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  1. Road closure update

    UPDATE: EAST BANKHEAD CLOSURES

    Read here for the latest update on the East Bankhead Roadway closures. Included is a detailed map showing road detours. Read on...
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    GOVERNOR ABBOTT EXPANDS BUSINESS OPENINGS IN TX, ANNOUNCES SURGE RESPONSE TEAMS TO COMBAT COVID-19

    On Tuesday, May 5th, Governor Abbott held a press conference announcing an Executive Order to expand openings of certain businesses. Read on...
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    COMMISSIONERS COURT APPROVES LETTER TO SEND TO GOVERNOR ABBOTT

    On April 30, 2020, the Commissioners Court approved and signed a letter to send to Governor Abbott asking for him to consider opening up all aspects of the economy. Read on...
  4. Open Texas Report

    GOVERNOR ABBOTT'S REPORT TO OPEN TEXAS - ISSUED APRIL 27, 2020

    Gov Abbott has just announced that Texas will reopen in three phases. His plan is consistent with the protocols and guidance put forth by the White House and the CDC. Read on...
  5. Press Release

    TEXAS NEIGHBORHOOD SERVICES ANNOUNCES FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR THOSE IMPACTED BY COVID-19

    The Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs approved contracts for Texas Neighborhood Services to provide additional assistance to individuals and families impacted by the COVID-19 shutdown. Read on...
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    COUNTY JUDGE ANNOUNCES FORMATION OF COVID-19 TASK FORCE

    County Judge Pat Deen announces the formation of a COVID-19 Task Force to combine resources in fighting this serious virus. Read on...
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    COUNTY JUDGE SIGNS ORDER FOR COVID-TESTING REPORTING

    On Thursday, April 9, 2020, County Judge Pat Deen signed an order for all Parker County physicians, public, private and commercials labs and medical facilities to report the number of COVID-19 tests being conducted. Read on...
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    FIRST AMENDED DECLARATION OF LOCAL DISASTER DUE TO PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY

    On Monday, March 23, 2020, Commissioners Court passed an Amended Declaration of Local Disaster Due to Public Health Emergency. Read on...
  9. Press Release Public Health Coronavirus

    PARKER COUNTY PARTICIPATES WITH GOVERNOR GREG ABBOTT'S OFFICE ON PUBLIC HEALTH UPDATE

    On March 12th, Parker County Judge Pat Deen and Parker County Emergency Management Coordinator Sean Hughes participated in a conference call hosted by Governor Greg Abbott regarding COVID-19 Coronavirus. Read on...
  10. SEVERE WEATHER PREPAREDNESS SAFETY TIPS

    SEVERE WEATHER SAFETY TIPS

    Spring is just around the corner which means it is time to prepare for possible severe weather. Although Texas does not have an official start of a severe weather season, possible severe weather can strike at any time, especially during our peak season. Read on...
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    TRANSPORTATION TOWN HALL MEETING & PRESENTATION

    The second Transportation Town Hall meeting was held to discuss the county’s updated thoroughfare plan and existing transportation infrastructure. This was a continued conversation regarding the plan to prepare the county for long-term growth. Read on...
  12. PARKER COUNTY ADOPTS BUDGET AND TAX RATE FOR 2019-2020 FISCAL YEAR

    PARKER COUNTY ADOPTED A TAX RATE THAT WILL RAISE MORE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS THAN LAST YEAR'S TAX RATE. Read on...
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    MAKE SURE THE PROPERTY YOU ARE BUYING IS NOT IN A FLOODPLAIN

    With the rapid growth Parker County is experiencing, Parker County Floodplain Coordinator Ryen Mowrey has an important reminder for those looking to purchase or develop land. Read on...
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    FM 51 RECONSTRUCTION PROJECT BEGINS MONDAY, JUNE 24

    June 18, 2019 WEATHERFORD – Weather permitting, work will begin on the FM 51 project Monday, June 24. Blythe Construction will begin work at the Clear Fork Trinity River Bridge and proceed south. Read on...
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    PAY TRAFFIC TICKETS ONLINE

    Parker County has a new online traffic ticket payment process.
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