LAWRENCE COUNTY - AUGUST 22, 2023 - Due to a large number of people expected to turnout at tonight's Lawrence County Council meeting; the meeting has been moved to the Circuit Courtroom.
The meeting will be held at the Lawrence County Courthouse at 6:30 pm tonight.
Photo: Lawrence County Council
The agenda will remain the same.
Lawrence County Sheriff Greg Day will be presenting a pay study during tonight's meeting.
All public safety agencies across the state have been demanding higher pay.
Lawrence County Council have raised courthouse staff pay and was threatened with Judge mandates if they failed to do so in 2021.
The Lawrence County Council members raised the county's elected member's pay more than 20 percent after they demanded more pay over the last two budget cycles.
A brief look at the 2024 budget will raise almost by $3 to $4 million with several budget lines raised over the 2023 budget.
Property taxes have increased for most county residents. The assessed value in Lawrence County is approximately $2 million.
The agenda for tonight's meeting include:
LAWRENCE COUNTY COUNCIL MEETING
LAWRENCE COUNTY COURTHOUSE
August 22, 2023 6:30 P.M.
1. Pledge of Allegiance
2. Approve Minutes
July 25, 2023 Regular Meeting
Judge Nikirk – New Position
Nedra Brock-Fleetwood – Transfer
Lesley Lodmell – Quarterly Report
4. Items for Consideration
Approve LIT Applications
5. Department Reports
Prosecutor Sam Arp
Sheriff Greg Day – Pay Study & Transfer
Chief Public Defender Tim Sledd - Position Request
6. Court Orders
7. Any Unfinished Old Business