The Knox County Fiscal Court met in regular session at the Knox County Courthouse on Monday afternoon, November 4 in the District Courtroom.  

The change in meeting venue came as election officers and auditors were preparing for the 2019 gubernatorial elections that took place on Tuesday, November 5. 

During the meeting, the Fiscal Court approved the following motions:

• Fire Evacuation Plan for the new Knox County Detention Center 

• Pay of election officers

• Entering into an interlocal agreement with the City of Barbourville and the Knox County 911 ambulance service to continue annual fee. 

• Hiring part-time to full-time positions for the new Knox County Detention Center - employees Thomas Levery, Zach Bunch, and George Sizemore 

• Poll vote for the purchase of an asphalt tank for Knox County 

• Bids for engineering and contracting on Granny Rose Hollow for future road maintenance 

• Extension of occupational tax agreement for the City of Barbourville and Knox County 

The Fiscal Court tabled a discussion pertaining to Knox Central High School librarian Sherry Faulkner’s request. Faulkner requested Library Lane in Stinking Creek to be changed from a county/city road to a private driveway. A public hearing will be held to determine if such changes will be made. 

The Knox County Fiscal Court will meet again on Wednesday, November 20 at 11:30 a.m.

 

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