Smith County Financial Management Committee holds first meeting

November 8, 2023

The Smith County Financial Management Committee met on November 2nd, 2023. Over 20 members of the community including board of education members attended the meeting.

The Financial Management Committee includes the following: Jeff Mason, Barry Smith, Mickey Barrett, Greta Kirby, Erika Ebel, Cordell Smith, and Justin Mauldin. The first order of business at the meeting was assigning positions within the committee.

The meeting began with public comments.

The committee elected Justin Mauldin as chairman of the board. Cordell Smith was elected as vice-chairman. Staci Bush was appointed as interim secretary until the financial director can take over.

The committee discussed the requirements and review process to decide on a financial director. It was decided at the meeting to table the above so the committee can research further.

The next meeting will take place on November 16th at 5:00pm in the small meeting room of the Smith County Ag Center.