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Commissioner Cook Celebrates Completed TxDOT Projects at Ribbon Cutting with Rap Song

Ceremony held Jan. 11, 2019, at Denny's parking lot at 2700 N. I-35 in Round Rock

  • 14 January 2019
  • Author: Doris Sanchez
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Local leaders and elected officials joined TxDOT representatives for the ribbon cutting ceremony of two projects in Williamson County Precinct 1 (in Round Rock):

The I-35 at FM 3406 (Old Settlers Blvd.) bridge reconstruction project and the I-35 from RM 1431 to FM 3406 (southbound), improved entrances and exits to I-35 (which includes a shared-use path for cicyclists and pedestrians).

Commissioner Cook wrote and performed a rap song for the event. (Click on Read More for the lyrics)

Commissioner Cook Performs her Rap "Yo, Flatiron" outside on Denny's parking lot with I-35 in the background.Local and elected leaders visit with TxDOT representatives before the ribbon cutting ceremony outside.


 

Area Groups for Senior Assistance Join Commissioner Cook At Senior Fraud Prevention Program

Local AARP Group Sponsors Program at the Baca Center in Round Rock on Jan. 9, 2019

  • 10 January 2019
  • Author: Doris Sanchez
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Samuel Cortina with Adult Protective Services sits at his display table awaiting his turn to speak on what services his agency provides when someone is a victim of fraud.Commissioner Cook jots down notes as Priscilla Olvera with A+ Federal Credit Union looks on.

Commissioner Cook To Sponsor Mental Health First Aid Class

Public Invited

  • 13 December 2018
  • Author: Doris Sanchez
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Join Williamson County for a Class in Mental Health First Aid

Take a class. Save a life. Strengthen your community.

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is an 8-hour class that gives people the tools they need to help someone who might be developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. MHFA can save a life, just like CPR can help save someone who is having a heart attack.

When: Saturday, Janurary 26th from 8AM to 5PM

Where: J.B. and Hallie Jester Annex

1801 E. Old Settlers Blvd

Round Rock, TX 78664

Community Room

Register Today At

http://williamsoncounty-mhfa1-26.eventbrite.com

What will you learn in MHFA?

  ·Warning signs, symptoms and risk factors of mental illness
  • Information on depression, anxiety, trauma, psychosis and substance use disorder
  • A 5-step action plan to help someone in crisis or showing signs of mental illness
  • Professional and self-help resources

For any questions, contact April Oviedo at

[email protected]
 

Commissioner Cook Participates in River Ranch County Park Groundbreaking

The event was held Monday, Dec. 10, 2018

  • 11 December 2018
  • Author: Doris Sanchez
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A group of city and county officials, as well as those involved with developing the park, dig up dirt with their shovels to officially break ground for River Ranch Park.Commissioner Cook and other officials hold their shovels before the groundbreaking begins.

River Ranch County Park comprises more than 1,000 acres of meadowlands, woodlands, hills and escarpments providing hill country vistas between Leander and Liberty Hill.  The South Fork of the San Gabriel River meanders through the northeastern portion of the park.

 The land for River Ranch County Park was purchased in 2008 for $10,625,779 with voter approved park bonds. Phase I construction elements were designed by Design Workshop Landscape Architects and is being constructed by Ritter, Botkin Prime Construction Company, Inc. for a total of $11,040,192.26.

Phase 1 includes an area for day use activities, picnics, playgrounds, pavilions, and restrooms.  Development also includes hike-in primitive campsites, walk-in/group campsites, RV camping (improved camping with electrical and water connections), and an associated wastewater dump station. 

A Park Headquarters, 10-12 miles of hiking and equestrian trails, trailhead parking areas, and a maintenance compound with park residence are also included in Phase I development.

Phase I is anticipated to be completed in Spring 2020.

 

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UPDATE: Prescription Drop-Off Locations in Wilco

Commissioner Cook urges residents to properly dispose of unused and expired medications

  • 3 December 2018
  • Author: Doris Sanchez
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PERMANENT DROP-OFF LOCATIONS

Available year-round

SAFE AND FREE MEDICATION DISPOSAL IN WILLIAMSON COUNTY

  • Williamson County Sheriff’s Office - 508 Rock St., Georgetown
  • Public Safety Operations (Georgetown Police Dept) - 3500 DB Woods, Georgetown
  • Walgreen’s Pharmacy - 710 N. Bell, Cedar Park 

  • Available year-round Monday to Friday, 8 am – 5 pm.

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For more information, please visit http://lifestepscouncil.org/rx/ or call 512-246-9880

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