Some repairs and maintenance on Henry County facilities were approved by commissioners today (Tues.) as part of their regular session. The Henry County board approved a proposal from the W.R. Meyers Company totaling more than $30,000. The biggest chunk of those maintenance dollars go toward repairs to some sandstone blocks in the Henry County Courthouse, at just under $25,000. Another project will be to install some protection at the historic structure to prevent damage caused by birds. And about $3,700 will be spent on improvements to the sheriff’s tower located on Reiser Street behind the courthouse.
The Henry County Commissioners have approved a one-year contract extension with Connie Parker, to serve as Coordinator for the Family and Children’s First Council. That figure is $15,600, and is in effect through July 2014. The Family and Children First Council also coordinates grants for children’s programs in Henry County. That current figure is nearly $164,000.