Comal County Commissioners will consider approving several change orders associated with the county jail project and several routine measures when they meet at 8:30 a.m. Thursday in Commissioners Courtroom, 100 Main Plaza in New Braunfels.

Commissioners will consider approving $282,085 in change orders associated with the jail, which Yates/Sundt Joint Venture is constructing at the corner of South Water Lane and Interstate 35 and scheduled for completion this November. If approved, seven of eight orders totaling $267,208 will be subtracted from the county’s $2.471 million contingency, leaving $2.016 million in its fund. 

Commissioners on Thursday will again present C. Herb Skoog with a proclamation honoring him as the 2019 recipient of the Comal County Historical Commission’s Frederick Frueholz Jr. Historic Preservation Award. Skoog was ill and missed the original presentation on May 23.

Also Thursday, commissioners will consider approving:

• Temporary closures of various county roads connected to Farm-to-Market Road 2673 in Startzville between 10:45 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. for the city’s annual Fourth of July Parade sponsored by Startz Memorial VFW Post 8800.

• Amended plats combining lots in portions of Canyon Lake Village West and Eagles Peak Ranch subdivisions.

• Waiving county subdivision regulations in a plat revision revising ownership of water wells between Cypress Creek Water Supply Corp. and Cypress Cove Maintenance Association.

• Appointment of County Treasurer Renee Couch as delegate to the 2019 National Association of Counties’ annual conference. 

• A Texas Judicial Commission on Mental Health grant application for $60,000 to fund county subscription fees for a software-secure collaboration platform.

• Line-item budget transfers totaling $82,000 for road and bridge department expenses and $4,500 for bullet proof vests for jail officers.

Thursday’s meeting will be live streamed to the public. To access the video and this week’s agenda, visit


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