The Anderson County Commission will hold its regular monthly meeting on Monday June 19th at 6:30 pm.
During Monday’s meeting, commissioners will likely formally adopt the budget and tax rate for the fiscal year that begins on July 1st. This week, commissioners approved the budget but were unable to finalize it due to some changes made to the EMS budget. Those changes will be compete in time for Monday’s meeting.
The Commission will also hold a special election to appoint someone to serve the remainder of County Trustee Rodney Archer’s term. Archer has accepted the position of Executive Director of the County Officials Association of Tennessee and has announced his resignation as Trustee, effective at 5:00 P.M. on June 30th.
Five people have applied to succeed Archer and they are (in alphabetical order): Regina Copeland; former County Commissioner Scott Gillenwaters; current County Commissoner Myron Iwanski; Angie Knauff and Wanda McCroskey. Whoever is appointed to the position will serve until the county general election in 2018.
The County Officials Association of Tennessee promotes more efficient county government throughout all of the counties of Tennessee. It consists of members from the County Clerks, Clerks of Court, Registers of Deeds, and County Trustees Associations in the state.
Archer was first elected Trustee in 2006 and has earned numerous statewide accolades since taking office.
Monday’s meeting begins at 6:30 pm in room 312 of the Courthouse in Clinton and will be televised on ACTV, Comcast Cable channel 95 in Anderson County.