Denton County Commissioners Court encourages residents to wear face coverings

Denton County Commissioners Court is encouraging residents to wear face coverings. Denton County is currently experiencing an increasing number of positive laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 “As the rate of positivity increases for COVID-19 in Denton County, we believe it is important that residents follow several basic health guidelines that will help keep everyone safer,” said … Continue reading Denton County Commissioners Court encourages residents to wear face coverings

Confederate Memorial removed Thursday from Courthouse-on-the-Square property and stored for relocation within the next year

Removal of the Confederate Memorial on the property around the Denton County Courthouse-on-the-Square began early Thursday morning and was completed in just under 10 hours. The Confederate Memorial, removed for public safety reasons, is now in county storage. In the coming months, the Denton County Courthouse-on-the-Square Art Committee will reconvene to review options on where … Continue reading Confederate Memorial removed Thursday from Courthouse-on-the-Square property and stored for relocation within the next year

Denton County OPEN offers $20 million in grants for businesses

June 18, 2020 ­– Denton County Commissioners Court is launching the second phase of a small business grant program at noon on Monday, June 22, 2020, through noon on Monday, July 6, 2020, to provide up to $50,000 grants to Denton County businesses who have been negatively financially impacted during the COVID-19 pandemic. “The Denton … Continue reading Denton County OPEN offers $20 million in grants for businesses

Texas Historical Commission unanimously approves State Antiquities permit application from Denton County

The Texas Historical Commission unanimously approves the state antiquities permit application submitted by the Denton County Commissioners Court following the Court’s emergency meeting on Thursday to draft a resolution as requested by the Commission. The state antiquities permit application was submitted last week after Commissioners Court unanimously agreed to remove and relocate the Confederate Memorial … Continue reading Texas Historical Commission unanimously approves State Antiquities permit application from Denton County

County Commissioners, Art Committee jointly agree to relocate Confederate Memorial

June 9, 2020 – The Denton County Courthouse-on-the-Square Art Committee and the Denton County Commissioners Court have made a joint decision to remove and relocate the Confederate Memorial from its current location at the Courthouse-on-the-Square to be retained and re-interpreted for educational and historical purposes at another Denton County location under the direction of the … Continue reading County Commissioners, Art Committee jointly agree to relocate Confederate Memorial