Madison elected officials appointed 10 members and two alternates to a special committee which will meet three times this fall to discuss the cityâ€™s upcoming impact fee ordinance.
Mayor Tom DuPree outlined the structure of the group, which is specified by state law. â€œHalf of the committee should be consist of bankers, realtors, and commercial and residential developers,â€� said DuPree at a special called council meeting last Thursday.
After some lively discussion, council members se
Madison officials green-lighted this week a $20,000 study of methods by which the city could best improve pressure along the Madison-Rutledge water line in the countyâ€™s ever-growing Highway 278 corridor.
The study, which will be conducted by engineers at JJ&G, will focus on the pump station at the intersection of highways 83 and 278. According to City Manager David Nunn, Madison has responsibility for the water line from the city limits all the way out to Harris Hollis Road, where a meter
My name is Colby Dunn and I live on $10 a week. There, I said it. Itâ€™s out there. I live on $10 a week, and Iâ€™ve been doing it now since May. At first, I didnâ€™t think it was such an enormous deal: Iâ€™m moving to London in January, which is a ridiculously expensive city, I make $7 an hour waiting tables at a retirement home, and I got a speeding ticket that cost me more money than I really want to think about ever again. Thus, I limited my spending to $10 a week for anything other than gas
A new CEO, a new CFO, and three new board members. Itâ€™s a new day for the Morgan Hospital Authority, and they are ready to get things done.
â€œWeâ€™re going places now,â€� said authority chairman Terry Evans. â€œThis group is going to do great things.â€� After an eight-month period which saw the hospital lose both its CEO and CFO, the authority is looking forward to a new day.
â€œI think things are going to start happening,â€� said CEO H.D. Cannington.
The group selecte
The June figures are in for Morgan Memorial Hospital, and for most organizations, that signifies the end of the fiscal year.Â
But the hospital will not know whether it has ended the year in the red or in the black until later this fall, when the federal government decides whether or not the hospital has paid enough to Medicare for the year. As of right now, the total is still a budget unknown.
â€œNormally, weâ€™d have a little better handle on how much [Medicare will demand],â€� said n
Summer is coming to a close and as it does, families across Morgan County are making all those important preparations for the new school year. Whether itâ€™s traversing the halls of a new school for the first time or revisiting the old, familiar classrooms, getting back into the swing of school can take a little time and a lot of information. School for Morgan County students officially opens Monday, August 6.
At the Morgan County Primary School, where enrollment is up to 754 students, school s