The Erath County commissioners court met Monday to tackle a short agenda, which included a brief announcement by Metta Collier and Patricia Weldon on this year’s Sundown on the Square.
Each year the event’s proceeds go toward the Stephenville Historical House Museum.
“This year we are honoring the late John Tarleton,” Collier said. “We’ve raised $70,000 for the museum over the last two years.”
Sundown on the Square will take place 5-9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, in downtown Stephenville and will feature a variety of family fun.
“For music we’re going to have Randall King and the Tejas Brothers and we’re just excited that people are remembering Sundown on the Square now,” Weldon said.
Other music will be provided by CB Sutton and The Outcast Band.
The event will also feature food and beverage from local vendors, games and activities, local TSU alumni art exhibit featuring Dr. Mark Davis and Liz Meiron, wine tasting sponsored by “Go Texan!” and shopping on the square.
To find out more on sponsorships, volunteering or other information visit www.sundownsquare.com.
Other agenda items included a request by District Attorney Alan Nash on creating a temporary part-time summer position for the office.
“We have a large number of files that we need to digitize,” Nash said.
The commissioners approved his request and will place a line-item transfer on the next meeting agenda.
Commissioners approved budget changes by line-item transfers, accepted a bid for 15 acres in Precinct 3, approved a maintenance open bids request for painting upgrades to the Donald Jones Justice Center and approved the preliminary plat phase II for Lone Oak Cabins.
County Judge Tab Thompson was not present and commissioner Joe Brown headed up the meeting.