Board hires financial consultant
The county Board meeting on January 15 opened with five appointments on topics ranging from youth intervention to the way the coroner surrenders bodies to local funeral homes.
Housing director Mardis Jones first presented information he had gathered on the cost of building a three bedroom, two bath house for a local family. That family was approved for a $25,000 housing rehab grant, Jones had said at a prior meeting, but the grant is not sufficient to cover the extensive repairs needed for the home. Supervisors have also considering purchasing a mobile or modular home for the family instead of building.