Collier Land Purchased For New Jail

Anita Campbell
County Reporter
 The Benton County Commission held a telephone conference call with Roberta Collier at their June 12 meeting to determine a date to close on the real estate transaction to purchase property for the new jail facility.  The transaction took place on June 21 at 11 AM at Drake Land Title Company.
In other business District 2 Commissioner Jim Hansen made the motion to approve the reappointments of Randy Eaton and Don Kauble as Trustees to the Boonslick Regional Library Board for 4 year terms to run from July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2022.  Motion passed.
County Treasurer Rick Renno gave his weekly financial report, noting that sales tax revenues are up but that use tax revenues are slightly down.  County Clerk Susan Porterfield submitted bills for approval and payment.