Meeting Previews for Saturday, April 22, 2017

Published Saturday, April 22, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Wise County commissioners Monday will consider issuing a letter of support for legislation regarding the creation of Wise County Municipal Utility District No. 4.

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Commissioners run through short agenda

Published Wednesday, April 12, 2017
By Kristen Tribe

Wise County commissioners Monday gave their nod of approval to pursuing legislation that would allow the district and county judges to appoint court bailiffs.

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Meeting Previews for Saturday, April 8, 2017

Published Saturday, April 8, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Wise County commissioners meet 9 a.m. Monday, April 10, in the third-floor conference room of the courthouse in Decatur.

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Sheriff’s office secures grants

Published Wednesday, April 5, 2017
By Kristen Tribe

Wise County commissioners last week approved two grant resolutions for the sheriff's office.

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Outside audit indicates county finances in order

Published Saturday, April 1, 2017
By Kristen Tribe

Outside auditor Snow Garrett Williams gave Wise County a clean report on its financial audit for fiscal year 2016.

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Meeting Previews for Saturday, March 25, 2017

Published Saturday, March 25, 2017
By Messenger Staff

The Decatur City Council will consider taking action Monday night on the second reading of an ordinance related to the sale of alcoholic beverages.

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Meeting Previews for Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Published Wednesday, March 22, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Alvord School Board meets 6 p.m. Thursday, March 23, in the administration building, 100 Mosley Lane, to discuss the district's proposed 2017-2018 calendar and district of innovation plans.

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Reserve constables deputized for pilot program

Published Saturday, March 18, 2017
By Racey Burden

Wise County commissioners Monday approved five reserve constables for Precinct 4, and as of Thursday, four had been deputized.

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County updates burn ban

Published Wednesday, March 15, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Commissioners Monday approved a revised burn ban as presented by Wise County Fire Marshal Chuck Beard.

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Committee to appoint college advisor

Published Wednesday, March 15, 2017
By Racey Burden

Commissioners Monday approved a committee to nominate a person to the Weatherford College advisory board.

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County seeks ways to improve internet connectivity

Published Saturday, February 18, 2017
By Kristen Tribe

Wise County is spearheading a study of local internet infrastructure.

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Meeting Previews for Saturday, February 11, 2017

Published Saturday, February 11, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Bridgeport City Council will meet at 6 p.m. Monday to discuss amending the city's zoning ordinance to establish a historic district overlay and the purchase of amenities for the city pool.

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Council of Governments marks 25th anniversary of 911 service

Published Saturday, January 28, 2017
By Kristen Tribe

The North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) and Wise County Sheriff's Office have partnered in 911 communications for 25 years.

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County looks into refinancing college bond

Published Saturday, January 28, 2017
By Kristen Tribe

Wise County is seeking to refinance the college lease revenue bond if possible.

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Reserve constable pilot program approved

Published Saturday, January 21, 2017
By Kristen Tribe

Precinct 4 Constable Kevin Huffman now has backup.

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Commissioners run through short agenda

Published Wednesday, January 11, 2017
By Kristen Tribe

Following the swearing in of elected officials last week, county commissioners had a brief meeting.

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County pursues better telecommunications

Published Saturday, December 24, 2016
By Kristen Tribe

Wise County commissioners Dec. 12 approved entering into a master service agreement with CenturyLink for fiber optic telecommunications.

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County to build dog training facility, firing range

Published Saturday, December 17, 2016
By Kristen Tribe

The United States Police K9 Association (USPCA) will hold regional trials and certification in Wise County March 27-April 1.

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Commissioners argue over plat fees

Published Wednesday, December 14, 2016
By Kristen Tribe

After a lengthy discussion Monday, county commissioners approved a preliminary plat fee of $100 per lot, but the decision wasn't unanimous.

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Citizens want private road maintained

Published Saturday, December 10, 2016
By Kristen Tribe

Road work dominated the discussion at Tuesday night's mobile commissioners meeting at Runaway Bay City Hall.

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