four county facilities, agreement for fireworks on the 4th of July, and inter-local agreements with 2 neighboring...

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Commissioner Explains Request To Abandon CR 3531 Right-Of-Way
Jun09

Commissioner Explains Request To Abandon CR 3531 Right-Of-Way

Commissioners Court Asked To Consider Signs To Better Identify Rosemont Street Buildings Hopkins County Commissioners approved 2 road-related items and heard a request from the District Clerk’s Office regarding signage for Rosemont Street buildings. Precinct 3 Commissioner explained the request to abandon a CR 3531 right-of-way. Hopkins County Commissioners Court Granitized Road Materials The court was asked to consider...

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May 29-30 Designated As Hopkins County Cleanup Days
May11

May 29-30 Designated As Hopkins County Cleanup Days

Hopkins County residents will have the opportunity later this month to get rid of large household items during the annual Hopkins County Cleanup Days. Hopkins County Commissioners Court previously delayed setting the cleanup days until restrictions from the COVID-19 pandemic eased up. With many businesses opening at 50 percent capacity and others slated top open later this week, Commissioners Court has opted Monday to schedule the...

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Commissioners Court Approved Four Items Related To Road And Roof Repairs
Apr28

Commissioners Court Approved Four Items Related To Road And Roof Repairs

Hopkins County Commissioners Court approved four items related to road and roof repairs, a request to install a water line extension and a plat request during their regular meeting Monday. Hopkins County seal Road Survey Precinct 3 Commissioner Wade Bartley reported past flooding damaged culverts at one of the creek crossings on County Road 3525. The county had enquired about FEMA funding to help replace the culverts. Funding is...

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