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December 10, 2012

Courthouse restoration gets green light now; referendum vote possible

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Corsicana — Eminent Domain authority retained

The authority of the county to enforce eminent domain was renewed through action taken by commissioners on Monday. The vote was for renewal of the county’s intent and authority for eminent domain.

NCSO to receive impound fees

Commissioners approved allowing the Navarro County Sheriff’s Office to collect a fee of $10 for vehicles that are impounded to help cover the costs of processing the vehicle.

Dialysis contract approved

Commissioner approved an agreement to provide dialysis treatments for an inmate in the county jail who requires the treatment.

County Auditor’s reports heard

Auditor's reports for August and September were approved by commissioners. Auditor Kathy Hollomon said the fiscal year end should end up with the county about $200,00 ahead of budget on revenue, and about $1 million down on budgeted expenses, showing about $740,000 as a positive year end estimate on the general fund. Final adjustments are needed for the actual figure.

Tax Assessor/Collector examination presented

Hollomon reported to commissioners on an examination of tax assessor/collector's office. She said the office’s internal controls internal controls appear to be very strong, with the review finding only two “non-significant” items that received a recommendation.

Wireless contract approved

Commissioner approved wireless service addendum for the Victim Assistance Coordinator in the District Attorney’s office.

Grant agreement approved

Commissioners approved a grant agreement and award for payment of $5,000 to USDA for flood control for emergency work on a dam in the county.

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