Cherokee County will no longer be issuing paper checks to its employees after the first of the year.
Monday night, the Cherokee County Commission voted to enter into a contract for 4-thousand 350 dollars with Delta Computer Systems to set up direct deposit.
It will go into effect during the first pay period of 2014.
In other action, the commission approved 138-thousand 580 dollars for Intergraph Government Solutions to do digital aerial photography of the entire county.
Revenue Commissioner Johnny Roberts, who further explained the importance of having the detailed photographs of the landscape.
Also Monday, commissioners voted to accept a FEMA Grant in the amount of 27-thousand 500 dollars with a 25-percent local match to update the Hazardous Mitigation Plan, which must be updated every five years.
The commission also adopted resolutions for resurfacing and traffic striping on County Road 15 from County Road 29 to the Georgia State Line and County Road 147 from County Road 44 to State Route 273, as well as resurfacing, striping and guardrail improvements on County Road 29 from County Road 12 to U.S. 411.
Commissioners also approved a contract for 15-thousand 260 dollars with the Auburn University Center for Governmental Services for personnel services as outlined in the Program of Work.
This will include, among other things, the development of a pay plan and job descriptions for county employees.
Commission Chairman Kirk Day announced Monday night that appointments or reappointments to the Cherokee County Department of Human Resources will be made during the commission’s next meeting on December the 9th.
Resumes and letters will be accepted through Wednesday, December the 4th.