At their meeting July 1, the Lucas County Board of Supervisors approved the hiring of Jacque Gwinn as a part-time clerk in the Lucas County Recorder’s office. Gwinn’s starting wage will be $12 an hour.

The board also approved for Nurse’s Aide Julie Koch to be moved from part-time to full-time status at Lucas County Public Health. Koch will work full-time 32-40 hours per week instead of part-time beginning July 1, 2020. Her salary will remain the same at $11.22 per hour.

The re-appointment of Don Sellers to the Lucas County Veterans Affairs Commission was also approved. His new term is effective from July 1, 2020, through June 30, 2023.

The board also approved a 14-day Class C liquor license (beer/wine) for the Lucas County Fair Board from July 22-Aug. 4, 2020.

A one-year cigarette/tobacco/nicotine/vapor permit was approved for the Ma & Pa Convenience Sore in Lucas from July 1, 2020, through June 30, 2021.

Financial reports approved

The monthly, bi-monthly and quarterly financial reports were all given and approved. The Lucas County Veterans Affairs expenses for June totaled $1,222.67.

The county sheriff’s bi-monthly expenses for the period of June 17-30, 2020, totaled $5,399.14. Of this amount, there was one expense for lights paid to Alliant Energy for $1,751.14. There was also an expense of $1,353.76 for motor vehicle fuel and supply that was paid to the City of Chariton.

The sheriff’s quarterly report for April-June 2020 was also approved. His credits or deposits for this period totaled $16,147.46 and his debits or withdrawals totaled $29,707.12. The sheriff’s beginning running balance for the quarter was $14,580.07 and his ending running balance was $1,020.41.

The county’s claims for the period of June 17-July 1, 2020, were also given and approved and totaled $107.603.11.

Read the July 7, 2020 edition of the Chariton Leader/Herald-Patriot for the rest of the story.

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