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Posted on: June 30, 2016

PARKER COUNTY INCLUDED IN THIRD FEDERAL DISASTER DECLARATION

For the third time this year Parker County has been included in a Presidential Disaster Declaration, this time for the severe weather that led to flooding during the month of May.
Parker County residents who suffered damage or losses as a result of M...Read on...

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Posted on: June 27, 2016

SUMMARY OF COMMISSIONERS COURT MEETING - JUNE 27, 2016

• Approved and Executed Amendment #1 to the Komatsu Architect Contract, RFQ PC14-38 and authorized Komatsu Architects to proceed with documentation for the repair/replacement of the Parker County Courthouse Roof, Clock and Cupola project.

• Approved al...Read on...

Posted on: June 16, 2016

SUMMARY OF COMMISSIONERS COURT MEETING - JUNE 13, 2016

• Parker County Commissioners Court honored and recognized 12-year-old Christian McPherson with the 911 Kid Hero Award for his heroic action during a dog attack on his little sister.

• Parker County Commissioners Court welcomed new Agriculture Extensio...Read on...

Posted on: May 23, 2016

SUMMARY OF COMMISSIONERS COURT MEETING - MAY 23, 2016

• Development in Parker County continues to pick up pace with Commissioners Court approving a total of 11 plats, consisting of preliminary plats, final plats, construction and maintenance letters of credit and revisions of lots in already platted developm...Read on...

Posted on: May 19, 2016

COSS FAMILY ADOPTS COUNTY ROAD

Picture of Commissioner Peacock with the Coss Family for adopting a county road

Parker County Precinct 2 Commissioner Craig Peacock gratefully stands with members of the Coss Family who have adopted a 2.3 mile section of county roadway beginning at Murray Road and FM 51 to 1051 Carter Road for the next two years. The Coss Family memb...Read on...

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Posted on: April 15, 2016

TURN AROUND DON'T DROWN - A MESSAGE FROM PARKER COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

Heavy rains with the possibility of flooding are possible at any point in the year. Watch video for potentially life saving information.

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Posted on: March 18, 2016

MOSQUITO CONTROL TIPS TO REDUCE WEST NILE AND NOW ZIKA VIRUS

It is that time of the year with grass turning green, trees getting their leaves and flowers blooming, but warmer temperatures also means the return of the dreaded mosquito.
Parker County Emergency Management is joining Texas health officials in rais...Read on...

Posted on: May 9, 2016

SUMMARY OF COMMISSIONERS COURT MEETING - MAY 9, 2016

• Commissioners Court approved a new Adopt A County Road section by the Coss Family, beginning at Murray Road from 51 to 1051 Carter Road for 2 years in Precinct 2.

• Commissioners Court approved a new Adopt A County Road section by the Marbut Family, ...Read on...

Posted on: April 26, 2016

SUMMARY OF COMMISSIONERS COURT MEETING - APRIL 25, 2016

• Parker County granted permission to the Weatherford Chamber of Commerce for use of the Community Room in the county’s Downtown Annex for Peach Festival, continuing a long standing tie between the Peach Festival and the old First Financial Bank Building,...Read on...

Posted on: March 27, 2016

PARKER COUNTY AND MORNINGSTAR DEVELOPMENT ANNOUNCE AGREEMENT ON NEW COURTHOUSE ANNEX SITE

Parker County Judge Mark Riley and Precinct 4 Commissioner Steve Dugan today announced that the new Morningstar Development in East Parker County has agreed to donate land for a new courthouse annex site.
“On behalf of the citizens of Parker County...Read on...

Posted on: April 12, 2016

SUMMARY OF COMMISSIONERS COURT MEETING - APRIL 11, 2016

• County Judge Mark Riley told the court the expected saving from refinancing a bond issuance will total $7.6 million over the life of the bond and $424,000 in annual savings. In addition, the county’s bond rating was published showing it to remain at an ...Read on...

Posted on: March 29, 2016

PARKER COUNTY INCLUDED IN FEDERAL DISASTER DECLARATION

Damage from the March 7, 2016 tornado just east of Cool in Parker County has led to Parker County being declared for Individual Assistance in the Presidential Disaster Declaration.
Homeowners who experienced property loss from the tornado and severe ...Read on...

Posted on: March 29, 2016

SUMMARY OF COMMISSIONERS COURT MEETING - MARCH. 28, 2016

• Parker County Commissioners Court heard from Elections Administrator Don Markum in regards to what was described as an overwhelming success, that being the March 1, 2016 Primary Election. Voter turnout was high with voters now able to vote at any pollin...Read on...

Posted on: February 28, 2016

COMMISSIONERS COURT MEETINGS STREAMED LIVE ON COUNTY WEBSITE

Parker County Commissioners Court meetings are now available via live stream and archived for viewing by the public at the county’s website, www.parkercountytx.com.
Residents can click on the “Stream Commissioners Court” link on the left side of th...Read on...

