The Jackson County Commission recently held their first work session led by Commission Chairman Mike Ashburn.


Jackson County Probate Judge Victor Manning addressed commissioners regarding the electronic processing program. Manning explained that Senator Steve Livingston was one of the sponsors of a bill that allows people to file an LLC online. The Secretary of State collects the fees and the LLC is filed electronically. Manning explained that it will not cost the Probate Court anything.
The downtown horticulture fund was discussed by commissioners. Ashburn explained that a meeting was held with Scottsboro Mayor Robin Shelton, who explained they are wanting to move forward with the planting of trees and shrubs on the square. Ashburn explained that when the plants come in the company will do the work on the weekends. Ashburn explained that a request was made for $25,000 to be placed into the horticulture fund to assist with the planting, as well as the purchase and planting of seasonal flowers.
An agreement with ALDOT was discussed by Jackson County Engineer Jonathan Campbell regarding County Road 63. Campbell explained that the agreement discusses requirements for the resurfacing of the roadway. The project covers 63 from the Marshall County line through Woodville.

During reports Jackson County Revenue Commissioner Jeff Arnold explained that the maps on the website have been changed with additional tools available to the public.
Manning submitted to commissioners electronic poll book estimates. Manning explained that each polling place will receive one poll book per every 500 voters. According to Commissioners up to $5,000 was budgeted for the expense of the poll books.  

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