Last month, the Butler County Commission selected Intrust Bank to provide the county’s banking services.
During their Tuesday meeting, the commissioners approved payroll cards from Intrust for county employees who don’t utilize direct deposit.
The county is looking to move away from issuing paper checks to its employees, and will do so effective Jan. 1, 2013.
At that time, employees will have two options to receive their paychecks: direct deposit or a payroll card. The payroll cards function much like a debit card, and is loaded with the balance of that pay period’s check.
In other business, the commission:
• authorized Emergency Communications Director Chris Davis to travel to Franklin, Tenn., for Reverse 911 Training.
• authorized Director of Public Works Darryl Lutz to solicit proposals for aerial photography and topographic contour mapping work at three sites proposed for county bridge replacement projects.
• adopted a resolution establishing speed limits for SW Haverhill Road from El Dorado to US-400. A speed limit of 45 miles per hour going south from Towanda Street was approved. There had been a speed zone in front of the old Haverhill School, but there won’t be anymore.
• tabled a discussion about 2013 budgeted out-of-state travel requests from county departments.
• hosted members of Butler County high school government classes for Government Day activities.