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06/21/16 - Bexar County awards $50,000 to small companies in startup competition 06/21/16 - Bexar County awards $50,000 to small companies in startup competition
06/21/2016 - Bexar County Public Works wins 4 awards for Trans. & Flood Control Projects 06/21/2016 - Bexar County Public Works wins 4 awards for Trans. & Flood Control Projects
Bexar County Public Works management and staff were recognized at Commissioners Court for being the recipient of four major awards by the Texas Public Works Association (TPWA).
06/07/2016 - Early Intervention Program receives grant from Temple Beth-El 06/07/2016 - Early Intervention Program receives grant from Temple Beth-El
05/18/16 - Reentry Services Center to serve recently released inmates 05/18/16 - Reentry Services Center to serve recently released inmates
05/17/16 - BiblioTech partners with Alamo Colleges to offer tech certification coursework 05/17/16 - BiblioTech partners with Alamo Colleges to offer tech certification coursework
05/04/16 - Nuestra Historia exhibit tells story of Spain in Bexar County 05/04/16 - Nuestra Historia exhibit tells story of Spain in Bexar County
04/21/16 - Symposium explores Spain's encounter with the New World 04/21/16 - Symposium explores Spain's encounter with the New World
04/13/16 - BiblioTech West hosts family-friendly festival for Fiesta 04/13/16 - BiblioTech West hosts family-friendly festival for Fiesta
04/06/16 - Artists wanted to Recover the Classics for digital collections 04/06/16 - Artists wanted to Recover the Classics for digital collections
04/05/16 - Bexar County partners with Lyft, Inc. to offer employee transportation benefit 04/05/16 - Bexar County partners with Lyft, Inc. to offer employee transportation benefit
03/31/16 - Bexar County awarded grant to help protect Joint Base San Antonio missions 03/31/16 - Bexar County awarded grant to help protect Joint Base San Antonio missions
03/03/16 - Applications open for Bexar County Arts Internship Program 03/03/16 - Applications open for Bexar County Arts Internship Program
02/26/16 - County Judge, Mayor call on employers to create experiential learning opportunities 02/26/16 - County Judge, Mayor call on employers to create experiential learning opportunities
2/09/16 - Get married at the Courthouse on Valentine's Day 2/09/16 - Get married at the Courthouse on Valentine's Day
2/09/16 - Bexar County Commissioners Court moving transportation projects forward 2/09/16 - Bexar County Commissioners Court moving transportation projects forward
2/09/16 - Lease agreement for third BiblioTech approved, library receives high praise from users 2/09/16 - Lease agreement for third BiblioTech approved, library receives high praise from users
2/02/16 - Bexar County joins citywide Job Shadow Day for high school students 2/02/16 - Bexar County joins citywide Job Shadow Day for high school students
12/29/15 - With no restrictions on the use of fireworks, fire marshal offers safety tips 12/29/15 - With no restrictions on the use of fireworks, fire marshal offers safety tips
12/21/15 - Alternate positions now open for Veterans Advisory Committee 12/21/15 - Alternate positions now open for Veterans Advisory Committee
12/15/15 - Bexar County, suburban cities form purchasing co-op 12/15/15 - Bexar County, suburban cities form purchasing co-op
12/14/15 - BiblioTech, Joint Base San Antonio partner to enhance military library services 12/14/15 - BiblioTech, Joint Base San Antonio partner to enhance military library services
12/04/15 - Specialty Court Conference presents national experts on therapeutic justice 12/04/15 - Specialty Court Conference presents national experts on therapeutic justice
12/01/15 - Veteran Service Event offers free help for vets, surviving dependents 12/01/15 - Veteran Service Event offers free help for vets, surviving dependents
