Thursday, October 10, 2013

Winston Supervisors Board Minutes from October 7 Online

The unapproved Board Minutes from the Winston County Supervisors' Meeting on Monday, October 7 are now online on the County's website. Supervisors dealt with a multitude of issues including a bid opening for a bridge replacement project on Old Robinson Road. After review a bid from J.J. Ferguson was accepted. The Board also approved numerous Homestead re-instatements, established joint checking accounts for area volunteer fire departments, and approved some hirings and pay raises for part-time Sheriff Department personnel.

The Board also heard from Winston Medical Center Administrator, Lee McCall with updates on activities at WMC and the new clinic under construction in Noxapater. McCall also invited Board members to participate in the upcoming Health Care Forum scheduled for next week. (see our previous article)

The Board received an update from Winston Choctaw County Regional Correctional Facility Warden Neal Higgason concerning improvements in process at the facility.  New administration procedures and security procedures are actively in place and the facility is working closely with MDOC officials and the American Correctional Association, (ACA) to attain accreditation of the facility.

To see the Board Minutes from October 7, - click here