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San Patricio County
During the County Commissioners Court meeting on Aug. 22, County Auditor David Wendel presented revised recommendations for the 2017 Budget and effective tax rate calculations. Following discussion, the court agreed to increase the amount budgeted for delinquent and protested taxes, increase the debt service amount and fund balance and increase funds for election equipment. No increase for elected officials’ salaries, compensation and expenses was approved.