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Shelby County Commissioners' Court meeting notes

The Shelby County Commissioners' Court convened yesterday to discuss and consider action for items on the agenda. Mrs. Shirley Shofner addressed the court in regards to the elementary school remodel proposal and probation department roof repair proposal. She informed the court that while the old elementary school is not a historical landmark, the school should not be torn down. As a part of Center history, the school should be remodeled. However, no action was taken. Timpson Mayor, Debra Smith, addressed the court concerning nuisance abatement on property #11388. The Mayor is looking to obtain bids in order to sell the property to a private individual so it can be cleaned up. The court then approved resolutions for the Texas Department of Transportation to repair bridges all over the county through the use of federal funds. Judge Rick Campbell then reviewed bids that had been submitted for Timpson property # R11480 and # R11482 located in the John Foster Survey. Upon recommendation of the court, the bids submitted by Henry L. Cruz were accepted for $501 each. The court then reviewed and accepted bid for gravel, gas and janitorial services. R&D Distributing was awarded the bid for gravel, Off Road Diesel was awarded the bid for fuel. No bid was submitted for tires. While Jo Stone’s $2500 bid for janitorial services wasn't the lowest bid submitted, the court decided to accept her bid since she already working for the county and for the fact that she was in attendance which allowed the commissioner’s to reemphasize their expectations per the contract. The final item for discussion was concerning the one-year contract with ACE EMS to be the primary for 911 calls within the county with the exception of the Timpson area. The commissioners accepted the contact and noted that the contract could be renewed for another year unless there was a breach of contract. The court then Adjourned at 10:23am.

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