Governor Abbott Adds Dallas County For Public Assistance (Category B) To Presidential Disaster Declaration In Response To Harvey

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott today requested the addition of 14 Texas counties to the Presidential Disaster Declaration previously granted by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). This addition will bring the total to 33 counties which will receive Individual Assistance, Public Assistance (Categories A and B including Direct Federal Assistance) and Hazard Mitigation from FEMA in response to the damage caused by Hurricane Harvey. The previously granted 19 counties include Aransas, Bee, Bexar (for Public Assistance), Brazoria, Calhoun, Chambers, Ft. Bend, Galveston, Goliad, Harris, Jackson, Kleberg, Liberty, Matagorda, Nueces, San Patricio, Refugio, Victoria, and Wharton.

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Dallas County Buildings to Open Monday, July 11, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 10, 2016

Press Release: Dallas County Buildings to Open Monday, July 11, 2016

Dallas – The following county buildings will be open for business on Monday, July 11, 2016:

George L. Allen Sr. Civil Courts Bldg.
600 Commerce St.
Dallas,Texas 75202

Old Red Museum
100 S. Houston St.
Dallas,Texas 75202

Dallas County Administration Bldg.
411 Elm St.
Dallas, Texas 75202

Dallas County Records Building
509 Main St.
Dallas, Texas 75202

All of the above buildings will be open for regular business hours. Jurors summoned to George Allen for jury duty are expected to report for service as specified by the instructions on the original notice they received in the mail.

Contact: Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins
Clay.Jenkins@dallascounty.org
214-653-7949

BUILDING CLOSURES

The following county buildings are closed today, Friday, July 8, 2016:

George L. Allen Sr. Civil Courts Bldg.
600 Commerce St.
Dallas,Texas 75202

Old Red Museum
100 S. Houston St.
Dallas,Texas 75202

Dallas County Administration Bldg.
411 Elm St.
Dallas, Texas 75202

Dallas County Records Building
509 Main St.
Dallas, Texas 75202

Further information regarding closures will be released by the City of Dallas.  If you don’t absolutely have to be in the western half of downtown today, Friday, please help us by staying out of the area.

Clay Jenkins
Dallas County Judge