Grayson County commissioners will put aside culverts, road bores and other issues Tuesday long enough to honor a 30-year County employee who plans to retire at the end of the month.
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For 20 years, Sherman Independent School District has had a policy stating that its top students will be given a $1,500 scholarship from the Board of Trustees. But this came as news to some Board members. At their Monday night policy review workshop, the Board heard that this policy has not been followed for some time.
Grayson College’s Board of Trustees will consider canceling the college’s Trustee election slated for November. The decision is expected to come when the Board meets at 6:45 p.m. Tuesday for its monthly meeting. The public is invited to attend. The meeting will take place at the Administrative Services Boardroom at the Denison campus.
The Grayson County Commissioners Court on Tuesday finalized the county budget and tax rate for next year, which had Sheriff J. Keith Gary, among others, smiling wide. Gary and his correction captain, Roger Braziel, attended the morning meeting to thank Judge Drue Bynum and other the other commissioners for buoying staff levels at the county jail.
Concluding its recent work on budgets for the 2015 fiscal year, the Denison City Council approved the budgets for the Denison Convention & Visitors Bureau and Denison Development Alliance during a regular meeting on Monday. The meeting signals the end of over two months of work on budgets for the city.
In an uncharacteristically brief meeting Monday evening, the Sherman Independent School District Board heard a handful of reports from the administration on the beginning of the school year.
The Sherman City Council on Monday put its final seal of approval on property tax rates for fiscal year 2015. The approved rate of 37.2 cents per $100 of valuation is two pennies higher than the 2014 effective rate of 35.2 cents, and will generate an estimated $992,000 in additional funds for the city.
BONHAM — The Fannin County Commissioners Court discussed a contract on Monday that District Attorney Richard Glaser signed, according to the Court, without their permission.
The Grayson County Regional Mobility Authority Board will meet at 10 a.m. Thursday at 5100 Airport Dr., in Denison. The Board will discuss an potential agreement with the Texas Department of Transportation Aviation for the 2015 Routine Airport Maintenance Program grant. Other items that will be considered include:
Grayson County commissioners have held a number of public meetings about the proposed budget and tax rate for 2015, and Tuesday, they will consider making both official.