Moriah Peterson, story and photos:
Edmonson County Fiscal Court was held on Monday, February 25, 2019 in the upstairs courtroom of the county courthouse.
Road Report- Greg Carroll reported to the court that seasonal employees will be called back into work a little earlier than normal this year to help finish paving work. He also said the mow trimmer had to have some maintenance work and that a road crew employee hit a guardrail with one of the pickups, which will need repair.
Sheriff Report- Sheriff Shane Doyle reported several drug arrests to the court. He reviewed one case where dispatch received multiple calls about a truck driving recklessly. The truck was located and through an investigation a significant arrest was made. He said the sheriff’s office also held their spring range qualification last Thursday.
Jailer Report- Jailer Hank Vincent reported 17 county inmates are lodged in the Hart County jail and two inmates are on home incarceration. It was also reported that all jailers qualified during the spring range qualification.
County Clerk Report- Election paper machines are set according to County Clerk Kevin Alexander. The state promised two election machines per polling place that automatically read driver’s licenses but the county hasn’t received these machines for all polling places in the county, according to Alexander.
Parks & Rec Report- Parks Director A.B Webb reported that all park bathrooms are open for the season. He also reported that due to faucets being left on in bathrooms, Parks and Rec will be using some their budget to replace all faucets for automatic ones to eliminate faucets being left on.
Tourism Report- The Chamber breakfast will be on April 12th at Edmonson County Health Care Center. The Cave Area Celebration will take place on April 17th beginning at 11am.
The Edmonson County Humane Society will be offering their microchip clinic on April 6th. Edmonson County residents can receive up to two free chips for their pets per household.
There will be a Vietnam Veterans Ceremony on Friday March 29, 2019 at the Brownsville Community Center at 10am.
Several items of new business were discussed, where the court voted to:
More articles on today's meeting are scheduled to be published later today.
The next Fiscal Court meeting will be on April 8th at 9am.