LIMESTONE APPRAISAL DISTRICT SPECIAL MEETING

The Board of Directors of the Limestone Appraisal District met in special session at   3:00 P.M. on Tuesday, January 9, 2018, in the Appraisal District board room in Groesbeck, Texas.

 

Members present:   Jack Beene, Stacy Hall, Mack Jones, John McCarver and Troy Miller                         

Members absent:    Renee Turner                                                                         

Staff present:  Karen Wietzikoski and Terri Lenamon

Attorney:  Charles Buenger                                              

Visitors:  None

 

Chairman John McCarver called the meeting to order.  Karen Wietzikoski, Chief Appraiser, certified proof of posting the meeting notice.  The meeting began with a prayer led by Troy Miller and then the pledges.

Troy Miller made the motion to approve the minutes from the previous meeting.   Mack Jones seconded the motion.  All voted aye, motion carried.

Mr. Miller made the motion to approve the payment of bills. Mr. Jones seconded the motion.  All voted aye, motion carried.

No public comments were received.

Next on the agenda was to transfer line items on the 2017 Appraisal Budget.  Upon the

Chief Appraiser’s recommendation, Mr. Jones made the motion to take $23,686.79 from Salaries and transfer same amount to Computer Services, and to further take $28,954.85 from Contingencies, $7,453.47 from Legal & Accounting and $1,966.71 from Travel and transfer $16,463.25 to Retirement, $13.36 to Health Insurance, $18,288.01 to Mapping, $787.21 to Advertising & Printing, $533.58 to Dues & Subscriptions, $2,000 to Contractual Services and $289.62 to Postage thereby keeping the budget in balance.  Mr. Miller seconded the motion.  All voted aye, motion carried.  There was a budget balance in excess of $20,000 which will be refunded and returned to the taxing entities at the same percentage in which they paid into the 2017 budget.

Board members turned in the Chief Appraiser’s evaluation forms which complimented Mrs. Wietzikoski’s job performance.

The Public Fund Investment Policy 4th Quarter Report for 2017 was presented for approval.  Mr. Miller made the motion to approve same.  Mr. Jones seconded the motion.  All voted aye, motion carried.

Corrections of the Appraisal Roll under Tax Code 25.25 were presented to the board.

Mr. Jones made the motion to approve this report.  Mr. Miller seconded the motion.  All voted aye, motion carried.

Terri Lenamon, Notary Public, was present to swear in the new board members.  The 2018-2019 board consists of Jack Beene, Ron Franks, Mack Jones, John McCarver, and Troy Miller.  Stacy Hall, County Tax A/C continues to serve as a non-voting member of the board of directors. After administering the oaths, the floor was open for nominations for Chairman, Vice Chairman and Secretary.  Mr. Jones made the motion to name John McCarver as Chairman.  Mr. Miller seconded the motion.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.  Mr. McCarver made the motion to name Mack Jones as Vice Chairman.  Mr. Miller seconded the motion.  All voted aye, motion carried.  Mr. Jack Beene, by acclamation, named Stacy Hall to serve as Secretary. 

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