Benton County Adopts Voluntary Ambulance Tax

Posted: February 28, 2014 at 5 a.m.

BENTONVILLE -- Benton County's justices of the peace created a voluntary ambulance tax Thursday as they continue seeking ways to pay for ambulance service in rural areas.

At A Glance

Quorum Court Action

Benton County’s justices of the peace met Thursday and approved:

• Appointing Craig W. Tanner to the Historical Preservation Commission.

• Appointing James Cole to the Planning Board.

• Setting the pay for the coroner at $81,901.

• Spending $23,500 for moving expenses and chairs for the new Rogers building.

• Spending $138,900 for renovation of the Rogers building.

• Spending $6,000 to buy equipment for Circuit Court, Division 6.

Source: Staff Report

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