Fannin County Commissioners Court appoints reinvestment zone committee members

Fannin County, Texas – All four commissioners were in attendance for a regular meeting held on Tuesday, December 14, 2021. Fannin County Judge Randy Moore was absent. Chief Commissioner Jerry Magness chaired.

The meeting opened with an invocation from Mark Posey, pastor of the Congregational Methodist Church, and the pledges were led by Major James Manis (retired).

Commissioner Magness acknowledged Herb Bristow, a mediation and litigation lawyer, for his participation in the meeting.


A brief update regarding the ongoing restoration of the 1888 Fannin County Courthouse included:


Complete earthworks finish grade of the interior square.

Mason ?? s finished the patching and all the masonry, demobilized.

The concrete started the sidewalks around the building.

Utilities have completed the installation of storm water inlets in landscaped areas, installation begins Monday.

Caulk the rest of the window trim.


Install solid surface window frames, wainscoting, cabinets and counters.

Specialty concrete team sand floors and sealant finish installed.

Painted courtroom finish and metal access staircase paint.

Install lighting and low voltage / data lines and termination.

Install metal ceiling panels and a grid system in courtroom ceilings.

Tested operation of the fire pump for fire systems.


The county clerk reported the amounts collected for November 2021.


The Fannin County Commissioners Court approved the treasurer’s financial report for November 2021, as well as the treasurer’s investment report for November 2021.


The Fannin County Commissioners’ Court adopted an agenda item calling for a public hearing on January 11, 2022 at 8:40 a.m. to hear comments regarding a zoning change request for Property # 83091; from the A&R district, from agriculture and animal husbandry to the single-family residential and rural district.


The Fannin County Commissioners Court approved the Fannin County Emergency Management Plan.


The Fannin County Commissioners Court has approved the Newly Rediscovered Commissioner’s Constituency Compliance Order under Chapter 42 of the Texas Election Code.


The Fannin County Commissioners Court approved payment of the bills.


The Fannin County Commissioners’ Court selected Feast On This as the caterer for the employee appreciation banquet and to approve additional funds for associated costs not to exceed $ 2,000.


The Fannin County Commissioners Court approved the renewal of the lease of the Precinct One dump trailer for 6 months at $ 500 per month.


The Fannin County Commissioners Court approved the rental of a Belly Dump trailer for Ward 4 for 6 months at $ 500 per month.


The Commissioners forwarded an item of the agenda to select members of the Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) in accordance with Senate Bill 476.


Fannin County Commissioners Court selected Fannin County Criminal District Attorney Richard Glazer, Fannin County Auditor Alicia Whipple, Fannin County PC. 3 Commissioner Jerry Magness and Fannin County Judge Randy Moore as the Fannin County Reinvestment Zone Committee.


The Fannin County Commissioners Tribunal met in executive session at 9:36 am to deliberate on the economic development negotiations; to deliberate on the offer of a financial or other incentive to a business prospect described in subsection (1); and Consultation with the lawyer – a closed meeting will be held under section 551.0725 for deliberation regarding contract negotiations where the deliberation in open meeting would adversely affect the interests of the county with a third party ?? regarding BT Block Storage, LLC and tax breaks.

The Fannin County Commissioners Court also held an executive session to deliberate on personnel matters relating to the appointment, employment, evaluation, reassignment, duties, discipline or termination of an official or d ‘an employee ; or (2) to hear a complaint or charge against an officer or employee.


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