Benton County Officials Eye Budget Cuts

Posted: March 5, 2014 at 5 a.m.

Benton County officials Tuesday put a hiring freeze on hold and instead targeted budget cuts for all departments to make money available for rural ambulance service.

At A Glance

Committee Action

Benton County’s Finance Committee met Tuesday and approved:

• Spending $1,450 from the Arkansas Festival GIF Grant

• Spending $4,500 from the Adult Drug Court Discretionary Grant

• Spending $20,000 from the Maysville Community Center GIF Grant

• Spending $20,000 from the County Clerk’s cost fund to cover moving expenses associated with the Rogers office.

Source: Staff Report

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