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Page 6B - The News Friday, September 30, 2016 Back Page Trini ouncil me ers Bids tabled for EDC Phase II street construction fiscalye;trwas$.524470 eralfund, which includes ther, the 2016-17 gen- spending and revenue, penses. ByRussell Slaton per $10( valuation. The everyday government eral fund consists of That marks an increase During the Trinidad The News Correspondent 2016-17municipalbud-spending, and a system $89,590.49 for adminis- of about $123,000 in City Council's regu- TRINIDAD-Trini- get totzls about $1.2 fund, which is tied to the tration, $250 in city park water and wastewater lar September monthly dad City Council mem- million, city's water and waste- spending, $6,548 toward spending over the past meeting, held on Tues- bers adopted the city's While the budget haswater services. The the Trinidad Community two fiscal cycles. That day, Sept. 20; members budget and property tax increaseJ, by paying off 2016-17 general fundCenter, $167,311.84 for increase comesbecause tabled any ction on rate earlier this month, drainage improvementbudget projects revenue the street department, of water and wastewater bids for cofistruction during a Sept. 6 special bonds that were origi- of $493,909.47 with $68,017.14 for munici- projects undertakendur- of Trinidad Economic 'session. That budget nally issued in 1986, $493,909.47 in spend- pal court and $162,192 ing that span, Trinidad's Development Phase and tax rate covers the the City of Trinidad was ing. The system fundfor the Trinidad Police city administrator said. II street project in the fiscal year spanningable to direct more sales expects revenues andDepartment. The 2016-17 general economic development from Oct. 1, 2016 until tax reve! ue toward gov- expenditures to match The most recent Trini- fimd spending increase corporation's business Sept. 30, 2017. ernmem spending, al-at $661,565. The debt dad municipal budgetovertwo fiscal cycles to- park. The two bids were Trinidad's 2016-17 lowing property tax service portion of Trini- available online, cover- tals about $10,000. The from Iron Horse Unlim- fiscal year property tax rate to lowered, said dad's 2016-17 fiscal year ing the 2014-15 fiscal debt service portion of ited for $296,600, and rate is $.498045 perTrinidad City Adminis- budget shows revenue of year, shows $482,995Trinidad's 2014-15 fis- Texana Land &Asphalt $100 assessed value,tratorTerriNewhouse.$119,044.01 with ex-in general fund spend- cal year budget included for $318,838.01. Trinidad's property tax Trinicad's municipalpenses of $103,827.50. ing and revenue, with $130,882.73 in revenue rate during the 2015-16 budget nsistsofagen- Broken down fur- $53 8,065 in system fund and $108,351.25 in ex- Meador Continued from Page 1A son County Sheriff's still hanging on to him. into a rifle case that was couldtell something was dingfield' s in-car video, to do with it. Meador Investigator Kay Lang- DeputieS were unable to strapped to the front of wrong in Beddingfield' Meador, testifying testified that he was ford, the street value of locate him that evening the 4-wheeler and re- s voice. Pochobradsky against his attorneytransporting it for drug the meth in 2014 was and prozured a warrant trievedanAR 15 assault and Beddingfield began James Mills' advice,dealers when he ran out around $250,000. for his arrest the next rifle. Meador then im- their careers at about the said he never intended to of gas. Meador was arrestedday. mediately raised the rifle same time, first in the kill the officers and that Meador apologized for the meth and was Two days later, on and fired a shot at Bed- Henderson County Jail he was trying to commit to the officers for what able to make bail just a March {1, 2015, Hen- dingfield at a distance of and through the years suicide by cop. couldhave happened. few days later. Accord- derson County Depu-less than 30 feet. working together in During his testimony, "I apologize for put- ing to McKee's opening ties Br d Beddingfield The shot missed Bed-various positions with- Meador told the court ting ya'll in that posi- statement, he believed and Kyl# Pochobradsky dingfield and he imme- in the department. "I that his life got out of tion. I was only think- the bail was set "reck- along With Sheriff In- diately began returning knew something wasn't control when he start- ing about me," he said. lessly low". vestigalors Kay Lang- fire. As this engagement right by the sound of ed using methamphet-"I know you'll do a After bailing himself ford an( Wick Gabbard was beginning between his voice." Said Pocho- amine, good job." out of jail on the drug acting pn information Meador and Bedding- bradsky, Meador also testified Meador has been ar- charges, Meador wasabout tlle whereabouts field, Deputy Kyle Po- Pochobradsky testi- about the wounds he rested several times stopped again by Dep- of Mea, lor, arrived at a chobradsky, the second fled that after hearing received in the shootout in Henderson County. uty Mack on March 29 home on County Roadofficer to arrive at the Beddingfield, he rushed and his medical condi- Among the charges are for a faulty license plate 4305. residence, had already to the back of the house tions. Since the shoot- felony drug and illegal light. During the traffic Depub, Beddingfield, exited his vehicle and where Beddingfield and out, Meador told thepossession of a firearm stop, Meador admitted who waS the first to arrive could hear Beddingfield Meador were located,court that he doesn't by a felon. He was re- to smoking marijuana at the rq,'sidence, imme- giving Meador com- As he was rushing tohave full use of his legs leased from prison in in the car just before diately spotted Meador mands, the location, he could or his bowels. 2012. the stop. As Mack tried sitting an a 4-wheeler During questioning see and hear the gunfire. During cross-exami- Meador's drug charg- to detain him, Meador as soon as he drove up. by District AttorneyPochobradsky was able nation, McKee pressed es are still pending in broke free of the deputy As Beddingfield exited McKee, Pochobradsky to draw his weapon and Meador to tell him the U.S. Attorney's of- and made it back to his his pat:ol vehicle, he told the judge that al- engage Meador. where he got the over rice. vehicle and drove off ordered Meador off the though he could not see The entire event lasted five pounds of meth as at a high rate of speed 4-whee er. Rather than the defendant as he was only a few seconds and well as what he planned while the deputy was comply, Meadorreached exiting his vehicle, he was captured by Bed- Two Trinidad Homecoming are Crown Bearers Kason Moore (left) The 201 Wendt Nelson, The News Pholo/Russell Sleton Trinidad High School Homecoming Court, includes Princess Zoey from left) and Crown Bearer Kason Moore of Trinidad )1, senior Devon Patch (second row, from left), senior Sienna , freshman Jade Shoulders and freshman Cameron rra Johnson, senior Raymond Dawson Bannister and junior Zack Stanfleld. The News Photo~Russell Slaton Trinidad High School Freshmen Court members are Jade Shoulders (left)and Cameron Brookins. The News Photo/Russefl Slaton are Trinidad High School Senior Court members are Jerry Bannister (left) and Sienna Nelson. The News PhotoARussefl Sleton Trinidad High School Senior Court members are Raymond Dawson (left) and Devon Patch.