Fiscal court takes care of business

Published 2:48 pm Monday, June 14, 2021

At the regular meeting of the Boyle County Fiscal Court Tuesday, magistrates took care of several items of business.

• Appointed Tom Ruby to the Planning and Zoning Board, replacing Jerry Leber, whose term expires at the end of this month.

• Appointed Artie Atkins to the Boyle County Library Board of Trustees replacing John Davis, whose term expires at the end of this month; and reappointed Sam Pollom.

• Presented the official road sign after renaming Rosel Road to Rosel-Martin Road to several family members who live on the lane.

• Heard Boyle County Health Department Director Brent Blevins announce he was not requesting a tax rate increase for the department for the upcoming fiscal year. He said the tax rate will remain the same at 3.7 cents per $100.

• Approved Emergency Medical Services promotions for Tim Bryant to captain; and Michael Mattingly to lieutenant. The court also approved the hiring of one paramedic and four EMTs

• Discussed recommended changes to the administrative code during the code’s annual review.

• Discussed and had the first reading of the county’s business license ordinance.