The Cherokee County Commission is one step closer to implementing a new pay scale for county employees.
During the Planning Session held prior to this week’s meeting of the Cherokee County Commission, County Administrator Tim Burgess presented and explained in lengthy detail the overview of the implementation procedures of the scale for commissioners to study in depth.
It is now up to County Commission to further study the scale before it is brought to a vote, Commissioner Marcie Foster said that she is very pleased with the progress that has been made thus far.
Also during the planning session, commissioners were presented with Fiscal Year 2016 Budgets from the Cherokee County Public Library and the Cherokee County Detention Center.
The commission also approved a request by the Cherokee County Historical Society to place five Trail of Tears signs on the county right of ways on County Road 41 from Bethel Church to Watson’s Crossroads.
During the regular meeting, Commission Chairman announced that the meeting times for the August 10th and September 14th planning meetings of the Commission have changed, these meetings will begin at 8:00 a.m. with the regularly scheduled formal meetings starting at 10:00 a.m.
Several excess land redemptions were also approved along with an agreement with the Cherokee County Board of Education for overtime for school resource officers.
As requested by Cherokee County EMA Director Beverly Daniel the commission approve the adoption of the Hazards Mitigation Plan for 2015-2020.
Two jobs postings for the Revenue Commissioners Office were also approved with those being a Collections Clerk and a Personal Property Clerk.
Two amendments to the 2015 Fiscal Year Budget were also approved, transferring $300 from the Commission Office’s Repairs of Data Processing Equipment budget to the Office Supply Budget and transferring $300 from the Library’s Repairs of Data Processing Equipment budget to the Office Supply budget.
The commission also approved two amendments to the Sheriff’s Department 2015 Fiscal Year Budget transferring $4,000 from one line to another for vehicle repairs and $5,000 from one line to another for tires.
The next regular meeting of the Cherokee County Commission is scheduled for Monday, August 10 at 10: 00 a.m.