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Posted on: August 16, 2022

New FY 2022-23 budget proposal earmarks funds for public safety, cybersecurity while lowering tax r

Budget Director Alejandro Moreno tells Commissioners Court about the recommended FY 2023 budget for

Denton County’s Fiscal Year 2022-2023 recommended budget earmarks an estimated $7 million for cybersecurity measures and technology updates as well as $3.5 million for public safety including expansion of the human trafficking unit. At the same ...

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Posted on: August 15, 2022

Weekly Update: Denton County Reports Six New Cases of Monkeypox

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For the week of August 8th through August 14th, Denton County Public Health (DCPH) identified six new positive cases of monkeypox in Denton County.  This brings the countywide total to 21 monkeypox cases. 

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Posted on: August 12, 2022

Denton County Releases Online Monkeypox Vaccine Registration

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August 12, 2022 – Denton County Public Health released an online form for eligible community members to register for monkeypox vaccination.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends vaccination for people exposed to monkeyp...

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Posted on: July 13, 2022

Denton County Issues Mandatory Burn Ban

Burn Ban sign shows fire crossed out to indicate no burning allowed

Denton County Judge Andy Eads has instated a Local Disaster Declaration for Threat of Wildland Fires Due to Dry Conditions in Denton County effective July 13, 2022. Denton County is now the 210th of 254 Texas Counties that has a burn ban in effect.

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Posted on: June 16, 2022

Officials commemorate completion of Harvest Way to quicken response times for emergency services

Denton County and area city officials cut a ribbon to celebrate a road opening

With the opening  of a connection from the Harvest community into the Ridge at Northlake, police and fire vehicles will have a quicker way to respond to emergencies in both communities as well as into Robson Ranch and other nearby housing develop...

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Posted on: May 3, 2022

Denton County Ranks Among Healthiest Counties in Texas

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The 2022 County Health Rankings have been released and Denton County ranked among the healthiest counties in Texas. County Health Rankings raise awareness about the many factors influencing health and how vastly health varies in different communities.&...

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Posted on: April 19, 2022

DENTON COUNTY, AREA OFFICIALS BREAK GROUND ON US 380 IMPROVEMENT PROJECT

County and area officials break ground for widening construction of US 380.

Denton County Commissioner Precinct 1 Ryan Williams, along with Denton County Judge Andy Eads, Precinct 3 Commissioner Bobbie J. Mitchell, and Precinct 4 Commissioner Dianne Edmondson celebrated the groundbreaking of the U.S. 380 Improvement Project Monda...

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Posted on: January 7, 2022

Brad Sebastian sworn in as new Denton County Fire Marshal

Denton County Judge Andy Eads swears in Brad Sebastian as Denton County Fire Marshal.

On Thursday, Jan. 6, 2022, during the Denton County Commissioners Court meeting, Brad Sebastian was officially sworn in as the new Denton County Fire Marshal.

“We are excited to have Brad in this position as we know he will handle the responsibil...

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Posted on: October 29, 2021

Dedication for new Denton County Administrative Courthouse set for Nov. 4

Front entrance of new Denton County Administrative Courthouse features columns and clock.

On Nov. 4, Denton County Commissioners Court is planning a dedication and grand opening for the new Denton County Administrative Courthouse at 1 Courthouse Drive just off Loop 288 in Denton.

The public is invited to join Denton County in the dedication, re...

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Posted on: September 9, 2021

Officials commemorate completion of Crawford Road reconstruction

Officials cut a ribbon to celebrate the completion of the Crawford Road reconstruction.

Denton County Commissioner Precinct 4 Dianne Edmondson, Denton County Commissioner Precinct 3 Bobbie Mitchell, Denton County Judge Andy Eads and officials with the Town of Argyle and City of Denton commemorated the completion of the Crawford Road reconstr...

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Posted on: September 16, 2021

Funeral Services Monday for Chief Roland Asebedo

Chief Roland Asebedo in uniform

Roland Asebedo, 56, of Sanger, passed peacefully into his Heavenly Father’s arms, with his family by his side, on the afternoon of Monday, September 13, 2021. 

He was born on July 14, 1965, in Lockney, TX, to Johnny and Mary Asebedo. He graduated ...

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