The Oak Ridge City Council agreed on Monday to contribute $30,000 per year for five years to continue operating Anderson County General Sessions Court in Oak Ridge.
The money will be used for court operations and capital costs for Anderson County General Sessions Court, Division II, in Oak Ridge.
Council approved the funding in a 6-0 vote, with Council member Hans Vogel absent.
The city and the Oak Ridge City Council have supporting having the General Sessions Court in Oak Ridge since it started in 1993, according to City Manager Mark Watson.
“We believe that it is important to have that here,” Watson said. “It does save us a little bit of time.” [Read more…]