County Budget nearly finalized for the 2022 fiscal year, Solid Waste Fund has more than tripled
June 17, 2021
The County budget for the 2022 fiscal year was the hot button issue at last Monday’s County Committee meetings as the budget is scheduled to be finalized in late July.
The Solid Waste Committee was the first to convene during the June 7th meeting. Committee Members asked that a raise in pay be considered for Solid Waste Director Jason Drum. Commissioner Wendell Kelley suggested that Drum should be given a raise of $1,000, taken from the miscellaneous balance in the Solid Waste fund, which would make his pay approximately $17.40 an hour, and his annual salary around $36,300. All committee...