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LOCAL NEWS

 

The Casey County Fiscal Court met in regular session Monday.

 

Under General business judge-executive Randy Dial asked for authorization from the court to renew the agreement with Capstone for health insurance services. That motion was made and approved.

 

The court also voted to authorize judge-executive Randy dial to advertise for bids to engage an auditor for the annual audit.

 

Also under General business two amplifiers and an audio mixer were declared Surplus equipment for the AG Center.

 

Under Road business 50 tons of coal mix was declared Surplus and will be sold to Green County.

 

Under Jail business, the court has been considering a switch from the current food provider for the Jail, Brown's Food Service, to a Food Management company, which would not only provide the food, but prepare and serve it, at a lower cost. In addition, Kell Well would potential save the county wages paid by taking over the current food staff. Magistrate, Bart Woodrum, raised the issue of possible legalities concerning the County's contractual obligations...

County Attorney, Tommy Weddle...

After a lengthy discussion, the issue was tabled to allow Judge Dial to consult with Brown's Food Service. Pending that result, the court may have to wait until next year to request bids for that type of food service.

 

The Fiscal Court also voted to accept 3 tax district rates for filing purposes. Judge Dial...

 

Judge Dial also asked the court for authorization to join with other Kentucky Counties engaged in a law suit against Opiod producing companies...

The motion was approved pending analysis by the County Attorney.

 

Sheriff Chad Weddle presented his monthly activity report for the month of August...

Judge Dial also complimented recent renovations to the Sheriff's Office...

 

 

Magistrate Robby Murphy asked about a possible Burn Ban for Casey County...

A Burn Ban could be issued later today.

 

The next regular meeting of the Casey County Fiscal Court is scheduled for October 7th.