Road Supt. objects budget restraints
HUNTSVILLE — In a highly unusual turn of events here Monday evening, County Commission’s Intergovernmental Committee was reconvened several minutes after it had adjourned to discuss and act on two non-agenda items.
County Attorney John Beaty informed the committee that it could re-open the meeting if there were no objections from the full body of commissioners present.
There being none, Committee Chairman Ron Blevins called the meeting back to order, during which:
• By a 4-2 vote, the committee approved conducting two public hearings required before a section of an abandoned county road in the 7th district could legally be closed (at the request of Jerry Gonzales); and,
• Agreed to look into allegations brought by Road Supt. Dick Sexton against Finance Director Brian Strunk, who he accused of “micro-managing” his budget.To continue reading, please subscribe to the Independent Herald. If you are already a subscriber, email firstname.lastname@example.org to receive login credentials. If you are a subscriber who is logged in and believe you are seeing this message in error, please email email@example.com or call 423-569-6343.