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Commission Talks Drug Task Force

By Glenn Collins
Friday, July 13, 2012 | 5:07 AM

The Winston County Commission met Monday morning for its regular meeting and heard a presentation from District Attorney Jack Bostick concerning Winston County's possible rejoining of the Drug Task Force.

Winston County Sheriff Rick Harris has requested that Winston be brought back in to the Drug Task Force, according to Bostick. Currently, only Marion County participates in the organization. He was sent by the task froce board to measure Winston County's interest. Rejoining could cost $1.50 per person living in the county, as laid out in the task force's proposed plan. The Commission took no action at the meeting, but is waiting for municipal response to the plan.

The Commission approved a request for a nurse at the Winston County Jail and directed this posting to be released:

"The Winston County Commission is currently taking applications for one registered nurse to work in the Winston County Jail.  Applicant must be able to produce a current Alabama nursing license.  This opening is considered full time position limited to 32 hours weekly with full benefits.  Effective date of employment July 30, 2012.

"Applications may be picked up in the office of the Winston County Commission and returned to same no later than Thursday, July  26, 2012 at 12:00 noon.

"For further information call 205-489-5026."

In other action, the Commission adopted a resolution to participate in the County Joint Bid Program's Regional Debris Removal and Monitoring Service and approved entering into a new contract with Correctional Managed Care, pending finalization of the contract details.

The Commission meets again Monday, July 24, 9 AM, at its offices in Double Springs.

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