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.
LOCAL NEWS | On Monday, the Metro Council voted unanimously to participate in a federally-funded tuition reimbursement program for Moore County Health Department employees.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
After nearly a year, the Metro Zoning Ordinances now contain a category for medium to high density developments in the county. The Metro Council passed its third reading at their most recent meeting.
Mayor Lewis and the Metro Council are now seeking candidates to fill the vacancy created by the death of fifth district Council Member Tommy Brown.
On Monday, the Metro Council passed the second reading of a Brown-Forman rezoning request to make way for a new hotel on land the distillery owns just off Motlow Barns Road.