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County sells property on US 231; 911 telecommunicators now "first responders"

Ruth Ann Lee and Brian Phelps looks on as Judge Flener signs the resolution.

Butler County Fiscal Court met in regular session on Monday, September 23, at the Butler County Courthouse. All magistrates were in attendance: Stevie Givens, Kevin Phelps, Timmy Givens, David Whittinghill, and Dillon Bryant.

The court approved a resolution recognizing the 911 telecommunicators to be re-classified as first responders. Butler County dispatchers include Ruth Ann Lee, Brian Phelps, Karen Martin, Brittany Perrin and Ashley Jones.

Judge-Executive Tim Flener thanked the dispatchers for all they do for the people of the county.

The court approved $12,000 for the purchase of a truck for the jail and $30,000 for the purchase of equipment and accessories for the road department from the surplus auction in Frankfort.

The court went into closed session to discuss the selling of property on US 231. The court accepted sealed bids with a $40,000 minimum. They received one bid for $40,002. The court approved the sale of the property to Chad and Robin Johnson.

The court approved the following:

  • Bills and transfers
  • Transfer $25,000 from General Fund to Jail Fund
  • Litter Abatement checks to Boys Basketball $494, Cassia Masonic Lodge $300, and Gilstrap Community Center $464
  • Purchase of 200 ceiling tiles for the Butler County Health Department at the cost of $4.17 each



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