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County Has Committee Conundrum

Posted: January 19, 2013 at 3:21 a.m.

Washington County leaders and staff members could find themselves duplicating efforts and taxpayer-funded man-hours for two Finance Committees that would review the same business.

At A Glance

It’s The Law

“The county judge shall be responsible for the administration and performing the executive functions necessary for the management and conduct of county affairs, as prescribed by ordinance of the quorum court, unless the performance of such duties is vested in the county court by ordinances enacted by the quorum court or by the general laws of this state.”

Source: Arkansas Code Annotated 14-14-1104(b)(4)

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