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Anna Bartkowski

Monday, December 27th, 2010

DRC report claims cost savings for Hays County

Officials for the Hays County Dispute Resolution Center (DRC) said in an annual report that they saved the county more than $105,000 for the year ending in September. The DRC said it covered its costs to the county, which came to about $65,000.

Tuesday, July 6th, 2010

Dispute resolution center faltering from lack of use

A dispute resolution center founded by Hays County last September to settle civil disputes involving small sums has been little used. Last week, Hays County commissioners expended another $10,000 to help ends meet.

Friday, June 11th, 2010

County to take RPTP bids and offer dispute resolution classes

Hays County officials have announced that they will take bids for work on the expansion of their Resources Protection, Planning and Transportation building project. The county also is offering dispute resolution classes.

Monday, February 1st, 2010

Hays Dispute Resolution Center opens Feb. 9

The Hays County Dispute Resolution Center will officially open the doors to its offices on February 9. The public is invited to learn more about the DRC’s operation and services while enjoying refreshments and meeting the mediators,...

Friday, January 29th, 2010

County to open dispute resolution office

The Hays County Dispute Resolution Center (DRC), approved last summer by the Hays County Commissioners Court, will officially open the doors to its offices on Feb. 9.

Thursday, October 8th, 2009

County contracts with ADR firm

Hays County Commissioners signed off on a program for alternative dispute resolution two weeks ago, giving low-income residents an inexpensive means for resolving civil disputes.

Tuesday, September 8th, 2009

County aims for dispute resolution system

Hays County residents may soon have quicker, less expensive and more flexible means of resolving family and civil disputes, even if the change isn’t universally embraced in the local legal profession. County Commissioners voted 4-1 last week...