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Magistrates OK funds for G.R. Museum & litter abatement; Cardwell named to library board; road removed from county maintenance

Magistrates quickly worked through a relatively simple agenda on Monday, June 13, approving several items along the way. All magistrates, as well as Judge/Executive Tim Flener, were present.


 Under new business, the Butler County Fiscal Court approved the following items on 5-0 votes:


 –Green River Museum's (Woodbury) request for $2,500 to aid museum operations. Tommy Hines, director of the museum, shared the museum's activities and information about the displays and maintenance.


–Appointment of Latisha Cardwell to fill a vacancy on the Butler County Public Library Board.

–A litter abatement payment to the BCMS Book Club for $581 and the Reedyville Rural Development for $603.

–Request that .7 miles of Ben Brown Road be removed from county road maintenance. Judge Flener appointed two viewers, Kevin Phelps and David Whittinghill, and a hearing is set for July 11 at 4:30 pm.

–Request for proposals for the Butler County Rural Broadband Project. Magistrates reviewed guidelines for submission for broadband to areas in the county not covered by Charter Communications.

–Motion to approve and give Judge Flener the authority to sign the second addendum (an increase of $1.2 million) of the Memorandum of Understanding between the county and the state Administrative Offices of the Court on the proposed justice center building project.

–Approved second reading and adoption of a budget amendment for F.Y. 21-22 for $19,843.17.

–Motion to approve treasurer's monthly settlement.

–Motion to approve the transfer of $25,000 from the county's general fund to the jail fund.

   Declared the American Rescue Plan Act money as a loss of revenue for Butler County.


–All bills and transfers.

 Magistrates were also notified that Brian McKinney's last day on the payroll will be June 18, 2022. McKinney is serving as Deputy Coroner. Effective June 19, 2022, Butler County Coroner Marty Jones will be naming Charles Prices to the Deputy Coroner position at a pay rate of $3,913 yearly.



..Magistrates also reviewed sealed bids for materials and approved Drake's, Caneyville Crushed Stone, Martin Marietta, Hagan & Stone, Metal Culverts, and Scotty's vendors for the county.


Butler County Clerk Sherry Johnson asked for approval to pay the Board of Assessment members.





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