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Commissioners Approve 2014 Holiday Schedule; Accept Official Bond for Hollis Boatright
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 • Posted October 24, 2013

The Blanco County Commissioners Court conducted a Special Meeting on Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013 at 9 a.m. in the Commissioners Courtroom of the Blanco County Courthouse in Johnson City, Texas. All four County Commissioners and Blanco County Judge Bill Guthrie attended the meeting.

The minutes of the Regular Meeting held at 9 a.m. on October 8th, 2013 were read by Blanco County Clerk Karen Newman. Karen Newman also read the minutes of the Special Workshop Meeting held at 10 a.m. on October 8th, 2013. Blanco County Commissioner Chris Liesmann gave a motion to accept the minutes as read, and County Commissioner Paul Granberg seconded the motion. There was no discussion, and the motion carried.

Blanco County Judge Guthrie asked that the Commissioners Court consider the proposed holiday schedule for 2014. He told the Court that any questions would be answered, and there were no questions. Judge Guthrie called for a motion to accept the proposed 2014 holiday schedule, and a motion was made by Blanco County Commissioner John Wood. This motion was seconded by County Commissioner Liesmann.

Blanco County Commissioner Liesmann told the Commissioners Court, “in order to keep our [Western Counties VHF Trunking Radio System] system up to date we need to sign the services agreement between us and the City of Austin and Motorola.” The County Commissioners considered the authorization for the County Judge to sign the Services Agreement with Motorola for the Western Counties VHF Trunking Radio System. A motion for authorization was given by Blanco County Commissioner Liesmann and seconded by County Commissioner James Sultemeier. No discussion followed, and the motion carried.

Judge Guthrie asked that the Commissioners Court consider accepting the official bond for Hollis Boatright, Blanco County Tax Assessor/Collector. County Commissioner Granberg asked if the bond had expired and needed to be renewed. Judge Guthrie answered, “yes, it must be renewed yearly.” Blanco County Commissioner Granberg presented a motion to accept the official bond for Hollis Boatright, Blanco County Tax Assessor/Collector. Blanco County Commissioner Granberg’s motion was seconded by County Commissioner Wood. No discussion followed, and the action was approved by the Commissioners Court.

The Commissioners Court was asked by Judge Guthrie to consider approval of the outstanding bills in the amount of $176,551.11. A motion for approval of the outstanding bills was made by Blanco County Commissioner Sultemeier, and this motion was seconded by County Commissioner Granberg. Judge Guthrie asked if there was any discussion and there was none. Payment of the outstanding bills in the amount of $176,551.11 was approved by the Blanco County Commissioners Court.

At this time Judge Guthrie told the Commissioners Court if there was no other business to conduct the Special Meeting would adjourn. Blanco County Commissioner Liesmann gave the motion to adjourn, seconded by County Commissioner Granberg.

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