chickasaw County board of supervisors

The Chickasaw County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved the county’s 2020-21  budget and tax levy last week, but not before a former supervisor and current candidate expressed his displeasure with the process. The budget approved calls for an urban levy of $5.63688 per $1,000 valuation, a...
Chickasaw County’s elected officials will be getting raises next summer; it’s just not as large as the ones the Compensation Board recommended. The Board of Supervisors last Tuesday voted to cut those pay hikes in half, and Compensation Board Chairman Michael Kennedy said after the meeting that “it...
Chickasaw County may lose its assessor, and county, city and school officials reacted by offering Ray Armel a raise, effectively immediately, in an effort to keep him. Armel has received an offer from Fayette County to be its assessor, a role Armel took over when Chickasaw County Assessor Doug...
After a week in which the “story” seemed to change every day, Chickasaw County should finally have an environmental health director and sanitarian in place.  The Board of Supervisors unanimously voted Monday morning to enter into a 28E agreement with Howard County to provide the services until the...
Chickasaw County residents won’t get the chance to vote on making ambulance service an “essential” one this year, after all. The Board of Supervisors last week decided that it would postpone the question until the 2020 General Election, and in an interview on Friday, Board Chairman Jacob Hackman...
The Chickasaw County Board of Supervisors again discussed legal fees “with possible action” for the Chickasaw County Ambulance Council on Monday, but ultimately tabled the item until this coming Monday so that Ambulance Council Chairman and Supervisor Steve Geerts, who was unable to attend, could...
The Chickasaw County Secondary Roads expenditures budgeted for the current fiscal year will increase by $270,000, the County Board of Supervisors heard when setting a budget hearing for Monday, May 6 at 9:15 a.m. in the boardroom.It also heard about transfers for a tentative grant to County...
Despite receiving a recommendation from its attorney to pay one-ninth of an ambulance bill on April 1, the Chickasaw Board of Supervisors took no action on it because “update on the Ambulance Council” was all that was on the agenda.On Monday, under “discuss legal fees for the Chickasaw County...
The Chickasaw County Board of Supervisors heard a recommendation to pay one-ninth of the attorney bill of the Chickasaw County Ambulance Council on Monday based on there being nine voting members of the council, from County Attorney Jennifer Schwickerath. No action was taken.*The board also heard...
In an update regarding “the Community Services building,” Chickasaw County Board of Supervisors ruled out using a former accountant’s office on the market and Chairman Jacob Hackman pressed the board to revise a request for proposals of county specs in a new addition — or whatever it winds up being...

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