Taylor Fiscal Court met in regular session Tuesday, June 19th. Just prior to the beginning of the meeting the court presented the family of former Fifth District Magistrate Ed Gorin with a gift as a token of their appreciation for his many years as a magistrate. Gorin resigned from Taylor Fiscal Court due to health issues. Derrick Bright was appointed by Governor Matt Bevin to fill the unexpired term. Bright will be on the ballot in November of 2018 running for a full term as 5th District Magistrate on Taylor Fiscal Court. In terms of action taken by Taylor Fiscal Court magistrates approved the second reading of the budget for the 2018-2019 fiscal year, accepted 190,974 dollars in discretionary road money from the State Department of Transportation for work on three roads in Taylor County, approved raising the salary of Green-Taylor Water District board members from 250 to 300 dollars a month, approved the appointment of Bill Netherland and Chris Gupton to the tourism board and approved the appointment of Shirley Thomas to another term on the council on aging. It was also noted that a net total of 3,939,637 dollars in occupational tax revenue had been received through the end of May for the 2017-2018 fiscal year.