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Section A: General News


County considering furloughs to balance budget


County considering furloughs to balance budget
PAT KOPECKI — Wilson County Judge Richard L. “Dickie” Jackson addresses more than 50 people in attendance during the July 12 Stockdale town hall meeting. Also on hand were (l-r) Stockdale Mayor Ray Wolff, Wilson County Pct. 4 Commissioner Larry Wiley, and Pct. 4 Constable-elect Jerry “Jay” Talley Jr., along with Wilson County Sheriff Joe D. Tackitt Jr.


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Wilson County News
July 20, 2016
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Wilson County employees may face furloughs to help meet an estimated $718,000 Wilson County budget shortfall. People attending a July 12 town hall meeting in Stockdale heard this and more from Wilson County Judge Richard L. “Dickie” Jackson, Wilson County Pct. 4 Commissioner Larry Wiley, and Wilson County Sheriff Joe D. Tackitt Jr., as they discussed taxes, public safety, and more. . . .

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Airborne Trooper  
wilson cty  
July 24 at 9:14am
 
Sounds like there has been some great planning with budgeting in the last few years. Now its time to cut back and Its suppose be done at employee levels. How about setting an example and start with your pay, judge, commissioners,... More ›

 
Franklin  
Floresville  
July 21 at 4:59pm
 
There aren't retention bonus'. Nowhere in the county budget is retention bonus'.

 
Senior Citizen  
Wilson County  
July 20 at 2:43pm
 
New guy, that $45,000 is a city expense -- not the county. You know, the City of Floresville that is awash in revenue?

 
New Guy  
Wilson County  
July 20 at 2:24pm
 
How about that 45K for code enforcement vehicle?

 
newguyntown  
floresville  
July 20 at 2:05pm
 
First threaten cuts to law enforcement, then next oppty threaten furloughs to employees, all in a guise to raise taxes. I haven't heard anything about commissioners themselves taking pay cuts, eliminating allowances, or ending... More ›

 
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Floresville  
July 20 at 10:53am
 
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