Meridian Star

Local News

April 16, 2014

Council lifts hiring freeze, hiring hurdles remain

(Continued)

MERIDIAN —

            It's a very labor-intensive process, he added. McGrevey said they are still in the process of searching for a new CFO. That job has been open since February when the mayor fired long-time CFO Ed Skipper.

            In other action, the council gave the go-ahead to apply for a Community Development Block Grant for up to $600,000 to provide funding needed to replace the Old Highway 80 bridge over Okatibbee Creek. The bridge closed recently and the grant would require a 50 percent match from the city and possibly some work or funds from the county.

            The council also approved changing the city's subdivision rules to require sidewalks in subdivisions.

Text Only
Local News
Facebook
Helium debate
Helium
Twitter Updates
AP Video
Raw: Massive Dust Storm Covers Phoenix 12-hour Cease-fire in Gaza Fighting Begins Raw: Bolivian Dancers Attempt to Break Record Raw: Israel, Palestine Supporters Rally in US Raw: Palestinians and Israeli Soldiers Clash Raw: Air Algerie Flight 5017 Wreckage Virginia Governor Tours Tornado Aftermath Judge Faces Heat Over Offer to Help Migrant Kids Kerry: No Deal Yet on 7-Day Gaza Truce Kangaroo Goes Missing in Oklahoma More M17 Bodies Return, Sanctions on Russia Grow Gaza Residents Mourn Dead Amid Airstrikes Raw: Deadly Tornado Hits Virginia Campground Ohio State Marching Band Chief Fired After Probe Raw: Big Rig Stuck in Illinois Swamp Cumberbatch Brings 'Penguins' to Comic-Con Raw: Air Algerie Crash Site in Mali Power to Be Restored After Wash. Wildfire Crashed Air Algerie Plane Found in Mali Israel Mulls Ceasefire Amid Gaza Offensive
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide