Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

Latest News

September 22, 2013

County budget, tax rate on agenda

Corsicana — After weeks of workshops and meetings, the Navarro County Commissioners Court is set to take final action on the 2013-14 county budget and tax rate when it meets at 10 a.m. Monday.

Also on Monday’s agenda:

• Consent agenda, including minutes of previous meetings, payment of bills, a budget transfer and two budget adjustments.

• Consideration of the Burn Ban.

• Court order relating to salary of the County Auditor, Assistant County Auditors and District Court Reporter.

• County Auditor’s August 2013 monthly financial report.

• Approval of Lease Estoppel Certificate regarding pending sale of property.

• Consider proposals and purchase for software for the county financial system and the District Clerk.

•  Approval of purchase of four computers for District Attorney’s office.

• Consider unbudgeted expenditure of $1,500 travel reimbursement for Constable, Pct. 3.

• Approval of three HIDTA grant modifications.

• Change of Nov. 11 Commissioners Court meeting date to Nov. 12 due to Veteran’s Day holiday.

• Public hearing on County Clerk’s Records Archival plan.

• Approval of contract for District Clerk for Nexis Lexis Public Information Platform.

• Change in fees for records request and civil fees, and for evictions, for Sheriff’s Office.

• Consideration of joining Texas Indigent Defense program.

• Declare old computer monitor as salvage.

• Approve change in polling place for Pct. 403 in Blooming Grove.

• Opening of bids for auto parts, culverts, box culverts, road materials, fuel, hauling and dust control polymers.

A public comment time is held at the beginning of each commissioners court meeting for members of the public that wish to address the court.

— From Staff Reports

1
Text Only
Latest News
  • 7-31-14 Fire2.jpg Deputies, fire departments have busy weekend

    An attempt to bootleg electricity off a pole using jumper cables is believed to have caused a building fire that took out a former restaurant in Angus Friday morning, one of a series of calls to Navarro County Sheriff’s Office to the southern end of the county over the weekend.

    July 30, 2014 2 Photos

  • 7-31-14 Rice ISD Alex Stough mug.jpg Rice students win UIL scholarships

    Three Rice High School students received UIL scholarships for competing in academic competitions at the state level, according to advisor Alan Lewis.

    July 30, 2014 3 Photos

  • 7-31-14 Collin Main signal.jpg Signal finally fixed

    It took a couple of months to get the parts, but the signal light at Main and Collin streets in downtown Corsicana is finally up and working again.

    July 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • A more vigorous US economy appears to be emerging

    WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy has rebounded with vigor from a grim start to 2014 and should show renewed strength into next year.

    July 30, 2014

  • Poll: Americans cool to border-crossing children

    SAN DIEGO — Americans are wary of granting refugee status to children crossing the U.S. border to flee strife-torn countries in Central America, and most in an Associated Press-GfK poll say the U.S. does not have a moral obligation to accept asylum seekers generally.

    July 30, 2014

  • 7-30-14 4-H robotics.jpg Science made simple

    Hats out of old newspaper and leftover wrapping paper, simple robots out of popsicle sticks, rubber bands and pencil erasers, a microcosm of the aquifer made of root beer and ice cream — with a dollop of chocolate syrup. These were among the fun science projects at Tuesday’s 4-H Discovery Days event at the Navarro County Youth Expo.

    July 29, 2014 3 Photos

  • County: No increase in city subsidies

    As budget talks continue at the Navarro County Courthouse, one consensus that’s been reached will impact budget planning at the Corsicana Government Center.

    July 29, 2014

  • 7-30-14 AthensFire.jpg Senate report finds fault with government inspection of chemical facilities

    WASHINGTON — The government has failed to inspect virtually all of the chemical facilities that it considers to be at a higher risk for a terror attack and has underestimated the threat to densely populated cities, congressional investigators say.

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • 7-30-14 Club-Rotary gov.jpg Club News

    News and announcements submitted by clubs and organizations throughout Navarro County.

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • Local Beat 7/30/14

    A listing of meetings and events of interest from throughout Navarro County.

    July 29, 2014