Commissioners approve bid for Rector Road bridge project

Denton County Commissioners on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a $249,244 bid on the Rector Road Bridge Replacement Project to GRod Construction, LLC. The approval continues the process for the eventual reconstruction of the bridge on West Rector Road that has been closed for five months. Execution of a contract is the next step before … Continue reading Commissioners approve bid for Rector Road bridge project

Commissioners oppose Air Quality Standard Permit request

Denton County Commissioners unanimously approved a resolution Tuesday in opposition of a permit request to authorize a permanent concrete crusher at 5120 E. University Drive. The permit, submitted to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ), also requests a screener, two diesel engines and stockpiling areas at the location. Old shingles and tires were previously … Continue reading Commissioners oppose Air Quality Standard Permit request

Denton County approves agreement to install lights on Hickory Creek Road for public safety

Installation of new streetlights along Hickory Creek Road from Riverpass Drive to FM 1830 could begin soon after Denton County Commissioners on Tuesday approved an agreement with Oncor Electric Delivery Company, LLC. Adding 16 streetlights along the stretch of road that runs beside Hickory Creek is the latest in a series of steps by the … Continue reading Denton County approves agreement to install lights on Hickory Creek Road for public safety

Commissioners Court honors longtime CPS board members

Denton County Commissioners recently recognized several members of the Child Protective Services Board of Directors for their dedication to serving children in need across the county. Lorraine Perry, Gwen Gary, Joni Coker, Dr. Jennifer Martin, Dorothy J. Minter. Gwen Gary, Lorraine Perry, Jennifer Martin and Dorothy Minter have each dedicated more than 20 years of … Continue reading Commissioners Court honors longtime CPS board members

Denton County Public Health increases diabetes awareness

In a recent report to Denton County Commissioners Court, Joe Paul Gallo, Disease Control and Prevention Division Director at Denton County Public Health (DCPH) explained that diabetes is a growing epidemic that affects 14.2 percent of the adult population in Texas. ‚ÄúStudies show that more than one in three American adults have prediabetes, but 90 … Continue reading Denton County Public Health increases diabetes awareness