Pay raises for elected officials and county employees will be up for discussion the next time the Clark County Quorum Court meets.
This court of eleven J.P.’s not only has the AUTHORITY, but has accepted the RESPONSIBILITY to decide who gets raises, what projects get funded, where our money gets spent, etc.
Justice of the Peace Albert Neal got the silent treatment when he asked fellow justices to consider a raise for members of the governing body.
Incumbent justices of the peace Vanilla Hannah, Andrea Angle and B.J. Johns soundly defeated their challengers to maintain their seat on the Clark County Quorum Court.
Unofficial results indicate that Bledsoe won by four votes — he had 103 votes to Matthew Taylor’s 99. But with seven provisional ballots still on the line, the race will not be decided until Nov. 18.
Members of the Clark County Quorum Court will decide Monday whether its members should receive a bump in their pay for the meetings they attend.
Types of waste currently accepted at the Joan landfill include construction and demolition wastes, appliances, furniture, stumps, limbs and other bulky wastes.