Edmonson County Fiscal Court met on Monday, December 11, 2017 at 9am in the upstairs courtroom of the county courthouse.
Magistrate Edd Rich was absent while magistrates Buck Simmons, Joe Durbin, Mark Woosley, Johnny Brooks, and Clark Wood were all present.
Road Report: County Road Foreman Ray Page reported that installation of road tiles were continuing throughout the county. There was limited mowing and trimming during winter hours while ditching was still ongoing. He also said that the backhoe, dirt work, and gravel work around mailboxes also was being continued.
Sheriff Report: Sheriff Shane Doyle reported that the first month of property tax revenue was $200,000 more in November 2017 than 2016, and that the county was already ahead of schedule on this month's tax revenue. Sheriff Doyle also reported that it appears his office will come in at a likely $60K under this year's budget.
Jailer Report: Jailer Hank Vincent reported 19 County inmates were currently being housed at the Hart County Jail, with one on home incarceration.
Parks and Rec: Program administrator Greg Hudson handed out brochures including photos, event schedules, and an overview of services provided by Parks and Recreation. He announced that the bluegrass jam continues tonight at the Community Center. He said during the last jam, the event was held at the community center and drew the largest crowd yet. He also updated various events in the county through the end of December.
The court also discussed possibilities of memorialization of county roads for fallen Edmonson County soldiers and you can read about the discussion by clicking here.
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