Quo­rum Court to dis­cuss SRO for Har­mony Grove District

The Saline Courier Weekend - - FRONT PAGE - By Dana Guthrie [email protected]­ton­courier.com

The Sa­line County Quo­rum Court Fi­nance Com­mit­tee will dis­cuss an ap­pro­pri­a­tion or­di­nance that will fund a school re­source of­fi­cer for the Har­mony Grove School District.

Ac­cord­ing to the or­di­nance, the district and the Sa­line

County Sher­iff’s Of­fice have en­tered into an agree­ment that will pro­vide the SRO. The start­ing date for the of­fi­cer will be Aug. 12.

The to­tal amount of the ap­pro­pri­a­tion, if ap­proved by the full court later this month, will be $32,645. The or­di­nance also states the all ap­pro­pri­ated ex­penses of the po­si­tion will be re­im­bursed by the school district and that the po­si­tion will only last as long as re­im­burse­ment is re­ceived.

The com­mit­tee will also be­gin a dis­cus­sion con­cern­ing the Sa­line County Stormwa­ter Man­age­ment Plan.

Other items on the agenda in­clude:

•An ap­pro­pri­a­tion or­di­nance trans­fer­ring county gen­eral funds in or­der to fund part-time help for the Of­fice of Emer­gency Man­age­ment.

•An ap­pro­pri­a­tion or­di­nance trans­fer­ring District Court Au­to­ma­tion funds in or­der to cover the costs of District Court re­lated tech­nol­ogy.

•An ap­pro­pri­a­tion or­di­nance con­cern­ing se­cu­rity grant funds for 2019.

•An or­di­nance amend­ing the Sa­line County Per­son­nel Pol­icy con­cern­ing state­ment of earn­ings in­for­ma­tion.

•The re-ap­point­ment of Terry Ni­chols to the Board for the Tur­tle Creek Sub­or­di­nate Fire Im­prove­ment District.

•The re-ap­point­ments of Matt Nal­ley and Adam Wor­ford to the Sa­line County Plan­ning Board.

The com­mit­tee will meet in Court­room 1 at the Sa­line County Court­house, lo­cated at 200 N. Main St. in Down­town Ben­ton.

The meet­ing will be­gin at 6:30 p.m. and is open to the pub­lic.

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