Monday, June 17, 2024
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This Week: Putnam Meets At New Location, Van Buren Considers Raises

This week in Upper Cumberland the Putnam County Commission moves its meeting location to the Cookeville Community Center.

Mayor Randy Porter said after conversations with Chairman Mike Atwood, concerns over rising COVID numbers caused the switch from the Putnam County Courthouse.

The Commission will be appointing a new chairman for the year at the Monday meeting. Porter will also give commissioners an update on upcoming American Rescue Plan projects.

Committee meetings will begin at 5:00 p.m. with the commission to follow afterwards.

The Cumberland County Commission will gather Monday at 6:00 p.m. Commissioners will consider approving easement deeds to the city of Crossville for a sidewalk project. A resolution for architectural services will also be up for approval.

Fentress County will work on funding the development of an industrial site. The commission will consider giving the Industrial Development Board $58,000 for the project. The meeting begins at 6:00 p.m. at the county courthouse.

Tuesday, employee bonuses will be at the forefront of the Van Buren County Commission. Mayor Greg Wilson said full-time employees that worked through the pandemic could be up for an extra $200 for each month worked.

The commission will also consider spending COVID money on storm water mitigation and HVAC improvements. Business begins at 6:00 p.m. at the county municipal building.

The Van Buren County School Board will meet Wednesday at 5:30 at Central Office.

Thursday the Upper Cumberland Regional Airport Board will gather for a rescheduled meeting at 5:00 p.m. The Cookeville Regional’s Board of Trustees meets the same day at 6:00 p.m.