This week, commissioners are hearing from department heads who are presenting their wish lists for 2013. Those elected officials wishing for a raise apparently won’t receive help from the commissioners according to  Commissioner Mark Heinrich:

“For this year, the elected officials will not be receiving a raise.  That will go to commissioners court on Monday.”

But elected officials can appeal to a grievance committee.

As for taxes…

“ No.  We do not plan on a tax increase,” Heinrich said.  “We’re going through the budget now