Precinct One Events

Williamson County Precinct 1 Hosts Road and Park Bond Election Open House

Event held Thursday, Oct. 10 at the Jester Annex in Round Rock

  • 14 octubre 2019
  • Author: Doris Sanchez
  • Number of views: 2668

Commissioner Cook, along with other Williamson County official,s explained the two bonds: Proposition A for $412 million for roads and Proposition B for $35 million for parks and recreation to guests who attended the Open House. Both Propositions will be on the November ballot. For more information, log onto http://tinyurl.com/y5w5mlzu.

Commissioner Cook and Sr. Dir. of Wilco Parks & Recreation Russell Fishbeck discuss the impact of the road bonds shown on the chart. Answering a constituent's questions on the left is Wilco Engineer Terron Evertson and on the right with another constituent is Wilco Sr. Infrastructure Director Bob Daigh.

Williamson County To Hold One More Bond Election Informational Open House

Precinct 1 Open House Took Place

  • 10 octubre 2019
  • Author: Doris Sanchez
  • Number of views: 2744

County voters will have an opportunity this fall to vote on two propositions regarding issuing general obligation bonds for roads and parks not to exceed $447 million. Proposition A is for $412 million for roads and Proposition B is for $35 million for parks and recreation. 

Williamson County will host four Open Houses to provide the public with information on the upcoming road and park bond election, as well as provide voters with general election information.  The dates for the remaining Open Houses are:

  • Tuesday, October 15, 5 to 7 p.m. at the Deputy A.W. Grimes Law Enforcement Training Center, 8160 Chandler Blvd., Hutto

In addition, information is available on the county website at http://www.wilco.org/bondelection.

The general election will be held on Tuesday, November 5, 2019, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.  Early voting starts October 21 and runs through November 1. 

Early voting and Election Day Vote Center locations are available online at http://www.wilco.org/elections. The last day to register to vote is Monday, October 7, 2019.  All voter registration applications must be postmarked by that date.  Requests for ballot by mail must be in the Elections Office by October 25, 2019. The Elections Office is located at 301 S.E. Inner Loop, Ste. 104, in Georgetown.  Voter registration applications and ballot by mail applications are available in the Elections Office or on-line at http://www.wilco.org/elections. For more information, contact the Elections Office at 512-943-1630.

Commissioner Cook Participates in 2019 Harvest Luncheon and Fall Fashion Show Benefit

Proceeds from the "Style in Action" Show benefitted Meals on Wheels of Williamson and Burnet Counties

  • 9 octubre 2019
  • Author: Doris Sanchez
  • Number of views: 2754

Commissioner Cook greatly enjoyed the Style in Action Fall Fashion Show featuring women's wear from local shops held at the Sun City Ballroom in Georgetown on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019. The Distinguished Gentlemen of Williamson County served the guests beverages and the Red Apron Ladies served lunch. Commissioner Cook encourages the public to take part in these events to make our community stronger and benefit our neighbors in need, while supporting local businesses. Several non-profits were recognized.

Joining Commissioner Cook at her table were Sun City residents (lft to rt) Karen Mulkey, Janie Clark and Barb Bigger and Precinct 1 Chief Deputy Constable Mike Pendley, the table's server and winner of highest tipped server.Another volunteer server for the Style Show was Precinct 1 Contable Vinnie Cherronne chatting with Commissioner Cook caught off guard by the photo taking. Around her are manyh women seated at various tables throughout the hall.

Commissioner Cook and Staff Participate in 2019 United Way of Williamson County Day of Caring

Event was held throughout the county on Friday, Sept. 27, after a kickoff at the Round Rock Sports Center.

  • 30 septiembre 2019
  • Author: Doris Sanchez
  • Number of views: 2660

Left to Right are staff member Doris Sanchez, Commissioner Cook, HEB employee and Round Rock resident Frank Valle, and staff member Garry Brown holding United Way signs before the work of cleaning up the yard began.Commissioner Cook takes a moment to give a hug to Birdie Korne, homeowner of the property that United Way designated as needing volunteer cleanup.Commissioner Cook stands on a ladder to trim dead and loose tree limbs.

Commissioner Cook Speaks at Peace Symposium

Event held on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019, at the Baitul Muqeet Mosque in Round Rock

  • 23 septiembre 2019
  • Author: Doris Sanchez
  • Number of views: 2524

Commissioner Cook stands in front of a large display showing what this Muslim sect believes about the Qur'an and science.The Peace Symposium's theme was "Women as Advocates of Peace," and was presented by the Ahmadiyya Muslim Women Association.

Invited speakers standing (lf to rt) are Trellis Gaarder, Community Affairs Specialist, Round Rock Police Academy; Dr. Deborah Harris, Assoc. Professor of Sociology, Tx. St. University; Keynote Speaker Dhiya Tahira Bakr, National President, Ahmadiyya Muslim Women Association; Tammy Young, Round Rock City Council Member; Commissioner Cook; and Simone Talma Flowers, Exec. Director of (iACT) Interfaith Action of Central Texas.Commissioner Cook addressed the need for establishing positive relationships and communication with other elected officials, regardless of political party to bring about peace and positive outcomes for the people of Williamson County.


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