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June 21, 2013

County finances show improvement

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The Committee also approved a resolution “providing for reimbursement for the cost of medical services at the Department of Healthcare and Family Services rates for medical assistance.”

IN OTHER BUSINESS:n At the request of Resident Judge Jo Beth Weber, the Committee will recommend to the full board a salary increase of $3,750 annually for assistant public defender Todd Ringel. State’s Attorney Doug Hoffman said Ringel had been putting in a lot of overtime and has done an “excellent job in helping us resolve cases and doing a good job for his clients.”

n Took no action on a written request from Sheriff Roger Mulch to reinstate the pay for the Merit Board. The County Board rejected payment to board members at an earlier meeting since they could not provide documented proof of meeting minutes.

n During the Land, Tax and Appointments Committee meeting, Don R. Davis was appointed to the Board of Review, replacing Jerry McCracken; and Timothy Wehrheim was re-appointed to the Woodlawn Fire District.

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