Aug. 11, 2017 at 8:37 a.m.
The Panola County Commissioners Court will hold a regular meeting on Monday, Aug. 14 at 9 a.m. in the Commissioners Courtroom at the Panola County Courthouse.
To record the resignation of Mary Lisa Smith as a Communications Officers with the Panola County Sheriff's Department effective July 27, 2017
To record the deputation of Courtney Brady as a Reserve Deputy with the Panola County Sheriff's Department effective July 28, 2017
To record the resignation of Sherri Capss as a Court Reporter with the Panola County Court at Law effective Aug. 25, 2017
To record the resignation of Jessica Verone Mendez as Civil Clerk with the Panola County Justice of the Peace, Pcts. 2 and 3, effective Aug. 18, 2017
To record the employment of Colton McNair as a Detention Officer with the Panola County SHeriff's Department effective Aug. 5, 2017 at the rate of $13.91 per hour.
To record a change in status of employment for Stephen Long from Detention Officer to Communications Officer with the Panola County Sheriff's Department effective Aug. 5, 2017 at the rate of $15.99 per hour
To record a change in status of employment for Clarissa Monreal from part-time Deputy Clerk with the Panola County Tax Office to Criminal Clerk in the Panola County Justice of the Peace Pcts. 1 and 4 Office effecitve Aug. 21, 2017 at the rate of $14.50 per hour
To record the employment of Rebecca Kise as Official Court Reporter for the County Court at Law effective Sept. 2, 2017 at the rate of $61,249.00 per year upon the successful completion of drug test and physical
Road and Bridge
To approve and record a request by AMP E. TX Gathering, LLC to place a 6.625" line within the right-of-way of Panola County Road #158
To approve and record a request by PetroQuest Energy, LLC to place a 10" Frac Water Line within the right-of-way of Panola County Road #455
To approve and record a request by Eastex Telephone Co-op to place a Boring 1 1/2" Inner Duct and Fiber Optic Line within the right-of-way of Panola County #326
To approve the minutes of the Commissioners Court meetings held during the month of July 2017
To record Statement of Officer and Oath of Office for Panola County Sheriff Deputy Courtney Brady
To ratify and record an authorization for cremation and disposition for Tammy L. Fleming, an indigent citizen of Panola County
To approve and record 2017 Budget Amendment No. 12
To record copy of Panola County Juvenile Probation Department proposed budget amendment #3 for fiscal year 2017; and to record the fiscal year 2018 proposed budget for the Panola Juvenile Probation Department, and to record written statement containing date, time and place said budget will be finalized and adopted.
To approve and record a request for attendance at a conference(s) form(s) for the following Panola County elected official(s)/employee(s): Panola County Justice of the Peace, Pct. 2 and 3 Toni Hughes; Panola County Justice of the Peace, Pct. 1 and 4 David A. Gray; Panola County Justice of the Peace, Pct. 2 and 3, Criminal Clerk Maria Hernandez; Panola County Constable, Pct. 2 and 3 Mitch Norton (2); Panola County Deputy Constable, Pct. 2 and 3 Charles Blue (2); Panola County Extension Agent Lee Dudley (2); Panola County Assistant Criminal District Attorney Danny Buck Davidson; Panola County Assistant Criminal District Attorney Katie Nielsen; Panola County Reserve Deputy Mitsy C. Owens; 123rd District Court Reporter Terri Hudson; and Panola County Agrilife Extension Agent Vickie Lacy.
To approve payment of current Panola County bills as prepared and submitted by the County Auditor
To discuss and act upon creating a temporary secretary position for Panola County District Attorney's Office for the period of Aug. 18 - Oct. 13, 2017 at the rate of $14.77 per hour
Presentation by Staci Killingsworth with Linebarger Attorneys at Law regarding disbursements of excess proceeds from tax sales
To discuss and act upon approving form for bids solicited for the purchase of items of food for the Panola County Detention Center
To discuss and act upon approving an engagement letter from Robinson and Payne, P.L.L.C for the Criminal District Attorney's Chapter 59 Asset Forfeiture Report for the period of Sept. 1, 2016 through Aug. 31, 2017.
To discuss and act upon approve the renewal of Panola County Road and Bridge Callsign Radio Service
To discuss and act upon approve 2018 Texas County and District Retirement System Proposed Plan and authorize County Judge to sign and submit appropriate authorizations
To discuss and act upon approving an order of general election for Nov. 7, 2017
To discuss and act upon approving a Consent to Assignment of Contracts between Bryan and Bryan Asphalt, LLC and Panola County
To discuss and act upon approving a Verizon Wireless Customer Agreement through DIR Contract No. DIR-TSO-3415 between Cellco Partnership d/b/a/ Verizon Wireless and Panola County
To discuss and act upon approving a proposal from Jeff O'Neal to replace tin, c-channel, and ridge metal at the Panola County Airport-Sharpe Field
To discuss and act upon moving the polling place for Voting Precinct #27 from Bethlehem Baptist Church to the Turner Alumni Center
To reconvene at 9:30 a.m. and hold a public hearing on lowering the speed limit on Panola County Road #184
To discuss and act upon adopting Order 2017-10 setting the speed limit on Panola County Road 184
The Carthage City Commission will hold a regular meeting on Monday, Aug. 14 at 5 p.m. at Carthage City Hall.
