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Magistrates discuss river gauge, “Work Ready” program; Dwayne McKinney appointed to ambulance board

James Moore, Director of Apprenticeship Programming South Central Workforce Development Board

Butler County Fiscal Court met in regular session on Monday, May 10 at the Butler County Courthouse. All magistrates were in attendance: Stevie Givens, Kevin Phelps, Timmy Givens, David Whittinghill, and Dillon Bryant.

The court made corrections to the minutes for April 26, 2021.

The court approved the use of a sheriff's vehicle for E-911 mapping updates.

James Moore, Director of Apprenticeship Programming South Central Workforce Development Board, and Aaron Poynter, Regional Re-Entry Coordinator South Central Workforce Development Board & Cumberlands Workforce Board, gave a presentation on Work Ready Community and programs available in Butler County for individuals wanting to work.

The court discussed the installation and maintenance of a river gauge at Rochester. They are in the process of applying for an 80/20 grant to purchase the gauge. Judge-Executive Tim Flener thinks the ferry fund can cover the annual maintenance fee of $6,000.

The court accepted Teresa Johnson's resignation from the ambulance board. The court thanked her for her years of service to the county.

Magistrates approved motions to advertise for materials annual bids and yearly contract bids on the Butler County Animal Shelter.

The court approved payment to the City of Morgantown for $112 from clean-up days.

The court approved the following:

--Hazard Mitigation Plan Contract- accept and sign

--AOC reimbursement form for July 1, 2021-June 30, 2022 $69,527.78

--FOBCA 1st quarter financial report Butler County Animal Shelter

--Appointment of Dwayne McKinney to the Ambulance Board

--Treasurer's monthly settlement

--Bills and transfers

--1st reading of the FY2022 Budget

--1st reading of Ordinance 05102021 Paradise View and Doe Run Road

--Litter abatement payment to Provo Development $600

--Payment of Transient Tax to Butler County Tourism Commission $1,810.05

--Leitchfield Exterminating renewal $250


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