Lewis County Herald - Serving Hohenwald, Lewis County Tennessee Since 1898

By Becky Jane Newbold
Managing Editor 

Committee has Another Plan for Solid Waste Fees


Left, Lewis County Commissioners Aren Ragsdale, Jim Grinder, Larry Hensley, Bill Dyer, Allison Tanner and Wendell Kelley met as the Lewis County Solid Waste Committee went through the Solid Waste budget for the upcoming fiscal year to determine where and how much could be cut in expenses.

During committee meetings Monday, June 1, 2020 at Lewis County Courthouse, Mayor Jonah Keltner presented a list of findings for consideration by the Solid Waste Committee.

The most serious is the pending shortfall unless changes in revenue are approved.

As of Monday morning, the Solid Waste fund had $110,890, "the lowest it has ever been at this point of the year," the mayor stated, in warning of a potential negative balance looming in coming months.

"And for the seventh consecutive month, I'm warning commissioners again that this fund will soon have a NEGATIVE Fund Balance if you all don't...

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