Some 72 percent of the current county budget is unspent, Berka said.
Also on Feb. 14, the court accepted for recording numerous documents, including a check and explanation of funds from John M. Clark, Inc., related to the county’s “school land” in West Texas.
County Judge Dean Fowler said the check was for a “service agreement” with Clark, and that it and the other recorded documents would be available for public inspection at the County Clerk’s Office.
In other business, commissioners approved paying Sydaptic, Inc. $672 from the Courthouse Security fund for a battery backup which was ordered from the jail control board.
The court also approved the Gilmer Area Chamber of Commerce’s request to hold its April 19 annual Easter Egg hunt on the courthouse lawn at 11 a.m.
As reported in the Feb. 15 edition of The Mirror, the court also tabled proposals on computer information technology for further study.