LOCAL NEWS | On Tuesday, the Metro Board of Zoning Appeals approved a special land use exception application paving the way for an anaerobic digester to be built in Lynchburg.
Metro Council approves TRANs, distillery rezoning, and land use exception
LOCAL NEWS | The Metro Council passed a tax and revenue anticipation note, Jack Daniel’s rezoning request, and the third reading of the distillery by-products processing land use exception at Monday night’s meeting.
Goodbranch rezoning, tax anticipation note on Metro Council agenda
LOCAL NEWS | Tonight will be the final meeting for five outgoing Metro Council members as well as County Court Clerk Nancy Hatfield who will retire after six terms in office.
Metro Council passes 2022-23 budget
LOCAL NEWS | On Monday, the Metro Council passed the third and final reading of the 2022-23 Metro Budget. The four cent property tax increase will represent $10 additional dollars on a $100,000 home.
Metro Council approves educational support for Health Department employees
LOCAL NEWS | On Monday, the Metro Council voted unanimously to participate in a federally-funded tuition reimbursement program for Moore County Health Department employees.
After heated discussion, Council moves forward with 2022-23 Metro Budget
LOCAL NEWS | After a bit of a heated debate, the Metro Council approved the second reading of the proposed 2022-23 budget by an 11-4 vote on Monday night.
Metro Council kicks off budget discussions tonight
LOCAL NEWS | They’ve been working for weeks checking and considering every line item. Tonight, the Metro Budget Committee will present the proposed 2022-23 budget for a first reading vote. The meeting takes place at MCHS at 6:30 p.m.
One Council member votes against exploring pension for all Metro employees
LOCAL NEWS | It’s a big problem for Metro and one that costs Moore County quality employees. On Monday night, all Metro Council members except one voted in favor of a resolution to allow the state to study expanding pension benefits to all Metro Moore County employees.
Short agenda for Monday’s Metro Council meeting
LOCAL NEWS | The Metro Council will meet on Monday to discuss a rezoning at 65 Farm Bureau Street, a surplus ambulance, and Metro pension plans.
Metro Council votes to move forward with storm drain project
LOCAL NEWS | Storm drain issues frequently cause flooding near the Moore County Jail and along Elm Street. The Metro Council voted to move forward with a project to correct the issue on Monday.