Fayette County

County honors fight against Alzheimer’s

by Emma Smith At Thursday night’s meeting, the Fayette County Board of Commissioners proclaimed June as Alzheimer’s and Brain Disease Awareness Month in support of the Southern Crescent 2018 Walk to End Alzheimer’s event. According to the proclamation, Alzheimer’s disease affects 47 million people worldwide, including 5 million people in America, and someone develops Alzheimer’s…

County approves foster program for animal shelter

‪In an effort to expand opportunities for adoptable pets to find homes, the county’s animal shelter received approval for a fostering program at Thursday night’s County Board of Commissioners meeting. ‬ Animal Control Director Jerry Collins presented the policy to the board that would allow for an animal to be taken from the shelter for one day up…

County’s 2019 budget process continues with public hearing

The process of finalizing the Fiscal Year 2019 Budget for Fayette County continued with the first public hearing at Thursday night’s Board of Commissioners meeting. Chief Financial Officer Mary Parrott led the presentation. The general fund balance is expected to see an increase of more than $540,000, and the property tax millage rate rollback will…

Brown stresses importance of mowing to development

After hearing complaints from several residents, Commissioner Steve Brown sought to explain the importance of ramping up the county’s mowing schedule at Thursday’s budget workshop. A plan to increase mowing services for Right-of-Way on state routes and local roads from three to four times to five to six times annually (supplementing the state’s obligation) drew…

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