Pond announces bid for another term

Posted: January 27, 2018 at 1:07 a.m.

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Butch Pond

Washington County Justice of the Peace Butch Pond, a Republican, has announced plans to seek re-election.

What is the Quorum Court?

The Quorum Court is the legislative body of county government and is composed of 15 justices of the peace who serve two-year terms. The Court’s powers include levying some taxes, appropriating taxpayer money and approving certain legislation. Each justice of the peace represents a district of roughly equal population.

Source: Washington County

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