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COUNTY COMMISSIONERS. Certain officers generally entrusted with the superintendence of the collection of the county taxes, and the disbursements made. for the county. They are administrative officers, invested by the local laws with various powers.
     2. In Pennsylvania the office of county commissioner originated in the act of 1717, which was modified by the act of 1721, and afterwards enlarged by the act of 1724. Before the office of county commissioner was established, assessors were elected who performed similar duties. See Act of 1700, 4 Votes of Assembly, 205, 209.

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For the Nye County commissioners to seize a national forest makes as much sense as having the city of New York seize the Statue of Liberty," the Seattle Post-Intelligencer recently editorialized.
The Commissioners are not properly focusing on economic development and solutions that will help with the rising unemployment, as illustrated by the following dialog between Commissioner Brannon and a Walton County Taxpayer Wayland Davis at a recent County Commissioner hearing: