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Bowie County Commissioners call special meeting

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While some Bowie County Commissioners are questioning whether there is enough money in the upcoming budget, the County Judge maintains that's not the case.

The county has a total of about $3 million in monthly expenses, but records show the county is expected to have about $852,000 available cash at the end of the current fiscal year, which is September 30th.
    
Bowie County Judge Sterling Lacy say that's actually a good sign because the county will start collecting state tax revenue and property taxes in October.  
    
"We're in great shape, in spite of the chicken little the sky is falling, we're not broke" said Lacy.

Commissioners must adopt a budget and tax rate before October 1st.
    
A special meeting has been called for Friday, August 30th to discuss dates for a public hearing on a possible tax revenue increase.

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