County passes on burn ban, proposes tax rate for FY 2019-20

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County passes on burn ban, proposes tax rate for FY 2019-20

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 17:19
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The commissioners chose not to reinstate a countywide burn ban Monday, despite a rash of grassfires in this area over the weekend, agreeing that the prohibition would have had little effect on what they believed were mostly lightning-related outbreaks. “It’s dried out some, and we’ve had a few calls,” said Judge George Briant, “but I don’t know how that burn ban would have any control over those…

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