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The Franklin County Commission’s announces voting location changes for the College Avenue, Courthouse and Electric Warehouse precincts. 

County presents annual budget

At the Franklin County Commission special-called meeting Sept. 27, Chairman Barry Moore announced the fiscal year 2018-19 budget for the county.

“I just want to thank Leah and Mandi, who have worked long hours putting this all together, and I appreciate the commissioners and department heads working together,” Moore said.

The overall budget is approximately $13,826,083.65. The General Fund budget is $7,000,564.53.  The Solid Waste Department budget is $2,625,915.41. The Highway Department budget is $4,199,603.71.

This budget includes all step raises that are due to employees; a 50-cent cost of living raise; and a retiree cost of living adjustment.

There is also a 5 percent increase in health insurance premiums that will go into effect Jan. 1, 2019.

Other actions taken at the meeting included:

  • approving the FY 2018-19 reappraisal budget of $877,776.03.
  • approving the 5 ton HVAC unit for the Franklin County Courthouse from Glasgow for $10,230.19.
  • approving the 911 contract.
  • approving the motion to rescind the Red Bay Tax/Tag Office roof bid that was previously given to MG Roofing for $12,715.
  • approving the motion to accept sealed bids for the Red Bay Tax/Tag Office roof project by Oct. 5.
  • approving the Health Department Fee for Service Resolution for FY 2018-19, which is the same as it was last year.

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