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August 14, 2013

COUNTY TAX:

Public hearings set for proposed tax increase

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• Approved Brinson Benefits' recommendation of Block Vision for county voluntary vision insurance. Plan offers competitive copays and reimbursements at lower rates than the competition. No cost to the county.

• Approved Fuelman Card for Public Works Director.

• Approved Technology Fund Budget.

• Approved Central Appraisal District budget for 2014 fiscal year.

• Approved purchase of three new copy machines from capital equipment. District judge's office will receive one and the sheriff's office will receive one with fax capabilities.

• Approved contract for connection between District Clerk's Office and Attorney General's Office. One member of the clerk's office said: "The copies we won't have to be making will more than pay for the cost of the equipment."

• Approved equipment to allow secure connection to the county system.

• Approved agreement with Benefit Bucks for third party HRA administration.

• Approved request by Targa Energy to bore Old Christian Road.

• Extended the county-wide burn ban for another week.

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