Hill County resident expresses concerns about biosolids

Editor: Shannon Cottongame September 22, 2021 The Hill County Commissioners Court heard concerns from a citizen about the use of biosolids on area farms, made appointments to local boards and considered other agenda items during a regular session held Tuesday, September 14. In open forum, Barbara Jenkins, who lives between Peoria and Vaughan, spoke to … Continue reading Hill County resident expresses concerns about biosolids

Hill County budget, tax rate adopted for Fiscal Year 21-22

Editor: Shannon Cottongame September 15, 2021 The Hill County Commissioners Court met in a special session Tuesday, September 7, and adopted the county’s budget and tax rate for Fiscal Year 2021-22. Adoption of the budget and tax rate wrapped up a series of budget hearings and workshops, a review of budget requests from county officials … Continue reading Hill County budget, tax rate adopted for Fiscal Year 21-22

Commissioners hold special session as county budget work continues

Editor: Shannon Cottongame September 8, 2021 The Hill County Commissioners Court met in a special session Tuesday, August 31, to consider several agenda items and continue working on the county budget. The court voted to solicit proposals for maintenance of the county's Lake Whitney tourism website, which is funded by hotel occupancy taxes in the … Continue reading Commissioners hold special session as county budget work continues

Hill County commissioners discuss COVID-19, budget

Editor: Shannon Cottongame September 1, 2021 The Hill County Commissioners Court met in a regular session Tuesday, August 24, and continued discussing the latest COVID-19 surge, the county budget for the coming fiscal year and other regular business. In his comments to the court, County Judge Justin Lewis reiterated the seriousness of the current situation … Continue reading Hill County commissioners discuss COVID-19, budget

Commissioners hold hearings, propose tax rate and budget

Editor: Shannon Cottongame August 18, 2021 The Hill County Commissioners Court held a series of meetings last week leading up to the annual process of adopting a budget and tax rate. Elected officials and department heads visited with commissioners throughout the hearings to present requests, most of which involved only minor adjustments to their individual … Continue reading Commissioners hold hearings, propose tax rate and budget

Commissioners approve reinvestment zone as discussions with solar developer continue

Editor: Shannon Cottongame August 18, 2021 The Hill County Commissioners Court continued discussions about a possible tax abatement for a solar project in the county during a meeting held last week. The court approved the creation of a reinvestment zone for 5,607 acres of land near Itasca and Milford, which is a necessary step that … Continue reading Commissioners approve reinvestment zone as discussions with solar developer continue