10 November 2021

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Price tag for new county radio system about $2.2M

Price tag for new county radio system about $2.2M


The Harrison County Council heard a request from Sheriff Nick Smith Monday evening on a large-scale issue that he, and other county officials, hope to mitigate soon.
27 October 2021

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Funds approved for outdoor Christmas market

Funds approved for outdoor Christmas market


Council passes county budget for next year
After hosting the first reading of the 2022 Harrison County budget on Oct. 12, the county council voted 6-0 ...
20 October 2021

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County’s 2022 budget gets first reading

County’s 2022 budget gets first reading


After numerous late-night council meetings to fine tune the 2022 county budget, it seems things are getting close to completion.
29 September 2021

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Council approves additionals, transfers

Council approves additionals, transfers


The Harrison County Council approved numerous additionals and transfers during its brief meeting Monday evening.
15 September 2021

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Prosecutor’s office gets funds for Halloween event

Prosecutor’s office gets funds for Halloween event


The Harrison County Council approved a transfer for the Harrison County prosecutor’s office of $4,000 that will go toward its annual Halloween event.
08 September 2021

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Health officer makes case for ‘underpaid, overworked’ staff

Health officer makes case for ‘underpaid, overworked’ staff


Council changes funding amount for sheriff’s chief
The Harrison County Health Dept. is understaffed, underpaid and overworked, according to a letter ...
01 September 2021

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Council hears EMS request for budget shortfall

Council hears EMS request for budget shortfall


Chuck Wiley, chief financial officer for Harrison County Hospital, approached the county council at its meeting Aug. 23 to request $328,207 to cover shortfalls for Harrison County Emergency Medical Services.

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Most HC nonprofits to see ’22 funding unchanged

Most HC nonprofits to see ’22 funding unchanged


The Harrison County Council moved further in finalizing the 2022 county budget after marathoning through a meeting last Tuesday that lasted about 4-1/2  hours.
25 August 2021

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County employees to receive 4% raise

County employees to receive 4% raise


Prioritizing county employees has been the theme of the ongoing Harrison County Council budget sessions. And councilmembers unanimously voted last Tuesday evening to approve a 4% salary increase, an impact of $903,102 on the 2022 budget.
18 August 2021

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Council hopes ‘to do better’ with employee raises

Council hopes ‘to do better’ with employee raises


The Harrison County Council began budget discussion meetings for 2022 last Tuesday. These meetings are expected to last a couple of weeks as the council meets with numerous department heads to discuss specific spending and dollars requested for the coming year.