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 >)