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Lamar County Commissioners Court Meeting At 9:00 Monday April 13

Based on guidance from federal, state, and local health officials and under the direction of orders issued by Texas Governor Gregg Abbott, until further notice, the Lamar County Commissioners’ Court will conduct all meetings utilizing telephonic and video-conference. It will be through www.zoom.us., and to join access with Meeting ID 103 214835. Face-to-face interactions between members of the public and public officials during these meetings will be suspended.

  1. Pledge of Allegiance to the U.S. Flag and the Texas Flag. — Brandon Bell, Lamar County Judge
  2. Discussion and action by Lamar County Commissioners Court to receive a briefing from Judge Bell regarding Coronavims (COVID-19). Preparations and status of governmental operations of the County in light of the COVID-19 pandemic; consider and take necessary action to protect the health, safety, and welfare of employees and citizens of Lamar County as a result thereof. – Ms. Gina Prestridge, Executive Director, Paris-Lamar County Health District; Mr. Mark Lueke, Lead Clinical Epidemiologist; Paris-Lamar County Health District; Brandon Bell, Lamar County Judge
  3. Discussion and/or action regarding Lamar County Commissioners’ Court to seek the Court’s approval to extend the date on Judge Bell’s Order dated March 19, 2020, to “Declared a Local State of Disaster for Lamar County, Texas,” to coincide with Governor Abbott’s Executive Order GA-14, (statewide), which will expire on April 30, 2020. Currently, Judge Bell’s Order is set to expire on April 25, 2020. —Brandon Bell, Lamar County Judge
  4. Regarding the Lamar County Commissioners Court does hereby recognize and extend sincere appreciation to Ron W. Byers for almost forty years of faithful service and dedication as a public servant and further expresses best wishes on his retirement, by approval of Proclamation No. P2020-004. — Brandon Bell, Lamar County Judge
  5. Discussion and/or action regarding Lamar County Commissioners’ Court to receive the County Treasurer’s monthly report for the months of December 2019, January & February 2020. — Nicki Bridgers, Lamar County Treasurer
  6. Discussion and action regarding Lamar County Commissioners’ Court receiving into the minutes a copy of the executed copy between Lamar County and G.S.E. Twelve, L.L.C. the ‘Modification to Tax Abatement Agreement’, dated April 2, 2019, relating to the Impact Solar Project.

In general, the amendment to the December 11, 2018 Tax Abatement Agreement is a modification of the Reinvestment Zone for the additional tract of land composed of an approximately 33.5-acre tract of land located in the southeast portion of Lamar County, South of The City of Deport, Texas, for constructing a 250-megawatt solar electric fan, project name “Impact Solar,” — Brandon Bell, Lamar County Judge

  1. Discussion and action by the Lamar County Commissioners’ Court receiving into the minutes a copy of the executed copy between Lamar County and Aequs Aero Machine, Inc., (the successor in interest to T & K Machine, Inc.) the “Agreement to Terminate” Tax Abatement Agreement dated November 26, 2012. Commissioners’ Court approved to terminated this agreement on January 13, 2020. – Brandon Bell, Lamar County Judge. 
  2. By the Lamar County Commissioners’ Court receiving an update and status report on repairs and needed repair, in the Courthouse and other County property. The item contemplates Lamar County Commissioners’ taking reasonable action as necessary to repair and maintain County property. — Keny Washington, Maintenance/Building Superintendent; Brandon Bell, Lamar County Judge
  3. Discussion and action regarding Lamar County Commissioners’ Court to consider moving the Commissioners’ Court meeting of Monday, May 25 to Tuesday, May 26, in observance of the Memorial Day Holiday. — Brandon Bell, Lamar County Judge
  4. Discussion and action by the Lamar County Commissioners’ Court to consider and take necessary action to amend Lamar County’s Human Resources policy related to the “Rules and Guidelines Governing the Management of the COVID-19 Outbreak” for Lamar County, to be compliant with recently enacted Federal Law. This policy shall be in effect for the remainder of 2020. Note: Commissioners’ Court originally approved this policy on March 23, 2020. -Kayla Hall, Lamar County Auditor
  5. Discussion and action regarding Lamar County Commissioners’ Court receiving the Lamar County Annual Financial Report for the year ending September 2019. — Kayla Hall, Lamar County Auditor
  6. Discussion and action by Lamar County Commissioners’ Court regarding line-item transfers for various offices. — Kayla Hall, Lamar County Auditor
  7. Approval of minutes. — Brandon Bell, Lamar County Judge