An annual rite of spring for Boyle County - the sheriff department's sale of delinquent taxes - will be moved to another county office.
The sale, which usually occurs about this time of year, will be conducted by the county clerk, and it will become a rite of summer.
This and other changes in the collection and disposition of delinquent taxes is the result of a resolution approved Tuesday by Boyle County Fiscal Court. Sheriff LeeRoy Hardin, County Clerk Trille Bottom and County Attorney Richard Campbell also endorsed the resolution prior to the meeting.
Under the resolution, which was made possible because of a new state law, the sheriff's sale of delinquent taxes set for this month was immediately suspended and all delinquent tax certificates will be transferred to the clerk's office at the close of business today. The clerk's office then will collect the 2008 delinquent tax bills and advertise a sale to be held in about two months.