Quorum Court approves raises for full-time county employees
In January, the Drew County Quorum Court has met twice so far and has approved raises, county budgets and the county attorney.
According to Drew County Clerk Lyna Gulledge, full-time county employees will receive a 6.25 percent raise this year.
When the court met on Jan. 2, they approved the county budget for 2017 and reinstated Cliff Gibson as county attorney for this term.
The QC also gave Drew County Judge Robert Akin authority to handle the Contract of Obligation with the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality for the Drew County landfill.
Akin and Justices of the Peace Frank Appleberry, Chris Barnett, Carole Bulloch, Tommy Gray, Roger Harris, Orlando Jones, Patty Mitchell and Steve Morrison make up the Quorum Court for 2017.