Brundidge Council passes $9 million budget, approves 5 percent raise for employees

first_img Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Book Nook to reopen Latest Stories The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits By Jaine Treadwell Skip Sponsored Content Published 7:42 pm Wednesday, December 4, 2019 “The city will be open for business on Thursday, December 26,” Boyd said. The council recessed until December 10 to discuss the ambulance contract.“The ambulance contract is very important to Brundidge and to all Pike County,” Boyd said. “We want to make the best decision for all of us.” When the Brundidge City Council met Tuesday, there was a new member at the council table.Prior to the council’s regular meeting at 5 p.m., Brundidge Municipal Judge Don Dickert swore Michelle Griffin into office as the council member from District 2. Griffin was appointed by the council to complete the term of her dad, Arthur Lee Griffin, who died in November. Griffin served on the Brundidge City Council for 27 years.Michelle Griffin’s first official act on the council was to vote on the finalization of the city’s FY2020 budget. The council unanimously voted to finalize the FY2020 budget at a total of $9 million. You Might Like Pike County Schools awarded grant to upgrade technology Pike County Schools – in partnership with Coffee, Fayette, and Lamar County Schools – has been selected for a $285,469… read more The council also voted unanimously in favor of a 5 percent raise for the city’s 48 employees. The total amount of the raise will be around $94,000, Mayor Isabell Boyd said.The council appointed District 3 Council Member Margaret Ross as mayor pro tempore, the position was previously held by the late Arthur Lee Griffin.Boyd said she is looking forward to working with Council Member Griffin and with Ross as mayor pro tempore. Email the author “Michelle is young and will bring new ideas to the council and will have a different perspective to share,” Boyd said. “Margaret will have a different role on the council and I’m sure she will fill it well.”The mayor informed the council that the city has received a 2020 Census Outreach grant in the amount of $5,642.“We are very appreciative on the grant,” Boyd said. “It will be used to advertise the 2020 census with hopes of reaching people about the importance of the census to Brundidge and to reach people who are not familiar with the forms and the use of computers. It is also a way to let people know that the 2020 United States Census can be trusted. There are so many incidents of identity theft now that people are skeptical about giving out their personal information. We want to encourage our citizens to respond to the census because it is important to Brundidge and its future.”The council voted to give city employees holidays on both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Patriot Health ZoneHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential Health32-second Stretch Ends Back Pain & Sciatica (Watch)Healthier LivingThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel Brundidge Council passes $9 million budget, approves 5 percent raise for employees Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Print Article By The Penny Hoarderlast_img read more