Call to Order
Approval of Minutes of the July 24, 2017 meeting
Public Hearing and Possible Adoption of Ordinance 2017-03
REZONING AMENDMENT OF 606 WEST SABINE STREET AND BEING LOT 4 OF BLOCK 63, OF THE CITY OF CARTHAGE OWNED BY RONNIE ENDSLEY RE-ZONED FROM SF-1 (SINGLE FAMILY DWELLING) TO GB-2 (GENERAL BUSINESS)
Submission and Approval of Carthage Economic Development Corporation budget for the Ensuing Fiscal Year 2017-2018
Submission and Approval of Carthage Improvement Corporation Budget for the Ensuing Fiscal Year 2017-2018
Submission of Budget and Set Public Hearing Date of August 28, 2017 for Approval of Budget for Ensuing Fiscal Year 2017-2018
Submission of Proposed Tax Rate
Paying of the Bills
Report from City Manager
A regular meeting of the Board of Trustees will be held at 6 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 14, 2017 in the Board Room of the Beckville ISD Administration Building.
Call to order
Discussion/action - Consider approval of consent agenda
b. Accounts payable
Discussion/action - Consider adoption of 2017 proposed M&O and I&S tax rates
Discussion/action - Consider approval of date for budget workshop and public meeting on proposed budget and tax rate
Discussion/action - Consider option 3 contract for reducing the student attendance wealth for the 2017-2018 school year
Discussion/action - Hear administrative reports
a. Personnel issues
b. Curriculum and instruction
Executive session - Consider personnel matters with regard to confirmation of hiring/employing professional personnel, resignations, assignments and complaints done under government code 551.074. Consider resignation and hiring of teachers.
Discussion/action - Consider items discussed in executive session
District No. 1
A regular meeting of the Board of Fire Commissioners Services District No. 1 will be held on Aug. 15 hosted by the Woods VFD and held at the main station just off US Hwy 59 South in the Woods Community, Panola Co. at 7 p.m.
Call to order/establish a quorum and open the meeting
Read, change and approve minutes from the July 18, 2017 regular meeting
Comments or suggestions from the audience
Update and discussion on the review/audits of hte individual VFD's books and records by Robinson and Payne CPA's. Also approve audit reports if appropriate.
Discuss and take action as needed regarding the upcoming insurance renewal options
Discuss and consider options related to VFD's request to set up a retirement plan for Volunteers
Update and discussion and take action as needed on the new truck for Beckville VFD
Discuss and adopt the 2018 budget
Discuss and adopt the preliminary tax rate and set the meeting date for the formal adoption of the tax rate for the upcoming property tax billing season in October
Discuss and update on items that may be needed or related to calling na election so the voters of the PCESD#1 can alter the tarate for the district
Discuss and approve paying of the monthly bills
Discuss and approve monthly financial statements
City of Beckville
A regular meeting of the City of Beckville will be Monday, Aug. 14 at 7 p.m. in the City Hall at Beckville, Texas.
Approval of minutes
Approval of bills
Discuss 2017 proposed tax rate
Discuss water-sewer-garbage rates
Discuss and authorize a council member to be new signatory at Panola National Bank
Approval of new charitable solicitation permits
Elysian Fields ISD
A regular meeting of the Board of Trustees will be held on Aug. 14, 2017 at 6 p.m. in the Board Room at the Administration Building.
Call to order
Discussion/action - approve minutes of regular meeting held on July 10, 2017
e. Curriculum and Instruction
1. Hear a report on STARR (308) and EOC Test Results
1. Discuss the 2017-2018 proposed budget and tax rate
2. Approve the proposed 2017 tax rate
3. Announce the date and time for the public meeting to discuss the budget and proposed tax rate for the 2017-2018 school
4. Award milk and fuel bids for the 2017-2018 school year
5. Discuss/approve budget amendments
g. School Governance
1. Discuss/approve TASB local updates
2. Discuss/approve 2017 TASB Student Code of Conduct
h. Community relations
I. Executive session - Items in executive session may be discussed with the school's attorney
3. Real property - Done under government sections 551.071, 551.072 and 551.074
Discussion/action - Consider items discussed in executive session