Hartsville Vidette - County Commission re-elects Jewell as chairman

Updated: Mar 27

By Chris Gregory Managing Editor: Oct 1, 2020


Members of the County Commission re-elected Dwight Jewell as chairman during Monday night’s meeting.


Jewell was elected by acclamation, as was Bill Fergusson as chairman pro tem.


Commissioners also approved a number of budget amendments, including:


$1,858 in CARES Act grant funding for the library to purchase PPE items and teleconferencing equipment;

$2,970 in donated funds for the Fire Department to purchase four MSA 45-minute air bottles;

$540 for payment of a volunteer firefighter who is also a county employee;

$22,500 in CARES Act funding for the Senior Center;

$18,194 to hire an assistant in the Building, Inspection & Codes office;

$1,109 in unemployment compensation by the school system; and

$1,049,170 in a bond issued for the replacement of the roof at Jim Satterfield Middle School. (MORE >)


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