Burn Ban Reinstated by County Commissioners; Presentation Given of Fiscal Year 2019 Financial Audit

Joseph Grant

The Nolan Commissioner’s Court met in regular session on Monday. December, 9 at 9 a. m., in the County Courthouse, Sweetwater.
The Commissioners approved to reinstate the burn ban.
The minutes of November 25th meeting were approved.
A resolution to participate in tax abatements with Sweetwater Wind III under Chapters 312 & 313 of the Texas Tax Code was declined by the Commissioners.
As a result, the public hearing concerning the establishment of Reinvestment Zone for the Tax Abatement in accordance with notice posted in newspaper never took place, and an order establishing a reinvestment zone to be know as Sweetwater Wind II Reinvestment was not approved.
The Commission approved the County to go out for bids for the remodel of countertops in the Courthouse.
A presentation of Fiscal Year 2019 Financial Audit by Stacey McGee with Roberts & McGee was given and was deemed “a very clean audit”. McGee thanked Nolan County and the staff at the courthouse for their cooperation and described the staff as “very accommodating”. Financials were represented fairly and the net positions were healthy for the County.
The County then approved the Agreement for Engineering Services for Emergency Warning Sirens and System (DR-4416) with Emprotec/Hibbs& Todd.
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