County Officials OK Pickup Purchase

Sheriff’s Answers Satisfy Quorum Court

Posted: December 21, 2012 at 2:57 a.m.

Benton County’s justices of the peace on Thursday approved buying pickup by the Sheriff’s Office after they previously withheld approval over questions of policies and protocols.

At A Glance

Court Action

Benton County’s Quorum Court met Thursday and approved:

• The county’s 2013 budget

• Declaring a vacancy in the District 2 seat on the Quorum Court

• Spending $15,000 for postage costs for the County Clerk’s Office

• Spending $23,177 for additional salary and benefits for the Coroner’s Office

• Spending $5,117 for a copier for Circuit Judge Xollie Duncan’s office

• Transferring $500,000 from the general fund to the Road Department for additional paving work in 2012

w Spending $182,000 for accounting software

Source: Staff Report

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