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Travis County financial report for July 1, 2014

Monday, July 7, 2014 by Beth Cortez-Neavel

For the week of July 1, the Travis County Commissioners Court approved the following expenditures, for an estimated of $1,270,123.29.


  • $230,941.73 to increase the amount paid for four different county roadway construction improvements for Comanche Trail, Mellow Lane, Sendero Verde and Maha Loop Road. Within the past 12 months, the county has already spent $935,588.02 on the HMAC Overlay Project.
  • $940,920.56 for reimbursement to United Health Care for claims paid for participants in the Travis County Employee Health Care Fund for the period of June 13 to June 19, 2014.
  • $25,872 to renew an interlocal agreement between the county and the City of Austin to reimburse the Austin State Hospital for environmental services and utilities. The contract will run from Sept. 1, 2014, to Aug. 31, 2015.
  • $72,389 to increase funds and extend an interlocal contract for the jointly funded Summer Youth Employment Program by the City of Austin and the county. The funding raised from $345,000 to $417,389. The contract is extended from an end date of Aug. 31, 2014, to Sept. 31, 2014. The program provides a variety of work-based learning opportunities for at-risk youth throughout the county and City of Austin. An estimated 844 youth will be served, including 115 youth with disabilities.
  • Travis County approved $50,000 as part of a 25 percent grant match to go toward theAccessible Parking Public Awareness Campaign in the Office of the Constable, Precinct 5 if the campaign’s grant proposal for funding through the Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities is awarded. The money would help implement the advertising and education aspects of the awareness campaign around the county.


Travis County’s unbudgeted revenue for the week:

  • $29,928 in reimbursement revenue from Texas AgriLife Extension Service afterschool youth enrichment fees through the Travis County 4-H Capital Project, to the Health and Human Services Department.

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