Brown County Commissioners will convene for a 14-item agenda at 9 a.m. today.

Business items include the opening of bids for the three new vehicles for the sheriff’s office — two Ford Crown Victoria Police Inceptors and one half-ton, four-door two-wheel drive pickup of any make. The sheriff’s office will also seek commissioners’ approval for purchasing gas masks.

The first agenda item will be the request of Redstone Park residents that the commissioners sign a “Support the Troops” days proclamation. The final agenda item is a request from County Tax Assessor Cheryl Nelson to remodel the office space in the courthouse.

Commissioners will also consider an action “on adoption of an order authorizing the issuance and sale of Brown County, Texas, General Obligation Refunding Bonds, Series 2007; levying an annual ad valorem tax and providing for security for and payment of said bonds; approving the official statement; and enacting other provisions relating to the subject.

Besides the items mentioned above, commissioners are expected to approve:

Resolution proclaiming Nov. 19 as Adoption Day, as presented by County Attorney Shane Britton; Sub-recipient agreement with Division of Emergency Management; Replacement employee requested by District Clerk Jan Brown; Renewal of Texas County and District Retirement System for 2008; Renewal agreement with Lone Star Commissary and Brown County Sheriff’s Office; Utility easement for Coleman County SUD, County Road 121 and 122 (Larry Traweek, Precinct 4); Turner Ranch subdivision, request by County Appraiser Don King.

Court meetings are held in the commissioners courtroom on the main floor of the Brown County Courthouse.