11/19/15 - Four grants to aid juvenile justice programs 11/19/15 - Four grants to aid juvenile justice programs
11/18/15 - Commissioners Court, Sheriff take next steps to create patrol substations 11/18/15 - Commissioners Court, Sheriff take next steps to create patrol substations
11/10/15 - Commissioners approve preliminary points to purchase Toyota Field 11/10/15 - Commissioners approve preliminary points to purchase Toyota Field
11/04/15 - Free weddings for active duty military, veterans 11/04/15 - Free weddings for active duty military, veterans
11/03/15 - Tech Fuel competition to provide mentorship, economic development grants 11/03/15 - Tech Fuel competition to provide mentorship, economic development grants
10/20/15 - Nuestra Historia - Our History: Spain in Bexar County 10/20/15 - Nuestra Historia - Our History: Spain in Bexar County
10/17/15 - San Antonio celebrates World Heritage designation 10/17/15 - San Antonio celebrates World Heritage designation
10/07/15 - County marks World Mental Health day with free resource fair 10/07/15 - County marks World Mental Health day with free resource fair
10/06/15 - Bexar County Jury Services warns against phone scam 10/06/15 - Bexar County Jury Services warns against phone scam
09/21/15 - Tax assessor's queuing system eliminates lines 09/21/15 - Tax assessor's queuing system eliminates lines
09/15/15 - District Clerk Donna Kay McKinney attends legislative conference 09/15/15 - District Clerk Donna Kay McKinney attends legislative conference
09/01/15 - New County budget of $1.7 billion approved by Commissioners Court 09/01/15 - New County budget of $1.7 billion approved by Commissioners Court
08/18/15 - Proposed county budget maintains current tax rate 08/18/15 - Proposed county budget maintains current tax rate
08/18/15 - Bexar County is under a burn ban 08/18/15 - Bexar County is under a burn ban
08/12/15 - County collaborates to offer Techovate Battle 08/12/15 - County collaborates to offer Techovate Battle
07/24/15 - Bexar County to open second branch of BiblioTech on Saturday 07/24/15 - Bexar County to open second branch of BiblioTech on Saturday
06/24/15 - Fireworks sales begin today in unincoporated Bexar County 06/24/15 - Fireworks sales begin today in unincoporated Bexar County
06/09/15 - Sugar: You drink more than you think! 06/09/15 - Sugar: You drink more than you think!
06/08/15 - Grant will provide public defender to indigent mentally ill 06/08/15 - Grant will provide public defender to indigent mentally ill
05/28/15 - Precinct 2 Health Fair offers free screenings, information and activities for kids 05/28/15 - Precinct 2 Health Fair offers free screenings, information and activities for kids
05/11/15 - Strong economy, financial policies contribute to upgraded debt rating 05/11/15 - Strong economy, financial policies contribute to upgraded debt rating
05/05/15 - Commissioners Court approves additional 90 HALT sites for flooding concerns 05/05/15 - Commissioners Court approves additional 90 HALT sites for flooding concerns
04/28/15 - No more standing in line at Northwest Tax Office 04/28/15 - No more standing in line at Northwest Tax Office
04/22/15 - Bexar County-owned AT&T Center renovations to begin this summer 04/22/15 - Bexar County-owned AT&T Center renovations to begin this summer
04/14/15 - Commissioners Court accepts 40 percent design of San Pedro Creek project 04/14/15 - Commissioners Court accepts 40 percent design of San Pedro Creek project
03/20/15 - Precinct 1 fair brings health, wellness and fun to South Side 03/20/15 - Precinct 1 fair brings health, wellness and fun to South Side
03/09/15 - County burn ban expired 03/09/15 - County burn ban expired
02/26/15 - Coalition formed to raise awareness about sugar consumption 02/26/15 - Coalition formed to raise awareness about sugar consumption
02/18/15 - Veterans benefit counseling available at BiblioTech on third Thursdays 02/18/15 - Veterans benefit counseling available at BiblioTech on third Thursdays
