Union County Board of Commissioners

Union County’s proposed tentative budget for the 2016-2017 fiscal year has been posted for public viewing. The tentative, and balanced, budget was approved at a special meeting of the Union County Board of Commissioners which was held first thing Monday morning, Nov. 14. The meeting was at the...
Paula Stairs was presented with the Sarah Jane Community Service Award recently. With Stairs are William Hall, left, of Anna, who is a member of the Shawnee Development Council board; and Bobby Toler Jr., who is the county commissioners’ representative on the council board.
Paula Stairs recently received the Shawnee Development Council’s Sarah Jane Community Service Award. The award was presented in recognition of compassion for others and dedication to the community. Stairs, of Cobden, is Shawnee Development Council’s county coordinator for Union County. The council’...
Tuesday, Nov. 8, was Election Day. A total of 8,716 votes were cast in Union County. The county has 12,685 registed voters. Here's a look at unofficial election results from Union County, as tallied at the Union County clerk's office in Jonesboro: For Union County Circuit Clerk Democrat: Tiffany...
A proposal for an updated aerial survey was presented at a recent meeting of the Union County Board of Commissioners. The proposal was discussed at a regular meeting of the board, which took place Oct. 14 at the Union County Courthouse in Jonesboro. A presentation was given to county officials by...
Frustrated residents repeated their concerns about the condition of a local bridge at last week’s regular meeting of the Union County Board of Commissioners. The meeting was Friday morning, Oct. 14, at the Union County Courthouse in Jonesboro. The focus of discussion was on an aging bridge along...
During a regular Union County Board of Commissioners meeting which was held Friday, Aug. 26, county officials determined that a special board meeting was in order for the presentation of a proposal to form a joint emergency telephone systems board, ETSB, with Alexander County. The proposal is...
The tax due dates for the 2015 real estate property tax year (paid in 2016) are set for Aug. 17 and Oct. 17, Union County Treasurer Darren Bailey has reported. The bills are scheduled to be mailed this coming Monday. The due dates for mobile homes taxes have not yet been established. The treasurer...
From left are Union County commissioner Max Miller, Union County Ambulance Service director Grant Capel, Ray Diel of Snedeker Risk Management (which represents ICRMT), Union County Ambulance Service assistant director Jaime Watkins, Kyle Shell from ICRMT and Kevin Kern from the Snedeker Risk Management Group. Photo provided.
The Union County Board of Commissioners, in conjunction with the Union County Ambulance Service, announce the addition of a new Stryker Power Cot to the ambulance service. Union County government has partnered with the Illinois Counties Risk Management Trust, ICRMT, to help manage the insurance...
The Union County Board of Commissioners acted last week to support a food program which benefits local senior citizens. The action came at a regular meeting of the county board which was held Friday morning, June 24. The meeting was at the Union County Courthouse in Jonesboro. The county...

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