2018 Court Report

Hidalgo County Court Report December 18, 2018

  • New courthouse law library dedicated to County Judge Ramon Garcia
  • Resolution in honor of Treasurer Norma G. Garcia
  • State video award presented to Public Affairs Multimedia Coordinator
  • New courthouse continues to progress
  • Commissioners Court approves 2019 bonds for current and newly Elected Officials
  • Commissioners Court approves ongoing funding for several museums
  • Commissioners Court approves four tax abatement agreements
  • Fire Marshal's office partners with five cities to provide Rural Emergency Services

Hidalgo County Court Report December 11, 2018

  • Commissioners Court awards $75,000 to Safe Haven for Kids
  • Resolution in honor of Israel "Buddy" Silva, Jr. for 40 years of public service to Hidalgo County
  • County Clerk's Office relocates departments

Hidalgo County Court December 4, 2018

  • Lady Spartans celebrate championship
  • Judge Juan R. Partida set to retire from bench
  • Commissioner Palacios honored for 8 years of service
  • In Brief ...

Hidalgo County Court November 20, 2018

  • Hidalgo County awards $100,000 to small businesses
  • Veterans Crisis Line is just a phone call away for Vets in need
  • Commissioners Court proclaims November as National Running Safety Month

Hidalgo County Court Report November 6, 2018

  • Commissioner Palacios receives community award for dedicated service to Precinct 4
  • Local subcontractors make up half of the companies working on the new courthouse as project remains on budget
  • First dentist from RGV to be recognized as Dentist of the Year
  • Proclamation declaring November 14 as World Diabetes Day to raise awareness of the disease
  • CSA's Roberto Ayala recognized for 34 years of service
  • New Food Bank RGV CEO Ron Meijerink introduced
  • Commissioners Court supports Resolution opposing the militarization of the U.S. Mexico Border

Hidalgo County Court Report October 30, 2018

  • County kickoff for United Way contribution begins in January
  • Delta Regional Reservoir Groundbreaking set for Wednesday
  • County offering vision services December 16-19
  • Commissioners Court holds Moment of Silence

Hidalgo County Court Report October 23, 2018

  • National Prescription Drug Take Back Day set for Saturday, Oct. 27
  • Commissioners Court honors Texas State Representative Oscar Longoria for outstanding achievement
  • First day of early voting totals more than double from 2014 Gubernatorial Election

Hidalgo County Court Report October 10, 2018

  • Commissioners Court supports anti-bullying efforts
  • Commissioners Court approves amendments made to subdivision rules
  • October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month
  • Break the Silence: Domestic Violence Awareness Month
  • Increase in voter registration and parking updates for voters and electioneers
  • Peer Support Day is a global celebration that offers mental health recovery support from peer providers

Hidalgo County Court Report September 25, 2018

  • County adopts 2019 budget with no tax increase
  • County needs a Level 1 trauma center: Closest center is over 240 miles away
  • Hidalgo County earns TAC Best Practices Award for nuisance abatement efforts  
  • Moment of Silence for Victims of the Alton Bus Crash

Hidalgo County Court Report September  20, 2018

  • Commissioners Court extends Declaration of Disaster for Hidalgo County

Hidalgo County Court Report September 18, 2018

  • Pardon our dust: Closner closed to through traffic at midnight
  • Remembering murder victims and their families
  • County encourages voter registration
  • Manufacturing Month celebrated in Hidalgo County
  • Tax report shows county growth
  • Bravo Zulu: "Well Done"
  • Moment of Silence : Stan Brock, RAM Founder 1936-2018

Hidalgo County Court Report September 4, 2018

  • Commissioners Court updates community on trash collection efforts
  • September is Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month
  • Pardon our dust: New Courthouse preconstruction underway

Hidalgo County Court Report August 28, 2018

  • Hidalgo declared a Purple Heart County as decorated Veterans are recognized for their service
  • Commissioners Court emphasizes the importance of mindfulness during Suicide Prevention Month
  • Tribute for Sen. John McCain
  • First responders, volunteers and community leaders recognized for support efforts during the June flood event

