Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar has sent cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts $893.2 million in local sales tax allocations for July, 20% more than in July 2020.
In their budget meeting, the Red River County commissioners approved a longevity pay raise for all county employees.
It was standing-room only at the Preserve Northeast Texas Stop Marvin Nichols meeting Tuesday night, as more than 200 people showed up at the Cuthand Methodist Church.
Councilwoman Kim Lindsey moved the council hire the auditors, based out of Paris, to replace Mike Ward, who the council hired in November for the 2019-20 audit, “since Mike Ward hasn’t produced the audit,” Lindsey said.
The group Preserve Northeast Texas Stop Marvin Nichols will meet this evening to discuss ways to stop the reservoir.
The Bogata City Council has several items on its Monday evening agenda designed to open discussion about creating standard operating procedures for meetings, officials and participants.
The City of Bogata decided this week to not allow their auditor to back out of an agreement made in October for the city's annual audit.
Texas Department of Transportation has work planned in the Paris District during the week of July 5, 2021.
BOGATA — City Council agreed to new counsel after the resignation of city attorney Jay Garrett at last week’s meeting. Garrett sent the city his resignation letter May 24 but had talked to Mayor Larry Hinsley a couple of weeks before he sent it.
BOGATA — The City of Bogata will be undergoing a forensic audit of its finances following City Council action. The council agreed that newly-chosen Mayor Pro Tem Cecil “Tex” Loftin would seek out five forensic auditors.
These schedules are subject to change due to weather conditions, equipment failure or other unforeseen issues.
Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar distributed $908 million dollars to cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts this month, a 31.5% increase over last year during the same time period.
BOGATA – The City Council will discuss findings of the 2019-2020 audit done by Mike Ward at Monday night’s meeting.
With all the “Pomp and Circumstance” due the solemn event, the graduates of the Rivercrest High School Class of 2021 took to the RHS gym Friday night for their graduation ceremony.
The cameras for the Rivercrest ISD bus stolen May 15 turned on when the suspect started the engine. Officials are asking anyone with information to contact the Red River County Sheriff’s Office or the Rivercrest ISD police.
Texas sales tax collections for sales made in March and for sales made in the first quarter of the year by quarterly filers topped more than $1 billion.
May 29 through 31 is the annual Texas Energy Star Sales Tax Holiday weekend.
Communities Unlimited is a nonprofit based out of Fayetteville, Arkansas, aiming to build up rural communities. The city is on a three-year grant through Communities Unlimited, and one year of that grant is already gone.
Mayor Larry Hinsley announced that the Internal Revenue Service had contacted the city about owing over $100,000 in back taxes, fines and fees from 2018 onward, with unusual circumstances surrounding it.
The Bogata City Council will discuss purchasing an Municipal Court Records Software module for warrant collections for the city court at Monday evening City Council meeting.
A Dollar Tree/Family Dollar combo store will be opening in early 2022, according to company spokeswoman Kayleigh M. Painter.