Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

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July 3, 2014

County accepts grant for Drug/DUI Court program

CROSSVILLE — Cumberland County commissioners approved a resolution to authorize the acceptance of a grant contract between the state of Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services and Cumberland County and to authorize the county mayor to execute the grant documents.

Resolution 06-2014-1 was unanimously approved. The resolution is for the Tennessee Certified Recovery Court Program at the Cumberland County Recovery Drug Court, which has been selected to receive a grant in the amount of $50,000.

The funds are to be used at the Cumberland County Recovery Drug/DUI Court program for court administration, professional services and supplies, according to the resolution.

The grant will be effective beginning July 1, 2014, and end June 30, 2015, and there is no required funding match for Cumberland County.

It was approved after a motion was made by Johnny Presley, 3rd District commissioner. Presley's motion was supported by Larry Allen, 6th District commissioner.

County commissioners also approved library board membership appointments during the June county commission meeting.

Commissioners unanimously approved resolution 06-2014-2 — reappointing Ron Pulley to the Cumberland County Library Board for a second term of three years to begin July 1, 2014, and end June 30, 2017; reappointing Melanie Sherrill to the Cumberland County Library Board for a second term of three years to begin July 1, 2014, and end on June 30, 2017; and appointing Ann Perron to the Cumberland County Library Board for a first term of three years to begin July 1, 2014, and end on June 30, 2017.

It was approved after a motion was made by Nancy Hyder, 2nd District commissioner. Hyder's motion was supported by Dave Hassler, 3rd District commissioner.

Commissioners also approved resolution 06-2014-3 — to reappoint Darrell Comer as a member of the Cumberland County Health and Safety Standards Board for a term to expire on May 15, 2019. It was approved after a motion was made by Roy Turner, 7th District commissioner. Turner's motion was supported by Terry Carter, 6th District commissioner.

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