The Caldwell County Fiscal Court met in regular session Thursday at the courthouse in downtown Princeton.

After the Pledge of Allegiance and a prayer Caldwell County Judge Executive Ellen Dunning called the meeting to order and County Clerk Toni Watson called roll. The court then unanimously approved the agenda and the minutes from the December 12th meeting.

Judge Dunning then gave her Judge Executive comments in which she wished everyone a Happy New Year.

The meeting then moved to unfinished business, of which there was none, so the meeting moved to new business. The first item of new business was to approve Treasure’s transfers. After a motion and a second the court unanimously authorized the approval of Treasure’s transfers. The next item of new business was the authorization to pay bills as presented. After a motion and a second the court unanimously gave authorization to pay bills as presented.

The meeting then moved to department and committee reports and the court heard from the various county departments and committees.

The meeting then moved to magistrates’ comments. Magistrate Philip Sisk addressed the court asking everyone assembled to remember longtime active community member Don Darnell’s family in light of his passing.

Judge Dunning then spoke up reminding everyone that the courthouse will be closed Friday, December 29th and Monday, January 1st for the New Year’s Holiday. The courthouse will reopen on Tuesday, January 2nd.

After a motion and a second, the meeting adjourned. The next regular Caldwell County Fiscal Court meeting will be Tuesday, January 9th and is open to the public.

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