Parks & Rec panel says pay needed

9:42 am | October 11, 2012

The Carter County Parks and Recreation Board is turning to the state legislature in a bid to increase participation in meetings by paying its members.

Board members met Wednesday afternoon to decide the specifics of a private act – a resolution passed by the state which would only affect Carter County – which would be taken to the full commission before being sent to the state legislature for approval.

Last month, the board approved a motion to request a private act in order to increase board participation by paying its members. Board members had been paid until this past spring, when the county discovered Te

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