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Precinct One Events

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 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

Commissioner Cook Sponsors Senior Fraud Prevention Program

The event was held Friday, Nov. 16, 2018

  • 19 November 2018
  • Author: Doris Sanchez
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Commissioner Cook shares senior fraud information with Precinct 1 Constable Vinnie Cherrone and Wilco County Attorney Dee Hobbs.Tony Rosas with University Federal Credit Union sets up their display with Reina Morales and his wife, Gail, prior to his presentation on banking safety.

Commissioner Cook invited several groups involved with Senior Care and Fraud Activity to make presentations to the residents of The Heritage in Austin.

Executive Assistant to Commissioner Cook, Garry Brown, chats with Ricky Nunez from TX Dept. of Family and Protective Services.Shantel Mims-Jones from Texas Department of Family and Protective Services shows agency data to Commissioner Cook.

Adopt a Child

A Round Rock High School Holiday Program To Benefit Elementary School Students

  • 16 November 2018
  • Author: Doris Sanchez
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Students from Round Rock, McNeil and Stoney Point High Schools will host a Christmas party and provide gifts to approximately 150 elementary students on December 5, 2018.

The elementary students have been identified with some type of challenge in their lives that could impact their holiday celebrations.

This year the number of elementary students identified for the project has increased from prior years and the schools could use community support.

The high school students are taking up donations and toys for these elementary students. There is also a wish list.

If you would like to donate to this event, please contact:

Randi Chaverria, Adopt-A-Child Coordinator

http://Randi_chaverria@roundrockisd.org

(512) 704-1820

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