Shady Shores Road project soon to be underway

Denton County Commissioners approved a professional services agreement with Halff Associates for engineering services for the Shady Shores Road project from Swisher Road to West Shady Shores Road. The $698,330 contract will include preliminary engineering services for schematic design, environmental studies, surveying and coordination with stakeholders and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for the … Continue reading Shady Shores Road project soon to be underway

‘Operation: Connecting Lives’ to help residents in long-term care facilities

Denton County Commissioners Court recently approved a $30,000 grant to Denton County MHMR to provide mental health services to residents in long-term care facilities through “Operation: Connecting Lives.” As part of this program, Denton County MHMR will purchase 45 iPads with cellular and Wi-Fi capabilities using Denton County CARES funds from the U.S. Department of … Continue reading ‘Operation: Connecting Lives’ to help residents in long-term care facilities

Tax relief for homeowners a priority for Denton County Commissioners Court

Tax relief for homeowners has been a priority as we continue to review our Denton County budgets each year.  Not only have we kept the county’s portion of property taxes low among taxing entities in Denton County, we also decreased the county’s tax rate to the lowest since 1986 at $0.225278 for the 2019-2020 fiscal … Continue reading Tax relief for homeowners a priority for Denton County Commissioners Court

From the desk of Denton County Judge Andy Eads – August 2020

On July 27, 2020, our Denton County Health Department issued a recommendation to Denton County superintendents, suggesting they consider delaying in-person instruction on campuses until Sept. 8. This was a recommendation only and not a mandate. While some in the public have asked us to close schools to in-person instruction, our county attorneys have correctly … Continue reading From the desk of Denton County Judge Andy Eads – August 2020

New Denton County CARES portal open for non-profit applications

Denton County and United Way of Denton County have collaborated to open a new COVID-19 grant application portal, which allows 501c3 organizations to apply for grants using specific guidelines set by the U.S. Department of Treasury under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (the “CARES Act”).   Earlier this year, the Denton County … Continue reading New Denton County CARES portal open for non-profit applications