02/03/15 - Commissioners appoint county court-at-law judge, fire marshal 02/03/15 - Commissioners appoint county court-at-law judge, fire marshal
02/03/15 - Seniors to take legislative agenda to the state capitol 02/03/15 - Seniors to take legislative agenda to the state capitol
01/28/2015 - Valentine's Day weddings free of charge on Courthouse steps 01/28/2015 - Valentine's Day weddings free of charge on Courthouse steps
01/22/15 - Point-in-time count of homeless scheduled for Jan. 29 01/22/15 - Point-in-time count of homeless scheduled for Jan. 29
01/6/15 -Commissioners Court celebrates two historic moments 01/6/15 -Commissioners Court celebrates two historic moments
12/30/14 - Fireworks are allowed in unincorporated areas, burning is not 12/30/14 - Fireworks are allowed in unincorporated areas, burning is not
12/19/14 - DWI Court graduates celebrate sobriety, new outlook on life 12/19/14 - DWI Court graduates celebrate sobriety, new outlook on life
12/17/14 - Veterans benefit counseling offered at BiblioTech every 3rd Thursday 12/17/14 - Veterans benefit counseling offered at BiblioTech every 3rd Thursday
12/09/14 - AT&T Center improvements given a green light 12/09/14 - AT&T Center improvements given a green light
12/09/14 -  Bexar County is under a burn ban 12/09/14 - Bexar County is under a burn ban
12/5/14 - Silver Bells in the City brings reindeer to the Courthouse 12/5/14 - Silver Bells in the City brings reindeer to the Courthouse
11/21/14 Commissioner Rodriguez invites you to visit BiblioTech to win a turkey or ham this weekend 11/21/14 Commissioner Rodriguez invites you to visit BiblioTech to win a turkey or ham this weekend
11/18/14 - Longtime volunteer, retired Air Force Major receives community service award 11/18/14 - Longtime volunteer, retired Air Force Major receives community service award
11/06/14 - Resource Recovery Roundtable discusses new approaches in recycling 11/06/14 - Resource Recovery Roundtable discusses new approaches in recycling
11/3/14 - Precinct 2 Justice of the Peace offers free weddings to service members, veterans 11/3/14 - Precinct 2 Justice of the Peace offers free weddings to service members, veterans
10/15/14 - Funding to help residents of Tobin Center with productions 10/15/14 - Funding to help residents of Tobin Center with productions
10/10/14 - World Mental Health Day helps advocates look to a new future 10/10/14 - World Mental Health Day helps advocates look to a new future
10/07/14 - Bexar County recognizes World Mental Health Day 10/07/14 - Bexar County recognizes World Mental Health Day
10/03/14 - Precinct 4 Constable's deputies outfitted with body cameras 10/03/14 - Precinct 4 Constable's deputies outfitted with body cameras
09/16/14 - Adopted County budget lowers tax rate, increases public safety 09/16/14 - Adopted County budget lowers tax rate, increases public safety
09/10/14 - Foreclosure auctions to move in October 09/10/14 - Foreclosure auctions to move in October
09/09/14 - BiblioTech celebrates first anniversary with day of events 09/09/14 - BiblioTech celebrates first anniversary with day of events
09/03/14 - Juvenile Board appoints new Chief Juvenile Probation Officer 09/03/14 - Juvenile Board appoints new Chief Juvenile Probation Officer
08/26/14 - Bexar County is under a burn ban 08/26/14 - Bexar County is under a burn ban
08/26/14 - Proposed County budget includes tax rate reduction, increased services 08/26/14 - Proposed County budget includes tax rate reduction, increased services
08/20/14 - Bexar County celebrates 40 years of grant funding with ribbon cutting 08/20/14 - Bexar County celebrates 40 years of grant funding with ribbon cutting
07/22/14 - Commissioners approve funding for community projects 07/22/14 - Commissioners approve funding for community projects
