The Court also approved an interlocal agreement between Bell County, the City of Killeen and the City of Temple for the 2013 Byrne Justice Assistance Grant Program award. The $79,342 will be divided as follows: Bell County to receive $21,422 with the understanding that they will share funds with the Bell County Sheriff’s Department; the City of Killeen for $40,068; and the City of Temple for $17,852. The JAG Program, administered by BJA, is the leading source of Federal justice funding to State and local jurisdictions. The JAG Program provides States and local governments with critical funding necessary to support a range of program areas.
The Court also approved of an inter-agency agreement between the Education Service Center and Bell County until June 30, 2014, for the participation in the Multi-Regional Child Nutrition Cooperative Purchasing Program for the Bell County Juvenile Detention Center.
And finally, the outdoor burn ban was lifted due to rainfall.
Weekly Commissioners Court meetings are held at 9 a.m. each Monday at the Bell County Courthouse in Belton.