Chattooga County Commissioner Jason Winters held his regular monthly meeting on Thursday evening at the Chattooga County Courthouse Annex in Summerville.  The commissioner reviewed actions taken by his office over the past month, which consisted mostly of appointments to various boards.

The commissioner appointed Mr. Glenn Downes to the Regional I EMS Advisory Council for a two-year term beginning Jan. 15, 2011, and ending January 14, 2013.  Also he re-appointed Brad Hayes, Larry Wesson, Tommy O’Kelly and Sammy Lee to the Chattooga County Water District Board.  The commissioner also re-appointed Scott Copeland to the Chattooga County Board of Health for a five year term.

In keeping with a campaign pledge, the commissioner continues to gradually increasing the Freeport Tax Exemption.  With the resolution signed this year the Freeport Tax Exemption is now at 60%.

AM 1180 Chattooga County Radio will broadcast the commissioner’s meeting – stay tuned for broadcast times.