Commissioners turn their eyes to planning May elections

By Roxanne Thompson
Staff Writer
Now that Limestone County commissioners have completed plans for the March 6 primary elections, they plan to turn their attention at their Tuesday, Feb. 10, meeting to decisions for the May 5 city and school board elections.
The court will also address many other issues at the meeting, including approving some raise requests, approving contracts to house the inmates of other counties, hearing and approving reports from several sources, taking steps to apply for a grant to help pay for courthouse restorations, and making decisions on a multitude of other matters.
As for the May 5 election plans, the court is being asked to approve contracts to
• Conduct the Mexia ISD election.
• Lease election equipment to the cities of Groesbeck, Fairfield and Kosse; to Groesbeck ISD, and to Wortham and Wortham ISD for a joint election.
Also concerning the elections is a decision to move the Precinct 102 polling place to the Mary Helen Nance Community Center, which will fulfill the county’s compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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