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COMMISSION DISCUSSED VETS PARK WASTE ISSUE, GPS MAPPING SERVICE

At their most recent monthly meeting, Monday, November 15, 2021, the Perry County Commission handled mostly routine business, heard an update from Assessor of Property Brett Skelton on a contract renewal for GPS mapping services, and discussed waste disposal problems at Veterans Park.

In routine business, the Commission okayed unanimously, with one exception:

–quarterly reports as presented;

–a resolution requesting that the state allow certain all-terrain and off-highway vehicles to travel on state and county roads, with David Trull voting no;

–a resolution beginning a longer process of acquiring HOME grant funds through the Tennessee Housing Development Agency to rehabilitate owner-occupied homes in Perry County;

–a resolution joining the Tennessee opioid abatement settlement agreement that will distribute pharmaceutical company damages to individual counties;

–and the adoption of policies and procedures for the proposed bicycle/pedestrian plan introduced a couple of months ago for areas in the cane Creek community and near Mousetail Landing State Park.

In other discussion, Assessor Skelton reported that the one-year contract the county now has for GPS mapping of properties for tax purposes is up for an automatic one-year renewal in January unless the Commission wishes to take action to the contrary.

The service is provided at a cost of $20,004 per…………

……………FOR COMPLETE STORY, PLEASE READ 11.24.21 ISSUE………

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