2017-10-11 / News

County approves spending, personnel actions

During a regular meeting of the Morgan County Commissioners on Wednesday, October 4, county officials approved the following actions:

—Spend up to $11,520 for materials to finish an indoor batting cage at the county’s ballfield complex on U.S. 522 south of Berkeley Springs.

—Spend $35,393 for new software for the Sheriff’s Tax Office.

—Spend up to $33,000 on a new police cruiser for the Sheriff’s Department. Money for the 2018 Ford Interceptor SUV will come from the county’s Coal Severance fund. This will be the fourth cruiser purchased by Sheriff KC Bohrer since he took office in January.

—Hire Steve Moreland as a Sheriff’s deputy. Moreland will fill a position being left open by Deputy Dennis Jenkins, who is the department’s newly-designated Highway Safety officer.

—Advertise to hire two part-time court officers to fill a bailiff post left empty by Moreland’s move to the Sheriff’s Department.

—Update E-911 Advisory Board bylaws.

—Sign county’s Financial Statement.

—Proclaim October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

—Make payment #2 to Callas Construction for exterior work at The Pines in amount of $258,965.

—Make payment #9 to Design Concepts for architectural services at The Pines in amount of $18,525.

—Designate Animal Control officers Stephanie Nickles and Ivory Brown as county Humane Officers.

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