07/14/14 - Bexar County snags two Best of Texas Awards for IT innovation 07/14/14 - Bexar County snags two Best of Texas Awards for IT innovation
06/05/14 - Grant from Toyota creates three BiblioTech robotics teams 06/05/14 - Grant from Toyota creates three BiblioTech robotics teams
Grant from Toyota creates three BiblioTech robotics teams
05/20/14 - City, County roll out unified truancy program 05/20/14 - City, County roll out unified truancy program
05/19/14 - Precinct 4 Constable's deputies cracking down on buckling up 05/19/14 - Precinct 4 Constable's deputies cracking down on buckling up
04/29/14 - New program to address truancy in Bexar County 04/29/14 - New program to address truancy in Bexar County
04/21/14 - Public workshop on land use study around Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph 04/21/14 - Public workshop on land use study around Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph
04/08/14 - Commissioners approve purchase of Federal Reserve Bank building 04/08/14 - Commissioners approve purchase of Federal Reserve Bank building
03/25/14 - Commissioners make two appointments to VIA board 03/25/14 - Commissioners make two appointments to VIA board
03/12/14 - Bexar County funds 10 arts internships 03/12/14 - Bexar County funds 10 arts internships
03/12/14 - Bexar County Jury Services warns against missing jury duty scam 03/12/14 - Bexar County Jury Services warns against missing jury duty scam
03/12/14 - Applications being accepted for VIA board appointments 03/12/14 - Applications being accepted for VIA board appointments
03/11/14 - Bexar County is under a burn ban 03/11/14 - Bexar County is under a burn ban
02/28/14 - BiblioTech website gets a facelift, new resources 02/28/14 - BiblioTech website gets a facelift, new resources
02/27/14 - Affordable Care Act enrollment assistance events in March 02/27/14 - Affordable Care Act enrollment assistance events in March
02/13/14 - Loop 1604 expansion project begins in East Bexar County 02/13/14 - Loop 1604 expansion project begins in East Bexar County
02/10/14 - More expanded Affordable Care Act enrollment events for Bexar County residents 02/10/14 - More expanded Affordable Care Act enrollment events for Bexar County residents
02/03/14 - Free Valentine's Day weddings on the Courthouse steps 02/03/14 - Free Valentine's Day weddings on the Courthouse steps
02/03/14 - Free income tax assistance offered at BiblioTech 02/03/14 - Free income tax assistance offered at BiblioTech
01/27/14 - Second public workshop for Randolph Joint Land Use Study 01/27/14 - Second public workshop for Randolph Joint Land Use Study
01/27/14 - Expanded Affordable Care Act assistance in Somerset 01/27/14 - Expanded Affordable Care Act assistance in Somerset
01/16/14 - BiblioTech Comes to the Courthouse 01/16/14 - BiblioTech Comes to the Courthouse
12/30/13 - Fireworks hotline activated for New Year's Eve 12/30/13 - Fireworks hotline activated for New Year's Eve
12/27/13 - Fireworks safety for New Years Eve 12/27/13 - Fireworks safety for New Years Eve
12/18/13 - BiblioTech hosts Junior FIRST LEGO League robotics demonstration 12/18/13 - BiblioTech hosts Junior FIRST LEGO League robotics demonstration
12/10/13 - County Manager selects Mental Health Director, Commissioners Court appoints Veterans Serv 12/10/13 - County Manager selects Mental Health Director, Commissioners Court appoints Veterans Serv
12/09/13 - Proposed public improvement district to provide land for Sheriff's Patrol substation 12/09/13 - Proposed public improvement district to provide land for Sheriff's Patrol substation
12/02/13 - Property tax splity payments due today 12/02/13 - Property tax splity payments due today
11/26/13 - County closures for Thanksgiving holiday 11/26/13 - County closures for Thanksgiving holiday
11/22/13 - Visit BiblioTech this weekend for a chance to win a Thanksgiving Turkey or Ham! 11/22/13 - Visit BiblioTech this weekend for a chance to win a Thanksgiving Turkey or Ham!
