With the first county payroll in 2019 scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 2, the Dawson County Commissioners Court has rescheduled what would have been its first Tuesday meeting in 2019 to Monday, Dec. 31 of this year.
    Since the payroll has to be approved by the Commissioners Court, County Treasurer elect Terri Stahl said this past Tuesday that it normally takes the treasurer’s office several hours after that approval to get everything ready in order to issue checks.
    The Commissioner Court’s normal meeting day would have fallen on Tuesday being Jan. 1, which is a county holiday, so that meeting had to be rescheduled.
    Several other items of routine business were addressed by the Commissioners Court on Tuesday. Those included the continuation of a contract with Fuel Masters for the delivery of fuel.
    Rhonda Martin, first assistant county auditor, said the agreement with Fuel Masters actually is a four-year contract but it requires annual review and approval by the Commissioners Court. The prices for fuel would remain the same, she said, and Stanley Gass, county road supervisor, has expressed satisfaction with the service provided by Fuel Masters.


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