Union Co. Fiscal Court receives application from Tri-County Waste for solid waste transfer station

Union County Fiscal Court magistrates learned during Tuesday morning’s meeting that an application has been received for installation of a transfer station. Judge Jody Jenkins told magistrates the application was submitted Friday morning.

County Attorney Brucie Moore said that Judge Jenkins has about a month to review the application.

Judge Jenkins informed the court and Gus Kanipe of Tri County Waste the application has to be reviewed before the process moves forward.

In other discussions, magistrates were informed the reduced load limit on the Little Mason Creek Bridge on KY 359 has been raised from three ton to a ten ton limit. As previously reported by WMSK News on February 15, 2016, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet reduced the load limit from a 22-ton load limit to a 3-ton limit due to the condition of the timber substructure. Judge Jenkins said the repairs have been done and it will be added to the six-year road plan.

In other business, magistrates unanimously approved the appointment of Betty Brady of Morganfield to the Union County Public Library Board of Trustees to serve a term expiring June 2018.

Magistrates also unanimously approved the Union County Sheriff and Union County Clerk’s excess fees, and unanimously accepted the claims, transfers and the February Treasurer Report.

And fiscal court recognized the Union County High School Dancing Bravettes and Wrestling Team for their recent accomplishments at state competitions.

The next regularly scheduled fiscal court meeting will be held Tuesday morning, March 22, 2016 at 9:00 at the Union County Courthouse.

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