Benton County Eyes Legislative Agenda

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Posted: March 21, 2014 at 5 a.m.

BENTONVILLE -- Benton County's justices of the peace began putting together an ambitious agenda to present to the area's state legislators for consideration next year.

At A Glance

Quorum Court Action

Benton County’s Quorum Court met Thursday and approved:

• Appointing Alicia Tilghman to the Benton County Historical Preservation Commission.

• Changing the interim filling of an emergency vacancy in the Sheriff’s Office.

• Applying for a grant for the Adult Drug Court.

• 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 Office for moving expenses associated with the county’s Rogers office.

• Deleting a deputy collector supervisor position and adding a deputy collector position.

Source: Staff Report

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