County commissioners


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • County commissioners certain administrative officers in some of the States, invested by local laws with various powers in reference to the roads, courthouses, financial matters, etc., of the county.
    • County commissioners See Commissioner.
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In literature:

The County Commissioners are sitting to-day.
"Laddie" by Gene Stratton Porter
At the county-seat, every so often, the school commissioners held an examination.
"Back Home" by Eugene Wood
In every county a tenth was demanded from the laity and a fourth from the clergy by the royal commissioners.
"History of the English People, Volume III (of 8)" by John Richard Green
The names of the commissioners are, beyond doubt, those of the first men in their respective counties.
"Thomas Davis, Selections from his Prose and Poetry" by Thomas Davis
He was also a county supervisor and a Tweed police commissioner.
"A Political History of the State of New York, Volumes 1-3" by DeAlva Stanwood Alexander
Claims for losses in the riot were made on Allegheny County in the sum of $4,100,000, which the commissioners settled for $2,772,349.53.
"A Short History of Pittsburgh" by Samuel Harden Church
More recently the work has frequently been carried on by the county commissioner of schools directly.
"Chapters in Rural Progress" by Kenyon L. Butterfield
The Commissioners of Cumberland county have certainly behaved very handsomely.
"The Johnstown Horror" by James Herbert Walker
He was again county commissioner during the years 1852 and 1853.
"The History of Dartmouth College" by Baxter Perry Smith
Elected county commissioners, and a man named Cooper is judge of the circuit court.
"Shaman" by Robert Shea

In news:

Portage County commissioners voted Thursday to approve the lease agreement that will lead to Robinson Memorial Hospital's change of status from county-owned to not-for-profit.
0Callaway County Commissioners want to declare 20 percent of the county blighted.
Adair County Commissioners look over flood plain maps of Adair County.
County commissioners unanimously approved a zone change for a new solar facility on the county's east side, Monday evening, after little discussion amongst themselves.
DAYTON — Columbia County commissioners will hold a special meeting Tuesday at 1 pm The meeting will be a workshop to discuss the 2013 county budget.
Tulsa County commissioners approved a resolution Monday outlining how the county would spend its $92 million in Vision2 quality-of-life funding.
The Summit Board of County Commissioners will hold its regular work session and meeting at 9 am Tuesday at the county courthouse in Breckenridge.
PALESTINE — Anderson County Commissioners Court will hold its regular meeting at 9:30 am Tuesday in the county courtroom of the Anderson County Courthouse Annex, located at 703 N Mallard St in Palestine.
Sept 24, 2012 11:11 a.m. Former Audrain County Commissioner Richard Webber officially opened the new courthouse elevator for service during a ribbon-cutting ceremony held Thursday in the Audrain County Courthouse rotunda.
Boulder County commissioners expressed sympathy on Thursday for anti-fracking activists' desire to ban hydraulic fracturing in drilling any future oil and gas wells in unincorporated parts of the county.
BOULDER — Boulder County commissioners have approved new oil and gas guidelines that will allow fracking on unincorporated parts of the county.
Boulder County commissioners on Thursday approved giving Longmont 83.7 acres of county-owned open space north of the Boulder County Fairgrounds.
MARIETTA — County commissioners are expected to sign off this morning on the location and construction of a building to house US Customs and Border Protection at Cobb County McCollum Field.
An independent firm will evaluate damage to Valencia Road in Shawnee County - that's the decision from Shawnee County Commissioners today.
Despite a record turn-out in Tuesday's run-off in Kendall County, Charlie Boyd IV and Mike Fincke, candidates for the Precinct 1 county commissioners seat, had the same number of votes.