2017 Court Report

  • Hidalgo County Court Report For 10-10-2017
    • Elections Update
    • Nearly 1,000 residents use the e-Library
    • 2016 audit: County is in good financial shape
  • Hidalgo County Court Report For 10-03-2017
    • Commissioners Court declares October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month
    • Moment of Silence 
    • Drainage District Board passes resolution for $4.5 million grant
    • Manufacturing Month initiates economic impact
    • Video on new courthouse presented at Commissioners Court
    • City of Pharr asks for letter of support for grant application
  • Hidalgo County Court Report For 09-26-2017
    • County pays $1 million support payment towards UTRGV School of Medicine
    • County departments work together during Jury Empanelment Process
    • Hidalgo County adopts 2018 Budget and lowers taxes
    • Food Bank RGV observes Hunger Action Month in September
  • Hidalgo County Court Report For 09-19-2017
    • September 25 Proclaimed National Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims
    • 50th anniversary of Hurricane Beulah 
    • Zika Action and Awareness Day is Saturday, Sept. 23
    • Hidalgo County collects over $258 million in taxes
    • County Budget to be adopted on Sept. 26
  • Hidalgo County Court Report For 09-12-2017
    • In remembrance of 9/11
    • Office of Emergency Management lends aid in Harvey relief efforts
    • September is Valley Voter Awareness Month
    • County gets nod for completion of TIDC monitoring review
  • Hidalgo County Court Report For 09-05-2017
    • Raising awareness on the fight against childhood cancer
    • Court moves closer to establishing a Hidalgo County Regional Foreign Trade Zone
    • Commissioners Court work on 2018 budget
    • County hires firms for litigation against possible opioids distributors
  • Hidalgo County Court Report For 08-29-2017
    • "No Refusal" Weekend crackdown on DUI/DWI begins Thursday
    • Office of Emergency Management praised for coordination of Hurricane Harvey prep
    • Overview of health insurance premiums discussed at county's fourth budget workshop
  • Hidalgo County Court Report For 08-22-2017
    • Commissioners Court supports Resolution in opposition of SB4
    • Commissioners Court brings back Precinct 5 Constable and JP offices 
    • Commissioners Court approves Resolution supporting efforts by Equal Voice Network in FEMA oversight and appeal process
    • e-Library offers free digital books to Hidalgo County residents
    • Hidalgo County 2018 budget process begins
  • Hidalgo County Court Report For 08-15-2017
    • Countywide polling approved for Nov. Constitutional Amendment Election; polls open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
    • HDR ranked number one for new courthouse
    • Planning presents workshop on subdivision regulations
    • County working towards a balanced budget while providing tax relief in 2018
    • Hidalgo County 2018 budget process begins
  • Hidalgo County Court Report For 08-08-2017
    • Tie-breaker between architectural firms competing for new courthouse project
    • New 4-H student leaders presented at Commissioners Court
  • Hidalgo County Court Report For 08-01-2017
    • Budget Workshop held prior to Commissioners Court
    • Commissioners Court supports UTRGV quest for border Center of Excellence
    • In Memoriam: Dr. Celestino Avila, Sr.
    • Remembering the brave men and women of the Military Order of the Purple Heart
    • Hidalgo County 2018 budget process begins
  • Hidalgo County Court Report For 07-25-2017
    • County approves contract with Jacobs for new courthouse
    • Figueroa brothers recognized at Commissioners Court for successful boxing careers
    • Elections department gets approval of wage increase for poll workers
    • La Joya native Aurora Cavazos turns 105 
    • Hidalgo County 2018 budget process begins
  • Hidalgo County Court Report For 07-11-2017
    • Court reconsiders negotiations for the Program Management Services for Courthouse
    • County Judge Ramon Garcia lauded for commitment to regional projects
    • Urban County accepting input on Citizen Participation Plan until July 17
    • Hart InterCivic Verity Voting Machines on display during Commissioners Court
  • Hidalgo County Court Report For 06-27-2017
    • Moment of silence in memory of Noe Hernandez
    • Drainage District: Commissioner Palacios receives community award for dedicated service to Precinct 4
    • Elections Department Hart Intercivic Open House
    • Urban County seeks input through a Fair Housing Survey
    • Free summer meals offered throughout Hidalgo County
    • Community Service Agency reports on 2017 utility assistance funding
    • New Precinct 1 logo unveiled at Commissioners Court
  • Hidalgo County Court Report For 06-13-2017
    • June 14 marks Flag Day, a salute to Old Glory
    • Dare to Prepare Fairs begin June 19
    • Court approves resolution transferring City of Alton duties to County Clerk
  • Hidalgo County Court Report For 05-30-2017
    • New team crowned Walk Across Texas champs
    • Hidalgo County Crime Stoppers celebrates 20th anniversary with unique partnership
    • Ernesto Cano honored for 32 years of service to Hidalgo County's District Clerk office
    • Advocating for a tobacco-free community
    • June is Home Ownership month
  • Hidalgo County Court Report For 05-30-2017
    • New team crowned Walk Across Texas champs
    • Hidalgo County Crime Stoppers celebrates 20th anniversary with unique partnership
    • Ernesto Cano honored for 32 years of service to Hidalgo County's District Clerk office
    • Advocating for a tobacco-free community
    • June is Home Ownership month
  • Hidalgo County Court Report For 05-16-2017
    • Elder Abuse Awareness Month proclaimed
    • Project will pick up and recycle dumped tires
    • Waitz Elementary visits Commissioners Court
    • Commissioners Court looking at lowering taxes
    • Motorists reminded to "Share the Road"
    • Head Start announces Nutrition Contest winners
  • Hidalgo County Court Report For 05-02-2017
    • House Bill 1598 establishes Disaster ID system
    • Community Action Month shines light on CSA
    • Resolution honors Progreso Red Ants Soccer Team
    • WIC pilot program will provide lunch to clients
    • Court moves to the second-ranked firm for the Program Management Services for Courthouse
    • Streetlights a success in neighborhoods targeted for the county's pilot program
    • Precinct 4 updates court on FEMA road projects
  • Hidalgo County Court Report For 04-18-2017
    • Hats off to Texas counties, celebrated in April!