11/19/13 - Commissioners Court makes two judicial appointments 11/19/13 - Commissioners Court makes two judicial appointments
11/12/13 - ADA accessible entrance to courthouse moved 11/12/13 - ADA accessible entrance to courthouse moved
11/05/13 - Redrawn justice of the peace and constable precincts approved by Commissioners Court 11/05/13 - Redrawn justice of the peace and constable precincts approved by Commissioners Court
11/05/13 - Applications being accepted for appointment to County Court-at-Law No. 10 11/05/13 - Applications being accepted for appointment to County Court-at-Law No. 10
10/21/13 - Fire Marshal lifts burn ban 10/21/13 - Fire Marshal lifts burn ban
09/24/13 - Traffic alert for Binz-Engleman Road in the City of Kirby 09/24/13 - Traffic alert for Binz-Engleman Road in the City of Kirby
09/16/13 - District Clerk begins collecting state mandated filing fee 09/16/13 - District Clerk begins collecting state mandated filing fee
09/12/13 - BiblioTech grand opening planned for Saturday 09/12/13 - BiblioTech grand opening planned for Saturday
09/10/13 - Mission Park Pavilions grand opening to include music, kids' activities 09/10/13 - Mission Park Pavilions grand opening to include music, kids' activities
09/10/13 - County budget shows positive signs of economic recovery 09/10/13 - County budget shows positive signs of economic recovery
08/21/13 - Bexar County is under a burn ban 08/21/13 - Bexar County is under a burn ban
08/20/13 - Residents can now register for BiblioTech library cards 08/20/13 - Residents can now register for BiblioTech library cards
08/20/13 - Proposed county budget sees growth, holds tax rate 08/20/13 - Proposed county budget sees growth, holds tax rate
08/09/13 - 08/09/13 - "The Basics" course helps small business owners compete in construction industry
07/03/13 - Fireworks hotline activated for Fourth of July 07/03/13 - Fireworks hotline activated for Fourth of July
06/21/13 - Public comment period for US 281 Draft Environmental Imapct Statement 06/21/13 - Public comment period for US 281 Draft Environmental Imapct Statement
06/21/13 - District Clerk Donna Kay McKinney honored by Texas Young Lawyers Association 06/21/13 - District Clerk Donna Kay McKinney honored by Texas Young Lawyers Association
06/20/13 - BiblioTech digital library attains accreditation 06/20/13 - BiblioTech digital library attains accreditation
05/31/13 - Volunteers needed to assist with flood clean up 05/31/13 - Volunteers needed to assist with flood clean up
05/23/13 - PERCENTAGE OF TAXES COLLECTED IS UP UNDER NEW TAX ASSESSOR, ALBERT URESTI! 05/23/13 - PERCENTAGE OF TAXES COLLECTED IS UP UNDER NEW TAX ASSESSOR, ALBERT URESTI!
05/21/13 - San Pedro Creek project to protect from flooding, restore ecosystem 05/21/13 - San Pedro Creek project to protect from flooding, restore ecosystem
05/17/13 - Party in the Park to celebrate Bexar County's new music venue 05/17/13 - Party in the Park to celebrate Bexar County's new music venue
05/02/13 - Senior health fair brings resources to rural area 05/02/13 - Senior health fair brings resources to rural area
04/30/13 - District Clerk honored with Liberty Bell Award 04/30/13 - District Clerk honored with Liberty Bell Award
04/12/13 - Construction begins on BiblioTech, Bexar County's digital library 04/12/13 - Construction begins on BiblioTech, Bexar County's digital library
04/11/13 - Public invited to community demonstration of digital library services 04/11/13 - Public invited to community demonstration of digital library services
04/03/13 - Bexar County announces Arts Internship Program 04/03/13 - Bexar County announces Arts Internship Program
03/26/13 - Commissioners Court approves restrictions on outdoor burning 03/26/13 - Commissioners Court approves restrictions on outdoor burning
03/13/13 - Fatal fire investigation still open, cause undetermined 03/13/13 - Fatal fire investigation still open, cause undetermined
03/12/13 - Commissioners Court tenatively selects e-book service provider for BiblioTech 03/12/13 - Commissioners Court tenatively selects e-book service provider for BiblioTech
03/08/13 - Bexar County launches new site for small businesses 03/08/13 - Bexar County launches new site for small businesses
03/05/13 - Passport Day in the USA still on for SA 03/05/13 - Passport Day in the USA still on for SA
02/12/13 - County Clerk encourages donations to assist victims of family violence 02/12/13 - County Clerk encourages donations to assist victims of family violence
02/07/13 - Free Valentine's Day weddings performed at Bexar County Courthouse 02/07/13 - Free Valentine's Day weddings performed at Bexar County Courthouse
01/29/13 - Tax offices offering extended hours, curb drop-off for tax payment deadline 01/29/13 - Tax offices offering extended hours, curb drop-off for tax payment deadline
01/28/13 - Tax Assessor Uresti Wants To Save Taxpayers Additional Costs 01/28/13 - Tax Assessor Uresti Wants To Save Taxpayers Additional Costs
01/11/13 - BiblioTech will offer residents modern concept in libraries, literacy 01/11/13 - BiblioTech will offer residents modern concept in libraries, literacy
06/27/13 - Monday is deadline to pay property tax half payment 06/27/13 - Monday is deadline to pay property tax half payment