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Benton County Judge: Courts Study Complete

Posted: January 24, 2014 at 5 a.m.

Benton County’s courts building project is moving forward, with County Judge Bob Clinard telling the Quorum Court on Thursday the feasibility study is done.

At A Glance

Court Action

Benton County's Quorum Court met Thursday and approved:

• The third reading of an employment policy ordinance.

• The second reading of the planning and development regulation.

• The second reading of the planning fee schedule ordinance.

• An application for a federal grant for the hazard mitigation plan.

• An application for a grant on behalf of the Benton County Master Gardeners.

• Appropriating $42,415 for the Sheriff’s Office and $6,785 for the Coroner’s Office from money unspent in 2013.

• Appropriating $142,627 in grant and matching money for the Benton County Sheriff’s Office.

• Appropriating $13,982 in grant money for the Coroner’s Office.

• Appropriating $50,000 in pass through grant money for the Northeast Benton County Fire Department.

Source: Staff Report

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