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Tuesday, February 19th, 2013

Cobb swears in new Hays County Historical Commission

New and incumbent members of the Hays County Historical Commission were recently sworn to two-year terms by Hays County Judge Bert Cobb.

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

Commissioners welcome I-35 roadside assistance program

The Hays County Commissioners Court on Tuesday officially welcomed the Highway Emergency Response Operator program to Hays County.

Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

Commissioners lift burn ban in anticipation of rain

Nodding to recent rainfall, the Hays County Commissioners Court this morning lifted its outdoor burning ban, but warned that it could be re-imposed as soon as later this week.

Monday, December 31st, 2012

Cobb to officiate over swearing-in ceremony

The Hays County Commissioners Court will hold a ceremonial swearing-in for newly elected and re-elected county officials at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 2 at the Hays County Courthouse Commissioners Courtroom.

Thursday, November 8th, 2012

Hays hosting first briefing today on longterm road plan

The Hays County Commissioners Court has scheduled a series of open houses on a proposed long-range transportation plan, the first of which is this afternoon in San Marcos.

Monday, September 24th, 2012

Number of local West Nile cases climbs to seven

Local health officials have confirmed two cases of West Nile Fever, bringing to seven the total number of people in Hays County who are known to have fallen ill this summer with the mosquito-borne virus.

Thursday, August 23rd, 2012

Hays County holds the line on property tax under budget proposal

The Hays County Commissioners Court Tuesday made few changes to the county judge's proposed FY 2013 budget and set dates for public hearings on the tax rate and budget.

Friday, July 13th, 2012

Emergency burn ban expires in Hays County

An emergency ban on outdoor burning in Hays County expired on Thursday and County Judge Bert Cobb said it would remain lifted at least until next week's commissioners court session.

Tuesday, June 5th, 2012

Drought index rises but burn ban still lifted

The Hays County Commissioners Court decided not to impose a burn ban at its regular session June 5 but the window of opportunity for outdoor burning is sure to shut soon , County Judge Bert Cobb said.

Monday, January 16th, 2012

County to TxDOT: Hurry up road review process

The Hays County Commissioners Court has authorized County Judge Bert Cobb to sign and forward a letter to the Texas Department of Transportation urging that the state agency follow the requirements of Senate Bill 548 and House...

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