Smith County, Texas — UPDATE: Flemming chastized certain comissioners for taking pay raises at a previous meeting.
As of today, the new approved tax rate is .324%.
Smith County continues to struggle in its effort to receive payments from child support offenders.
Joanna Flemming, former Smith County Commissioner, is speaking at a meeting this morning.
Flemming is a Grassroot Movement representative.
This morning she is addressing the budget and current commissioner policies.
She is urging commissioners to look closely at the budget, and not to make "crazy decisions."