At the Adair County fiscal court meeting on Tuesday, May 23, 2023 the 3/4 of 1% payroll tax passed by a vote of 4 to 3.
Magistrate Terry Hadley made the motion for approval and Magistrate Sammy Baker seconded it. Voting yes, along with Hadley & Baker, was Magistrate Chris Reeder and Judge Larry Russell Bryant. Magistrates Terry Flatt, Billy Coffey, and Tony Denton voted against the payroll tax. Magistrate Mark Humphress did not attend the meeting.
The second & final reading of the payroll tax ordinance will be held at a future meeting of the Adair Fiscal Court.