By Joe Lewis - Staff Writer
June 27, 2013 — Carter Fiscal Court met in special session Wednesday to approve the second reading of the 2013-2014 fiscal year budget and approve pay raises for Court employees.
The Court unanimously approved the budget for the upcoming year, which details $5,256,108 in total appropriations – a $98,354 decrease from last year's budget.
A five percent pay raise for all Fiscal Court employees was also unanimously approved. Among those receiving a pay bump are the Court's office staff, custodial workers, road department employees, jail personnel and emergency dispatchers.
Carter Fiscal Court will hold another special meeting on Friday, June 28 in Room 221 of the county courthouse. The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. and amendments to the Road Department is the only agenda item.
Joe Lewis can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone at 286-4201.