BENTON COUNTY COMMISSION MEETS

The Benton County Commission met on Monday night for their regular monthly business session. The agenda called for an appointment to the E911 Board but it was postponed to a later meeting. County Mayor Barry Barnett had recommended that Sam Long be re-appointed to the Board of Public Utilities but that motion failed and will be taken up at next months meeting.

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COUNTY COMMISSION TO CONSIDER JONES PLASTIC DEAL

Benton County commissioners will vote on a resolution Monday night that provides incentive for Jones Plastic to stay in Benton County and expand their operations. The Benton County Industrial Board has reached a deal with Jones Plastic that will give them a 10 year, in lieu tax agreement. Jones Plastic will turn ownership of the property located at 470 industrial road back over to the Benton County Industrial Board for a 10-year period.

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