At their regular meeting on April 12, County Commissioners opted to move early voting from the County Courthouse in Johnson City to the Conference Room of the new Blanco County Annex. Early voting from now on will be held in Room 108 adjacent to the County Clerk’s office at 101 E. Cypress, Johnson City.
Commissioners approved holding an official Open House for the new County Annex Building on April 26 from 4 to 7 p.m. Announcements will be posted in local media outlets.
The burn ban for Blanco County has been extended another month to May 10.
Commissioners authorized Judge Guthrie to sign a contract to implement the NetData case management system for the Sheriff’s office. The original cost was to be $39,800 but NetData provided a multi-user discount to the County, bringing the total down to $27,200. It is proposed that personnel in the Sheriff’s Department be trained and the system to go online by the end of August. By the time the new Law Enforcement facility is completed, the system should be up and running. This is the case management system favored by the County Sheriff.
In other business, Commissioners gave authorization to advertise for bids for County bank depository; aggregate bids for paving in precincts 2 and 3; and paving oil bids for precincts 2 and 3.
Commissioners acknowledged continuing education credit for Commissioner Wood.
Commissioners authorized the County Judge to sign a one-year lease extension with the Texas Forest Service for office space in the old County Annex Building.