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Debbie Gonzales Ingalsbe

Wednesday, May 19th, 2010

The List: Roads, trails Hays County wants in CAMPO master plan

In addition to keeping Texas 45 Southwest in the program, Hays County officials hope to add transportation projects totaling $473 million to the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization's 25-year master plan.

Wednesday, May 19th, 2010

Hays County commissioners ask CAMPO to keep SH 45 SW on the table

While fighting off Travis County's efforts to kill the awaited arterial into Austin, local leaders are seeking inclusion of $473 million in other transportation projects that include widening U.S. 290, Ranch Road 12, FM 150 and the...

Thursday, November 5th, 2009

Sanction raises political tension over Hays jail

The Texas Commission on Jail Standards this morning ordered Hays County officials to close the jail’s kitchen by Nov. 20, citing continued unsanitary conditions. The sanction set off a heated exchange among county officials over who is...

Thursday, November 5th, 2009

State agency shuts down Hays County jail kitchen

The Texas Commission Jail Standards this morning ordered Hays County officials to close the jail's kitchen by Nov. 20, citing continued unsanitary conditions.

Monday, October 19th, 2009

Commissioners proclaim 'Red Ribbon' week

The Hays County Commissioners Court last week declared the week of Oct. 17-23 as Red Ribbon Week. Red Ribbon week is a celebration of the life of Enrique "Kiki" Camarena Salazar, the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) operative...

Friday, October 16th, 2009

County hires builder for government center

After more than a decade of planning -- including a contentious site selection process and a late-hour scramble to drastically scale down plans -- Hays County commissioners this week chose a builder for the largest and most...

Thursday, July 9th, 2009

City honors Ingalsbe

The City of San Marcos recently gave Hays County Precinct 1 Commissioner Debbie Gonzales-Ingalsbe (D-San Marcos) its Outstanding Public Service Award for her presidency of the South Texas County Judges and Commissioners Association.

Wednesday, March 11th, 2009

County, hospitals hosting town meetings on healthcare

Seton Family of Hospitals, Central Texas Medical Center, CommuniCare Health Centers and the Hays County Health Coalition joining county officials for sessions that start March 16.

Tuesday, February 17th, 2009

Facing parks panel revolt, commissioners accept its ‘recommendations’

Faced with the threat of mass resignations from the Citizens Parks Advisory Board, the Hays County commissioners court today yielded to a range of the group's "recommendations" that its chairman told the court were not negotiable.

Tuesday, January 20th, 2009

Commissioners finish appointing shooting range committee

A proposal to build a firearm shooting range open to the public is picking up support as it makes its way through a citizens committee Hays County commissioners expanded on Tuesday.

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