Court of Commissioners Considering Vehicles for Sheriff’s Office, Tax Relief for Dairy Processing Plant | Local News

The Hunt County Commissioners Court intends to convene a special session this week, to deal with vehicles from the Hunt County Sheriff’s Office, and will meet before the end of the year to consider an abatement agreement fiscal for major economic development potential.

Sheriff Terry Jones is scheduled to address the Commissioners when they meet Tuesday at 10 a.m. in the Auxiliary Courtroom at 2700 Johnson Street in Greenville. The session will be open to the public and will also take place by telephone and / or videoconference and broadcast on

Jones is due to speak out on vehicle purchases for the Hunt County Sheriff’s Department, which is the only point of action specified for Tuesday’s meeting.

The commissioners are also scheduled to meet with County Civil Attorney Daniel Ray in executive session today under Texas Government Code 551.087, “regarding (1) business or financial information the government agency has received from” a business perspective that the government agency is seeking. locate, stay or expand on or near the territory of the government body that conducts development negotiations; (2) Deliberate the offer of a financial or other incentive to a business prospect.

The projects being reviewed by the commissioners, Mass and Diamond, are identified by code names as negotiations continue between county officials and the companies.

The Commissioners have met at least once before in executive session on both perspectives without any action being taken.

However, the commissioners announced on Wednesday that a public hearing was scheduled for the morning of December 28 regarding a proposed tax relief deal with HP Hood LLC (“HPH”) in relation to the development proposed by the company. ‘a property located on the corner of the state. Highway 66 and County Road 2100. The property, in Hunt County Reinvestment Area # 1, is proposed for a dairy and vegetable processing facility estimated to cost approximately $ 200-360 million to upgrade. of dollars.

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