Mason Co. Commissioners Set Budget Hearing, Take Another Step On Subdivision Regs

At their meeting Monday morning, Mason County Commissioners set August 22nd as  the date for public hearings on the County’s proposed budget for 2023 and  on the Tax Rate for 2022.  Commissioners are meeting each Monday during August.

Other items on the Mason agenda included voting to set the salaries, expenses and allowances for elected officials, and approving a purchase of technology equipment.

Commissioners also approved an order authorizing  preparation of a Takings Impact Assessment regulation of subdivisions in the unincorporated areas of the County, and  approved  a Takings Impact Assessment to regulate subdivisions. Both actions are required first steps in establishing the subdivision regulations.  Appearing on KNEL’s Morning Program Tuesday, County Judge Jerry Bearden said it is a deliberative process a with a number of opportunities for make changes as they proceed.  A hearing on  the proposed regulations is expected in September.