Jim Wells County, Texas (April 2021) ‐ Jim Wells County announces the purchase of multiple vehicles for the Sherriff Department. Silsbee Fleet Group, Silsbee, Texas was selected as the vendor for the ten Chevrolet Tahoe Police Pursuit Vehicles. Five of the Tahoes were purchased as patrol units, four of which are to be used by the Criminal Investigation Division. An additional Tahoe is outfitted as a K9 unit. The vehicle delivery will be staggered between mid-April and June. Financing for the acquisition was provided by Government Capital Corporation, Southlake, Texas.
“The county needed to rotate this fleet of vehicles and we were pleased with the rate, flexibility and attention to detail provided by Government Capital,” stated Danny Bueno, Jim Wells County Sherriff. “Additionally, Government Capital’s experience in public safety finance solutions and knowledge of borrowing regulations was a great value to us.”
“I would like to congratulate Sheriff Bueno and Jim Wells County on the completion of this important upgrade,” commented Drew Whitington, Vice President Client Services, Government Capital Corporation. “Working with municipalities for over 25 years, we take great pride in assisting first responders better serve their communities.”
About Jim Wells County
Jim Wells County is located in south Texas approximately fifty miles east of Corpus Christi and the Gulf of Mexico. The county has a total area of 868 square miles and a population of more than 40,500. The county was founded in 1911 and Alice is the county seat. For more information visit www.co.jim-wells.tx.us
About Government Capital Corporation
Government Capital Corporation is a leading public finance firm providing professional financial services to cities and all local governmental entities. Since its founding in 1992, the company has successfully completed thousands of project financings exceeding $4.5 Billion in Texas and across the nation. For more information, visit www.govcap.com.