The fiscal court held its monthly meeting tonight at the county extension building. The second reading was done to allow the sheriff’s department to bill for working traffic accidents where it utilizes their resources. Robin Costello received a grant for the animal shelter in the amount of $20,000.00. The fiscal court also is going to lift the $5000.00 payroll exemption, so everyone will now have to pay the 1% tax on the first $5000.00 they make in the county. The county Judge explained it was to catch transient workers and it could generate up to $75,000.00, with $50,000.00 being earmarked for the elderly. The court went into closed session to discuss personnel and land acquisition.