Hidalgo County Court Report August 14, 2018

  • County updates residents on parking changes during Courthouse construction phase
  • 4-H student leaders introduced in Commissioners Court
  • Hidalgo County budget workshop continues

Hidalgo County Report July 31, 2018

  • Courthouse construction set to begin
  • Senator Juan "Chuy" Hinojosa recognized on the Wall of County Judges
  • Pct. 4 to host public meeting for disaster relief victims
  • Budget workshop provides overview
  • Area Health Education Center to open in San Carlos

Hidalgo County Court Report July 17, 2018

  • New county courthouse nears completion of design and development
  • Anti-Human Trafficking Taskforce educates public on the dangers of human trafficking
  • Hidalgo County 2019 budget process underway
  • Drainage District team "The Walkaholics" win Walk Across Texas Challenge
  • County orders environmental cleaning in courthouse following two-day rain event

Hidalgo County Court Report July 3, 2018

  • Recovery efforts continue as county waits on Federal Disaster Declaration
  • Community Service Agency providing assistance to qualifying families affected by floods
  • Precinct 1 offices temporarily relocated due to flood damages
  • Newly appointed District Court Judge introduced to Commissioners Court

Hidalgo County Court Report June 28, 2018

  • Commissioners Court approves $500,000 for temporary positions due to flood relief

Hidalgo County Court Report June 19, 2018

  • Design development phase for New Courthouse nears completion
  • Sister Norma Pimentel honored for years of charitable work and service to her community
  • County Clerk's office relocates Vitals and Records

Hidalgo County Court Report June 11, 2018

  • Commissioners Court commends domestic workers by honoring local groups with a proclamation
  • Community groups support family unification of undocumented children and parents
  • Blue Tie Day celebrated in honor of Men's Health Awareness Month

Hidalgo County Court Report June 5, 2018

  • OEM Coordinator invites public to free hurricane preparedness fairs
  • County Clerk collections staffer earns statewide recognition
  • Food Bank RGV offers free monthly food distribution to qualifying seniors
  • County in good financial position to finance new courthouse
  • Commissioners Court honors two decorated members of the Armed Forces

Hidalgo County Court Report May 29, 2018

  • Commissioners Court applauds McAllen Health Challenge winners
  • Resolution honoring PSJA students Cruz Gomez and Diego Treviño
  • Pct. 4 partners with community organizations to host its first job fair
  • Healthy Meals Program keeps under-served county children thriving during summer months

Hidalgo County Court Report May 22, 2018

  • Women Together-Mujeres Unidas honored for 40 years of assisting victims of domestic abuse
  • Boot Camp inspires growth and second chances.Graduating cadets honored at Commissioners Court
  • Proclamation for Juneteenth Jubilee Day in recognition of the naming of Restlawn Cemetery

Hidalgo County Court Report May 15, 2018

  • County will move forward on financing the new courthouse without the City of Edinburg
  • Courthouse groundbreaking may be as early as Sept.
  • UTRGV's TTA team wins 15th Annual CME Group Trading Challenge in Chicago
  • Hidalgo County partners with the University of Health Science Center At Houston to provide outreach program activities
  • UTRGV Vaqueros 2018 National Collegiate Chess Team Champions
  • Broken cooling tower fan at aging courthouse

Hidalgo County Court Report May 8. 2018

  • Commissioners Court proclaims May as Elder Abuse Prevention Month and urges citizens to be informed
  • Hidalgo County approves resolution in favor of State Highway 68

Hidalgo County Court Report May 1, 2018

  • Hidalgo County joins lawsuit opposing citizenship question in 2020 Census
  • Head Start Nutrition Contest Winners announced
  • Hidalgo County to host 84th Annual South Texas County Judges and Commissioners Association in June
  • Don't forget to vote Saturday in your local entities elections
  • Motorcycle Awareness Month

