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Christian County Board To Meet Tonight

The Christian County Board will meet on Tuesday evening at 6:30 PM at the Christian County Courthouse. After public comments, Dani Knecht will be recognized for 20 years of service in the county.  A few zoning ordinances will be discussed and minutes will be approved. 


Committee reports will be discussed. Among the motions include looking at a county lot in Moweaqua, a court house lawn request for the 4th of July parade, more discussion on the animal control split from solid waste and zoning, and highway business. The board will go over court house and building business, talk tree removal, and draft a County Municipal Agreement for Animal Control.


Under executive/personnel/liquor/legislative, the board will go over the new low income housing ordinance, county board rules, ARPA fund requests, and annual cybersecurity maintenance costs.  The board will hear from the Sheriff's Office and go over an EMA request.  The ZBA will give their recommendations and discuss adding an additional jailer. 


Under audit/finance/purchasing/budget the board will approve claims, go over survey records, discuss flexible spending, review the budget hearing schedule and approve or deny the ARPA funds,


Under new business/old business/other, the board will go over the 9-1-1 director agreement, broadband Shelby Electric, ACT internet, COLA increase, Hiring procedure, noise ordinance, and a closed session. Gary Merker will be approved for 5 year ZBA term and the health board will give their report. 


The next County Board meeting is set for Tuesday, July 19th.  Stay tuned to Regional Radio News for more on this meeting at the conclusion of the event. 

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