A newly impaneled Fannin County Grand Jury on Thursday handed down 30 true bills while passing one case on for further action in the next session on Feb. 18.
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HONEY GROVE — The Honey Grove City Council at a brief Monday meeting put no restrictions on where beer and wine can be sold for off-premise consumption as long as businesses have a license from the state.
The Fannin County Commissioners’ Court will receive a Covid-19 situation update and will revisit action to transfer bond supervision from the county to Fannin County Adult Probation when it meets at 9 a.m. Tuesday.
Fannin County is working on a transfer agreement to move Bond Supervision to Fannin County Adult Probation. After a second week of discussion, the county will seek feedback from Texas Association of Counties and others for an agreement.
Among the business handled by the Fannin County Commissioners’ Court on Tuesday was advancing to nominations for the Fannin County Courthouse Dedication Committee and approval of financial reports.
Fannin County commissioners approved the addition of two workers to man the phones at the county’s Covid Vaccine Call Center as Covid-19 surges and hospitalizations remain high. The county is receiving limited supplies of vaccine, according to the state.
Efforts may be underway to get a vaccine call center set up for Lamar County as residents seeking a vaccine overwhelm phone lines and email boxes. Providers are at the mercy of the state for allocations, and the state is focusing on metropolitan hubs.
Fannin County officials are considering transferring bond supervision from the county to Fannin County Adult Probation, which may better help the supervisor deal with an increasingly heavy caseload.
The meeting is physically closed to the public during the current Covid-19 case surge, but may be attended via Zoom at meeting ID 862 6636 1270.
Honey Grove City Council will tackle a relatively brief agenda when it meets at 6 p.m. Monday in City Hall, 633 N. 6th St.
Fannin County has established a hotline, dubbed the Fannin County Covid Vaccine Call Center, for county residents to be put on a list that will be provided to vaccine-providing facilities.
Fannin County commissioners will send a letter to various state officials opposing bills that aim to stop taxpayer-funded lobbying. The letter also supports for a resolution for an amendment to prohibit unfunded mandates.
Amid a Covid-19 surge and vaccination rollout, Fannin County established a hotline, dubbed the Fannin County Covid Vaccine Call Center, for county residents to be put on a list that will be provided to vaccine-providing facilities.
Three seats on the Honey Grove City Council are up for election this year. The first day to apply for a seat is Wednesday and the last will be Feb. 12.
Potential Honey Grove ISD Board of Trustees members may file their intention to run for a seat between Wednesday and Feb. 12.
The Honey Grove ISD Board of Trustees will approve the district’s order for election and a three-year contract for Superintendent Todd Morrison at their Monday meeting.
Although the Fannin County Commissioners’ Court will meet at 9 a.m. Tuesday, the meeting will be closed to an in-person audience due to Covid-19.
Fannin County Judge Randy Moore is again pleading with the public to recognize how stressed the area’s medical facilities are becoming as Covid-19 surges. Free testing will return to the county, and vaccinations have begun, he said.