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Jail or roads? Coryell officials discuss priorities

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Posted: Sunday, July 21, 2013 4:30 am | Updated: 5:05 pm, Tue Feb 11, 2014.

GATESVILLE — Coryell County officials are at a costly crossroads this week as they hammer together the 2014 budget.

Down one road is the expensive expansion of government services required to keep pace with a bulging jail population, crowded court docket, economic development and the growing need for mental health care.

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      • kempnergal posted at 1:08 pm on Sun, Jul 21, 2013.

        kempnergal Posts: 5

        I live off from Oak Springs Rd. I use FM 1113 to get there. All I ahve to say is that Oak Springs Rd is nothing but patch work, no real road service has been done in years. it needs to be torn out and rebuilt. I ahve called the County Commissioners Office a few times in the past and always got the same answer, it is not in the Budget. My question is when will this be put in the budget? Also the road that we live off of we had to pay the county to put in some kind of road and it was up to them to do the maintenance on this, everyone had to pay a certain fee for this. I have lived in my home since 1998, my husband paid to have this done before I moved here. I have never seen the county come down my road to pull road maintenance. It is like they get our tax dollars and in turn we get zero done, does not seem fair to me.

         

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