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June 12, 2013

Courthouse updates approved


“We received two donations,” he said, totaling $3,500. “That’s about what it will cost.

The funds will be applied to the “capital equipment” budget line item for the purchase.

Voter registration card duties outsourced

In order to save both money and manpower, County Elections Administrator Judith Evans requested outsourcing both the printing and mailing of 2014 voter registration cards.

She explained her department handled those duties in-house previously, noting the process took nearly a full work week and used three cartridges of printer ink.

With bulk rate postage and by utilizing the most cost-effective provider, she said the county can both reduce expense and better utilize staff.

In other business, commissioners:

• Approved providing abatement assistance to indigent Mingus resident.

• Redefined part-time employees as those working less than 25 hours per week. The change will go into effect in October.

• Approved allotting insurance proceeds to repair hail damage on constable vehicle.

• Approved request to re-plat Phase 1, Section 4B, Lots 951 and 952 of The Hills Above Possum Kingdom Lake subdivision.

• Approved request to re-plat Phase 3, Section 5, Lots 657, 658 and 659 of The Hills Above Possum Kingdom Lake subdivision.

• Approved request to re-plat Phase 3, Section 5A, Lots 734-R and 735-R of The Hills Above Possum Kingdom Lake subdivision.

• Approved request to re-plat Phase 3, Section 5, Lots 645-R and 646-R of The Hills Above Possum Kingdom Lake subdivision.

• Approved request to re-plat Phase IX, Lots 224, 225 and 226 of The Cliffs at Possum Kingdom Lake subdivision.

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