Proclamation In Honor of National Career and Technical Education Month
WHEREAS: February 1-28, 2011, has been designated Career and Technical Education Month by the Association for Career and Technical Education; and
WHEREAS: profound economic and technological changes in our society are rapidly reflected in the structure and nature of work, thereby placing new and additional responsibilities on our educational system; and
Supervisors take steps on blues project
County supervisors made a number of “housecleaning” decisions at their payroll meeting on Feb. 15, including filling the vacant position of commissioner on the North Tunica Fire Protection District board.
The board approved the appointment of William Calder to the post. Calder, a security supervisor at a casino resort, lives in the district, administrator Clifton Johnson said.
Supervisors also approved appropriations of $51,253.33 to the airport and $98,000 to Tunica County Public Projects, Inc.
Robinsonville Community Center gets green light
The “when” is still uncertain, but the “where” and “how” on a community center in Robinsonville were finally decided at the Board of Supervisors meeting on Feb. 7.
On the heels of a motion to approve a $300,000 allottment for a fire station at Dundee, District 1 Supervisor James Dunn called for the approval of the Robinsonville community center. Dunn said the item had been budgeted for and he would like to see bids solicited for the project.
Board president Billy Pegram asked Dunn to wait until the board got farther down in the agenda. An item, listed as number 27, called for consideration on a voting precinct at Robinsonville. Dunn said as far as he was concerned, his issue should come first.
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