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Austin County Sheriff’s Office Seeks To Add/Pay “Deputy Cadet” In Order To Attract More Personnel [VIDEO]

Austin County Sheriff’s Office Seeks To Add/Pay “Deputy Cadet” In Order To Attract More  [VIDEO]

The Austin County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the county’s permission to begin paying for cadet’s training at the police academy as well as pay for them for their time while they are in the academy. The Sheriff’s Office has expressed difficulty in finding and keeping qualified patrol staff to meet the necessary needs of the county.  This is why they are seeking this incentive be added in order to give them the additional tools to attract candidates. 

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Countywide Voting Deemed “Success” in Report To Commissioners Court [VIDEO]

Countywide Voting Deemed “Success” in Report To Commissioners Court

Countywide polling that took place for the Saturday, May 7th election was a success, especially considering this was its inaugural first try.  Election’s Official Kim Rinn at commissioner’s court on Monday expressed that she felt the election went well with the overall participation and feedback being overwhelmingly positive.

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Sealy City Charter Propositions For May Election Explained At City Council [VIDEO]

Sealy City Charter Propositions For May Election Explained At City Council [VIDEO]

The Charter Committee gave their presentation to the Sealy City Council on the Amendments to the city’s charter.  Five changes to the city charter are being recommended for the May Election (May 7th and early voting starts on April 25 at the Sealy Knights of the Columbus). This article has those amendments and what they mean to the community and the city.

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