2018-04-04 / Front Page

County meeting


Commission chairperson June Merritt presented Code Enforcement Officer Phillip Law his recently earned Level 1 certification at the beginning of the meeting. Commission chairperson June Merritt presented Code Enforcement Officer Phillip Law his recently earned Level 1 certification at the beginning of the meeting. The Early County Board of Commissioners made short order of their brief agenda Monday at their April board meeting.

Commission chairperson June Merrit presented Code Enforcement Officer Phillip Law his recently earned Level 1 certification at the beginning of the meeting. (See page 2.)

While not discussed at Monday’s meeting, the county’s budget process is well underway evidenced by approval of March 20, 22, 27 and 29 budget meeting minutes in addition to the minutes of the March 5 board meeting.

The board approved 2017 tax releases totaling $3,014 on 13 mobile homes recommended by Tax Commissioner Ann Harrell.

County Administrator Spencer Mueller told the commissioners bids had been approved for the resurfacing of Howard Landing Road and Luke Station Road. He noted the LMIG projects total five miles at a cost of approximately $130,000 per mile.

Mueller and Mills both discussed several issues involved in final removal of previous FBO operators at the airport. Mueller also told commissioners that Kenneth Holt had been hired as a full time employee at the airport.

The board also approved a proposed plat at the corner of the intersection U.S. 84 and J.Q. Harvey River Road near Jakin for the construction of a Dollar General.

Merritt noted the board will be considering appointments to the Development Authority at their May meeting for Mike Newberry and Dee Grist whose six-year terms expire May 31.

There were no public comments and no additional issues were raised by the commissioners.

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