Government-Business

FEC lobby stays closed; district meetings cancelled

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Fayette Electric Cooperative is continuing to take every precaution in the fight against COVID-19 to protect its consumer-members and employees, who are critical to keeping the lights on, because concern for communities drives everything that Fayette Electric Cooperative does

TFB launches eminent domain assistance program

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Texas Farm Bureau (TFB) has launched an Eminent Domain Assistance Program to provide Texas private property owners more information about the eminent domain process.

Central Texas VA implements policies due to coronavirus

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The Central Texas Veterans Health Care System (CTVHCS) is taking extra precautions aimed at limiting COVID-19 exposure risk to veterans, employees, volunteers, and visitors. CTVHCS includes the following medical centers and outpatient clinics:

‘COVID-19 Guidance to Child Care Providers’ given by HHSC

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Based on state law, federal guidance and Gov. Abbott’s disaster declaration, the Texas Health & Human Services Commission (HHSC) has updated requirements for day care operations to assist them in protecting children in their care from COVID-19.

Extension assn. launches ‘Living Well Campaign’

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Fayette County Extension is taking part in the Living Well Campaign, which is being promoted by the Extension Association of Family & Consumer Sciences both at the national level as well as in Texas.

Fayette Appraisal District closes public access to office

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The Fayette County Appraisal District in La Grange has temporarily closed public access to the office, effective Friday, March 20 at 8 a.m. All individuals are encouraged to conduct business remotely by using the Fayette County Appraisal District’s website, fax, email or telephone.

Changes at Texas State Parks noted

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After careful evaluation of the ongoing public health situation, Texas State Parks began limiting park programming and closing public access to park headquarters, visitor centers and park stores on Thursday, March 19.

Courthouse Report

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155th District Court

Civil Court Cases Filed

•Civil Cases-Other (March 4)

Police Report

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Schulenburg Police Chief Troy Brenek reports that officers responded to 57 calls for service and two reportable incidents were investigated during the week of March 14-20.