County finance office is closed to public access

first_imgJACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) – The list of area offices and businesses that is closing their doors to public access is growing in light of the Coronavirus pandemic.  Add the county Finance Office to that list.Campbell County Director of Finance Jeff Marlow said, “After consultation with County Mayor E.L. Morton and County Commission Chairman Johnny Bruce, it has been determined that it is the best interest of the county to close the Finance Office to public access in an effort to lessen the likelihood of finance office employees becoming infected with the Coronavirus virus.”  Marlow points out that maintaining an uninterrupted flow of money to the county employees and to the vendors doing business with the county is essential to the financial wellbeing of the county as is taking every precaution to ensure the health of the employees that perform these tasks.While the office is closed to public access, anyone needing to conduct business with finance office personnel can make use of the office drop-box when delivering hard copy paperwork and to utilize an electronic means of delivery for paperwork whenever possible.  Later this morning, a sign will be placed on the front door entrance notifying the public that as a precautionary measure the finance office is being closed to public access until further notice, but that they can contact the finance office by calling the office number, 423.562.6201.Marlow said, “Hopefully things will return to a standard of normalcy in the next couple of weeks, but until then, we will err on the side of caution.”(WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 03/18/2020-6AM)Share this:FacebookTwitterlast_img