Posted on: March 15, 2016

SUMMARY OF COMMISSIONERS COURT MEETING - MARCH. 14, 2016

• Parker County Commissioners Court designated April as Child Abuse Awareness month and approval to fly the Child Abuse Awareness Flag during the month at the Courthouse, including designating April 8, 2016 as Go Blue Day, which is the national day to rec...Read on...

Posted on: March 15, 2016

COMMISSIONERS COURT HEARS UPDATE ON NEW I-20 INTERCHANGE AT CENTERPOINT ROAD

Parker County Judge Mark Riley and consultants from Freese and Nichols updated the Parker County Commissioners Court on the construction of frontage roads and a new interchange at I-20 at Centerpoint Road at the court’s Monday, March 14, regular meeting...Read on...

Posted on: February 23, 2016

SUMMARY OF COMMISSIONERS COURT MEETING – FEB. 22, 2016

• Parker County Commissioners Court made a move to refinance a portion of the county’s transportation bond debt at their Monday, Feb. 22 meeting. Through discussion with George Williford of FirstSouthwest, a division of Hilltop Securities, the court agree...Read on...

Posted on: February 9, 2016

SUMMARY OF COMMISSIONERS COURT - FEB. 8, 2016

• Parker County Commissioners Court set April 2, 2016 as County Wide Clean Up Day.

• Recognized the Parker County Historical Commission and heard a report on their activities from Parker County Historical Commission Secretary and Liaison Jonelle Bartol...Read on...

Posted on: January 28, 2016

SUMMARY OF COMMISSIONERS COURT MEETING - JAN. 25, 2016

• Parker County Commissioners Court approved Order 16-05 set forth by the Texas Legislature permitting the sale of fireworks to the public for Texas Independence Day with a sales period from Feb. 25 – March 2, San Jacinto Day with a sales period from Apri...Read on...

Posted on: January 26, 2016

TWO STEPS, ONE STICKER PHASE 2 BEGINNING MARCH 1, 2016

Parker County is stepping up to assist customers during the second year of the “Two Steps, One Sticker” program for vehicle inspection and registration.

Beginning on March 1, 2016, the transition year ends, and vehicles will have one convenient expir...Read on...

Posted on: January 12, 2016

SUMMARY OF COMMISSIONERS COURT - JAN. 11-12, 2016

• Parker County Commissioners Court approved Order 16-04 relating to where firearms may be carried in Parker County Governmental Buildings if the person has a license to carry. See attached documents including order at bottom of story.

• Commissioners ...Read on...

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Posted on: December 14, 2015

SUMMARY OF COMMISSIONERS COURT - DEC. 14, 2015

• Parker County Commissioners Court voted to cast the county’s allotment of votes to Richard Barrett and Cody Lane.

• Authorized County Judge, County Attorney and County Auditor to sign closing documents on the First Financial Bank Building at 101 N Ma...Read on...

Posted on: December 1, 2015

PARKER COUNTY HISTORICAL COMMISSION UNVIELS NEW WEBSITE

Parker County’s Historical Commission now has a web presence providing a glimpse into the history of the county which was founded in 1855.
Visitors can get to the site at http://www.parkerchc.org “Our development committee consisting of Gloria ...Read on...

Posted on: November 25, 2015

SUMMARY OF COMMISSIONERS COURT - NOV. 23, 2015

• Parker County’s County Wide Vote Centers were a huge success with 31% of voters using a polling location outside of their precinct. There were 6,318 votes cast in the Nov. 3 election. In 2013’s November election there were 3,982 votes cast. The court vo...Read on...

Posted on: November 10, 2015

SUMMARY OF COMMISSIONERS COURT MEETING - NOVEMBER 9, 2015

• Parker County’s Commissioners Court, at Monday’s regular meeting, approved expanding the courthouse traffic study to include pedestrian safety with an eye towards finding solutions to the dangers that face pedestrians coming and going from the Parker Co...Read on...

Posted on: October 28, 2015

SUMMARY OF COMMISSIONERS COURT MEETING - OCTOBER 26, 2015

• Approved expansion of a traffic study for the East Loop to include traffic flow into and out of Weatherford along US 180 and FM 51 as well as the Courthouse Square.

• Authorized advertising for bids on Emergency Vehicle Equipment and Installation. ...Read on...

Posted on: April 18, 2011

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Posted on: October 28, 2011

WEBSITE PERSONALIZATION NOW AVAILABLE

By clicking “Log In” on the MyDashboard bar at the top of the screen, users may create a login for the site or use their Facebook profile to access MyDashboard. Once logged in, visitors can choose the modules, features and keywords that they’d like to see...Read on...

Posted on: January 2, 2015

VISIT THE PARKER COUNTY PHOTO GALLERY

Check out the Parker County Photo Gallery at the link below.

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