Clay County Commission held their last February meeting on the 22nd. The previous meeting minutes were approved, as well as the bills and purchase orders as presented.
A motion to approve the waiver of final settlement for the estates of Hazel Leah Stover and Mildred white McKenzie, deceased, was approved. A motion to approve the appointment of Aaron Meadows Hamilton, administratrix of the estate of Darby Glen Hamilton, deceased, was approved. A motion to approve the appointment of Oscar L. Sizemore, administrator of the estate of Jake W. Sizemore, deceased, was approved.
A motion to hire Kathleen Riffle as a part-time as needed EMT-B at the rate of $9.75 per hour, with no benefits, was approved. Employment was effective Feb. 22, pending a successful completion of a background check and drug screening.
After the action items were complete, committee reports were given. There will be a health fair on April 4 from 7:30 a.m.-12 p.m. at the health department. The first 100 participants get their blood tests for free. Prostate tests are an additional $10.
The next meeting will be March 8, at 10 a.m. with a special hearing for those affected by the closure of Queen Shoals PSD.