County may seek a grant for work on 1913 Courthouse Annex through item on Shelby County Commissioners' agenda

Shelby County Historical Commission requesting permission from the court to apply for a state grant

Among items on next week's Shelby County Commissioners' Court agenda is discussion and possible action on applying for a grant to the Texas Historical Commission for work on renovating the 1913 Shelby County Historical Annex Building.

The Shelby County Historical Commission is requesting permission from the county commissioners to submit and application to the state for a grant. Previous discussions have focused on the possibility of moving the Shelby County Museum from its present location at 230 Pecan Street to the 1913 Courthouse Annex if state funding can be secured.


Agenda for the meeting follows:

Notice is hereby given that a Special meeting of the Governing body of the Shelby County Commissioners’ Court will be held on the 16th day of January, 2019 at 9:30 a.m. in the Courtroom of the Shelby County Courthouse at 200 San Augustine Street, Center, Shelby County, Texas to deliberate and consider action on the following items:

  1. Approve and pay weekly expenses.


  1. Public comments on Agenda item.




  1. An executive session will be held for the purpose of consulting with the law firm of Flowers and Davis. This closed session is authorized by the Texas Open Meeting Act, Texas Government Code Section 551.071.


  1. Reopen Special meeting.


  1. Discuss and possibly make a decision on issues discussed in the Executive Session.


  1. SCHC request permission from Commissioner's Court to submit application for grant funding with the Texas Historical Commission for the Shelby County 1913 Historical Courthouse Annex Bldg.


  1. Discuss and possibly approve the Resolution in Opposition to Unfunded Mandates which when approved will be sent to Members of the Legislature


  1. Approve Draw Request Transmittal for GrantWorks Invoice No. 1 in the amount of $7,837.50.


  1. Adjourn.