Commission Approves Premium Pay for Highway Dept. and Industrial Park Purchase after heated debate
November 18, 2021
All eighteen commissioners were present for Monday night’s Commission Meeting where the purchase of Industrial Park, premium pay for the Highway Department employees and budget amendments were discussed and voted on by the Commission.
The meeting opened with public input from Scherry Talley, owner of Miss Scarlett’s Bed and Breakfast, who sought to lower or get rid of her business’s solid waste fee.
“I am a widow, I live alone and [it’s] a new business that is getting started and I feel like it’s very excessive to charge me the [residential fee].. and then to charge me a secon...