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Edinburg, Texas 78539
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Hidalgo County Court Report for 9-4-2012

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Hidalgo County Commissioners' Court/Drainage District Board of Directors met in session on Tuesday, September 4, 2012 and considered agendas that included the following highlights:

HONORING CENTENARIAN MARIA G. VALLADARES

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Commissioners' Court and Maria G. Valladares' Family

Commissioners' Court recognized and honored Maria G. Valladares, who celebrated her 100th birthday in August.  County Judge Ramon Garcia noted that it is rare to celebrate the life of individuals whose wealth of experience and knowledge of Hidalgo County history is certainly worth recognizing.  Valladares' family was greatly honored with the recognition, which proclaimed to recognize Mrs. Valladares on the occasion of her 100th birthday.  

HONORING CAPTAIN KEN BAKER

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Captain Ken Baker and Local/State Law Enforcement Officials

Commissioners' Court approved a proclamation honoring and recognizing Captain Ken Baker as the longest active serving State Game Warden in the State of Texas, serving for 41 years. After graduating from the Texas Game Warden Academy at Texas A&M University in 1971, Baker was assigned to the Edinburg Area in Hidalgo County where he began his Game Warden duties in January of 1972. His many years of services in Hidalgo County were primarily to enforce the State Laws that pertained to its natural resources, boating traffic on the Rio Grande River, and providing assistance to other law enforcement agencies. Baker is currently serving as the Captain for the Rio Grande Valley District of Texas. Several Local and State Law Enforcement Officials were on-hand to speak about Captain Baker and his dedication to the State of Texas.

COURT APPROVES APPOINTMENT OF INTERN TO THE EXECUTIVE OFFICE


Commissioners' Court approved the appointment of volunteer intern, Kayleigh Garcia to the Executive Office. Garcia is currently completing her Master's in Public Administration at the University of Texas-Pan American. She is also actively involved in politics serving as: Regional Director Chair at Texas Young Democrats, Secretary/Treasurer at Minority Caucus of the Young Democrats of America, and South Central Region Representative at Young Democrats of America Women's Caucus. 


 
The next meeting of Commissioners' Court is scheduled for Tuesday, 9/11/2012. 

Commissioners’ Court is streamed live online when Court is in session (9:30 am on Tuesdays) at the ECN-12 live stream website at http://www.cityofedinburg.com/ecnlivestreaming.php. In case you missed it, you can watch the broadcast of Commissioners’ Court meetings on Tuesday night at 10:30 pm on KMBH-TV. To view a copy of the agenda and related backup documentation for this meeting, visit the county website at www.co.hidalgo.tx.us.

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For more information on Court Report or other Hidalgo County news, contact the Public Affairs Division at 956.292.7026 or via email at public.info@co.hidalgo.tx.us.


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Hidalgo County Commissioners' Court/Drainage District Board of Directors met in session on Tuesday, September 4, 2012 and considered agendas that included the following highlights:


HONORING CENTENARIAN MARIA G. VALLADARES

Commissioners' Court recognized and honored Maria G. Valladares, who celebrated her 100th birthday in August. County Judge Ramon Garcia noted that it is rare to celebrate the life of individuals whose wealth of experience and knowledge of Hidalgo County history is certainly worth recognizing. Valladares' family was greatly honored with the recognition, which proclaimed to recognize Mrs. Valladares on the occasion of her 100th birthday.

HONORING CAPTAIN KEN BAKER

Commissioners' Court approved a proclamation honoring and recognizing Captain Ken Baker as the longest active serving State Game Warden in the State of Texas, serving for 41 years. After graduating from the Texas Game Warden Academy at Texas A&M University in 1971, Baker was assigned to the Edinburg Area in Hidalgo County where he began his Game Warden duties in January of 1972. His many years of services in Hidalgo County were primarily to enforce the State Laws that pertained to its natural resources, boating traffic on the Rio Grande River, and providing assistance to other law enforcement agencies. Baker is currently serving as the Captain for the Rio Grande Valley District of Texas. Several Local and State Law Enforcement Officials were on-hand to speak about Captain Baker and his dedication to the State of Texas.


COURT APPROVES APPOINTMENT OF INTERN TO THE EXECUTIVE OFFICE

Commissioners' Court approved the appointment of volunteer intern, Kayleigh Garcia to the Executive Office. Garcia is currently completing her Master's in Public Administration at the University of Texas-Pan American. She is also actively involved in politics serving as: Regional Director Chair at Texas Young Democrats, Secretary/Treasurer at Minority Caucus of the Young Democrats of America, and South Central Region Representative at Young Democrats of America Women's Caucus.

The next meeting of Commissioners' Court is scheduled for Tuesday, 9/11/2012.

Commissioners’ Court is streamed live online when Court is in session (9:30 am on Tuesdays) at the ECN-12 live stream website at http://www.cityofedinburg.com/ecnlivestreaming.php [http://www.cityofedinburg.com/ecnlivestreaming.php] . In case you missed it, you can watch the broadcast of Commissioners’ Court meetings on Tuesday night at 10:30 pm on KMBH-TV. To view a copy of the agenda and related backup documentation for this meeting, visit the county website at www.co.hidalgo.tx.us [http://www.co.hidalgo.tx.us/admin/www.co.hidalgo.tx.us] .

Stay informed and updated on County news, programs, activities, and services through the use of our website and social media outlets. Please share this information with your colleagues, employees, family, friends, and all residents of Hidalgo County:

Like us on Facebook! www.facebook.com/hidalgocounty [http://www.facebook.com/hidalgocounty]

Follow us on Twitter! www.twitter.com/hidalgocounty [http://www.twitter.com/hidalgocounty]

Watch videos on Youtube! www.youtube.com/hidalgocountytx [http://www.youtube.com/hidalgocountytx]

View our photos! picasaweb.google.com/hidalgocounty

Stay informed via our
county website at www.co.hidalgo.tx.us [http://www.co.hidalgo.tx.us/]

Sign up to receive important notifications from Hidalgo County via email at www.co.hidalgo.tx.us/notifyme [http://www.co.hidalgo.tx.us/notifyme] .


For more information on Court Report or other Hidalgo County news, contact the Public Affairs Division at 956.292.7026 or via email at public.info@co.hidalgo.tx.us [mailto:] .

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Court Report for September 4, 2012.