Article by W. Clay Crook-
The Board of Mayor and Aldermen for Lexington held their non-voting work session on Monday evening, April 18, 2022, at the Lexington Utilities Operation Facility on Maple Street.
Lexington Mayor Jeff Griggs said that a letter had been received from Decatur County Mayor Mike Creasy that Decatur County will opt out of the airport agreement in August. Some of the aldermen and Mayor Griggs said they were not in favor of continuing under the current contract. The item will be discussed again in May.
The mayor said that he will start meetings with the department heads this week and get preliminary data available for the upcoming budget meetings, perhaps the last week in April or first week of May. Two hours will be the maximum meeting time.
Mayor Griggs discussed the efficacy of the workshop meetings, as they were designed to shorten the regular meetings, but the regular meetings have still been lengthy. However, if it went back to a single meeting, then it might run to three hours or longer. Mayor Griggs said that he would make an effort to…
For complete coverage, see the April 20th edition of The Lexington Progress.