Monday’s meeting of the Cherokee County Commission was a relatively brief affair with the Commission designating the People’s Bank of Alabama as the County Depository, approving the “Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force FY2020” agreement – in the amount of $10,000 – and they additionally adopted a resolution and approved the State and Municipal Lease/Purchase agreement between Midland States Bank and the County Commission for a pair of 2020 Ford F250’s.
Commissioners approved liability and property insurance coverage with the ACCA Liability Self-Insurance Fund, Inc., for Liability, Property, Inland Marine, Auto Physical Coverage and Crime
Liability / $124,873.20
Inland Marine / $27, 214.37
Auto Physical Coverage / $31,257.03
Crime / $1,543.29
In other business Raymond Matthews recently tendered his resignation from the Industrial Development Authority Board as District #2 Representative. The Commission will appoint his replacement at their January 27th, 2020 meeting; resumes will be accepted through the close of business Wednesday, January 22nd.
It was also approved to close all County Offices, including the County Courthouse, Monday – Wednesday, December 23rd – 25th for the Christmas Holiday.
And Mrs. Elaine Henry, Director of the Cherokee County Public Library, announced that she would be retiring next February 1st (2020). Commission Chairman Tim Burgess along with Commissioner Carlton Teague expressed deep appreciation for a job well done:
The next regular meeting of the Cherokee County Commission is slated for Monday January 13th at 10:00am – in the County Administration Building on the Cedar Bluff Road in Centre.