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Posted on: February 14, 2012

[ARCHIVED] HIDALGO COUNTY TO HOLD PUBLIC MEETINGS ON COURTHOUSE MASTER PLAN

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The Hidalgo County Courthouse Master Plan Committee will host four public meetings during the month of February. These public meetings, “A Special Evening of History and Vision,” will be an opportunity for Hidalgo County residents to offer their input on the committee’s findings and recommendations that will guide the development of a proposed new County Courthouse.

Appointed by Hidalgo County Commissioners’ Court last year, the committee was tasked with a directive to identify and address the spatial and functional needs of the current facility and develop to ensure the County is prepared to accommodate projected growth for the future.

“We want to emphasize to the public the need for a new Courthouse,” said County Judge Ramon Garcia. “Together, with the committee’s guidance and the public’s input, our County leadership can work towards being able to finance this project within our means and not have to burden our taxpayer,” Garcia continued.

These meetings are a chance for residents to be a part of history and contribute to a vision for the future of the Hidalgo County Courthouse. Refreshments will be provided. All media and the public are encouraged to attend. For more information, please see attached flyer.

DETAILS:

Thursday, February 16, 2012
6:00 pm
Precinct 3
724 N. Breyfogle, Mission, Texas

Monday, February 20, 2012
6:00 pm
Precinct 1
Mercedes Civic Center
530 E. 2nd St., Mercedes, Texas

Wednesday, February 22, 2012
6:00 pm
Precinct 2
San Juan Community Resource Center
509 E. Earling, San Juan, Texas

Thursday, February 23, 2012
6:00 pm
Precinct 4
1051 Doolittle Road, Edinburg, Texas

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