Hidalgo County Court Report April 24, 2018

  • Direct Energy presents check to CSA for utility assistance program
  • Hidalgo County recognizes the importance of jury service
  • Pct. 4  Re-dedication and Ribbon Cutting for J.R. "Milo" Ponce Park April 29
  • Hidalgo County experiencing temporary email issues

Hidalgo County Court Report April 17, 2018

  • Hidalgo County joins multi-state lawsuit to block census from asking residents if they are citizens
  • Progress is underway for the new Hidalgo County Courthouse
  • April is National County Government Month
  • Hidalgo County receives recognition from the United Way of South Texas
  • Monica Sifuentes honored for her commitment to students in Weslaco
  • Local elections begin Monday

Hidalgo County Court Report April 10, 2018

  • County urges Congress to oppose citizenship question in 2020 Census
  • Commissioners Court approves Step and Grade
  • National Crime Victims’ Rights Week observed

Hidalgo County Court Report April 3, 2018

  • Hidalgo County is dedicated to serving the needs of young children
  • April is Fair Housing Month
  • Child Abuse Awareness & Prevention Month: We must do our part to protect children and reduce abuse and neglect
  • In memoriam

Hidalgo County Court Report March 27, 2018

  • Standardizing employee pay
  • School nutrition programs feed thousands of students daily
  • The 2018 Texas High School Women's Powerlifting Association State Championship Winners recognized in court
  • In memoriam

Hidalgo County Court Report March 20, 2018

  • New Courthouse schematic designs approved; cost estimates 3 percent under budget
  • Commissioners Court was treated to a taste of Mariachi Juvenil Azteca's award-winning performance
  • In Memoriam: William "Billy" Leo
  • Belinda Sagredo honored for 30 years of service to the county

Hidalgo County Court Report March 13, 2018

  • Commissioners Court approves CMAR contract with Morganti Texas, Inc. for new Courthouse
  • County hosts premier Emergency Responder training
  • Free, downloadable books, music and more is available via the County's e-Library program

Hidalgo County Court Report March 6, 2018

  • Election Day! Polls open until 7 p.m.
  • Courthouse Square update

Hidalgo County Court Report February 27, 2018

  • Commissioners Court honors  community organizations for selection to Walkability Action Institute
  • Aging roof cause for leak at Courthouse
  • Last day for early voting March 2

Hidalgo County Court Report February 20, 2018

  • Sheriff presents 2017 statistics
  • CMAR approved for new courthouse
  • DA raises awareness on teen dating violence prevention with Young Hearts Matter campaign
  • Veterans Services moves to new, larger offices. Ribbon cutting Friday
  • Elections update on early voting

Hidalgo County court Report February 6, 2018

  • Court honors Melden and Hunt, Inc. on 70th anniversary
  • Health Department receives national recognition as being prepared for any emergency
  • Precinct 4 holds ground breaking for major 10th St. expansion project Thursday at 10 a.m.
  • District Attorney's Office to submit new grant applications
  • PRIMARY ELECTION BEGINS: Vote at any site, countywide

Hidalgo County Court Report January 30, 2018

  • Court salutes Edinburg hometown hero with Proclamation in his honor
  • Delinquent tax collection report presented; tax sale set for Feb. 6
  • All-Hazards Conference to take place March 28-29
  • Hispanic Chamber of Commerce to host Senior Summit

Hidalgo County Court Report January 23, 2018

  • March Primary early voting sites
  • Fire Marshal Homero Garza appointed to second term
  • Pct. 4 Town Hall meetings set

Hidalgo County Court Report January 16, 2018

  • Commissioners Court in support of bipartisan solution to DACA
  • Court declares January as Human Trafficking Awareness Month
  • San Carlos resident appointed to Area Health Education Center Community Advisory Board
  • Early Voting locations approved
  • Precinct 4 to host town hall meeting Jan. 24

Hidalgo County Court Report January 9, 2018

  • Hidalgo County's Small Town Economic Development Grant
  • New emergency services facility to benefit San Carlos community
  • New Parks, Recreation, and Open Space Master Plan approved
  • New Hidalgo County Library System officers introduced at Commissioners Court