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Fiscal Court told another hearing to come
In Nov. 13-19 Issue

The Russell County Fiscal Court was told by Judge-Executive Mickey Garner that they would not be addressing his intention to remove Beckham Wilson from the Ambulance Board, since he is scheduling another public hearing on the matter.

The court did address transferring $25,000 from the general fund into the jail funds and they were told that there is about $43,610 in additional road funds available from the state and the magistrates approved of both.

Coroner Larry Skaggs told the court that the Russell County Hospital is making a portable morgue available to the county and asked that the court provide a place to safely store it. In the end it was suggested that he find out how much it would cost to add a lean-to onto the rescue squad building, since he said they were open to such an idea.

Some residents were present at the meeting to voice their complaints about the drag racing track at the site of the old airport and asked again if an ordinance could be passed regarding the noise and the fumes.

Magistrate Gary Robertson said he would look into any need for public hearings on this issue again. The matter had been considered earlier in the year and the court judged that a county noise ordinance was not something they would consider.

Steve Bell also had a noise complaint, explaining that the old quarry across from the entrance to the state park was going back into service and that it would be operating 24-hours a day.

He said the facility would be very close to his home and there was no way he would be able to sleep in his own house if that was allowed.

The cement plant being placed there is for the construction work which is soon to restart on Wolf Creek Dam.  No action was taken on this complaint.

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