    • April declared Sexual Assault Awareness Month
    • Elections Department requests approval to implement Voting Centers for the Nov. 7 election
    • A new District Court will help ease the caseload in 2021
    • Sheriff's Lieutenant Fidel Jasso recognized for 35 years of service to Hidalgo County
    • Resolution in honor of Sheriff's Detention Center Sergeant Oscar Martinez
    • Urban County celebrates CDBG Week and Fair Housing Month
    • April declared as Autism Awareness Month
  • Hidalgo County Court Report For 04-05-2017
    • Rosie Martinez named NOVA 2017 Honored Victim Advocate during National Crime Victims Week 
    • Head Start students visited Commissioners Court in advance of Week of the Young Child
    • Commissioners Court signs resolution in opposition of President Trump's proposed budget cuts impacting much-needed programs such as CSA
    • Court proclaims April as Child Abuse Awareness Month
    • Resolution in support of Congressman Vicente Gonzalez' Repatriate Our Patriates Bill
  • Hidalgo County Court Report For 03-21-2017
    • Elections Department gives update on upcoming May Elections and new Hart InterCivic Voting Machines
    • Texas A&M Agrilife Extension updates Commissioners Court with annual statistics and program information
    • Ruben Maldonado honored for his 30 years of service to the Hidalgo County Drainage District No.1
    • Commissioners Court approves resolution in support of the Big Brothers Big Sisters RGV program
    • Weslaco Fire Chief Antonio Lopez receives recognition for facilitating a medical counter measures exercise
    • Virginia Townsend honored by fellow members of the Objective Watchers of the Legal System
    • Court Declares March 2017 as Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month
  • Hidalgo County Court Report For 03-07-2017
    • Court at Law judges receive Commissioners Court support for new court
    • March 6 - 10 declared as National School Breakfast Week
    • Hidalgo County and City of McAllen hosting fifth annual South Texas All Hazards Conference
    • Fees Waived for All Delta Lake Park visitors 
    • "Walk of Crime Victims & Survivors" to be held on April 2
  • Hidalgo County Court Report For 02-21-2017
    • Hidalgo County participates in Texas Enterprise Zone Program (TEZP)
    • Sheriff J.E. Eddie Guerra presents State of the Sheriff's Office Address
    • Precinct 4 recognizes the Edinburg Leadership Class XXVIII
    • Health & Human Services supports upcoming "Together for our Health" event
    • Team "Office Pace" wins Walk Across Texas Challenge for the third time in a row 
    • Historical Marker Dedication Ceremony set for March 31
    • Community Service Agency receives donation from Texas Gas Service
  • Hidalgo County Court Report For 02-21-2017
    • February declared as National Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Young Hearts Matter Month
    • Commissioners Court proclaims support of the Children's Advocacy Center and its annual fundraising event
    • Commissioner Eduardo "Eddie" Cantu invites the community to the groundbreaking for a new youth center, which will house the Boys and Girls Club of Pharr
    • Commissioners Court approves purchase of new voting machines
    • An issue with aging equipment impacted Courthouse security
    • Pct. 4 employee honored for his years of dedicated service 
  • Hidalgo County Court Report For 01-24-2017
    • New initiative will provide grants to entrepreneurs and business owners from smaller communities
    • Longtime Edcouch-Elsa basketball coach honored for 1,000th career win
    • Hidalgo County opposes the creation of a 15th Court of Appeals by breaking up the current court
    • Love where you live; don't dump trash along roads and waterways
    • Power outage at aging county courthouse
    • Blood drive dates set: Donations help save lives
  • Hidalgo County Court Report For 01-10-2017
    • Commissioners Court gathers for first meeting of the New Year
    • UTRGV School of Medicine Class of 2020
    • Aging Hidalgo County Courthouse in need of continuous repairs
    • Update on Health and Human Services activities
    • Little Free Library donated to Precinct 2
    • Hidalgo County opposes state changes to current statutes related to court records
    • Contract for new elections equipment on hold