Article by W. Clay Crook-
The Mayor and Board of Aldermen for Scotts Hill met on Monday evening, June 7, 2021. There was lengthy discussion on the solid waste pick-up issue and the motion to purchase a side-arm garbage truck was withdrawn after some newer bids were presented. The low bid by United Waste Haulers of Tennessee, LLC, was approved.
The board approved some budget amendments to accommodate the DRA grant changes, and also raised the bid requirement amount from $5,000.00 to $10,000.00.
Also, in order to remain competitive, the starting salary for the police department was raised by the board to $15.00 per hour. The board approved to give the employees 40 hours of paid time off (PTO) on July 1st and another 40 hours on January 1st each employee can accrue 3 hours per pay period with a cap of…
For complete coverage, see the June 16th edition of The Lexington Progress.