Showers keep burn ban off
May 28, 2013, 9:00 pm by Lance Reaves
Llano County Commissioners on Tuesday once again tabled the burn ban, appointed two officials to a Scott & White Hospital Steering Committee to work with some federal dollars for medical services, and agreed to send the changes to the lease for the Saltwater Infusion Program to Basic Energy Services.
Commissioners unanimously agreed to keep the burn ban off and will allow controlled burns in the unincorporated area of Llano Countyuntil further notice.
"We’re in the same place we’ve been in the last few commissioners court meetings,” Commissioner Jerry Don Moss said. "Everything is still green.”
Commissioner Linda Raschke again noted the continued amount of rain in the county as the main reason to table the ban.
"The rain over the weekend should continue to keep things green,” she said. "I think that will last until our next meeting.”
Commissioners appointed County Treasurer Sandra Overstreet and Commissioner Raschke to a Scott & White Hospital Steering Committee to work with the 1115 Waiver Plans, which are federal dollars given to Texas that is an infusion of money for the next three and a half years, according to County Judge Wayne Brascom.
"The basic concept is to use the money to provide more medical services to the community,” Brascom said.
"I think it’s a good
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