During the Clay County Council meeting Monday evening, the following was discussed:
* The council approved Ordinance No. 12-2012, which is regarding anti-nepotism. The ordinance is pursuant to state code and prohibits the hiring of a family member who will be in the direct line of supervision of the other,
* The council approved all personal and real estate tax abatements excluding Covol Fuels Chinook, LLC, because the company did not meet compliance. Because of the denied abatement, a hearing will take place during the August Clay County Council meeting to give the company a chance to speak. The meeting will be Aug. 6, at 6 p.m.,
* The council reappointed Dr. Richard Frankville to the Brazil Public Library Board,
* The council set the date for nonbinding reviews as Sept. 4, at 5 p.m., during their regular monthly meeting. The reviews need to be turned in by Aug. 15,
* The council approved the second amendment made to the Clay County Sheriff's pension statement, and
* Auditor Mary Jo Alumbaugh updated the council on the statewide 911 Fund. She said Clay County would receive $410,628.
"We'll probably have to divert some money from somewhere else to keep (the program) going," Alumbaugh said.