Commissioners consider budget concerns
May 11, 2023
Financial questions and budget considerations were a recurring theme during the May 2 Sweetwater Board of County Commissioners meeting.
Several agenda items were called into question and action was postponed due to a desire to understand more about the impact on the county budget.
Judge Suzannah Robinson and Clerk of District Court DonnaLee Boback appeared before the commissioners to discuss a potential hourly salary increase for court-appointed attorneys. The current rate is $100 an hour, which it has been set at for at least 20 years. The current general rate paid for local attorneys is...