|Published: 6:48 PM, 12/21/2012
Author: Rick Hooper
Source: The Newport Plain Talk
NEWPORT-Moving ahead with efforts to address courthouse
overcrowding, members of the Cocke County Legislative Body voted Thursday to
hire one fulltime and one part-time bailiff.
Finance Committee Chairman Phil Killion moved to fund the
positions for the remainder of the fiscal year, with the matter to be
re-examined in planning for next year's budget.
"Can we afford this," asked CLB member Calvin
"Yes, we have money in the undesignated fund
balance," replied CLB Chair Norman Smith.
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