Commissioners approve FY18 County Audit, Burn Ban signs

Bailey County Commissioners Court met in regular session at 10 a.m. Monday, March 11, at the Courthouse.
Present were County Judge Sherri Harrison; Precinct 1 Commissioner Gary Don Gartin; Precinct 2 Commissioner Mike Slayden; Precinct 3 Commissioner Cody Black; Precinct 4 Commissioner Jim Daniel; and Deputy County Clerk Robin Dickerson, ex-officio clerk of Commissioners Court.
Slayden moved and Black seconded a motion to approve the minutes of the meetings on Feb. 25. Motion carried unanimously.
Daniel moved and Slayden seconded a motion to approve and order payment of county bills. Gartin abstained from West Texas Gas bills. Motion carried.
Black moved and Daniel seconded a motion to approve the County Treasurer’s Report for January 2019. Motion carried unanimously.
Departmental reports were reviewed, including the Andrews County Contract.
Gartin moved and Daniel seconded a motion to approve the following soil conservation worksheets in accordance with §201.151 of the Agriculture Code.
Pete Caswell $2,500
Motion carried unanimously.
Daniel moved and Slayden seconded a motion to authorize County Judge to take applications for County Depository. Sealed bids will be opened on Thursday, April 4.
Daniel moved and Gartin seconded a motion to purchase a 2019 John Deere motor grader for Precinct 4. Motion carried unanimously.
Black moved and Daniel seconded a motion to purchase a 2013 John Deere front end loader for Precinct 3. Motion carried unanimously.
Slayden moved and Gartin seconded a motion to approve TxDOT placing “Burn Ban in Effect” signs at the county lines. Motion carried unanimously.
Commissioners discussed and considered giving county employees a discount to rent the Coliseum. No action was taken.
Gartin moved and Slayden seconded a motion to approve Bond #72121985, $2,500 for Jackie Claborn, County Attorney. Motion carried unanimously.
Black moved and Slayden seconded a motion to approve FY18 County Audit as presented by John Merriss, Dosier, Pickens & Francis, LLC Certified Public Accountants. Motion carried unanimously.

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