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County Eyes Exanded Environmental Programs

Posted: November 14, 2012 at 4:28 a.m.

With the spring and fall cleanups now well-established events, Benton County is looking at ways to expand its environmental programs.

At A Glance

Committee Action

Benton County’s Committee of 13 voted Tuesday to forward to the full Quorum Court:

-Authorizing the county judge to apply for a grant for the Northeast Benton County Volunteer Fire Department for rescue stabilization equipment.

-Authorizing the county judge to apply for a grant to implement an alternative dispute resolution program.

-Appointing Rick Williams to the county Planning Board replacing Lane Gurel.

-Levying 2012 property taxes the general fund and the road fund for collection in 2013.

-Transferring $7,500 between categories and line items in the Sheriff’s Office budget for the Internet Crimes Against Children Grant.

-Appropriating $11,817 in the Criminal Warrant Reduction Grant Fund of the Sheriff’s Office for overtime accrued in serving warrants.

Source: Staff Report

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