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October 15, 2013

Court OKs vest program


Corsicana — SUP issued

   Commissioners approved a specific use permit for two RVs on property in Village Woods Lot 27A-R for Bill Westell, contingent upon removal of an above ground septic system.

Tax collection report given

   County Tax Assessor/Collector Russell Hudson presented the tax collection report for Sept. 2013, and report for Fiscal Year 2013 just ended. Hudson reported 97.51 percent of current taxes collected at the end of the fiscal year.

Treasurer's Reports heard

   County Treasurer Frank Hull presented reports for June, July and August 2013.

Collateral agreements discussed

   Commissioners approved revisions to a Collateral Management Agreement for securities held by the county's depository bank. These rules govern the security of county funds on deposit.

TRWD request approved

   Tarrant Regional Water District was given permission to add culverts and gravel to NECR 0190 for approximately 1/4 mile.

Web maintenance fee discussed

   The county would pay $550 annually to the Texas Association of Counties for hosting the county's website under a new agreement presented for approval. Commissioners tabled the agreement for further study and discussion with the county IT department.

County approves King as Economic Development Director

   Bill King was approved by commissioners as the new city/county economic development director. King was approved by the city council two weeks ago.

Appraisal District appointment made

   Commissioners re-appointed Gayle Steed to a full term as the county's representative on the Navarro Central Appraisal District.

Jail healthcare software

agreement approved

   A memorandum of agreement for software used by jail health care professionals was approved. The county can cancel the agreement with a 90 day notice.

Audits approved

   Commissioners approved requesting the county auditor to perform audit procedures required for the Sheriff's Forfeiture Fund and the District Attorney's Forfeiture Fund.

Elevator inspection approved

   Commissioners approved a contract with Otis Elevator for the annual state inspection.



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