The Adair County recycling center will be under the tutelage of newly hired director Jayce Grant. Grant was hired by the fiscal court Tuesday during a brief special called meeting after the personnel committee gave a formal recommendation to hire Grant.
“Jayce Grant has been working on his degree at Lindsey Wilson College in sustainability,” said District 4 magistrate Perry Reeder. “He will be graduating in December but we want to get his started July 2.”
Current recycling center director, David Smith, turned in a letter of resignation effective July 6.
“I’m excited to get started,” says Grant. “I have a passion for recycling and sustainability and can’t wait to get started.”
Grant will be full-time with a salary of $10.50 per hour.
In other news at the meeting, Judge Executive Michael Lee Stephens appointed Elliot Burton to be a member of the Board of Assessment Appeals. Judge Stephens also appointed Tia White to be BAA chairman. White will replace Mitchell Poff as Poff’s term as chairman expired.
Finally, the fiscal court voted to surplus two former Sheriff’s office cars. The vehicles will be sold via surplus online auction.
All members of the fiscal court were present for the special called meeting with the exception of District 2 magistrate Daryl Flatt.
By Adam Capps