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  • TAKE NOTICE that the Commissioners Court (the Court) of Bastrop County, Texas (the County), shall convene at 9:00 o’clock A.M. on the 12th day of April, 2021, at its regular meeting place in Bastrop County Courthouse, and, during such meeting, the Court will consider the passage of an order authorizing the issuance of certificates of obligation (the Certificates) in an amount not to exceed $9,610,000 for the purpose or purposes of paying contractual obligations of the County to be incurred for making permanent public improvements and for other public purposes, to-wit:  (1) construction and equipping of a County building on County purchased land in Bastrop, Texas; (2) technology and communication upgrades; (3) construction and improvement of County roads and bridges, including the acquisition of right-of-way and relocation of utilities; (4) acquisition of road maintenance equipment; (5) County Building Upgrades; and (6) payment for professional services relating to the design, construction, project management, and financing of the aforementioned projects.  The Certificates will be payable from the levy of an annual ad valorem tax, within the limitations prescribed by law, upon all taxable property within the County and from a lien on and pledge of certain of the net revenues derived from the housing of prisoners in the county jail.  In accordance with Section 271.049, as amended, Texas Local Government Code, (i) the current principal amount of all of the County outstanding public securities secured by and payable from ad valorem taxes is $41,043,000; (ii) the current combined principal and interest required to pay all of the County’s outstanding public securities secured by and payable from ad valorem taxes on time and in full is $49,843,655; (iii) the estimated combined principal and interest required to pay the Certificates to be authorized on time and in full is $13,106,000; (iv) the maximum interest rate for the Certificates may not exceed the maximum legal interest rate; and (v) the maximum maturity date of the Certificates to be authorized is August 15, 2041.  The Certificates are to be issued, and this notice is given, under and pursuant to the provisions of the Certificate of Obligation Act of 1971, as amended, Texas Local Government Code Section 271.041 through Section 271.064, and Section 361.052, as amended, Texas Local Government Code.
  • Public Hearing Notice- Bastrop County received a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG-DR) Disaster Program grant from the General Land Office for recovery from the 2011 Wildfires.  A public hearing has been called for 5:05 p.m. on January 20, 2021 via teleconference to review the program performance of the activities completed under this grant which will include an explanation of the actual use of the Community Development Block Grant Program funds and invite comments.  The County invites attendance of the public hearing either through video or by phone at the following: Video with Audio Link

Or Call in (Audio Only) 1-512-910-3522 Phone Conference ID: 452 041 669# 

 

For further information or assistance contact Carolyn Dill, P.E., County Engineer at (512) 581-7180.

 

-El Condado de Bastrop recibió una subvención del Programa de Desastres de la Oficina General de Tierras para la recuperación de los Incendios de 2011 Wildfires. Se ha convocado una audiencia pública para las 5:05 p.m. del 20 de enero de 2021 a través de la teleconferencia para revisar el desempeño del programa de las actividades completadas en virtud de esta subvención, que incluirá una explicación del uso real de los fondos del Programa de Subvenciones para Bloques de Desarrollo Comunitario e invitará a comentarios. El Condado invita a asistir a la audiencia pública ya sea a través de video o por teléfono a lo encima: 
Video con enlace de audio

O llamar (solo audio) 1-512-910-3522 ID de conferencia telefónica: 452 041 669# 

 

Para mas informacion en espanol, comuniquese con Carolyn Dill al (512) 581-7180.

 

 

 

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