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Posted Thu, August 10, 2017 1:13 PM
Shop Smart on Tax-Free Weekend This weekend (August 11-13) is the Texas Tax-Free Weekend and JCISD has posted the 2017-2018 Dress and Grooming Guidelines, as well as school supply lists for all campuses, so shoppers will be able to save money on supplies and buy clothes that comply with the dress code. Both students and parents are encouraged to take the time to review the guidelines and supply lists before shopping and before the start of school.
The budget for the upcoming fiscal year remained a topic of discussion at Tuesday’s Commissioners’ Court session. They sent the Sheriff’s proposed budget back for a few organizational changes and voted to approve a raise in taxes. Tax Rate After lengthy discussion and a short recess, Commissioners voted to raise taxes in the county to .3970, a rate just below the rollback rate.
Johnson City Volunteer Fire Department used a cost share grant from the Texas A&M Forest Service Rural Volunteer Fire Department Program to help purchase a slip-on unit that will increase the department’s capacity to save lives and property. A slip-on unit is a complete self-contained firefighting system designed for a pick-up truck or custom-built vehicle platform.
Shop Smart on Tax-Free Weekend This weekend (August 11-13) is the Texas Tax-Free Weekend and JCISD has posted the 2017-2018 Dress and Grooming Guidelines, as well as school supply lists for all campuses, so shoppers will be able to save money on supplies and buy clothes that comply with the dress code. Both students and parents are encouraged to take the time to review the guidelines and supply lists before shopping and before the start of school.
First responders in Johnson City got a treat last week when children from the First United Methodist Church knocked on their doors, bearing hand-made thank-you cards and kid-made chocolate chip cookies. They had learned how the sheriff, police, firefighters, EMS and game warden work together to protect and rescue them and their families, so the kids were there to make sure their protectors knew their work was appreciated. The youngsters were part of the “Caring Kids” community service ...

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