Saturday, April 20, 2019

Tag Archives: County Commissioners

County Board meeting leaves residents with few answers

  A contentious Johnson County board of commissioners meeting Tuesday night, May 24, left county residents with more questions than answers. The regular meeting was moved to the high school commons to accommodate expected crowds, following an emergency meeting held on Friday, May 6th to discuss the acquisition of part …

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Johnson County to nominate a new sheriff after 40 years

Johnson County residents will, or have, cast their vote on many important issues in tomorrow’s, March 18, 2014, primary election, including a new sheriff. Sheriff Elry Faulkner plans to retire at the end of his current term ending December 1, after serving Johnson County for 40 years, with very little …

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Commissioners reconfigure Dry Systems’ tax abatement

The county commissioners met for a regularly scheduled meeting Monday in which it was decided to rescind the action taken on May 7 concerning an abatement provided to Dry Systems Technologies for five years and a new motion was made to allow for a ten-year abatement. The commissioners passed the new resolution …

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Commissioners approve pay cuts to incoming elected officials

The county commissioners met in a regularly scheduled session Monday in which it was voted 2-1, to reduce pay to the incoming county commissioner, coroner and circuit clerk. Incoming Johnson County elected officials pay is set 180 days prior to taking office. In November, the elected circuit clerk will begin …

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Commissioners approves Johnson County Comprehensive Plan

The Johnson County Comprehensive Plan resolution was passed in a regularly scheduled commissioners meeting Monday and will provide a guideline for the county to seek both financial and infrastructural improvements to the region. Johnson County initiated a study in 2008 looking to fulfill an obligation to the Southernmost Illinois Delta …

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