Benton County Officials Eye New Positions, Equipment

Posted: November 5, 2013 at 2:34 a.m.

Benton County officials will examine requests for new positions and capital purchases today as work on the 2014 budget continues.

At A Glance

Ballot Issue

The Benton County Quorum Court’s Finance Committee will consider the purchase of software for the Election Commission. The Election Commission is asking for permission to buy a software program to allow the county to create its own ballot for elections rather than pay an outside company to do that work. The software will cost about $60,000 and election officials estimate the savings from doing the work in-house will more than pay for that cost.

Source: Staff Report

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