The Lawrence County Quorum Court updated the county’s personnel policy at Monday night’s meeting.

The revisions were made to be sure everything was stated correctly on how things like sick time and insurance are handled for employees and when benefits become available for new employees.

In addition, justices repealed an ordinance from 2001 that stated employees had to use comp time within 60 days or they would lose it, as that restriction is not allowable by law.

Justices also heard a presentation from Bryce Baldridge and Tori Copeland with the Lawrence County Extension Service.

They gave an update on their programs, as well as their move into a new part of the USDA building and updates that will be done to their new office space.

In other business:

Lloyd Clark was selected as delegate to the Quorum Court Association meeting to be held in Little Rock in April.

The court passed a sunset for the COVID-19 state of emergency ordinance passed in 2020.

County Attorney Clay Sloan reported on the purchase of the building on Main Street. The closing is expected within the week.

Sloan gave an update on the Cache River lawsuit, which has been postponed.

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