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County Commissioners hear Pierson resignation

The Parmer County Commissioners Court met in regular session on Monday, July 10 at the Parmer County Courthouse in Farwell.

Parmer County Tax Assessor Bobbie Pierson submitted her resignation effective September 29, 2017. She sited family health issues for her decision. The commissioners will discuss the resignation for approval at their next meeting on July 24. Pierson suggested that her deputy, Awyna Sanchez, may replace her.

In other business, the commissioners heard a collections report from Brent Sherrod of Perdue, Brandon, Fielder, Collins & Mott. The law firm assist the county in collections of unpaid taxes. They also assist taxing entities throughout the county. The commissioners also discussed the subject of collections on criminal debt on the county level.

The commissioners will next meet in regular session on Monday, July 24 at 10 a.m. in the County Courtroom of the Parmer County Courthouse in Farwell. All meetings are open to the public. The commissioners reserve the right to go into Executive Session at anytime.